9 posts tagged with game and toy.
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What was this geometric creature builder website?

Several years ago, I saw a website with a fun little flash or javascript applet thingy where you could build little tensegrity structure creatures, then have oscillating movements applied to the pieces, so that the structures would seem to "walk". I don't remember what it was called! From memory, one of the simpler structures looked sort of like this. What was it? Is it still online? [more inside]
posted by rivenwanderer on Jan 3, 2012 - 4 answers


Help me play with my nephew and not go crazy. [more inside]
posted by SLC Mom on Oct 23, 2010 - 34 answers

Elusive jigsaw puzzle - Mad Magazine related?

Seeking old jigsaw type puzzle from my childhood. Possibly Mad magazine related, or drawn by Al Jaffee... slim details inside. [more inside]
posted by routergirl on Nov 16, 2009 - 6 answers

Which Leapster should I choose for 5 year old?

What is better? The Leapster Gaming System or the Leapster 2 Gaming System? [more inside]
posted by lynnie-the-pooh on Jul 14, 2009 - 7 answers

Can you identify these pocket games from the early eighties?

Help me identify a toy! Around 1980 (in the northeastern United States) there was a line of small games contained within sealed plastic boxes approximately five inches long, two and half across, and perhaps half an inch thick (13 x 6 x 1cm, about the size of a pocket calculator back then). Many contained one or more small steel balls. Some, with flippers, took the form of a pinball or basketball game. Others were mazes or other puzzles. Some contained plastic beads floating in fluid. Some involved magnets. I had a bunch of these at one point but I cannot remember who made them or what they were called.
posted by Songdog on Mar 18, 2009 - 11 answers

Video game "playing cars" is fun!

My son and I love playing in the cars on Lego Batman: The Video Game (Wii). What other "vehicle toy" games are there? [more inside]
posted by BaxterG4 on Mar 17, 2009 - 13 answers

Nano Warrior?

I'm trying to find a keychain game that I once played as a kid. [more inside]
posted by CliffDiving44 on Feb 9, 2008 - 1 answer

Handheld game!

Is there a way to market a toy to a company, get royalties from it and never file for a patent? [more inside]
posted by spacefire on Jul 12, 2007 - 10 answers

Good web-based (tablet-oriented?) art/drawing games/apps?

I'm looking for fun web-based drawing/art games and toys and apps. [more inside]
posted by cortex on Dec 26, 2006 - 9 answers

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