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Name that interactive story

A couple of years ago (maybe more) I played/read a story told in several episodes and in a variety of media. [more inside]
posted by man down under on Sep 28, 2015 - 2 answers

Flash game about a female spy around WWI?

Some years ago I played a Flash game set around the time of WWI. You played a female spy, moved around a house & its basement, and picked up objects to use. Anybody remember what game this was, or the author's name? Thanks.
posted by circular on Feb 13, 2015 - 2 answers

Flash Game help?

Help me find a flash game where you built a spaceship from parts of enemy ships [more inside]
posted by nickhb on Jul 23, 2012 - 5 answers

Help my kid make a flash game

After spending more time on them than he should, my 7 year old has decided that he wants to make his own flash game. I have done the obligatory googling without finding anything obviously suitable. Are there any applications out there (free or $) designed or suited for kids? I don't imagine that he will be making anything from scratch, but assume there are some drag and drop applications out there with which he can have fun. Thanks.
posted by magwich on Jun 6, 2011 - 10 answers

Is Flash going the way of the dodo?

Advice to an absolute beginner: Should I try to learn Flash and ActionScript for creating games and rapid prototyping of ideas? Or some other technology? Because of iOS, is Flash going the way of the dodo? If I try to learn Flash, will I be painting myself into a tech corner, so to speak? [more inside]
posted by Cool Papa Bell on Mar 14, 2011 - 9 answers

What's the best available tutorial for making games in Flash?

What's the best tutorial out there for 101 Game Making with Flash? [more inside]
posted by GilloD on Jan 1, 2011 - 5 answers

Teach me the basics of webgame design!

I feel like learning how to make some simple Flash games, moving up to more complicated ideas later on. I've downloaded/installed ActonScript and Fixel's stuff for programing. Where's a good source for tutorials/guides for learning to do the basics? [more inside]
posted by mccarty.tim on Sep 15, 2010 - 9 answers

Beyond 80,000 Super Mario Clones

We all love Flash Friday around these parts. But where can we find flash/casual games that are reviewed or blogged about intelligently? [more inside]
posted by mreleganza on Jul 15, 2010 - 11 answers

Anything but chess

Can you recommend me some turn-based, in-browser and multiplayer online games? [more inside]
posted by SamuelBowman on Jun 13, 2010 - 15 answers

Looking for this serious game.

Help me find this "serious game" that simulated everyday life in a third world country. [more inside]
posted by CRM114 on Mar 1, 2010 - 3 answers

Help! I'm running out of games!

Please recommend some great puzzle/adventure/escape browser games! [more inside]
posted by sentient on Jan 29, 2010 - 6 answers

Does this game genre even have a name?

What are some great computer games for people who enjoy non-linear privateering, combat, and risky missions? [more inside]
posted by The Winsome Parker Lewis on Nov 2, 2009 - 17 answers

I want to click it and forget it for a while

I'm looking for games that progress in real time, similar to Farmville on Facebook. [more inside]
posted by Team of Scientists on Oct 17, 2009 - 18 answers

Help me find this Flash game!

There's a flash game that I can't seem to find or remember the name of. However, I remember everything else about it. [more inside]
posted by SparkyPine on Jun 19, 2009 - 4 answers

I'm building my first Flash program, and I need help with a problem with collision detection...

I'm building my first Flash program, and I need help with a problem with collision detection... [more inside]
posted by monkeyagent on May 30, 2009 - 6 answers

Where are some good simple puzzle games?

I'm looking for some good, simple puzzle games. Online or iPhone. [more inside]
posted by wholebroad on Mar 26, 2009 - 18 answers

Embed Sim City?

Is there an embeddable Flash Sim City game anywhere on the Web?
posted by grrarrgh00 on Mar 26, 2009 - 4 answers

Questions about making dress-up games in Flash

I draw paper dolls, and I would like to be able to make a dress-up game in Flash out of them. I can find tutorials about making simple dress-up games easily enough, but I have two questions that none of the tutorials seem to answer: one about linked layers and one about "snapping" the outfit in place. [more inside]
posted by shirobara on Oct 14, 2008 - 11 answers

I need a flash animator

I need to know: a) how much a good flash animator costs, b) where to find one and c) how long it would take to develop some simple flash based games. [more inside]
posted by omnipotentq on Jun 6, 2008 - 9 answers

Flash Games for Children

My 3.5 year old niece loves this site, Poisson Rouge, which is a flash-based letters, numbers and object game. Can you recommend any others that are similar or that she might like? Thanks.
posted by emoeby on Feb 8, 2008 - 6 answers

I'm looking for help compiling a top 20 "must play" list of essential videogames.

I'm looking for help compiling a top 20 "must play" list of essential videogames. [more inside]
posted by monkeyagent on Jan 8, 2008 - 66 answers

Games with Random Flash Action?

I'm looking for flash "games" suitable in content for a preschool child (ie: no gore, violence, etc.) where you click the mouse or press a key and something happens, but where you're basically just creating random action. For example, clicking the mouse on the screen might cause a "firework" to deploy or a bubble to be created or burst. Any suggestions?
posted by anastasiav on Dec 31, 2007 - 22 answers

Download flash based games?

USAToday has embedded crosswords in Adobe .swf format: Is there any way to save these to my computer for later offline use? I tried Amazing Media Browser but it wants to re-download the game when I try to work the crossword.
posted by bbranden1 on Dec 16, 2007 - 12 answers

Web fun for 3 to 4 year olds

Please recommend a good puzzle or activity website that's suitable for a 3 or 4 year old. [more inside]
posted by rolypolyman on Nov 10, 2007 - 17 answers

I wanna make something new!

I want to learn to create my own flash video game, where to begin? [more inside]
posted by Jezztek on Sep 10, 2007 - 4 answers

Smack Smack Blam Blam

Trying to find a Flash game that I played a good couple of years ago. It was one of your average sidescrolling fighting games, pitting you against a bunch of baddies, with the somewhat unique catch that nobody had any arms, just hands. [more inside]
posted by cyrusdogstar on Oct 17, 2006 - 4 answers

TechFilter: I would like to obtain a specific file out of an SIS package. Can it be done?

TechFilter: I would like to obtain the SWF file out of this SIS package. Can it be done? [more inside]
posted by sjvilla79 on Aug 27, 2006 - 3 answers

Help me waste my time.

Help me waste my time. I'm trying to find this flash/shockwave game that I used to play religiously a couple of years ago. Individual multi-colored balls or spheres fall from the top of the screen and you use your mouse or arrow keys to move the balls left or right. [more inside]
posted by SoulOnIce on Sep 22, 2005 - 10 answers

Finding A Company to Build a Flash Game

A colleague emailed me with an idea for a computer game to illustrate and educate about health care reform in the US, something a la Sim City, but much simpler, just interactive. How would I go about finding and contacting companies or design groups to create the game and get bids? [more inside]
posted by gramcracker on Jun 10, 2005 - 4 answers

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