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Free online games, courtesy of Slate
December 21, 2007 12:29 PM   Subscribe

Just in time for Flash Friday, Slate lists the best free online games. The first one they mention, The Tall Stump, has been on MeFi previously, but there's more—even an Infocom-style text-based game.
posted by cerebus19 (9 comments total) 26 users marked this as a favorite

 
What, no tower defense?
posted by Pope Guilty at 12:40 PM on December 21, 2007 [1 favorite]


See also Good Experience Games.
posted by euphorb at 1:08 PM on December 21, 2007 [2 favorites]


Blix

Head and shoulders above anything else.
posted by Wood at 1:19 PM on December 21, 2007 [1 favorite]


Shockwave Player has not yet been ported to run natively on the new Intel-based Macintosh computers and currently only runs in Rosetta emulation mode. To install and use Shockwave Player on an Intel-based Macintosh, you will need to run the browser in Rosetta emulation mode.

Uh. What.
posted by wemayfreeze at 1:24 PM on December 21, 2007 [1 favorite]


Also: Commander Keen!!!
posted by wemayfreeze at 1:24 PM on December 21, 2007


Do people still use shockwave? Why?
posted by empath at 3:12 PM on December 21, 2007


I'm loving that text-based game.
posted by cmyk at 9:23 PM on December 21, 2007


I've played this one a few times, and they should have named it "You're Fucked No Matter What You Do!"
posted by The Card Cheat at 8:43 AM on December 22, 2007


Blix rocks : >

i'm currently addicted to this--Gorillaz Tiles (from the band--simple and great for unwinding after tons of work)
posted by amberglow at 11:19 AM on December 22, 2007


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