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March 31, 2010 1:49 PM   Subscribe

Taberinos is a flash game where you bounce a puck off lines to remove them.
posted by klangklangston (16 comments total) 30 users marked this as a favorite

 
I spent way too much time playing this yesterday.
posted by mrbill at 1:52 PM on March 31, 2010 [1 favorite]


You know, I'm supposed to be going downstairs, getting into the car, and driving across town right now not playing ridiculously addictive flash games in my underwear, right?
posted by carsonb at 1:58 PM on March 31, 2010 [5 favorites]


Tony Pa games, of which this is one, are some of the most simple and yet addictive games I've played.
posted by vacapinta at 2:06 PM on March 31, 2010 [2 favorites]


I didn't realize this was Tony Pa. I love that guy.
posted by klangklangston at 2:11 PM on March 31, 2010


The Tony Pa site has a version without all the Armor plating.
posted by chavenet at 2:11 PM on March 31, 2010 [1 favorite]


I hated this until I got addicted to it. And then I hated it some more.
posted by mudpuppie at 2:17 PM on March 31, 2010 [1 favorite]


Not to enable anyone, but here's a full-screen version.
posted by Ian A.T. at 2:18 PM on March 31, 2010 [2 favorites]


What if they were human babies? We'd all be crying out that it was child abuse. Anything awful is cute when it happens to geometric shapes, eh?
posted by Hicksu at 2:50 PM on March 31, 2010 [2 favorites]


this game would be similar to pool, if being good at it made you more attractive!
posted by nathancaswell at 3:38 PM on March 31, 2010


This game is similar to pool, in that occasionally I make a truly brilliant shot and quickly convince myself that was exactly the outcome I had planned all along.
posted by chavenet at 3:39 PM on March 31, 2010 [3 favorites]


Wait, Carson, you have to put the game into your underpants to play it? That brings a whole new dimension to pocket pool.

And is it Friday already? Where has the week gone?
posted by beelzbubba at 3:54 PM on March 31, 2010


What if they were human babies? We'd all be crying out that it was child abuse. Anything awful is cute when it happens to geometric shapes, eh?

This game takes on a whole new Rated-M-For-Mature meaning after you read the title/mouseover text from today's xkcd cartoon.
posted by Strange Interlude at 4:24 PM on March 31, 2010


Great tango music, much better than most game sound.
posted by theora55 at 6:10 PM on March 31, 2010 [1 favorite]


That game is some fun. Why does it remind me of Qix?
posted by beelzbubba at 7:01 PM on March 31, 2010


Similar-but-different: Gimme Friction Baby

(warning: loud and obnoxious website logo at the beginning)
posted by Rhaomi at 10:00 PM on March 31, 2010


I was reminded of Gimme Friction Baby, too. There's an iPhone implementation of the game, if you're interested, called Orbital. (One caveat, though: the shots in Orbital have the same velocity as shots in GFB, but they're much faster. This sounds like a minor change, but it makes the game more frenetic and not as thoughtful as GFB.)

Here's hoping this comes to the iPhone...
posted by Ian A.T. at 10:04 AM on April 1, 2010


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