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ClickToPlugin & ClickToFlash Safari extensions
"ClickToPlugin is a lightweight and highly customizable extension that prevents Safari from launching plug-ins automatically, resulting in faster browsing, reduced fan usage, and increased battery life. It replaces every plug-in object by an unobtrusive placeholder that can be clicked to load the embedded content. Further, it can replace many plug-in-based media players by Safari’s native HTML5 media player." Installed.
flash  plugins  safari  mac  extension 
november 2011 by infovore
Make Flash Games with StencylWorks
GameMaker-like tool for OSX and Windows - that outputs Flash games, built out of Flixel and Box2D. Niiice.
games  prototyping  flash  flixel  box2d 
june 2011 by infovore
N?na, Ha?e F?aith
Lovely: closing your eyes to change the state of the world, and thus make progress through the world.
games  flash  delightful 
march 2011 by infovore
Fault Line - Nitrome
I really like this, and need to spend more time with it when I'm not at work: platform-puzzler in which you can "fold" the environment up to shortcut parts of the level. Nice aesthetic, too.
games  flash  platformer  folding  puzzle  faultline 
june 2010 by infovore
Bit Battalion » gnop
gnop is pong, except up/down move the ball, and you're trying to avoid the right-hand paddle to scroll right to the next screen. It is hard.
games  pong  gnop  flash 
january 2010 by infovore
Tuper Tario Tros.
It's Mario. And then it's Tetris. And then it's Mario. And then it's Tetris. Copyright-infringing Flixel awesomeness - much better than the concept initially sounds. You should check this out.
games  flash  flixel  mashup  mario  tetris 
december 2009 by infovore
Every day the same dream - molleindustria
Bleak, stylistically lovely, flash game about the drudgery of existence. Not cheery, but some beautiful touches. And I loved the cow.
flash  games  life  experimentalgameplay 
december 2009 by infovore
Linked almost everywhere by now, but still: a marvellous, marvellous game, dead simple to play, thoughtful, and well-paced. A must-play, really.
games  flash  puzzle  minimal  simple  beautiful  sliding 
december 2009 by infovore
This Is The Only Level | Armor Games
Yes it is. Jolly good, and the music will drive you crackers.
games  flash  experimental  onelevel  elephant 
august 2009 by infovore
Fig. 8 Trailer
"In the game you are rewarded for keeping your tracks together while navigating through the surreal world of an "architectural" diagram. The camera moves in continuous motion and the object is to finish the course with as many points as possible." Watch the trailer; it's astoundingly pretty. Can't wait for this one!
games  drawing  flash  technical  illustration  beautiful 
july 2009 by infovore
Intuition Games » Gray
A game about protest, conflict, and shades of gray. Worth playing through to the 'end'; certainly made me think, and unlike any game I've played in a while. Not sure how this passed me bay.
games  flash  protest  riot  conflict 
july 2009 by infovore
The Online Portfolio of Corey O'Neil
"The Collision Detection Kit is a package of classes for pixel-precise, shape-based collision detection for all display objects. It is written in Actionscript 3.0 and meant for Flash Player version 9 and higher. The kit comes with several features to control how collisions are detected, and provides data for the user of the kit so they can do something about the collision." Might be interesting, we'll see.
actionscript  flash  library  collisiondetection  useful 
june 2009 by infovore
FAST GAMES - Little Wheel
"There was once a world of living robots. But one day a bad accident occured in the main power generator. The world fell into a deep sleep. Bring life back to the world!" Wonderful animation and art design, and a charming little game. It'll take you about 10-20 minutes. It's brilliant.
games  flash  design  robots  beautiful  animation  art 
june 2009 by infovore
strobist-project-opensource-trigger - Google Code
It's an open-source radio-trigger for small flashes. Really! The hardware, the software - the whole lot - is open source. The Strobist community never ceases to impress with its ingenuity.
flash  offcamera  photography  lighting  strobe  strobist  electronics  hardware  opensource 
april 2009 by infovore
PushButton Game Engine
"The PushButton Engine is an open-source game engine and framework that's designed for a new generation of games. This game engine helps you spend less time with code conventions and more time designing fun experiences." Flash and Box2D from the looks of things. This could be really, really interesting.
flash  games  programming  development  engine  actionscript 
march 2009 by infovore - photographer education
A technique page from a working photographer with quite a few useful tips and technique articles linked off it.
tips  flash  photography  lighting  tutorials 
march 2009 by infovore
This is ridiculous.
flash  bonkers  game  tetris  giant 
march 2009 by infovore
Mirror's Edge 2D
Full version, no out! The beta was lovely, so I'm looking forward to this a lot.
flash  games  parkour  2d  platforming  mirrosedge 
february 2009 by infovore
cursor*10 2nd (NEKOGAMES)
It's more cursor*10, and it's as fiendish and entertaining as ever. The impaled-cursor is particularly cute.
flash  games  memory  puzzle  repetition 
february 2009 by infovore
The Space Game - Real Time Strategy Game by David Scott –
Very, very good - reminds me a bit of Galcon, but it's much more resource-driven and less twitchy. Nice and simple, and well-executed.
flash  games  strategy  spcae  resourcemanagement 
february 2009 by infovore
chewing pixels » 16-bit Minutemen
"It’s a scrolling arcade beat ‘em up in the Final Fight-style based within the Watchmen universe. Just like Alan would have wanted." I know, I know. But: it has charm, it's LittleLoud, and it's not like it's setting out to be canon narrative! It's pretending to be a passable arcade game from a long while ago. So I'm going to give it a break (unlike that horrible 3D beat-em-up that's coming out, that looks like it's trying to be Like The Movie).
flash  games  pastiche  watchmen  licensing  littleloud  scrollingbeatemup  sensible 
february 2009 by infovore [ Unity and the Future of Browser-Based Games ]
"If 2009 is going to see the emergence of high-quality browser-based games, then 2009 is going to be the year of Unity. It has: lots of powerful features; iPhone support; Wii publishing; a developing community; quality developers using it; and an upcoming upcoming PC version. In short, it is about to make a major splash. I feel compelled to jump in with it — the indie license is cheaper than the Flash IDE."
flash  games  platform  iphone  development  middleware  browser  embedded  unity 
february 2009 by infovore
forked from: forked from: forked from: AAShip | wonderfl build flash online
Kenta Cho's making stuff on wondfl, in ActionScript. This example is ASCII-based bulletty goodness.
flash  shmup  game  kentacho  via:offworld 
february 2009 by infovore
wonderfl build flash online
"write Actionscript3 code in a textarea, and your code will be compiled server side. Your compiled Flash will be reloaded automatically in the right side of the page, so write code and see it real-time." And you can fork other people's code. It's like github and Heroku all at once, but for Flash.
programming  flash  online  actionscript 
february 2009 by infovore
Routes Game - games
Sneeze is the latest minigame inside Routes to be released. It's a bit like Boomshine and Every Extend, except using the common cold as your weapon. Children are easy vectors, the elderly are slow but you get more points for infecting them. Lots of fun, and great splatter effects.
flash  games  routesgame  routes  oneshot  disease  effectiveness 
february 2009 by infovore
SoundManager 2: Javascript Sound For The Web
"By wrapping and extending Flash 8's sound API, SoundManager 2 brings solid audio functionality to Javascript." Dark voodoo. Dark, clever, voodoo.
flash  programming  audio  music  sound  javascript  mp3  nifty 
january 2009 by infovore
If you can see it, it exists. If you can't, it doesn't. Lovely, tough, fun.
games  flash  blackandwhite  light  shade  closure 
january 2009 by infovore
Pretty Loaded - preloader museum curated by Big Spaceship
A "museum" of Flash site loading screens. Not sure what to say, really.
design  flash  interaction  animation  collection 
january 2009 by infovore
Achievement Unlocked | Armor Games
The metagame is the game. Use the elephant to earn achievements. Apart from earning slightly /too/ many instantly at the beginning, it's a lot of fun. Don't reach for the hints too early.
games  play  flash  reward  achievements  metagaming 
december 2008 by infovore
Play The Majesty of Colors, a free online game on Kongregate
"I Fell In Love With The Majesty Of Colours", a pixelated Cthuluesque love-hate story. Sweet; overwritten, but the core mechanics is nice, and the pace of the game is very soothing.
games  flash  kongregate  colours  pixelated  gentle  reflective 
december 2008 by infovore
Visualising a forum thread - Developer blog : Digital Photography Review
Some interesting visualisations of the way forum threads on dpreview - which has nested threads in posts - grow and progress. Interesting for the patterns it throws up, and somewhat useful, if only for rough, high-level analysis.
flash  visualization  forums  community  discussion  web  dpreview  trees  networks 
december 2008 by infovore
Fatcat - Nitrome - Play Free Games
"Feed cake to the cat for a megaburp; use the owl to block bullets." Lovely: you control the fat cat *and* the owl; the owl makes a path for the cat. It's slightly bulletty in places, and juggling two controls is tricky, but still quite laidback. A lovely, lovely flash shmup. The artwork and music helps, too.
games  shmup  flash 
december 2008 by infovore
i made this. you play this. we are enemies.
Um. An "artwork/game/digital poem/world of scribbles" from Jason Nelson. Stop trying to "get it".
satire  google  yahoo  web  flash  games  art  poem  experimental 
december 2008 by infovore
"Metro Rules of Conduct is a game about the awkward situation of commuting in my hometown, Stockholm. Look at mobile phones, MP3 players and breast for score, but whatever you do - avoid eye contact!" Wonderful; the art-style works really well, as does the head-bob.
igf  games  flash  manners  conduct  society 
december 2008 by infovore
Play Auditorium
"Auditorium is about the process of discovery and play. There are no right or wrong answers; there are many ways to solve every puzzle." Sounds gorgeous; looks beautiful. So much loveliness.
web  flash  games  play  audio  sound  music  beautiful 
november 2008 by infovore
Flare | Data Visualization for the Web
"Flare is an ActionScript library for creating visualizations that run in the Adobe Flash Player. From basic charts and graphs to complex interactive graphics, the toolkit supports data management, visual encoding, animation, and interaction techniques. Even better, flare features a modular design that lets developers create customized visualization techniques without having to reinvent the wheel." Oh, that could come in useful
flash  programming  library  visualization  dataviz  infographics  layout 
november 2008 by infovore
ME 2D Beta at Borne Games
Mirror's Edge 2D flash game - which look, by all accounts, to be an official spin-off. Can't wait to see the full version; it's a very impressive little game.
mirrorsedge  games  flash  online  free 
november 2008 by infovore
Lost Garden: Fishing Girl: Game Prototyping Challenge
"...there are dozens of talented programmers who live outside of Seattle who can’t participate in our weekly chats. This makes me sad. So I decided to share some of our graphics as part of a brand spanking new game prototyping challenge. Free graphics + new game prototyping challenge = Happiness." Lovely idea. Wouldn't mind trying this at some point.
flash  games  design  project  danc  prototype 
november 2008 by infovore
Tactical Assassin Substratum | GameKrunch
Jolly good (and nasty) stick-figure assasination game; involves a lot of patience, but nicely executed.
flash  games  patience  oneclick 
october 2008 by infovore
Kongregate Labs
"Making games is easy! Well, okay, maybe it's actually kind of hard, but starting out is easy at least! Especially when you have Kongregate's shootorials (shooting tutorials) to guide you through the process." Tutorial on making a 2D shooter in CS3. Awesome!
tutorial  flash  games  kongregate  programming 
october 2008 by infovore
Tony-b Machine
Crazy flash-based cheesy trance machine. Far more entertaining than it should be.
flash  techno  trance  music  generator 
october 2008 by infovore
Ludomancy » Sense of Wonder Night
"Moon Stories, a collection of my latest three experiments, got selected to be presented at the Tokyo Game Show during the Sense of Wonder Night, the japanese version of the Experimental Gameplay Sessions." Beautiful, notably "I wish I were the Moon"
games  play  calvino  narrative  experimental  gameplay  flash 
september 2008 by infovore
Loops of Zen (Flash game)
"Restore harmony by clicking the tiles until no open end is left over."
games  calming  relaxing  minimalist  flash 
september 2008 by infovore
BBC - Switch Meta4orce
Narrative-driven flash game from BBC Switch. Combines animated cut-scenes with minigames representing key plot aspects; as such, it's very linear. Script by Peter Milligan, though! It looks expensive; I'd be interested to know how successful it's been. As it stands, it's a little bit Freakangels-lite, a little bit Torchwood. And yes, I know how that sounds.
games  flash  bbc  petermilligan  minigame  animated 
august 2008 by infovore
Puzzle games - Boombot - Walkthrough, comments and more Free Web Games at
You're a little robot. You're also indestructible. Use bombs to bounce yourself around the level, but don't run out. Lovely little flash game.
flash  games  physics  explosions  fun 
august 2008 by infovore
coign of vantage | Bobblebrook | Say it three times in a row!
"Put your spatial perception into perspective with this 3d puzzle game. Assemble as many images from an abstract cloud as you can before time runs out." Re-orient the world until the perspective makes the image in the top right appear. Astounding.
flash  games  puzzle  perspective  play 
august 2008 by infovore
LIGHTING ESSENTIALS : For Photographers - Using Your Small Strobes for Professional Results: Part One
Wizwow makes a light-meter out of a length of string, which helps to learn how to estimate the power output of your small flash.
strobist  photography  flash  strobe  lighting 
august 2008 by infovore
星探 [hoshi saga] (nekogames)
How had I never seen this before? Beautiful little puzzle game: find the star in the level. Each level has a different mechanic. Each makes me smile.
games  puzzle  flash  online  web  play  emergent  mechanics  beautiful 
august 2008 by infovore
Pro Battenberg Simulator
"Click on a square to change the colour or on a cake to increase the amount of squares." This is basically amazing.
funny  flash  cake  awesome  battenberg  pixelart 
august 2008 by infovore
365 days of free games | GamesRadar
365 free games - download or flash or otherwise - collected by the PC Gamer staff, and now free on Games Radar. Only looked at the first page, but there's loads of good stuff. I mean, it *starts* with Kenta Cho...
flash  games  download  free  list 
july 2008 by infovore
BBC - KS2 Bitesize - Games - Questionaut
Lovely. A flash game that combines point-and-click with KS2 revision problems, made by the people who build Samorost. Actually fun; actually educational. And just beautiful to play and listen to.
bbc  revision  bitesize  flash  games  pointandclick  adventure  soothing  beautiful  play 
july 2008 by infovore
IndestructoTank A.E. | Armor Games
Awesome: you're a tank. You can't die, but you are the weapon - so you ricochet around the screen from explosions trying to bump into enemies. As you level up, you increase the *number of enemies* which makes big combos easier. Silly, addictive, fun.
arcade  game  physics  flash  combo  chain  beautiful  explosion 
july 2008 by infovore - Sunny Day Sky
More Ferry Halim, and it's a wonderful little one-button game. Also, the music is as good as ever, except it's cheery rather than heartbreaking, which helps.
ferryhalim  flash  game  onebutton  orsinal  play 
june 2008 by infovore
DOFI-BLOG どふぃぶろぐ Cat on a Dolphin
Wonderful, wonderful, one-button game that looks like those cave-surfing games but isn't. Gorgeous.
play  games  flash  simple  abstract  silly  surreal  onebutton  nlgd2008playlist  japanese 
june 2008 by infovore
Project: IceCube
One-button game that won the NLGD gamesdev rally. Looks interesting, and Michiel was a lovely chap.
NLGD2008playlist  icecube  onebutton  game  flash  casual  play 
june 2008 by infovore
Trulia Snapshot: Images and Maps of Homes for Sale
"Snapshot provides an alternative view of listings from Trulia and was developed in collaboration with Stamen Design." Beautiful - great connection between filmstrip and main panel, and the motion blur hits the delight sensor on the head.
stamen  trulia  maps  mapping  realestate  visualisation  property  flash  infographics  dataviz 
may 2008 by infovore, Lighting Filters for your flash
" is a UK source for lighting gels pre-cut for use on portable flash guns - used for colour correction or for effect." Reasonable prices, free delivery, and they sell bungies too. I'll be picking up the Correction Pack asap.
lighting  strobist  filter  gel  flash  photography 
march 2008 by infovore
Space Kitteh
Lovely; as leonardr says, a "2D Super Mario Galaxy". Hop around planetoids rescuing kittens. Ace!
physics  flash  casual  games  play 
february 2008 by infovore
Radiopopper: a prototype, low-budget rf flash trigger. The target market: better than the Chinese Gadget Infinity, not in the same league as Pocket Wizard. Interesting to see hardware emerging to fill a niche - namely, Strobist readers.
strobist  flash  photography  electronics  product  hardware 
january 2008 by infovore
Cursor*10 (nekogames)
"Click stairs and move. The 16th floor is a goal. Cooperate by oneself?!" Lovely little brainteaser, involving co-operating with previously recorded versions of yourself.
games  flash  play  minigame  entertaining 
january 2008 by infovore
ongoing · 2008 Prediction I: RIA vs. AJAX
"This notion, that the Web GUI is insufficiently interactive and we need something richer, is widely held among developers and almost never among actual users of computers, and it’s entirely wrong." Bray shares similar views to me on RIAs.
ajax  web  flash  silverlight  ria  gui  interaction  fallacy 
january 2008 by infovore
Eye On Birmingham: The Ring
Ingenious home-made ringlight for macro work.
diy  photography  flash  macro  ringlight  strobist 
october 2007 by infovore
Kongregate: Play Manifold
Lovely, gravity-bending flash game.
games  flash  gravity 
october 2007 by infovore
Goto and learn - downloads
Lots of .flv tutorial videos. May be useful for my plans to do with learning Flash.
flash  tutorial  download  examples  free 
september 2007 by infovore
Developer | Slider | Measure Map
"The date slider is a Flash visualization that Measure Map uses as one way to navigate the site. We are happy to provide a version of this date slider to the public." As used on OaklandCrime.
flash  visualisation  development  code 
august 2007 by infovore
Oakland Crimespotting
The Stamen gang mash up screen-scraped Oakland crime data and put it on a map. This is not just any "put it on a map", though; the work they're doing with Modest Maps really is putting red dot fever totally to shame.
oakland  crime  mashup  map  flash 
august 2007 by infovore
Genius little flash game that looks a bit like a side-scrolling collect-em-shmup, but turns out to be something far more irritating and hilarious
games  play  humour  flash 
august 2007 by infovore
Anymails - Visualization of my email inbox |
Beautiful: "Anymails is a visualization of my received emails... An unread email is hairy and swims fast; a read email has less hair and does not swim so fast anymore; a responded email is hairless and barely moves."
flash  processing  visualization  email  dataviz  infoviz 
august 2007 by infovore
Zen Missile Command: one interaction to solve the level. Nice music, too; casual/calm gaming. Calm gaming - that's an idae...
games  flash  browser  simple  oneclick 
april 2007 by infovore
Flash Slitherlink
An online version of Slitherlink. Wonderful puzzle game; very addictive.
slitherlink  game  puzzle  flash  online 
april 2007 by infovore
Michael Grecco - Lighting and the Dramatic Portrait
Wonderful excerpt from Grecco's book. This is all on lighting portraits, with some fabulous examples and (even better) technique notes and diagrams. One to return to.
flash  strobist  lighting  technique  photography  portrait  portraiture 
january 2007 by infovore
deviantART: Animator vs. Animation by ~alanbecker
Gorgeously gorgeously fun animation. In short: stick man versus creator, inside the Flash 8 interface. Delightful.
animation  humour  flash  witty  stickman 
june 2006 by infovore
PHP/SWF Charts
Generating nice dynamic flash graphs using php
php  flash  graphing  stats 
february 2005 by infovore

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