Games


Friday, November 9th, 2007

Protoscripty Same Game

Category: Games, Prototype, Scriptaculous

Gary Haran wanted to see how well the latest versions of Prototype and Script.aculo.us worked, so he created a game, Same Name. The 179 lines of JavaScript has fun with animations and sound.

Posted by Dion Almaer at 4:50 pm
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4 rating from 41 votes

Monday, October 15th, 2007

KDice – GWT-based strategy game

Category: Ajax, Fun, Games, GWT

Ryan Dewsbury, creator of gpokr is no stranger to Ajaxian as we did a writeup about his Ajax poker app last year. Ryan has since released another Ajax-based game called Kdice. Kdice is an online strategy game built using the Google Web Toolkit. The goal of the KDice is to win all territories. At the Read the rest…

Posted by Rey Bango at 7:30 am
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4 rating from 27 votes

Tuesday, October 2nd, 2007

Dojo GFX Game using SVG/VML rendering

Category: Dojo, Games

Paolo Ardoino has created a fun little web game called Be Quick Or Be Dead: Game rendering is very simple: ctx = dojox.gfx.createSurface creates 2D drawing surface images, text, rectangles, … are all shapes that can be created on that surface (i.e. img = ctx.createImage(); ) shapes could be modified with setShape method (i.e. img.setShape(newShape); Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 7:31 am
15 Comments

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2.5 rating from 39 votes

Friday, August 24th, 2007

Amazing Ajax Solitaire

Category: Framework, Fun, Games, Showcase, Yahoo!

In the “I-can’t-believe-it’s-not-Flash” category, Robert Schultz pointed us to his amazing World of Solitaire website, implemented with YUI, MochiKit and PlotKit: It’s hard to single out a favorite feature, from it’s ability to rescale the size of the cards when you resize the browser window to its impressive animations and smooth drag-and-drop. Definitely worth a Read the rest…

Posted by Ben Galbraith at 10:29 am
14 Comments

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3.3 rating from 129 votes

Friday, August 17th, 2007

Empires: Ajax Axis and Allies

Category: Games

Bryan Brunton has created Empires, a game of expansion and conflict set in an alternate history prior to World War II. You and your opponents are leaders of the most powerful nations in the world. Empires was based upon the board games Attack! and Axis and Allies. Dojo, DWR, and JavaServer Faces are the weapons Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 10:05 am
8 Comments

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3.1 rating from 30 votes

Monday, August 6th, 2007

The Wii Remote API: Now your userbase is four.

Category: Games, Opera

The Opera folk have released an API that allows you, the developer, to be able to monitor all of the remotes that are connected with The Wii Remote API. This means that you can watch up to four people buzzing around the screen: Polling the status of a remote The Wii Remote data is accessed Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 6:15 pm
11 Comments

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4.4 rating from 28 votes

Tuesday, July 31st, 2007

iPhone Arkanoid

Category: Games, iPhone

Scott Schiller has updated his dHTML Arkanoid game to work on the iPhone. Although the mouse events meant that the game wouldn’t work as-is, Scott added an extra div if the browser is an iPhone, and it handles click events. < View plain text > javascript if (isIphone) {     this.iphoneTarget = document.createElement(‘div’);   Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 5:47 am
5 Comments

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1.3 rating from 185 votes

Monday, July 23rd, 2007

Building Brickslayer: Game Programming with Prototype but not the iPhone

Category: Games, iPhone, JavaScript, Prototype

I know it isn’t Friday, but this is a fun tutorial for any JavaScripter. Michal Wallace has written up a thorough step by step tutorial that walks you through the creation of Brickslayer using Prototype. Setting Up Shop: Tools you will need and initial versions of the source files. The Paddle: Our First Sprite: Creating Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 12:02 am
4 Comments

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4.2 rating from 28 votes

Friday, July 20th, 2007

64 Squares: jQuery Chess

Category: Fun, Games

64squar.es is a completely free, fully featured and easy to use online chess site with a clean simple interface. Users can play opponents in real-time by dragging and dropping the pieces just like a real chess board. Ajax is used to make your moves on the opponent’s board and vice versa. We are trying to Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 3:53 am
5 Comments

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4 rating from 29 votes

Friday, June 8th, 2007

Ajax Chinese Chess

Category: Games

Kevin Hoang Le and his team have created an Ajax Chinese Chess game. It’s true Ajax (as opposed to just Javascript) since all the move computations of the “computer” player is done on the server and the data is passed in JSON format back and forth. The Javascript code is entirely unobtrusive and weights only Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 9:54 am
10 Comments

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3.7 rating from 97 votes

Friday, May 18th, 2007

More Tetris

Category: Fun, Games

You can never have enough Tetris on a Friday. Sergey Popov created this version. Play away.

Posted by Dion Almaer at 5:08 am
12 Comments

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3.3 rating from 53 votes

Friday, April 20th, 2007

Arkanoid: Something to spend Friday on

Category: Fun, Games, JavaScript

Scott Schiller is a great participate on Ajaxian, and works over at Yahoo! How I hadn’t found his DHTML Arkanoid before amazes me, and it is the perfect Friday game. This is a real labour of love. Not only did he create a great version of the game, but he stores high scores, and users Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 7:48 am
18 Comments

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4.1 rating from 55 votes

Friday, April 6th, 2007

Multiplayer Connect 4

Category: Games, Showcase

Azer Koçulu developed a multi-player platform for Connect4 using php and javascript. It is possible to play the game simultaneously in multiple tables and chat with your opponents b y opening multiple game windows. So, if you are few up wasting some time at work on Twitter, jump over and play some Connect 4!

Posted by Dion Almaer at 3:04 am
6 Comments

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3.1 rating from 32 votes

Friday, March 16th, 2007

Ajax version of “Telephone” game

Category: Games, GWT, Showcase

Nich Tyrrell of InTime Games created a new Ajax site with a strange name indeed… Eat Poop U Cat. The site uses a combination of Google Web Toolkit, Amazon S3, and Amazon EC2, along with an in browser drawing utility that uses the Canvas element to get it all working. Its an online version of Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 9:30 am
6 Comments

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3.7 rating from 23 votes

Thursday, March 8th, 2007

Primera: 3D Communication World

Category: Firefox, Games

Sebastian Garcia has spent a year on Primera and I think it shows. Primera is a multiplayer environment where you control an avatar that moves around an isometric-scrollable map and you are able to see what other people are doing/saying, and it runs entirely on dhtml. Primera has been developed from scratch. The server side Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 9:47 am
13 Comments

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4.2 rating from 39 votes

Friday, March 2nd, 2007

JavaScript Crosswords

Category: Games, JavaScript

Pavel Simakov has created JavaScript Crossword Puzzle system. The sample crossword is on the gang of four software patterns. Doubly fun.

Posted by Dion Almaer at 10:07 am
6 Comments

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4.1 rating from 48 votes