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The object of this task is to locate the group of colors within the grid. The colors must appear just as they do in the target piece. Each target piece is a 3×3 grid of colored squares. As you mouse over an individual square within the target grid, its associated 3×3 group becomes highlighed. When [...]

No, I haven’t abandoned BrainBall again … I just got sidetracked. It has been hard to gather momentum as I have a lot of other things I need to work on and it’s tough to churn out a new season every month right now since all my previous work has been rendered useless by the [...]

at long last, a new BrainBall season is upon us with five brand-new tasks. so new in fact that I haven’t yet had the chance to make demos, so make sure you practice them first if you are unsure how to play. if you are having any problems with the practice games showing the tasks [...]

please take 10 minutes to participate in the trial season of BrainBall. If you experience any difficulties or discover and glitches, please let me know. The first season of BrainBall v2 will begin next Monday, assuming the trial period runs smoothly.

I had a little bit of a disaster over the weekend and had to change my webhost. While the transfer seems to have gone smoothly in general, BrainBall now seems to be a little buggy.. so today’s data will likely be tossed. I hope to get this figured out today and have things back on [...]

OK, well I just made some changes and played the game through twice and it seemed to work fine, so I am going to assume it’s OK unless I hear otherwise. So please let me know if you encounter one of the problems: a) the instructions page comes up blank or b) one of the [...]

In an effort to make everything run more smoothly and without errors, I have once again made major changes to the BrainBall system. The latest build is now available and undergoing a week of public testing before the next season begins Apr. 13. I will be making updates and improvements to the system all week [...]

In this game, you need to drag a circle onto a target. The trick is that as soon as you grab the circle and begin to drag, the target will disappear. Essentially, this task is about developing a feel for your mouse or keypad, learning to move it accurately without seeing the cursor. You earn [...]

The goal of this task is to eliminate the pieces from the board by making connections between similar pieces. Each piece has three properties, color, shape and number. In order to match pieces, they need to have at least one element in common. The pieces are arranged into rows. You need to move from row [...]

I am out of town for a wedding and then a week of traveling with family, so if there are problems with any of the daily game I will not be able to address them until next monday. I believe that I have things properly set up so the games will start up properly tomorrow [...]

This is a interesting game of memory. You will be presented with a series of pieces, each of which is labeled with a number. This number indicates how long the piece will remain active, in seconds. When you are presented with a piece, you can drag it and place it into any one of the [...]

The object of this game is to associate colors with specific strings of characters, and using this information, correctly identify the color for a given string. One by one, you will be provided with a target string. At first, you will have no idea which color it represents, so you will have to guess. When [...]

The goal of the game is to group numbers together such that they add up to 100 – or as close as possible. Move pieces from the game board to the adding queue by clicking on them. Once you’ve added a piece you may not remove it. Add as many numbers as you want to [...]

In this game you will be presented with a 4×5 grid of squares, each containing a letter. At any given time, all but two of these pieces will be changing at regular intervals, cycling upwards through the alphabet (from A to B to C and so on). Your job is to pay very careful attention [...]

In this task you need to translate a number into a location within a grid of squares. You are given a target number and you have to determine where in the grid that numnber lies. The top-left square represents spot #1 and the spot numbers increases sequentially from left to right, wrapping from line to [...]

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