so it turns out I had some travel delays and didn’t make it back home as soon as I had planned, meaning that I was not able to get the new season up today. I’ll be back from my travels later today and will have everything ready for tomorrow. C-ya then.
In this task, you are presented with a grid of pieces. Each piece has two characteristics: shape and color. After 15 seconds the grid will reset and you have to try and recreate it as best as you can. Click on a piece to rotate through the shapes. Then, once you have selected a shape, [...]
This is a game of math and strategy. The game board consists of a grid of (blue) numbers and a bunch of (yellow) numbers. The object of the game is to use the yellow numbers to eliminate the blue numbers from the board. To play, drag a yellow piece onto the boundary between two of [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 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 [...]
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 [...]
For those of you that like word games, make sure to check out BrainBall’s cousin – WordBall – which is now up and ready to play.
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 [...]
Seek out the target picture in the grid and click on it. If you are correct you will get a new target and a new grid. Otherwise your incorrect guess will disappear and you need to continue looking.
For those of you who were having a problem logging into BrainBall, this should now be resolved, so give it another go. If you still have the same issue, try clearing your cache to make sure you are loading the updated page. If the problem persists, please let me know.
This task is very simple. Every couple seconds, a colored square will appear on the screen. If it is orange or blue, click your mouse. If it is green or purple, hit the spacebar. If it is red, do nothing. Your score is based on how quickly you react versus how many mistakes (choosing the [...]
The new season is up & ready. Enjoy, and please let me know if you encounter any problems.
I have decided to begin the BrainBall season a little early as I will not be around later tonight to do it then. So this first day will actually run a day and a half, beginning Sunday afternoon and running until day #2 begins at 2am EDT. Please let me know ASAP if you encounter [...]