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The new season is up & ready. Enjoy, and please let me know if you encounter any problems.

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.

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 [...]

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 [...]

Just another reminder that we are still in a week-long practice mode, ironing out the kinks before beginning the season in earnest next monday. So don’t put too much stock in your stats for the week, they are not entirely accurate. Thanks to all of you that have provided me with valuable feedback. I am [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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.

BrainBall v2 is live and beginning it’s inaugural season. Everything seems to be working properly, let’s hope it continues that way. Enjoy the game and please let me know if you encounter any problems. One other thing, I have shortened the game from 10 tasks to 8 tasks to make it a little less of [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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.

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