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Po'Snake
Primitive homebrew 3D snakes.
BinCounter
Dullish emulation of a cool PDP-11 front panel hack.
Alien Bill Horde
No one can stop the Alien Bill invasion!
Balls
Kinetic gravity study...click, hold, and release to launch balls into the fray.
Fishtank
Fishtanks are my way of learning new graphical toolkits.
Timer
A styish 60-second timer for board games...no more waiting for the clock to run out!
Cosmic Ark Swarm
Swarms of all 7 critter types from Imagic's Atari 2600 "Cosmic Ark".
Gargoyle
A virtual pet-ish remake of a VB app I made back in college, also a grapical return to the original here: Firebrand
Paintbars
Kinetic abstraction -- either let it run, or click and hold to bring the bars to the pointer. See the updated for browsers version
Snark, Boojum
Snarky political potshot, a proof of concept of a photo/word stencil tool.
bezier i
Small math toy. (Broken? redone in 2014)
oh
Artsier piece about a caught moment.
mr angry and mrs calm
Tool to better see an amazing optical illusion switcharoo.
sci fi idea machine
Roulette for science fiction story elements.
The Twenty-one Secondary Sins
Exploration toy for Jessica Hagy's cleverness.
trifontula
A font made of 2x2 grids of blocks and triangles.
all your ducks in rows and columns
Ducks. Lots of ducks. A virtual plane full of an infinite number of graphpaper ducks.
conwayice
Ephemeral sculptures made by projecting generations of John Conway's 2D Life in 3D.
sunrise/sunset
A graph of sunrise, sunset, and twilight throughout a year.
wallpaper
A.K. Dewdney's "Wallpaper" algorithm from "The New Turing Omnibus".
your own robot army
Not 100% original but 100% charming, a robot army derived from the ASCIIBotics lab factory.
iso
A small castle building program - I was thinking "Zaxxon" but it came out all "Crystal Castles".
dreamclock
An implementation of a timepiece that came to me in a dream. Possibly inspired by the Wii Virtual Console throbber.
drawblood2
An update of the program below, for my Aunt on her birthday -- blood in variable widths, and ink, for cathartic doodling.
seg14font
Experimental font I ended up using for my Advent Calendar.
scribe1
Trivial little Action Painting simulation program.
scrib1_amber
The same, tinted for Amber.
mad
A version of The MAD Computer Program
sier
The Chaos Game way of making Sierpinski Triangle
ringthings
A whirligig toy.
pb
A way of enjoying this awesome Princess Bride ambigram
paintworms
Inertial worms of paint...
learnworms
Worms of paint that learn and repeat the pattern you draw.
heartworks
Heart-shaped Fireworks for the 4th of July on the Love Blender
thermo
A small data validation graphic I made for the MIT Mystery Hunt
diy797
An interactive tribute to Sol LeWitt's Wall Drawing 797.
pinworms
A failed toy. Click to draw.
mazewalker
A riff on the book "10 PRINT CHR$(205.5+RND(1));:GOTO 10"
toyghost
A goofy little halloween toy for Glorios Trainwrecks KotMK
virtual sisyphus touch
A touch-screen friendly remake of the most existential game ever. Drag the boulder up the hill or die trying.
elevateher
A study and recreation-ish tribute of the animated elevator walls from the movie "Her"
untitled1point4
A collaboration with Melissa after a day at the deCordova
dotsenough
Based on Tadashi Tokieda's excellent numberphile video, a toy for see how random, regular, and triangle patterns interact at different scales, rotations, and translations.

glorious trainwrecks

So the site Glorious Trainwrecks announced The Emergency 100-In-1 Klik And Play Pirate Kart Meltdown.
My first five entries were in processing/java, and each was done in two hours, give or take.
nudge
Nudge the white ball to sidestep the red chasers
blockvaders
Space invaders...in a box! Click to play, arrows move, space fires.
preggers
A moral and aesthetic lesson in birth control.
cosmicarkatamari
My previous cosmic ark swarm meets Katamari Damacy.
breastpong
Err...in the adolescent spirit of the event, it's pong. With breasts.
conwaywest
My first post-100-in-1. It's an action game set in Conway's Game of Life.
draggin
My first processing with sound! Drag your draggin to eat the villagers who are threatening you and your apples.
flywrenchpong
A parody mashup of the indy game Flywrench and my own Atari 2600 JoustPong
sugardum fairy
A slightly spruced up version of my Holiday KotM... also my virtual greeting card that year!
phoneme invaders
My nerdiest trainwreck! Type the words that are sounded out before they destroy the planet or whatever.
virtual sisyphus
Drag the boulder to the top of the mountain and ponder your existential despair! (First in the Vengeance of the Gods Trilogy.)
virtual tantalus
Reach for the delicious grapes, or duck into the pristine water to slake your endless thirst! (Second in the Vengeance of the Gods Trilogy.)
virtual prometheus bound
Drag the bound firebringer away from the eagle that seeks to consume his delicious liver! (Third in the Vengeance of the Gods Trilogy.)
basho2
the springy yoyo / bashes the three sticky frogs / send them to heaven!
Physics-y target game... see the first basho for cultural context.
pixiesmash
These are beautiful, ephemeral pixies, flitting about hither and yon on gossamer wings, creatures of virutal light and logic, the very stuff dreams are made of. You smash them with a rock.
manspider
You are the beardy manspider. Throw your springy webstrands to catch rides from the green leaf pods and catch flies for health and points!
bumblebee mafia
Not yet fleshed out into a full game, now it's more of a one-button pretty splashing bees with water simulator.
alphaboogie
A toy to entertain 2 year olds... "kirkjerk taught the alphabet to sing and dance" --auntie pixelante
swank
A rather failed gameplay experiment, you have to spray particles to discover your environment and pursuers. The guy looks like the one from 2600 Haunted House...
snowno
My 2008 Virtual Christmas Card started as a Glorious Trainwreck - slingshot the snowmen! Uses 2D cel shaded graphics.
betch
Another bit of a disappointment, 3D Table Tennis for Two turned into an odd sketing program.
drawblood
Another sketching program made during the MIT Mystery Hunt, ported by memory from a Palm program I made back in the day.
heatseeker
Fun port of a Compute's! Gazette game for the C=64...
rgbwar
More of a dorky simulation than a game, RGB particles "swarm" and laser it out.
smashenfreude
The physicsy "joy of smashing" game.
greenbug
A rough idea for a 3D Joustpong turned into yet another insect-ish control scheme game.
pretty colour crackdown
You guide, and possibly destroy, beautiful patterns of swirling rainbow invaders. As Six said "feel like a riot cop firing into a group of people who are staging a demonstration about how much they love pretty colours."
antarmies
You're a single member of the mighty red ant army as they go to battle against the fearsome black ant army, each side crawling over the corpses of its fallen warriors to wage battle.
markovlove
A computer/human collaboration tool/toy to help you make love poems, based on a markov chain analysis of the love blender poems of 2008.
starsstripes
A holiday greeting!
drumdots
A noisy toy. Didn't quite come together like I hoped it would.
jacko
A Halloween Jack O'Lantern Construction Kit.
joustpong3d
At last- the game very few have been waiting for -- JoustPong IN 3D--
blurble
An experiemnt with a very nice visual effect I ran into.
rotatin' rocket race
Ever notice that most space ship physics games ignore rotational inertia? This little time trial shows you why they do that.
dorkicus
Odd physics-based head-to-head game, gather 10 blocks to your side before your opponent.
beebash
Bees are after your precious diamond... smash them! But-- for everyone that falls, 2 will take its place. A relatively successful little physics game.
moobak
Kaboom! in reverse... you're the Mad Bomber what drops the bombs the computer has to catch.
rocketdorkicus
Before there was Dorkicus, there was...Rocket Dorkicus. Same game, but with rockets.
spidercon
This time, your a gun bearing bee, defending your land from the horrendous spiders. Speed and aim both play a part.
beeracer time trial
Pilot a bumbling bee around a track - race against a ghost of your previous best attempt!
zoomza
Last minute attempt to throw together something for KotMK; an odd little zooming drawing toy
visual haiku for amber
A little visual riff for the gal I adore
tvland
Zooming Java-ization of a paint program sketch I had made 2 18 years before...
sabotage
Attempt to port a classic Apple/PC game in 2 hours... be a paratroopa shoota!
pnok
2-player physics-y homage to the old board(ish) game "Crossfire", knock pieces into your opponent's goal.
pretty colour invader rally 3d
My previous attempt to make something pretty... now in 3D!
discapede
A play off of Amber's favorite oldschool Arcade game, but in 360 form.
monsterball
A small halloween-themed toy, mostly fun as a visual design exercise.
crossbar
A failed attempt to capture some of the glory of Crossroads.
plumvaders
My Christmas Card for 2010.
snakedrive
A curvier version of an old cellphone standby.
thehose
You are a fire fighting hose! Do your job!
dbz
draggin' ballz, quirky little game of compounded rotation. (original java)
tendrils
Pretty little dodge 'em game.
shave face race
(GDC Pirate Kart) Warm up game for the Pirate Kart, how fast can you shave?
robotish
(GDC Pirate Kart) Fun game of daring and minelaying!
dinobeeboxer
(GDC Pirate Kart) The world's finest, or first, dino boxing bees simulation.
hit or missile
(GDC Pirate Kart) Filler game of hoisting automated launchers upon their own petard
action figure fighter
(GDC Pirate Kart) Nostalgic look at the toys of our youth
pacpong
Inspired by What People Think Game Jammers Do, I decided Pac-Pong had to exist. Not a bad little game, actually!
pr3vent
A 3-fold response to Anna Anthropy's book "Rise of the Videogame Zinesters"
manyinvaders
A challenging, kinetic, quick hit (because of the difficulty) invaders game.
aRTSeroids
As a game, combining RTS-style controls to dispatch fleets of autonomous fighters against a field of rocks doesn't really work. At Glorious Trainwrecks they found it does work as an art piece, however.
play
6 art toys. Click to interact, space tends to clear the last one you've played with.

javascript
'blackhole' puzzle
Old "make all the stars disappear" puzzle"
timish
A functional virtual prototype of a watch that tells you the time more like a person would.
crazy the scorpion
A straightforward port of the Surrealist homebrew card game "Crazy the Scorpion" as outlined at Crummy.com
switcheroo
A port and variant of a tic-tac-toe-ish game from COMPUTE!'s Gazette.