Tag: games

Book of the Dead Game

Here is a game from the British Museum website to go with their very interesting Book of the Dead exhibition: http://www.britishmuseum.org/whats_on/all_current_exhibitions/book_of_the_dead/puzzle_game.aspx

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Akinator

Thanks to A for sending in this interesting game which will attempt to guess the name of anyone you can think of. http://us.akinator.com/# It’s suprisingly good and learns as it goes.  See if you can stump it.

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Pinball

Here’s something from BBC Scotland that gives you the chance to be very creative with your ides: http://www.bbc.co.uk/scotland/pinball/ (Thanks to LJ for suggesting).

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Mummy Maker

No this is not a pun for Sunday’s impending Mothering Sunday! Here is another BBC game on making an Egyptian Mummy to travel to the underword: http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/ancient/egyptians/mummies_01.shtml

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Viking Quest

If your at a loose end one day and fancy getting out on the wide open sea then why not build your own Viking Longship? This little game on the BBC Website can show you how: http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/ancient/vikings/launch_gms_viking_quest.shtml DISCLAIMER: Thing of

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innovative or awesome?

And continuing our theme of excellence this week, words almost fail at this (a non-video for a change!) http://shorttermmemoryloss.com/menace/ If any readers have created awesome projects like this, please let us know.

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Quake

Does anyone remember the classic first person shooter Quake? You can now play against the world on an online version of the game. What’s more it’s free! Once online your skills are assessed, you’re put through a training course then

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Moon landing simulator

Today is the 40th anniversary of the launch of Apollo 11. So, technically, we should be linking to a launch simulator. Instead, here’s a moon landing simulator based upon a 1979 arcade game by Atari. http://lander.dunnbypaul.net/ Those with a more

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Wimbledon

Yes it’s that time again where for two weeks we all get our tennis raquets out, all the courts are fully booked and everyone suddenly remembers the rules of tennis and the history of the competition at Wimbledon. For all you

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Word Search…

If you want to get to know the library better – AND exercise your grey matter at the same time, what better way to do so than a library-related word search! http://www.armoredpenguin.com/wordsearch/Data/2009.01/1107/11073029.077.html   And when you’ve done that, why not

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