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titlerun.xyz

TitleRun

Welcome to TitleRun - the game that only exists in your title bar.

fastcompany.com

AOC is making house calls in 'Animal Crossing.'

We may be required to socially distance here in the physical world, but Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is still making house calls-in Animal Crossing.

peopleofthepandemicgame.com

People of the Pandemic

A global pandemic has arrived in your backyard, and you have eight weeks to slow its spread.

interfaceingame.com

Interface In Game

Explore a collection of video games UI interfaces, screenshots and videos.

theverge.com

A visual history of the many Xbox dashboards

Ahead of the Xbox Series X launch, we're looking back at the history of Microsoft's many dashboard updates for the Xbox 360 and Xbox One.

supremo.co.uk

It's Centred That

Simply guess whether or not the dot is in the centre of each shape by selecting yes or no.

24a11y.com

Game accessibility and the Web

Computer games are a big deal: they are part of our culture and they are a hugely popular means of recreation.

chessroots.com

ChessRoots - Chess opening graph from over 800 million Chess games

Chess openings visualized from over 800 million Lichess games, 2 million tournament games and 1 million chess engine games.

watabou.itch.io

One Page Dungeon

One page dungeon generator. Available to play online

vole.wtf

Can You Draw a Perfect Circle?

WARNING: a ridiculously simple game you'll become obsessed with.

fastcompany.com

This new gaming device is like a Game Boy for design snobs

Slick, clean, and plays all your old cartridges . . . on TV!

jenson.org

How Video Games Inspire Great UX

Games felt like they were about sparkles and tension. Great app UX is about minimalism and simplicity.

codepen.io

CSS Tic-Tac-Toe... now with AI!

Tic-Tac-Toe game developed using only HTML and CSS, without any JavaScript.

nngroup.com

10 Usability Heuristics Applied to Video Games

Video games may seem very different from websites or apps: they don't usually have a practical goal, but instead they aim to entertain.

codepen.io

QUIZ: Well aimed? How well do you know CSS selectors?

Your task is to decide whether a given selector targets all and only the elements marked on the right.

boolean.method.ac

The Boolean Game

Learn how to use boolean operations in Adobe Illustrator, Sketch, Figma, and other vector editors. Or just have fun!

uxdesign.cc

Extra-gamified: why are some apps so satisfying?

According to Statista, an average of 6,140 apps were released in Play Store everyday in the first quarter of 2018.

alexnisnevich.github.io

Untrusted

A user javascript adventure game.

uxbooth.com

What UX Designers Can Learn from Video Games' Obsession with UI

In video games, the user interface is everything.

medium.com

Nintendo & designing humanly

I remember this one time, I was about 9 or 10, reaching the end-game of Pokemon Mystery Dungeon: Blue Rescue Team.