Tag Archives | Addictive

…Pretty Loaded saves you from content?

Pretty Loaded

Big Spaceship is in love with the preloader, and to share their love, has created an entire website dedicated to it called Pretty Loaded.

Once upon a time, in a land of sputtering dial-up connections, websites too ages to load. Folks yearned for the 100% mark. But as soon as that figure arrived, the beloved (or bemoaned) preloader disappeared, never to be seen or heard from again. Until now.

The “museum” is a collection of Flash loading screens that play one after another (technically, each preloader preloads the next preloader), and each one features the year it was made, the client it was made for, the name of the site it loaded, the creator of the preloader, and its category.

Despite being the thing that normally holds you back from your desired content, Pretty Loaded is actually rather addictive, as each preloader is obviously well thought out, and in most cases, an apparent outlet for the creativity of whoever was stifled by the site they had to build.

Plus, Big Spaceship promises to continue adding to the infinite loader, so you can check back occasionally to see the new ones.

[Pretty Loaded]

…It’s Website Wednesday: The Casual Collective?

The Casual Collective

From the guys that brought you the highly addictive Desktop Tower Defense game comes The Casual Collective, a website filled with games that are guaranteed to suck hours out of your otherwise productive life.

The Casual Collective Games

Featuring classics like Desktop Tower Defense and Flash Elements Tower Defense as well as newcomers like Desktop Armada, a fleet command game where you must destroy the enemy base on your desktop, Minions, a multiplayer battle game similar to DTD, and Buggle Stars, a fun and addicting game where you must jump, hop, race, fly and dive your Buggle around to collect stars, there are sure to be games for just about everyone.

Just don’t start playing if you don’t have an hour or two to waste, because they don’t call these addicting on accident!

[The Casual Collective]

…It’s TGI Friday: Drag Soccer?

Drag Soccer

Drag Soccer is a tactical game of soccer where you control when players run, pass, and shoot.

It’s addictive in its simplicity, and the AI means you don’t have to worry about the other players while you give one directions, making it easy to learn as well as fun.

Drag on.

[Drag Soccer]

[Via: UNEASYsilence]

…It’s TGI Friday: iSketch?

iSketch

iSketch is an amazingly addictive online drawing game.

Though I intended to post about this game at some point in the future, seeing the following video helped me decide that today was the day:

The game plays as follows: One at a time, players draw a word that the other players have to guess. The first person to guess right gets 10 points, and any other player who also guesses the word correctly get fewer and fewer points until the round ends after a certain amount of time.

It sound simple, and it’s basically just an online version of Pictionary, but play a few rounds and you’ll soon see what all the fuss is about.

[iSketch]

[Via: Kottke]