PDF printable money, an alternative to Monopoly money. Nice design for a science fiction game, but might seem weird with a pirate game.
This is a game played with pens and blank paper. Basically it works like any trading card game, except you go for points not kills, and players create cards as the game is played. Cards are allowed to destroy other cards, so it's hard to make yourself win by giving yourself a "hojillion" points on a card. Mostly it is about making funny cards.
Exact odds of being dealt any particular hand from a fully shuffled deck.
Flash emulations of old computer games, with source. Whee!
Zarf (Andrew Plotkin) has a theory of games. Take a simple game, like Pong, and if you add "stuff" you can get a much more exciting game, like Arakanoid. Here he presents rules to a game he calls "Capture the Flag with Stuff". I've never played the game, but the theory of "with stuff" I find fascinating.
An intriguing hypertext game based on a Jorge Luis Borges short story.
Lots of technical information on this dead-end game platform. This is one of those things that I didn't let slip past me, like the PXL-2000. Instead I found it being remaindered and picked up the device, all the accessories, and all the games the store had for about a hundred bucks. The two main drawbacks I see in this design are the monochromatic display and it is impossible for someone to watch you play. Even with a Gameboy you could watch over someone's shoulder.
AtariAge sells new and vintage games and hardware for the entire line of Atari videogame systems and home computers.
Supplier of such essentials as the USB programmable cart for the Atari 5200 game system -- just install a game over the USB cable and plug it in to play.
Pixels Past is a video game design and development firm created to provide the gaming industry with innovative products and the necessary tools to build games for classic video game systems.
Thousands of old games for your Commodore 64, or more likely, your Commodore 64 emulator. Original games and clones of arcade games.
Photos from kites and how-tos for taking pictures from kites.
More of a spool knitter than a full knitting machine, but no small accomplishment. Photos and video.
Andrew Carol's Lego Difference Engine is a low tech computer after Babbage's nineteenth century mechanical computer designs. This can evaluate any polynomial of the form ax^2 + bx + c, to three digits of precision, with an effort of a hundred or so turns of the crank.
"The Effluent Of Paradise."
"Your nasal hair speaks volumes concerning the Isle of Wright."
This clever CGI takes content from one page and places it in the layout of another. See Microsoft.com in Slashdot dot clothes, and other wholesome fun.
Takes a name and expands the hidden cyborg acronym in it, which then gets pasted together with an image. Has an option to by a t-shirt version of the image.
Enter the current name and the values of a company, and get rebranded in a flash.
We Want Your Soul is a website that will put a "price" on your soul and give you a purity rating.
Answer some multiple choice questions to determine your video game identity -- among a selection of pre-1985 video game characters.
A more sophisticated Tolkien world name generator, not just limited to Hobbit names.
Figure out equivilent names in the Tolkien Lord of the Rings world.
From a real name, speculates what the porn name would be.
Examimes text to guess the author's gender. Reportedly 80% accurate, but less so in my tests.
Prowling over the terrain, cutting down all who dare stand in the way using a studded crowbar, cometh QZ! And he gives a booming bellow:
"Vengeance and goo flow from my veins! I am on a crash course with bloody destiny!"
This page generates 2-D "bar" codes which are readable by some phones.
With images from a dozen or so different comic strips, this tool will allow you to create your own three panel strip.
Scores of images with blank signs waiting for you to provide the sign content. Accepts images donated by users, so there is quite a collection.
Make your own Valentine's day heart candy (or at least pictures of them) with this web toy.
This tool makes church front announcement signs with up to four lines of your own text.