February 25, 2008
The First Big Gaming Time Sink of 2008: Phun (with Physics!)
If you thought that the Falling Sand Game and Desktop Tower Defense already took up too much of your time, then quick, avert your eyes! The simple, 2D physics simulator, Phun, will suck you in and never let your go!
Phun is a fairly deep, yet easily accessible 2D physics simulator. It's not a "game" in the technical sense, but you can easily spend hours messing with it.
You can create blocks, springs, pistons, liquids, and freehand objects, all of which can have their friction, mass, and "bounciness" changed. Examples of complex motors and machines come with the game, as well as catapults and cars.
The possibilities are almost unlimited: make two battering rams and charge them into each other. Build a tower and play a game of Jenga or just destroy it with a catapult. Change their density, friction, and gravity to create perpetual motion machines or super dense bullets of doom. I'm sorry if you enjoyed your spare time. Really I am.
Video after the jump.
Posted by Clayton Ashley at 12:30 AM
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wonderful program , i am turning nuts with it ....i also recommend a great site for all your physics based gaming www.fun-motion.com
Thank you for posting the link to falling sand ON TOP OF phun. You're cruel.
If you think that the falling sand game is cruel, try the powder game.
It has physics too, like liquid physics, air temperature (which causes air movement), density in materials and so on.
This game is just like LittleBigPlanet (but without the sack-boys)
curses, you have gotten me addicted to two more games! I hadn't known about this or desktop tower defense until now... And I had just finished playing the falling sand game too!
hahahah yeah this game is like the ultimate hold over for little big planet.
Hihi I made a canon! ^^ Damn.. i just wasted 2 hours of my midterm break -.-
Infact, this game made me realize that I would think Little Big Planet will be boring to me. But it doesnt matter, cause I am going to buy it the first day no matter what. Not like we PS3 owners can pick and choose between a huge library of stellar games...
Wondering how long it takes for this guy to get in to the gaming industry....
He made a hit that`s for sure!
(I`m also in Umeå btw :) )
anyone every try plasmapong.com? Certainly not as robust as this, but it adds a new dynamic to pong for sure.
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