7 Brilliant and Highly Addictive HTML5 and JS Experiments

Written by Kevin Liew on 07 Sep 2010
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Introduction of HTML5 certainly change the web, along with javascript and css, these technologies able to achieve the impossible back to few years ago. Check out these javascript games, they are simple but highly addictive and creative!

You have no ideas how long I took to prepare this post, they are way too addictive!!! I was suppose to take screen shot of each of them, but I found myself playing with it all night long! Some of them you don't even able to imagine it's made with javascript, html5 and css! AMong all those small games, I like Element dot and sand trap the most.

Now, it's your turn to spend time and play with it. :)

  • The wilderness downtown
    The wilderness downtown
    For their song, "We Used To Wait," Arcade Fire decided to forgo the traditional video and create an interactive, data-driven Chrome Experiment using HTML5 video, audio, and canvas. Learn more about the techniques used in the experiment here.
  • Catch It!
    Catch It!
    The Catch It! experiment is a really simple game where you have to catch a rectangle without collide with outher circles. The number of barriers increase with every catch. The only chance to have a break is to go over the right or bottom border. It's also possible to use the outside during the game. By clicking you can inverse the direction of the barriers.
  • Sand Trap
    Sand Trap
    In this web game, your goal is to get as much sand as you can out of the box and into the pail. You can rotate the box by clicking and dragging with the mouse or by using the left and right arrow keys.
  • Sinuous
    A game with a single objective: avoid colliding with red dots to stay alive as long as possible. You can activate a shield by picking up the rare green dots. Sounds simple, eh? If only... Give it a try!
  • Keylight
    A playhead travels between keys which resonate in different sounds depending on where they are placed.
  • Galactic Inbox
    Galactic Inbox
    A game inspired by the webmail galaxy.
  • Element Dots
    Element Dots
    Use the mouse to paint new particles on the canvas or drag one of the three spawns around.
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IT Village 14 years ago
great article. continue the awasome work
Alex Flueras 14 years ago
Now thewildernessdowntown.com is quite extraordinary. I'm impressed. Great article.
Codeforest 14 years ago
Really nice list of HTML5 experiments. I personally like Gmail galaxy game
Kevin Roast 14 years ago
If you want some *really* addictive, try this pure HTML5+Canvas experiment:
Gaurav M 14 years ago
Sand trap is so engaging. Good round up post
Norik Davtian 14 years ago
I loved the first link The wilderness downtown, thanks for sharing