# Math Games

## World of Warcraft – Negative gold problem

There is a flaw in World of Warcrafts statistics for “Total gold acquired”. A couple years ago, players discovered that the most a character can hold is 2^31 (or 2147483648) copper pieces of currency. This is what is known as the “gold cap” in World of Warcraft. A single character cannot hold more gold than …

Strimko is a brand new logic puzzle with numbers, just like Suduko. It is based on Latin squares described by Leonhard Euler in the 18th century. The rules are simple: each row and column of an n x n grid must contain the numbers 1, 2, …, n exactly once (just like in Sudoku ), …

## Educational games – Planarity.net

We had a math camp at University and needed something educational for the elementary school kids. We chose the topic graph theory and decided to teach them about planar graphs. It turns out that http://www.planarity.net has this great flash game that you can play where you have to arrange the vertices such that no edges …

## How to Solve a Rubik’s Cube Videos

Dan Brown takes us inside on how to solve the Rubik’s Cube: Part 1 Part 2

## Petals Around the Rose – Dice Game

Play the game here:                                                         The number petals around the rose is:   Instructions: Press the “Roll dice!” button to start. Try and determine how many petals are around the rose. Press the “Display Answer!” button to see if you are right. Once you have figured it out, don’t spoil the fun for …

## Checkmate! Tough Dice Game

The impossible (yet so simple) dice game. Play the game:                                                      The number of moves until checkmate is:   Instructions: Press the “Roll dice!” button to start. Try and determine how many moves there are until checkmate. Press the “Display Answer!” button to see if you are right. Once you have figured it out, don’t …

## Cool Math Games

The net has a great amount of interactive cool maths games. Below are a few sites worth taking a look at. Most of the math games are fun for all ages and they are all absolutely free. 1. http://www.mathplayground.com/games.html 2. http://www.coolmath-games.com/ 3. http://resources.kaboose.com/games/math2.html 4. http://www.primarygames.com/math.htm 5. http://cemc2.math.uwaterloo.ca/mathfrog/

## Halloween Math Games

Here’s my collection of math themed Halloween games, enjoy!! Halloween Physics Puzzle Spook-a-Rama Pink Bunny Bats Vampire Physics Scary Blocks Frankenstein Math

## Sequel to tic-tac-toe – Connectioseys

This redditor developed a cool sequel to tic-tac-toe called Connectioseys.

## Samurai Sudoku

The Samurai Sudoku puzzle is a variation of Sudoku except it consists of 5 sudokus which are linked via the centre one. It’s definitely a good challenge. (Source).