• Robot Arena: Design and Destroy

    Our 9 year old daughter loves robots. We have Lego Mindstorms and Vex robot kits, but one surprisingly good find has been Robot Arena: Design and Destroy, a PC video game that simulates BattleBots style robotic combat. The game is getting quite old, but it runs well on Windows XP. It does have some occasional […]



  • The Fantastic Contraption

    One of our family’s favorite pastimes is solving puzzles and Fantastic Contraption captivated us from the beginning. The goal of the game is to move a given object into the goal, a designated box. The object starts in a workspace where you build your contraption. There are just so many different possible solutions that we’ve […]