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Kill the pop-ups

In this close-to-reality game, you have to kill as many annoying pop-up windows as possible. Go get 'em!


  • The Realistic Internet Simulator

Henrik Olsen - April 22, 2005

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Error message generator

At Atom Smasher you can create your own fake error messages. No computers were harmed during the production of the site.


  • Atom Smasher's Error Message Generator

Henrik Olsen - January 27, 2005 - via This Is Broken

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Usability crosswords

Do some usability crosswording over your coffee. According to Userfocus, they are also useful for training courses or to raise awareness of usability in your team.


  • Usability crosswords

Henrik Olsen - October 12, 2004 - via deyalexander

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Usability Quiz

Test if you are a real usability geek. If not, chances are you are a pure geek.


  • The Usability Quiz
  • The Geek Purity Test

Henrik Olsen - June 24, 2004

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Magnetic interface design toolkit

Building prototypes with this tool might not be ideal, but it could be useful for workshops and brainstorms - if it's big enough. Anyway, here you can buy your very own Magnetic Interface Design Toolkit – maybe just for the fun of it.


  • The Magnetic Interface Design Toolkit

Henrik Olsen - May 21, 2003 - via EASE

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Usability vs. Saddam Hussein

And the winner is: USABILITY!


  • Googlefight

Henrik Olsen - March 05, 2003 - via Croc o' Lyle

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Download the internet

Have plenty of floppy disks ready...


  • Download the internet

Henrik Olsen - January 26, 2003 - via HyDesign

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Play with the big guys and girls

Web Trumps is an online version of Top Trumps for the web generation. Play off web celebs, such as Jakob Nielsen, Josh Davis, Jeffrey Zeldman, Bill Gates, and Steve Jobs, against each other. Each celeb has been allocated 200 points, split between the four categories design, innovation, wealth and usability. The game-play is as exciting as a usability expert’s web site, but if you like brain-dead games such as solitaire, you’ll love this one.


  • Web Trumps

Henrik Olsen - July 15, 2002

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Work off you computer frustrations

This neat little Flash thing is very healty for frustrated users. Destroy a computer by throwing heavy things at it. "Bad computer, don't ever do that again!"


  • APELOGIC - The Primitive Solution to Modern Problems

Henrik Olsen - January 10, 2002

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