10 jQuery Fun and Games Plugins to help entertain your website visitors and maybe attract them to bookmark your site and come back! While Flash remains the best software to develop casual web games, jQuery allows you to make interesting things… nothing to do with pure action Flash games, but in some cases you can get interesting results out of your browser.


1. TicTacToe in jQuery

The “Hello world” of game programming, now with jQuery.
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2. jQuery Mad Libs Words Game

It is a fill-in-the-blanks word game where not knowing the word context can lead to some whacky outcomes.
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3. jQuery MineSweeper

From the same author of Mad Libs, Mine Sweeper.
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4. A Basic Memory Game with jQuery and PHP

Great and complete tutorial (in Feronato’s style) to create a basic memory game with jQuery and PHP.
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5. jTypingHero

After Guitar Hero, here it comes Typing hero, a game which will prove your typing skill.
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6. jCharacterfall

From same author, another typing game.
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7. jQRPG

A very basic – and incomplete – Zelda style RPG.
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8. jKill

Pont and shoot game. Kill presidents and prime minister.
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9. jQuery Slot Machine

Cute slot machine made with jQuery.
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10. jQuery Sudoku

Now you can creat your own Sudoku puzzle. Really good Sudoku simulator.
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Sam Deering is a Front-end Web Developer who specialises in JavaScript & jQuery. Sam is driven and passionate about sharing his knowledge to educate others.

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  • http://www.kampfpapst.com/browsergames/ Marco

    Thanks jquery4u for this awesome story. As a gamer I very much liked reading this.

    • http://jquery4u.com/ jQuery4u

      your welcome guys

  • Alex

    Thanks! I’m a math teacher and I’m developing math educational games with Flash Action Script. Recently I discovered that it’s possible to create games with jQuery and I’ve created several ‘little math games’ for my students… These samples gave me some new ideas!

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