Where will you be at New Year's Eve, one minute before midnight brings in 2011? Watching a ball drop on television in the comfort of your home? Partying with several hundred of your new closest friends? Wondering if anyone will notice if you swig your champagne now? Flying in loops around rockets in space, making them explode into beautiful fireworks displays? Probably not a lot of people going for that last one, but no matter your plan for the holiday, you can enjoy just such a cute diversion in the Bobblebrook action mini-game, 23:59.
The game only lasts one minute, so it'll probably take less time for you to go play it than for me to tell you about it, but basically you control a little astronaut figure with your mouse, and you draw loops with him. Once a loop is completed, anything within the loop explodes. This can be a good thing if the loop contains the fireworks and bonuses flying up from the bottom, but a bad thing if you inadvertently include one of the satellites floating down from the top of the screen.
It's short and sweet and shouldn't tax your abilities too strongly even if you have been sneaking the champagne all day. So grab your bowl or plate of cocktail shrimps, mochi, lentils, hoppin' john, grapes or what have you, curl up with your laptop or desktop, and give this a try today or tomorrow. From all of us at JIG, a Happy New Year to you!
Total brain candy, but very cute, mindless fun.
Could be interesting to have a contest to see how people do while sneaking champagne.
The link to this game is broken. :(