In our latest caption contest, Zuma finds out that not all games work in the same way.
Take me out to the You Are Games! Take me out to the crowd! Bring me some captions and quirky punchlines, your quip could be featured in an upcoming comic! For it's loot, loot loot you could win if your caption tickles our funny bone, so it's one, two, three strikes you're out, 'cause that frooooooog's oooooooon fiiiiiiiiiire!
Some memes will never die, even when we really, really want them to.
A tower is only as stable as the block at the bottom...
Maybe Rupert Murdoch should have considered this instead...
Cheaters never prosper, but there's no harm in a little help with our latest caption winner!
Who knows? Maybe it's perfect for politics...
It's your job to come up with an egg-laden pun in this week's You Are Games challenge. That's right, the yolk's on you! Take a look at this unfinished Babylon Sticks comic drafted by resident comicster James Francis. It could use another dipping in the dye batches so it gets some color. But most importantly, it needs a punchline! What humorous quip can you imagine to finish this comic?
He'll know it when he finds it.
Maybe a second opinion is a good idea...
Pausing for reflection, the latest winner of the Babylon Sticks Caption Contest, extols some wisdom.
No job is too big or too small!
For a while now, we've been doing these Babylon Sticks Caption Contests as some of our You Are Games escapades. We've done seven of these contests so far, and we've had seven winners, out of over seven hundred comments. With the proper focus and concentration on the goal, the winning caption may very well come to you.
Games might imitate life, but don't always prepare you for it.
Value for money? Not always...
Sometimes you don't get what you thought you paid for.
Pay before you play.
This week on our semi-irregular You Are Games feature, we ask you to think back to an era centuries ago. It was a time when castles were all the rage and checkerboard designs started popping up on every tapestry and tabletop. If you've got a quirky quip that works well with the Babylon Sticks comic below, post it as a comment. We'll select one as the caption for next week's feature, and we'll award a nice prize along with it.
I don't like Tetris, oh no, I love it!
When involving the hand of fate, someone's going to get screwed.
Take a look at the cartoon to the right. Do any funny quips or bits of dialogue spring to mind as you view this unfinished comic? We want you to send them to us! Post your caption ideas as a comment, and yours could get picked to be the caption in the final version of the comic! Prizes and glory will soon follow.
Just because we think they can doesn't mean it's what they prefer...
Never be afraid to answer your door - as long as you know what you are dealing with. It's another cartoon contest winner!
Some things simply cannot be left for later, okay?
Now, feast your eyes on the giant comic for you to caption. (Giant. Geddit?) What's the funniest punchline you can come up with to go along with the picture? Let us know! Post your caption ideas in the comments box below, it just could be featured in next week's Babylon Sticks, and you'll receive a nice prize for your troubles!
Let's do the mash... the button mash! It was a controller smash... the button mash!
It's a Street Fighter New Years Party aftermath in our latest contest winning cartoon!
It doesn't really matter if you were naughty or nice. Just have an email address.
Take a gander at the festive Babylon Sticks comic created by our resident toonmeister, James Francis. Can you come up with a party-worthy punchline to fit the scene? If you think you've got one, post a comment below and you could win an Humble Indie Bundle!
Congratulations to our latest contest winner, who told a tale of a farmer's woes...
Offence is often the best defence.
Another installment of You Are Games, another installment of the Babylon Sticks Caption Contest. We're asking you to supply a punchline for another Babylon Sticks comic. It's humorous on its own, but it needs a caption to really drive the hilarity home. Submit your ideas as comments, as many ideas as you'd like, but remember to keep them game-related! All entries are due by Monday, December 13th at 11:59 PM (GMT-5:00).
Our latest contest winner shows that with a gamer, pushing the red button is only a matter of when, not if...
Admit it: nobody gets picky about aesthetics when looting dungeons.
In this installment of You Are Games, we're calling upon you, our loyal readers, to scratch your funny bone where it itches and create the caption for another Babylon Sticks comic created by James Francis. Submit your ideas as comments, as many ideas as you'd like, but remember to keep them game-related! All entries are due by Monday, November 29th at 11:59 PM (GMT-5:00).
They never used to make 'em like they make 'em now.
Games are not just for fun - sometimes they can help teach valuable real-world skills.
No need to pad that resume if you have accomplished the right things in life.
Our first caption contest winner! Sometimes the handy walkthrough is not meant to help YOU.
We're offering up a caption contest in which you get to fill in the caption for one James Francis' Babylon Sticks comics, made especially for us here at JIG. So roll up your sleeves, put your funny tinfoil thinking caps on and jump start the braincells. It's caption contest time!
One day robots will do everything for us. As long as we only expect them to do what they want to...
I will tell you this - back in my day we never had this. We had to cheat!
Bored at work? Violent games aren't the only answer.
Don't expect Nadal or Federer to join in any time soon...
Magic just ain't what it used to be.
Flinging stones might break bones, but sore losers do all the stomping...
Sometimes a loading screen is a good thing...
Ever played a game so many times that it starts creeping into everything else you do?
Even in the real world, shooting a catapult is pretty easy.
They just invade homes and take what they want. It's about time someone stood up to the insanity.
In space, nobody can see you on the z-axis.
I you have apes, lizards and wolves crawling up your office building, it can mean only one thing...
An education is only as what you got it from...
Ever wondered why the king even got that castle?
The wrong game at the wrong time can make all the difference.
Don't let an outage get in the way of achieving perfect balance.
As if auteurs haven't had enough on their minds already.
Now, back in my day...
Never let anything get in the way of a good idea.
Unfortunately some people still believe that free can't be good...
Behind every user vote is an angst-ridden developer.
Sometimes the trials of mere mortals transcend to the gods.
After a rough day on the range, there is one thing a cowboy does not want to come home to.
Your boss noticing all that time you spend on games might be the least of your problems...
Contrary to popular belief, the ladies love big brains.
Contrary to popular belief, heroes are not on never-ending quests to save their girlfriends.
Let's just admit this once and for all: nobody knows how they manage to stay up there.
Contrary to popular belief, vegetarians are nothing but trouble.
Whatever the world's first occupation was, our ancestors knew how to avoid it.
Even Pacman likes variety.
There is more than one way for a penguin to take flight.
Admit it: if you never found this device diabolical there might be something wrong with you.
When trying to finish a game, no avenue of advice is taboo.
It's surprising what can make the difference when avoiding extinction.
Sun Tzu never covered Tower Defense wars...
When it comes to hidden object games, what's the appeal?
Have you ever appreciated how important Flash games are for distracting us from every day's hellish existence?
With physics games all the rage of late, Babylon Sticks ponders their origin.
Think about it - have you ever seen this guy actually do his job?
It's the old kids on the block you shouldn't mess with.
Instructions for a game? How quaint!
It's all fun and games, even during an apocalypse.
Casual games at the negotiations table. Do we have a deal?
Never leave a room escape game without one.
Peer pressure is a constant demon for Tetris blocks.