ChangeBlindness is a small game that demonstrates the change blindness phenomenon. The effect shows that our brains have a low-level (i.e. subconscious) change detection capability that can be disabled pretty easily (for instance, with a flicker of around 100ms). The game illustrates this using an increasing number of icons, one of which will change during a flicker. The goal of the game is to find the changing icon as quickly as possible.
a2b is an abstract train game where you guide trains to their destination without letting them collide with each other. Each game is played on a set of tracks on which trains run at regular intervals. You pick a train and accelerate, brake, or stop as necessary to safely guide it to its destination. Since trains are continously being launched, more than 1 train will want to use the same section of a track, potentially leading to a collision. You must resolve this by making a train wait while you rush another train. As a last resort, you can send a train back to its base.
Bomns for Linux is a fast-paced multiplayer deathmatch arcade game. Its gameplay is best described as "old-school," as it is based on the popular text-based Bomns franchise. It has several modern conveniences, however, such as a level editor and GTK2 configuration tool. Despite the name, Bomns for Linux is quite portable and can easily be built on nearly any platform.