Nuts and Bolts
Constructing skyscrapers is a dangerous business. Perhaps having robots do it is the answer? In this path-drawing puzzle game, Nuts and Bolts from Gaming Your Way, your mechanical hero Nuts and his fairly useless robot dog Bolts have been picked to test out the system. It's a real budget crunch and there just aren't enough beams to go around, so you'll have to pick them up and rearrange them to get to the exit.
The trick is that you can hold only one beam at a time, so you'll have to think ahead and plan your moves carefully. Just click on a platform to move there, click on a beam to pick it up. Once you have a beam, click on an adjacent platform to place it, if it's of the correct length.
A clean isometric interface and levels that unlock two at a time keep the challenge of this game from getting pull-out-your-sockets difficult. Just make sure that you try the levels in order, however, because rather than an instructions screen, the game uses in-level tutorials, and if you miss the tutorial on how to use Bolts, for example, you may get lost. Aside from that, this is an enjoyable coffee break game that you can pick up quickly.