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If your question isn't answered by our FAQ or the user comments below, please feel free to post a new comment and we'll do our best to help you. If you have a question about an individual game reviewed on the site, please post your question in a comment on that game's review/discussion page instead. Thank you! :)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

What is this site about?
JayisGames, originally started as a personal blog in 2003, is an online weblog dedicated to reviewing what we feel are the best free online, casual, freeware, and indie games around. Every review we post is honest, and written by passionate gamers just like you!

How do you decide what games to review?
We select and discuss games privately amongst ourselves on a private forum. We look at things like the controls, the mechanics, the depth, but most importantly... we look for games that are fun! We try to review all sorts of games, from the simple arcade games to the huge complex strategy titles, doing our best to provide something for everyone, no matter what type of gamer you are. If a game is on this site, it's because we felt it deserved to be here, regardless of how simple or complex it is.

How do I search the site for games I want?
You can either use the site's search bar in the upper right corner, or you can use tags! Tags are the tiny links beneath a review's title that help categorize and describe it, and clicking on one tag will display every other review that also shares that designation. If you want to customize your search, type the following URL into your browser's address bar: http://www.jayisgames.com/tag/tagname. By changing tagname to whatever tag you're looking for, you can find whatever you need. If you add a +, you can search for games with multiple specific tags, while ! will only display games that exclude the tag written after. For example, http://www.jayisgames.com/tag/pointandclick+adventure+browser would only show online point-and-click adventure games, while http://www.jayisgames.com/tag/pointandclick+adventure!horror would ensure that no horror games are displayed in your search results.

I found a game I think you should review! How do I tell you about it?
Please use our online game submission form.

Why didn't you review the game I submitted?
We receive literally hundreds of game submissions each week, and we try to be very selective about the games we feature. If we don't choose to review a game you sent in, it's nothing personal!

What sort of games won't you review?
We will not receive any game that features deliberately hateful and malicious content aimed at hurting any group of people. This includes racism, homophobia, and so forth.

How can I tell if a game is "safe" to play or not?
The little square coloured icon above a game's title image is its rating. We use different colours to mark games that have different content levels in them, so while a game with a rating-g might be safe for kids, a game that's rating-y might have a few red flags. Feel free to ask in the comments if you want to know why a game received any particular rating! If a game contains content that could be seen as "triggering", we will do our best to warn you about it at the top of the review.

Why do you review games with higher content ratings?
We believe everyone has the right to play what they want, and we are not here to censor content... just objectively review it. As long as a game is not racist, homophobic, or otherwise deliberately hurtful towards anyone, we will feature it if we believe it's worth it, and make sure to clearly mark it with a rating so you can make an informed decision about whether you want to play something.

Why do you review some games that cost money?
If we review a game, it's because we like it, period. While we feature many free games throughout the week (usually at least two per day!), we only feature games that cost money on the weekends as indie reviews.

Do you get any affiliate revenue from reviewing games that cost money?
We do not get any sort of affiliate revenue from games sold through Steam, or indeed through most other online outlets. We receive a small amount of affiliate revenue for games sold through Good Old Games.com, Big Fish Games, and occasionally through certain indie developers that sell their games through BMT Micro. We never accept money from a developer to review a game, and receiving affiliate revenue for a potential title does not guarantee that we will review it.

Why does this site have ads?
JayisGames is a free site and is supported entirely by ad revenue, which means programs like Ad Blocker hurt our site! Even if you don't click on an ad, when an ad loads on a page, we still get revenue from it, which means that by using programs that stop ads from loading (Ad Blocker), you prevent the site from earning the money it so desperately needs to survive. With monthly operating costs in the thousands, we use the revenue from ads to pay for hosting, bandwith, and to pay our writers! If you enjoy JayisGames and playing games on it, please consider turning your ad blocker off when you visit us.

I saw an ad with content I objected to. What do I do about it?
We work hard to make sure our ads are not only safe and malware free, but also to make sure that the content in them is acceptable to all our viewers. All of our ads are chosen not by us, but by our ad provider, which attempts to tailor what you see. Sometimes content we don't want sneaks through, such as the grossly inappropriate League of Angels advertisements, because the ad network classifies those as appropriate given that they're categorized as gaming ads. When this happens, we rely on you to report anything unsuitable to us so we can take steps to block it! If you see an ad that features adult content, take a screenshot and e-mail it to dora AT jayisgames DOT com.

What are your community guidelines for posting comments?
All we ask is that players remain respectful, do not drop links to other sites, and stay on topic. Any comment meant as a direct personal attack towards another commenter will not be tolerated. If you disagree with another player, make sure to do so in a respectful and intelligent manner. Comments containing deliberately rude, hurtful, or pointlessly profane are not permitted. Also, comments leaving links to promote other sites will be marked as spam and removed.

Frequently Asked Questions For Games

  1. Why doesn't this Flash game load? All I get is a blank screen.
  2. I can't get this Flash game to load past 84% (for example), it just stops there. Why?
  3. Flash is telling me Jayisgames wants to store information on my computer, is this safe?
  4. I want to start a Flash game over again, reset my saved progress due to a bug, or copy my saved game over to a different computer, where can I find the Flash saved game files on my computer?
  5. Why doesn't this Flash game save my progress? Every time I come back to it I have to start again from the beginning.
  6. I'm trying to delete my saved progress in this Flash game, but clearing my browser cookies and clearing my browser cache had no effect. How can I reset the saved game data for this Flash game?
  7. Why do the arrow keys scroll the page when I'm playing a Flash game?
  8. When I play Flash games they appear too big for the screen, so the bottom and right are slightly cut off. How do I fix this?
  9. Why does this Shockwave game crash on a Mac?
  10. Why doesn't this game work with my touch pad?
  11. I downloaded a game and it never saves my game when I quit, I always have to start again from the beginning. What should I do?
  12. I downloaded and purchased a game from Big Fish Games, but I've been having trouble with it crashing. What should I do?


1. Why doesn't this Flash game load? All I get is a blank screen.
This is a very common problem reported by people trying to play a Flash game and could be due to one of several reasons. Go through this checklist to see if any of them are the culprit:

  • Make sure your Flash Player is up-to-date. Flash Player plug-in.
  • Turn off any browser extensions you have installed to see if any of those are causing the conflict.
  • Are you sure it's a Flash game and not a Shockwave game? Shockwave games require a different plug-in. Get Shockwave here.
  • Try a different browser.
  • If none of the above help and you are using Windows Vista, then follow these steps to allow Flash to your firewall settings:
    1. Click on the Start (or Windows) button on the Windows Taskbar at the bottom of your screen.
    2. Click on Control Panel.
    3. Click on Security.
    4. Find the Windows Firewall section on the Security window.
    5. Click on Allow a Program Through Windows Firewall.
    6. Click on Add Program.
    7. Select Adobe Flash Player from the program list.
    8. Click OK.
    Adobe Flash Player should now be added to your Firewall's list of accepted programs


2. I can't get this Flash game to load past 83% (for example), it just stops there. Why?
It is possible that when your browser downloaded the game file the first time, the file became corrupted either by the author uploading a new version at the same time or for some other reason. Try emptying your browser cache, then reload the game page. Refreshing what's in your browser cache should do the trick.


3. Flash is telling me Jayisgames wants to store information on my computer, is this safe?
Yes, it's perfectly safe. Flash requires local storage on your computer to store game saves, and without it your progress can't be saved. It's harmless and won't cause any harm to your computer. In fact, if you play a lot of games here at JIG, you will need to even expand the size of the allowed local storage given to JIG for Flash game saves. The reason is that Flash stores game saves by domain, which means game saves for the games we host are all stored in the same place. You can right-click and choose "Settings" on any Flash game hosted on JIG to increase (or change) the size of local storage. If you're a frequent visitor to JIG, I recommend allowing unlimited. You should never have a problem with that setting since Flash game saves are all relatively small in size.


4. I want to start a Flash game over again, reset my saved progress due to a bug, or copy my saved game over to a different computer, where can I find the Flash saved game files on my computer?
Flash Game Saves (.sol files) —There are save files that Flash uses to save state locally on your computer. You can copy these files between computers, or you can delete them to reset a game that you want to start again, or to correct a situation where the game save file may have been corrupted.

For games that are hosted on Jayisgames, look for either images.jayisgames.com or games.jayisgames.com inside the "random series of letters and numbers" directory that you'll find at the location specified for your computer's OS below. Inside that folder will contain all the save files for all the games you've played on JIG so far. You'll want to remove the .sol file inside the directory associated with the game you're playing.

NOTE: To see the folder that the files are in, you must enable Show Hidden Files & Folders in Folder Options.

  • Windows 7
    C:\Users\Username\AppData\Roaming\Macromedia\FlashPlayer\#SharedObjects\random series of letters and numbers\
  • Windows Vista
    C:\Users\Username\AppData\Roaming\Macromedia\FlashPlayer\#SharedObjects\random series of letters and numbers\
  • Windows 2000/XP
    C:\Documents and Settings\Username\Application Data\Macromedia\Flash Player\#SharedObjects\random series of letters and numbers\
  • Windows 95/ME
    C:\Windows\Application Data\Macromedia\Flash Player\#SharedObjects\random series of letters and numbers\
  • Mac OS X
    /Users/Short name/Library/Preferences/Macromedia/Flash Player/#SharedObjects/random series of letters and numbers/
  • Mac OS 9
    Macintosh HD/System Folder/Preferences/Macromedia/Flash Player/#Shared Objects/random string of letters and numbers/


5. Why doesn't this Flash game save my progress? Every time I come back to it I have to start again from the beginning.
Flash requires local storage on your computer to store game saves, and without it your progress can't be saved. In fact, if you play a lot of games here at JIG, you will eventually need to expand the size of the allowed local storage given to JIG for Flash game saves. The reason is that Flash stores game saves by domain, which means game saves for the games we host are all stored in the same place. You can right-click and choose "Settings" on any Flash game hosted on JIG to increase (or change) the size of local storage. If you're a frequent visitor to JIG, I recommend allowing unlimited. You should never have a problem with that setting since Flash game saves are all relatively small in size.


6. I'm trying to delete my saved progress in this Flash game, but clearing my browser cookies had no effect. How can I reset the saved game data for this Flash game?
Flash doesn't save data in cookies or your browser cache. Flash stores save data by the domain of where you play the game from. Check the FAQ question just above this one for locations of the Flash saved game files (.sol files). For games hosted at JIG, look for the domains games.jayisgames.com and images.jayisgames.com. For games hosted elsewhere, look for the domain name on which the game is hosted.


7. Why do the arrow keys scroll the page when I'm playing a Flash game?
This is a known issue with Internet Explorer when trying to play Flash games embedded on a page. Please try using a different browser, like Firefox. That will fix the issue for you.


8. When I play Flash games they appear too big for the screen, so the bottom and right are slightly cut off. How do I fix this?
It sounds like your browser may be zoomed. To reset your browser to 100% size follow these steps:

  • Firefox: From the menu select: View->Zoom->Reset, or just type Command-0 (zero) on Mac OS, CTRL-0 (zero) on Windows.
  • Chrome: From the menu select: View->Actual Size, or type Command-0 (zero) on Mac OS, CTRL-0 (zero) on Windows.
  • Safari: From the menu select: View->Actual Size, or type Command-0 (zero) on Mac OS, CTRL-0 (zero) on Windows.
  • IE: From the menu select: Page->Zoom->100% (there doesn't appear to be a command-key equivalent for this).
  • Opera: From the menu select: Page->Zoom->100%, or type Command-0 (zero) on Mac OS, CTRL-0 (zero) on Windows.


9. Why does this Shockwave game crash on a Mac?
It is common for Shockwave games to run poorly on Intel-based Macs. However, you can force your browser to open using Rosetta (a pre-OS X compatibility mode) and that may help Shockwave from crashing the browser. Follow these steps:

  • Open your Applications folder and click once on Safari to select it. (I've found Safari handles Shockwave under Rosetta best.)
  • From the File menu, choose "Get Info".
  • Check the box "Open using Rosetta".
  • Launch Safari and try the Shockwave game again.
Note: Running Safari in Rosetta will decrease performance, so you may wish to toggle it on/off as needed.


10. Why doesn't this game work with my touch pad?
Touch pads were originally input devices of convenience made expressly for portable computers. Now it seems that we're in a transition period from mouse-based to touch-based interfaces. The problem is that most Flash games have been designed for a mouse, not a touch pad. If you use a laptop as your primary computer, invest in a small portable mouse. You'll be glad you did. :)


11. I downloaded a game and it never saves my game when I quit, I always have to start again from the beginning. What should I do?
Most game save issues result from a user account on your desktop having limited rights and therefore not being able to save a game properly. This problem occurs most often with Vista and Windows 7. Here's what to do:

  • If you are on Windows Vista or Windows 7, try setting the game into compatibility mode:
    1. Right-click on the game's shortcut icon on your desktop
    2. Select properties
    3. Click the compatibility tab.
    4. Make sure your compatibility settings are as follows: Operating System Windows XP SP2 (Windows XP SP3 if you are on Windows 7); Permissions Boxes: Run As Administrator checked.


12. I downloaded and purchased a game from Big Fish Games, but I've been having trouble with it crashing. What should I do?
Big Fish Games has an exceptional Customer Support department, which is one of the reasons we recommend Big Fish so highly here at Jayisgames. Please use this support form to report the trouble you have been experiencing. Someone will help resolve your issue in a timely manner.

If you do not see your support question answered here, then please post a question in the comments and we'll try to address any problems that come up. =)

Please use this page for support issues only. For game review requests or suggestions, please use our Game Submit form.

482 Comments

When installing Ravehearst 1 Mystery Case Files....The game installs, all icons/shortcuts are present on desktop and installation complete is showing in my apps.
When I click on icon to play game Microsoft windows popup appears stating that the game has stopped working, I click the problem details and it states under problem event APPCRASH. I have uninstalled and reinstalled 3 times and still having this problem. I am hoping you might have an answer to this issue/problem. Thank you in advance for your time.
Lorri

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XxXx lurv xXxX March 2, 2010 2:00 PM

I bought this game the other day for my iPod touch and when I use the game, everything is fine but when I go off the game and back on it, the game starts all over again......any ideas of what may seem to be the problem?

[You might want to contact the developer of the game. -Jay]

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I like to download the occasional Flash game so I can run it on my machine offline, full-screen, etc. Is there any way to download the games in the Design Competitions? They all seem to be actively loaded from the game-selection program. I can download that, but trying to play one of the actual games doesn't work, because they're only online. All links to those games on this website only point to the Design Competition flash. Any way around this?

[Sorry, no there is no way around that. -Jay]

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SmileyRiley Author Profile Page April 22, 2010 7:06 PM

Is there a way to search and specify NOT downloadable game...in other words, games that play in a browser.
So, for example, one could search for " "point and click" NOT download " ....

[There is no way to combine tags at this time. Hopefully someday. In the meantime, you might try the 'browser' tag, or just use your browser's "find" command when viewing a tag listing (i.e., find 'browser' while viewing the 'pointandclick' tag listing, or find 'pointandclick' while viewing the 'browser' tag listing.) -Jay]

[UPDATE 04/15/12: You can now search for multiple tags. Use the plus sign (+) for AND, and exclamation point (!) for NOT. So, for point and click and not download, use this link: http://jayisgames.com/tag/pointandclick!download See our Tags Index page for more info. -Jay]

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SmileyRiley Author Profile Page April 22, 2010 8:13 PM

Thanks, Jay - I didn't know you could do that! Never too old to learn something, eh? (*grin*).

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davidob Author Profile Page May 5, 2010 10:57 AM

Hi
Just bought a htc Desire and was looking for reviews of mobile games for the Android platform. Do you plan to cover (and tag) games for this platform?
Regards
David

[We do intend to feature Android games once there are enough interesting, innovative and unique games to pull from. If you have suggestions, please send them to us using our online game submit form (found in the menu above). -Jay]

[Update: Android games are now featured periodically in our weekly Mobile Monday column. -Jay]

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stephanie collard May 5, 2010 2:32 PM

hi,
i purchased virtual families and after it had downloaded and i went to play it a box came up saying 'this display card does not support (800x600x16BPP)@60Hz'. i have tried to change my screen resolution but this does not help. any ideas of what to do?
steph

[A video card that doesn't support 800x600? That sounds really strange. Anyways, you should contact the customer support department of the site you purchased the game from, maybe they will have a suggestion for you. -Jay]

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Redwall Author Profile Page May 8, 2010 5:35 PM

I tried playing The Museum of Broken Memories, and it wouldn't load after installation. I have Vista, and I tried running it in compatibility mode as well as running it and it's installer as administrator. Help would be greatly appreciated.

[Please try contacting the developer about this issue. -Jay]

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I've downloaded Little Folk of Faerys and the movement is EXTREMELY jerky. How do I fix this?

[Please contact customer support from the site you purchased the game from. -Jay]

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I am trying to submit a game, and it says my E-mail is invalid. It works everywhere else, and i have no idea why it won't work here. I also used it to register, and it was fine.
Why doesn't it work for the submit form?

[Please try it again. A change was made to the form late yesterday, and I believe that caused a bug in the validation script. It should be ok now. Sorry for the inconvenience. -Jay]

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Recently when I try to search for a game, I can't see any results, even for games I know have reviews on the site. Everything in the sides of the page loads, but the middle is completely blank. I just cleared my cache and it didn't help. I'm using Google Chrome on Vista.

[I cannot reproduce the problem. Site search is working as it should. Are you using any ad blockers? Search results come from Google, which includes ads. Perhaps your local settings are providing a conflict? Try going to the Google homepage and typing your query in there, including site:jayisgames.com as one of your search terms. -Jay]

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Yes, it seems to be a problem with the adblock. I turned it off for this site and got search results again. Thanks for the help.

[Thank you for turning off your ad blocker. Doing so helps us continue to be able to bring you free games. -Jay]

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I've been a proud visitor of jay since it was on the RIT page, memories~. Anyway I registered with TypeKey long ago, and when the favorites boxes came out you can be sure I picked out the best. Well every so often my favorites just... disappear. Occasionally I am kicked out of my TypeKey address, I assume you guys have a 2 week limit or something, but I do log in again only to find my favorites that I painstakingly searched for are gone. It is very frustrating to not have direct access to games that were shown years ago. I just lost the favorites I picked out not more than 5 days ago and added to just yesterday. Any details on what the problem might be? I'm using the same computer, so it's the same IP and everything. Thanks in advance.

[Hello, and thank you for playing with us all these years! :) The favorites you select are stored in a cookie in your browser, so if you delete your cookies (or change browsers) then you will also lose your favorites. Your TypeKey authentication is also saved in a cookie, so if your cookies are deleted you will have to log in again. Something somewhere on your computer is messing with your cookies, so I would look at what might be doing that. Do you ever clear out your browser's saved data? Double check the settings if you do to be sure your cookies aren't also getting cleared. I hope that helps! Thanks again for all your visits! :D -Jay]

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Is it that JIG do not support downloading games anymore?
How come every link goes to Big Fish Games?

[The Casual Gameplay store is down for maintenance right now, but only temporarily so. The previous company that we worked with, GameCenterSolution, has ceased operations as of June 30th. So we are revamping the store to bring you new options. Big Fish Games will continue to be our primary affiliate partner due to their lowest prices in the industry and their exceptional customer support. -Jay]

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I get very odd (but consistent) errors with many Flash games on my new Win7 (Home Premium, fwiw) laptop. I know the games are fine, as they load on my home PC, but after loading most Flash games either a) freak out and do random things or b) never leave the loading screen. A few Flash games do work, though, so I'm puzzled.

I've done everything recommended, using another browser, _completely_ uninstalling and reinstalling Flash (and duh, rebooting) with zero success. Any ideas?

[I have a Win7 Home Premium install I can try to reproduce what you're seeing. Can you give me an example Flash game URL that doesn't work for you along with the browser/version you're using and the Flash Player version you have installed? -Jay]

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Thanks!

"Shockwave Flash": 10.1.82.76
FF: 3.6.8
IE: 8.0.7600.16385

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Oh, forgot to give a game:
http://jayisgames.com/games/harmony-keeper/

This one starts flashing between the loading screen and the start menu, and repeatedly emitting a brief *kshh* noise.

[Hi Forsythe, I could not reproduce what you are seeing on a similar Windows 7 Home Premium configuration using the same browsers and Flash Player version. The game, Harmony Keeper, loads completely and plays without any issues at all in both IE and Firefox (same versions as yours). The issue must be something specific to the way you have your computer or OS configured. I really don't know what to suggest next, I'm sorry. If I were able to reproduce the issue I might be able to work on a fix for it, but since the same configuration is working fine for me, the best conclusion I can think of is that the conflict is coming from some other piece of software on your computer. -Jay]

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Anyone know how to get the door remote in the game Out-Of Order? The Journalist do's not give me the game nor no options in the talk part.

[Please post your questions about individual games on the game review pages. For Out of Order, use this page: http://jayisgames.com/archives/2008/11/out_of_order.php Thank you! -Jay]

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I can't get my spoiler tags to work. It keeps giving me invalid comment format. Am I doing something wrong?

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Never mind. I think I figured it out! =)

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forgot my login October 17, 2010 5:08 PM

Two questions for the price of one comment!

1. Is the JayisGames' Chat function down, or is the problem on my end? I can get to the page (via the Help Squad drop-down in the site header bar) but all I get is a blank page. I'm running Firefox 3.5.13 on WinXP Tablet Edition (I know I'm not running the latest Firefox, but the add-on I use to keep my browser header tidy hasn't yet been updated to be compatible with 3.6.x; Tablet Edition is basically MCE with some extra doodads like screen-orientation options & handwriting recognition.) I do use NoScript, but I have everything on the page allowed, and nothing shows up as a "blocked object" -- which is usually what happens if some sort of embedded media needs to be allowed separately.

2. The password-reset function for registered users is a nice, handy feature... so long as one remembers what one's login / username is. I can't remember what I used, and none of the standard 'net nicks I use are recognized. (Serves me right for apparently having decided to be a smart-aleck with some clever new handle.) Is there a way for you guys to send an email to my registered email address reminding me what my login name is? Or, alternatively, is it possible to set up a new login with an already-registered email address?

[1) The chat feature uses a Java applet to function, and therefore you need Java on your computer. You can also connect to our chat server (irc.jayisgames.com) via any IRC client. The channel we're in is #casualgameplay. 2) Yes, you may send us an email from the email address in your account to our contact address (found in the site footer), and we'll help you figure out what your user name is. Remember that your user name is not the same as your display name. -Jay]

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Hooray, I'm logged in again!

Not sure why my login didn't work earlier, since I went back to an article I knew I'd commented on months ago to check what it was, so I know I tried the correct login. The important thing is that it works now. Thanks for responding so quickly!

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Hey, I submitted a game a while back, but received no confirmation email. Does that mean I should submit again?

[Due to the number of game submissions we get each day, we cannot respond to each one. If we have not featured the game, it is likely that we turned it down. We evaluate a great many games every day at JIG, and only a very few of them get selected for a review. If you think that we may have missed a game that you feel strongly deserves a review, please feel free to submit it again. -Jay]

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Jeff Lowrey Author Profile Page November 12, 2010 11:34 AM

I really really dislike the new Apture top bar that intrudes itself with features that I didn't ask for and don't see any value in.

I mean, let's be clear.

I REALLY REALLY DISLIKE this top bar. Please provide me an option to remove it entirely from my experience.

[Hi Jeff, I'm sorry that you really really dislike the Apture features. You can do one simple click on the left-most part to hide the bar from your browsing experience at JIG. It does provide a few exceptional features that we are especially fond of. One of the most exciting features it provides is that you can highlight any word or phrase for a quick pop-up definition and search from both the site here at JIG as well as the entire Internet. When viewing one of our many walkthroughs on the site that contain links to screenshots, a simple mouse over the little camera image will pop-up the image without moving you from the page. We are very excited about the features of the bar here at JIG, and we hope that you grow to love them, too. -Jay]

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Jay,

Finally found a fix for my issues with Flash; Flash has a bug that aborts loading/playing many flash apps. Allowing 3rd-party content via the Shockwave settings manager fixes it.

Linky:
http://www.macromedia.com/support/documentation/en/flashplayer/help/settings_manager03.html

Thanks,
-Forsythe

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Synesthesia Author Profile Page December 3, 2010 11:24 PM

Looking for a forum to find a game.

I know this is not the appropriate spot to field this question. I could not get "chat" to work on Help Squad tab and I'm looking for a game. I could not find it on a search in Jay or on All Games tab. Bad keywords I guess.

I am looking for a flash game about World War I fighter planes. As I remember it, the game was 3rd person perspective (Top Down). This game involved using two fighter planes. A player would move the planes turned based via a controllable arrow, guiding the planes trajectory during its turn (a bit like the GUI controls on a catapult game).

The story line of this, unknown, game was sorties of increasingly difficulty. One would fly against German bombers, Zeppelins, and fighters, ect.

I appreciate any input.

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Synesthesia Author Profile Page December 3, 2010 11:26 PM

*edit

It's not Dogfight 2
http://jayisgames.com/archives/2008/09/dogfight_2_the_great_war.php

Good game but the one I am looking for is different.

Thank you.

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Synesthesia Author Profile Page December 8, 2010 10:04 PM

About the game I am looking for (listed in two above posts), It's a WW2 Airplane game not WW1.

Thank you for any info anyone has.

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can i play a game without downloading it? And, i am suggesting that you guys can make your chat better, because i tried it on my computer and it did not work. it said something about plug-ins. What in the world is a plug-in? Do i get a plug in the mail and jam it into my computer?

[Can you play a game without downloading it? If it has the "browser" tag, then yes. If it says "download" then, no. As for our chat, you can use your own IRC client to connect to: irc.jayisgames.com and then join channel #casualgameplay. The chat client we have integrated into the site is an old Java-based one, but it works. You'll need Java installed for it to load correctly. -Jay]

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Does anyone know if you can input more than one tag at a time and if so CAN YOU TELL ME!?

[Sorry, but multiple tag search is not supported at this time. Hopefully we'll have this ability sometime in 2011. -Jay]

[UPDATE 04/15/12: You can now search for multiple tags. Use the plus sign (+) for AND, and exclamation point (!) for NOT. So, for point and click and not download, use this link: http://jayisgames.com/tag/pointandclick!download See our Tags Index page for more info. -Jay]

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Just letting you know, the link on this page doesn't work anymore:

http://jayisgames.com/archives/2006/06/calucci_game.php

Thanks.

[Thank you. It looks like the server is not responding that is hosting that game, and other pages on the site still link to the game, so I'm thinking at this point that it could be a temporary situation. -Jay]

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My flash player is not working on games for example Bloons Tower Defense 3 and 4 blank screen...I have loaded most recent flash player... can you help please. everything was fine until a week ago i messed with the global settings of flash player so i uninstalled and re installed my flash player and still having problems thank you

[Try deleting the files listed on this page: http://forums.adobe.com/thread/695456 You might need to reinstall Flash Player again after you do that. I hope that helps. -Jay]

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sunnylauren Author Profile Page February 4, 2011 5:55 PM

Is there a place on this website where I can ask for the titles of games I've played? There are two that I remember the gameplay but not the names, and I'd like to play them again.

[You can post your questions here if you like. Or send an email to our contact address found in the site footer. -Jay]

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sunnylauren Author Profile Page March 17, 2011 5:16 PM

I have a suggestion. Would there be an easy way for you to enable the site to let people search for games using multiple tags at one time, instead of just one? Like if, for instance, I wanted to search for games that were both horror and mystery, I want to be able to find all games with both those tags. Maybe you could have a checklist or something where people could choose the tags they want.

[UPDATE 04/15/12: You can now search for multiple tags. Use the plus sign (+) for AND, and exclamation point (!) for NOT. So, for point and click and not download, use this link: http://jayisgames.com/tag/pointandclick!download See our Tags Index page for more info. -Jay]

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Hi, guys!

I desperately need your help! I'm playing "Haunted Manor - Lord of the mirrors" from Bigfish Games on my pc. I want to install the game on my notebook but can't find the savegame files anywhere on Win7 (32bits). Can you help, pleeease? I don't want to start all over from ground zero. Thanks for your time!

[Please contact Big Fish customer support with your question, they will be able to help you with that. Thanks! -Jay]

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How come I can't create an account or leave comments anonymously? Neither worked!!!

[I don't know. Please contact us at our contact email address (found in the site footer) and we'll help you privately over email. Please include a description of what exactly happens when you try, along with your OS and browser versions you're using. -Jay]

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Regarding Favorites, is there no way to save them according to your Casual Gameplay account? I just wonder... since I saved my favorites on my computer, went to my boyfriend's house and used his computer and my favorites were saved. Now I made the mistake of cleaning out the junk in his files, cookies and cache since the laptop was slowing down and now my favorites are gone. Is it really saved via cookies or is there a way to preserve them through multiple computers?

[Yes, favorites are currently saved via browser cookies only. Sorry. -Jay]

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mr1black Author Profile Page May 5, 2011 7:33 PM

As of a few days ago the search option doesn't give any results in chrome browser, just regular side-panels and big white nothing in the middle. I tried searching in IE and it works, and I deleted all the cookies in Chrome, but search still doesn't work. Could it anyhow be because of the new chrome version (11.0.696), or am I missing something other like flash update?

[I'm running the same version of Chrome on both Mac OS 10.5.8 and Windows 7 and the search results come up without any issues. I don't know what to suggest, sorry. :( -Jay]

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Ooh, I have a suggestion. You know those little icons in the 'details' part of each review? Like that little mushroom one, yes that one sir! Could we maybe have an info message appear when we hover on it (indicating it is an Adventure, etc.) cause I find myself going to another page to reference it.

I mean, I can read the tags too but somehow they're not as 'proper' as I expect them to be... at least in my head. Maybe it's because we don't really have a set definition for each tag? For example, I see an 'adventure' tag. I immediately think collecting or combining items, solving different logical things, along with a witty main character. Turns out it's a hidden object game. Boo. Then there are the 'escape' tags, which are fairly straightforward but then I recently played the Trapped series, which is not an escape game in the conventional sense. Er... I'm fairly confident whoever's reading this knows what I mean. Anyway, all very aesthetic issues and not that important, but if someone else can tell me what they think about this, I'd like that very much.

[It's an excellent suggestion, and I'd really love to implement this. The immediate problem in doing so is that those icons are set as background images via CSS and therefore can have no mouseover text attribute set for them. Without some significant reformating of the review headers, I just don't think it would be possible to do this, unfortunately. I will definitely keep it in mind, though, for our next major site revision, which should be coming soon-ish. Thanks for the feedback! :) -Jay]

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tylerrose Author Profile Page May 22, 2011 3:43 PM

I am playing the game Myst and have been stuck on the part with the keyboard and control panel. I have been trying to solve it for over a week and I just cannot do it. Is there any way I can skip it and move on, it is at the end of the game and I have worked very hard at this game and really want to finish it and do the sequel ...

[Please post your question to our Myst review page: http://jayisgames.com/archives/2011/01/myst_masterpiece_edition.php Unfortunately, we do not offer support for individual games other than via our commenting system on our reviews. Thanks for understanding, and thank you for your visits. -Jay]

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Papachabre Author Profile Page June 10, 2011 5:32 AM

I don't know if you guys read these, but if you click 'Hot Games', the first game you see is Sphere by neutral. The link is broken.

[The links don't appear to be broken for me. Maybe it was just a temporary issue? -Jay]

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Hi! How can I help be apart of the walkthrough guide? [As I mean from that as in judge each game as do Dora, and many other people do for each game.] To that answer I have another, May I be apart of it??

[Do you mean how to become a review or walkthrough writer for the site? If so, please send some review and writings samples to our contact email address found in the site footer. Thank you! :) -Jay]

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Thanks Jay! I just emailed it to you :] Thanks!

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Jay

How many countries had strawberrycafe blocked access to since lunar room escape?

It is 403 forbidden from singapore, australia, china and taiwan

[I don't know the answer to your question. Since I can only access it from here in the US, I have no way of testing it. Sorry. -Jay]

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Michele Smith July 8, 2011 11:59 AM

Do you know where I can find a walkthrough for Architect episode 1? I cant find one anywhere and Im stuck on a bunch of the levels. Usually you have what I need that is why I love this site!

[Thanks for the kind words. :) Unfortunately, if it's not a game that we have featured here, we won't have a review for it. Have you tried posting your question in the BFG forums? That may be a good place to start when you can't find your answers here. Good luck with the game. :) -Jay]

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V2Blast Author Profile Page July 8, 2011 11:21 PM

Somehow I managed not to notice the Apture thingy until now, and was about to complain about it.

Then I noticed the opt-out feature. I am contented once more. :P

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My bookmark of "http://jayisgames.com/" takes me to
jayisgames.com/index.php/index.php/i....[snip]

Kinda weird, no?

[Please empty your browser cache and reload the page. The problem was caused by a temporary glitch on the site that was active for only a few seconds. -Jay]

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VoxPopuli42 Author Profile Page July 23, 2011 12:38 AM

I'm having trouble getting spoilers to open- they're showing up, page fully loaded, and NotScript (I'm using Chrome) is on temporary universal allowance... and yet they refuse to work. Any suggestions? This happens on and off, sometimes they work but a vast majority they do not. Even refreshing pages and/or restarting browser doesn't help

[I don't know what "NotScript" is, but I would venture a guess that is the root of your problem. I am running Chrome on both Mac OS and Windows 7 and never have a problem with spoilers. Ever. They are always functioning as they should. If you have added extensions to Chrome try disabling those extensions to see if they are interfering with the spoilers on the page. Spoilers require Javascript to be enabled and functioning properly. -Jay]

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Indie59 July 28, 2011 4:23 AM

I'm having trouble playing flash games on this site. I never used to have this problem, as I've been coming here for years and I've tried as many steps as I could think of: I have disabled any ad-ons, and tried different browsers (firefox, safari, chrome) to no avail- I even started troubleshooting flash (10,1,102,64 installed).

I know it's not a global problem, as I can play games on yahoo and other sites (like Tesshi-e), but get nothing but a black screen here. I can still right-click and get the flash settings panel.. any ideas?

[When did the problem begin for you? Try updating your Flash Player, it's up to 10.2 now. If you're getting the Flash settings panel then it must be a Flash Player issue. -Jay]

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@Jay on the restroom escape
After about 10 minutes of no response in all three browsers, I tried to clear the history and bam! it then work.

The internet connection on that day is also unnaturally slow, maybe it is this which causes the problem.

Btw I'm in Australia and I use vista

[Great, thanks for the report, and I'm happy you got it working. :) -Jay]

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Indie59 July 29, 2011 1:48 AM

[When did the problem begin for you? Try updating your Flash Player, it's up to 10.2 now. If you're getting the Flash settings panel then it must be a Flash Player issue. -Jay]

I probably started to notice it a few weeks ago, and with JIG hosting more and more games, it became more obvious.

I updated to the most recent flash, and still nada. Ads load, as do other sites, but not the games here. And I haven't messed with any settings or anything that I can think of..

[I'll send you an email so we can try to figure out what the problem is. -Jay]

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I'm having aggravation with the pre-game ads for games hosted on JIG. Lots of stuttering or freezing, so the 30-second ad takes a lot longer. I'm usually willing to sit through a 30-second ad if it plays straight through, but that's not what is happening.

Don't know if it's just bandwidth or what, but I'm feeling like I have to seek out other sites to actually play on. Save me!

[ACK. I hear your frustration and I'm sorry the ads are stuttering and causing issues for you. It's most likely a streaming issue caused by a slow or spotty internet connection. Make sure your OS and browser are updated to the latest versions. Feel free to contact me using our contact email (found in the site footer) for individual support with troubleshooting site issues. Thanks. Also, I do hope to be able to offer an ad-free experience for our loyal visitors very soon, but it's not ready yet. Hang in there! We appreciate your patience and support very much! -Jay]

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Just noticed that my favourited games list has disappeared!

Is there any way to recover it? I'm not sure I'll be able to recall them, even if there weren't that many.

Cheers,

[I'm sorry that happened to you! :( Favorites are stored as cookies in your browser, so if you change browsers or delete your cookies, all your favorites will be gone. We're working on a site improvement that will store favorites in the database for signed-in visitors, but that won't be ready until later this year. In the meantime, use the site search to find those games you lost, or use the tag listings for your favorite genre to narrow down the search if you don't remember what to search for. -Jay]

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do you have the list of levels as they are listed in the DATA of the program?
Totem Tribe Gold on a windows 7 machine.

Thanks, Jackie

ps: I need to uninstall a level so that I can replay it.
thanks, Jackie

[Please post your questions about specific games on our review page for the game in question. Review page for Totem Tribe Gold. Thank you! -Jay]

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I up'd to FF7, but I don't think that's the problem, because before I did that, some of the ads on the JiG hosted games were hanging up and the game would not load. Now I have 0 games loading. I've tried Castaway II, Wonderputt, and Rebuild. Since I was playing Rebuild last night with no problem (and that's quite a memory hog), I'm concerned that there's something gumming things up from the ad side. The ad loading countdown will go, it'll go to zero, and absolutely nothing happens.

I've just tried a bunch of other Flash sites, including Neutral, and their ads and games load.

[I'm also using FF7 so that shouldn't be a problem. Try emptying your browser cache and reload. Also, make sure you allow cookies to be set by JIG. If you continue having issues, please send us an email to our contact address for personalized assistance. -Jay]

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In the New Games section at the top, there doesn't seem to be a way to get to the JIG review/walkthrough/comments for a game. Is that deliberate?

[The New Games section is part of our new online browser games portal, and not all of these games will have a review, so, yes, it's deliberate. You can find whether these games have a review either under the game window on the game page (found by clicking "Play Now"), or on the category listing for New Games: http://jayisgames.com/games/category/new You will see a "Read Review" button on that page, if one exists. -Jay]

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I just want to say that although I love checking out what new games are here I am unable to play any that are on the JayIsGame server. I am on dial up and the 31 second ad takes a long time to buffer and often doesn't buffer at all so I can't get to the game. This is a huge dissapointment and makes me miss the old days when games were hosted somewhere else that didn't have that kind of ad. When the ad loads it stops and jumps an does nothing except to annoy me and remind me never to buy that product. I do realize the ads help support the site but for me it means losing a customer.

[I'm sorry. :( All the sites are using these ads now, and with revenue declining, there's really no way for us to avoid using them, too. We want to stay in business and continue to bring great games to our visitors, but without ad revenue we just cannot continue to. I am working on a completely ad-free experience for those who support us by purchasing a site membership, but that won't be finished for a couple months yet. -Jay]

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Anonymous October 25, 2011 6:13 PM

What happened to the review for Jacko in Hell? One minute it was there, the next it was gone. A few people commented that they thought this game was below JIG's standards, but I thought it was quite good so I hope it wasn't removed for that reason.

[Although our play testing of the game was mostly enjoyable as well, there were a few bugs being reported that were a real detriment to the game, so we thought it best to take our review down until the game gets updated. The game is still up, but we unpublished our review until the developer can fix the bugs. -Jay]

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judy fredrichs October 26, 2011 6:05 PM

Do you have an idea why I can no longer see the 'spoiler' tags on JayIs? I looked at several of the 'walkthroughs' on different games listed here and they no longer are visible - I only see a blank space where the grey spoiler boxes should be. Also, "error on page" with a yellow exclamation is in the lower left task bar -- even on this page! Any help is appreciated. Thanks!

[Hi Judy, what OS and browser versions are you using? The spoiler tags are all working for me in all the browsers I have tested, including IE 8 & 9 (I don't have access to earlier versions of IE to test, unfortunately). Please try emptying your browser cache and reload the page where spoilers are giving you an issue. Feel free to use our "Contact" email address for individual attention and support. -Jay]

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I can see the spoiler tags in Chrome. Have IE8 (cannot upgrade due to XP). Deleted cache, but still can't see tags in IE, so will use Chrome in the future. Thanks for your quick response. You are the best!

[You're welcome, Judy, but I'm sorry IE continues to give you a problem with my site. I'm also running IE 8 on a Windows XP computer here at my office and the spoiler tags are showing up fine. Try emptying your cache again of all browsing history, and try restarting your browser. If that doesn't help, try rebooting your computer. Something inside there is messing things up. I know the site and spoiler tags are configured correctly. Thanks for being patient with us. :) -Jay]

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Vogonviking Author Profile Page October 30, 2011 8:03 AM

Are there games on JIG that I can play on my iPod touch without having to download as an app? Which tag would I use to find them? I know Apple doesn't support Flash so my choice will be limited. That's why I love Letters in Boxes because I can play it on my iPod!

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I'm having problems playing Gemcraft on the jayisgames site. Periodically while I'm playing, an in-game ad loads and plays between levels. This would be fine, except that on about the third one per game session, the audio plays without the video, and I'm stuck not being able to advance. The game window remains darkened, and clicking in it doesn't produce an effect. Any idea what's going on? Thanks!

[Hi Emily, I'm sorry that's happening to you. I've contacted the developers in hopes of getting the interlevel ads turned off for us. I'll update here when I get a reply. Thanks for reporting this. -Jay]

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the boccia it is a wonderful game, before i played it, mas now your say: DONT USER IN MY REGION (BRASIL)...WHY????? SO, WHERE I PLAY THIS GAME IN OTHER SITE?
TKS FRIENDS

[I'm sorry, but we have no control over that game as it is not hosted here at JIG. I've sent a note to the developer asking for permission to host the game here. Otherwise, you'll have to contact the Channel 4, the current hosting site for the game, regarding access to the game. -Jay]

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Since yesterday, none of your jig-hosted games are loading. Initially chalked this up to the FF update, but since then I've checked Flash, Shockwave, and Java and have the latest versions, and I've tried using IE, but all that I get on jayisgames is a white box. Also tried allowing flash through the firewall as per the FAQ. Games load fine elsewhere (for example, I can play Wondermind on Kongregate, and Minute Hardcore at Armor Games) - but I'd really love to just click on your reviews instead of google-searching interesting ones!

[I'll send you an email to troubleshoot the issue with you. -Jay]

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I used your awesome fancy sub-listing (Online > Adventures, to be specific) to look for more games, and discovered quite a few games with no review links. They have blurbs, but no visible review, and I don't remember reading one on the front page. Were there supposed to be time delayed posts that never showed up? Or do you need reviews? Because some of these look intriguing.

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Solatoral Author Profile Page January 17, 2012 5:11 AM

This'll sound really stupid, but I need help :C.
Occassionally when I play flash games they dont save. For example I finished Symphony up to the stage 3-7. I then asked for a solution and I got a reply. When I reopened the game today to test it, all my progress was wiped.

This also has been having on almost any other site (rarely nitrome, but sometimes), and I'm finding it really annoying because I hate having to repeat games that I don't want to, or cant finish in one sit through (mostly games with levels, not games like Vorago that need 1 play through).
I'm not clearing my history, cookies or bookmarks or anything to cause this to happen.

One last problem I just remembered. When I post on JIG, it takes a while for it to post, and the chat box "lags" for a bit. This is only on JIG and I was wondering if this was normal or is something wrong on my end?

[Two issues here, both different from the other. The first, the game saves not correctly saving on your computer might be one of these 2 issues: either you haven't allowed Flash enough room for the jayisgames.com domains, or it might be a permissions problem with the OS you're using (Vista is notorious for these types of issues). We have a support FAQ that explains both. The second, about the commenting system, it's been behaving slowly due to an increase in the amount of spam that's trying to get in. It's been so much it's clogging the pipes here. We plan to move to a more capable server soon, which should improve the lag you're seeing. Sorry for the inconvenience. -Jay]

I don't know if you'll be able to help cause it sounds stupid/maybe unsolveable, but I thought I'd ask anyway.

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Just started having a problem in that the walkthrough spoilers are not appearing when I play games on the imac (lion) with the touchpad. All the rest of the text is there, just not the "blued out" hints

I have checked that flash is up to date, any other suggestions most welcome

[Spoilers on this site are controlled by Javascript, so make sure the browser you're using has Javascript enabled. Also, please make sure the page loads in its entirety, as the Javascript that controls the spoilers runs after the page has loaded. If you continue to experience issues with them, please email us at our Contact email address (found in the site footer) for individual support. -Jay]

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Dear Jay et al:

My five-year-old granddaughter April and I love to play Minoto games.

Today, we noticed that his list of games (when viewed in Firefox) is chopping off! That means Minoto is adding games that we can't even see!

We tried looking at Minoto's site for a "contact" button, so we could tell him about the problem. However, the entire site is in Japanese! (Not that big of a surprise, actually)

Can someone let him know about this? We will also try viewing the site in Explorer, as well as changing our Firefox settings.

Thanks,

Lynne and April

[Hi Lynn and April, Have you tried using Chrome? That browser has a nice translate function built into it, so it's at least a little easier navigating a Japanese only site like Minoto's. Also, you might want to try using this link instead. That will give you pages of games that you can navigate through using page number links at the top and bottom of each list. I hope that works for you. :) -Jay]

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Hi, I have a strange issue. I come to this site almost every day and I've almost never had a problem.

Browser: Google Chrome 17.0.963.46
Computer: Acer Aspire One D250-1165 netbook
Hardware: Intel Atom CPU N270 @1.60GHz, ~1GB RAM
System: Ubuntu 10.04 (32-bit) Kernel Linux 2.6.32-38-generic, GNOME 2.30.2

It recently had a big update and now, when I try to play a browser game hosted here, I get a little "Missing Plug-In" message where the game should be loading.

I checked my settings and both instances of Flash are enabled:
Name: Shockwave Flash
Version: 11.1 r102
Location: /opt/google/chrome/libgcflashplayer.so

Name: Shockwave Flash
Version: 11.1 r102
Location: /usr/lib/flashplugin-installer/libflashplayer.so

Sites such as YouTube, ArmorGames, and Kongregate give me no problem at all. That's what makes this really strange.

I've tried hard-refreshing the page and I've tried rebooting the system. Neither work.

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nerdypants Author Profile Page March 8, 2012 1:44 AM

I've visited this site a few times today. The first two times I came here, the first thing I saw was a couple of Java loading symbols and nothing else. I immediately closed out of that tab and tried again, and the JIG front page loaded normally.

But just now, when I tried to get to the front page, I got a warning that it was an "attack site". Again, I immediately closed out, and tried again. The front page loaded normally.

What is going on?

[The JIG servers have not been compromised. We are working with our advertising partners to ban a particular ad that had slipped through their networks, which may have caused a redirect to an unsafe site. I have received a few reports about it on the 8th, and I am working hard to prevent it from happening again. My web hosting provider has completed a scan and found no malware of any kind on the server, and Google also says the site is safe. Thank you for reporting it, I apologize for the inconvenience, and I assure you that we take this matter very seriously. -Jay]

[Update: As it turns out the JIG server was compromised on 03/08 and I have a blog post up explaining the issue. -Jay]

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Very strange! I restarted my computer, changing absolutely no settings, and came back to play the same set of games hosted here. Now there's a border that pops up with a link highlight, like the entire flash game is a link. This is such a small dumb detail, but it's driving me crazy! Many of the games I play are dark, and the light border boxes it in. It doesn't matter if that awesome darken-button is on or not.

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hi. your site doesn't work on my old computer anymore. maybe because i'm running osx 10.4.11
sure wish it still worked. i really like the room escape games. thank you.

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I dig the new tabs, JIG! Serves all kinds of functions and has room to grow. Thumbs up.

[Thanks for noticing! :) I am very excited about the leverage the new tabs give us in terms of future growth. Whereas before we were arguably having an identity crisis, the tabs now allow us to explore our multiple personalities easily and efficiently! -Jay]

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Vogonviking Author Profile Page April 15, 2012 1:58 PM

Hi, I notice the new combined category index search with the "+" or "!" operations but I cannot for the life of me work out how to use it! Should I be typing the tags into a search box?

While I am here, will Steve be doing any more Letters in Boxes? I am missing them very much.

Thanks :)

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Vogonviking Author Profile Page April 15, 2012 2:31 PM

Thanks Jay, it will be very helpful for rediscovering some great games.

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neo1973 Author Profile Page May 3, 2012 1:36 AM

Jay -
Not really a support issue, but hopefully someone else will read this and not get taken like I did.

I saw the ad for Big Fish Games Ravenhearst Files on sale back in November. I ran over and bought it, as I had bought other games from Big Fish. Little did I know that I was subscribing to a monthy pay subscription to whatever game service they have. Heck, I have no idea what I've even been paying for the last 4 months.

What I do want to say is that I consider myself a fairly savvy online shopper, and I don't part with my personal information lightly. I also am pretty thorough checking for sneaky back-door tactics like the one Big Fish pulled, but obviously I missed this one.

What's even more abhorrent is that when ending my subscription, they survey to as to why and the very first option is "I didn't know I was signing up for a subscription service." THEY KNOW WHAT THEY ARE DOING! Needless to say, this is completely unethical, and I feel it's something that your frequent visitors (like myself and others) should be made aware of.

Sorry for the rant, but I couldn't find a feedback page at Big Fish (big surprise, I know.)

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elle Author Profile Page May 3, 2012 2:58 PM replied to neo1973

Hi Neo1973,

I'd like to second Jay's remarks and also add that I had a similar situation once. But, Big Fish Games is very customer friendly. Just contact them and politely ask for a refund. Chances are pretty good you'll get it. Or, there are some good games in our archives. I'd be happy to recommend some of my favorites! Just ask :)

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Ruesiken Author Profile Page May 17, 2012 4:34 PM

Is it possible to delete or edit a post that I made?

Example: I overlooked an error in my post and need to re-post slightly different information.

Is this a function you could add? does it pre exist and I've yet again overlooked it? or do you feel in the long run that this function is superfluous?

[Yes, we can delete or edit any comment you create, just tell us what you would like us to do directly in a comment. We do not support comment editing at this time. -Jay]

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Hi Ruesiken. Currently only JIG authors can edit/delete/reply to comments, so I've gone back and deleted the original comment for you. If there's any additional information you need to change or add, please let me know. :)

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The link to play Blokus online: http://www.blokus.com/en/accueil.html appears to be dead. Take a look at www.blokus.com for further details. :(

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Just a heads-up that the latest Firefox 13.0 version does not seem to load Flash correctly (Windows XP for me). I've spent the better part of a day and a half going through the Mozilla and Adobe forums trying to find a solution -- it's the one that fails to load youtube, and/or loads the audio and nothing else. It affects the jayisgames hosted games. It's not Flash, because I ran multiple versions, and the only change before-and-after was the Firefox update.

However, some sites work. I currently have Kotorinosu loading its games. I don't know enough about Flash to know why, it might be something about frames or parameters or whatever. I'm not aware of any fix besides loading things in IE, and it's been reported that Chrome also works. Just letting you know in case someone brings it up elsewhere.

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bigheadfour4 Author Profile Page June 23, 2012 11:32 AM

hi my name is randy i am trying to get in the chat on hear and i did do a jave for it and its saying that is block can you help me out

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Hope this will land in the correct place, and I know is not a big issue, just an irritation, but the "keep me signed in" is still not working for me since that devil malware day.

Is it just me, and something I need to fix this end, or is it something general?

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Hah, we may need tabs for the Help Squad! It's fun to read all the Pocket Planes action, and definitely cool to see JIG doing something as a community, but the other games' comments are tucked in between the ongoing conversations. Just a thought for the wish-list.

P.S. A few Flash and Firefox updates later, Flash does work now. It was indeed an update issue and not extensions, as noted there was literally nothing else different from one day to another, and I did uninstall nearly everything for that bug-hunt. Both Adobe and Moz did a few more updates, and it was fixed.

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In Plants vs Zombies, why do the items in Crazy Dave's shop say sold out when I haven't purchased them (such as the extra seed slots for 80,000)?

[Please post your questions about specific games on the respective game review and discussion pages. Plants vs. Zombies review and discussion page. Thank you! -Jay]

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Hello Support people of JIG.

I just navigated to your page in the first time in a while on Firefox (I usually use Chrome) and Firefox gave me a warning about your site being full of malware and tried to redirect me. I have no idea how this came about, but wanted to give you a heads up and make sure you were aware of this. Hope you get it resolved soon, as I would hate to think of people being mislead away from your wonderful page.

Pillpill

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Hi Jay,

I decided that I wanted to review some of the old CGDC games, so I went to this page where all the competitions are listed. http://jayisgames.com/tag/cgdc

From there I went to the Casual Gameplay Design Competition #5 which, as you know, lists all the games submitted. http://jayisgames.com/archives/2008/01/game_design_competition_5.php

From there, I clicked on the Desert Obelisk by Cirr (both the picture link and the verbal Title link) and they both brought me to this page: http://jayisgames.com/cgdc5/?gameID=1 with a large button labeled PLAY. When I click on the PLAY button, nothing happens. This occurs with all the games pictured on that page.

So, can you please tell me how else I might be able to get to previous CGDC games?

Thank you!
JC

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Fred M. Sloniker Author Profile Page September 25, 2012 3:11 AM

Since the site recovered from the malware attack, I haven't been able to load any games on their pages; I just get a black box of a Flash square. If I go in, view the source, and navigate directly to the .swf file, it works, but that's hardly ideal. Any idea what the issue might be? I haven't changed any settings since before the attack...

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killkateflavor Author Profile Page June 30, 2014 2:37 PM replied to Dora

Worked fine for a bit, but today, I got the same problem happening again. And yes. It's not just specific to the site, it's specific to the front page. Nowhere else, on or off the site, do I run into this problem.

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Dora Author Profile Page June 30, 2014 3:09 PM replied to shipoopie

Hello! Do you mean reviews by certain authors, or comments left by certain guests? Either way, no, we don't have anything like that. :)

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Sorry to hear you're still having problems! Did you try clearing your cache and making sure your browser, flash, and extensions were all up to date?

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trewerty Author Profile Page July 1, 2014 4:12 PM

FYI, I noticed on the List of All Game Reviews page, the thumbnail images don't match the game description...it's like they're shifted one down.

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trewerty Author Profile Page July 1, 2014 4:21 PM

Oops, sorry...looks like that was just a momentary glitch; the thumbnails now match their descriptions. Not sure how that happened, but if I can reproduce it, I'll post the details.

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shipoopie Author Profile Page July 1, 2014 4:40 PM replied to Dora

@Dora

I meant for the comments. If there isn't such a feature, I suggest it.

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Dora Author Profile Page July 1, 2014 4:59 PM replied to shipoopie

Thanks for clarifying! (My feelings were very nearly hurt. ;) ) I don't know how difficult that would be to implement, but I can pass along the suggestion.

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shipoopie Author Profile Page July 5, 2014 12:11 PM

Why do some user names have a URL instead of a name?

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Friendly reminder that per our site's rules and commenting policies, any comments left that attack or insult another reader, group of people, or comments that are pointlessly rude, use profanity, or otherwise instead of using constructive criticism will be immediately deleted. Persistent repeat offenders will be banned. Thank you for your understanding!

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aliendestroya Author Profile Page July 8, 2014 3:43 AM

I accidently triple posted a comment on Air Pressure and was wondering if you could delete 2 of them?

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aliendestroya Author Profile Page July 8, 2014 3:45 AM

The reason this happened was because even though it was the first time i posted, it said it failed because i had posted too many times in a short period, so i waited awhile and clicked again. And it gave me the msg again, so i waited a while, and clicked again.

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Jeff Author Profile Page July 8, 2014 5:25 AM replied to aliendestroya

No problem :)

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aliendestroya Author Profile Page July 8, 2014 11:57 AM replied to Jeff

Thanks. I didnt want to come off as unprofessional but i had no idea how to delete them.

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Why are games like Muse Lock and Ludo Room showing up on the "new free online games" feature? Don't get me wrong, these are nice games that I enjoyed playing very much back in the day, but by no stretch of the imagination are they new.

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Dora Author Profile Page July 10, 2014 7:04 PM replied to Reka

They are showing up because any game we host displays there when it arrives on the site. Since I had to host Muse Lock because the old site was defunct and several of Tomatea's games became available for hosting, they displayed there automatically. :)

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eamurdock Author Profile Page July 29, 2014 5:13 PM

No flash games on your domain are showing up for me today - loads of games that have always worked before, now all I get is "movie not loaded". Doesn't work on Chrome or Firefox. Flash works on other domains. Cleared cookies and cache, but no love.

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Dora Author Profile Page July 29, 2014 5:57 PM replied to eamurdock

Sorry to hear that! I have no idea what the problem would be, unfortunately, since both Flash and Chrome are working fine for me. I assume you've made sure you have no adblockers on and all your plugins and extensions are up to date, as well as the browsers themselves?

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eamurdock Author Profile Page July 29, 2014 6:29 PM

Yep, tried all that - and since it's working on other domains (and has historically worked fine here, like as recently as this morning) but seems to be browser-independent... it seems like something that must be happening on your end?

I just updated Chrome, I have the latest flash (14.0.0.145), and on FF at least the ads will load and run (even though they're flash) but not the game. For some reason the ads arent't running on Chrome at all, with AdBlock on or off. So that's a mystery.

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Dora Author Profile Page July 29, 2014 7:38 PM replied to eamurdock

Hmmm. Have you tried restarting your computer? It could be a hiccough somewhere in your internet connection. Apart from that, unfortunately that's the end of my technical expertise, so I'll have to pass this on to the site owner when he wakes. Sorry!

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eamurdock Author Profile Page July 29, 2014 9:58 PM

Haven't rebooted yet, I can try that. Thanks for taking the time!

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eamurdock Author Profile Page July 29, 2014 11:59 PM replied to eamurdock

Ok, rebooted, no luck. Possible related (but perhaps mysterious) thing is that my Reddit Enhancement Suite login stopped working, which would support the idea that it's something on my end... but I haven't knowingly changed anything on my end.

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Hi, just FYI I'm currently seeing "Invalid query: Got error 28 from storage engine" and a bunch of other SQL on the front page.

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eamurdock Author Profile Page July 30, 2014 11:35 AM replied to eamurdock

Ok, did a little more poking around:

1) doesn't work on IE, either.

2) Flash works fine on every other domain I've tried (addicting games, Adobe, etc)

3) when I try to view just the flash object I get a 404 error; on other domains I'm able to copy the url of the flash object and plate it into the browser bar and it'll load the game.

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We are currently experiencing difficulty with the server used to load most of our games. Thanks for your patience!

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eamurdock Author Profile Page July 30, 2014 12:21 PM replied to Dora

Excellent! Thanks for your reply, glad I'm not crazy and that I'm not going to lose my most important procrastination site!

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kanna Author Profile Page July 30, 2014 1:14 PM replied to eamurdock

To further assist your sanity, earmurdock, I've come to report I'm having the same problem and have been for about 24 hours now (I think). Latest Flash on latest FF version. Ads work but not the games. Meanwhile, Shockwave or HTML5 is fine. At least we still have other options to procrastinate with. :)

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eamurdock Author Profile Page July 30, 2014 1:17 PM replied to kanna

It's back! Almost had to do work there for a second.

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I apologize for the inconvenience! We had an issue with our server overnight that apparently resulted in the deletion of several game files back to the 17th of July. I have manually uploaded them to another temporary server in the meantime.

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Thank you for the heads-up earmurdock and thank you for the apology, Dora! :)

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Hey gang, I made a post on our official Facebook about why there have been so few browser games lately. I hope this clears things up! https://www.facebook.com/Jayisgames/photos/a.130179547033.107390.91504897033/10152542608942034/?type=1

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Sorry if these questions has already been asked before, but how did the name JayisGames originate? Also, how many views does the sight receive daily on average? Lastly, where is JIG headquartered (do they offer tours)? I have been a huge fan of the website since sometime around 2008, and these questions have always bothered me. Thanks for any help, and keep up the good work JIG team!!!

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Dora Author Profile Page August 7, 2014 10:46 PM replied to jdbruney

JayisGames received its name because it was originally started as a personal blog by Jay over ten years ago. :) We have no headquarters... we're made up of freelancers who work remotely. I couldn't give you an accurate daily views list because ad blockers interfere with a specific tally. Analytics pegs it at around 60k a day. Hope that helps!

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I tried submitting a few games before and recently (Bloons Super Monkey 2) but all of them have been rejected apparently.

Could we at least get an email feedback on why it's rejected?
Although I assume that maybe you get too many emails to respond to every one of them.

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Dora Author Profile Page August 16, 2014 7:00 AM replied to cams

Hi cams! Unfortunately, the sheer volume of e-mails we get means it's impossible for us to respond to each one personally. (Additionally, the times I HAVE responded have not gotten any sort of response or indication that someone was interested in such feedback at all.) In this instance, one game was nearly a year old, while the other is six months old and unfortunately still not available for hosting in addition to being labeled as "beta", which is why I opted to wait and see where it went when I originally played it in February. Thanks for your interest. :)

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Ok. But personally I don't think it being an old game is a problem. I'm sure there would be plenty of people who would enjoy the game for days, but are just not aware that it exists.

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Hey folks. Just an update to let you know that due to a change in Google's ad policies, we had to change our layout a bit. This means that some tabs like "all games, best games, etc" had to be temporarily removed while we shuffle things around, but they will be reinstated shortly!

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1. Can we get rid of that Facebook link (which for some unfathomable reason comes up in French) right at the top of the right column? At the very least, can it be moved somewhere less in-your-face? Please?

2. Will the page with the full list of comments be coming back, and is there some temporary way to access it now?

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Dora Author Profile Page August 22, 2014 12:13 PM replied to Reka

Hi Reka!

1. It's weird that it's displaying as French for you. All I see is English! Sorry you dislike seeing it there. It's been on the bottom of the column for a long time, and since Facebook is important to help the site grow, we had to move it for better visibility.

2. Yes, as stated, all pages will be restored ASAP. The comments page is here: http://jayisgames.com/latest-comments/

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Hi again guys. Just reiterating that the category and all other tabs will be back within the next few days as we've always planned. We apologize for the inconvenience, and thanks to everyone who has sent polite e-mails asking. As for the not-so-polite ones I've received, well, I'm sure you guys just hadn't had your coffee yet. :) Thanks for your patience!

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You can now retrieve the categories and the other tabs by using the 'Tag' tab next to the 'Home' tab.

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Erm... Using Chrome, none of the tabs ("Home" through "Html5") do anything for me; there's no clickable area on them anymore. In Firefox, they work just fine.

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Dora Author Profile Page August 26, 2014 5:58 PM replied to LuckyDee

That's strange. I just tried Chrome and they work fine for me on Windows 7. Have you made sure your browser is updated and checked to ensure you have no funky extensions running?

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Hello folks! In case you haven't noticed, all of our tabs are now back, though they're "nested" under the little tag icon beside the home tab. You can see them if you mouse over or click the icon. The reason they're hidden initially is because this should allow most games to load without you needing to scroll down. Please let us know if you find the mouse-over annoying or think the tag should be placed elsewhere! I wanted the mouse-over function because I wasn't sure it would be immediately clear to newcomers what that icon did and whether they would click it, but I also don't want it to be a pain for any of you.

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Okay. If I knew what game this was, I'd post it in that game's post, but I don't know what game it is, which is why I'm posting here. I'm trying to think of a certain game, and I can't find it and it's driving me crazy.

It's a lemmings type game, where you assign different tasks to get the characters to a destination. I THOUGHT it was pipol destinations, because it has a similar name, but it's not that. And people were the main characters, not lemmings or meeblings, or any other made up character. I remember in one of the first levels,you had to build a bridge over a river, or something like that. Does anyone have any clue what game I'm talking about??

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Nevermind. I found it, finally! It was "Cargo Bridge."

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The headings for "Lo.Nyan's Room Escape 12" include the category tag "escape", but the game does NOT currently show up in a search on that tag.

I'm using my trusty bookmark,
http://jayisgames.com/tag/escape

I tried some of Lo.Nyan's other categories: same thing.

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Dora Author Profile Page September 2, 2014 7:09 AM replied to MrsRavoon

Hello! Thanks, but this is not a bug. :) Our tag listings usually take a day or so to update, due to the way our script building is optimized to make sure it doesn't interfere with the loading on the site. For example, Monkey GO Happy Dragon isn't currently displayed under its tags either, but likely will be later.

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I will change the update of the tags for every 4 hours.
Thanks.

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Re: Unusable Tags - Running Chrome under Win8.1, no extensions.

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Hey guys, I just wanted to quickly talk about something new we're trying out. We get a TON of games submitted every week, and we find and discuss just as many ourselves when we're trying to decide what we want to review. A lot of the games don't make the cut, for a variety of different reasons, and in the past we would use Link Dump Friday to feature those, but there were still many more people recommended to us that wouldn't make it onto the site.

To that end, we're going to try something different. While you will still ONLY see games on the homepage that got their own reviews, we are going to start adding other games that people have suggested that aren't QUITE to the point of being reviewed, but we feel are still worth playing. They will show up under tag listings or their respective tab or category listing (escape, http://jayisgames.com/games/category, etc) so as not to fill up the main page and allow you to only focus on reviews. These games will be accompanied by a simple description and a place for comments and discussion, will be clearly tagged, as well as any feedback you might want to provide for the game itself, or even just to argue for it getting a review if you feel it really deserves it.

To be clear, we're not looking to flood you with a ton of games with no quality control, and we still intend to focus on highlighting the gems with all the reviews we usually do, but we want to provide a place for developers to get feedback and players to still be able to check out and discuss the games that they submitted. We will, of course, continue to tweak and work with this to make sure you guys are happy with it. We expect some of you may not like this, while others have told us in the past they come here ONLY for games, and still others have suggested similar features. All we ask is, as usual, your patience and any helpful, constructive feedback you might have. :)

... and some calzones maybe.

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I can't run any flash or shockwave games here at this monment, also the game I played on yesterday. Is there any maintenance here? Because I have no problem when I play some same game on the other websites. Please let me know if the reason why. Thanks.

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For some additional information. I tried using Opera & Chrome, same problem here. My computer get the latest ver. of flash player & shockwave player.

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katherinesanchez Author Profile Page September 8, 2014 1:13 AM

I would like to add something. Sometimes, in Mac you may required to view the hidden system files to download some games. There is a simple app which may do these for you. If you feel like,visit http://www.showhiddenfilesmac.com.

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Hello Janet,

The game works well using chrome or opera:
http://puu.sh/bqtKb/0d1dd30ce4.png

If you played this game yesterday and can't play it now, I suggest to look with your antivirus software?

Thanks Katherine for the tip, for sure, it could help.

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I shut down anti-virus and firewall is still not work. But I can play the game through the direct .swf link only, maybe some errors occur when I loading the whole page. At least I can play now. Thanks for helping.

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Hi, I just thought I'd report that I seem to be having the same problem as Janet, which also started yesterday for me. The page header loads, then there's a very consistent delay of 20 seconds (in Firefox; in IE it's more variable and only lasts 5-7 seconds) while my browser says it's transferring data from pagead2.googlesyndication.com, and then everything else past the game loads, but no actual game.

It started on the weekend, when I was playing "Alice House No. 3" just fine. I finished it, then immediately went on to try the "Alexia Crow" game, and this problem started happening. I thought it was probably just a temporary glitch, probably on my end, so I left JIG and did something else. If it helps, "Idle Village" was the latest post at the time when this happened.

But today I'm still having this problem, even with Alice No. 3 and other games I've played just fine in the past. I normally use Firefox (currently v31.0), but I just tried with IE which I virtually never use, and I get exactly the same error. I've got the absolute latest version of Flash (14.0.0.179), but I've had that for a little while now so it's probably not that.

Just like Janet, if I pull up the page source and go straight to the SWF file, that works fine.

I'm using Comodo Internet Security, but I'm not prepared to switch it off to see if that's the problem; it doesn't seem to be a problem for any other sites, anyway. I don't know where Janet is but I'm in Australia, just in case it's some kind of geolocation ad related thing.

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Thanks a lot Nezuji for the detailed information.
We can't reproduce the problem but we will investigate into it.

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https://www.google.com/accounts/o8/id?id=AItOawkXN2yRbonM7Si4qlzpSs_8gn_Wx-uzcW8 Author Profile Page September 8, 2014 9:12 AM

Nezuji has described my problem to a T
I can't access any games (Flash or HTML5 etc) not even old favourites like 'creeper world' which I have never had a problem with before.
I also have been unable to sign in to JIG and had to resort to my google account to get in here just to be able to comment

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I also use Comodo Internet Security in the pro version (I love it too much) and I do not meet any problems with the games so I don't think it can come from this software.

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https://www.google.com/accounts/o8/id?id=AItOawkXN2yRbonM7Si4qlzpSs_8gn_Wx-uzcW8 Author Profile Page September 8, 2014 9:31 AM

FYI I get exactly the same loading problem as Nezuji described above in Firefox and in Chrome. I am not using Comodo so it's not that. I can play any of these games that I can find on other sites without problems so it's not my system or Flash or Firefox update.
I wonder how many others are experiencing this same problem and, like me, have been unable to log in to tell you about it.
Good luck in getting to the bottom of this.

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You also don't run any kind of adblockers? Because from my knowledge, adblockers often blocks site where you need to log.

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https://www.google.com/accounts/o8/id?id=AItOawkXN2yRbonM7Si4qlzpSs_8gn_Wx-uzcW8 Author Profile Page September 8, 2014 9:44 AM

to my knowledge I don't have any adblockers (if I do, they certainly don't do a very good job as I get plenty of ads!)
If it helps, I am also in Australia and it does seem to be the "transferring data from pagead2.googlesyndication.com" where the loading goes off the rails. Then again this could be a red herring!

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Thanks again for the information. It seems the problem could come from Google and our readers located in Australia as in France or USA, we do not meet the problem. I have replaced the code from Google (I tried with asynchronous while it was before synchronous) to see if it fixes that. The site is rebuilding, it takes around 3 hours so I will post a new message when it's done.

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@Janet, Nezuji and Google Account (sorry I don't have your nickname) can you please test again?
For instance:
http://jayisgames.com/games/creeper-world-evermore/

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https://www.google.com/accounts/o8/id?id=AItOawkXN2yRbonM7Si4qlzpSs_8gn_Wx-uzcW8 Author Profile Page September 8, 2014 11:38 AM

Hi Jeff
tried that link and refreshed several times, still not working
tried to get to some of the newer games but still no joy.
still can't sign in to JIG, have to go through google account hence the very ugly i.d.
It's the middle of the night in OZ so have to get some sleep.
hope there's someone else awake to help you out

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ok thanks again. Well, I'm lost, I have no idea for the moment where the problem could come and of course it's a big issue for us. When you say, you can't sign in, what exactly, you meet as situation? Did you reach this page:
http://puu.sh/bqMZu/784f71af7f.png
?

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SWF games are still not loading from Thailand. Using OSX/Chromium.

Google fonts were in blocking stage for almost 40 seconds.
http://fonts.googleapis.com/css?family=Squada+One

Everything worked fine couple of days ago. I managed to play Locom game at the time, but afterwards the game swf simply did not even start to load again.
http://jayisgames.com/games/locom/

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https://www.google.com/accounts/o8/id?id=AItOawkXN2yRbonM7Si4qlzpSs_8gn_Wx-uzcW8 Author Profile Page September 9, 2014 5:02 AM

Hi Jeff
yes I get to that page. I put in username and password. I click 'sign in' and it says 'connecting' then I go back to whatever page I was on and am not signed in. so I click the google account icon and sign in that way.

I've noticed that I am having trouble getting some games to load on some other sites now too and those ones have the google page ads in the loading sequence as well.
I might be pointing to them unjustly but just looking for anything that might help. Do you want screen shots or anything?

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https://www.google.com/accounts/o8/id?id=AItOawlU7ZYpbOJ-uukKwi_QBNWd1q7NAoz42q4 Author Profile Page September 9, 2014 5:10 AM

Hey Jeff, thanks for working on this.

I'm another in Oz who hasn't been able to play games on your site for the last day or so but can play the same ones on other sites.

XP SP3 fully patched
Chrome 37.0.2062.103 m OR
IE8 with latest Flash
AdBlock installed in Chrome but disabled for jayisgames
No Antivirus

Was last able to play 2 days ago but can't play that game or any other of the half-dozen I've tried from the front page.

Apart from a poss Chrome Auto-Update (don't usually notice), nothing has changed on my machine between working & not-working.

When I go to a game's page in Chrome I first get this then after about 15 sec this.

It's worse in IE where I get the first pic then after about 30 sec I get a msg from IE asking if I want to stop a script because it's causing IE to run slowly. It doesn't ID the script. When I say 'Yes' it crashes the tab which is then reloaded at the prev URL.

I reckon it's 'cos we're all pirates Down Under. Apparently ;-)

Hope this helps
Mark

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Hello,
Yes if you can send me screenshots, it will help a lot.

Thanks in advance.

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Hi Jeff,

Sorry, I'm still having the same problem, although I notice that while the page hangs for a moment, it's now transferring from other google ads URLs, or sometimes from playwire, as well as the URL I gave previously.

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Hello Jeff
I am experiencing the same problem as described by Nezuji and Janet above. I saw that you mentioned it was not happening to users in Australia, but that's where I am. Let me know if you need more info from me to fix this.
Thanks in advance.

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Dora Author Profile Page September 9, 2014 8:22 AM replied to Heidi

Hi Heidi! Sorry you're having that issue. What Jeff actually said is that it looks like it IS afflicting those of you in Australia, since he is located in France and isn't encountering the problem. :)

We apologize to everyone having issues, and we're working to resolve the problem ASAP! Thanks for your patience.

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Hi.

I seem to be experiencing similar problems to the most recent commenters on this thread.

Can't load Flash or HTML5 games that are on jayisgames (can load games that link to other websites, such as Alice 3).

Chrome, Australia, Panda Antivirus, AdBlock is disabled. Cleared the cache and tried to make sure my plug-ins are up to date.

I've posted a couple of times about this in the comments for the games I've had issues on (e.g. Locom), but obviously this is the better place to post.

Screen loads something like this: http://snag.gy/lmNz2.jpg

Interestingly, I tried loading Chainy Chisai to see if Html5 games work, and I could hear some music playing.

I have no idea what is causing this, but it kind of started happening not long after the issue with not being able to click the tabs at the top of the page was fixed.

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Many thanks for all the mails I received with screenshots, we're investigating in the issue.

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mattheusanderson91 Author Profile Page September 9, 2014 9:43 AM

Hi.

Same problems for me. The site looks exactly as in Catherine's screenshot for all games, yet they work on other websites.

And I'm in Thailand so it's definitely not a regional issue.

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Hi guys, just a quick note about League of Angels ads. While we have them banned from our ad rotation, unfortunately the ads which appear within games/before the loading of them are placed there by the developers and out of our control. At the moment, there is an issue where games (usually from portals like Newgrounds and Armor Games) that load ads for League of Angels may open a window to the League of Angels website instead of playing or advancing to the next level. This is not something we can change, unfortunately, and we're just as unhappy about it as you are. If you load a game and it displays an ad for League of Angels, you can refresh to get a different ad and the game should play fine. If this issue impacts you, I encourage you to send a POLITE AND EARNEST e-mail, as I have, to the CPMStar ad network (which delivers the ads and has a deal with League of Angels) asking them to reconsider the invasive way these particular ads are functioning.

As you know, ads are the way not only sites like ours survive, but also how developers get reimbursed for their hard work, so they're important in a big way to a lot of people and to your continued entertainment. We want to work with you AND developers and providers to ensure that the content you see is acceptable for everyone, and we thank you for your patience and understanding.

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Hello all,
With the assistance of many of you (sending us screenshots and doing tests for us) we think we have identified the problem with the games which can't be loaded.
It comes from an incompatibility between our different content delivery networks (especially the pre-roll ads) and areas in the world. It's something already appeared on JiG, I read Jay answering to different readers at the end of the page 1 and beginning of page 2 of this same support thread.

We sent a mail to the network ad but it seems they fixed the problem on their side. Feel free to tell us if you still meet problems or not.

I really would thank all the persons who helped us especially Carol, Heidi, Nezuji, Janet, Mark & Mattheu

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Hi Jeff
yes I get to that page. I put in username and password. I click 'sign in' and it says 'connecting' then I go back to whatever page I was on and am not signed in. so I click the google account icon and sign in that way.


I've noticed that I am having trouble getting some games to load on some other sites now too and those ones have the google page ads in the loading sequence as well.
I might be pointing to them unjustly but just looking for anything that might help. Do you want screen shots or anything?

Is your display name has only numeric characters?

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Hello, I'm so glad the problem had been fixed, I am able to load the games now. Thanks for all. :)

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Hello Janet,

I'm very happy to read that from you :)

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oreilley Author Profile Page September 17, 2014 11:26 AM replied to Dora

Much thanks to you Dora for all your hard work at constantly and consistently keeping your fans informed to all the goings on with this ever changing landscaped of a website. Also, thank you to all who contribute to JIG for your efforts in maintaining the higher standard of gaming reviews for all the serious gamers out there that want more than just a pic and a link of the thousands of games out there. You're the best!!!!

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