RTFA: http://dan-ball.jp/en/javagame/dust/

Game Description:This web game is a game that reels the powder by using the mouse,sends the wind, and enjoys that the dot dances.

UPDATE 2009-01-05
Powder Game 5.6 is out! Check out RTFA’s coverage here.

I’ve been sick for the last week, and it has sucked. It’s flu-like symptoms, and I blame the US airport system. I’ve sustained a nominally sub-101 fever for most of this time. My brain doesn’t function correctly under these conditions, hence this sentence structure.

My only joy has come from this game, but I have to say that this is the most fantastic use of my current (and hopefully temporary) sub-life that I have yet encountered.

Oh, and the Pickles video. I’ll post that next.

dan ball powder game

Above, the popular “soda machine.” People spend tons of time to create these elaborate scenarios, and then simulate them in the physics engine.