Answers - Free Games FAQ
- In the old digital days... Flash games did not exist, most games were build using JAVA (Oracle Corp.) programming language. JAVA is an important component of a desktop computer System. Unfortunately, with recent updates of JAVA many good old JAVA games do not work properly, or just DO NOT WORK.
In recent times... Flash games continue to execute fine, although most MOBILE devices do not process Flash. In the post-Flash period games for Mobile devices are created with HTML 5... what is next?.
This site contains many JAVA games, and they will remain for those with old Operating Systems, and as a reminiscence of the when or how the games Online started. They are also a flashback of the origins of this old game site = Freegames.ws.
The page Games List by Size was build to address the slow speed of the modems, when a player had to wait minutes downloading a game to play; now we wait few seconds... and still complain :)))
The following paragraphs were written for a different context, in a past time. I recommend NOT reading them, unless you want to get nostalgic remembering, or waste your time not understanding, how things were a decade or two ago.
- The games
are listed by style or category in the page Games
List by Type. - In the Favorite
Games Page the games are listed in order of
preference; the interesting and better designed games are listed
first. Obviously preferences and skill varies with players age,
sex, education, and other factors. This games guide is only a reference.
- Java games
works as an independent window within the browser window; in order
to activate a Java game, you must remember that the
cursor must enter the game area and it should be clicked (left mouse
bottom) to be activated; so the games will accept commands
from your keyboard and - or mouse activity.
Macromedia (TM) Flash games
require the plug-in Flash that can be downloaded free from Adobe.com;
the latest browser versions already include an installed Flash plug
- Free Games
Online could crash the browser or stop working if are not used according
to the instructions. If you notice that the game doesn't work properly,
reload the browser window again using the menu selection (Refresh
- Some games
require a lot of memory and - or resources from the system;
if your system experience problems with some games, close other
programs to free resources. Erasing cached files (Temporary Internet
files) and the History folder links (I.E. menu: Tools - Internet
Options) would speed up the browser functions. In general it is
good idea to reboot the system after few hours of use; software
applications and particularly games do not free system resources
completely, you will notice the improved performance.
Espaņol - Visita
todos los juegos gratis online incluyen descripcion e instrucciones
- All the games
were tested and proven to work with Internet Explorer 5, some games
do not work properly with newer Java Machine implementations. Java
Games do not work with Web TV.
site is better viewed with a resolution of 3200 x 2400 in a plasma
monitor of 42" ;-).