Mind games can be so much fun without you knowing that they are working your brain! Depending on the type of games you like there are lots of games that will suite the type of gamer you are! Are you looking for something with a story line? A puzzle? Trying to match things? These are the best mind games you should have on your phone!
Tetris is coming back with a new look on your phone! One of the most original mind games to date. Tetris is a tile matching game which is easy to pick up but difficult to master. This game, made in 1984, was great then and it just as great now! Tetris is a great game that test your mind by matching designs to the rest of the puzzle to match them up.
To win the game, you’ll have to match every puzzle piece right and without touching the top of of the barrier! This puzzle is great for people how need to work on making their brain faster because of the time limit you have to place the puzzle piece into the correct spot.
Flow is a fun game that allows you to find the correct path from one dot to another. Each color dot has its own place in the puzzle to go. Your job is to get each dot to the other without the colors criss-crossing over each other.
Once you understand the game, you will be able to do it fast and it’ll become easier to get from one dot to the other without restarting and doing it over again! This is one of those mind games that are great for those who need help visualizing where things should go and how to solve problems!
Sudoku is great for learning how to figure out puzzles where numbers are involved and have fun doing it! Although hard at first, it is one of those mind games where it might not get easier but you’ll have fun trying! If you don’t know what Sudoku is, it is a a game where you have to try to find the missing numbers from the section getting solved. The number cannot be the same number that is in the row or the box where the missing number is located.
4. Word Search
Such a classic, but is great on a Sunday morning when you have nothing to do. Word searches are great for those who are trying to spot words in a time limit or want to train your eyes to find words it’s not used to seeing in a jumbled mess!
There are so much levels that if you are bad at them, you can redo levels to try to master them and move onto the next! There are different topics that you can search around to make them revolve around you and what you like!
This is great for teaching yourself how to finish a game in record time! Beating your time is so fun and can have more than one person to be involved. With more people, the more exciting and challenging a game like this can become. This is a game that teaches you patients when you are stuck and can’t’ find a place to put a card in the deck. You can also have different themes within the game so you can have a little fun that’s not a part of the game!
6. Riddle Quiz
Riddles stump a lot of people! When playing a game like this it involves patients and to think outside of the box. Some riddles are not how they sound and can stump players easily. This is a super fun game and helps the player understand what to look for and understand that some things that are said are not important or should be looked at closely. It makes you realize that looking in depth on things is important and should be looked at fully!
7. Two Dots
Like many mind games, this game takes strategy and thought to a whole new level. Each level consists of colored dots that you have to connect together to get a curtain amount to win the level. With each level it will get harder and you’ll earn new power ups and ways to complete the level without losing more than once! Two Dots is a great game that doesn’t remind you of any mind game. This is a game that is fun to play and will teach you how to be patient and look at where you should do what in the game!
8. Monument Valley
This mind game is one of the few that keeps your mind active while playing. This game is not like the rest where you can excel at it after a few tries or levels. This game, which has a story line, helps you use your brain in a way that you never thought you would. Mind games like this are not free and but they are so cool to watch and play that you would have to buy it! This is available on both the playstore and the app store!
9. Unblock Me
If you like trying to unstick something then this is the game for you! Unblock me is about trying to unjam a block from the mess of other blocks that are in its way. You’ll go through a series of level which makes every level you go to harder and harder. It can be frustrating but this game teaches you how to be calm and collected when trying to undo something! It can help you understand what it really takes to be able to undo something that is as stuck as the block in this game.
These mind games are super fun to play and will have you playing them just for fun! You won’t want to put it down! Have you played any of these games before? What are your favorite mind games? Tell us in the comments below!
Brooke is a senior at Western New England University in Springfield, Massachusetts, and is majoring in Creative Writing with a minor in Education. She is from Waterbury, Vermont, and loves her puppies and kittens which are currently at home waiting for her. Brooke is a dedicated student and spends most of her time working and study.