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Editors' Rating:
Very good
Average User Rating:
out of 5 votes out of 2 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    2.06
  • Total Downloads:
    12,663
  • Date Added:
    Nov. 08, 2011
  • Price:
    Free
  • File Size:
    17.41MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    2
  • Platform:
    Windows

Editors' Review

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Brainteasers can be both fun and useful, helping you develop your problem-solving skills and memory while also providing hours of addictive entertainment. Gbrainy is a basic program that contains a variety of different mental challenges, effectively helping you pass time and sharpen your mind. It's not the most attractive program we've ever seen, but it's not bad for what it is.

Gbrainy's interface is plain, especially for a game; there is a handful of colored buttons across the top, but the rest of the interface is pretty drab. User can choose between four different types of tasks--logic, calculation, memory, and verbal--or mix all the types together. Some of the categories are harder than others; the verbal tasks consist largely of basic analogies without difficult vocabulary words, whereas the memory tasks were virtually impossible for us. Fortunately, the program's settings allow users to choose between three different levels of difficulty and adjust the length of time given for memorization tasks, customizations that were definitely welcome. The program doesn't have a Help file per se, but the publisher's Web site does contain detailed information about Gbrainy's features and plenty of screenshots. Overall, we found Gbrainy to be both fun and challenging. It's not much to look at, but the problems that it presents are entertaining enough on their own.

Gbrainy installs a desktop icon without asking and leaves a Start menu icon behind upon removal. We recommend this program to all users.

 
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Full Specifications

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General
Publisher Jordi Mas
Publisher web site http://live.gnome.org/gbrainy/
Release Date November 08, 2011
Date Added November 08, 2011
Version 2.06
Category
Category Games
Subcategory Sudoku, Crossword & Puzzle Games
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows XP/Vista
Additional Requirements intltool 0.35 or higher Mono 1.1.7 or higher GTK and GTK Sharp 2.10 or higher librsvg 2.2 or higher Cairo 1.2 or higher Mono.Addins 0.3 or higher
Download Information
File Size 17.41MB
File Name gbrainy-206.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 12,663
Downloads Last Week 2
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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