In this question on Physics stackexchange, I asked about educational games for physical phenomena such as in QM or Relativity.

Now I'm thinking, there could be good math games as well. For example, the game "Miegakure" is a 4-dimensional puzzle game that unfortunately is not released yet.

So my idea is to create a list of (educational) video games that successfully and insightfully convey (counter-intuitive) mathematical concepts (such as 4D space), which one can use alongside a formal training in mathematics.

  • Simple games for children don't suffice. The games have to be about "relatively advanced" ideas such as 4D space.

  • The games don't have to be officially "educational", but they should be about serious mathematical concepts. (e.g. "Miegakure" seems like an entertainment game, but it is still a serious attempt to model 4D space).

  • My intention is not to use them as substitutes for, but as a complement to formal mathematical training, i.e. as a way to boost intuition for someone who also studies the topic formally.

  • $\begingroup$ I do not think that this question is actually about mathematics. Would vote to close if the bounty would not prevent it. $\endgroup$ – Peter Sep 5 '18 at 13:06
  • $\begingroup$ @Peter, it is about math eductation. $\endgroup$ – user56834 Sep 5 '18 at 16:31
  • $\begingroup$ This question would fit better with matheducators.stackexchange.com $\endgroup$ – YuiTo Cheng Mar 7 at 12:31

Jeff Weeks has made a variety of games about geometry, often dealing with higher dimensional geometry and topology. Here is his website: http://www.geometrygames.org/


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