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About BrainBashers 

My name is Kevin Stone – please contact me if you have any questions about BrainBashers. I live in the UK, and I have had a love of puzzles for many years. BrainBashers has been around for over 25 years, starting as Puzzles 4U in 1997, and becoming BrainBashers in 1998.

If you would like to support me and my continuing journey, then please take a look at my support page.

At the moment BrainBashers has 828 brain teasers, 225 illusions, 30 stereograms, 1,098 30 Seconds puzzles, 7,686 Daily BB Words, 1,831 mazes, 37 fun stuff items, and thousands of Japanese-type puzzles. That's a lot of puzzles – but have you found the hidden game yet!?

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Puzzles 4U – September 1997

The creation of the website that soon became BrainBashers. The first design was very simple but set the trend for blue for the next 13 years.

These dates are when the main look of the site changed, and each image represents the site during that phase.

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BrainBashers – October 1998

12 months later the design reflected the new name and the increasing content.

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BrainBashers – September 1999

The first design by John Morton, as the internet was speeding up, graphics were the future. Many sections of BrainBashers began to have a proper home.

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BrainBashers – January 2003

Another design by John Morton brought the site into the 21st century and set a look that would last the next 7 years.

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BrainBashers – May 2010

This was a minor change on one hand, as the main content remained the same, but a large one on the other as the main blue on the left and top was removed. This brought the site up-to-date in terms of freshness, speed, and simplicity.

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BrainBashers – September 2022

The site was 25 years old, and was was modified to make it much more friendly for mobile device users, and users with smaller screens. Accessibility was also improved, and Dark Mode was added.

Note: BrainBashers has a Dark Mode setting.