Friday Fun: Untangle

By Akemi Iwaya on February 3rd, 2012


Another long work week is almost over, so taking a quick break for some fun is just what you need to make it through your Friday. In this week’s game you get to test your puzzle solving skills by untangling complex patterns so that none of the threads are crossing each other. Are you up to the challenge?



The first level serves as a tutorial on playing the game and lets you get used to moving the connection points around while untangling the patterns. Just left click on the connection point you want to move and hold the button until you have finished moving it.

Note: You can see which level you are currently playing on in the upper left corner and disable the music in the upper right corner if desired.


Nice and easy so far…


The second level adds two additional threads to worry about.


One quick move untangles the whole pattern…


The third level steps things up a notch with a star pattern.

Note: The game text does display an occasional grammatical error, but the errors will have no effect on game play.


Getting closer… The game allows for a lot of flexibility in how you move the connection points around, so you will most likely have a unique set of solutions for all of the levels in comparison with other players.




Starting with the fourth level the patterns become more complex, so a little patience, thinking, and experimentation will win the day. Good luck and have fun!


Play the Game


Akemi Iwaya is a devoted Mozilla Firefox user who enjoys working with multiple browsers and occasionally dabbling with Linux. She also loves reading fantasy and sci-fi stories as well as playing "old school" role-playing games. You can visit her on Twitter and .

  • Published 02/3/12
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