How to Play
You will be prompted to find a country on the map. Click on the map to indicate where you think that country is located. You can always pan and zoom the map to make finding an accurate place to click more easy.
The game ends when you get the location of a country wrong or when you complete the game, you will then be asked to to enter you name into the high score list.
Click on restart game at any time to start again from the beginning.
This game will record every time someone gets an answer right or wrong. By totaling up these values, it can then be determined which country's are generally harder to find than others. Then, when someone else comes along to play the game they will be presented with easier country's first, and as the game proceeds the countries will get more difficult to find.
Therefore over time this game will have a better difficulty curve that will score players in a fairer way.
This Weeks High Scores
How It Works
For any other information regarding this game or if you notice any bugs with it, please contact Daft Logic.
List of top 10 countries and there relative rating on 17th December 2015
|1.0||10/01/2008||Basic game created|
|2.0||12/01/2008||Added high score list
Added Difficulty Ranking feature
|3.0||20/01/2008||Scroll wheel zoom function added|
|4.0||09/10/2008||Scroll wheel zoom function removed|
Fixed recent issue that stopped the country identification working
Fixed issue where completing the game did not bring up a prompt to enter your name! Only getting a country wrong would make it appear
Reset high score list
Reset country list (it will now recreate itself automatically)
|4.1||15/02/2009||Scores will reset every week|
|4.2||23/06/2009||Updated code for easier method to find county names|
|4.3||15/12/2009||Implemented geocoder.setBaseCountryCode('UK'); in attempt to make all country names return in the same language for all visitors.|
|5.0||10/11/2010||Implemented Google Maps API V3|
|5.1||15/12/2010||mapTypeControl is now hidden|
|6.0||18/01/2012||Implemented google.maps.Geocoder() which should give more consistant country names (Local language should not matter)|
Comments For This Page
Hi sky, Does the map appear when the page laods? Do you see any text above the map?
By Daft Logic on 07/10/2015
FireFox 40.0.3, enabled all the page, still can't read the instructions nor the question. Even not white-on-white, just they don't appear. Read all the page, top to bottom: no way.
By sky on 06/10/2015
RadarRecon, sorry, that was a mistake. It should say above the map.
By Daft Logic on 20/09/2015
"Read the instructions below the map and when asked to find a country you should click on the map where that country is." Okay, I read the instructions and then restarted the game. Where does it ask "find a country"?
By RadarRecon on 19/09/2015
I love it!
Also stuck on Netherlands. Love this game. Please fix this issue so I can continue playing. Thanks!!!
Stuck on the Netherlands. Put my marker right to the east of Ijsselmeer (which is 100% NL) but got kicked out (53°N | 5°30' E). If you still maintain this game (great fun btw. :) ) please correct this issue.
By Ka on 14/05/2015
I used to fly passengers from Honolulu to Sydney. My goodness, where did I drop these people off? I thought Sydney was in Australia....but there is no Australia!!!
By gibby on 29/10/2014
make a version with borders on, will make it more fun finding small countries
So, Australia is not Australia?
So Crimea's not Ukraine...
I was an international pilot for many years. Just found out that I dropped off many passengers in what I thought was Australia!!! I wonder where I dropped these folks off????
By Gabe on 14/05/2014
chrishna, the boarders are deliberately omitted to make it harder.
By Daft Logic on 03/04/2014
Also, sometimes the cursor got stuck when I was navigating around the map with the hand tool and I couldn't unstick it, so I got dinged with a wrong answer. Sometimes left-clicking it unlocked it but not always.
By chrishna on 03/04/2014
Would be fairer (easier?) if there were lines drawn in for borders. Those countries the size of Delaware are hard to pinpoint topographically!
By chrishna on 03/04/2014
Don't see how people can't get Australia. It works for me.
By Pete on 24/03/2014
Can't get out of the first country Australia Daaah !!!
nice didn't get Turkey cause my ant makes it
By gertrude on 06/01/2014
good game, needs borders including though
Yea. It's stuck on Australia.
There are several faults, including the failure to include all countries, failure to recognise Australia on the first attempt and I think the borders should be inclyded
By l14mh01m4n on 14/10/2013
Um, yeah, It asked me where Australia was. I clicked on Australia and it told me I was wrong. I know where Australia! Need to fix the programming errors. I see from the comments above, others are having the same issues.
I found 91 countries! Wow, I didn't think I was capable of doing that. Is there Russia on this list? Because I didn't get it. And I'm Russian.
By Russia on 04/10/2013
This hasn't happened before. I keep getting "Try again to find...", as if I've clicked the ocean. Maybe after 5 or 6 times I've clicked on the same location it'll work...and then I have the same problem on the next country! Hope this stops soon, I love this game.
By Jared on 04/08/2013
Just tried this game. First question is Australia. So I click on Australia. It just keeps asking me to try again to find Australia. It's not saying Austria. I'm pretty sure I know where Australia is.
Tripped up on Iraq
Oh yeah, high score 38 on second try! Bulgaria tripped me up. I think this game is pretty interesting. Kudos from England.
By Kat on 03/03/2013
Myanmar is wrong :(
I'm clicking on Myanmar, but it says it's not there. I hope that gets fixed...
By Andrew S! on 07/02/2013
I lost on....CHINA
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