Typing Game: Whack A Mole — How to play & Review

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Developed by: kidztype.com

Should you play?No (We do not recommend)

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Target Learner Level: BEGINNER

How to play

Once you open the game, you will get three options - Small Letters, Capital Letter and Numbers.

Depending on your selection, you will see a keyboard and a player.

There are several moles. Each mole has a letter or number depending on your selection. Your task is to whack the nearest mole.

As you type the correct letter or number, the whack happens and the mole vanishes. The next mole comes near to your player.

You keep whacking.

When time is finished, the game will show your performance such as accuracy, correct letters, incorrect letters, etc.

It is a fast typing game. So, you may get punished for slow typing.

Review Summary

Price: Free

Story: You type letters or numbers to whack moles using a hammer.

Graphics: The graphics of this game are pretty good and look modern.

Environmental view: The environment is consistent with the game idea.

Design: The game design is good. It properly reflects the main idea of this game.

Animations: This game has beautiful animation. You will notice when you play.

Sound effects: Beautiful sound effects are used in this game.

Music: Although music could be better, it is good enough.

Load time: The game loads fast in my Google Chrome browser.

Character details: The artists have properly depicted the character details of the player and the moles.

Menu: Small Letters, Capital Letter and Numbers

Challenges: Type the correct letters to whack the moles.

Progression (slow/fast): Progression is pretty fast. You need a little time to finish typing.

Limitations: There are no typing practice paragraphs or words. You can type only letters and numbers.

Faults (bugs and glitches) / Weaknesses / Disappointments: We did not notice any bugs or glitches.

Was it an enjoyable experience? (Frustrating/interesting) We did not enjoy the game but it was definitely not a frustrating experience.

Is it addictive and/or satisfying? For us, it is satisfying but not addictive.

Replay value: You can play it over and over again if you like it.

Do we recommend this game? No.

Review Details

Price: Free Typing Game

Story: You will see 5 (five) moles. Each mole has a letter above it. You type the nearest correct letter and a hammer hits the mole and the mole is gone! You keep whacking by typing the correct letter or numbers. The story of this game is very simple but your time is limited. You must type fast to finish the displayed letters or numbers.

Graphics: The graphics of this fast finger typing game is professional and carefully done. It has only those things that are required for this game idea. There is nothing excessive.

Environmental view: The environmental view is professionally done. Everything they have added is added for a reason. The environment of this 10 finger typing test looks clean and beautiful.

Design: This game is developed based on a simple idea. We think the developer has successfully implemented the main idea. Everything looks and feels consistent.

Animations: During your typing speed practice, you will notice that the animations of this game have a great game feel. Without these animations, the game could be a dull game.

Sound effects: The sound effects used in this game are of good quality and matches with this game.

Music: We are not impressed by the music of this game but we think it is good enough. We do not want to complain. If the designer updates the game, he/she should use better music for this game.

Load time: It loads within only 10 (ten) seconds and it is good enough.

Character details: All the characters in this English typing test game are implemented with proper details.

Menu: The main menu has three options:

  1. Small Letters: To practice only small letters, select this option.
  2. Capital Letter: To practice only capital letters, select this option.
  3. Numbers: To practice only numbers (0-9), select this option.

Challenges: This game does not offer unlimited time. As time is limited, you will lose if you are a slow typist.

Progression (slow/fast): You can finish the current level within a minute or two. So, progression is pretty fast.

Limitations: There is no typing test paragraph or word. You can type only letters and numbers.

Faults (bugs and glitches) / Weaknesses / Disappointments: Sometimes we needed to type the same letter twice. Was it a bug or glitch? We did not find any other weakness. We are surely not disappointed with this free typing test game.

Was it an enjoyable experience? (Frustrating/interesting) We do not think it was an enjoyable experience. It was neither a frustrating nor interesting experience.

Is it addictive and/or satisfying? We were satisfied to play this game but we were not addicted to this game.

Replay value: If you are a beginner, you can play it over and over again for practice.

Do we recommend this game? No. We cannot recommend it as there are much better free typing speed test games.

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