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This Pogo Games Help page is provided by those of you who have discovered Pogo and its multitude of multiplayer browser based games and feel like a little help and advice might go a long way to help ease you into understanding the site and some of the more popular and interesting games and badge challenges.
Pogo Games has single and multiplayer web games of all types and is an extremely professional and competent site. The java games implementations and art work are especially fine. It contains many dozens of different online games some of which are free to all comers, others require you to become a subscribed 'club' member. Membership is yearly or monthly. Members are issued challenges each week for which they can gain Pogo badges. Pogo Badges are also offered as awards for reaching landmarks in certain games. More on how to gain Pogo badges later.
The different types of game are categorised as follows: Card & Board, Word games, Solitaire (so many different types it has its own category), Puzzle, Casual Sports, Sports & Arcade and Token Casino - more about tokens later. Of course, games such as blackjack and roulette, to name but two, are available on numerous dedicated online casino sites if you must have the added thrill of playing with real cash; something Pogo does not offer. Online casino games are mostly played via a custom-written java game interface which is generally of the highest quality and some of these game implementations are multiplayer games with up to twenty players competing against the casino alongside you.
The most popular online games offered at club Pogo are often referred to as 'very addictive' including Poppit!, Pop Fu, Dice City Roller, Lottso! WordWhomp and PoppaZoppa as well as video poker and slots that many people find very addictive when cash jackpots are involved. Don't let the strange game names put you off, they are popular for a reason! We will be dealing with descriptions of these games below and for some there will be provided further hints and tips and help with strategies for success and how to gain Pogo Badges quickly. More recognizable names of popular games are Monopoly, Yahtzee, Canasta, Pool (8 and 9 ball pool) and Poker, both draw and texas hold 'em plus six ! card Omaha. Frankly most of the poker games are best avoided by the serious poker player but if you are a serious pogo badge collector then the Poker Tips entry below is a must to check out.
When playing pogo games you will gain tokens which can be spent on the site in various ways, including in daily, weekly and monthly prize draws for real cash. Gaining a jackpot spin when you win a game provides you with the chance to win a mystery amount of Pogo Games Tokens or, if you have also been hit by lightning recently, cash prizes of various sizes, some of which can be in the thousands of dollars.