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New Webgame Tests MBTA Knowledge

Do you know your way around the MBTA? Like, really know it?

One free online game will test even the most seasoned commuters among us.

Designer James Offer is behind Flummox, a web-based word puzzle game based on the names of subway stations in a handful of cities, including Boston.

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Players are given 60 seconds to guess the jumbled spellings of as many of the city’s 127 subway stations they can type.

And, believe it or not, it’s a lot harder than it sounds: after a few tries, the best score your humble writer could pull off was a respectable but hardly braggable 11.

You can try your luck—or start a fight with friends for townie street cred—here.

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