Play and compete against other readers in 2048: MLS Edition puzzle | SIDELINE

If you don't have the rest of your entire day or week to spend playing a mind-numbingly addictive and frustrating puzzle game, I suggest you close this page and whatever you do, do not click the link below.

Now, if you've read this far, click on this link and say "goodbye" to the rest of your day.

The game is called 2048: MLS Edition, and as stated above, it's maddening and addictive at the same time. 

A short explanation of 2048: The objective is to slide tiles (usually numbers, but MLS players and figures in this case) on a grid to combine them and create a tile with the number 2048 (to merge and stack tiles to the 11th level in this case). The catch is that there's only 16 tiles, and they fill up quickly when not matched and merged.

My high score in five tries was 7,324 — which, compared to's Diego Pinzón, was quite good — and here's the photographic proof to prove it. Use the Twitter hashtag #2048MLSEditionScore to share yours and see where you rank.


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