The idea for this project came after watching 8 out of 10 Cats does countdown and failing miserably at getting anywhere near a respectable word count. What do you do as a software engineer?? You automate! There is a UI to allow you to enter characters and returns the largest word in the [Apple] dictionary.
501 Darts Finisher
A game that works out what darts are available for you to throw to compete a 501 game of darts. Always finishing on a double. There is an interface to select the darts you throw to keep track of your score.
A fall back project, to coin the description from project Eulers website
Project Euler is a series of challenging mathematical/computer programming problems that will require more than just mathematical insights to solve. Although mathematics will help you arrive at elegant and efficient methods, the use of a computer and programming skills will be required to solve most problems.
Snakes & Ladders
A friends tech test the criteria was to construct a game of snakes and ladders, random throw of the dice and certain conditions to fall on a snake or on a ladder.