10. Build Your Own Subway with Mini Metro

Think you can build a better subway? Here's your chance
Think you can build a better subway? Here’s your chance

Seems like these days, there’s a lot to gripe about regarding transportation in New York City, with the potential L train shutdown the most controversial. With the Mini Metro game,  you can build your own subway system with levels in 12 different cities. While it’s currently available on computer for now, smartphone versions are being launched this year so you can play this game while being stuck in the subway. Read more about the game here.

For a fun app, check out Brooklyn 1776 where you can battle out the American Revolution in New York City