Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

Commitments And Contingencies (Narrative) (Details)

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Commitments And Contingencies (Narrative) (Details) - USD ($)
1 Months Ended 11 Months Ended 12 Months Ended
Oct. 14, 2015
May 21, 2015
Jul. 06, 2010
Aug. 31, 2016
Jun. 30, 2016
May 31, 2016
Apr. 30, 2016
Jan. 31, 2016
Dec. 31, 2015
Oct. 31, 2015
Dec. 31, 2016
Dec. 31, 2015
Other Commitments [Line Items]                        
Rental expenses                     $ 424,000 $ 358,000
Stock options granted                     12,900,000  
Research and development                     $ 416,000
Stock Options [Member]                        
Other Commitments [Line Items]                        
Stock options terms      

Exercise price per share of $1.00, $2.50 and $5.00. The options are fully vested upon grant but are only exercisable in three tranches starting in January 2017, 2018 and 2019.

           

The first tranche of 1 million shares became exercisable on January 1, 2017 with a fair value of the options at grant date of $28,000 computed using the Black-Scholes Option Pricing Model.

 
Publishing Agreement With Spectacle Games Publishing [Member]                        
Other Commitments [Line Items]                        
Terms of acquisition agreement          

In May 2016, the agreement was further amended to increase the monthly amount to $130,000 starting in June 2016.

In April 2016, the agreement was amended and the advance amount was increased to $120,000 per month starting in May 2016.

The Company started publishing an electronic game called Pocket Starships through an exclusive publishing agreement (the “Publishing Agreement”) with Spectacle Games Publishing (“Spectacle”). The exclusive Publishing Agreement runs for a term of five years. 

       
Terms of publishing agreement               5 years        
Expiration date of publishing agreement               Dec. 17, 2020        
Monthly advance for publishing agreement           $ 130,000 $ 120,000   $ 30,000      
Development expenses                     $ 1,151,000  
Research and development                     416,000  
Marketing cost                     350,000  
Travel cost                     116,000  
Termination terms of publishing agreement                

Either party may terminate the agreement in the event of a material breach by the other party that remains uncured after receipt of thirty days written notice.

     
Publishing Agreement With Spectacle Games Publishing [Member] | Other General And Administrative Expense [Member]                        
Other Commitments [Line Items]                        
Development expenses                     734,000  
Publishing Agreement With MMOJoe UG. [Member]                        
Other Commitments [Line Items]                        
Terms of acquisition agreement        

In June 2016, the Company obtained an exclusive option to purchase all of MMOJoe’s assets including but not limited to all assets pertaining to Pocket Starships (the “Option”). Should the Company decide to exercise the Option, it will purchase MMOJoe for cash of $5,000,000 plus $10,000,000 worth of shares of the Company’s common stock, valued at the time of closing of the purchase. This exclusive Option is exercisable by the Company at any time, in the Company’s sole discretion, through December 31, 2020.

             
Publishing Agreement With MMOJoe UG. [Member] | Stock Options [Member]                        
Other Commitments [Line Items]                        
Stock options granted         3,750,000              
Stock options terms        

The stock options are fully vested, exercisable at a price per share of $1.00, $2.50 and $5.00 and will expire starting in December 31, 2017 through December 31, 2019.

             
Fair value of options granted for deposit on acquisition         $ 472,000              
Suit Relates To Issuance Of Convertible Debentures [Member]                        
Other Commitments [Line Items]                        
Defendant name

SPYR, Inc., f/k/a Eat at Joe’s., Ltd

                     
Plaintiff name

Zakeni Limited

                     
Domicile of litigation

Case filed in the United States District Court for the District of Delaware case

                     
Sought damages value $ 1,500,000                      
Sought damages description

The plaintiff is seeking payment or conversion of said convertible debentures together with accrued interest and unspecified damages.

                     
Trial commencement month and year 2018-01                      
Lease Commitment Dated May 21, 2015 [Member]                        
Other Commitments [Line Items]                        
Lease commitment terms  

The Company leases approximately 5,169 square feet at 4643 South Ulster Street, Denver, Colorado pursuant to an amended lease dated May 21, 2015.

                   
Lease expiration date   Dec. 31, 2020                    
Lease Commitment Dated May 21, 2015 [Member] | Minimum [Member]                        
Other Commitments [Line Items]                        
Annual base rent   $ 142,000                    
Lease Commitment Dated May 21, 2015 [Member] | Maximum [Member]                        
Other Commitments [Line Items]                        
Annual base rent   $ 152,000                    
The Company's Wholly-Owned Subsidiary E.A.J.: PHL, Airport Inc. Lease Commitment With Philadelphia Airport Dated July 6, 2010 [Member]                        
Other Commitments [Line Items]                        
Lease commitment terms    

The Company’s wholly-owned subsidiary E.A.J.: PHL, Airport Inc. leases approximately 845 square feet in the Philadelphia Airport, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, pursuant to a lease dated July 6, 2010. E.A.J.: PHL, Airport Inc. pays $14,000 per month basic rent, plus percentage rent equal to 20% of gross revenues above $1,200,000, under the lease.

                 
Lease expiration date     Apr. 30, 2017                  
Lease Commitments [Member]                        
Other Commitments [Line Items]                        
Rental expenses                     424,000 $ 358,000
Additional rent expenses charged by landlord in connection with rent                     $ 5,000  
Employment Agreement [Member] | Three Officers [Member]                        
Other Commitments [Line Items]                        
Employment agreement description                  

Pursuant to employment agreements entered in December 2014 and October 2015, the Company agreed to compensate three officers with a base salary in the aggregate of $450,000 per year through 2020. In addition, as part of the employment agreement, the Company also agreed to grant these officers an aggregate of 1.55 million shares of common stock at the beginning of each employment year.