Tagged: freeware

Title screen from Big Rig

Big Rig Simulation category

This 80s text-based game driving sim is as detailed as it is intermittently dull. That’s no coincidence.

Screenshot from Blob Wars: Metal Blob Solid

Blob Wars: Metal Blob Solid Action categoryPlatform category

Though not the hard-hitting action title its gruff hero might imply, Metal Blob Solid offers well-designed levels and demonstrates the amateur ingenuity of the early open-source game movement.

Screenshot from Control Monger

Control Monger Shooter category

The free multiplayer shooter Control Monger has a unique defensive gameplay keeps you constantly moving. To learn what it was like, I brought in some friends!

Screenshot from Crystal Pixels

Crystal Pixels Other category

Go inside a void of glistening lights, created by its programmer as a personal place to be alone. You can explore it if you can control it. Maybe we’re not supposed to play this.

Screenshot from Gravity Balls

Gravity Balls Action categoryMacintosh category

Hilariously frustrating but never hopeless, this indie Mac physics game revels in losing control.

Title screen from Halloween Night II

Halloween Night II Macintosh categoryOther category

This brief, sweet ode to Halloween captures everything fun and spooky about a fun and spooky holiday.

Screenshot from Heroes

Heroes Arcade category

If you packed as many features as possible into a version of Snake, it might look like Heroes.

Screenshot from kiki the nano bot

kiki the nano bot Platform categoryPuzzle category

Gravity, space, and direction are torn to pieces by kiki the nano bot‘s mind-bending antics, possibly too much so.

From Kobo Deluxe

Kobo Deluxe Arcade category

The awesome action in Kobo Deluxe moves so smoothly that you can play it without thinking.

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