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 Enigma

Enigma Puzzle category

This nearly impossible puzzle game with over 2000 levels is so absurdly complicated that it’s a spectacle.

Title screen from The Frogs Of War

The Frogs Of War Action category

Developed sporadically for two decades and based on a bizarre dream about lizard men, The Frogs Of War is an perplexing game that follows no other.

Screenshot from Gravity Balls

Gravity Balls Action categoryMacintosh category

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

Screenshot 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.

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