Tagged: independent developer

Screenshot from 3 in Three

3 in Three Macintosh categoryPuzzle category

3 in Three‘s eccentric story about the lives of numbers and letters in a computer elevates this great-to-middling collection of brainteasers.

Screenshot from BailOutBob

BailOutBob Puzzle category

BailOutBob can’t and shouldn’t support the hodge-podge of ideas thrown into its prison escape conceit.

Screenshot from Bal Ru's Curse

Bal Ru’s Curse Puzzle category

An evil god inhabits this challenging puzzle game and, frustratingly, messes with its formula out of total spite.

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 Bouncer

Bouncer Arcade categoryMacintosh category

Bouncer is a matching game that kinda bungles the only trick up its sleeve, but its short length partly excuses that.

Screenshot from Executive Suite

Executive Suite Simulation category

To excel in Executive Suite‘s cutthroat business simulation, you have to act like a cutthroat businessperson. Getting into that role is a different kind of challenge.

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 Green

Green Strategy category

The throwback environmentalism in Green makes a cute political cartoon but a very vague strategy game.

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.

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