Tagged: recommended

Screenshot from Liquid War 5

Liquid War 5 Strategy category

From the bones of the strategy genre comes this liquid-y war game where fighting is about filling up the right spaces.

Screenshot from The Lost Mind of Dr. Brain

The Lost Mind of Dr. Brain Educational categoryPuzzle category

The third game in the Dr. Brain series is quite fun ‌because of its multi-subject education ‌– not in spite of it.

Screenshot from MissionForce: CyberStorm

MissionForce: CyberStorm Strategy category

MissionForce: CyberStorm‘s complex strategic gameplay underscores a dark narrative about the invasive, soulless logic of endless war.

Screenshot from Music Brush

Music Brush Software category

Music Brush creates expressionist art that toys with animation and music, which also makes it a great tool for idle reflection.

Screenshot from Noir: A Shadowy Thriller

Noir: A Shadowy Thriller Adventure category

Noir recreates the world of a generic 1940s detective story with incredible production values and the genre’s trademark convoluted plotting.

Screenshot from Odyssey: The Legend of Nemesis

Odyssey: The Legend of Nemesis Macintosh categoryRPG category

Like a short story anthology, Odyssey: The Legend of Nemesis brings allegories to life through strong narrative design and characterization.

Screenshot from Pandora's Box

Pandora’s Box Puzzle category

Designed by Tetris creator Alexey Pajitnov, Microsoft’s globe-trotting puzzle game is restless with its own possibilities. What could a visual puzzle game be like?

Screenshot from Peter Gabriel: Eve

Peter Gabriel: Eve Multimedia category

Real World’s multimedia art collage uses its fragmentation to reveal anxieties about relationships and social behavior, an idea that outpaces the parts dedicated to Peter Gabriel’s music.

Screenshot from Puppet Motel

Puppet Motel Multimedia category

Stark, frightening, silly, muddled, complicated – the multimedia collaboration between performance artist Laurie Anderson and the Voyager Company is a fragmented reflection on the murkiness of the electronic age.

Screenshot from Secret Writer's Society

Secret Writer’s Society and the worst bug ever Educational category

This rote educational writing game has a huge problem that causes the text-to-speech voice to read a list of obscenities. After the game has been lost for 20 years, I got a copy, and now you can play it too!

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