Brilliant, baffling, and sometimes barren, the unconventional RPG adaptation Alien Logic lets you loose on a directionless journey in a truly unique world with a deep history.
When a bunch of high-schoolers in Ontario tried to make Mortal Kombat at home, they made Battle for the Eras: a standout example of the thrown-together spirit of homemade games.
Based on a series of fantasy novels, Below the Root captures the enchanted tone of children’s literature by putting kindness and connectedness at the heart of the adventure.
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.
Clyde’s Adventure‘s unexpected, almost uncharacteristic viciousness may speak to those who find playful ridicule motivating.
The borderline stylistic thievery of Crazy Drake actually helps the game compare favorably to other platformers from the same period.
Is it a platformer or a puzzle game? Genre means little when games are challenging and rewarding like Crystal Caves.
Developed sporadically for two decades and based on a bizarre dream about lizard men, The Frogs Of War is a perplexing game that follows no other.
Over-the-top, bizarre monsters are the hallmarks of this gruesome, goofy bloodbath, released for free in 2002.
Scream in terror at this adventurous platformer inspired by earnest 1950s horror movies! Tremble at its spooky sound design! Wade through its trial-and-error gameplay!