Tagged: side-scroller

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 Clyde's Adventure

Clyde’s Adventure Platform categoryPuzzle category

Clyde’s Adventure‘s unexpected, almost uncharacteristic viciousness may speak to those who find playful ridicule motivating.

Title screen from Crazy Drake

Crazy Drake Platform category

The borderline stylistic thievery of Crazy Drake actually helps the game compare favorably to other platformers from the same period.

Screenshot from Crystal Caves

Crystal Caves Platform category

Is it a platformer or a puzzle game? Genre means little when games are challenging and rewarding like Crystal Caves.

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 Horror Zombies from the Crypt

Horror Zombies from the Crypt Platform category

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!

Screenshot from In Search of Dr. Riptide

In Search of Dr. Riptide Action category

This short undersea action game has twisty stages and ungraceful combat, both highlighted by the option to switch your character.

Screenshot from Legacy Of The Golden Hammer

Legacy Of The Golden Hammer Platform category

Easy-to-use game creation tools let novice game designers make fanworks like Legacy Of The Golden Hammer, one part Mario game and three parts out-of-control action movie written by a teenager.

Screenshot from Lineality

Lineality Action category

Lineality claims to be the first one-dimensional game – like, literally, it’s just a line. As you’d expect, it’s a joke.

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