I can’t quite explain why playing through Kitty Horrorshow’s Dust City felt so great, but I suppose it must be due to a combination of the joys of exploring strange worlds, the realization that some truly clever things have been included in this game and the brilliant atmosphere that evokes an ungodly mix of Pathologic, Geoff Crammond’s Sentinel and Phenomenon 32.
Posts Tagged ‘puzzlers’
By Konstantinos Dimopoulos on August 6th, 2014.
Freeware Garden searches the corners of the internet to highlight one free game every day.
It may seem like a relatively easy thing to do, but designing an original puzzle mechanic that is actually engaging and fun is a staggeringly difficult thing to pull off. Even more so when said mechanic has to carry a whole game and fit a theme like, say, skiing, which frankly isn’t everyone’s premiere choice for a puzzler.
Impressively, browser-game Super Slalom does exactly that and is thus absolutely worthy of your time.
By Cara Ellison on March 19th, 2013.
I am fully into sexy night time antics… in the form of Anna Anthropy’s excellent bedroom puzzler Triad. Released yesterday, Triad is a free puzzle game about trying to get three people to sleep in the same bed together without getting kicked or getting a pussy in the face (cat. cat. cat I mean). Even when you do get hot sexytimes in ultra realistic games, you never have to deal with the consequences of your crazy threesome. No, not pregnancy scares: the post-coital bed space skirmish. In this game, you’re asked to figure this shiz out or suffer over-brekky bitching.
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By Jim Rossignol on January 2nd, 2008.
What do you do when you’ve had enough of working on the Hitman games? Well, if your name is Brian Meidell or Bo Cordes, you start up a business making the kind of games that have been so successful for PopCap in the past few years. The Game Equation, as that pair of programmers call themselves, have just released the demo of their first puzzler, Deep Blue Sea. It’s, well, moderately entertaining. You can obtain the half-Peggle sized demo here.