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Screenshot Saturday Mondays: stylish action and squishy shrooms

Our pick of interesting indie games from Twitter's weekend screenshot-o-rama

Every weekend, indie devs show off current work on Twitter's #screenshotsaturday tag. And every Monday, I bring you a selection of these snaps and clips. This week, my eye has been caught by a great deal of stylish action, some cool animations, and some wonderful/horrible claymation effects. Check 'em out!

Accurate and horrifying physics in Super Clay Boy (follow on IndieDB), made by the main 3D artist of Inscryption:

A striking first-person swordfight with a grappling hook and big dashes:

Another sword duel, this one with a lot more posing:

A cute attack animation idea for an angry amanita in 2D platformer Color Story: Pixa's Quest (coming to Steam):

Speaking of cute attack animations, I dig these prone slideshoots from StarIliad, a metroidvania set inside a giant space whale:

A good (bad) mood from post-apocalyptic car combat game Fumes (paid pre-alpha available on Itch):

Flawless Abbey (coming to Steam) is a curious one:

Mech combat game Bakemono - Demon Brigade Tenmen Unit 01 (out on Steam Early Access) is one of the few games to make me wish my eyes worked with VR goggles. I think that list of inspirations is Amored Core: For Answer, Titanfall 2, and Devil May Cry.

I adore how much tying strings to thumbsticks totally changes the vibe of the motion:

You know I can't resist nice water, like this in Mika And The Witch's Mountain (coming to Steam):

An almost distractingly pretty background from a non-stealth moment in "fast-paced stealth game" Project Neo Chaos:

Might be just a shader rather than a game, but I absolutely cannot resist jellyfish:

A striking game for the ZX Spectrum, which certainly counts as a personal computer:

If you like these concrete scenes from Podvarak, do also check out the Brutalist map pack for Quake:

And lets close on a lesson in solving duck puzzles from Irish adventure game An Aisling:

What else caught your eye this weekend, reader dear?

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Alice has been playing video games since SkiFree and writing about them since 2009, with nine years at RPS. She enjoys immersive sims, roguelikelikes, chunky revolvers, weird little spooky indies, mods, walking simulators, and finding joy in details. Alice lives, swims, and cycles in Scotland.