The Queen of Snakes
is a point and click flash game featuring the intricate artwork of JO99 (via JayIsGames) [more inside]
So maybe you've played and liked Gemcraft
or Gemcraft Chapter 0 (previously 1, 2)? Game In A Bottle
are back with Gemcraft Labyrinth
Courtesy of the indiegames.com weblog
, the top 10 indie games of 2010 in a variety of categories:
Metroidvania flash game with backtracking? Check. Antagonistic motherly narrator? Check. Wonky camera effects? check. Go play K.O.L.M. (via JIG) [more inside]
Endeavor is a game about a dwarf trying to recover an ancient secret. Or maybe it’s about exploring and collecting treasure. Or maybe it’s about collecting powerups. Or maybe it’s just about killing things.
It's a metroidvania
style flash game based on an idea originally created for Ludum Dare
. Playable on Newgrounds
, & JayIsGames [more inside]
is "a sci-fi adventure about sentience, freedom, and the search for truth" (a point & click flash game) by Jonas Kyratzes
. [more inside]
is a flash maze game by Ian Snyder
with music by Brother Android
. It is set in a kind of funky Escher-like space. (windows only bonus: Hazard: The Journey of Life by Alexander Bruce)
The Dream Machine
is a flash point and click adventure game done entirely in claymation
. A beta for chapter 1 is available if you sign up with an email address and password, a demo is available without signing up. (via JiG) [more inside]
This game is about two lovers named January and September.
No, wait; it’s about a group of people who don’t believe in the sky.
No, it’s about a pantheon of scientific disciplines.
Or maybe it’s about an ancient beast who knew exactly when it was going to die, and how.
It’s about a place. A place called Looming. [more inside]
is a flash platform game about choice by Alexander Ocias
that features multiple endings. (via/mini writeup: RPS
Great Dungeon in the Sky
Is a pixelly gotta-catch-'em-all flash platformer built using flixel
. There are 400 characters to unlock. Each character can have up to 3 abilities controlled by the z, x, & c keys (arrow keys to move). [more inside]
Bubble Tanks Tower Defense
a flash tower defense game by HeroInteractive
, creator of Bubble Tanks
& Bubble Tanks 2
. In many ways a Desktop Tower Defense
clone/knock-off, but does add some of its own ideas to the mix.
is an exploration game created by David Shute for JayisGames' Casual Gameplay Design Competition 6
(the theme this time around was "exploration"). It's short and there are no enemies to kill or items to pick up but it has faux pixelly gorgeousness and decently atmospheric music. [more inside]
Type words to destroy robotic insects intent on stealing your secrets. [more inside]
= minimal vector graphics bullet hell shmup
flash game with upgrading system.
is a super adorable harvest moon/animal crossing flash game thing by Andre Spierings and Daniel Cook (the folks behind fishing girl
). (via JiG) [more inside]
Short & sweet, charmingly animated, silhouette-style flash game. [more inside]
A new escape-the-room flash game from Neutral
, the creator of Switch
, & Vision
. [more inside]
Today I Die
New click/drag somewhat puzzle-y game from Ludomancy/Daniel Benmergui. [Ludomancy previously] [more inside]
New mac/pc downloadable flash thingy from Vectorpark
. Free first half, $3 for the rest. [more inside]
Flash platformer/adventure game with absolutely staggering production values and art. The intro sequence is awesome.
Flash chess problems ranging from "mate in 1" to the fiendish "mate in 6." (via JiG)
Host Master and the Conquest of Humor.
A point and click adventure about Tim Schafer
gathering jokes for the GDC
. Pixel hunting on a level not for the faint of heart
A squid flash game. Kind of like flow
but less abstract/meditative, more shiny & fast paced.
Flash Tower Defense goodness. Neat little rpg/upgrading touches in between maps. Lots of maps with some epic bosses thrown in every once in a while. [more inside]
A flash puzzle game with portals, time & gravity manipulation. (via JiG)
Flash Element Tower Defense 2
(registration not necessary to play). [more inside]
Ayiti: the Cost of Life.
It's a unicef propaganda flash game, but pretty fun so far as propaganda goes. Reminiscent of Oregon Trail.
That via link has some gameplay tips, so skip it if you want to figure things out yourself.
"the truth browser." interesting because it's in flash and actually has content. gives links to news articles located elsewhere along with small excerpts. interface is kinda unweildy, but he tries to pack a lot into a relatively small space.