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Hold me tight; don't let go.

HUGPUNX is a cute little feel-good hug 'em up. Features the music of Scraps (a.k.a. Laura Hill).
Inspired by the equally short punch 'em up PUNKSNOTDEAD (Windows download).
posted by CrunchyFrog on Jun 5, 2013 - 16 comments

Candy Box

Candy Box is an ASCII-based web RPG. Collect candy, farm lollipops go on epic quests, and win! [more inside]
posted by CrunchyFrog on May 1, 2013 - 362 comments

Human + Energy = Wizard? Not what I expected, but I guess it works.

Doodle God is a unique Flash game. Start with just earth, air, fire, and water. Combine them to create the universe.
posted by CrunchyFrog on Jun 23, 2010 - 63 comments

GENETOS

GENETOS is the history of Shoot-em-ups in a single game. Take on everything ranging from Space Invaders-like aliens to 21st Century bullet hell. Power up your craft (by collecting green and blue bits and blobs) with innovations like slow-motion, super bombs, lock-on lasers, and the ability to move vertically. (Windows only) [more inside]
posted by CrunchyFrog on May 2, 2010 - 10 comments

Synopsis Quest

Synopsis Quest is a flash collection of retro RPG-themed minigames. An amusing way to kill a half hour or so.
posted by CrunchyFrog on Apr 1, 2010 - 18 comments

Space: Do Jesus Things

Run Jesus Run, or The 10 Second Gospel is a short and simple flash game about the life of Jesus, from the makers of the Oilgarchy and McDonald's games.
posted by CrunchyFrog on Mar 28, 2010 - 24 comments

One Button Dictator

War and Peace is a simplified version of the Civilization games. How simple? One button switches your civilization's focus between war and peace. That's it. (PC only)
posted by CrunchyFrog on Feb 2, 2010 - 36 comments

Plumbers Don't Wear Ties

Plumbers Don't Wear Ties, the legendarily awful 3DO game, is now fully playable on YouTube. It is a (barely) "Interactive Romantic Comedy," whose main selling point is its "17+" rating for innuendo, language, and censored nudity. (Walkthrough inside) [more inside]
posted by CrunchyFrog on Oct 4, 2009 - 29 comments

Strange Adventures in Infinite Space

Strange Adventures in Infinite Space is a game of space exploration that can be played in under twenty minutes. Its adjustable difficulty and random maps make it very replayable, and for the first time ever, it's completely free. PC and Mac versions are available. [more inside]
posted by CrunchyFrog on Sep 29, 2009 - 37 comments

Prepare to die! No seriously, prepare to die over and over and over again ...

After over eight months of beta releases, Spelunky version 1.0 has finally been released. If you missed it previously, Spelunky is a exploration platform game with random levels, so it plays different each time. Its random layout, interesting interactions with items, destroyable scenery, and robbable shops have earned it comparison with Nethack, the classic roguelike game. Currently Windows only, but announced for XBox Live Arcade.
posted by CrunchyFrog on Sep 1, 2009 - 15 comments

Dangerous trap, high difficulty map, and unexpected situation wait for you.

Holdover is a difficult but compelling exploration platform game. Marie must escape from an abandoned scientific research installation, with no assistance other than recordings left by her father decades ago. Makes extensive and very good use of the "hold your breath" mechanics found in many such games. Available both in Japanese and bad English. A more reasonable English translation can be downloaded from the IndieGames weblog and dropped into the game's folder. [more inside]
posted by CrunchyFrog on Jul 12, 2009 - 10 comments

The Space Game

The Space Game -- Friday U.S. Federal Holiday Flash Fun. This Flash game combines the resource gathering and management of a standard strategy game with the tower-defendiness of a tower defense game. Build a network of mining stations and solar collectors, and protect them from pirate raiders with repair stations and missile and laser turrets.
posted by CrunchyFrog on Feb 16, 2009 - 22 comments

Unprotected Memory

So, you watched the movie Tron, and now you want to run your computerized guy off of the game grid and into the rest of the computer system? That's exactly what Daniel Wellman did on his Apple IIgs.
posted by CrunchyFrog on Oct 8, 2008 - 34 comments

Transcendence

Transcendence, the outer space exploration/trading/shoot 'em up, has hit version .99. I cannot begin to tell you how much time I sunk into previous releases -- the Nethackish randomness, both in the layout of the systems to explore, and the mysterious devices and substances to apply to your ship in hope of an extra edge, makes the replay value immense. RGCD has a glowing review and an interview with the developer. (Mentioned but not actually linked to earlier.)
posted by CrunchyFrog on Jul 30, 2008 - 46 comments

ROM CHECK FAIL

ROM CHECK FAIL is a goofy little PC game, in the classic 1980's arcade/home console genre of ... err ... Use the space bar to fire your blaster. Or sword. (Or jump.) Use the arrow keys to control your ... guy as if you were playing ... that ... classic game. Eliminate all the enemy, well, things in the expected way, and go on to the next maze/planet/cave/highway. Look, just play it, OK? It's fun!
posted by CrunchyFrog on Mar 25, 2008 - 16 comments

GTFO noob

Magical dragon-faeries? Flaxen-hair'd elflords? Dank scary dungeons, reminiscent of Grandpa's basement? Kids' stuff. Whether you're a Camwhore, Emo Kid, or Troll, Forumwarz everything relevant about the Internet (i.e., Forums and IM) distilled down to a browser-based RPG. Buy warez from shady Russian dealers, upgrade your hacking/whining skills, pwn total strangers by crashing their web sites, and join or fight a shadowy government conspiracy. You have nothing to lose but your dignity.
posted by CrunchyFrog on Feb 20, 2008 - 47 comments

Knytt Stories

Knytt Stories. From Nifflas, the maker of the lovely and fiendishly difficult Within a Deep Forest, and the lovely and relaxing Knytt comes another simple platform game, this one user-modifiable. (Previously)
posted by CrunchyFrog on Aug 28, 2007 - 8 comments

Shout N Dodge

Shout n Dodge Got a microphone? Then get ready to play Shout n Dodge, a simple flash game that uses the microphone for input. Shout (or speak, or sing, or ...) to steer your ship upwards, be quiet to go down. A perfect use for my lovely (yet out of practice) singing voice.
Tip: while the practice screen is up, right click on the game, and adjust the record volume until you can steer without losing your voice.
posted by CrunchyFrog on Aug 3, 2006 - 4 comments

Hint: Did you shoot the puppy? Then don't do that again.

Don't Shoot the Puppy. RRRRThats5Rs, maker of truly pointless games, has made the opposite of every shoot-em-up on the Internet. (Warning, the "truly pointless" link, like many games on the site, is a total waste of time.)
posted by CrunchyFrog on Mar 16, 2006 - 48 comments

Pre-order your Mega64 today!

Mega64! Some easily-amused folks with a video camera and a local public access TV channel have created the ultimate video game system. The Mega64 literally places you in the game. And by "the game" any game for any system that makes you look like a total jackass if you try to act it out, and by "you," I mean two unwilling playtesters.
Thrill to Solid Snake infiltrating a grocery store! Puzzle out where to fit a walking Tetris piece! Laugh as some bozo spits out coins while saying "Barf!"
While you're at it check out the Splinter Cell videos hosted off-site.
posted by CrunchyFrog on Aug 4, 2005 - 11 comments

Urban Dead -- a massively-multiplayer zombie apocalypse game

Urban Dead is a browser-based, grid-mapped multi-player game where you play the survivor or victim of a zombie outbreak in a quarantined city centre. Tired of playing a pseudo-hero in a fantasy Kingdom of Loathing? Play a scientist, soldier, or ordinary civilian in a modern city, and try to avoid being infected. Or skip the "avoid" phase, and just play a zombie.
posted by CrunchyFrog on Aug 1, 2005 - 33 comments

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