Free games of 2009
December 24, 2009 7:52 AM   Subscribe

Games blog Critical Distance presents 99 Free Games from 2009.

A lot of these games have been featured on Metafilter before, but it's worth a look to find something new or something you may have missed.
posted by The Devil Tesla (8 comments total) 66 users marked this as a favorite
Jackpot! Now I have something to do over the long boring Christmas break.
posted by OrangeSoda at 8:26 AM on December 24, 2009

I know that the game just came out, but this list is SORELY missing Captain Forever.
posted by orville sash at 9:40 AM on December 24, 2009 [1 favorite]

Tried the first one so far, thought it was really cool. Also gave Captain Forever a spin, although I think I need to give the manual a more thourough read through.
posted by JauntyFedora at 1:53 PM on December 24, 2009

"You Only Live Once" cracked me up.
posted by brundlefly at 3:37 PM on December 24, 2009

I recognize a bunch of them from seeing them here first. Among other things, Metafilter is an awesome place to find new games.

And about Captain Forever, if you export your ship to a hyperlink, and save it as a bookmark, you start with that ship. That giant, wonderful ship you made before you tackled that one guy you should have run away from.
posted by Ghidorah at 6:09 PM on December 24, 2009

So much awesome behind one URL. Thanks, Santa Tesla!
posted by Decimask at 6:38 PM on December 24, 2009

Since I've been stealing away from family all day to play these, I feel I should at least make a comment:

This is great.
posted by Navelgazer at 6:40 PM on December 24, 2009

This was the perfect thing for me to hide from my insane extended family with. Just perfect.
(I was a big fan of "Continuity." it has a really clever, really simple/intuitive gameplay mechanic. Makes you wonder why you haven't seen it before.)
posted by The Esteemed Doctor Bunsen Honeydew at 4:27 PM on December 25, 2009

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