Best Indie Game You Ever Played?

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Post » Thu Dec 22, 2011 9:41 pm

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Post » Fri Dec 23, 2011 6:18 pm

There are many, but I am going to say first Gesundheit! by Matt Hammil. I played the original one for Waindows.
http://www.matthammill.com/index.php/games/gesundheit/

Castle Crashers is very good too.
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Post » Sun Dec 25, 2011 8:07 am

In no particular order:

- Bastion
- Machinarium

Hmm, I thought I had more. This is a good sign I need sleep. ^_^
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Post » Thu Jan 05, 2012 2:51 pm

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Got it during the christmas steam sale. Really, really worth the money I'd say. One of the few shmups that I actually enjoy immensely. I've beat it on Divine difficulty, Judgement up next! =3inkBot2012-01-05 14:51:26
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Post » Sun Jan 08, 2012 5:12 pm

Im sure a lot of great games ive played have been indies but im just not aware of it. One (unbelievably good game) that i know was "Another World".

Apparently all made by one guy? - an inspiration for us all! ;)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zgkf6wooDmw
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Post » Sun Jan 08, 2012 5:18 pm

that would be Wurm-Online. but about 4 years ago. as for today it sucks heh.
oh and Samorost 1 and 2.The_Funny_Guy2012-01-08 17:19:57
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Post » Mon Jan 09, 2012 12:51 am

Thanks for more great suggestions guys.

@GenkiGenga:

Hey, another 'Another World'er! What an amazing game; way ahead of it's time...Another World would have been quite an accomplishment for a team, but for one guy, developing in the early 90's? Absolutely unbelievable, and still holds up today. He even has it on his site for free now; the one thing I would say is: play it with an emulator that has save states. The difficulty is very frustrating at times, to the point of almost ruining the game, but well worth suffering through. The designer -- Eric Chahi -- also worked on a neat game called Heart of Darkness that's worth looking up; has some similarities to Limbo, though the art and vibe is totally different. He also just released a game called 'From Dust' on Xbox live which is really fascinating; totally different concept.TiAm2012-01-09 00:52:08
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Post » Mon Jan 09, 2012 2:22 am

Haha yes, when you add in the loading time the game it was quite painful. Ive tried to use Amiga emulators on the pc but its just not the same. I guess it'll never be the same though (the glory days). I need an old school amiga monitor lol.

Im familiar with those games i had no idea it was his work. I might give From Dust a go. Cheers.

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Post » Thu Jan 19, 2012 4:08 pm

There's too many to list. However, for 2011 one that had quite an impact on me was To the Moon. Its a very short RPG but the combination of great storytelling and superb music/soundtrack really made it stood out. Highly recommended.

Another standout indie game for IOS was Superbrothers: Sword & Sworcery EP.

And if you really into those retro arcade games, check out Totally Tiny Arcade
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Post » Fri Apr 13, 2012 6:41 pm

Nice list, I'll have to look all of these games up. I haven't played a lot of indie games, but Limbo to me is outstanding, and Another World was even more amazing than that at the time. I was hooked on Limbo from the time I saw the demo video a few years before the game actually came out.
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