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Favorite weird/indie game that you could recommend to other people?

Discussion in 'Gaming and PC Discussion' started by Puff n Stuff's Hufflepuff, Aug 1, 2017.

  1. Puff n Stuff's Hufflepuff

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    Personally my favorite "underground" game that I wish had more of a following is a game called "An Untitled Story" by Matt Thorson from MattMakesGames (it's a metroidvania style). It's a cute and simple game that has an evolving story line and amazing art style/soundtrack. I'm not sure why I love it, I just do.

    Maybe I'm just fanboying a bit but I'd love to hear others' opinions: What are your favorite games that you wish other people knew about?
     
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    I don't know about you all, but there's this little known game called Minecraft.

    It has a tiny community of very dedicated players. And, in my opinion, it's a pretty cool indie game that places you in a sandbox where you can build whatever you want out of blocks. I don't know how it will fare in the future, but I hope this tiny studio can find a way to survive because I think this will be the next big thing if it survives past alpha.
     
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    I'd throw my hat in for Faster Than Light.

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/FTL:_Faster_Than_Light

    It's neither particularly new nor that unheard of, but it's at least from an indie studio. It's a space adventure simulator with clear nods to choose your own adventure games.

    I played it on IOS and found it absurdly addictive, not least because the port to touchscreen has terrifically intuitive controls.
     
  4. joshuafaramir

    joshuafaramir Unspeakable

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    Supergiant games considered indie? Coz I'd put Bastion and Transistor.
     
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    Perspicacity High Score: 3,994 Prestige DLP Supporter

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    I suspect board games may be out of place in the thread, but the kickstarter-funded Scythe + expansions has become our game-night mainstay.
     
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    Lamora Definitely Not Batman

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    Gladius for the PS2. With the exception of a simplistic plot and one dumb secret boss, an extremely solid game with great replay value.
     
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    Aaru's Awakening, Abyss Odyssey, and NEO Scavenger

    (If you go to the NEO Scavenger page, skip the first video, it's moronic.)

    Other than that, Transistor and the Shadowrun series, but they're more well known.