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Swarm Racer by Lexaloffle
"Instead of controlling a single vehicle, take control of a whole swarm of bees and fly around the track while strategically shifting your swarm into different formations."
games  download  bees 
november 2008 by kevan
Hyena
Choose-your-own-adventure audiobooks on homebrew DS, operated by a single button, and still working with the case closed. Bundled with a creepily speech-synthesised Lone Wolf book as an example.
games  books  sound  technology  download  ds 
march 2008 by kevan
TORIBASH - Strategic turn based fighting
Brilliant game concept; a turn-based ragdoll-physics beat-em-up, respringing the muscles and joints of your fighter for each quarter-second of the battle.
games  physics  via:funmotion  download 
august 2006 by kevan
Souptoys - New News
Nice, aimless gravity-physics toybox that sits on your desktop. Blocks and balls and cogs and balloons.
games  simulation  physics  toys  software  download 
july 2006 by kevan
Armadillo Run
Elegant hybrid of Pontifex and The Incredible Machine. A good measure of a physics engine's realism is how *funny* it is, and this one's good.
games  download  science  construction  mammals  via:jay 
may 2006 by kevan
Another World - Site officiel
High-resolution remake of the vividly weird 90s platformer.
games  download  nostalgia  aliens  prison 
may 2006 by kevan
Hikoza'n-CHI X - Games - Warning Forever
Intriguing but unconvincing boss-only shoot-em-up where the boss of each level adapts to compensate for the weaknesses shown by its predecessor.
download  games  evolution  via:raven 
april 2006 by kevan
You have been challenged to a game of Laser Squad Nemesis
Click the link if you at least vaguely know me and want to give the game a try.
games  software  download  aliens  war 
april 2006 by kevan
Laser Squad Nemesis
Got around to giving this a go, and enjoyed it a lot - a nicely pared-down version of the X-Com games, dropping all the fiddly micromanagement to make something a lot more fast-paced and elegant. Good to see a hotseat game in the 21st century, too.
games  software  download  aliens  war 
april 2006 by kevan
BYOND Games!
Software for across-Internet play of various user-written grid-based board and card type games (including Mafia and Eleusis), plus a few unplayably juddery arcade-game hacks.
games  board  cards  download 
april 2006 by kevan
Owen Piette's wxSand
Desktop version of the Falling Sand toy, with a few extra components to make it possible to build interesting machines - I've finally been able to build a cyclic and stable plant-burner.
games  emergence  water  fire  plants  download  via:zarba 
march 2006 by kevan
1UP.com: 101 Free Games: The Best Free Games on the Web
"What you're looking at is the result of countless hours spent searching for the best and newest free games. You'll find some mods, a little shareware, and a couple Web games, but most of the titles [...] are 100 percent free with no strings attached."
games  todo  download 
february 2006 by kevan
OASIS | Mind Control Software
Simple, quick Windows-download strategy game that manages to combine Civilisation and Minesweeper, exploring Egyptian deserts to find, connect and defend cities.
games  download 
february 2006 by kevan
VASSAL Engine Web Site
"VASSAL is a game engine for building and playing online adaptations of board games and card games." In real-time, or by email. Can apparently play Dvorak, with blank cards.
games  cards  board  download  software  todo 
november 2005 by kevan
midlet.org - wireless java downloads
"Midlet.org allows you to download mobile Java games, utilities and other software directly to your device over-the-air, or via your PC."
download  games  pda  software 
november 2005 by kevan
BrettspielWelt - Brettspiele Online Portal
Excellent - a free-to-use game engine that lets you play a wide range of German board games (including Carcassonne and Settlers) across the Internet. With an added metagame of stumbling through the all-German interface.
games  germany  download  software  catan  board  cards 
october 2005 by kevan
a.Game production | a.Shooter - Sonic Invaders
"a.Shooter is the first prototype release of a.Game production: a solely acoustical ego-shooter game. The player's task is to shoot up sonic invaders conquering a virtual room as defined by panorama, pitch and volume."
games  download  sound  music  todo  via:wmmna 
september 2005 by kevan
Nonosweeper
Minesweeper variant where the mines are marked out in nonogram notation.
puzzles  games  download 
april 2005 by kevan
UFO2000
Open-source remake of X-COM: Enemy Unknown, with multi-player network support.
games  aliens  download  todo 
march 2005 by kevan
Zen Puzzle Garden: The Japanese Rock Garden Game
Relaxing and infuriating Ricochet-Robot-style surface-covering; download for PC or Mac. "The monk can not walk over sand he has already raked, so be careful not to rake yourself into a corner!"
games  religion  puzzles  download  stone  japan 
february 2005 by kevan
CalcRogue
A Roguelike game for the Palm. Has an excellent "tutorial" level for new players, which I've never seen in a Roguelike before.
download  games  nethack  pda  roguelike 
december 2004 by kevan
AudioGames.Net
Resources for purely sound-based games. "Our rule of thumb is that an audio game has got to be playable without visuals, that the playability is as easy or hard as with graphics and that at least 95% of the (visual) game consists in sound as well."
download  games  sound 
november 2004 by kevan
Underdogs: Legend (a.k.a. Four Crystals of Trazere)
Game that existed retroactively, via Raven, after I was complaining that it didn't; something with creative, freeform, programming-style spellcasting. Haven't tried it yet.
download  games  magic  programming  todo 
november 2004 by kevan
NetHack Photography Patch
"You examine the photograph: You see a close-up shot of a gnome lord. He looks rather stunned. He is wielding a thonged club. He is by a fountain. Part of the gnome lord's head is cut off."
download  games  hacking  nethack  photos  software 
november 2004 by kevan
S3D Connector
Download a needlessly whooshy 3D-board-view version of Settlers of Catan, to play across the Internet.
board  catan  download  games  software 
october 2004 by kevan
Handheld Remakes
Beautifully authentic remakes of old Game and Watch games. Quite a lot of them being huge 700k Visual Basic monsters, absurdly.
download  games  nostalgia 
august 2004 by kevan
Simutrans Homepage
A geeked-up (freeware?) clone of Transport Tycoon, with non-player traffic, a more detailed level of simulation, and a much kinder building interface ("build a track between here and here").
download  games  transport 
july 2004 by kevan
TUMIKI Fighters
Blocky shoot-em-up, with shades of Zarba's SHIPPU - absorb enemy debris to build and power up your ship.
download  games  todo 
july 2004 by kevan
TTDPatch - The Transport Tycoon Deluxe Patch
Patch to fix all the unrealisms that annoyed insane strategy geeks in the original, plus extra graphics and general beefing-up.
download  games  transport 
july 2004 by kevan
PalmGear.com – PStore
"A score-keeping program for Palm OS hand-held devices, for use when you are playing non-Palm games, such as board games and card games."
board  cards  download  games  software 
june 2004 by kevan
Home of the Underdogs - Alpha Waves
"An old old game whose levels and music had the purpose of setting the brain into specific patterns." says Zarba.
biofeedback  brains  download  games  music 
june 2004 by kevan
XOR - Retro Puzzle Game
A remake of the BBC Micro's XOR, as well. "Falling fish, two kinds of force field, spring loaded chickens..." Excellent.
download  games  nostalgia 
may 2004 by kevan
Imogen - a remake of classic BBC computer game
Updated for the 21st century. Site includes early notes and sketches from the original's programmer.
download  games  nostalgia 
may 2004 by kevan
Dr. Blob's Organism
Another game from Digital Eel - downloadable demo.
download  games 
april 2004 by kevan
Liero - Total Conversions
New skins and weapon packs for the excellent real-time Worms game. Submarines!
download  games  weapons 
april 2004 by kevan
Al Otro Lado (On The Other Side)
Reverse interactive fiction. Simply implemented, but massively and lurchingly effective.
IF  download  games 
april 2004 by kevan

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