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Something incredible is happening in this unique adventure! Max just drew a terrifying monster with his new marker and now it's alive and wreaking havoc in his drawings! He doesn't have any choice but to stop the monster if he wants to save his pictures. In a new kind of gaming style, Max & the Magic Marker combines tried-and-tested 2D jump n run feel with the innovative option of directly influencing the level design. Here, Max is able to change every level with his magic marker so that all obstacles can be overcome, traps avoided and puzzles solved in order to send the monster back to where it came from.

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A physics based puzzle platformer with that uses the ability to change the game worlds gravity by 90 or 180 degrees to move objects and the players character around the level.
Has 17 Levels.
Has time trails, collectables and unlockable modes.
Earn stamps for beating chapters in time trail, limited rotations, and survival mode.

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58 / 10092.9



Nominated as a IGF Seamus McNally Finalist, NightSky is an ambient action-puzzle game that offers a gameplay experience unlike any other—cerebral challenges fill uniquely designed picturesque worlds. The player must maneuver a sphere by using realistic physics to advance; each of these worlds is broken into different areas. The original soundtrack by experimental jazz musician, Chris Schlarb will further heighten the surreal experience.

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There's something terrible wrong in an alternate dimension! Help Captain Viridian flip to find five crew members, 20 hard-to-reach Trinkets and save a dimension on the brink of destruction. It's a space opera in the most unique scale with a style that only VVVVVV can bring to you. Instead of jumping, control the direction of gravity by inverting your gravity and allowing Captain Viridian to flip between the floors and ceilings of the environment.

For adventurers who save the dimension, there's still hours and hours of new gameplay with all-new Player Levels. Test your mettle and see if you have what it takes to beat a collection of levels created by other famous game developers.

Inspired by classic 8-bit days gone-by and now with experience-heightening 3D, VVVVVV will challenge even the most battle-hardened old-school gamers.

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In EDGE players take direct control of the cube and roll their way around the game's dozens of levels. Search for all the prisms and find the shortcuts to improve your times.

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70 / 10073.5



In Toki Tori, the player controls a little yellow chicken determined to save all the lost eggs. Armed with an arsenal of 10 different tools and weapons, Toki Tori must overcome dangerous obstacles, trap monsters and save all of the lost eggs. The game contains four mysterious worlds, offering over 60 levels of exciting platform and puzzle action. While Toki Tori looks like a platform game, it's a puzzle game by heart. Players will have to look and plan ahead carefully if they want to succeed.

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88 / 10044.4



Battle your way through a twisted graffiti world where your prowess in puzzle solving makes the difference between life and death! Jump into one of the most unique and visually compelling 3D game worlds ever created. Follow the twisted journey of Nox, through a fast-paced 2D adventure set in a 3D world. Unlock new abilities to defeat enemies and rescue friends. Beware, in Sideway™ New York, you’re in a world where your favorite color might just kill you.

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When indie game developers Alexey and Markus are in trouble, their only hope comes from their creation.

You are the Tetrobot: a tiny robot that can drill blocks of matter one by one, collect them, and recycle them into new pieces of 4 blocks. You also have the possibility to destroy lines of 8+ blocks in a very «retro russian» game style. Sand, wood, stone, obsidian, iron, diamond: each matter has its specific behaviour you'll have to use wisely and take advantage of them. So get ready to use your brain and combine your platforming and puzzle-solving skills in this incredible mashup!

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Vertex Dispenser is an abstract real-time strategy game with mathematical puzzle elements. Move around a geometric surface and lay claim to your territory. Protect it by capturing solid faces for defense. Manipulate the colours of your vertices to gain power for special abilities. Balance your time between attacking, defending, expanding and colouring to survive and defeat your enemies.

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Fly with Nyx in her dangerous search for her dearest friend Icarus. With NYXQUEST: KINDRED SPIRITS you will discover a new type of game play and mechanics that will surprise you...

The action takes place in ancient Greece, a place inhabited by all kind of fantastic creatures, where the fate of humans is in the hands of capricious Gods.

Through impressive sceneries, you will guide Nyx in her icarian quest, and will enjoy the ultimate experience: the joy of flight!

But be careful! These surroundings are dangerous for celestial beings. Without your help she will not be able to complete her task. Protect and guide her flight, and take advantage of the incredible powers that gods such as Zeus or Eolus will grant…if you figure out how to reach them!

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Tobe's Vertical Adventure is an indie, retro, platformer starring Tobe, the overly devoted gamer who's been forced on a treasure hunt by his materialistic crush, Nana. The big headed duo will travel back and forth in the crumbling caves in search of treasures while rescuing fluffy animals, making you scream kawaii ne~ along the way. With 2 unique characters and a total of 4 islands and 16 levels to explore, Tobe's Vertical Adventure shall bring you back to the 16-bit era.

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Take Storm on a wonderful adventure in his magical teacup. Storm's brother Cloud has created an amazing dream-like world for you to explore! Solve puzzles, avoid pitfalls and beat the bad guys in this imaginative and unique platformer!

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Rochard is a game where manipulating gravity and using the G-Lifter (a gravity device used to easily move weighty objects around) are crucial elements for success. With the help of his sci-fi mining tools and taking advantage of the laws of physics, the protagonist John Rochard will carry you through a game packed with puzzles, action, humor, great music, excellent level design and a story rich of twists.

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A fun epic 2D platformer side scroller that brings a refreshing look to not only retro games, but this is what a "Remastered Edition" looks like. Now with multiple endings.

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An MMORPG based on two warring factions with two competing goddesses.

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Vessel is a game about a man with the power to bring ordinary matter to life, and all the consequences that ensue.

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BIT.TRIP RUNNER is the fastest, most exhilarating music/ rhythm-platformer to hit Steam! Race across the Moon, kicking down crystal walls and sliding under chomping moon-slugs! Bound through the Robotic Mines and face off against the MinerMech! Dash through the Big City on a quest to find friends and defeat the final boss together!

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A Psychic Odyssey Through the Minds of Misfits, Monsters, and Madmen. This classic action/adventure platformer from acclaimed developers Double Fine Productions follows the story of a young psychic named Razputin.

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Clean up the world with style! As an acrobatic janitor, you are an adept force against dust and disorder. Leap and dash off walls and ceilings, and deftly traverse precarious environments. Cleanse each level swiftly and thoroughly to achieve mastery in this 2D sweep-'em-up platformer.

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InMomentum is a minimalistic sci-fi platform racing game that challenges the players to think in both horizontal and vertical perspectives while racing against each other or against the clock in a puzzle-like environment.

InMomentum gives the players the possibility to explore a visually unique world by having minimized object detail and a special focus on visual stimulation by the use of colors and shapes. The game’s style forges a strong bond between the visuals and the player, thus provides a very unique experience.

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70 / 10013.5