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Best Free Interactive Art or Experimental Game

Experimental games are based on wild and at times radical ideas. These type of games are different, innovative and unique.

  • Facade( Site| Download)

    Façade is an artificial intelligence-based art/research experiment in electronic narrative.

    The process of building Façade has involved three major research efforts: designing ways to deconstruct a dramatic narrative into a hierarchy of story and behavior pieces; engineering an AI system to reconstruct a real-time dramatic performance from those pieces that integrates the player's moment-by-moment interactions; and understanding how to write an engaging, compelling story within this new organizational framework.

  • De Blob( Site| Download)

    De Blob is a 3D game in which the player controls a ball of paint rolling through the city. The ball can absorb coloured NPC's to become larger and change its colour.

    With the paint, the player can then proceed to paint the entire city. Almost everything is paintable: buildings, trees, cars and using the paint trace even the ground. The main goal of the game is to paint all 17 landmark buildings. Hardcore fanatics can also try to collect all 50 coins that are hidden around the level.

  • Mightier( Site| Download)

    Mightier is an independent puzzle action game where you play as the Engineer and the Actionaut to solve puzzles and collect items in each sector.

    Print the puzzle from within Mightier using a color printer. Solve the puzzle by drawing on the page with a dark pencil or marker. Scan the puzzle into the game using an attached web camera. A high-powered space laser carves the solution and the Actionaut is dropped onto the surface. Take control of the Actionaut and collect all the Datagons in each sector.

  • Other great games in this category:
    • Chalk: Unique shoot 'em up that involves drawing. Draw lines across shapes to destroy them, turn back bullets at enemies and thwart huge boss enemies by bouncing stuff back in their faces! (Site | Download)

Best Free Educational Game

Educational games are games that are designed to teach people about certain subjects, expand concepts, reinforce development etc. Certain educational games are meant  to improve learning skills in quick fashion, because it changes the mindset from learning is hard to learning is fun.

  • Food Force 2: The game has been designed to educate and motivate people and uses a intriguing story plot to aware people about hunger related problem in under developed nations. FF2 mixes strategy and simulation. ( Site |  Download)
  • Re-Mission: The game is a third-person shooter and was designed to engage young cancer patients through entertaining game play while impacting specific psychological and behavioral outcomes associated with successful cancer treatment. ( Site| Download)

Best Free Sandbox or Physics Game

In a sandbox game, a player has almost free-will to do whatever he want, and is placed with minimum limitations to his thoughts and ideas. An interesting scenario here is that, this could open up possibilities to play the game in many different ways that were not even intended by the game designer.

  • Rigs of Rods( Site| Download)

    Rigs of Rods is an open source vehicle simulator.

    What makes Rigs of Rods different from most simulators is its unique soft-body physics: vehicles, machines, objects, etc. They are simulated in real-time as flexible soft-body objects, giving the simulation an extremely accurate behavior which entirely depends on the physical construction of the vehicles or objects you create.

    The game boasts perfect soft body physics, advanced flight model and accurate bouyancy model.

  • Numpty Physics( Site| Download| User Levels)

    Harness gravity with your crayon and set about creating blocks, ramps, levers, pulleys and whatever else you fancy to get the little red thing to the little yellow thing.

    Numpty Physics is a drawing puzzle game in the spirit (and style?) of Crayon Physics using the same excellent Box2D engine.

    The game includes a built-in editor so that you may build (and submit) your own levels.

  • Minetest( Site| Download| Mods| Texture packs)

    Minetest is an open source infinite-world block sandbox game and a game engine, inspired by InfiniMiner, Minecraft and the like. You will be able to walk around, dig and build in an infinite voxel world, and craft stuff from raw materials to help you along the way. The Simplistic Modding API supports many kinds of additions and modifications to the game and paved the way for creating many user created mods. The game also has multiplayer support for tens of players via servers hosted by users. There is a beautiful map generator with gameplay consequences. 

  • Other great games in this category:
    • The Powder Toy:A free physics sandbox game, which simulates air pressure and velocity, heat, gravity and a countless number of interactions between different substances! ( Site | Download)
    • Bontago: This abstract strategy game challenges you to build towers to expand your influence in real-time competitions, where players compete against each other by building towers out of blocks. ( Site| Download)
    • Dismount Games: A simple stress-reliever, allowing players to release their anger on a 3D stick figure and cause as much damage to the ragdoll physics man as possible. ( Site | Download | Levels)

Best Free Digipen Game

Digipen is a leader in Game Developement education and houses the brightest minds across the world to develop innovative games for their college projects. The students here, have placed the largest number of student projects in the Independent Games Festival student showcase every year since it began.

  • TAG: The Power of Paint( Site| Download)

    Tag is an IGF-award-winning first-person puzzle game where every object in the game is paintable and different colors of paint give the player different powers, ie., impart physical properties to surfaces, which, in turn, affect the user's movement.. Using the different colors of paint, the player must paint their way to victory by using the different colors to solve the puzzles in each level. Green Paint lets you to jump/bounce, Red Paint causes the player to rapidly gain momentum, Blue Paint lets the player to walk over any surface, vertical or ceilings.

  • Toblo( Site| Download)

    Toblo is a fast paced capture the flag game that takes place in a fully destructible block world. A player's only means of survival in this world is to wield these blocks as weapons, throwing them at other players and using them to break through walls. Pick one of two teams: angels or demons. Play against intelligent AI bots or against up to 4 friends over LAN. Pick up blocks off the ground or rip them from the environment. Toss them at opponents to knock them out. Use a bomb block for maximum destruction!

  • Nitronic Rush( Site| Download | Patch)

    Nitronic Rush is an experimental survival driving game. Using the car’s many abilities (including boost, wings, and jump), avoid obstacles that the city throws at you. In many ways the game is a tribute to racing games of the 1990s but with fresh graphics, audio, and gameplay. Nitronic Rush has 7 well designed story levels along with 5 unlockable hardcore challenge modes. The innovative design and controls produces the best original gameplay that lets you use NR to boost your speed, constantly change your center of gravity, and glide across gaps.

  • Other great games in this category:
    • Perspective: Using perspective shifting mechanic, move your avatar through a 2D space that transforms when you change your perspective in 3D space to reach the goal at the end of each level. ( Site | Download)
    • Narbacular Drop: Here you explore a 3D dungeon and overcome obstacles using unique portal gameplay. Combining portals with the basic physics simulation allows for a huge level of interactivity. ( Site| Download)
    • Synaesthete: A music-driven arcade-style shooter which seeks to engage the senses with a synergy of light, color, and sound. The game creates a harmony between player actions and in-game music. ( Site| Download)
    • RumbleBox: A fast paced 3D action beat-em-up with a unique premise: all of the characters are made of simple objects which stay around in the level even after the character is defeated. ( Site| Download)
    • Solace: An interactive aesthetic experience utilizing dynamic audio and bullet hell overtones to provide a unique perspective on the five stages of grief. ( Site| Download)
 
 

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"... BreakLock - a hybrid of Mastermind and the Android pattern lock ...": https://maxwellito.github.io/breaklock/
"... Myst is a compact rogue-lite game where you need to traverse an ever-changing maze. The only part of it that does not change is the part which is not covered by the mist ...": https://watabou.itch.io/myst Castlevania remake: https://dejawolf.itch.io/castlevania-1-remake MOMODORA II is the second installment in the Momodora series: https://rdein.itch.io/momodora-ii "... In Anchored you manage a settlement built on top of a floating island hovering above a dangerous jungle. But supplies are scarce up on the island, your settlers must venture down into the jungle to scavenge for food and resources in order to survive ...": https://badcharger.itch.io/anchored "... Totemori is a free-to-play local-multiplayer brawler where you build towers while trying to topple everyone else's ...": https://schrolab.itch.io/totemori
"... Fragments of Euclid is a game about exploring and solving puzzle in a mind-bending environment inspired by M.C. Escher. Enjoy the peaceful mood while trying to understand this strangely connected world ...": https://nusan.itch.io/fragments-of-euclid
"... Lost In The Deep Space ... In the skin of an astronaut, lost on a small planet, you will be challenged to get as many crystals in a record time. In this game you will be required to move from platforms to platforms using your weapon to activate passages. The goal is to collect as many points as possible before the end of the stopwatch. This game which mixes address and reflex is particularly ideal for fans of speed run ...": http://dmd-webdesign.ch/games.html

"... Dune Legacy is an effort by a handful of developers to revitalize the first-ever real-time strategy game. It tries to be as similar as possible to the original gameplay but to integrate user interface features most modern realtime-strategy games have like selecting multiple units ...": http://dunelegacy.sourceforge.net/website/

 

"... REX is a digital board game ...":

http://gamejolt.com/games/rex/210076

"... Code Hunt is an educational coding game ...": https://www.codehunt.com/
"... Armed to the Gears is a 3D/isometric game that combines Real-time Strategy, Capture-the-Flag and Tower Defense genres, all into a simple concept. Set in a dystopic, totalitarian future where the government, under the flag of the Ministry, is using robots to enslave the whole population ...": http://gamejolt.com/games/armed-to-the-gears/216084#close
"... DRL (D**m, the Roguelike) is a fast and furious coffee-break Roguelike game ...": https://drl.chaosforge.org/

"... The Pandoran War is a 2D mission-based space shooter ...":
http://battleforthesolarsystem.com/games/pw/

Nice collection - good updates to many. Here are a couple you need to investigate:

Rigs of Rods - malware
Floating Islands Game - 404 Error File Not Found

Lily - Colors of Santa Luz:

https://isart-digital.itch.io/lily-colors-of-santa-luz

 

"... Navigate narrow tunnels and bring back the energy core hidden on each of the enemy planets filled with biomechanical weirdness. Gravitus Minus is based on the classic gravity-based shooters from the 1980s and early 90s, such as Thrust, Solar Jetman and Gravitar ...":

https://kometbomb.itch.io/gravitus-minus

"... PaperPlane is a video game where you fly a paper airplane through typical childhood memories ...":

http://purringcheetah.com/paperplane/

 

"... Fruits Of A Feather - Fly around an island collecting fruit in this relaxing, dream-like exploration game ...":

https://samuraipunk.itch.io/fruits-of-a-feather

"... Consume all life as a serpentine demi-god in Ophidia! A decree has been made: all worlds must be purged so life may begin anew. Play as the legendary Norse Ouroboros, sent down from the heavens to cleanse Yggdrasil - the world tree - of all beings ...":
https://montster27.itch.io/ophidia

 

She:

https://grouflon.itch.io/she

"... GoldenEye: Source is an online multiplayer arena first-person shooter that aims to provide a faithful recreation of the classic N64 title GoldenEye 007’s multiplayer with refined gameplay, high definition graphics and sound ...":
https://www.geshl2.com/

"... SPECTRUM is a mind-bending first person puzzler that challenges you to switch colours and manipulate gravity in order to escape a digital labyrinth ...":

http://ygd.bafta.org/competition/competition-news/2016/spectrum-winner

 

"... OBSERVER EFFECT is a cryptic, minimalistic episodic first person exploration game ...":
https://teamporpoise.itch.io/edge

Life Is Strange Episode 1 now free:
http://www.lifeisstrange.com/free

With 5 episodes for the same story, I dont' think it still classifies as free. But it is a great game that I loved. 

"... North - apply for asylum in a city filled with strange creatures ...":

https://outlands.itch.io/north

 

"... CAPSULE is a single-player survival game played entirely through a radar interface. Players navigate a hostile landscape, learn about their surroundings, and unravel a classic sci-fi story in the process ...":

https://finji.itch.io/capsule

"... Portal Stories: Mel is a community made, free modification for Portal 2 based in the Portal universe. It tells the story of Mel, who meets a new personality core and faces an undiscovered threat to the Aperture facility ...":

http://store.steampowered.com/app/317400/

It requires you to own Portal 2

Mibibli's quest: https://ryanmelmoth.itch.io/mibiblisquest Magarena is a single-player fantasy card game played against a computer opponent: https://magarena.github.io/ "... Torn is a text-based online RPG set in Torn City, a dark, murky underworld where only the sharpest survive. In Torn City you can be anyone and do anything. Build your character to infinite strengths and play it your way ...": http://www.torn.com/
Arachne: https://pnjeffries.itch.io/arachne Cuckoo curling: https://chromacool.itch.io/cuckoo-curling Trubadurr: https://bluelemon.itch.io/trubadurr "... Tube tycoon - the only game of its kind where you can feel like a real internet celebrity ...": http://bionicl333.pl/tt/en.html?source=itchio
"... Team Pacman is a multiplayer version of Namco's classic arcade game, Pacman. Released to celebrate Pacman's 35th anniversary, it brings two entertaining new twists to the game. First, up to eight players can play simultaneously on one PC. Second, while up to four of you can join Pacman's team, the other four can play as the ghosts ...": http://www.nathancross.co.uk/pacman/

Can anyone recommend a Joypad that will play these games? Im new to PC Gaming.

Thanks,
Neil

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