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Behind-the-Back Runners List

10-07-2012, 12:22 PM
#1
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Behind-the-Back Runners List

Greetings,

The following is a list of games from the popular behind-the-back runner genre. Please feel free to suggest your favorites.

Thanks,
retr0spective

Behind-the-Back Runner Games List


Agent Dash by Full Fat Thread


Asgard Run by Ayopa Games Article


Astral Origin by Yangxi Zhou Thread


Blades of Brim by SYBO Thread


Blood Roofs by Gamesmold Thread


Boson X by Ian MacLarty Review


Corridor Z by Mass Creation Review


Despicable Me: Minion Rush by Gameloft Review


Dungeon Highway by Substantial Inc. Thread

Sequel: Adventures


Hunger Games: Panem Run by Reliance Thread


Indiana Stone by TwinSky Games Thread


Pitfall! by Activision Thread


Power Hover by Oddrok Oy Review


Lara Croft: Relic Run by Square Enix Review


Loony Tunes Dash by Zynga Thread


The Maze Runner by Prodigy Design Thread

Sequel: Scorch Trials


Ninja Slash by doopop Thread


Sonic Dash by SEGA Review

Sequel: Sonic Dash 2


Spider-Man Unlimited by Gameloft Review


Subway Surfers by Kiloo Review


Temple Run 2 by Imangi Studios Review

Series: Original | Brave | Oz


The End App by Possible Games Review

Sequel: Rush


Time Tangle: Adventure Time by Cartoon Network Review

Last edited by retr0spective; 12-20-2015 at 08:15 PM.
10-07-2012, 12:31 PM
#2
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Super Penguins ! It never got much attention, but it's a good game and free
Rail Rush

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10-07-2012, 03:36 PM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by sink_or_swim View Post
Super Penguins ! It never got much attention, but it's a good game and free
Rail Rush
Thanks, I added them to the list.
10-08-2012, 12:08 AM
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I added Avalanche Escape! to the list a new behind-the-back skier.
10-08-2012, 02:21 AM
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My recommendations off the list:

Agent Dash
Amazing Runner
Axon Runners
Blood Roofs
One Epic Knight
Pitfall
Subway Surfers
TheEndApp

and of course he original Temple Run and it's Brave spinoff.

Exact-Psience My 2014 Top 10 Games of the Year: Monster Hunter Freedom Unite, Hearthstone, VVVVVV, Battleheart Legacy, Wayward Souls, Bug Heroes 2, Powerpuff Girls Defenders of Townsville, Deep Loot, Monument Valley, Bioshock Honorable Mentions: Traps N Gemstones, Bardbarian, Goblin Sword
10-08-2012, 07:19 AM
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Hey Retro, since you have Zaxxon Escape on the list maybe you should add the car-runners as well, like Zombie Highway, The Last Driver and Mutant Roadkill.

Exact-Psience My 2014 Top 10 Games of the Year: Monster Hunter Freedom Unite, Hearthstone, VVVVVV, Battleheart Legacy, Wayward Souls, Bug Heroes 2, Powerpuff Girls Defenders of Townsville, Deep Loot, Monument Valley, Bioshock Honorable Mentions: Traps N Gemstones, Bardbarian, Goblin Sword
10-09-2012, 05:19 AM
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Hugo Troll Race it's currently available for free

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10-09-2012, 02:26 PM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Exact-Psience View Post
Hey Retro, since you have Zaxxon Escape on the list maybe you should add the car-runners as well, like Zombie Highway, The Last Driver and Mutant Roadkill.
Greetings,

Thank you for the suggestions. I don't want to go to far afield into driving/racing games because they are a genre of their own. Despite their unique characteristics, all the games on the list seem to retain their Temple Run feel.
10-09-2012, 02:42 PM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by retr0spective View Post
Greetings,

Thank you for the suggestions. I don't want to go to far afield into driving/racing games because they are a genre of their own. Despite their unique characteristics, all the games on the list seem to retain their Temple Run feel.
Yeah, but there are certain endless drivers, like that Freemium Chillingo one, that essentially play the exact same as BtB endless runners. The only difference being the avatar.

Especially if you consider the ones, like The Last Driver or whatever that Chillingo game is called, that incorporate a lot of the elements that are "hot" right now. Such as:

The ability to move foward, left, and right at junctions, inbetween which are 3 or so invisible lanes to maneuver in-between, with a jumping mechanic;

The Jetpack Joyride inspired 3 missions for coins/level up system;

etc. Take One Epic Knight, Subway Dash or The End App...if they sold an iap skin that made you look like a car, you'de basically have the Last Driver...if that's the name.
10-09-2012, 02:42 PM
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One last thing...what does the (u) stand for...universal?