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Underplayed games & hidden gems

03-09-2012, 12:15 PM
Joined: Sep 2009
Location: Kansas
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Yipe V...Wonderful RPG.
Slingo (Not hidden but fantastic)
PGA Golo Dice
King Cashing
Lucky 11's by Megatouch (if this game had online leader boards it would be my number 1)

I am sure I am missing some.
03-09-2012, 12:36 PM
Joined: Jan 2011
Posts: 2,347
I love this thread.
It's nice to see hidden good games, I'll check out all of it in case I see something interesting for my taste.

My 5 hidden gems probably are:
1. Reiner Knizia's Poison -- card game
2. Nimble Strong --- bartender game
3. Diablo Dice -- dice throwing game
4. Volcano Island -- board game
5. Doodle Grub -- snake game

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GreedyBankers Helsing'sFire NimbleStrong PhoenixWright Poison TiltToLive

03-09-2012, 01:12 PM
Joined: May 2010
Location: Canada
Posts: 2,440
I actually just came to ask what a "ur" was. Can someone translate?

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03-09-2012, 01:34 PM
Joined: May 2010
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I think he meant, "your".

Currently Enjoying: BUG HEROES 2
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03-09-2012, 01:35 PM
Joined: May 2010
Location: Canada
Posts: 2,440
Originally Posted by ninjackid View Post
I think he meant, "your".
Oh, that makes sense! Thanks

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03-09-2012, 02:31 PM
Joined: Dec 2010
Location: Houston, TX
Posts: 9,493
Knighturn - turn based strategy
Fall of Angels -JRPG
Devil Invasion - match 3
Henry & the Psionic Overlords - world exploration board game RPG hybrid
Ninja Dino Showdown?! - sidescrolling tower defense
03-10-2012, 02:10 AM
Here are some that i dont see mentioned a lot and are fantastic:

- Continuity 2 - A great puzzle game set as a platformer. Great visual style and music. The puzzles can get frustratingly difficult though. [for some people this is a positive]

- Cubes vs Spheres - You get spheres that you have a launch at an increasing number of cubes headed your way. Looks as crazy as it sounds, set in first person. Great graphics and a wide variety of sphere weapons. Smashing cubes is very satisfying

- Zombie Smash - A horizontal TD of sorts. Defend against zombies coming your way. You have to kill zombies by physically picking them up or using special power ups. Lot of fun smashing zombies

- Hard Lines - Snake with a great visual style and additional modes.

- Mad Chef - A game similar to fruit ninja without the swiping. you need to get ingredients and complete recipes. Same dev as Bug Heroes. Additional modes and lots of upgrades

Playing: Ski Safari, Polara, Girls Like Robots, Dynamite Jack, Monster Flip, Polymer, Super Mole Escape, Dream of Pixels, Radballs
03-10-2012, 02:19 AM
Joined: Jul 2011
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I'm sorry, I'm so sorry - I really don't mean to be "that guy", but the title of this thread makes me cringe every time I read it. >_<

As for hidden gems, I nominate a release from this week that seems to be getting completely overlooked: Pebble Universe.
I swear it was the same thing with Wind up Knight, it took so long to get some people to notice it. A physics puzzler is almost impossible though.

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03-10-2012, 05:32 AM
Joined: Mar 2012
Posts: 433
Hmm, 5 is too short s number, but I'll list out my 5 that are STILL FREE

Zombie Parkour Runner/Zombie Runner Z Best runners involving zombies!

Beauty Run don't let the name turn you off, it's a great runner that offers a unique gliding mechanic, gets pretty challenging as well

Papercut great runner with a superb soundtrack and a constant day/night cycle that makes your running feel like a journey

Hoggy/Robot Wants Kitty great overlooked puzzle platformers

The Rainy Day Most relaxing runner out there, captures the ambiance of a rainy day on the street. You run away from rain drops, take shelter in once in a while and rescue lost pets. The goal is to reach your home without getting drenched. Recommended for the retro graphics and perfect ambiance

All of these are FREE, and very small in file size,worth downloading.
03-10-2012, 05:48 AM
Joined: May 2011
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I ditto Pebble Universe, Wind-Up Knight, Crazy Hedgy, Hard Lines and Cubes vs Spheres!

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