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I am looking for some dark/weird/offbeat games.

07-06-2012, 06:10 AM
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I am looking for some dark/weird/offbeat games.


I am trying to find some dark (like Crow, Oscura or Nihilumbra) or offbeat games. I enjoy World of Goo and Waking Mars and I am open to all suggestions and genres. Any help is greatly appreciated.

Last edited by Human X; 07-06-2012 at 06:13 AM.
07-08-2012, 07:11 PM
I played Yesterday and thought the plot and story was really good. It was defiantly dark and offbeat.

07-08-2012, 07:35 PM
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Man, haven't said these 2 words in a while: Puzzle Agent!!!!!!!
07-08-2012, 07:52 PM
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07-08-2012, 08:07 PM
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Time Ducks takes the cake for me. Pizza vs. Skeletons is pretty damn weird. You also might want to try Catball Eats it All. You see, you're a cat. With no legs or arms; yo know, a ball 'o cat. You inflate yourself to float, roll, and bounce yourself around a circular, bizarrely shaped world to eat all sort of stuff, then, when fully fattened, you Eat the game world up piece by piece.
07-08-2012, 08:09 PM
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Weird platformer (very dark, everything made of shadows).
Quite simplistic, I got it when it was free

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07-08-2012, 08:32 PM
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Dark Horror
Prisoner 84 - third person shooter
Elder Sign Omens - board game
Call Of Cthulhu - turn based strategy
Rebuild - city construction zombie defense
Tactical Soldier: Undead Rising - turn based strategy
Aftermath - semi dual stick shooter

Comedically Dark
Monster Wars - tower defense
Henry & the Psionic Overlords - rpg / board game

Meow Meow Happy Fight - dual stick shooter
Yipe 5 - jrpg
Four Winds Fantasy - action RPG
HungryMaster - swipe monter kill style
07-08-2012, 08:59 PM
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Bullistic Unleashed
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07-08-2012, 09:10 PM
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Not dark, but this one is a very offbeat and funny Metroidvania style game

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07-08-2012, 09:55 PM
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It's a platformer thts dark and definitely weird. You control a baby carriage and try to escape a man in a cape and top hat. You must avoid obsticles such as a drunkard throwing beer bottles at the carriage and crows that try to fly away with the baby

Oh, and you can launch the baby at the enemies angry birds style

Last edited by jecebn; 07-08-2012 at 10:32 PM.