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Behind-the-Back Runners List

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

The Behind-the-Back Runner is one of my favorite genres. The following is a list of the titles that I am aware of. Please let me know if you are aware of any others and I will add them to the list.

THE LIST

Abby Escape (u) Review
Agent Dash (u) Review
All in Runner 3D (u) Thread
Amazing Runner (u) Thread
Avalanche Escape Thread
Axon Runners (u) Thread
Blood Roofs (u) TA Plays
Escape Bear (u) Thread
Fashion Hazard (u) Thread
Gravity Project Thread
Monkey-Runner Thread
One Epic Knight (u) Review
Pitfall (u) TA Plays
Prince Penny (u) Thread
Pyramid Chasing (u) Thread
Rail Rush Thread
Runner Prototype (u) Thread
Running Fred (u) Thread
Subway Surfers (u) Review
Super Penguins (u) Thread
Survival Run (u) Thread
Temple Run (u) Review
Temple Run Brave (u) Article
The CATch! (u) Thread
The End App (u) Review
Zombies Runner (u) Thread

Last edited by retr0spective; 10-28-2013 at 06:51 PM.
10-07-2012, 12:31 PM
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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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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.

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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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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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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?