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xoEl Empire, a puzzle game that's just utterly weird is on Linux

By liamdawe, 22 September 2017 at 8:35 am UTC (1 Comments)
A little overdue, but I took a look at xoEl Empire as the developer sent in a copy. This puzzle game is just completely weird.

Some thoughts on Swim Out, a relaxing puzzle experience

By BTRE, 14 September 2017 at 10:13 pm UTC (2 Comments)
A game about swimming might not be the most obvious premise for the puzzle genre. Swim Out, released today, nonetheless combines stylized visuals and audio into a relaxing package.

Breaking out in The Escapists 2, some thoughts

By liamdawe, 11 September 2017 at 11:32 am UTC (1 Comments)
The Escapists 2 launched recently with day-1 Linux support, Team17 sent over a key and I’ve taken a look.

Molecats, a Lemmings-like puzzle game where you adjust the environment to progress

By liamdawe, 8 September 2017 at 8:32 pm UTC (4 Comments)
Molecats is a puzzle game about indirect-control, where you adjust the environment to let these weird creatures get to safety. The developers just put out a Linux version of this Early Access game.

Falling asleep and killing myself in "Suicide Guy", some thoughts

By liamdawe, 5 September 2017 at 2:41 pm UTC (2 Comments)
Suicide Guy, a game about killing yourself. Despite the name, it's not actually about suicide, depression or anything like that.

spaceBOUND, the clever zero-gravity puzzle-platformer now works on Linux, it's very good

By liamdawe, 1 September 2017 at 4:25 pm UTC (0 Comments)
I mentioned spaceBOUND recently, but it didn't really work. Thankfully, now it will if you use the usual Unity trick to overcome the broken fullscreen. It's a clever game too, well worth a look.

SolarGun, a first-person puzzler set in an aseptic factory has Linux support

By liamdawe, 22 August 2017 at 12:11 pm UTC (7 Comments)
More than an indie Portal-like, SolarGun offers up some interesting puzzles and overall it seems like a pretty decent puzzler.

The absolutely beautiful parkour game 'Downward' has updated the Linux version to the full release

By liamdawe, 1 August 2017 at 10:58 am UTC (1 Comments)
Downward is an extremely impressive and downright beautiful parkour game. Recently it left Early Access, but the Linux version was a bit behind, now it's not!

Try not to die in Kindergarten, as this abstract puzzle adventure is now on Linux

By liamdawe, 15 July 2017 at 12:20 pm UTC (10 Comments)
Kindergarten a very highly rated abstract puzzle adventure has made it's way onto Linux. It seems the developer isn't expecting many sales, so perhaps we can change their mind? It does look pretty good!

The Inner World - The Last Wind Monk delayed, but it has a new trailer

By liamdawe, 12 July 2017 at 1:38 pm UTC (2 Comments)
The Inner World - The Last Wind Monk, a colourful adventure game was due this month, but it seems it has been delayed until September 14th. They've got a newer trailer though, so that's something.

A look at 'World of One', the creepy world-travelling puzzle platformer now on Linux

By liamdawe, 27 June 2017 at 11:06 am UTC (3 Comments)
World of One is a cleverly designed and rather creepy puzzle platformer that you should consider taking a look at.

'HOOK' is an extremely minimalistic but addictive puzzler that I wholeheartedly recommend

By SangreDeReptil, 25 June 2017 at 9:07 pm UTC (6 Comments)
I must say that at the very beginning I thought the concept of the game was going to be extremely simple and boring, but by the tenth level it not only proved me wrong, but also I was completely hooked with it (no pun intended). There are free levels on Kongregate if you want to give them a try!

A look at Cublast HD, a simple but interesting platformer

By BTRE, 8 June 2017 at 8:21 am UTC (1 Comments)
A port of a formerly mobile-only game, the game combines basic puzzle solving with a minimalist style and precise gameplay. I played the new HD edition and have a few thoughts to share.

klocki is a beautiful casual puzzle game that recently released for Linux

By liamdawe, 5 June 2017 at 6:52 pm UTC (5 Comments)
In the mood for a more relaxing game? Well klocki might be what you need for those Monday blues. It's a simple puzzle game about fitting shapes together.

Questioning my life choices playing 'Grab the Bottle'

By liamdawe, 29 May 2017 at 2:41 pm UTC (2 Comments)
Grab the Bottle from developer Kamina Dimension is a really weird snake-like game about some weird mutant person with an extending arm.
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