February 07, 2016


The Great Underground

from Jay Is Games

Platform: Android — The Great Underground Precious gems, minerals and rare fossils are waiting under the earth for you to bring to light and redeem them in this beautiful, cozy adventure role-playing game with survival elements for Android. Tagged as: adventure, android, demo, game, greatforeststudio, microtransactions, mobile, rating-y, rpg, tablet



February 06, 2016


Arc of Templar

from Jay Is Games

Platform: Flash — Arc of Templar Goody Gameworks serves up a solid if grindy little defensive shooter as you take control of a Templar trying to clear a castle full of demons. Blast away, upgrade and unlock new skills, recruit heroes, and maybe drop a chandelier or three. Tagged as: action, browser, defense, flash, free, game, goodygameworks, rating-g, upgrades




Coloruid

from Jay Is Games

Platform: Flash — Coloruid You've got yourself some sets of squares and they are all different colours. What you have to do is paint them so that they are monochrome in the end. Sounds easy? Then try doing it in a limited number of moves and while they're all shaking like crazy. Tagged as: browser, flash, free, game, puzzle, rating-g



February 05, 2016


Aveyond 4: Shadow of the Mist

from Jay Is Games

Platform: Windows — Aveyond 4: Shadow of the Mist Boyle wanted to rule the world... but that didn't pan out so well, and three years later he's sulking in a town filled with other retired villains. But when a strange mist threatens the world (and his dog), he may have to become a hero... whether he likes it or not. A fabulously fun and cheeky indie RPG with plenty of humour and gameplay. Tagged as: adventure, affiliate, amaranthgames, bigfishgames, casual, demo, download, fantasy, game, indie, rating-y, rpg, windows




Room 12

from Jay Is Games

Platform: Flash — Room 12 Ichima's got you trapped in a quaint little room. But to escape, you'll have to learn that there's more than meets the eye. You'll have to be clever and observant... and, unfortunately, do a little bit of pixel hunting. Tagged as: browser, escape, flash, free, game, ichima, japanese, playthis, pointandclick, puzzle, rating-g



February 04, 2016


Deep Underground

from Jay Is Games

Platform: Flash — Deep Underground When some researchers get lost in large cave it's up to you to fly in and get them out safely, as well as collect those sweet sweet gold coins and make your mark on this cavern that no one will forget any time soon in this action-packed game. Tagged as: achievements, action, bengamen, browser, flash, free, game, physics, puzzle, rating-y, shooter



February 03, 2016


Tempala

from Jay Is Games

Platform: Flash — Tempala You've almost caught it... the mythical Tempala! But it's raced inside a temple full of deadly traps, fire, monsters and more... not that you're going to let that stop you from your goal in this cheeky cartoonish action game. Tagged as: action, browser, flash, free, game, guy, playthis, rating-o, suvrik




Magical Sphere 2

from Jay Is Games

Platform: Flash — Magical Sphere 2 Bianco-Bianco delivers a short but happily weird escape game with two endings. Trapped in a room with some strange artifacts and mysterious boxes, will you be able to find a way out? Tagged as: biancobianco, browser, escape, flash, free, game, playthis, pointandclick, puzzle, rating-g




Global Game Jam 2016 Highlights

from Jay Is Games

Global Game Jam 2016 Highlights Games featured this week: Quotidian; The Test; Symmetry; Kromgar the Wedding Planner; The Cloister — What can you do in only three days? In 2016 from January 29th to 31st, a staggering 36,000 developers came together to create nearly 7000 games themed around "ritual" for Global Game Jam. Here are just a few of them, playable in your browser! Tagged as: blog, browser, free, game, globalgamejam




Weekday Escape N°113

from Jay Is Games

Weekday Escape N°113 Games featured this week: Prepare for the Vacation; Stains and the Giant; Escape the Car HD — This week on Weekday Escape! Esklavos sends you flying high to deal with a giant with the help of a puppy with a... concerning name. MayMay thinks you deserve a vacation, but you'll have to earn it. And Afro Ninja serves up a remake of a game that's a little long in the tooth with shiny new graphics. Tagged as: afroninja, blog, browser, escape, esklavos, free, game, maymay, pointandclick, puzzle, weekday-escape



February 02, 2016


Delicious: Emily's Hopes and Fears Walkthrough

from Casual Game Guides

Our Delicious Emily's Hopes & Fears Walkthrough will be a valuable resource to you as you set forth to help our favorite family, the O'Malleys, in their latest culinary adventure. Rely on our detailed instructions, custom screenshots, and helpful tips for all 90 levels to help find the magic flower that will cure baby Paige of her terrible illness. 
 



» Delicious: Emily's Hopes and Fears Walkthrough & Forum

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New Pretty Good Solitaire for Windows version 16 with 900 Games!

from A Shareware Life

A new version of Pretty Good Solitaire for Windows is now available!

Version 16.0 is available for download from http://www.goodsol.com/download.html.

Version 16.0 contains 20 new games, bringing the total number of games to 900.

-- The 20 new games are Acute Triangle, Chatham, Cloud Nine, Easy Street, Empire Spider, Feisty Fifteens, Fortress Moat, Guildford, King of Egypt, Klondike Deal 2, Knitting Pairs, Reveillion, Scorpion Row, Seven Saints, Shaula, Spidike Light, Squares and Pairs, Thirteen Out, Volga, and Yukon Twice.

-- There are two new larger card sizes, bringing the total number of card sizes to 7.  These new sizes are called Huge and Gargantua and will only be available in large screen resolutions, such as over 1600 pixels horizontally for the Huge size and over 2000 for the Gargantua size.  These card sizes are especially for large monitors or new high resolution Windows 10 devices.

-- The Favorites functionality has been changed so that you can unfavorite a game from the Game menu as well as favorite it.  In addition, when you move the game from one computer to another, the favorites will now move along with all of the other settings and data in the game's data folder.

-- There are several new larger font sizes on the main screen list of games to make showing the list of games better.  To change the main screen font size, go to the Options menu on the main screen or click on the club suit icon to cycle through all the card sizes.

-- Several screens have been made larger to look better in higher resolutions, such as the statistics screen and the game winning screen,

-- This is the first version actually developed in Windows 10, so there are a lot of small changes to make the game work better in Windows 10.  Of course, it still works in earlier versions of Windows going back to the old Windows XP.

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TO DOWNLOAD
You can download Pretty Good Solitaire version 16.0 from http://www.goodsol.com/download.html . Or, if you have a previous version installed, you can run the game, go to the Internet menu, and select "Download Latest Version".  Be sure to exit the game before you install.

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UPGRADES
Pretty Good Solitaire version 16.0 is a free update for those who originally ordered version 14 (ordered after February 9, 2013) or those who paid for an upgrade since that time. However, it is not a free upgrade for those who originally ordered version 13 or earlier.

If you registration code begins with "43", "46", "2g", "2d", or "2a", version 16 is a free update. Otherwise, it is not. If your registration code starts with "42"  or
"2r", version 15 was a free upgrade but version 16 is not.

Full details on upgrading are at http://www.goodsol.com/upgrade.html. Upgrades are still only US$11.95 and are vital to keep us going to make Pretty Good Solitaire better. Note that we always keep some older versions available at http://www.goodsol.com/downloadpre.html for those who prefer not to upgrade.

If you have lost your code and need to type it in again, you can request that your registration code be sent to you again from http://www.goodsol.com/regusers.html.

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TO ORDER
Pretty Good Solitaire version 16.0 is US$24.95 for immediate electronic delivery.  If you want an additional CD, there is an option to add $9.95 shipping for a CD. In addition to installing the basic game, the CD also installs all of the currently available extra card sets.

You can order online from http://www.goodsol.com/order.html using major credit cards, PayPal, or Amazon payments.

 




Castaway Paradise

from Jay Is Games

Platform: iOS, Android, Mac, Windows — Castaway Paradise Available free to play on iOS and Android, or for a flat fee on Steam, this adorable indie casual island sim gives you a place to kick back with as you help the town grow around you. Perform quests. Catch bugs. Build a museum. Plant crops and flowers. All this and more await you in a cheery little Animal Crossing-alike that's fun for all ages. Tagged as: adventure, android, download, game, indie, ios, ipad, iphone, ipodtouch, mac, microtransactions, mobile, rating-g, simulation, stolencouchgames, tablet, windows



February 01, 2016


Greenlight – Arizona Rose and the Pirates’ Riddles

from Anawiki

Arizona RoseWe’re trying to bring one of our most successful games, Arizona Rose and the Pirates’ Riddles, to a larger audience. Steam is a digital game distribution platform, providing convenient access to games to millions of users, and Greenlight is a way for game fans to decide which games get onto Steam. We need your help to make that happen, so if you’re a fan of our games and would like to see Arizona brought to a larger audience, your vote would be greatly appreciated.

You can vote YES here: Steam Greenlight – Arizona Rose and the Pirates’ Riddles

Arizona Rose: humble antique collector, or treasure-hunter extraordinaire? While shopping for exotic antiques, Arizona stumbles across some old maps, which turn out to hold the key to Blackbeard’s lost treasures! But the treasures’ locations are concealed by a clever code, and Arizona needs your help to crack it.




Wheely 7: Detective

from Jay Is Games

Platform: Flash — Wheely 7: Detective When the bank is robbed, Pegas Games' little red car Wheely is on the case! Figure out what to click on in each level and how to clear a safe way forward as he chases the criminals across town and tries to bring them to justice! Tagged as: browser, flash, free, game, pegasgames, playthis, pointandclick, puzzle, rating-g




Legends of Solitaire: Curse of the Dragons

from Jay Is Games

Platform: Mac, Windows — Legends of Solitaire: Curse of the Dragons Want to go on an epic quest but don't care for FPS, RPG and other strange abbreviations? Here's some fantasy-themed solitaire! Your land is in trouble, and you must find heroes from all four corners of the kingdom to defeat a horde of pillaging dragons, all through the magic of playing cards. Tagged as: affiliate, bigfishgames, card, casual, demo, download, fantasy, game, mac, puzzle, rating-g, solitaire, strategy, therevillsgames, windows




Interview with Scott Anderson of Sledgehammer Games

from GBGames

Scott “Impossible” Anderson is an engineer at Sledgehammer Games, having worked on Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare, and was recently interviewed at We Are Game Devs, a site that highlights the various unsung and underrepresented talent who help create some of the fastest growing interactive entertainment on the planet.

Aside from his day-to-day responsibilities and advice for people who want to learn how to be programmers, he talked about his time as an indie game developer.

He touched on being part of Chicago’s early indie game development scene before his time as co-founder of Enemy Airship, working with Steve Swink on Shadow Physics.

And did that bring back memories!

I remember going to the Chicago Indie Game Dev meetings and Chicago-chapter IGDA meetings starting back in 2005. Reading my blog posts from that time is kind of embarrassing, but I guess that means I have grown.

Back then, Anderson was part of the duo that was Maw!soft, and I remember him as one of the key fixtures in the scene. If there was a game developer event in town, he was likely to be there.

During those years, he always had advice to share, a lot of which I ignored at my own peril, such as his comments on my goal for trying to use the IGF submission deadline as my project’s deadline or that I should release early and often with quick prototypes to find the fun.

I always enjoyed our meet-ups because if there was a fun idea to discuss, it was probably his, such as what a casual FPS would look like.

I hadn’t been keeping track of what the members of the old indie scene have been doing, but every so often I’d see Anderson’s name pop up in industry news, usually with me thinking, “Oh, I didn’t know he was doing that now.”

And now it sounds like Anderson will be working for Funomena soon?

Good luck, Impossible!



January 31, 2016


Instantaneous Combustion Syndrome 2

from Jay Is Games

Platform: Flash — Instantaneous Combustion Syndrome 2 I.C.S or Instantaneous Combustion Syndrome is one heck of a syndrome. Stand in direct sunlight for too long and poof! Up you go in flames. With this kind of disease it would seem it would be best to stay inside with your favorite game system and spend your days in the dark. But our little hero doesn't have it so lucky in this fast-paced platformer. Tagged as: achievements, action, browser, flash, free, game, highdifficulty, knight52, miroko, platform, puzzle, rating-y, retro



January 30, 2016


Strange Magic Escape

from Jay Is Games

Platform: Flash — Strange Magic Escape Created by Eric Vaughan, this escape game lives up to its name, as you find yourself trapped in a small room. To get out, you'll need to look at things carefully and solve some clever puzzles. Just make sure you stick around for the end! Tagged as: browser, escape, evaughan, flash, free, game, pointandclick, puzzle, rating-g



January 29, 2016


Mystery Trackers: Paxton Creek Avenger

from Jay Is Games

Platform: Mac, Windows — Mystery Trackers: Paxton Creek Avenger When a madman with a vendetta against the Mystery Trackers attacks the opera house and absconds with the leader's daughter, saving her is only the beginning as you track him down in this easy but campy and fun hidden-object adventure from Elephant Games. Tagged as: adventure, affiliate, bigfishgames, casual, collectorsedition, demo, download, elephantgames, game, hiddenobject, mac, mysterytrackers, pointandclick, puzzle, rating-o, windows




Twofold Inc

from Jay Is Games

Platform: iOS, Android — Twofold Inc In this addictive puzzle game from the creator of rymdkapsel, match lines of unbroken coloured tiles to fulfill batches of requests without running out of lives. Sound simple? Well, it may be easy to pick up, but this clever and stylish game for Android and iOS will satisfy any fan of strategic puzzles. Tagged as: android, arcade, game, grapefrukt, ios, ipad, iphone, ipodtouch, math, mobile, puzzle, rating-g, simpleidea, tablet




New Pretty Good Solitaire Coming Soon!

from A Shareware Life




Girl's Room No. 17: Hair Clip

from Jay Is Games

Platform: Flash — Girl's Room No. 17: Hair Clip Funkyland is still helping us get ready to go out, and in this installment of the popular, frilly escape series, we'll have to solve some cute and clever puzzles to find a total of five hair clips hidden throughout the room before we can leave. Tagged as: browser, escape, flash, free, funkyland, game, playthis, pointandclick, puzzle, rating-g




Episode 411: We Are Experiencing Technical Difficulties

from Casual Gamer Chick

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This podcast is delayed due to unforeseen circumstances, but there’s plenty of banter between Jonah and Scott, and 30 minutes of the podcast were removed to be aired as an outtakes at some point. Oh, and there’s plenty of cursing and NSFW content in this particular podcast, so be warned.

The news includes:

  • Starbreeze announces it’ll build a VR arcade venue in Los Angeles
  • Mighty No. 9 unexpectedly delayed by Comcept
  • Nintendo NX set to be new face of Nintendo with busy 2016 planned
  • Five Nights at Freddy’s World pulled from Steam

Let us know what you think.

This podcast is delayed due to unforeseen circumstances, but there’s plenty of banter between Jonah and Scott, and 30 minutes of the podcast were removed to be aired as an outtakes at some point. Oh, and there’s plenty of cursing and NSFW content in this particular podcast, so be warned. The news includes: Starbreeze announces it’ll build a VR arcade venue in Los Angeles Mighty No. 9 unexpectedly delayed by Comcept Nintendo NX set to be new face of Nintendo with busy 2016 planned Five Nights at Freddy’s World pulled from Steam Let us know what you think.



January 28, 2016


The Splitting: Chapter 1

from Jay Is Games

Platform: Flash — The Splitting: Chapter 1 Waking up from a strange dream to find his reflection gone, the hero in this mysterious adventure tumbles through his mirror to find himself on the other side in a world that seems very like his own. Tagged as: adventure, browser, fireberrystudio, flash, free, game, mystery, puzzle, rating-g



January 27, 2016


Crashlands

from Jay Is Games

Platform: iOS, Android, Mac, Windows — Crashlands Flux and her companion JuiceBox are just on their way to deliver some packages when their ship gets destroyed by a giant floating purple space head. Now they're stranded on an alien world, and they'll need to build, bash, and craft their way is they want to get home... as well as deal with the villain himself. A bizarre and fantastically funny indie action adventure with crossplatform play for desktop or Android and iOS that's worth every penny. Tagged as: action, adventure, android, butterscotchshenanigans, crafting, crossplatform, download, game, indie, ipad, iphone, ipodtouch, mac, mobile, rating-y, rpg, scifi, tablet, windows




Weekday Escape N°112

from Jay Is Games

Weekday Escape N°112 Games featured this week: Give Me Everything; Afternoon Tea; Escape With the Fire Dragon — This week on Weekday Escape! Vitamin Hana locks you up with a creepy little companion who demands you satisfy her before you can leave. Primera may have trapped you, but there are some refreshments to be had. And Nagamochi Games locks you up with a dragon!... a very cute one that's under glass. Tagged as: blog, browser, escape, free, game, nagamochigames, pointandclick, primera, puzzle, vitaminhana, weekday-escape




The CountDown Begins

from A Shareware Life



January 26, 2016


Play Balcony Solitaire Online

from A Shareware Life




Utopix

from Jay Is Games

Platform: iOS, Android, Flash — Utopix Also available for Android and iOS, this puzzle game needs you to match the colours and tiles of the playing field to the grid on the left, but with limited moves and increasingly more elaborate stages, the 200 included levels (not to mention the included level editor to make, share, and play your own within the game) will take you time to topple. Tagged as: akkad, android, browser, crossplatform, facebook, flash, free, game, ios, ipad, iphone, ipodtouch, leveleditor, mobile, puzzle, rating-g, tablet




Miro Clue

from Jay Is Games

Platform: Flash — Miro Clue TomaTea takes an artsy approach to this very blue escape game, with a whole host of locked doors, puzzle pieces, and some seriously tricky clues. You'll need to pay close attention to your surroundings if you want to find a way out! Tagged as: browser, escape, flash, free, game, playthis, pointandclick, puzzle, rating-g, tomatea



January 25, 2016


Super Dangerous Dungeons

from Jay Is Games

Platform: iOS, Android, Flash — Super Dangerous Dungeons Our famous thief... er, um, treasure hunter is back to try again in this action-packed platformer! Super Dangerous Dungeons has some old, some new, and a much tighter control system that will have you rage quitting purely because of the difficulty and not any flighty controls. Also available for Android and iOS! Tagged as: action, adventureislands, android, browser, flash, free, game, highdifficulty, ios, ipad, iphone, ipodtouch, mobile, platform, rating-y, tablet




Puppy Stew

from Jay Is Games

Platform: Flash — Puppy Stew Discovering your neighbor is a witch is hard enough. Finding out she's planning on making puppy stew is enough to make the weakhearted faint. Thankfully this Witch also fills up on the tears of defeat of her neighbor Vila. With the promise of one puppy per win can you claim the title of champion of the Witch Games in this puzzle platformer? Tagged as: action, browser, flash, free, game, jleingang, minigames, pixelart, platform, puzzle, rating-g, sports




The Systems Design of Tharsis

from GBGames

Zach Gage of Choice Provisions was the System Designer of Tharsis, a turn-based space strategy game involving dice and cannibalism.

Dice? Many video games involve random number generators, and some games such as Roguelikes use random numbers inspired by dice used in Dungeons & Dragons.

But Tharsis doesn’t just use random numbers to dictate results. It allows the player to roll simulated dice, then make decisions based on the results.

In this YouTube video, Gage explains his thinking behind the design of the systems of Tharsis and how the roll of the dice results in tense situations for the player:

And if you’re not familiar with Tharsis, here’s a tutorial video that explains how it works, giving some context to the previous behind-the-scenes video:

Although the Indie MEGABOOTH Tharsis page mentions it is supposed to be available for GNU/Linux, the Steam forums indicate that there are no current plans for a port, which is too bad. B-(



January 24, 2016


Mica: Apoptosis

from Jay Is Games

Platform: Mac, Windows — Mica: Apoptosis Mica: Apoptosis is a free indie horror adventure told from three different points of view of our main heroes. Each one seems so vastly different from the other yet it seems their lives are fated to intertwine. But are these heroes we are watching be born or villains? Though only the first few chapters are available now, more are coming soon! Tagged as: adventure, download, free, game, horror, indie, mac, rating-o, rpgmaker, soyasushiproductions, windows




Forgotten Hill: Fall

from Jay Is Games

Platform: Flash — Forgotten Hill: Fall Why is it that whenever the protagonist's car breaks down in the middle of the night they go to the only house with no lights on? And then they just invite themselves inside as if they owned the place. Serves them right when the door snaps closed behind them. This point-and-click horror escape game has you in such a predicament, but even a rude person like yourself doesn't deserve what's awaiting you in this house. Tagged as: browser, escape, flash, fmstudios, free, game, horror, pointandclick, puzzle, rating-o



January 23, 2016


Imperil

from Jay Is Games

Platform: Flash — Imperil When the world relies on one hero to save them all from a terrible beast you had better hope he's got more to his arsenal than just jumping and swinging his weapon. Well, that's all this one has got, but in this action-packed puzzle platformer some helpful creatures show him some new powers that will help him bring hope and light back to his people. Tagged as: action, browser, eswahn, flash, free, game, hsahlin, platform, puzzle, rating-y, retro




Alice House 2 No.06: Humpty Dumpty

from Jay Is Games

Platform: Flash — Alice House 2 No.06: Humpty Dumpty Funkyland serves up another installment in this popular escape game series that blends just the right amount of whimsy and puzzles as you search for five items bearing the image of Humpty Dumpty to reveal a way out of this courtyard. Tagged as: browser, escape, flash, free, funkyland, game, playthis, pointandclick, puzzle, rating-g



January 22, 2016


Dungelot: Shattered Lands

from Jay Is Games

Platform: iOS — Dungelot: Shattered Lands The addictive roguelike strategy series returns to iOS, with a Steam release coming later this year! Delve into randomly generated dungeons and slay your way through, revealing danger or treasures tile by tile. With tons of enemy variety and satisfyingly strategic gameplay that's still accessible to newcomers, Shattered Lands is formidable. Tagged as: dungelot, game, ios, ipad, iphone, ipodtouch, mobile, puzzle, rating-y, redwintersoftware, roguelike, rpg, strategy, tablet, turnbased




Legendary Mahjong

from Jay Is Games

Platform: Windows — Legendary Mahjong Do you like mahjong? Do you want a lot of it? With nearly a thousand levels, multiple modes, and special tiles, this incarnation is hard to beat. Rebuild ancient temples to appease gods as you deal with sliding tiles, locked or hidden spaces, and more. Tagged as: affiliate, bigfishgames, board, casual, demo, download, game, mahjong, puzzle, rating-g, windows




Solitaire Legends Bundle – Save Up To 40%

from Anawiki

Solitaire Legends Bundle - Save Up To 40% on Avalon Legends Solitaire 1 & 2 and Seven Seas Solitaire The Best Solitaire games in one bundle – Save Up To 40% on Avalon Legends Solitaire 1 & 2 and Seven Seas Solitaire. Save Avalon as druid Mallard and rescue your beloved Elaine as the captain of the Falcon.

Read more about Avalon Legends Solitaire 1, Avalon Legends Solitaire 2 or Seven Seas Solitaire on our website (demo version available).

The bundle is available for Windows and OS X. It’s only $17.95 instead of $29.91.

Buy Solitaire Legends Bundle for Windows for $29.91 $17.95.
Buy Solitaire Legends Bundle for OS X for $29.91 $17.95.




Game Spotlight: Hidden Expedition: The Fountain of Youth

from Casual Game Guides

In Hidden Expedition: The Fountain of Youth, your fellow H.E.L.P. agents have disappeared and it's up to you to follow the clues in order to save them! Duped by a man named Dario Aturnin who uses the guise of restoring a Sigiriya temple in order to search for the legendary Fountain of Youth, you'll have no choice but to be swept up in this epic hidden object adventure. 
 

 



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Roads of Rome: New Generation Walkthrough

from Casual Game Guides

Our Roads of Rome: New Generation Walkthrough will help guide you through four episodes of fast paced gameplay as you begin a quest to help Marcus Victorious bring the Roman Empire back into its age of glory. You'll find in this detailed guide, solutions that will help you claim victory over the HARD levels as well as locations for all the secrets in the game. 
 



» Roads of Rome: New Generation Walkthrough & Forum

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The Ceramic Uncertainty

from Jay Is Games

Platform: Mac, Windows, Linux, Javascript — The Ceramic Uncertainty Of all the mysterious things that could suddenly appear in your apartment and be the cause of worry, a potted plant isn't that high up on the list. But that's because you've never seen a plant like this before in this Twine-based text adventure with multiple endings. Tagged as: adventure, browser, crazyknucklesproduction, download, free, game, ifiction, indie, javascript, linux, mac, paywhatyouwant, rating-y, twine, windows



January 21, 2016


Echoes of Aetheria

from Jay Is Games

Platform: Windows — Echoes of Aetheria Accused of terrorism and thrust into the middle of a conspiracy to ignite a war, knight Lucian teams up with streetsmart mechanic Ingrid and capable princess Soha to clear their names in this gorgeous, engaging indie RPG with challenging combat and likable characters. Tagged as: adventure, dancingdragongames, demo, download, fantasy, game, indie, rating-y, rpg, turnbased, windows




Invasion (Cat Manning)

from Jay Is Games

Platform: Javascript — Invasion (Cat Manning) In this short but unsettling bit of interactive fiction, one girl flees for her life after the end of the world, pursued by creatures who will devour her, flesh and bone, or take everything that makes her human. Tagged as: adventure, browser, cmanning, free, game, horror, interactivefiction, javascript, khall, lgbtq, narrative, rating-o, scifi, text



January 20, 2016


Isolated Subject

from Jay Is Games

Platform: Flash — Isolated Subject Divided into two worlds with their own set of rules, test subjects must find a way to pass the test and accomplished their shared goal. Isolated Subject, by Crneumre, is a platform puzzle game where you must figure out what is the special action in each of the worlds and then switch between the rules to succeed. Tagged as: browser, crneumre, flash, free, game, platform, puzzle, rating-g




Coming in 2016

from A Shareware Life

It's a new year 2016 (ok, it is nearly 3 weeks old now).

What are we going to be doing at Goodsol in 2016?

Mainly, Windows 10.

Windows 10 is out and it looks successful to me.  In the past month, of the visitors to Goodsol.com running Windows, 42% were already running Windows 10.  34% were running Windows 7, 15% were on Windows 8.1, 5% were on Windows XP, and 3% were running Windows Vista.  Almost no one is running Windows 8.0 anymore.  And then there were those 15 people running Windows 98 (congratulations, maybe it's time for new computer?).  It is pretty remarkable for a new version of Windows to be the most popular version after only 6 months.

The first big Goodsol event of 2016 will be version 16 of Pretty Good Solitaire for Windows, which is coming in just a couple of weeks.  Version 16 will have 20 new games for a total of 900 games.  That will actually be the largest number of new games in a single new version of Pretty Good Solitaire for Windows since 2007 (which, perhaps not coincidentally, is when the Mac version of Pretty Good Solitaire first came out).

But even though the new games alone make this the biggest new release in nearly a decade, there is much more.  There will be 2 new larger card sizes in version 16 for very large resolution screens.  These new card sizes for screens of resolutions of 1600x1200 or higher, which is true on many new monitors or Windows 10 devices.  In addition, many of the game screens, especially the game winning screen and the statistics screen, have been made larger.  The entire Favorites system was redone, so now you can delete a game from Favorites from inside the game as well as add it.  And there are many more little changes.

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Version 16.0 is the version of Pretty Good Solitaire developed in Windows 10, so many of the changes are designed to make the game look better or run better on Windows 10.  But for those 5% of you still on Windows XP, don't worry, the game will still work on Windows XP (and Vista, 8, 8.1, and of course the still very popular Windows 7).  We won't be giving up Windows XP compatibility soon, but given that there are no more security updates for it people should be moving to a newer system soon anyway.

But going forward it is clear that Windows 10 is the future and building out new versions of our games for Windows 10 will be our focus in 2016.  There will still be updates to the Mac and iPad versions (in fact one is in the works), but Windows 10 is our priority this year.

There have been a lot of talk about the privacy issues of Windows 10 and I've tweeted a lot of articles about them on my twitter account @goodsolitaire.  The fact is that you can turn off pretty much everything if you want to, here is a good guide on how to get started changing the privacy settings in Windows 10.

Look for the new version 16.0 of Pretty Good Solitaire for Windows in early February!

 




Avalon Legends Solitaire 2 for Android released on Google Play!

from Anawiki

Avalon Legends Solitaire 2 for Android on Google PlayI am pleased to announce that our most magical solitaire game is available for Android phones and tablets on Google Play. Avalon Legends Solitaire 2 can be downloaded for free (try before you buy) and the full story can be unlocked for one time fee.

The fate of Camelot is in your hands! The Druids of Avalon channel the forces of nature through their magic cards, using them to weave powerful spells of growth and healing. There are rules to their magic, however, and the cards must be placed in the correct order by a careful hand in order to function.

Harness the power of the cards as you travel across Avalon through 300 meticulously crafted levels of engaging solitaire to collect the resources you need to restore the kingdom to glory. Simultaneously relaxing and challenging, Avalon Solitaire 2 features 24 power-ups, over 30 buildings to rebuild and reap benefits from, plus wild cards, jokers, hazards and more, making it a must-play for solitaire fans!

The game is also available on Windows, Mac OS X and iOS.
Download Avalon Legends Solitaire 2 from Google Play.
Download Avalon Legends Solitaire 2 for Windows.
Download Avalon Legends Solitaire 2 for OS X.
Download Avalon Legends Solitaire 2 for iOS.




Weekday Escape N°111

from Jay Is Games

Weekday Escape N°111 Games featured this week: Five Worlds Escape; Free the Dogs 3; Koubou's Brush — This week on your Weekday Escape! Detarame Factory wants to bring a little colour into your life to help you break out. Vitamin Hana's pooches are locked up yet again. And Esklavos sends you high into the sky for a tripe through floating islands. Tagged as: blog, browser, detaramefactory, escape, esklavos, free, game, pointandclick, puzzle, vitaminhana, weekday-escape