Platformers for pc??

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May 11, 2010

Platformers for pc?? by blainy at 9:34 AM (1,217 Views / 0 Likes) 11 replies

  1. blainy
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    ok, so im looking for decent platformers on the pc. nothign that uses the mouse, and preferably side scrollers please..oh, and no emulation, im onto that already..
     
  2. Hadrian

    Former Staff Hadrian Better than Craigslist

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    Jazz Jackrabbit.
    Commander Keen series.
    Jill of the Jungle series.
    Braid
    Fury of the Furries
    Cave Story
    La Mulana
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    Max & the Magic Marker
    Montezuma's Return

    There are lots more but I'll just be repeating the best of Amiga as well. Only a couple are remotely new.
     
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    Trine
    Braid
     
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    i was hoping for stuff that was recent, as i could only find lists of old school stuff i played when i was young..
     
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    Aquaria and Gish for whatever price you want to pay.

    http://www.wolfire.com/humble

    Also a few other games. I assume Gish is a platformer anyway, my shitputer won't run it [​IMG]
     
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    Max and the Magic Marker!

    Looks good so I might try it out

    Draw anything and it comes to life in the game
     
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    Cave Story
    Nuff said
     
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    thanks for the recs guys, i will be sure to check them out..
     
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    Some recommendations (most of'em are free and/or homebrew):
    Akuji the Demon
    Lyle in Cube Sector
    Within a Deep Forest
    A Game With A Kitty
    A Game With A Kitty 2 - Darkside Adventures
    Alex the Allegator 4
    Obake
    And Yet It Moves
    La-Mulana
    Mop of Destiny
    Knytt Stories
    Seiklus
    AnUntitledStory
    Bonesaw
    I Wanna Be The Guy (Only if you are mosochist >-p)
    Rockman 7-FC (Rockman 7 "demaked" to 8 bits)

    I could keep on listing forever, but there are already some excelent recommendations from the other fellow tempers...
     
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    Such a long time since I last played that gem.
     
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    Maplestory!!! I am used to play that one!
     
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    Maplestory and Dragonica. Both are MMORPGs. [​IMG]
     

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