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random free games i enjoyed from my childhood
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random free games i enjoyed from my childhood

When I used to have my pentium II computer and dial-up, I played a lot of text-based games and weird, bullshit indie games. These games definitely gave me some enjoyment though, just a few:

Many of the games from http://www.spiderwebsoftware.com. I mostly enjoyed the Exile series, a lot of games are copyfags of each other, and use the same sound effects and what-not. Also the actual screen that you play the game on is like 500x500 or something, it's really small. And it uses programmer-graphics. It wasn't until like Geneforge that spiderweb did something original and started making something that looked semi-polished. It's shareware, I used to just get a crack to unlock the games, but much later on when I got a job, I went ahead and bought the Exile games just to support the company.

The new Geneforge games are pretty decent if you're looking to kill some time. I would recommend it.

Dink Motherfucking Smallwood

http://www.rtsoft.com/pages/dink.php

It's a silly little adventure/rpg game, it has a few secrets/easter eggs. You'll get about 15 hours of gameplay from it.

Well of Souls

http://www.synthetic-reality.com/wosHome.htm

It's an RPG, meant to be played online with others, although it has an offline option. I can't even believe this shit still exists and is active.

It's hard to describe how it works. You wander around the map killing shit and you level up. Although the game is pretty unique in how ugly it looks. I used to have a fun time being 12 years old talking to random people and making a dumbass out of myself. Good times nigga.

http://www.phantasia4.org

It's text-based, very heavily RNG. It's rough. When you die, your character is deleted (unless you become king between level 1000-2000 and you get 1 life I think, or you get to level 3000 where you get a few lives, and a couple other random, uncommon situations). The philosophy behind the game design is, anything that helps you, may possibly hurt you in some way.

I played this shit like 10 years ago and it was torture, because I sucked at it. I have logged on here and there throughout the years (I can't believe it still exists), and I've gotten better, I've gotten to level 3000 a few times which only takes a few days if you're good.

Whatever, these games are horseshit, don't even play them.

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03-01-2012 10:35 AM
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RE: random free games i enjoyed from my childhood

This is now freeware games thread:

Knytt Stories:
http://nifflas.ni2.se/?page=Knytt+Stories One of the top games at TIGsource.

Noitu Love:
http://www.konjak.org/index.php?folder=4&file=7

Duel Toys 2:
http://dueltoys.blogspot.com/2010/03/download.html

The New Satan Sam
http://satansam.co.uk/blog/?page_id=11

Bombing Room
http://hempuli.com/BR/

Floating islands Game
http://www.hempuli.com/FIG/
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RE: random free games i enjoyed from my childhood

Tyrian 2000:

If you love Shoot-em-ups, this is one of the greatest. I used to play all the time as a kid. Has tons of varied weapons, equipment, and secret levels + other little extras. I still play it every now and then.

http://members.iinet.net.au/~vannevar/ty...loads.html

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RE: random free games i enjoyed from my childhood

well I enjoyed touching genitals with the neighbor . on a serious note though I would have to say Adventure quest, that shit was fucking hectic bro!
04-11-2012 10:16 PM
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