Best Indie game you ever played?

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#1 Posted by almoalgam (107 posts) -

so...i was getting into indie games with games like the legend of grimrock and torchlight 2

i wanted to know what the best indie game you played was?

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#2 Posted by alim298 (2747 posts) -

Braid

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#3 Posted by wiouds (6233 posts) -

I have not played that many Indie game. I find that they are not innovative or refined.

Legend of Grimrock was one of the few I played. Even then I found the combat weak and the game play is limited.

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#4 Posted by Archangel3371 (22727 posts) -
Torchlight. I'm really hoping they port Torchlight 2 to the 360. Minecraft is a very close 2nd.
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#5 Posted by alim298 (2747 posts) -

I have not played that many Indie game. I find that they are not innovative or refined.

Legend of Grimrock was one of the few I played. Even then I found the combat weak and the game play is limited.

wiouds

Not innovative!? Indie games are considered the most innovative games.

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#6 Posted by wiouds (6233 posts) -

[QUOTE="wiouds"]

I have not played that many Indie game. I find that they are not innovative or refined.

Legend of Grimrock was one of the few I played. Even then I found the combat weak and the game play is limited.

alim298

Not innovative!? Indie games are considered the most innovative games.

I have yet to see one thing in any indie game I look that made me say that is innovative.

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#7 Posted by alim298 (2747 posts) -

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[QUOTE="wiouds"]

I have not played that many Indie game. I find that they are not innovative or refined.

Legend of Grimrock was one of the few I played. Even then I found the combat weak and the game play is limited.

wiouds

Not innovative!? Indie games are considered the most innovative games.

I have yet to see one thing in any indie game I look that made me say that is innovative.

I meant no offence friend. It's just so much innovation in Braid where you have to use time to clear the levels.

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#8 Posted by speedfreak48t5p (12561 posts) -

Super Meat Boy.

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#9 Posted by Sweetbackhair (2910 posts) -
If Bastion counts then that's mine
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#10 Posted by Justforvisit (2660 posts) -

Torchlight II so far, but Trine 1 & 2 are starting to look really appealing to me as well.

Edit: Especially with it now being in the Steam sale, Trine 1, 2 and the 2 DLC for just a bit about 7 bucks :o

Anyone, worth it?

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#11 Posted by Yoshi9000 (479 posts) -

ilomilo, limbo, and spelunky

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#12 Posted by turtlethetaffer (18545 posts) -

Haven't really played through any game that would be considered "indie." Form what I've seen there are very few Indie games that are truly "innovative." Not to say big name devs are any better, I'm just saying that people tend to overvalue Indie games. Not saying any of them are bad though.

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#13 Posted by LoG-Sacrament (20397 posts) -

very few independent games are actually independently published, but a couple of my favorite games that get lumped into that category are limbo and everyday shooter.

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#14 Posted by famicommander (8524 posts) -
VVVVVV, followed by Super Meat Boy. SuperTuxKart is also really good (especially after the last three major updates in the last two years), but that is really more of a free and open source collaboration.
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#15 Posted by c_rakestraw (14870 posts) -

I meant no offence friend. It's just so much innovation in Braid where you have to use time to clear the levels.alim298

I wouldn't say its innovative. Clever, sure -- very, in fact -- but new? Nah. Games have messed with time manipulation plenty of times before.

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#16 Posted by Tokeism (2365 posts) -
Binding of Isaac, closely followed by Minecraft, Terraria, Braid, World of Goo, Limbo, Magicka, Dungeons of Dredmor, Dungeon Defenders
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#17 Posted by Legolas_Katarn (15556 posts) -
Bastion is probably the best I've played. FTL, Legend of Grimrock, Trine, and Lone Survivor are also really good.
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#18 Posted by IAmNot_fun (3336 posts) -
Hotline Miami, Torchlight 2, Dustforce, Bastion
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#19 Posted by wiouds (6233 posts) -

[QUOTE="alim298"]I meant no offence friend. It's just so much innovation in Braid where you have to use time to clear the levels.c_rake

I wouldn't say its innovative. Clever, sure -- very, in fact -- but new? Nah. Games have messed with time manipulation plenty of times before.

What about Timeshift? If is a FPS that you had to use slowing time and revering time to get through some parts.

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#20 Posted by PetJel (3725 posts) -
Minecraft and Hotline Miami. Besides those I would recommend Torchlight series, Project Zomboid and Xenonauts.