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Community Games Freeware games, because free is the best price tag

Guilty_AI

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The best things in life are free, so i want to see people sharing their own recommendations on free games that you can play right now, and why you think they're worth our time.

obs: Must be an officially 100% free title, meaning temporary giveaways or sharewares that never really became free don't count.

My recommendations:

Nitronic Rush:
An excellent stunt time-attack racing game that plays very similarly to trackmania, except it has a tron-ish artstyle and the car has wings. It has a fair amount of levels and if you dig into the concept, it should entertain you for a while. The team went on to develop Distance, a paid game that expands on the concept. Trailer (for Nitronic rush) here

Perspective:
A interesting platformer that requires you to use a first person 3D perspective (wink wink) to get a 2D character to the end of the level (you really have to see it to properly understand what that means)

Zineth:
An open world 3D game with an interesting concept that i like to call "3D sonic done correctly". You explore a map full of little secrets while traversing at high speeds, as well as playing with your phone once in a while. Trailer here

Ib:
An horror rpg maker game. Its set in an art museum, and it has a interesting story with cool levels and puzzles. It should be a fun game to play on a friday night.

Yahtzee Dev Diary collection:
If you follow Yahtzee reviews from the escapist magazine, you should know he decided to create 12 games in a year. The results were quite interesting and worth checking out for yourself. Plus, you can see videos where he talks about the whole creative process behind those ideas, which could be interesting for some people.

Katawa Shoujo:
A bit of a bizarre title. Its a japanese style romance visual novel revolving around people with health and physical problems. I picked this out of morbid curiosity, especially after i heard it was made by a group of 4chan users with no budget at all and surprisingly ended up quite liking the story and characters. I should mention that this does contains +18 scenes, althought they're far from the main focus of the game.
 
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Guilty_AI

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Updating the list:

Frostrunner:
A fairly simple but well executed game. Its a first person parkour platformer. Make your way to the end of the level using speed and reflex. Just take a look.

Dwarf Fortress
A rather famous entry that couldn't possibly be ignored in such a list. Hiding behind its very unfriendly interface is one of the most complex games you'll ever see. Build entire procedurally generated worlds from the ground up complete with its very own unique kingdoms, history, individuals, geography, all while allowing you to do pretty much whatever you want. From building your own settlement complete with all the systems that come with it or simply going out on an adventure RPG-style of your own. There are no limits here, except for what your CPU can handle.

Yumme Nikki
Another famous entry. It's a fairly old game from the early 2000's that gained its own cult following. Its essentially a rpg maker walking simulator where you control a girl through whats assumed to be her dreams. The game is known for its mysterious and eery nature and thats most likely the reason why it became so popular in the first place. There's even a list of fangames that took inspiration from its formula, such as .flow, Yumme 2kki and Agony.

Sven coop

A multiplayer game using golden source from Half Life. This isn't a free to play game, its 100% free and mainly community driven. Enter a random server just to be surprised by some complete nonsensical level. Its purpose is essentially to allow us to play coop with friends or strangers on Half Life mods made by fans. While this game is fairly old, it still has a small active community around it. If you're ever bored and interested in seeing some weird shit and complete chaos, by all means do try this out.