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General! / Why so many fangames? Why not more diversity of mechanics?
« on: October 19, 2014, 09:39:13 am »
I am all for difficult platform games being made by amateurs.  However, I question the phenomenon of so many games using the basic template of IWBTG.  Especially because I find his basic movement and jumping kind of bland and not so fun (just as the Megaman character was never so fun to control). 

Why not more games that have the difficult momentum/inertia effects of Super Mario Bros 1, or the high speed and jumping abilities of Meat Boy, or etc.?

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General Discussion! / Hard-ass platform games on Mac?
« on: October 09, 2014, 07:17:09 pm »
Hello friends,   I seek hard-ass 2D platformers along the lines of:

Super Meat Boy
VVVVVV
Jumper
Electronic Super Joy

on Mac OSX.  I am especially interested in finding quality freeware or fan-games that I might have missed in other discussions.

I seek Mac native games or quality ports.  I am playing Jumper via Wine and it is sadly slowed down. No good :(  (Maybe you can point to a copy that runs better?)

My favorite games are super-tough but fair---I'm less a fan of hidden traps and joke deaths a la IWBTG.  But I will accept those too :)     Many thanks!



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