I know I was really impressed with the quality of entries this time around, and I wanted to share a few of the less publicized ones with you all.
Crime Scene – by Saulotti
The premise is very simple here. There’s a killer on the loose in the crowd of people, and your job is to select the villain out of the crowd. Of course, if you fail and you accuse the wrong person, then you yourself are the villain for ruining an innocent life and letting the killer get away.
Sisyphus – by Wan & Manu
Yes, there are some bugs in this one. That said, I very much enjoyed the premise of this at-first simple-seeming game. You are a temple raider in the vein of Indiana Jones, looking for hidden treasure. When you find it though, you are cursed! At that point, you now control the spirit of the temple, and your job is to lay traps for your former self that will kill you on your way to the jewel. Once you succeed, you are back to playing your old self, and this time you have to avoid the traps you just laid. Repeat this for 4 – 6 cycles. It becomes an exercise in making sure that the little explorer doesn’t ace the level so hard that he can’t be trapped, and not making the temple so deadly that you yourself can’t win the next time you take over as the explorer.
Kroc Le Vilain – by DrGeraud
You are the dark lord of evil. You are the ultimate final boss, who no hero has ever managed to face… in fact your minions are so powerful that no hero has even managed to find you. It’s kind of boring being the ultimate evil, sometimes… so in this game, you must distract your minions by shouting at them, so that the hero can have a chance to dispatch them on his way to your throne room. Truly, the hero is incapable of standing up to even the weakest of your minions on his own, so he needs all the help he can get!