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hello guys, i got around $15 to spend on a game or two so what are some cool Indie games i can have fun with? I usually Play AAA blockbuster 3D games all the time and have very little experience in the Indie market so please recommend some fun Games!!

I realize these games get very little advertising and publicity so lets make this thread a Great way to give these games New Light also post a screenshot or two just to give an idea of what the game looks and plays like

Thanks in Advance OCN and all helpful posts will get +rep
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Trine, Torchlight
    
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Beat Hazard is the best music game there is. Basically just a version of Asteroids on LSD (the only game where you have to take the seizure warning seriously), but it's tons of fun.

Terraria is like a polished version of Minecraft with more to do. Tons of fun with friends.

Super Meat Boy is a really hard platformer, but incredibly fun and rewarding when you finish levels.

Defense Grid The Awakening is a really fun tower defense game that's kind of complicated but the learning curve isn't too huge.

Eufloria and Osmos are both hard to explain, but basically they'r really chill games that sometimes rely on waiting and moving slowly. Lots of fun though.
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Beat Hazard is the best music game there is. Basically just a version of Asteroids on LSD (the only game where you have to take the seizure warning seriously), but it's tons of fun.

Terraria is like a polished version of Minecraft with more to do. Tons of fun with friends.

Super Meat Boy is a really hard platformer, but incredibly fun and rewarding when you finish levels.

Defense Grid The Awakening is a really fun tower defense game that's kind of complicated but the learning curve isn't too huge.

Eufloria and Osmos are both hard to explain, but basically they'r really chill games that sometimes rely on waiting and moving slowly. Lots of fun though.
Bought Beat Hazzard. Thanks! Any more suggestions?
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Mount&Blade Warband.
Medieval sandbox hack'n'slash roleplaying, tactics and strategy at their finest. Can't post screenshots now, but you should find some easily enough. The game is awesome To my knowledge, it's the only game to date that got mounted combat (yes, on a horse!) right
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Mount&Blade Warband.
Medieval sandbox hack'n'slash roleplaying, tactics and strategy at their finest. Can't post screenshots now, but you should find some easily enough. The game is awesome To my knowledge, it's the only game to date that got mounted combat (yes, on a horse!) right
sounds good i'll keep an eye on it
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Trine.
It's actually a really fun puzzle style game, using 3 different characters with different abilities to complete each map.


Lead and Gold: Gangs of the wild west
Surprisingly, I find this game super fun, 3rd person shooter, pretty good graphics, 4 different class's, and a few different game modes to play.

Edited by LuminatX - 7/19/11 at 1:03am
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Beat Hazard is the best music game there is. Basically just a version of Asteroids on LSD (the only game where you have to take the seizure warning seriously), but it's tons of fun.
JESUS CHRIST MY EYES!!! AAAAAAAAHHHHHHGHHHHHHHHHHHHHH


Game is very fun though but Christ my EYES DUDE!!!!
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JESUS CHRIST MY EYES!!! AAAAAAAAHHHHHHGHHHHHHHHHHHHHH
Game is very fun though but Christ my EYES DUDE!!!!
Don't forget to crank up the effects to 200%!
     
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Nimbus is a really cool puzzler, you have a ship with no means of propulsion but which can turn, and you've got to use stuff in the map to get around
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