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Weekly Indie Update (Week 52 of 2011)

I recently had a change of heart, when it comes to browser-based indie games. In the past, for some reason, I’ve had little interest in indie games running in a web browser. It simply felt odd to me, playing a game in my browser. Like it wasn’t… “logical”.

Yet I managed to find Soul Tax enjoyable – who’d have known being a ghost and scaring the crap out of people could be fun? The humor is also spot-on along with the nice retro graphics. The only thing that actually bugs me about it, is the somewhat floaty controls, but maybe that’s intentional?

Being a scary ghost is not the only way I’ve had fun with browser games, as BOXGAME also caught my eye recently. Quite an enjoyable 2D puzzler, with a gravitational twist.. eh.. it’s a bit difficult to describe, but since it’s free I recommend giving it a go!
The same developer also made SWIFT*SWITCH, which I have yet to try, though a demo is available.. so I’ll give it a whirl, once I “recover” from the holidays!

Ignite at DarkZero
Orcs Must Die! at Mana Pool
Space Pirates And Zombies at Indie Game Magazine
To The Moon at IndieGameReviewer
Treasure Adventure Game at Indie Game Magazine

Gaming Irresponsibly interviewed Jason Koohl fromZanrai Interactive