Great Short Games

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Created Sep 5, 2019 by Julien Kaspar
A list of my personal favourites of short games. These might have a their genius in their story, storytelling, gameplay-mechanics, art-style, soundtrack or a great mix between them.
These games generally don't take longer than 10 hours. Some that go above that are episodic games which divide the run time into a couple hours each.
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    Great and simple puzzle game that's not too long, but still hard as nails.But the thing that stood out is probably the best Undo system I've ever seen in a game. You instantly can undo, redo and rese…
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      The greatest aspects of this game are definitely the art style, animation and tone. I can't believe how much polish and care went into the artistic execution of this game.And it also feels butter smoo…
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        I saw this game being recommended as being greatly influenced by both Disco Elysium and ttrpg Blades in the Dark. And I must agree that it doesn't just share similar features and design decisions but …
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            This note is on Mini Metro as well as Mini Motorways and Slipways!I played all 3 shortly after one another and I find them similar enough that it's really interesting to compare them (and I have a lot…
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              The tone, style and gameplay is fantastic. Unfortunately the game trips over its own cleverness and changes its own rogue-like formula multiple times. It's a shame because everything from that point o…
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                This game in a way reminds me of Monument Valley. It's stunningly beautiful, mechanically both simple & impressive and the puzzles are mind-bending and yet have a comfortable flow to them. The gam…
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                  I do really get the praise that this game has received. It’s truly beautiful with another remarkable soundtrack by Austin Wintory and it plays so incredibly well that it just shouts “masterpiece”. B…
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                    I can really recommend this game but check out my note on Mini Metro for more on this game.
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