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A big fan of platformers, puzzle games, point-and-click adventures and niche indie games.

I run the Hidden Linux Gems group on Steam, where we highlight good indie games for Linux that we feel deserve more attention.

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Some thoughts on stick figure comedy RPG West of Loathing

By flesk,
From the creators of the browser-based comedy MMORPG Kingdom of Loathing, commonly known as KoL, comes West of Loathing: A western-themed comedy RPG, packed with quests and the same zany humor you know and love from KoL.

Puzzle adventure Candle has been released on GOG and Steam

By flesk,
The hand-painted puzzle adventure game by Teku Studios was crowdfunded on Kickstarter three years ago, and was recently released for Linux and other PC platforms on GOG and Steam.

Crowdfunding roundup with internet sim Hypnospace Outlaw, 3D point & click Woven and more

By flesk,
In spite of the radio silence of late, there have been several interesting crowdfunding campaigns for Linux lately, including Dropsy creator Jay Tholen's Hypnospace Outlaw and the vibrant 3D point-and-click Woven.

Hands-on with action puzzler BFF or Die, point & click COLUMNAE, and other crowdfunding campaigns

By flesk,
Some thoughts on the BFF or Die demo on itch, an early Linux build of COLUMNAE and a list of other games currently being crowdfunded.

Physics-based 3D puzzler Human: Fall Flat released on Steam for Linux

By flesk,
Human: Fall Flat is an open-ended physics player with an optional local co-op mode, available now on Steam for Linux.

Stealth-action hybrid DEADBOLT is now available for Linux on Steam

By flesk,
Stealth-action hybrid DEADBOLT from Risk of Rain developer Hopoo Games is now available for Linux on Steam.

Action adventure Buck is back on Kickstarter with Linux demo, plus crowdfunding round-up

By flesk,
2D action adventure Buck is on Kickstarter with a Linux demo, and so is dungeon crawler Wizard of Legend and fantasy LGBT VN Eldet. Plus more campaigns than you can shake a stick at.

Platformer On Rusty Trails released on Steam for Linux, some thoughts

By flesk,
On Rusty Trails is the new game from the developers of Tiny & Big: Grandpa's Leftovers and About Love, Hate & the other ones, Black Pants Game Studio.

Daedalic's Edna & Harvey: Harvey's New Eyes now available for Linux

By flesk,
According to a recent update on Steam, the sequel to Daedalic Entertainment's award-winning debut game is now available for Linux.

Point-and-click adventure game Demetrios released DRM-free and on Steam

By flesk,
Demetrios - The BIG cynical adventure is the remake of an unreleased adventure game, funded on Kickstarter last year, and is now available DRM free and on Steam.

First chapter of Bolt Riley, A Reggae Adventure released DRM free and on Steam

By flesk,
Chapter 1 of developer Adventure Mob's point-and-click adventure has been released on, Humble Store and Steam.

Story-driven cyberpunk platformer Until I Have You released on Steam

By flesk,
Until I Have You is a fast-paced action platformer, where you play as an ex-assassin who is forced out of retirement to save his wife.

A review of point-and-click adventure Nelly Cootalot: The Fowl Fleet, now on Steam

By flesk,
Nelly Cootalot: The Fowl Fleet is comedian Alasdair Beckett-King's follow-up to the popular 2007 adventure, Spoonbeaks Ahoy!, and has been developed in cooperation with developer and publisher Application Systems Heidelberg.

Release window and publisher announced for hardcore puzzle platformer The Land of Eyas

By flesk,
According to a new press release, The Land of Eyas will be published by Rising Star Games and will be available this summer.

Point-and-click adventure Kelvin and the Infamous Machine released in Early Access

By flesk,
The game is available DRM free via Humble Bundle and on Steam, and is already playable from start to finish, but is being kept in Early Access while full English voiceovers and text translations are being added.

Thoughts on first-person exploration game ESSENCE prototype, Linux crowdfunding roundup

By flesk,
ESSENCE is a surreal first-person exploration adventure which had me mesmerized when I first saw it on Kickstarter last year. It's back on the crowdfunding platform with a prototype, and there are also a few other campaigns there worth a look.

First act of noir point-and-click adventure The Slaughter reviewed for Linux

By flesk,
A look at the first act of the crowdfunded point-and-click adventure game; now available on the Humble Store and Steam.

LittleBigPlanet developers seeking funding for co-op action adventure, Linux confirmed

By flesk,
Two former key developers of PlayStation hits like Tearaway, LittleBigPlanet and Ratchet & Clank: Tools of Destruction have teamed up to develop a co-op action adventure inspired by Earthbound and Secret of Mana, and are seeking funding on Kickstarter.

Review of casual puzzle adventure Panmorphia, available DRM free on

By flesk,
Panmorphia made its Linux debut this weekend and is a game that draws my mind to the Myst and Dream Chronicles series of games.

Review of point-and-click adventure The King's Challenge, available DRM free and on Steam

By flesk,
Order of the Thorne: The King's Challenge is the latest game from Quest for Infamy developer Infamous Quests, and is the first game of a planned anthology series, now available on GOG,, Humble Store and Steam.
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