Hidden Folks [Steam store page]
A bit like Where's Waldo, but sometimes you have to click (or drag) on one or more items to reveal the person you're looking for. Each target has a hint though, which gives you an idea of the area or action you need to find it.

I was surprised at how expansive some of these drawings are - you can pan around, and often it helps to zoom in rather than staying at max distance, especially when looking for a small object. And with the complexity of these drawings it will probably take you at least a few hours to find all the targets.

A great combination of music, nice visuals, and a unique style of light strategy. Easy enough for casual players, with Bastion type difficulty settings.

The art is bright and fun, but the narrator really makes this game fantastic - narrating every move as you shoot and smash your way through the story.

Although the controls are really rough (it really should be point-and-click instead), it's still an intriguing story in an interesting environment.

Hotline Miami [Steam store page]
Prepare to enjoy smashing open heads with a bat, slitting throats, and shooting enemies at breakneck speed in a psychedelic environment.

Minesweeper on steroids - this is a great take on the genre, adding a lot more elements while still keeping a good deductive feel.

A truly great puzzle platformer! Fun yet relaxing, this game has good graphics and three different characters - each with unique abilities. You can switch characters at any time using number keys, using their abilities to progress through the level

This is a well polished and reasonably innovative machine building puzzle game. The interface is complex yet easy to use, and the game can be challenging. The graphics are clean and simple, but fitting. A well done indie.

Minecraft in 2D, but with good combat and bosses. You can make a large variety of weapons and potions, and there are sky islands, dungeons, and the underworld to explore. The 1.1 update adds tons of content and improves the game considerably.

This slick looking puzzle game is simple, but enjoyable. As the game progresses you unlock six special abilities and more complex puzzles to go with them. Aside from the simple 'normal' puzzles, there are also 'hard' and 'bonus' levels.

Frozen Synapse [Steam store page]
A challenging turn-based squad tactics game, though sometimes the previews are completely wrong. Sadly, game invites pop up even when you're marked unavailable or playing single-player. You must completely exit a level to adjust resolution or sound.

Revenge of the Titans [Steam store page]
A tower defence game that keeps you on your toes. There are tons of upgrades and not enough time to buy all of them - you definitely won't get through all the levels on the first try.

Beat Hazard [Steam store page]
An interesting mix of music and gaming - enemies generated by songs. Disappointing that they charge extra for multiplayer (DLC - BH Ultra).

Plants vs. Zombies GOTY Edition [Steam store page]
A fairly relaxing arcade game - while repetitive it can get tough on the endless levels, especially right before each of the endless achievements. Would be nice if the game remembered your choice of plants between levels

The controls on this underwater side-scroller are decent, though I wish there was a way to bind songs to a hotkey. A way to quick-save instead of save points within the game would be nice as well.

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