TIS-100 is a difficult indie puzzle game from Zachtronics made with computer programmers in mind. The player will enter instructions in a low-level assembly language to produce programs that move numbers between registers in order to transform inputs into outputs, all in a retro ASCII atmosphere.
Light up the night! Help the shimmering nightflies spread their brilliance by leading them to the multicolored lanterns in each stage. Nightflies can only fly straight down, so make sure their path is clear by calling in their ladybug friends to haul out any obstructions. By putting their buggy brains together, they'll make this night the brightest yet!
The Grim Reaper is a little lonely, and he's got a plan to literally MAKE friends by flooding the world and ferrying some cuddly animal souls right into his arms. In this ghoulish and clever indie puzzle game, also for iOS, guide sheep, wolves, and other critters onto rafts and out of harm's way... SOMEtimes.
What do you do if you're a frog who can't jump? Well, in this simple but satisfying retro puzzle platformer from Pixelulsar, you need to fall, climb, push, and unlock to make your way to the exit in each of the game's dozen levels.
Once again, seventy tiny monkey ninjas have gone missing, and it's up to you to track them down in this snowy landscape of a point-and-click puzzle adventure brought to you by monkey afficionados PencilKids!
Gibton brings all their blocks to the yard, and they're like, "our match-3 puzzles are super cute and pleasant and thus as good as yours," because they're not rude and combative. Match rows of blocks to clear the screen in as few moves as possible in this follow-up to the original!
On vacation in sunny Morocco, all Joeseph wants to do is visit the Marrakesh(ch?) Club, where he's assured he'll have the most fun of his trip. Too bad he has to figure out how to make the perfect cup of tea first in this short and silly point-and-click adventure from Carmel Games!
A crash awakes you in the dead of night, and when you go to investigate, you quickly discover something is very, very wrong, and you might not be alone in this short first unsettling installment for a new point-and-click adventure series from Alice is Dead co-creator Hyptosis.
Want more destruction? Ask and ye shall receive, as WarSpark serves up another whopping 32 levels of physics puzzle destruction by tasking you to bring down themed castles from the past 2500 years!
This is not a game. You won't find yourself playing a cleverly done point and click puzzler that will leave you chuckling and wishing more games were as innovated as this game. But it's not, because There Is No Game. (Especially not one made for the Deception Jam by Kamizoto!)
Short and bittersweet, this escape game from no1game has you racing to stop a wedding... but will you pull it off? Hunt around to find your ten little green men and find out, but the outcome might not be what you were expecting!
Rusty Lake returns with another of their popular unsettling and surreal escape games, also free for iOS and Android. You find yourself in a box, surrounded by a strange mish-mash of items, and to get out, you'll need to solve a variety of puzzles that will force you to think outside the box.
The story line to AlPixel's free indie adventure game seems rather simple. You go out for a late night walk to help you sleep only to find yourself being sucked into an alien world. You need to solve puzzles to start the machine that pulled you out of your world. But as long as you're there you might as well explore a new culture, and learn a new language if you're up for the challenge.
Though on the short side, this puzzle platformer about a pair of heroes who need to work together to navigate areas and find treasure is cute and clever, if not exactly filled with variety, but be warned... it doesn't save your progress!
When a car overturns one rainy night after being accosted by a terrifying apparition, a young girl finds herself stranded in the middle of nowhere, and to find her way home she'll need to deal with hostile spirits and confounding puzzles in this action adventure also available for iOS and Android.
Clean up, and that's an order! In this cute (but messy) escape game from Detarame Factory, you're not going anywhere until this room stops looking like a war zone! Put things away, throw other things out, and, of course, solve puzzles until everything is spotless!
This newly opened local aquarium promises that there's a treasure waiting for anyone who can find all ten "green pieces" hidden throughout! Sounds like a job for an escape fan, wouldn't you say?
Short but oh so sweet, this little escape game by Inush has you working together with a pup simultaneously to solve puzzles in order to get outside! It's cute enough to give you cavities, AND it's got two endings!
After a long day of slaving away in the mines, these gnomes just want to get back to their little homey cottages to rest their tired little bodies. This wouldn't be so bad if it wasn't for the vile witch who twisted and falsified some of the paths. Help them find their way back home and keep the witch from having her way in this puzzle game also free for Android!
Though a little rocky with some pixel hunting, Vitamin Hana serves up a short but sneaky escape game where all you have are four walls, a little furniture, and some cryptic codes to crack if you ever want to find a way out.
Korski has one last trip to deliver the goods from his labor camp before he is free. But when his ship crashes Korski must venture back to his camp to try and find some help. Mystery abounds in this free indie point-and-click adventure
It's the Year of the Frog, free for iOS and Android by Nitrome, which means cute green amphibians are on the menu. But not this frog! He's more ninja than the ninjas in this exciting puzzle game. Kick your way past hundreds of ninjas with a swipe of your finger as you take revenge on your captors.
You're an AI trapped within a computerized obstacle course constructed by a malevolent programmer. This developer's meanest trick? You can only double jump within glowing spheres of light! Make it through the dangerous obstacle courses by moving from light ball to light ball, carefully spending your jumps and dodging all kinds of spikes!
A bullet train ride to a new temple strands you with a bunch of tourists and shops. Can you find the ten little green men you need to in order to escape from this snack-sized game by no1game?
Pine Studios serves up a short and only slightly spooky escape, where you find yourself trapped with skeletons, an angry alligator, cryptic clues, and puzzles. Also free for iOS and Android!
Short and creepy, this text-based puzzle game has you as a detective trying to crack a series of word puzzle codes in order to catch a killer who seems more content to toy with you than anything else.
Bart Bonte returns with another sweet installment of his popular, swanky physics puzzle series that's all about directing the flow of sugar to where you need it to go. With teleporters, gravity switches, colour gates and more, it's a lot trickier than it sounds, but still somehow perfect for relaxing with, give or take an exploding cup or two.
Also free for iOS and Android, in this latest dark and surreal escape game from Cube Escape: Seasons developers Rusty Lake, you find yourself in a small and lonely apartment full of unfinished paintings and some unexpected secrets...
Looking for a cute crustacean or three to brighten your day? This escape game from Sanpoman might be on the short side, but some satisfying puzzles make it a welcome treat no matter what sort of crab speaks to you.
From the creators of Regency Solitaire, this addictive casual match-3 indie game proves there's still life in the genre yet, as you match tiles across 100 "spoopy" levels filled with upgrades to earn, power ups to unlock, and more!
There's mystery afoot in this silly point-and-click adventure from Carmel Games! Most people insist they're innocent when thrown in jail, but when a man is murdered, Sherlock Holmes sets out to uncover the truth!
How far would you go for a friend? Would you brave fire? Moving platforms? Fans? Giant beasts? Would you rewind time itself? This simple yet intriguing little puzzle platformer will have you raiding dangerous caves for an artifact, then trying to keep up with YOURSELF on the way back out!
You meant to meet your boyfriend at the radio station, but somehow you've gotten yourself lost and somehow locked yourself in this studio... It's Aries Escape: Episode No. 16! A charming experience for both new and experienced genre fans, it'll definitely make you want to stay tuned to further works from the author.
- • Girls Room No.09: Eyelash Curler
- • Find the Escape-Men 153: Sushi Go Round
- • Free the Dogs
FunkyLand, No1Game, and Vitamin Hana come at you with whimsy, sushi and smiles for this week's exciting episode of Weekday Escape, where you can lavishly feast on another free escape game bundle and share in the fun.
Once again your mini monkeys have gotten themselves lost... only this time there's a whopping seventy of them to track down in this latest cute point-and-click game from Pencil Kids, and they're all dressed like ninjas!
It's the day you've been waiting for!... except you can't find the ticket to go to the concert, and your cat is decidedly not helping! You'll need to solve puzzles to find it in this cute escape from CHOKO-CHAI, or you're not going anywhere!
In this second half of the popular creepy indie point-and-click adventure series, Selina finds herself in a nightmare as she tries to work through what happened to her in the previous game. Can she overcome her fear and anger so she can release herself from this terrible dream?
Neutral brings out the big guns by delivering an escape game that's meatier and more complex than anything they've put out in recent years. With puzzles, clues, and items galore, it's a satisfyingly challenge experience that's a lot bigger than you might think...
It's time to prove your Tetris prowess. In this block placing puzzle game with three different modes, fit shapes together on the grid. When you fill a line or column, it disappears. How long can you survive before you run out of room?
- • Find the Escape-Men Part 152: Pet Shop
- • Fruit Kitchens No.21: Chocolate Vine Violet
- • Azil's Garden
Welcome back, dear reader, to another enthralling and witty installment of Weekday Escape. When we last left off, we were playing some escape games and, well, since that went over rather nicely, it seemed a good idea to do the same thing again this week. Just for a little extra variety, though, here are three new games from No1Game, FunkyLand and Primera. Have fun, stay safe, and be kind to animals.
You're a miner in a box, platforming your way across each flat surface in pursuit of tiny treasure. Use the arrow keys to move and press A to push at the edge of your box, tilting the whole 3D structure over and rearranging the level! An addictive new puzzle platforming experience.
What do you do when you're a lazy ninja, there are bad guys who need pummeling, and your only ability is to shift back and forth between a square and a circle? Why, you use dynamite, plungers, and more to get you where you need to be in this silly physics puzzle game!
You're trapped in a room, as usual, but with Yonashi on the case, this escape game delivers some delightfully silly surprises thanks to its goofy theme despite some potentially unintuitive design here and there.
This point-and-click adventure has you playing as a dour-faced special agent tasked with extracting an undesirable from the local slums. It's up to you to explore this richly detailed dystopian world, one mouse-based interaction at a time.
- • Lights Up
- • Escape from the Similar Rooms 21
- • Room 6: Winnie Thick
Another episode of your favorite place to unwind and escape from all your midweek, or weekend (hey, we won't judge how you use your time), boredom means three more hand-selected escape games for you to enjoy. Enjoy some light refreshment from Vitamin Hana before moving on to a starkly white series of rooms from Hottategoya. Then, when you're ready for something a little more traditional with a bit of a Tesshi-e vibe, play Ichima Cafe's newest.
When a mansions shows up out of nowhere on Anne's front lawn one night, she can't help but investigate... and then finds herself trapped inside thanks to a curse! With 144 levels of puzzles to solve around the game's core sliding room mechanic and other tricks to master along the way, this is a lovely, whimsical, spooky-sweet indie adventure that's a welcome comfort to just about anyone.
Luke's been duped! Unless he can figure out a way out of it, he's getting married tomorrow to a murderous gold-digger and her crackpot kid in this kooky musical point-and-click adventure from Carmel Games.
When your sister, Bubble, falls ill it is up to you to go seek out the only cure that is lost in a deep mine. With your trusty slingshot and mysterious glowing spectrite stones you'll have to venture into the depths to find the cure in this puzzle platformer originally made for StencylJam2015.
When the Languinis anger their god, they pay the price by getting locked up. In this unique blend of word game and match-3 puzzle free for iOS and Android, it's up to you to rescue them by clearing the objectives on each level. Swipe to match tiles to make letters, then find words in order to move on and save the Languinis.
Your former magic students Lucia and Roberto were to be married tomorrow, until Roberto went missing and Lucia was accused of murder. She's going to be executed at midnight, and if that weren't stressful enough, the Fates themselves tell you only you can help recover an unimaginably powerful magical artifact stolen from them in this stunning hidden-object adventure.
A peaceful night around the campfire is disturbed by a pair of vicious dinosaurs, and when her friend runs off, it's up to one cavewoman to rescue him in this short but gorgeous point-and-click adventure made in two weeks.
It's time to renew your driver's license, but when you arrive at the office, you're locked in! Fill out the paperwork and then find a way to escape in this quirky game from no1game... and find the ten little green men too, of course!
In this cute point-and-click puzzle game from MayMay, you need to fix your roof... too bad getting up there is going to require a whole lot of code breaking and puzzling solving! Be sure to take a picture of it once you're done!
Elven heroine Alyssa might not have as amazing a name as her nemesis, Doctor Secret Nightowl, but she's still going to find a way to save the day when the king is frozen solid in this point-and-click adventure from Carmel Games.
The princess has gone missing, and since you were supposed to be watching her, you're sort of sweating bullets! Search the manor and solve puzzles in this cute escape game from no1game.
Wrap your mind around this appealingly sleek and deceptively simple indie game, also with a free demo for iOS and Android, where the whole level wraps around you. Walk into the bottom and pop out on top, and push blocks through force-fields and around obstacles to reach the exit.
Crayons are good for more than just doodling in this adorable but short platformer. Once you pick some up, they can be thrown to create steps to help you scale walls. Just watch out for charging pigs and other dangers!
Down is Up, except when down is down of course. And left can be right, but only when it's not left. Confused? Don't be. Things are rather simple in this gravity puzzle platformer where the levels wrap around you in unexpected ways.
Cameras, computers, e-mails, and passwords await in the belly of the Mu Complex, and in this continuation to the wildly popular hacking simulation/puzzle game, you'll need to use your wits to make it through each challenge in a game that challenges you to think outside the box and offers little hand-holding.
Simple, modern, addictive. These are the adjectives this physics-puzzle game uses to describe itself. Click the blocks to make them move, fall, or disappear, so you can guide the green circles and squares onto the blue blocks. An infectiously fun time waster.
It's a night like any other... except when you wake up, you're outside your own body! Escape from this bizarre predicament by solving puzzles and tracking down no1game's ten little green men, as you would with any psychic crisis.
Your boxy friends have been abducted again, so it's up to you and the remainder of your helpful pals to rescue them. You may not be able to jump in this puzzle platformer, but that doesn't mean your friends can't give you a literal pick-me-up!
- • Girls Room No.08: Mascara
- • Find the Escape-Men 149: Boy's Day
- • My First Boy's Day
No1Game and FunkyLand feature prominently in this week's episode of...whatever this is. You know: Escape games. We talk about them a little, sometimes ask for or give hints on a few of the puzzles, then feel a bit happier that, even though it's the middle of the week (or somewhere thereabouts) we have the opportunity to take time out and have some fun. Yay! Escape games. That's what!
Remember the block-shoving Tetrobot from Blocks That Matter? He's back, and this time you're sending Psychobot inside him and plenty of other broken-down Tetrobots in what may be the most enjoyable hardware recovery-based puzzle game ever!
You've been over half the park and you still haven't found your mom's pendant, which you weren't even supposed to be wearing to begin with! You'll need to keep looking and solve a few odd puzzles (as well as find ten little green men) if you don't want to get in trouble in part two of no1game's point-and-click puzzle title!
Solve geometric puzzles with mystic elemental forces guided by tetrominos, restore the natural harmony of the world, and rack up gold and experience in Terra Chroma, available for Android and iOS!
These two escape games from Rusty Lake are the start of a chilling new series. It begins in Seasons, as you travel through your memories inside a quiet house with its share of secrets, and continues to the deceptively serene fishing cabin of The Lake. These strikingly surreal games are also free for iOS and Android, and with more to come, an extremely promising start.
Love math? Love subtracting? Eli Landa makes the experience a mellow one as you place sums on a board to try to reduce your target number to zero. Despite a lack of bells and whistles, its clean, relaxing style makes it a great casual puzzle.
These monkeys need something to turn their frowns upside-down, and luckily the thing that makes them smile makes US smile too... namely fifteen stages of different point-and-click puzzles to solve from PencilKids!
It's a micro-sized escape... but you're not the one who's trapped! Instead, in this cute game from Vitamin Hana, it's a trio of sad birds who've been locked up in cages, and you'll need to solve a handful of puzzles to set them free.
There is a killer on the loose and soon their going to find their mark. Or at least you better hope so because you are the killer. Find the hit, use their allergy against them, and get your money for a job well done in this logic puzzle created for Ludum Dare's "unconventional weapon" theme.
- • Fruit Kitchens No.20: Chinese Quince Yellow
- • Bedroom Starlight
- • Marbles
FunkyLand, Vitamin Hana, and newcomer Primera are featured in this week's excursion into the magic that is escape games. Do you have doubts? Spend a few moments in this whimsy-lush kitchen, or see the starry sky out this cute bedroom, or gathering marbles in this single scene and see if you're still not convinced.
You've just been locked in a very fancy place indeed in this strange but inventive game from Pine Studios. To find your way out, you'll need to fiddle with your inventory and make a mess of things as you solve puzzles. Also free for iOS and Android!
A snip here and a stitch there will get you out of this cute little escape game by no1game... along with a liberal amount of puzzle solving and point-and-clickery, naturally!
Blink and you'll miss it! This short and sweet escape game by RoseKey feels more like a warmup than anything else as you solve a handful of puzzles to break out of a locked room with some alarming musical flourishes!
Man the cannons and warm up those fingers because Bubble Shooter Archibald the Pirate has been released! It's a marble popper game from Akkad and Avox Games with a unique physics twist, also free for iOS and Android!
Just what is Mu Complex, and what lies at its heart? The only way to find out is by hacking into its systems! In this hybrid text adventure/puzzle/riddle game, you'll explore the intranet of the mysterious complex, desperately searching for... something. Master the old-fashioned computer commands, scan e-mails for clues, and even solve mysteries using real-world information and trivia in order to discover the complex's secrets!
- • Escape from the Similar Rooms 19
- • R-TO
- • Ready for Adventure?
Another hump day has rolled around and the best part about it? Hottategoya, No1Game and MayMay converge on your midweek blahs with three new escape-the-room games to make the rest of the week a little more bearable.
Golf is haaaaard. Really hard. Especially when you only have one button to play it with, and you're not allowed to go walking after your ball! In this sporty puzzle game, you'll have to clear eighteen holes of increasingly ridiculous proportions without ever once leaving your tee. Choose your angle and power, and try with all your might to conquer the devious sport that is GOLF!
The year is 1983. Space is being conquered by man. However Xanadu, a research space ship that was searching the far edge of the explored universe has sent out a distress signal. Called in to help them fix their engines and get them back home, you soon find the crew to be missing and an even larger mystery surrounding the circumstances in this first-person indie horror adventure.
It's good to be bad in this quirky puzzle platformer hybrid by Keybol, where you'll need to use different ideas to knock off the player character each different level by playing as a lowly goon!
If you're looking for an escape game that's neither too long or short, nor too easy or hard, this sunny title by Vitamin Hana gets the job done, with some cryptic clues for sneaky coded locks you'll need to use your brain to unlock.
You only wanted to wear your mom's necklace for a little while to show it off, but now you've lost it at the park! Can you find both it and the ten iconic little green men in this cute point-and-click puzzle game from no1game?
Your life seems like it's about as perfect as it can get. You're engaged to a handsome jazz pianist in New Orleans, putting the final touches on your wedding plans. But when your sweetie's former band mates start turning up dead, it's time to take action before it's too late in this beautiful hidden-object adventure game.
From the clever creativity of Gam.eBB, the maker of the Dismantlement series, Room Escape [Secret Code] is the type of game all escape-the-room enthusiasts crave. This aesthetically pleasing little room boosts plenty of details to explore and lots of puzzles to solve. Best of all, it can be played on your mobile device so you can have fun anywhere you want to go with it.
The prince's noble steed has heard that the prince managed to escape his handlers, and now the horse wants you to help him do the same so they can go on an adventure together in this short but sweet escape game from no1game.
Looking for a simple and relaxing puzzler that's also available for iOS and Android? Create animals by moving and rotating shapes into place on their hinges to discover what creature is hiding inside the outline.
This casual puzzle game has you clicking on blocks to slide them around in order to connect one glowing square to it's un-illuminated sibling. One hundred levels of puzzling goodness await you, and the game's also available for Android.
It doesn't matter if it's Easter... if TomaTea wants you to escape from a pretty pastel room with eggs, bunnies, and more, you darn well do it! A sweet and satisfying game with a lot of puzzles, despite a few rough edges on some it.
In this cute point-and-click puzzle adventure, you're a clever cat riding in a magic flying tea-kettle, as cats often do, trying to find a way to break your wizard friend out of the dungeon he's been locked up in!
- • Office Day
- • Escape from the Three Colored Stars Room 3
- • Girls Room No.07: Perfume
There's a lot of rumors flying around on the internet, that's something you can always count on. Just as you can rely on more fun free online escape games here at JIG. And here in another installment of Weekday Escape, you can be sure of more cheerful cuteness from Vitamin Hana, purple-frilled whimsy from FunkyLand and simply logical puzzles from Yomino Kagura
What do a cat, a bunch of bears, some pudding, a little detective work, and a big mess of soda have in common? Why, they're just some of the things you'll need to solve the puzzles in this latest wonderfully weird short escape from Yonashi, of course!
This escape is bigger on the inside, as you find yourself locked in a very soothing room after following a letter whose sender is nowhere to be found. With piles of puzzles that will require you to pay close attention to your surroundings and look at things in different ways, this is a sneaky-smart game that fans of Tesshi-e, or great escapes in general, will enjoy.
Did you notice that sudden chill in the air? A cat just yowled in the background and all the cockroaches suddenly seem more nervous. Yes, that's right, Drawmaneater is back with its third installment of Nekra Psaria, the popular surreal point-and-click adventure.
Deep in the Louisiana swamp lands there's legend of an Owlman. When a boy goes missing and clues start pointing at toward the creature being the kidnapper, you'll have to have all your wits about you to determine what is real, and what's a myth in this hidden-object adventure game.
Once you've found your way onto this train packed to the gills, will you be able to find your way out, AND all ten little green men in this latest cute and funny escape game from no1game?
Need a good brain work out? How about one you can take on the go with your iOS or Android? It's time to put your thinking caps on and start stretching out the only organ that named itself, because Brain Builder is here to, well, help you build your brain!
Test your wordsmithing skills in Lettercraft for iOS. Sure you can spell words at your leisure, but are you up to the task when the letters are threatening to burn up if you don't use them? Race the clock, try for high scores and more in this exciting word game.
Popular point-and-click game Abandoned gets a puzzling spin-off in this atmospheric escape game that sees you lost in maze-like rooms. Though beautifully designed from an aesthetic point of view, its puzzles might be too vague and unintuitive for many.
- • Escape01_Colors
- • Girls Room No.6: Hair Roller
- • Button Escape 31
- • Alien Escape
A handful of escape games sprinkled on your day should suffice to chase away any midweek doldrums and release stress. At least, it's a theory worth more investigation. Hence these four selections from Esklavos, FunkyLand, Tototo Room and 90'Escape_Game are presented in our latest Weekday Escape venture.