What, no theme this week? Actually, there is. The theme is... uh, eclectic. Meaning a collection of things which just happen to go together because I say so. Enjoy this weeks partially themed Weekend Download!
Pac-Man Physics / Pac-Man Zero Gravity (Windows, 1MB, free) - Ever play Pac-Man and think: Wouldn't this be better if everything was all swirly and roamed freely around the screen? Also, when you eat a powerpill, everything gets sucked into a black hole which can potentially kill you with no warning? Well, finally your dreams have come true with these bizarre renditions of Pac-man. (Click the green arrow to download Pac-Man Physics.)
King (top link) (Windows, 600kb, free) - For whatever reason, the King of somewhere is trapped in a series of rooms. The only escape is to jump on the heads of weird blobby things. For points, combo jump every enemy to death and stay airborne at the freeze of every level. Strange, and strangely addicting. The download link is at the top of the page on the right. Some users will need to download d3drm.dll as well.
30 Second Hero (Windows, 600kb, free) - Without a doubt, the shortest, and strangely one of the most enjoyable RPG's I've ever come across. In 30 Second Hero you race against the clock to level up enough before you enter the cave and defeat the boss. You have thirty seconds in which to do this. Battle enough enemies to save coins and spend them in the castle to buy headgear, armour, weapons or an extra 10 seconds of time. Click the large link at the top to download.
Zombie Holiday Prologue (Mac, 46MB, free) - This is what old-school action/platform games are all about: limited lives and high difficulty! Set in a creepy but well-drawn atmosphere, control Francis as you investigate the disappearance of your friends and the source of a mysterious zombie invasion. The game's environments grow as you play, and your weaponry also expands as you progress.