bontegames

Hi! I'm Bart Bonte, a Belgian independent game designer and bontegames.com is where I blog about new interesting browser and mobile games. My own games are all in the left column (or at the bottom of this page on mobile). More info about me and my games on bartbonte.com.
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December 30, 2017

worm dungeon [browser]

You will need to be both clever and observant to find your way out of the Worm Dungeon by Daniel Linssen.

monkey happy stage 145, 146, 147, 148 [browser]

Ah well, there are still some more new 2017 games :) Here's the continuation of the monkey happy point and click adventures by Robin Vencel: monkey happy stage 145, stage 146, stage 147 and stage 148.

December 29, 2017

the bontegames 2017 top games

The year is coming to an end and it's a tradition here at bontegames to share with you a list of my 10 favourite free browser games that I posted during the year. Since I started posting mobile and downloadable games as well on the bontegames blog, there is more than one list this year!
Well I really couldn't decide on a ranking this time (sooo many good games) so the lists are in alphabetical order. Okay, getting excited yet? Let's go! Fire up your favourite browser, cause here are my favourite 10 browser games of 2017:

A Kishoutenketsu in the countryside by HeskHwis
Explore the outdoors, face four puzzles and live great adventures. (original post)

Big ice tower tiny square by Russ Dawson
Climb a big ice tower as a tiny square and get revenge on that big square. (original post)

Fragile by MadNukin, Miroko and Dreamlesslysleepy
Follow a fragile egg on a poetic platforming adventure. (original post)

Harmonia by Liza Daly
Uncover the truth behind the disappearance of a professor. (original post)

Recipe for love by Shelly Alon
Help a friendly robot compile a recipe. (original post)

The Music Box by Timmie Wong and Kat Jia
Solve a time loop mystery in a strange town. (original post)

The sky house by Ahmed Khalifa
Explore a deadly flying house as a fragile flying creature. (original post)

Universal Paperclips by Frank Lantz
Use your unstoppable intelligence to create lots of paperclips. (original post)

Vertebrae by Ali Nikkhah
Help a curious mouse on an island full of boxes to be pushed around. (original post)

Wake up by Inverge Studios
Experience the story of a normal person living in a not so normal country. (original post)

If you haven't played these games make sure you do, they are all amazing gems!
2017 was a special year for the bontegames blog: it was the year the blog turned 10 years old and it was also the year I started covering mobile and downloadable games, so of course I made some top lists for those games as well.
First up, my favourite 3 paid mobile games of 2017:

Cosmic express by Alan Hazelden and friends
Plan the train route for the world's most awkward space colony. (original post)

Push by Michal Pawlowski and Maciej Targoni
Push all the buttons, if you can figure out how to do it. (original post)

Reigns: Her Majesty by Nerial
Make just decisions on all manner of royal matters just by swiping left or right. (original post)

Next up, my 3 favourite free mobile games of the year:

Cube escape: the cave by Rusty Lake
Descend deeper and deeper into the surreal world of Rusty Lake. (original post)

My brother ate my pudding by Hap Inc
Hide yourself because you just ate your sister's cake. (original post)

TypeShift by Zach Gage
Solve word search-anagram-crosswords. (original post)

And finally, my 3 favourite free downloadable games of 2017:

Constellation by Terry Cavanagh
Just type stuff and see what happens. (original post)

Fragments of Euclid by Antoine Zanuttini
Explore and solve puzzles in a mind-bending Escheresque environment. (original post)

Yurei Station by Atelier Sento
Experience a poetic hand-painted adventure inspired by Japanese ghost stories. (original post)

That's it for my personal favourites of 2017. I'm looking forward to read yours in the comments.
I maganed to create 3 new games myself this year: Yellow, Song for a bird and Boo! and I'm full of exciting new ideas for next year. So I hope to see you back in 2018.
I'm wishing you all a very very happy happy 2018! This was BartBonte digging through this year's games for bontegames dot com!

December 25, 2017

white christmas [browser]

The new escape the room game by Room's Room has arrived: White Christmas. Can you solve all the puzzles to escape? Merry Christmas!

December 21, 2017

the flames [browser]

You're on a journey to ignite the fire and make your way through 10 devious levels in the puzzlescript puzzler The Flames by Rosden Shadow. (note: tricky from level 1, as always in puzzlescript: Z key to undo a move and R key to restart a level)

December 18, 2017

kicking walls [browser]

A short puzzlescript puzzler about pushing boxes into place which also involves a bit of kicking walls by Jere Majava. (As always in puzzlescript: Z key to undo a move and R key to restart a level)

December 17, 2017

escape from the hourglass room [browser]

Escape from the hourglass room is the latest escape the room game by Room's Room. Can you solve all the puzzles to escape?

the illusory wall [browser]

A minimalist puzzle platformer about perspective: The Illusory Wall by Nocity. Use the cursor keys to move and the mouse for everything else. (hint: you have to find ways to collect all the red squares).

gorogoa [mobile paid]

Gorogoa is a beautifully hand-drawn mobile puzzler by Jason Roberts. The puzzles are solved by rearranging illustrated panels in imaginative ways to advance the story of this stunning game.
Get this paid mobile game from the Apple app store.


December 16, 2017

fox flares [browser]

You are a fox that is spontaneously combusting, so you better try to find some water to alleviate the pains of this life in the platformer Fox Flares created by Aeveis for the 'the more you have, the worse it is' themed Ludum Dare 40 game jam.

December 15, 2017

monkey happy stage 141, 142, 143, 144 [browser]

The continuation of the monkey happy point and click adventures by Robin Vencel: here are monkey happy stage 141, stage 142, stage 143 and stage 144.

December 14, 2017

little sokoban [browser]

16 little levels of sliding boxes into place puzzle fun: Little Sokoban by Vondirac.

reigns: her majesty [mobile paid]

Outlast those that would seek to depose you and your husband by swiping left or right, making just decisions on all manner of royal matters in the mobile puzzle game Reigns: Her Majesty by Nerial and friends. Wittier and cleverer than the original Reigns game, I've been addicted to this game for days!
Get this paid mobile game from the Apple app store or the Google play store.


December 08, 2017

hat wizard [browser]

Use your hat to outsmart foes in the puzzle platformer Hat Wizard by Tim Commandeur. Move with the cursor keys and hit the Z key to use your hat.

December 06, 2017

shift [browser]

An abstract minimalist puzzle platformer game about shapes and shifting: Shift by Guardian Angel Games.

statues [browser]

Statues: a beautiful art game about a king and his people created by Space Backyard and Gianluca Pandolfo, another entry for the 'the more you have, the worse it is' themed Ludum Dare 40 game jam.

December 05, 2017

sofra [browser]

Go and bring all the bunnnies with you in the puzzle platformer Sofra created by dietzribi for the 'the more you have, the worse it is' themed Ludum Dare 40 game jam.

hupsi [browser]

Spend a few pleasant minutes in the playful musical world of Hupsi handcrafted by 5 PM kids for the young or young at heart.

8 happy snakes [browser]

Another new Stephen Lavelle puzzlescript puzzler. Can you figure out what to do to make 8 happy snakes?

December 04, 2017

coding for carrots [browser]

Today's Google doodle is celebrating 50 years of kids coding with a cute coding puzzle: coding for carrots.

jonathan the sorcerer [browser]

Help Jonathan the Sorcerer recover the magic gems by placing them in the correct colored holes to reach the exit in each level of this puzzle game created by Nicolas Cannasse in 48 hours for the 'the more you have, the worse it is' themed Ludum Dare 40 game jam.

hungry kraken [browser]

Hungry Kraken is a tough new puzzlescript puzzler by (the puzzlescript creator himself) Stephen Lavelle. Can you feed the Kraken by pushing all the food to his head using the two tentacles? (remember: Z key to undo a puzzlescript move)

December 01, 2017

viatoree [download]

A lost military robot is woken up by an unknown voice and must find components scattered around the place to find his way back to the base in the atmospheric downloadable platform game Viatoree by Karol Belina.
You can download this free game for Windows.


monkey happy stage 137, 138, 139, 140 [browser]

The continuation of the monkey happy point and click adventures by Robin Vencel: here are monkey happy stage 137, stage 138, stage 139 and stage 140.

gnog [mobile paid]

Point, click, grab, poke, spin, pull, and play with monster heads in the wonderful 3d mobile puzzle game GNOG by KO_OP. Each level plays like a room escape game and lets you explore the hidden worlds inside robot heads.
Get this paid mobile game from the Apple app store.


November 27, 2017

big ice tower tiny square [browser]

Climb the big ice tower tiny square and get revenge on big square in the platformer Big ice tower tiny square by Evil Objective. This is of course the sequel to Big tower tiny square from last year.

finger*10 [browser]

Get your clicky finger ready, tap the stairs and cooperate with yourself to reach the 16th floor in Finger*10, the latest game by Yoshio Ishii (actually a html5 remake from one of his older games).

 

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