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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 19, 2019

the bontegames 2019 top games

The year is coming to an end and I have been highlighting close to 200 browser and mobile games by indie developers from all over the words again on the bontgames blog. So it's that time of the year to share with you my personal favourites!

Fire up your beloved browser because here comes my first list, the bontegames 2019 top 10 browser games:

10. Goodbye, doggy by Picogram
Help your family deal with their grief in this sweet game. (original post)

9. Hoshisaga Monochromatic by Yoshio Ishii
A new expansion of the 'find the star' puzzle series. (original post)

8. Pip! by Rarelikeaunicorn
Find your way back home to the nest in this retro-inspired platformer. (original post)

7. Pupy World by Sylviefluff
Jump and dig around this sugar sweet world on a platforming quest to please all the forest animals. (original post)

6. VEXT EDIT by Jack Lance
Push everything into place and figure out how to accomplish this in this brain-scratching puzzler. (original post)

5. Tiny Islands by David King
Organize and draw tiny islands to achieve the highest score, each day again. (original post)

4. Temple of the Four Serpents by Ferociter
Outsmart deadly traps and many puzzles to make your platforming escape. (original post)

3. ENIGMASH by Jack Lance
One big mashup of puzzles and a true ode to puzzlescript. (original post)

2. The Tail of the Serpent by Lucas Le Slo
What if Snake was a puzzle game, a devious puzzle game. (original post)

1. 5 Step Steve by Ethan Clark
A crew of kittens needs to be rescued with dozens of puzzles standing in your way and each time only 5 steps to solve them, it's my personal number 1 browser game of 2019! (original post)

And now for the second list, this blog has been covering lots of mobile games too this year so, hand to phone, here are the bontegames 2019 top 10 mobile games:

10. KIDS by Playables
Move with and against crowds until everyone is gone in this mesmerizing playable animation. (original post)

9. Kubrix by Kenny Sun
Complete connections in constructions based on the works of the fictional engineer Stanley Kubrix. (original post)

8. Home Runtaro by Hap Inc
Hit homeruns while enjoying the slapstick humor and quirky style. (original post)

7. Inbento by Afterburn
Solve hand-crafted recipes in this culinary brain-teaser. (original post)

6. Secret Signs by Wouter Walmink
Each puzzle hides a purpose but it is shy to show. (original post)

5. Naboki by Maciej Targoni
A minimal puzzle game about taking things apart. (original post)

4. OXXO by Michal Pawlowski
Group similar blocks because they like each other and discover the ever changing mechanics. (original post)

3. Total Party Kill by Jussi Simpanen
Control three different heroes and solve tricky puzzles by sacrificing your teammates. (original post)

2. Pilgrims by Amanita Design
Roam the land, make friends and help them complete their little stories in a playful adventure. (original post)

1. Song of Bloom by Philipp Stollenmayer
An intense tale about everything, packed into a playful experience in rapidly changing handcrafted art styles, this game is my personal number 1 mobile game of 2019! (original post)

I managed to create a new mobile puzzle game myself this year: Blue and created my first commercial PC release: Factory Balls. For the next year I'm full of exciting new ideas, so I hope to see you back here in 2020! Wishing you all a very happy 2020, this was Bart Bonte digging through this year's browser and mobile games for bontegames dot com!

December 18, 2019

fall leaves [browser]

Fall Leaves, the latest puzzlescript puzzler by Lucas Le Slo, a puzzly way to say goodbye to autumn. Get all the leaves on their correct spot, but as a fallen leave you can only go down. (Z key to undo a move, R key to restart a level)

song of bloom [mobile paid]

Song of Bloom, an intense tale about everything packed into a playful experience in rapidly changing handcrafted art styles is the latest mobile puzzler by Philipp Stollenmayer and I can highly recommended this excellent game! Get this premium game from the Apple app store.


December 15, 2019

toboggoban [browser]

It's time for Toboggoban, a Sokoban-variant featuring wintery vibes and sliding toboggans by 2DArray.

December 11, 2019

factory balls forever [browser]

Factory Balls forever?! Well yes, it's my new small (25 balls) html5 factory balls appetizer to be enjoyed in your browser, dig in! Some bonus factory balls facts are hidden in the page...


December 03, 2019

jabberwocky [browser]

Join Hiro on his quest to keep his status as the hero of the village and save the local folk from the foretold misfortunes that burden them in the advunture game Jabberwocky created by Polyducks, Rhoq, Robyn and Retrostark for the Lost Cartridge Game Jam.

December 02, 2019

unpuzzler [browser, mobile]

Clear the levels piece by piece in the latest puzzle game by KekGames: UnpuzzleR, also available as a mobile game on the Google Play store.

block toggle [browser]

Block Toggle is a new puzzle platformer by Robert Alvarez where you need to turn blocks on or off to reach the exit portal. (toggle the blocks using the 123-keys)

escape game dango [browser]

The latest escape the room game by Nicolet is all about chasing a bird that took fox's hat: Escape Game Dango.

monkey happy stage 371, 372, 373, 374, 375, 376 [browser]

The continuation of the monkey happy point and click adventures by Robin Vencel: 3 free stages: monkey happy stage 371, stage 373, stage 375 and 3 extra stages for his patreon supporters: stage 372, stage 374 and stage 376.

November 25, 2019

two [browser]

Two by Chris Ainsley is a treasure-hunt style text adventure game in which almost everything consists of two words. Can you find the 10 treasures?

November 21, 2019

sokoban in sokoland [browser]

A crate pushing puzzlescript puzzler where the rules change in surprising and unexpected ways: Sokoban in SokoLand, a collaboration between Croubble and Sky Chan. (Z key to undo a move, R key to restart a level)

November 18, 2019

one box, blue box [browser]

Move all the boxes to their colored goal in the puzzlescript puzzler One Box, Blue Box by ZAD-Man. (Z key to undo a move, R key to restart a level)

November 15, 2019

haunted garage [browser]

Find all sorts of whimsical instruments and arrange them in your Haunted Garage to play with, in this point and click game by GamesForGhosts.

November 14, 2019

fox has two lives [browser]

Fox has two lives in this puzzle platformer by Summer Books Philosophy: when the fox dies, it reproduces the previous behavior.

November 13, 2019

naboki [mobile paid]

You've enjoyed the browser demo, well from today on you can enjoy the full mobile experience of the chill puzzle game Naboki by Maciej Targoni.
Get this premium puzzle game from the Apple app store or the Google Play store (or Steam if you prefer to play this on a desktop).

November 12, 2019

tiny islands [browser]

Organize and draw Tiny Islands by turning over the cards and picking what item you want to place and where, to achieve the highest score in this digital 'roll-&-write game' by David King. Each day the deck of cards is shuffled in a new way.

macdows 95 [download paid]

Welcome to 1995 and this absurd puzzle game with lots of parody and satire running on an imaginary operating system. Macdows 95 by Yunus Ayyildiz was launched a couple of months ago but is now available at 50% discount on Steam. You can also get this fine puzzle game from Itch.io

a grim granny [browser]

The third part in the Grim puzzle platformer series is here. Help granny impress the young ones in A Grim Granny by Jronn.

monkey happy stage 365, 366, 367, 368, 369, 370 [browser]

The continuation of the monkey happy point and click adventures by Robin Vencel: 3 free stages: monkey happy stage 365, stage 367, stage 369 and 3 extra stages for his patreon supporters: stage 366, stage 368 and stage 370.

November 08, 2019

naboki [browser]

A free browser version of the upcoming new minimal puzzler by Maciej Targoni that is coming out on November 13th. Take everything apart in each level of the chill puzzler Naboki.

November 06, 2019

feed the ducks [browser]

Feed the ducks or is there more to do in this game by Kittenm4ster? (controls: left and right cursor key, C key, X key)

November 05, 2019

mars power industries [browser]

Set up power plants and supply power to your colony while overcoming obstacles the red planet throws your way to uncover an extraterrestrial mystery in the puzzler Mars Power Industries by 7AGames.

enigmash [browser]

The latest puzzlescipt puzzler by Jack Lance is here: Enigmash, one big mashup of puzzles, a true ode to puzzlescript. (Z key to undo a move, R key to restart a level)

November 03, 2019

geometric room escape [browser]

Can you solve all the puzzles to get out in the new escape the room game Geometric Room Escape by Masa's Games?

November 01, 2019

escape game trip [browser]

In the latest escape the room game by Nicolet you need to help squirrel get to see her grandma: Escape Game Trip.

October 25, 2019

spin! [browser]

Control the environment to get the ball to the finish in the 25 levels of the physics-based puzzle game Spin! by Alienplay Games.

October 24, 2019

what gophers go for [browser]

You're a gopher keeper trying to make your gophers eat all the food in each level of the puzzlescript puzzler What Gophers Go For by Thinky Collective. (Z key to undo a move, R key to restart a level)

October 22, 2019

triadic [browser]

Push and match blocks in groups of 3 or more to remove all blocks in each level of the puzzle game Triadic by Robert Alvarez.

monkey happy stage 359, 360, 361, 362, 363, 364 [browser]

The continuation of the monkey happy point and click adventures by Robin Vencel: 3 free stages: monkey happy stage 359, stage 361, stage 363 and 3 extra stages for his patreon supporters: stage 360, stage 362 and stage 364.

 

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