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, 2021

where is 2022? [download]

Help Santa find New Year, it seems that kid got lost somewhere again in Mateusz Skutnik's traditional end of year game: Where is 2022? available to download for Windows or Mac.
Here's to a happy 2022 filled with many wonderful new games!

December 28, 2021

the bontegames 2021 top games

2021 is coming to an end and I have been highlighting again lots of browser, mobile and downloadable games by indie developers from all over the world on this blog! It's a tradition here at bontegames that I make a list of my personal favourites at the end of the year, so fire up your favourite browser, here's the bontegames 2021 top 10 browser games!

10. Neko Donut Room by Neko Donut
Hop from room to room to eventually solve all the puzzles and escape. (original post)

9. Chick'n'Doggo by VFuzzius
They are stuck together in a one-button platformer, they definitely need your help. (original post)

8. Paint everything everywhere! by Stephen Lavelle and Pancelor
Paint everything in red and blue, everywhere! (original post)

7. Mimic by Kotorinosu
Can you escape from this mysterious room with an even more mysterious large window? (original post)

6. Cursed Travels: Flame of the Banshee by Ferociter
Put an end to this small town's curse by catching the souls of the departed. (original post)

5. Spellephant by Carbuncle
A puzzle game about elephants, hats, apes, words and tape! (original post)

4. Headlong Hunt by Toombler
Every year biologists survey a population of rare and highly unique animals. But they have to be clever enough to catch them first... (original post)

3. Purrgatory by Niv
Explore a whimsical point-and-click world, befriend seven charming characters, and remember, furever's not so bad. (original post)

2. Pushing It by Jack Lance
A puzzler pushing the limits of puzzelscript and your brain. (original post)

1. Chessformer by Robert Alvarez
Capture the king in each level of this clever grid-based puzzle platformer with chess pieces. Robert has given us a lot of puzzle games this year and this one is my personal number 1 browser game of 2021! (original post)

On mobile and pc I have narrowed down my favourite games to only one this year.

So here we go, I give you my favourite mobile game of 2021:

Baba is you by Arvi Teikari
Baba landed on mobile this year, Baba is a must play on mobile! (original post)

And my favourite downloadable game of 2021:

Bonfire Peaks by Corey Martin
Set all your belongings on fire in this highly recommended puzzler, a thing of beauty! (original post)

And that's it for my personal favourites of 2021. I'm looking forward to hear yours in the comments below!
As for my own creations in 2021, 2 new mobile games were born: Pink and SUGAR game, and I released The Bart Bonte Collection on Steam.
Of course I have some new projects lined up for next year! So at the close of 2021, I'm wishing you all the best for 2022 and I hope to see you all back for more games!

i wish i were the moon (remastered) [browser]

Time for a trip down memory lane: Daniel Benmergui remade his classic Flash art game from 2008: I Wish I Were the Moon (remastered). Can you uncover all the endings?

December 22, 2021

every star needs a tree [browser]

Every Star Needs a Tree in this one-screen puzzlescript puzzler by Toombler. (Z key to undo a move, R key to restart)

courier and ives [browser]

As a courier at Northstar Gift Delivery Co., it's your job to deliver all the gifts to the targets on each level in the puzzle game Courier and Ives by Tom Brinton. (arrow keys to move, X key to (re)start, Z key to undo a move)

December 14, 2021

mimic! [browser]

Take the form of other animals by mimicking their movement to collect the gem in each level of the puzzle game Mimic! by Sourencho.

clickventure: the secret beneath, ep.1 [browser]

There is a rumor going around the area about a secret lab, abandoned for some time, yet no one dared to enter it. But it doesn't scare you, time to go looking for it in the point and click adventure Clickventure: The Secret Beneath, Ep.1 by Incriscript.

December 11, 2021

long haul space flight [browser]

A puzzlescript puzzler about packing frozen passengers onto a spaceship: Long Haul Space Flight by pap4qLXXLevb. (Z key to undo a move, R key to restart a level)

December 09, 2021

mini escape chick ver. [browser]

Neutral has remade an old Flash escape the room game in html5. Can you escape from Mini Escape Chick ver.? As a warming up exercise you can play the also remade Chick Tower game.

December 07, 2021

laqueus escape - chapter 5 [browser]

Your escape from this strange place continues: Laqueus escape - chapter 5, the latest escape the room game by SmartCode.

December 03, 2021

dismantlement miso noodle [browser]

It's been a while again but here's a new dismantlement puzzle by GameBB. Armed with only a screwdriver, can you dismantle the dish in Dismantlement Miso Noodle? Hint: don't forget to check the menu.

December 02, 2021

townscaper demo [browser]

Build quaint island towns with curvy streets in Townscaper demo by Oskar Stalberg. No goal, no real gameplay, just plenty of building and plenty of beauty. The full version of Townscaper is available for desktop and mobile (all links via the gear icon in the demo).

November 29, 2021

cat escape [mobile]

You are trapped in a mysterious room with cats every day. Can you solve the mystery and escape each day in Cat Escape to find out the shocking fact that will be revealed a month later? Get this free mobile game by Desert man from the Apple app store or the Google Play store.

November 23, 2021

cataractae [browser]

One hero is chosen to make their journey to deliver the Purifying Gem to the shrine high above. A long and dangerous journey, but unavoidable to save the lands: Cataractae, the latest metroidvania-style platformer by Ferociter.

November 19, 2021

yugo puzzle, giveaway [download paid]

Yugo Puzzle by Qrostar is a great puzzle game with simple rules. You drag the jellies to make them jump left or right and when two jellies of the same color touch they will combine into one. The goal of each level is to join all jellies of the same color.
The game is available for Windows and Mac from Steam and Itchio. In fact it's so enjoyable that I decided to organize another bontegames giveaway! Developer Qrostar was so kind to provide 10 free Steam copies for the bontegames visitors. So here we go again: send me an email (bontegames@gmail.com) by Wednesday noon CET with 'Yugo' as subject and an innocent hand will pick the 10 winners.


November 18, 2021

scatterhoard [browser]

Prepare for winter by pushing and hoarding giant acorns around the forest in the sokoban-style puzzler Scatterhoard by Pixel Bubble.

November 16, 2021

doors [browser]

A playful philosophical point and click adventure about doors: Doors by Stefano Gualeni and team.

November 15, 2021

tres undos [browser]

A sokoban puzzler with a time traveling twist: Tres Undos by Knexator.

sulka [browser]

Help Sulka find a new home in the 20 tiny levels of the latest puzzle platformer by Kultisti.

November 13, 2021

slice of sea, giveaway [download paid]

Slice of Sea is a new point and click adventure by point and click maestro Mateusz Skutnik (remember the Submachine and Daymare Town games for example?). In this peaceful adventure you play as Seaweed, a sea creature clearly out of their element, and you explore a desolate world of dust, solving puzzles to lead Seaweed back home to the sea. It took Mateusz 4 years to make the game, of which two years were spent on drawing everything on paper with ink and pen. This gorgeous downloadable game is available now on Steam.
Mateusz was so kind to provide 5 free Steam copies for the bontegames visitors, because I know you'll love this new point and click game! So here we go again: it's time for another bontegames giveaway! Send me an email (bontegames@gmail.com) by Wednesday noon CET with 'Slice of Sea' as subject and an innocent hand will pick 5 winners who will receive a key to download this game for free from Steam.


November 01, 2021

ccmmyy [browser]

The latest puzzle game by Robert Alvarez: CCMMYY, three characters of different colors, cyan, magenta, and yellow, never collide with each other, but they can still interact with other combined colors, red, green, blue, and black.

October 28, 2021

clay-scape [browser]

The colorful clay in the escape the room game Clay-Scape by colorbomb might be hiding something sinister underneath. Do you dare to escape?

October 27, 2021

machine room escape [browser]

Machine Room Escape is the latest escape the room game by Masa's Games. Can you solve all the puzzles to escape from this room filled with various machines?

pixel room [mobile]

Kotorinosu have remade their 2013 escape the room for mobile: escaping from Pixel Room will demand a bit of pixel hunting in the beginning but as you make progress the resolution goes up...
You can download this free mobile game from the Apple app store or the Google Play store.

October 18, 2021

grabbot [browser]

Islands powered by batteries float in the sky peacefully until someone decided to shuffle every battery out of its slot. Now Grabbot needs to save the day in the latest puzzler by Carlos Pedroso. (move with cursor keys, grab with the space key, Z key to undo a move, R key to restart a level)

kitty q [mobile]

When you open the front door you find a box containing a (half-dead) cat. Can you help Kitty Q to escape her peculiar quantum superposition in the latest mobile game by Philipp Stollenmayer? Get this free mobile game from the Apple app store or the Google Play store.

October 11, 2021

a new bontegame: sugar game [mobile]

Attention: my new mobile puzzle game is out today! Experience the soothing beauty of sugar trickling down your mobile screen in this new physics puzzle game for you! It's a free and modern take on my 'sugar, sugar' games, the sugar is crispier than ever! Click your favourite app store below to download the free game now:


Please spread the word and leave a rating/review in the app stores, you know I will reply! Enjoy!



October 08, 2021

velocicorp warehouses [browser]

Come and work for VelociCorp Warehouses, their products are very stable! A puzzlescript puzzler created by Pancelor for the 'unstable' themed Ludum Dare 49 game jam. (Z key to undo a move, R key to restart a level)

October 07, 2021

short adventure in sticky wall land [browser]

More pushing of blocks on targets but with very sticky walls: short adventure in sticky wall land, the latest puzzlescript puzzler by Stephen Lavelle. (Z key to undo a move, R key to restart a level)

October 06, 2021

plactions [browser]

Navigate your way to the exit in each level by using consumable actions in the latest puzzle platformer by Robert Alvarez: Plactions.

October 05, 2021

dogs++ [browser]

A puzzle platformer about creating an unstable tower of dogs on your head: Dogs++ by Jezzamon for the 'unstable' themed Ludum Dare 49 game jam. (move with left/right keys, jump with space or Z, switch which dog you are controlling with up/down keys)

puzzleflix [browser]

Enter the episodes of the most binge-worthy puzzle show: PuzzleFlix, a short puzzle platformer by Tatiana Veratti for Godot Wild Jam #37.

October 04, 2021

big flappy tower vs tiny square [browser]

Hey tiny square, it's time again to climb one of those big towers: Big Flappy Tower vs Tiny Square a new platformer by Evil Objective (also available on Steam).

bonfire peaks [download paid]

Set your belongings on fire on a beautiful voxel art puzzle island in the 3d sokoban-style puzzle game Bonfire Peaks by Corey Martin. This excellent new puzzler is published and co-produced by Alan Hazelden (who's name will surely ring a bell if you're a regular visitor of this blog). Highly recommended!

 

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