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December 21, 2023

the bontegames 2023 top games

2023 is coming to an end and it's a tradition here at bontegames that I present to you my personal favourites out of all the new games that I highlighted on this blog during the year.
Soooo... here we go, fire up your favourite browser, here's the bontegames 2023 top 10 browser games list:

10. Frog Corral by Radnyx
A cozy puzzle game about bringing frogs back to the water. (original post)

9. Hermit's New Home by Benjamin Davis
Help Hermit the crab find their new home in this puzzlescript puzzler. (original post)

8. The Roottrees are Dead by Jeremy Johnston
An impressive family tree deduction puzzler. (original post)

7. 4S in 1 by Leaving Leaves
4 classics combined into 1 massive puzzler. (original post)

6. Courtyard by Parachor
Make your way to the crown to achieve glory in this sokoban adventure. (original post)

5. Lost in Lampyrid Fog by Ferociter
Lost at sea in a mysterious fog, explore the isles to find your way forward. (original post)

4. Water Bird by Cassowary
A wonderful puzzle experience about cooperation. (original post)

3. Growmi by Carlos Pedroso and InĂªs Ribeiro
Start small and grow big to prove that you are the smartest worm of them all. (original post)

2. Escape From Castle Claymount by Colorbomb
Solve all the puzzles to escape from your captivity in a fortress made of clay. (original post)

1. The Legend of Lumina by Wizbane
Explore an ancient forest, solve puzzles, and search for a way to end the curse on your land, a superb puzzle game and my personal number 1 browser game of 2023! (original post)

Just like last year I would also like to present you my favourite mobile and PC game of 2023. So here we go, I give you my favourite mobile game of 2023:

Underground Blossom by Rusty Lake
Descend into the underground, board the metro, and travel through the life and memories of Laura Vanderboom in this excellent point and click adventure. (original post)

And my favourite PC game of 2023:

Headlong Hunt by Toombler
Play the role of a field biologist as you survey the population of a skittish animal across icy islands. (original post)

And that's it for my personal favourites of 2023. I'm looking forward to hear yours in the comments below!

Looking back at my own creations in 2023, I released the new game Orange on mobile and my first full music album Collage. Of course I have some exciting new projects lined up, so I hope to see you all back in 2024 for more games! My best wishes to each and everyone of you for 2024!


Elie J. said...

Hey Bart,
Always a pleasure to read your annual wrap-up.
Thank your for compiling it.

Anonymous said...

Thanks for all these years of gaming. To many more !

Anonymous said...

Thank you, a merry Christmas and a happy new year 2024!

Anonymous said...

Merry Christmas Bart, and thank you for all your work! I'm looking forward to seeing what you come up with in 2024 :-)

David B said...

Thank you for another great year of games Bart. Wishing you and your family a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

Anonymous said...

Thanks for another great year Bart! I've been following your page since middle school and am about to start residency now - time flies! Looking forward to seeing what the next year brings :)

Anonymous said...

Another great year, another great list! Thanks for doing all you do keeping this site and this community running!

Anonymous said...

Merry Christmas! Just played Christmas Cat. Was awesome.

Peter said...

Thanks for the list.

I was surprised to see someone beat "Escape From Castle Claymount", but turns out that "Legend of Lumina" is just as amazing. Together with "Growmi" the top 3 is very competitive IMHO and either one could take #1 spot.

Anonymous said...

Always come back at the top of a new year. Thanks man.


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