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Puzzle platformers

Post by MikeFishcake » Sun Dec 11, 2011 4:53 am

I'm looking for some decent retro puzzle platformers. Played Limbo, Braid, Winterbottom, Blocks That Matter on Xbox, and am currently playing my way through Escape Goat as well.

Aside from Monty on the Run and Solomon's key, what other games in a similar genre (Megadrive/Master System/C64/SNES/NES/GBA)can you recommend? Not really into RPGs.

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Re: Puzzle platformers

Post by delbert_trout » Sun Dec 11, 2011 5:55 am

Maybe give 'The Lost Vikings' a bash :)
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Re: Puzzle platformers

Post by The Laird » Sun Dec 11, 2011 8:19 am

Dino Dudes / The Humans

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Post by Lord Innit » Sun Dec 11, 2011 8:22 am

Krusty's Super Funhouse
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Re: Puzzle platformers

Post by hydr0x » Sun Dec 11, 2011 8:25 am

Maybe this list will help you :) List
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Re: Puzzle platformers

Post by Flint » Sun Dec 11, 2011 8:27 am

Donkey Kong '94. It's a GB game best played on the Super Gameboy but I suppose it will be fine on a GBA if you don't have one (unless you only have a micro).

I'll mention Drill Dozer (GBA) too but I'm not sure it's strictly a puzzle platformer, either way it’s a great game.

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Post by Liamh1982 » Sun Dec 11, 2011 11:17 am

If memory tests a la Rick Dangerous count as puzzle platformers, maybe the Master System version of Aladdin - talk about trial and error! :lol:

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Post by Gibberish Driftwood » Sun Dec 11, 2011 2:05 pm

Nebulus on the c64.
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Re: Puzzle platformers

Post by Sureshot » Sun Dec 11, 2011 2:37 pm

Puggsy and Bubba 'N' Stix on the Mega Drive.

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Re: Puzzle platformers

Post by MikeFishcake » Sun Dec 11, 2011 4:46 pm

Thanks all for your suggestions. I'll have a nosey around!

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Re: Puzzle platformers

Post by GunstarHero » Mon Dec 12, 2011 9:05 am

Rolo to The Rescue
Outlands
Stackling
Metroid perhaps?
Beavis and Butthead (suprisingly an ok game)
Cadash maybe? More of an arcade hack and slash with RPG elements though
Lode Runner
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Post by ShadowNeku » Mon Dec 12, 2011 3:30 pm

If you happen to own a Wonderswan, Klonoa Moonlight Museum is heavily puzzle orientated. Lots of block and switches puzzles that are genuinly difficult.
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Re: Puzzle platformers

Post by mightyred666 » Mon Dec 12, 2011 4:49 pm

Gods on Amiga
Hero of the Golden Talisman - C64 I think
Rick Dangerous - Amiga
Flashback - Amiga
Head Over Heals - C64 or ZX Spectrum

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Re: Puzzle platformers

Post by Shinobi » Mon Dec 12, 2011 7:13 pm

I know I always say this but GBA Loop Cube Loop Salad the finest puzzle game I ever played. Similar to Solomens Key

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Re: Puzzle platformers

Post by Dominoid » Tue Dec 13, 2011 3:42 pm

Jack the nipper and the Wally week series from microgen spring to Ming as well worth checking out. Also somerassault on the PC engine which is kinda part puzzle, part platformer and part shooter.
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