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Category description: Today more often referred to as a "platformer" or "platform game", Super Mario inspired countless other games where the primary mechanic involves running, jumping, and sometimes even flying around the levels. Commander Keen, the unofficial mascot of the site, was an early example on the PC.
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Elfland

Views: 4,7051992SharewareSidescrolling Bog Turtle Games
Elfland is a neat little EGA platform game, seemingly inspired by games like Captain Comic and Commander Keen; it looks … VIEW

Fantastic Roboworld

Views: 4,9251997FreewareSidescrolling Pegtop Entertainment
Fantastic Roboworld is a game which appears at first to be quite simple, but it has, in addition to its tremendous … VIEW

Fire & Ice

A VGA run'n'jumper with nice graphics and a neat premise: You ("Cool Coyote"?) throw ice balls at enemies to freeze … VIEW

Flynn Sprint

Views: 2,2411996SharewareSidescrolling TicsoftImagiSOFT Inc
Flynn Sprint is a game clearly inspired by Lode Runner and other similar games, but it adds its own unique gameplay … VIEW

Framed

Views: 4,4531995SharewareSidescrolling Machination
Framed is an unusual platforming / adventure game. The story is that you have been FRAMED, and your mission is to escape … VIEW

Game With No Name

Views: 5,2371995FreewareSidescrolling Darren Heaton
This is a quite interesting and unique text-mode game. (That is, a game created using only the ASCII character set.) … VIEW

Gateworld

Views: 6,6891995SharewareSidescrolling Homebrew Software
My first thought when playing this game was "Alright! It looks like Duke Nukem!". GateWorld has undoubtedly been largely … VIEW

Giana Sisters 32k

Views: 6,6591998FreewareSidescrolling Rainer Sinsch
Giana Sisters was apparently a popular game on the Commodore64 computer, and it was also fan-ported to PCs so the game … VIEW

Giddy 3: The Retro Eggsperience

Views: 4,2462000FreewareSidescrolling Phil Ruston
Although the documentation makes no reference to the Dizzy series of games by Codemasters, Giddy is clearly a clone of … VIEW

Guimo

Guimo is an impressive looking game which seems to have a lot of promise, but the actual gameplay is a bit lacking. In … VIEW

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