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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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Flynn Spirit

Views: 1,5301996SharewareSidescrolling TicsoftImagiSOFT Inc
Flynn Spirit is a game clearly inspired by Lode Runner and other similar games, but it adds its own unique gameplay … VIEW

Framed

Views: 3,7581995SharewareSidescrolling 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: 4,4581995FreewareSidescrolling 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: 5,4651995SharewareSidescrolling 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: 5,7091998FreewareSidescrolling 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: 3,5002000FreewareSidescrolling 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

Happyland Adventures

Views: 7,1182000FreewareSidescrolling Free Lunch Design
With nice looking graphics and fun sound effects/music, this game is quite enjoyable to play. The object is to collect … VIEW

Happyland Adventures: X-mas Edition

Views: 8,3992000FreewareSidescrolling Free Lunch Design
This version of Happyland Adventures includes more of the platforming and collecting action that the original game … VIEW

Hedgehog

This game is not good. Hedgehogs is a CGA action game where you press the J key to make a hedgehog jump. Yup it's a … VIEW

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