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Braid Alternatives

Braid is described as 'platforming game in a painterly style where you manipulate the flow of time to solve puzzles' and is a popular Puzzle Game in the games category. There are more than 25 games similar to Braid for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Android and iPhone. The best alternative is SuperTux, which is both free and Open Source. Other Braid like games are Limbo, Machinarium, Celeste and Hollow Knight.

Braid alternatives are mainly Platform Games but may also be Puzzle Games or Adventure Games. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Braid.
This page was last updated Jun 22, 2022
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Braid is a platforming game in a painterly style where you manipulate the flow of time to solve puzzles.

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  1. SuperTux

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • Chrome OS
    • PortableApps.com

    SuperTux is a classic 2D jump'n run sidescroller game in a style similar to the original Super Mario games. Instead of Mario, the hero in this game is Tux, the mascot of the Linux kernel.

  2. Limbo

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    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Steam
    • Playstation
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Xbox

    Limbo (stylized as LIMBO) is a puzzle-platform video game and the premiere title of independent Danish game developer Playdead.



  3. Machinarium

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • Blackberry
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad

    Solve puzzles, quests, brain-teasers and mini-games to rid the city of the wicked Black Cap Brotherhood robots. Gorgeous hand-drawn graphics and animations bring the robot's story to life, using unique comic bubbles and symbols to convey the plot.

  4. Celeste

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Nintendo Switch Online
    • Playstation
    • Xbox

    Celeste is a platforming video game by Canadian video game developers Matt Thorson and Noel Berry. The game was originally created as a prototype in four days during a game jam, and later expanded into a full release.

  5. Hollow Knight

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Steam

    Descend into the Dark.



  6. VVVVVV

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Steam

    In VVVVVV, the player controls Captain Viridian, who is lost in an alternate dimension, in search of the missing members of his spaceship's crew.

  7. Super Meat Boy

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    • Linux

    Super Meat Boy is a platform game developed by Team Meat and is the successor to Edmund McMillen's and Jonathan McEntee's flash game, Meat Boy, originally released on the Newgrounds website in October 2008.

  8. Ori and the Blind Forest

    • Windows
    • Xbox

    Ori and the Blind Forest tells the tale of a young orphan destined for heroics, through a visually stunning action-platformer. The forest of Nibel is dying.

  9. Alex the Allegator (Series)

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Alex the Allegator is a series of games that I, Johan Peitz, usually use for game coding challenges like Speedhack and Ludumdare. Whilst most of my games reside on Free Lunch Design, this is the place for the Alex' series and the even the source for these games. Let's go!

    Represent entire series of Alex the Allegator games including Alex the Allegator 1, 2, 3, and 4.
  10. Frogatto & Friends

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    • iPhone
    • Blackberry
    • BSD
    • iPad

    [Frogatto & Friends is free and open source on Windows and Linux, on the other platforms it costs $4.99].

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