Braid Alternatives and Similar Games

Alternatives to Braid for Windows, Mac, Linux, Android, iPhone and more. Filter by license to discover only free or Open Source alternatives. This list contains a total of 25+ apps similar to Braid.

Braid is a platforming game in a painterly style where you manipulate the flow of time to solve puzzles. If your looking for more info about Braid like screenshots, reviews and comments you should visit our info page about it. Below you find the best alternatives.

The list of alternatives was last updated: 8/9/2018 12:50:00 AM

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  • Limbo

    Limbo (stylized as LIMBO) is a puzzle-platform video game and the premiere title of independent Danish game developer Playdead. The game was released in July 2010 as a platform exclusive title on Xbox Live Arcade, and was later re-released as part of a retail game pack along with Trials HD and 'Splosion Man in April 2011.

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  • SuperTux

    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.

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  • Machinarium

    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. Available in steam or website.

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  • Hollow Knight

    Descend into the Dark Venture down into a beautiful, ruined world of insects and heroes Atmospheric Exploration Dive into a vast ruined system of ancient caves, crumbling cities and forgotten temples. Epic Battles against Ferocious Foes Vanquish hordes of terrifying beasts, grotesque bugs and ancient knights. Befriend Bizarre Beasts Encounter strange travellers and assist them on their own journeys towards sorrow or success.

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  • VVVVVV

    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. Instead of jumping, the player is able to control the direction of gravity, allowing Captain Viridian to flip between the floors and ceilings of the environment. The graphical style of VVVVVV is heavily influenced by the Commodore 64; similarly, the game's music is entirely chiptune.

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  • Secret Maryo Chronicles

    Secret Maryo Chronicles is an Open Source two-dimensional platform game and is using an Open Graphics Library for the best possible graphic design and stock performance.

    • Discontinued The project is no longer developed. Last version, 1.9, released in August 2009, can be still downloaded from the official website.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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  • Frogatto & Friends

    [Frogatto & Friends is free and open source on Windows and Linux, on the other platforms it costs $4.99]. Frogatto & Friends is an old-school 2D platformer game, starring a certain quixotic frog. Give it a try! It's a big adventure with all the classic fun - you fight monsters, collect coins, talk to people, and buy new stuff. Also, frogatto has a very flexible game engine you can use to make your own creations.

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  • Capsized

    Capsized is a retro-inspired 2d platformer developed by Alientrap. Presented in a unique hand drawn art style. As a intrepid space traveler, you have crash landed on a mysterious planet and soon discover you are not alone.

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  • The Misadventures of P.B. Winterbottom

    The Misadventures of P.B. Winterbottom is a puzzle platform game. The player controls the titular character, P.B. Winterbottom, in an attempt to gather pies. Winterbottom has the ability to manipulate time and replicate himself into multiple clones. The player may record an action and a clone will repeat that action, serving as a platform, pie-fetcher, or other puzzle-solving device.

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  • Nikki and the Robots

    A cute physics platformer that plays in a fictional world of the future the infamous super villain Dr. Lacroix schemes to seize world supremacy with his army of robots. You take the role of Nikki and try to cross those evil plans on behalf of a secret organization. Your quest will take you to various locations: from futuristic metropolises to submarine facilities, floating islands, and even as far as orbital space.

    • Discontinued The Joyride Labs no longer work on the project and their official website is no longer available. Last version of the game, 1.0.1, released in February 2015, can be still downloaded from GitHub.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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  • Minilens

    Welcome to the Minilens experiment. A thousand years into post-apocalyptic Earth, many forms of life have gone extinct, including humans. An alien robot series, called Minilens, is cleaning up the Earth and collecting the surviving flora for research purposes. The robots' duty is to destroy all radioactive barrels and to collect all flora. Aliens forgot that Earth has gravity, therefore Minilens can't jump.

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  • Knytt Stories

    In Knytt Stories, each level is its own little adventure. One level is included with the game, where you have to stop a machine that draws the life out of the planet. To find more levels to play, download the expansion pack or go to http://knyttlevels.com/ to find some made by the community.

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  • Of Light & Shadow

    "Of Light & Shadow" is an award winning sidescroll puzzle-platformer for PC/Mac with a slight twist; the game combines two areas in each level, light and shadow, as well as two protagonists in one playable character, Mr. Light and Dr. Shadow. While either can only survive in light or shadow areas respectively, the player has to constantly switch between them and make the right decision about whose abilities to utilise.

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  • Insanely Twisted Shadow Planet

    In this 2D action adventure so damn twisted, explore unique environments and battle bizarre creatures as you make your way to the center of the mysterious Shadow Planet! Solve complex puzzles and upgrade your ship with alien technology as you fight to save your home world.

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  • Pequepon 2

    Jump and run with Pequepon in this colorful platform game where we make a different mission for every world we visit. These are the worlds: PEQUEPONA: In this forest we get a hammer to open the jar where our friend is trapped. CAVEMAN: We enter caves where they captured a fairy who must rescue. TEMPLE: Explore the prairie in search of three bombs before they explode. Time is your enemy.

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  • JVGS

    JVGS is a free, minimalistic platform game that runs on windows, mac, linux and most other obscure systems out there. This game takes place in a world much like ours, which has started fading away. At a point where nearly everything has gone, a poet finds himself, alone in a strange world of danger. He starts a journey along the broken stream of thoughts that's left.

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  • Indivisible

    Indivisible is inspired by classics like Valkyrie Profile and Super Metroid, but with the unique character, world, and gameplay depth Lab Zero is known for, and will feature a stunning soundtrack by legendary Japanese game music composer, Hiroki Kikuta. Indivisible will be released on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Switch, Steam Windows / Mac / Linux. https://www.indiegogo .

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  • Robin Game

    Robin is a fun platform game with a heroic outlaw theme and a grain of Super Mario gameplay. Here's what makes Robin a great game: - Avoid obstacles and gather as much loot as you can - Power-ups help you overcome all challenges - Use your wits to grab all the coins, even the really tough to get ones - Sweet eye-candy that has you savouring every detail - Cheerful music puts you in the mood for a fun experience - Relaxing background sounds help you through the tougher levels

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  • Kentucky Route Zero

    Kentucky Route Zero is a magical realist adventure game about a secret highway in the caves beneath Kentucky, and the mysterious folks who travel it. Developed by Cardboard Computer (Jake Elliott and Tamas Kemenczy), the game features an original score by Ben Babbitt, along with a suite of old hymns and bluegrass standards recorded by The Bedquilt Ramblers. The game is split into five acts. Act I and II are available now. The remaining three acts will be released over 2014.

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  • Sword of Dimensions

    Sword Of Dimensions is a platform game with elements of environmental puzzle. You control lone traveler who accidentally finds a way to strange world with no sunlight. Grab your sword and prepare for long journey. Use sword to get rid of hostile enemies or use shield to withstand their attacks. Break walls and crates, find way to exit. Prepare to travel around rooms using special sword abilities (will be unlocked as you advance into game).

    • Discontinued Website/app unavailable.

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  • The Balloon Quest

    "The Balloon Quest" is an ambitious 2,5d indie game platformer (PC&Mac) which will win you over with a lot of love for detail and fresh gameplay mechanics. The game revolves around the development of two little kids: a boy and his sister with her balloon. They live through adventures together and have to learn how to cooperate as they are diving further and further into their own, lovingly designed fantasy world.

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