JVGS Alternatives

    JVGS is described as 'free, minimalistic platform game that runs on windows, mac, linux and most other obscure systems out there'. There are more than 10 games similar to JVGS 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 JVGS like games are Braid (Paid), Alex the Allegator (Free, Open Source), Super Meat Boy (Paid) and Secret Maryo Chronicles (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated May 11, 2021

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      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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    1. Braid is a platforming game in a painterly style where you manipulate the flow of time to solve puzzles.


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      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.
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    2. 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.
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    3. 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.

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      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.
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    4. 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.

      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.

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    5. Toki Tori (Series)

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      The gameplay in Toki Tori is a blend of two genres. While it looks like a platform game, it’s a puzzle game by heart. Represent entire series of Toki Tori games including Toki Tori , Toki Tori 2.
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    6. 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...
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    7. "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.
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