Modern games similar to Dizzy?

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Modern games similar to Dizzy?

Post by WhyNotSmile » Mon Jan 25, 2010 11:44 am

I was wondering, has anyone come across any newer games that are similar to Dizzy - i.e. you walk around a landscape, picking things up, and using them to solve puzzles? I can't think of any, but I'm not all that into newer games.

It seems odd if there aren't!

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Post by DizzyFanUK » Mon Jan 25, 2010 7:29 pm

If you haven't already,I think its worth checking out games like: Giddy, Spuds Quest and Clover...
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Post by WhyNotSmile » Tue Jan 26, 2010 3:16 pm

DizzyFanUK wrote:If you haven't already,I think its worth checking out games like: Giddy, Spuds Quest and Clover...
Thanks - I'll check those out. Is that the same Giddy who had a spectrum game? Guy with big hands, I think..?

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Post by Deejay » Mon Feb 01, 2010 9:59 am

I try not to self-promote too much, but Clover - A Curious Tale will be out on PC soon; we're just in the testing stages at the moment.

Like Dizzy, with no death or health, and a political theme. Side quest (not gold coins!) and multiple endings too.

Check the links in my sig for more info. It's being published by Blitz Games Studios, which is owned by the Oliver twins.
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Post by WhyNotSmile » Mon Feb 01, 2010 1:08 pm

Thanks for the link!

I checked out Spud's Quest, and really enjoyed it!

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Post by DizzyFanUK » Mon Feb 01, 2010 1:24 pm

I try not to self-promote too much
you should :) - it's a great little game!!!
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Post by Meph » Sat Apr 16, 2011 5:37 pm

A friend was telling my how he enjoyed playing Dizzy.. it turned out to be Giddy.. never seen it before and he looked like a real rip off.
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Post by Bag of Magic Food » Sat Apr 16, 2011 10:38 pm

Wibble World Giddy was a sort of parody of games like Dizzy and Seymour. But I think the Fantasy World Dizzy music fit that game even better than it fit Fantasy World Dizzy.

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Post by Jabie » Tue Mar 20, 2012 7:09 pm

Tombi for the PS, about twelve years ago.

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Post by Deejay » Fri May 04, 2012 1:15 pm

Quiet, Please! is a cute and simple puzzle game. It's quite minimalist, but has some very good qualities: http://www.nostaticsoftware.com/2012/04 ... indie.html

The very small map means there's no endless walking around, and the lack of dialogue means there's comparatively few puzzles set up by narrative.
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