Always short of a few bob and looking for something a bit different, each week I scour the internet for fun, interesting or just plain curious Indie Freebies. This week’s highlighted titles are: Ride with Strangers, a tense experience built around hitch-hiking with potential murderers; Pigsodus, a charming “pigcelart” adventure platformer; and Dead Zombie Land, a fun little arcade game about exploding zombies.
Ride with Strangers
Reflect Studios’ Ride with Strangers may be one of the oddest video games I’ve ever played. It’s a concept demo for what is essentially a hitch-hiking simulator inspired by jump scare-fest Five Nights At Freddy’s. Think violent 1980s action-thriller The Hitcher. But instead of picking up a sardonic-grinning and sadistic Rutger Hauer, it’s actually you flagging him down for a ride. Will you survive the encounter?
Read more via Gaming Respawn at: Indie Freebies: Ride With Strangers and Others