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Quandary Game Poster Image
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age 12+
Decision-making sim shows that choices have shades of gray.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2016)
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Son of Nor Game Poster Image
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age 12+
Innovative puzzles, play limited by stale fights, glitches.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2015)
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Gravity Ghost Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Beautiful puzzler explores life, death, and relationships.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2015)
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Enercities Game Poster Image
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age 13+
City building game focuses on green communities.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2013)
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Molecubes Game Poster Image
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age 11+
Molecular puzzler is smart but a bit bland.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2013)
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Crazy Plant Shop Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Plant-shop sim slyly gets kids to learn and apply genetics.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2013)
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Storm Seekers Game Poster Image
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age 11+
Sharp forecasting game shows how weather patterns work.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2013)
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Hotel Heat Game Poster Image
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age 11+
Keep hotel guests happy with heat transfer.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2013)
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Planet Mechanic Game Poster Image
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age 11+
Brief science sim lets kids play with a planet's properties.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2013)
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Fossil Forensics Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Fossil-based game spurs evolution conversations, questions.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2013)
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Sokobond Game Poster Image
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age 11+
Clever game elegantly fuses puzzles with chemistry.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2013)
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Backyard Engineers Game Poster Image
age 10+
Catapult-based physics with repetitive play, comic violence.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2013)
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Cell Command Game Poster Image
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age 11+
Deep science game teaches cell functionality via immersion.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2013)
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Kerbal Space Program Game Poster Image
age 8+
Rocket-building sim helps determined kids reach the stars.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2011)
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Minecraft Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Sandbox-style game with open online play fosters creativity.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Nintendo Switch, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2011)
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SpaceChem Game Poster Image
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age 15+
Extremely challenging puzzler best suited for older kids.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2011)
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Crayon Physics Deluxe Game Poster Image
age 8+
Innovative game combines physics puzzles and drawing.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2009)
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