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HDOS Databank request 01
GameReclaimPuzzleBrowserClick here to play
(external link)

HDOS Databank request 01 is basically a remake of Tetris Attack's Puzzle Mode (Panel de Pon in Japan), where blocks are removed by arranging three or more matching blocks in horizontal or vertical lines. This is achieved by swapping two blocks at a time, but be mindful that the number of moves allowed per stage is always limited.

Careful planning will be required to solve some of the latter stages, especially when the only way to clear the entire screen is by chaining multiple combos from just a handful of swaps.

There is a video walkthrough here for the first twenty levels, but referring to it basically spoils all the fun (or frustration) to be had from figuring out the puzzles yourself.

Instructions/walkthrough
Additional files/mirrors

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Head Over Heels  
- Windows, Mac, Linux
Tomaz Kac, Graham GoringAction/Arcade14.6 MBClick here to download

Originally a game for the Spectrum, the Head Over Heels remake by Graham Goring and Tomaz Kac is faithful in every way but with new graphics to entice a new generation of gamers.

The player is required to alternate between two characters often in order to solve perplexing puzzles, each with their own special skills and abilities. Head can jump twice as high and fire doughnuts, while Heels is able to carry objects using a bag.

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Heartland Deluxe
LimpingFishAdventure24.4 MBClick here to download
(external link)

Originally an OROW competition entry that won the prize for best writing, Heartland Deluxe now includes cutscenes and a panoramic view but it's relatively short length will disappoint many adventure game veterans.

The author admits that the lock puzzle is random, plus an abrupt end to proceedings does little to improve the situation. A commendable effort nonetheless.

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Hector 39
Ichigo-CitronShoot 'em up14.1 MBClick here to download

Hector'39 is a doujin game made by Ichigo-Citron, featuring an unofficial appearance by Hatsune Miku from Yamaha's singing synthesizer series. This vertical shooter has basic enemy sprites, but the latest version does contain five playable stages in total.

Hold the Z key to shoot, press the X key to activate your special attack, and use the C key to reduce your movement speed. The F3 function key can be pressed at any time to pause the game, while background music can be switched on or off in the options menu.

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Heed
Ben ChandlerAdventure12.0 MBClick here to download

Heed is a short adventure game created by Ben Chandler using the reliable AGS engine, where you assume control over an unnamed protagonist who is searching for the purpose of his existence. There's not a lot of puzzles in this release, and none of them are particularly difficult, although the game has been structured in such a way that you would only find the interesting ones in the second half of your adventure.

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Heir
Antony LavellePlatformerBrowserClick here to play
(external link)

In Heir you play as an unnamed stranger who has sworn to defeat the three giant Golems for the king of the land. This boils down to a lot of jumping and scaling up the sides of these behemoths, as you try to make your way to the top and strike at their weak spots.

Progress is saved automatically when you reach a checkpoint location, but the game still has one too many ledges out of view that requires leaps of faith. Heir is also a very short game in the sense that there are only three chapters to beat.

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Heist 2, The
Johnny Two ShoesAction/ArcadeBrowserClick here to play
(external link)

The Heist 2 is an overhead car chase game in which you play the crook, pulling one successful robbery after another as you try to amass enough money for your retirement plans. Before the start of each heist, you would need to kit out your escape vehicle and occupy it with some henchmen to carry out the dirty deeds.

At the scene of the crime, cops will attempt to stop you from fleeing the premises. There shouldn't be any problems reaching the getaway vehicle for a quick escape if you've hired enough manpower and equipped them with the right tools for the job. Then it's all about driving away as quickly as you can, dodging incoming traffic and ramming police cars to the side so that you can put some distance between you and your pursuers.

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Heist, The
Johnny Two ShoesAction/ArcadeBrowserClick here to play
(external link)

The Heist is an action game where players take on ten missions to steal from the rich and make a name for themselves by puliing the biggest crime spree in the country. Your task is to drive the getaway vehicle, navigate heavy traffic, and lose the cops who are hot on your tail before tallying your loot for the day back at the hideout.

Talk to your female colleague to hire new operatives. Choices are limited to the amount of street cred you gain from missions successfully completed. Operatives also contribute indirectly to your haul at the start of a getaway chase. The mechanic will fix your van with better engines or new weapons at the cost of some credits. Additional armour can also be installed to reduce the amount of credit you lose whenever your escape van collides with another vehicle on the highway. The same heists can be attempted numerous times to increase your resources before embarking on a difficult job.

Use the cursor keys to move, press the space key to mobilize or deploy your weapons, and hold the shift key to activate the slow motion mode. Press the escape key to bring up a pause menu during gameplay.

The Heist does have a couple of glaring flaws. Window size is rather small, and players are often penalized instead of rewarded for stopping cop cars as well. Repetition is also a problem, as latter missions cannot be unlocked without first acquiring the right personnels for the job.

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Hell is Other People
George BuckenhamShoot 'em upBrowserClick here to play
(external link)

In Hell is Other People, the enemies you fight against follow the paths of previous players. You fight against a recording, and that recording was fighting against a previous recording, all the way back to when the developer waggled the ship about in the editor.

Hellbound
(mature content, nudity)
Akira Hut OriginalShoot 'em up9.70 MBClick here to download
(external link)

Another good shmup from Japan, Hellbound features more alien levels and bosses for your alter ego to wreck havoc on. The sprite designs are absolutely outstanding.

Only one key is used for both shots and shields. When you release the shift key, a shield will momentarily protect your character on-screen from incoming bullets and projectiles.

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