Surgeon Simulator 2013 is a darkly humorous over-the-top operation sim game where players become Nigel Burke, a would be surgeon taking life into his own shaky hands, performing life-saving surgical manoeuvres on passive patients. The original prototype – developed in just 48 hours at the 2013 Global Game Jam in January 2013 – challenged players to complete a heart transplant, armed only with an arsenal of clumsy and inappropriate tools and a hand that was diabolical to control, using a combination of keyboard and mouse actions. The full version now available has been met with critical acclaim and became a hit on YouTube and Steam. It includes new surgeries, back of a speeding ambulance theater, zero-g and a lot of secrets to find out...

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Welcome to the Awards for 2013 Indie of the year, we are also announcing the winners of
MOTY 2013 Editors Choice & AOTY 2013 Editors Choice.


Indie of the Year

Editors Choice 2013


Gunpoint

Interaction Award

Gunpoint is all about creative solutions. One of the most important aspects of any game is how the player interacts with the world around them and how that interaction rewards the player. In gunpoint you play as a freelance spy taking jobs from clients that need you to break into high security buildings and steal sensitive data. To make it past security you have an interesting gadget called a crosslink, that allows you to wire together all manor of security devices opening up a world of mind bending possibilities. Wire a light switch to a trap door, distract a guard and toss him out a window. Creative emergent gameplay is what makes gunpoint special and thats why it wins this years Interaction award.

Sub Rosa

Creativity Award

Sub Rosa is a high stakes nerve racking game about mobsters trying to make a deal. You have two mission types, Acquisition where all teams try to intercept an AI controlled car and take a data disk, and transaction where two teams try to broker a deal while the other team attempts to eliminate the competition. What the game turns into is a cluster of gunfights and high speed chases in this deliciously immersive little title that will have you on the edge of your seat.

Desktop Dungeons

Musicality Award

In a game about roaming creepy dungeons the first music you might think of would slow drowning orchestral melodies of an ery nature. Not Desktop Dungeons. From the music masterminds Danny Baranowsky and Grant Kirkhope Desktop Dungeons has a driving epic sound track that makes you want to move quickly to slay your next goblin or explore around that next corner. Desktop Dungeons music gives you that feeling of epicness that goes oh so well for some fast paced combat and exploration. Its musical uniqueness definitely stands out.

Fist Puncher

Worldy Award

Fist Puncher holds nothing back in this action packed old school beat’em up with RPG elements it will take you back to the glory days of 80’s games and action flicks. With 15 playable characters, 100 collectibles is impressive its the 50 levels of insane mayhem the like’s of which we have ever seen. Toss cows at a meat factory to defeat your enemies, or fight ruffians at a nude beach, bust out your baseball bat in this strange world of prison shivs and sledge hammers as you jump into a world of absurdity.

Ballpoint Universe

Visuality Award

The debate on if games are art seems like a silly question when you look at an indie title such as Ballpoint Universe. Every bit of the game has been drawn with a ballpoint pen to build immaculate environments. Ballpoint Universe is a side-scrolling shooter / platform adventure game about a doodle named Doodle. Explore doodle realms, meet intriguing, eccentric characters, get hints and items to aid your quest. Fight for the future of creativity itself in one of the most beautiful indie titles this year.

Surgeon Simulator 2013

The Ressie 2013

Simulator games are normally serious complicated affairs that can sometimes have more in common with on the job training than your average game. Surgeon’s have a deadly serious job filled with complex tasks and years of study. Surgeon Simulator 2013 mixes the two in a darkly humorous and often over the top bloody fashion. Armed with only an arsenal of clumsy and inappropriate tools and a hand thats semi-controllable you try to save lives! Mostly. The original prototype was developed in just 48 hours, but over time its become an odd but fun joy for gamers.

Chasm

Best Upcoming

Chasm is a 2D Platformer Action-RPG that takes the hack’nslash roguelike gameplay and marries it to a Metroidvania-style platformer. Its aim is to immerse you in its 2D fantasy world full of exciting treasure, deadly enemies and abundant secrets. You take on the roll of a soldier passing through a remote mining town on a journey home from a long war, the town’s miners have recently disappeared after breaching a long-forgotten temple far below the own. Can you defeat the reawakened ancient slumbering evil lurking in the dark? We here at IndieDB are so excited to explore Chasm, enough so to give it this award!

Pixel Piracy

Best Alpha Funded Indie

Every so often a game will come around that instantly captures thousands of players attention. Pixel Piracy excels at offering the sense of grand adventure on the high sea’s that would be pirates yearn for. Your captain of a mighty sailing vessel tasked with roaming the procedurally generated world facing off against other pirates, hostile forces while recruiting and managing a crew of cut throats. Yar

Monaco

Best Multiplayer

Everyone has at one point or another wanted to pull of the ultimate heist. To come up with a plan, recruit your group of thieves each with his or her own speciality then set out to make the big score. If this sounds fun you’ll love monaco. It truly is coop at its best, players rely on each others diverse skill set to deal with guards, steal phat loot and generally be sneaky crafty thieves. Don’t get caught missing out on an incredible title like Monaco.

Rogue Legacy

Best Singleplayer

Rouge legacy is one of those games you just can’t put down. It sucks hours and hours of playtime out of you, each one more enjoyable than the last. With addictive yet satisfying gameplay and a unique progression system not seen in past titles Rouge Legacy is a joy to be had. Upgrading your keep acquiring new gear and abilities. Its a game that will be played on for generations.

Editors Choice Best Overall

Final 3 Countdown


3rd Place - Desktop Dungeons

A quick-play roguelike puzzle game that gives you roughly 10 minutes of dungeon-crawling action per serving. It straddles the casual and hardcore boundary in that, while you might die frequently because the game is tricky and unforgiving, it’s so approachable and quick to get into that you keep wanting just one more round.

2nd Place - Monaco

Monaco is a heist game, like the movie Ocean’s 11. Play by yourself or with up to 4 people on the same screen or online. Each player must take advantage of their own unique character class – the Hacker can shut down the security systems while the Muscle blows a hole through the wall. Monaco does not yet have a release date. It will be on the PC and at least one console. If you want to follow development, check out the facebook and twitter pages. I update them constantly!

1st Place - Rogue Legacy

Rouge Legacy checks every box for a fun fast paced indie experience like no other. Not only is it a game you would never see coming out of a mainstream developer. A title where death isn’t the end and a meta game that surprised us with its fun unique way of progression it had our staff playing for months after release and fully deserves the title of Number one indie title for 2013.

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the game is good and you need steam or desura to buy it and play it

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I bought it,played it,enjoyed it.

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how i can download this help please

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Idiot just buy it *******

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Very very Good Game :D

My Let´s Play Youtu.be

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