While the indie scene produced many high quality, profitable games in 2012, there were still plenty of developers doing it for the love. Why not give their games a play? Over at the Indie Games Blog, they've compiled a list of their top ten free platformers for 2012.
The games range from the ridiculously, comically hard I Wanna Be The Guy Gaiden (pictured above), to ones that simply explore an interesting idea. But none of them look exactly easy.
Others aim to tell more of a story. But to say Nugget's only strength is its message about discrimination would be unfair - for a bunch of straight lines, its interesting art style does a fantastic job of getting across emotion.
Their #1? You Have To Win The Game, by Gearbox's J. Kyle Pittman:
You can view the full list, with links to downloads, here.