Here are 28 other Flash games that survived the Flash extinction
Flash is dead but good bits of old Flash games have survived to the end thanks to preservation projects like Internet Archive or Flashpoint. Here are 28 other games you might remember that got re-released by their creator. The likes of Sugar Sugar, Factory Balls, Me And The Key and many more have been shined and reissued today as The Bart Bonte Collection.
The Bart Bonte collection contains a good chunk of old Flash brain ticklers that you might have played back in the day. Sugar Sugar Up There (technically “Sugar, Sugar” style) is a physical puzzle about drawing lines to channel a pile of sugar that falls into different cups. Others may remember the Factory Balls logic puzzle series. You can take a look at several other Bonte promotions in the collection trailer here. It’s good old old stuff on the internet.
Are there any old Sugar Sugar fans who are dying to sort the beans? Granted, I wasn’t familiar with Bonte games at the time, but I spent several minutes playing the free HTML5 version of Sugar Sugar. This brings me back to the old CRT screen. It’s a good reminder that while technology ages, good puzzles usually don’t.
As part of the re-release, Bonte says the games in the collection have been remastered, which mostly seems to mean they have enough pixels to look pretty on your modern big screen. They also now have a handy selection screen and a bunch of achievements to earn.
It’s kind of funny that Achievements are a modern concept compared to the old Flash games. Come to think of it, a pop-up congratulating me for doing something looks like the energy of the old internet, not the current one.
You can find the Bart Bonte Collection on Steam and Itch where it’s 30% off for £ 5.03 / € 5.73 / $ 6.99 through May 10.