How to Play


  • P1 posts a game screenshot -- Obscure the source if possible & upload to imgur
  • P2 guesses the game correctly & posts the next screenshot (wait for P1 confirmation if not 100% certain)
  • etc.

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Rule Clarifications


  • Search engine or other detective work is ok.
  • Any video game is allowed. Unreleased or cancelled games are ok too, but should be relatively well-known.
  • Official game artwork for covers/manuals/promo materials is allowed, just try to make it somewhat iconic.
  • If P2 answers correctly, they may pass their turn and the first person to post a new screenshot becomes the new P1.
  • If P2 has not posted a new screenshot within 12 hours, the first person to post one becomes the new P1.
  • If there is no update from P1 within a 12 hour period, the first person to post a new screenshot becomes the new P1.
  • There are no scoring penalties ever. You may be occasionally reprimanded, however, with a tasteful .gif. ( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°)
  • the.kuribo has a negative score simply because he is not above such names as POO and ASS

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: Created on March 21st, 2019 (JST)
:: Last updated on July 7th, 2019 (JST) up through this solved screenshot of Shadow Warrior

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What is a boogaloo?


The Electric Boogaloo is a dance style that became meme-ified to denote crazy sequels, as popularized by the 1984 film Breakin' 2: Electric Boogaloo. While we are not break dance battling here, it is kind of like a screenshot battle and hence, the "screenshot boogaloo".

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bioshock infinite

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Nope.

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Volcanoids?

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Oh, well, here we go again... System Shock (1)?

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Yep

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You may think I've spotted your screenshot before or played the game outside of first level... But all I actually know - this symbol is used for Steam badge of the game.

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Risen 3: Titan Lords?

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No.

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Looks like Malik's blade from Prince of Persia...
And Ratash's hand behind him.

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And it is! (Also full name of the game is Prince of Persia: The Forgotten Sands.)

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Yes, sorry, I should have written a full name of the game.
Thank you for understanding me, I didn't want it to seem like a shot in the dark :D

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Tiny, but recognizable.

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Arcanum: Of Steamworks and Magick Obscura !

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I knew that would be fast :) You're right!

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Such a recognizable cow. Love that game to bits.

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Indeed. One of my most favourite games of all time, too.

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Not sure how to attach images, so I uploaded to imgur instead:

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As for attaching images, use the template from here :) https://www.steamgifts.com/about/comment-formatting
That "Cat" in the [ ] brackets is just a name for the picture typed by you; it will be visible when you hover your mouse over the image.

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Aha, thanks for the heads up. I'll see if I can remember that the next time I happen upon the thread and can actually guess the game :D

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And the game is... Ultima 2, as I may guess?..
Don't remember the full name, decided not to google it to be more honest here :)

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Ultima 2 is from 1982, so it's not that. But in fairness, I'll allow it, since it's Ultima Worlds of Adventure 2: Martian Dreams (which came out in 1991), which is probably what you meant.

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Yes, I meant Worlds of Adventure 2. Martian Dreams, or smth like that...

Upd: Oh, I see. I just remember that there is the same menu in the one mentioned by me :D

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Yep all good. I was worried it might be a little too obscure since it was pretty old, but alas..

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Cannot say for everyone, but it seems to me that there are many people of any age, so someone could still regognize it in any way. As for me, I just loved playing old and MS-DOS games as a child, that's why I can remember something.

Guess I'll skip my turn for now in order to see some more from you here :)

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Yeah fair enough. I, too, have fond memories of old DOS games as a child. Good times.

I'll have another go at it then :)

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Unfortunately, your image format is such that "right-click -> Search Google for Image" turns up plenty of results for the correct game.

One of the more experienced players would have to explain how to prevent that from happening.

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Oh, well darn. I just did a tinyeye image lookup before posting, and it came up empty, but I see doing it your way reveals what game it is. Oh well, I'll know that for next time.

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Since aonbheannach gave me another chance at it, here's an older racing game. Hilarious at LAN parties due to insane AI, way back when.

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Don't upload such a big image cuz there is Google images and Yandex.

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Yeah I just realized. I'll cede my turn then. You have a go.

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Fatal Racing ?

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Yeah, as I wrote to badbutcher, I'm ceding my turn, so if he doesn't want to have a go, it's all yours. Or you just take. Whatever works.

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My turn then. Do you know this guy ?

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It's Evil Islands, which has got its second breath after all those memes like "I won't give you a stone" :)

However, same issue as the previous one: the picture "googles" easily.
Maybe one more try? :)

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Okay...This one is one of my favorites from my childhood

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Edit: Google doesn't find it :D

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But Yandex most certainly does. :P

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It's Diego from Gothic :)
Upd: I still love the original one more than the new version.

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Correct xD

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Well... Here we go.

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Conan Exiles - The Warmaker's Sanctuary.

He is quite distinctive, was always going to be able to find him.
Champion of the Warmaker

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You're right!

Yes, he's quite interesting...and not so easy to fight with.
I appreciated how he broke - in some ways - the common atmosphere of Conan Exile.

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What determines if his helmet is glowing or not?
I have seen some footage from that dungeon guide where his helmet was dark.

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As I got it, they refer to three fight phases (100% - 75%, 75% - 50% and lower in terms of HP). The principle is simple: the more you hit him, the bigger, stronger and faster he becomes. During the third phase his helmet is starting to glow.

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Ah classic.
Now to pick a game to post.

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Eve Online?

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No, Lagi got it.

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The Technomancer

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Yes

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Hint 1: on Steam.
Hint 2: EA.
Hint 2 Deluxe Edition: EA is not EA.

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Spore?

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No-no.

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For no reason other than someone posted animals from it before.
Jade Empire?

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Nope.

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Aquila Bird Flight Simulator?

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Now that was obscure! Luckily typing "eagle simulator steam" into google yielded some results.

I'll have a picture up shortly.

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Oh you meant early access, nothing to do with EA.
Think I came across that one yesterday, but was thinking early 2000s with the fidelity shown.

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A lot of games has it.
Well, let me say...
Minion Masters?

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It reminded me of Psychonauts :D Not sure, but I've definitely seen it somewhere.

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Isn't it Children of Orc then?..
I remember there was a planet with a civilization of similar creatures.

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Correct! I'm suprised it was found so quickly.

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Inspired by previous funny character :D
I guess, this game will be quite eazy to recognize.

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Dungeon Keeper?

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Upd: Since you guessed the name of the game, I realized it actually doesn't matter as for clarifying the part (it was II).
So, yes, your turn :)

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The funny thing is that I've never actually played the game and I've never seen this goblin before... I just recognized the art style lol

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It's one of the things why I thought that the game would be eazy to guess :)
I played it a lot as a child, and still have a warming memories.
But it's okay :) Thank you for your sharing.

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Magicka?

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Yup!

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Yup, still totally not a vampire.

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The Longest Journey?

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Aye, that's the thing.

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I actually played through this game recently. It's so good!

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The Hex?..

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Correct.

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Well... I don't really like making difficult riddles, I hope it will be easy to guess.
Especially if you appreciate old games :)

Hint 1: The game was releazed by German developers in 2002.
The expansions and continuing were cancelled due to marketing issues.
Hint 2: The game was included in recent bundles.

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Sid Meier's Civilization V?

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Unfortunately no.

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Gladius?

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No, alas.

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Zanzarah?

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Hint 1: Published in 1995.
Hint 2: DOS.
Hint 3: Platformer.

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Looks like... Prehistorik?

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Does it? It is not Prehistorik.

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The Lion King?

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I don't remember seeing any lions in this game, so no.

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Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy's Kong Quest?

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No

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Joe & Mac 2?

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No.

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Ugh! ?

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Was that a guess or just frustration? Because that is not the answer.

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I've actually meant this game - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ugh!
but apparently I shouldn't've guessed it because it's not 1995'-published.

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The tree and graphic style in the second picture remind me of Simon the Sorcerer 2, but that's almost a wild guess.

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Yogho Yogho spel?

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I didn't want to make a reply since I posted a lot here recently, but...

The game has German name... Das Geheimnis von Foody, as far as I remember.

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You remember correctly!

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Eh can we post obscure non english specific games? That seems... not right?

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Well, I played its Russian localized (pirate, of course) version, which called smth like “Foody’s Secrets” :D For me, it’s not that much important as for the name origin, if the game is a kind of unique and known for its time (and it was kinda well-known :) )
But I do understand why you’re asking this :)

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See rule 3 above: Any video game is allowed ;)

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Might be allowed, but isn't it rather poor form? If you think about it.

People posting obscure non english game pictures is a quick way to ruin things. Luckily some other person guessed it, but what happens when i start posting obscure pics from my local language, or what about any other person from some non english speaking country. You can see where i'm going with this, surely?

Edit: as an example, i could post screenshots from one of these danish dos games: http://danskedosklassikere.blogspot.com and pretty much nobody would have a shot in hell of guessing it.

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Thank you for bringing it here :)

I’ll grab my turn in a couple of hours, as soon as I get home.

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I was looking for a platformer since the first image and never even came close to finding that game.
Thanks for bringing this arduous one to an end.

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Thank you sincerely for your comment! I would rightfully like to call you one of the best "riddle-makers" here :)

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Well, continuing the topic of good old DOS games...

This one is a true legend, I just wonder how fast you'll guess it.

Hint 1: Published in 1997.
Hint 2: The game (or its remake, mentioning the name) was included in recent bundles.
Hint 3: Shooter, but with a plot and many references.

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The Secret of Monkey Island?

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Nope :)

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Crash Bandicoot 2: Cortex Strikes Back?

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No, but interesting choice :)
Crash is more likely to be named as console game, not a DOS one.

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Dungeon keeper?

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I sincerely don't remember such pieces in DK 1 or 2, so no :)

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Should be The Last Express.. That "wooden" part...

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Alas, no.

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References you say? Say no more, I got you fam: Duke Nukem. Do I need to find specific, that'll be hard..
(Looked so deceptively like an adventure game.)
EDIT: I just noticed now that you even mentioned "shooter". I somehow completely missed that word.

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No. it's not DN :)

P.S. As for the specific name, for me it won't be of much meaning, if it was Duke Nukem.
But thank you for your guess in any way :)

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Looks very much like a Build engine game. Shadow Warrior?

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You're very close to the answer (I mean, the engine mentoioned).
Not SW, but, maybe, one more try? :)

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Blood?

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I live...Again!

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I hope it's not that phrase for Bob from E.Y.E: Divine Cybermancy :D
(Upd: but if yes, I would give my turn to you, as it was too fast)

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Hint : released for ps2/xbox and wii
Second Hint : published in 2006

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frozen synapse?

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Darwinia?

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Mortal Kombat: Armageddon.

I had ruled that out as on the list of wii games I went through it was listed as released in 2007

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I didnt pay attention of wii release date MB. congratz

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Wouldn't have got it till the last image anyway, as I was looking for that radar thing to be part of the UI.

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I thought this one was going to go right away.
So I will just say don't worry about looking for an obscure game, and this picture is really fair.

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Horizon Zero Dawn?

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Yes! (sorry late reply added last image before sleep)

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Sorry for not writing an answer earlier. The game is quite recognizable, I just wanted to give the opportunity for someone else to answer, especially mentioning I've posted quite a lot here recently and do not want to "fill" everything with myself even more :)

I know that I could not write this, but for some reason I considered it important.
Thank you sincerely for continuing the life of this discussion!

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OmniBus?

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Shadow of Rome?

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Yep

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