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Free PC games are awesome, thanks for reading about them

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Writing a regular column about free games has been one of the most transformative jobs I've ever taken. Buried away in the depths of the internet are some remarkable things, and being able to unearth them, then share them with a huge number of like-minded people, is always an absolute pleasure.

It's also changed the way I think about games, changed the way I write about games, and even inspired me to make games. All this from spending one day a week playing mostly amateur creations then scrawling down some words about what I made of them.

This week's best free PC games

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This week, there's a war being waged. But whose side are you on? Fail-Deadly presents a smart twist on the tower defence genre, asking you to keep the battle going for as long as possible. Also: getting lost in space, being a miserable robot, and clicking on a lone flower on a grey screen. Exciting times in the world of free PC games...