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Games Like Gravity Falls

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Gravity Falls is a wildly popular cartoon about twin siblings, Mabel and Dipper Pines, who spend a summer with their Grunkel Stan in a rural Oregon town. The show is quirky, but it can also be pretty heartfelt at times. Dipper and Mabel’s makeshift family has to contend with Gravity Falls’ peculiar paranormal weirdness, like zombies, gnomes, and living wax sculptures. Of course there’s also the usual adolescent problems—crushes, befriending older teens, and sibling rivalry. Although it’s mostly a kid’s show, lots of teenagers also enjoy Gravity Falls. (I fell in love with it at 25.)

I’ve collected a list of games that remind me of Gravity Falls, so when you or your kids are waiting for a new episode, you’ll have something to tide you over.
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16 Games You Can Finish In Under 10 Hours

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Most gamers get kind of upset when a game they like is too short. They feel cheated. But there’s nothing that says shorter games are worse games. Most of us lead busy lives. If you’ve got kids and day jobs and spaghetti to make and crayon to wash off the walls…well, let’s just say you may not be looking for the epic, time-consuming experience some titles promise.

Here are some of the best short games out there. And skeptics? They’re not just the best short games—they’re some of the best games, period. Read More