With all the indie successes cropping up as of late, it can be difficult trying to keep track of who's making what. In an effort to sift through all the studios, gamers have adopted a habit of only associating indie studios with their most popular game. That's a bit reductive--especially for indie developers, who are some of the most prolific producers of content. Without millions of dollars invested into each game, indies can afford to create loads of shorter, compact experiences and share them freely with the world.
Like reading the unpopular books of a renowned author or watching a director's first student films, there can be something deeply gratifying about exploring a developer's work outside of their claim to fame. With that in mind, the following games are all well worth your time--and if that's not enough to convince you, perhaps the high caliber names attached to them will.