Profound, to me, means made me think about a lot of stuff, and had me sitting at my computer wondering for a couple of minutes afterwords.
Here are some great examples of this. (Note: I got all of these from Jayisgames, so that's where the links go to.)
Anything by One Mr. Bean but that was yesterday
], The End of Us
, How my Grandfather won the war.
This guy has talent
for making you feel like you just did something transcendent.
I really can't say anything about this. Go play it, it's an exploration platformer.
Someone mentioned The Company of Myself
, and that's a wonderfully artistic depressing game. Here's another one by the same author: Viricide.
Just don't expect to be filled with happiness.
A chess game
This is brilliant, from a computer standpoint.
Books and games meet, in a way you wouldn't expect. Relaxing and ejoyable to someone who loves books.
. What was that? I don't know, but it made me feel happy.
. The ONLY flash game to make me cry. Don't worry, there's a happy ending.
. Takes some work, but is worth it. Makes you think.
WARNING: The last game on this list is NOT similar to the above.
Personally, I hate this game. But I'm putting it here in the interests of fairness.
Any thoughts on these games?