One hundred days ago, Kotaku reader Steven set out on a voyage. He was going to wake up every morning, buy a new Xbox Live Indie game, play it, then review it. Now, 100 days later, he's still going.

Inspired by the mini-revolt staged by some Indie devs last year against Microsoft's treatment of their games, his mission was simple: find the best games not listed on the service's "top downloaded list". The hidden gems, if you will.

It's a noble endeavour! After all, sites covering more high-profile titles barely have the time to review those, let alone the seas of home-made games flooding the indie scene (though our own Mike Fahey certainly does a valiant job trying!), so it's nice seeing people like Steven and fellow commenter Kobun (who runs an equally-impressive catalogue of XBL Indie Games) take the time to sort through them.

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Pledging to continue his arduous journey, Steven points out that the task only gets harder by the day: in the time it took him to review 100 games a further 400 were added to the service. Plus, you know. He's paying for all these. Sure, these games are cheap - some as low as $1 - but when you hit 100 days, it starts to add up!

If you feel like checking out a bunch of good (and sometimes great) games you've never ever heard of, you can read all 100 reviews (and those to come!) at Steven's site, linked below.

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