Today's collection of independent game links include more top ten lists, a MMF competition sponsored by Clickteam, MDickie's games going free, and Knytt merchandises. Thanks to Paul Eres for contributing a couple of these. (image source)

DIYgamer: Top 10 Indie Games of the Decade
"With a new decade just around the corner, I thought it would be fun to revisit some of my indie favorites throughout this decade, one for each year starting with the year 2000."

Boing Boing: the 10 most-anticipated games coming in the new year
"Ten of the games that you'll likely be hearing much more about in the months ahead, as their gestation periods finally end."

GameBuilder: The 20 Event Competition 2010
"Clickteam and GameBuilder are bringing you an amazing competition, with the best and most prizes we've ever had before. We have 10 prizes that will be awarded to the top 10 placing games." The Great Game Giveaway
"It's sad to give away the games I worked so hard on, and to concede that they no longer have so much market value. That said, the compilation CD will still be available to purchase (at an insignificant price) for those who wish to own the full body of work at its best and in a convenient format."

GameSetWatch: Nifflas Selling Knytt, Knytt Stories Shirts
"Developer Nicklas "Nifflas" Nygren (NightSky) is selling two shirts with fantastic black and white artwork drawn by Sara Sandberg and depicting scenes from beloved indie platformers Knytt/Knytt Stories."

Game Maker Gazette: Top 10 GM Games of '09
I don't really agree with the list that much, but it still has the oddest selection of Game Maker projects that most people have not played before, hence it's worth a look.

Gamezebo: Best of 2009
"From January to December, Gamezebo writers played, reviewed, analyzed and picked apart hundreds of games, so it takes something pretty special to stand out from the crowd. The following list contains our picks for the most memorable games of 2009."