Why Not Games
The Quiet Sleep is a collection of stories set in a simulation/tower defense game in which you build out your mind in order to achieve your personal goals and maintain control over your emotions.
Develop your traits to gain new abilities! Decide whether to turn your ambition to the highs of the feeling of achievement or the lows of self-loathing. Choose whether or not to renounce your homeland. Determine how alone you really are.
Michael Hicks and Gonçalo Antunes
Will you let other people stop you from pursuing your dreams? For generations, a village of goblins has been trapped inside a mysterious forest; anyone who attempts to leave returns hopeless and defeated. Determined to break new ground, a young goblin named Motus plans to build a series of bridges through the forest. However, his perseverance will soon be tested, as he meets bullies that use their own words to stop him. Will you find a way through life's forest, or like others be lost in its depths with no will to continue?
Studio Egg Roll
A dark fantasy action adventure where you unbury a tale of intimacy and violence in order to cleanse a demonic infestation from a once-beautiful land.
A Demon Hunter receives a letter from Daniel, a man begging for help against a demonic infestation from the mountain that he calls home. The Hunter, in a search for him through the cold and abandoned world, will discover a twisted tale of intimacy and violence of the past, and must use that knowledge to purge the demons from the once-beautiful land.
In 1983, Peter Norwood, one of the world's most celebrated pianists and composers, mysteriously vanished. His private mansion was turned into the Hotel Norwood, which, over the years, accumulated its own share of notoriety. But the mystery of what really went on during Norwood's time never truly got uncovered... until now.
Bill Viola and the USC Game Innovation Lab
The Night Journey is a collaboration between renowned media artist Bill Viola and designers at the USC Game Innovation Lab, it uses both game and video techniques to tell the universal story of an individual's journey towards enlightenment.
As a demon army besieges his village, a young ninja ventures through a cursed world, to deliver a scroll paramount to his clan's survival. What begins as a classic 8 bit action platformer soon unravels into an expansive time-traveling 16 bit adventure full of thrills, surprises, and humor.
Eugene Ashley High School and Utah State University
Tri Pie Interactive
Professor Magnus and and his trusty AI companion, Armitage, successfully developed a working magnet gun prototype. During a testing session the lab is attacked and they must find a way out.
The Magnet Trials is a first person action adventure game where you use physics to fight, platform, and solve puzzles.
Morgan Adam Miller
Explore the forgotten history and deepest, darkest secrets of The Lost Cave of the Ozarks in this narrative-driven puzzle platformer!
THE LONG DARK challenges solo players as they explore an expansive, frozen wildernes. In the aftermath of the geomagnetic disaster that wiped modern technology off the map, there are no zombies — only you, the cold, and all the threats Mother Nature can muster. This is an experience about solitude, vulnerability, and life on the margins of a global disaster. This is The Quiet Apocalypse.
The Stonebot Studio
The Last Friend is a tower-defense game beefed up with strategic Beat 'em-up elements, where players must balance their attack and defense tactics to defend their mobile dog shelter.