2020 Competition Entrants

by Karolis Dikcius - design, writing, art & programming; Cesque - music
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A surreal narrative focused roguelite text adventure. In it you play a man stuck in the same day who has to get to the top floor of an unusual building to find his loved one. Each floor is a perilous mystery to unravel. Each time you die the day resets.

by Ben Haderle
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Ladders! is an arcade style action game for iOS and Android where you climb an endless onslaught of ladders as long as you can!

The ideas of risk, flow, and growth guided the development. Risk, in the context of each individual choice the player has to make. Flow, in terms of the desirable state of the player throughout one session. Growth, for the pure pursuit of practicing a skill and becoming better.

I hope you enjoy climbing!

by Grundislav Games
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The Gateway to Vespuccia, the City of Air and Light, Lamplight City - the thriving port city of New Bretagne is a beacon of progress and industrial advancement in the New World. Yet beneath the promises of a shining 19th-century future, the city rests upon foundations of poverty, class struggle, and crime.

For police detective turned private investigator Miles Fordham, Lamplight City's shadowy corners are just part of the territory. But with his former partner constantly speaking to him from beyond the grave, his grip on sanity is slowly loosening. Can Miles find justice for his clients and track down his partner's killer before his entire world comes apart?

Lamplight City is a detective adventure set in an alternate steampunk-ish "Victorian" past.

by Simona Maiorano
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A young girl escapes from her hometown, leaving friends and family.

After many years, she returns to her place.
Why does she come back?
What was behind her escape?

Leaves is a contemplative adventure game driven by story and introspective exploration. Leaves features a semi-randomised branching story inspired by stream of consciousness genre and ergodic literature.

by Somi
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Legal Dungeon is a game about organizing Police Investigation Documents. The player must review and provide Investigation Verdicts for reports ranging from petty theft to murder, in eight different criminal cases. Legal Dungeon will teach players that apprehending and punishing criminals is the very essence of Public Safety. Players will quickly become experts in revealing true criminals.
The game comes complete with 14 Different Endings and 6 Steam Achievements for the players to unlock. Weigh the value of people's lives to unlock all the collectables. The game is also home to a cute in-game Screen Mate Shop!

by Universe Worth Experiencing (UWE)
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Lems is the one of a kind VR reversed platformer.

The twist being you play the platforms : they are attached to your controllers and you'll have to use them in order to guide little chracters called Lems from one end of the level to the other end safely.

Lems is a game about precision and agility.

by Lornyon
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Lenin – The Lion is a Puzzle RPG / Adventure game about overcoming fears. Walk into chaos and find the claws of loneliness or carefully build your path and find the benefits of understanding and acceptance.

Lenin is an albino lion, the only one of his kind, and because of that he feels insecure and constantly discouraged. Worse, his mother does not understand why his son was born this way, and the whole village despises him and treats him cruelly. At school, he suffers bullying and can't concentrate on class.

Now, hopeless about life, certain situations seem to awaken in Lenin something that is not of everyone's reality, but only of his. Something he will discover to be part of something else.
Besides, Lenin will find other animals species , which may help him to understand himself.
However, things are getting dangerous and Lenin needs to take care with his actions.
Traveling between daily life and a strange place, Lenin will have to face his inner fears and enemies – and often, the outer ones as well.

by 5am Games
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Letters - a written adventure is a clever word puzzle game about friendship, growing up and finding your place in life.

Take a journey back in time to the 90s & 2000s, to follow the life of Sarah, a girl from Switzerland who writes letters and chat messages to her friend in Russia.
Walk inside her pen pal letters and computer desktop and use words from the text to change the world around you.

But be careful, your decisions matter! So choose your words wisely cause you never know how they will affect Sarah's life and what kind of person she'll become.

Finding the right words is hard so you have to create them yourself. Think out of the box and break apart words to create new ones. Use that to solve riddles, make decisions and rewrite Sarah's story.

by Butterscotch Shenanigans
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Design levels and gain a following in Levelhead, the platformer sandbox. Use power-ups, secrets, programmable switches and hundreds of components to build your levels, then share them to the world with a built-in level exchange that guarantees your level gets played.

by Atomic Wolf / L.inc
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Liberated combines a video game with the experience of reading a comic, transitioning seamlessly—panel by panel—between action, stealth, puzzles, and a hand-drawn story rich in choices.

Liberated is set in the near-future, a tech-noir society slipping into the throes of authoritarianism. Corporate power, state-driven misinformation, government surveillance and weaponized personal data have painted the world in shades of grey where there is no clear right or wrong. In Liberated, truth is relative, revolution is near, and players will experience both sides of this conflict.

by Expressive gamestudio
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My daily life brutally collapsed the day Marie, my wife, took her own life.

The violence of the death led to a forensic investigation, to reporters pushing doubt on the nature of what happened… and even though Marie suffered from bipolar disorder, the demons of remorse of our fresh break-up started to show up.

To try to get a grasp of why Marie gave up on life, I keep remembering our life together, the choices I made. It is a necessary evil to find the right words to Théo's questions, our 5 year-old boy, in order to help him to cope with his mother's loss.

Live my life and learn if your choices are similar to mine.

by Demensa
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a game about boredom and self-pity.
it's about me, mostly.
you walk around and press the 'interact button'.
sorry i made this

(Content Warning: This game deals with themes of mental illness, self harm and suicide.)

by Tunnel Vision Games
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Lightmatter is an atmospheric first-person puzzle game where shadows kill you. Think of "the floor is lava" but with dangerous shadows. Use lateral thinking to solve mind-bending puzzles with lights and shadows. Compelling sci-fi narrative delivered by voice actor David Bateson.

Release: late 2019.

by Fanoos Games
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Linn is a premium 2D modern puzzle platformer with a unique art style which tries to give player a precious experience of discovering a mystical ancient dynamic environment in a touch-based game. With a swipe of finger, the ​character​ can jump, dash and swiftly move through the ​air.
Feature:
● Dynamic platforms which surprise player with the character abilities to pass them
● Make you step out of conventional platforming habits
● Atmospheric environment brings a unique experience of getting lost in the world of dreams
● Music and sound design to build a comprehensive experiment of being in a mystical world
● 60 levels throughout 4 chapters each with different visuals

by Sisi Jiang
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LIONKILLER is a choose-your-own-adventure game made in Twine. Play as Hua Mulan, a young lesbian who is conscripted into the First Opium War against the British Empire. Run a flower shop, kiss a girl, shoot a matchlock rifle, and uncover a military conspiracy! Your actions will lead you to one out of four different endings. Will you get the girl, or will you die an inglorious death?

Content warnings for misogyny, mentions of drug use, mild sexual content, and descriptions of violence.

by Megagon Industries
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Just you and your bike - take it on a thrilling ride down an unspoiled mountain landscape. Make your way through thick forests, narrow trails and wild rivers. Race, jump, slide and try not to crash - all the way from the peak to the valley!

by Blue Bomber Games
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Command your squad of warriors while keeping them from an early grave in the only rogue-lite where the healer calls the shots. Heal, shield, and resurrect your way through a world filled with tough choices, powerful items, and elaborate boss fights inspired by MMO dungeon raids.

by Mooneye Studios
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Lost Ember is an atmospheric 3rd person exploration adventure for PC and consoles. With a wolf as your main character and a determined companion at your side, you will unveil a story of loyalty, despair and betrayal that led to the fall of a whole world.
With your ability to possess any animal you meet, you explore the world from many different perspectives. From lofty heights as a bird, from underwater as a fish and even underground as a mole.

by Luminawesome Games
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Possess, jump and think your way through this beautiful 3D puzzle platformer with vivid visuals and quirky characters. Play as Lumote a squishy bio-luminescent creature on a quest to overthrow the Mastermote. Take possession of the Motes and use their abilities to solve a world of puzzles.

Lumote is a game about two opposing powers. Blue power controlled by Lumote and red power controlled by the Mastermote. You play as Lumote in this 3D puzzle platformer with only the ability to jump and possess. Possession allows you to take control of the world's inhabitants, the Motes, and use their abilities. Depending on who's energy controls a Mote their behaviour will either help or hinder Lumote to travel below and take control from the Mastermote.

by Lantern Studio
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LUNA The Shadow Dust is a fully hand-animated Point&Click puzzle adventure, brought to life through wordless storytelling, beautiful cinematics and a breathtaking original soundtrack.
Inspired by the adventure games of old, LUNA The Shadow Dust is a moving tale of two playable companions drawn together in a hand-animated puzzle adventure, featuring a breathtaking original soundtrack and beautiful 2D cinematics.

Key Features
Traditional frame by frame character animation.
12 frames per second, 3 layers per frame. Over 250 animations and 20 minutes of cinematics. A nostalgic and time-consuming process - but really worth the challenge for a small indie team of four.

Single player mode with dual character control.
Solve puzzles from different perspectives. Discover a story of true courage with two playable characters drawn together through an inseparable bond.

Think outside of the box
Spark your imagination and solve a wide variety of puzzles, presented in gorgeous hand-drawn environments. Puzzles work standalone, requiring no 'hidden items' or player backtracking.

LESS reading, MORE cinematics
We replaced a dialogue system with a series of beautifully hand-animated cinematics telling a mysterious story.

Engaging Original Soundtrack
Our composer created an original soundtrack, designed to immerse the player in the emotional highs and lows of the story, kindling goose-bumps along the journey.

by Josefine Maier
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"Macbeth's Fate" is an experiment if and how games can work as an adaptation of literature, that does not simply tell the story arc, but focus on the things between the lines instead. In this case I deal with Shakespeare's play "Macbeth".

For those, who are not familiar with the play, here is a short summary:
In the play, the Scottish nobleman Macbeth returns from a won war in which he has fought for the King (Duncan). On his way back home, he meets three mysterious women, that foretell him to become King himself. Because of this prophecy (and the pressing force of his wife Lady Macbeth), he murders Duncan to fasten the process and is crowned King in return. The murdering goes on as he needs to get rid of all witnesses. In the end, he is killed in a fair fight and the righteous successor is crowned. So, hearing a promising prophecy of becoming king became actually Macbeth's doom.

"Macbeth's Fate" is an experimental, atmospheric and endless 2D – sidescroller that focuses on the illustration of the prophecy of the three witches and mediates the experience of how hard it is to resist temptation.

In terms of game design, this means, the player input is very restricted. They can either walk right, left (until a certain border) and idle. During their walk, they will be followed by the witches constantly, like a shadow or thought that won't leave your mind - endlessly. It is like Macbeth (the player) is trapped in a vicious cycle of temptation.

by Yunus Ayyildiz
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An absurd puzzle game with lots of parody and satire running on an imaginary operating system.

by Zwinzler Games
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A mobile puzzle game with unique mechanics and a Roaring 20s feel. Use your limited amount of rope to collect all the colors you need, earn power ups, and take out loans if you're in a pinch. This game is relaxing to play, with smooth jazz to help you keep calm through tough levels.

The high-rolling, big business 1920s aesthetic echoes the underlying themes about poverty and income inequality, which helps people reflect on this topic while enjoying an interesting game mechanic. The mechanic ties into the theme -- just make the ends of the rope meet!

by Waraní Studios
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Malavisión is a Guarani legend spread throughout South America. According to the native, witnesses and victims, it's about a woman that shows up screaming harmfully in estuaries and hills in seek of outlanders who have gotten in her territories without permission. She's capable of disturbing reality as she pleases.

The legend mentions a woman who killed her husband for jealousy and that seven days after, her husband showed up as a ghost to do justice as a way to put his soul in peace. This is how he transferred his curse to her.
Yet maybe the reality was very different, and much, much worse…

Year 2013. Location: Chaco - Paraguay
A politician runs away upon sued corruption acts against him were proved. He gets in a private property located in the Paraguayan Chaco. As his assistant disappears, he decides to go into his quest. What is awaiting him to live has existed only in the imagination, myth and superstition. He must overcome any kind of obstacles as a way to survive in a hostile environment, disturbed in time and space.

Malavision: The Origin will offer the most terrible origins of so many ones which are related to this guarani myth and the basis of its existence.

by Collectif Manatavo (Marie-Andree Houde, Jean-Philippe Thibault & Jean-François Gauthier)
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Manatavo Tempi is a collections of tales, videos, sound and story bytes unfolding as the user explores the app and plunges into this universe. The users can take a free, intuitive approach in exploring the app environment, designed for children aged 5 to 10. The app's interactive environment is exploration-oriented, free of rules and levels, and thought out to reward curiosity. The application is base on slow-gaming principle.

After the first visit of the house, new content will appear every play-day the child uses the app, up until the story comes to a close. Up to 4 players can move along the story at their own pace. The story advances every time a new Manatavo is found hiding around the house, each representing one of the 60 seconds on the clock out front. Once all Manatavo have been found, the story comes to a close, and the clock is finally in working condition. Users can visit all unlocked sections as often as they like, throughout their app experience.

Every visits, the kids will explore a virtual house and the world its eight tenants live in, and enjoy over 20 areas, both inside and outside the house. They will find characters, move objects around, set off sounds, find secret passageways, read stories. They will collect over the time 6 original nursing rhymes, courtesy of guest musicians. They will sing along to 4 music videos in a wacky karaoke, all in a made-up language. They will follow along as the house villain tries to bring his evil plans to fruition. They will explore the house's soundscape by setting off objects, playing music in the different rooms, and going through one of the tenants' noise collection.

by William Chyr Studio
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Manifold Garden is a game that reimagines the laws of physics.

Rediscover gravity and explore an Escher-esque world of impossible architecture. Witness infinity in first-person, and master its rules to solve physics-defying puzzles. Cultivate a garden to open new paths forward, where an eternal expanse awaits.

by Your Shaman Games
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You control an augmented reality character using exotic weapons to survive the zompocalypse.

by Moloch Media
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Mars Underground is an apocalyptic adventure game where you relive the same day over and over. With each cycle new items can be picked up and topics unlocked.​
It's your first day at a new school. Every day is your first day at a new school. Every night the world ends.
Take experimental prescription drugs. Talk to a toilet. Get hit by a car. Humiliate yourself repeatedly. All in the name of figuring out what on earth is going on.

by Froach Club & Poppy Works
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Melon Journey 2 is a story-exploration game about revisiting a town full of adorable animals with eccentric personalities. Yet under its cute and nostalgic surface lies a dark tale of crime and corruption...

Play as Honeydew, an employee of a huge melon factory, and travel to Hog Town where melons are illegal. While searching for a missing friend, you'll have to explore the town and its surrounding areas, and speak with suspicious characters in dangerous situations to uncover the truth.

Features:
5+ hours of gameplay!
5 optional sideplots, and loads of minor character arcs to experience!
an extensive soundtrack with 50+ songs!

by Toby Do, Anna Nguyen, Ryan Yoshikami
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Meteor-Strike! is a first-person game originally made for Sunset Jam held by the HentaiPHD stream community in the Fall of 2018. It follows a Vietnamese esports player who describes a recurring dream he's been having. The player walks through this dream, starting out in front of his home before moving to the more public-facing aspect of esports.

The game explores how stressful it can be to play video games professionally and as the player progresses through the dream, normal everyday spaces are broken down by surreal moments and images.

by Big Boot Games
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METEORA is high-octane action game that blends Arcade Racing with Realism, Fantasy and Abstraction.
With it's unique game-play and re-invented controls METEORA aims to add something new and more-intuitive to the racing genre.
In Experience the life of a Meteor passing through space. But you are not alone, there are other Meteors on your path; Dodge the meteors closing behind you, Possess them and make an Army, Chase and plan your Take-downs before the others take you down...do whatever it takes to SURVIVE!

by Lorenzo Redaelli
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Milky Way Prince is a first person Interactive visual novel about an abusive relationship with a partner who suffers from Borderline Personality Disorder.
It's a Love/Erotic story, between a guy and a "shooting star" that follows player's decisions. Falling in love with people with BPD is like falling in love with a star. The more the love grows the more unstable they become.
The main themes are idealization, self-annihilation/sacrifice for the beloved one and codependency.

Reaching the Milky Way with the Prince is the main goal of the game.

What's the Milky Way? It's unclear. Something good for sure.
How can you reach it? Helping the Prince/ giving love to him.
What's the price to pay? It slowly consumes your inner star.

by Ministry of Broadcast Studio
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Ministry of Broadcast is a narrative-driven single player cinematic platformer mixing Orwell's 1984 with modern reality TV. Rife with dark humor, sarcastic quips, and a general absurdity of the system.

Seemingly built overnight, The Wall has divided both a country in two and a man from his family. To see them again, our ginger-haired protagonist has decided to become a contestant on "The Wall Show", a Regime-organized TV show allowing competitors the opportunity to escape to freedom on the other side. However, as he progresses through the camp, our contestant soon realizes exactly how the Regime and the show operate. The promise of freedom is not exactly what it seems.

Inspired by games such as Prince of Persia (1989) and Oddworld: Abe's Exoddus, Ministry of Broadcast revives the spirit of classic cinematic platformers where players need nimble run-and-jump reflexes as well as a healthy aversion to falling from precarious heights. To reach freedom and family, you must lead the protagonist through each of the Arenas while under the ever-watchful mechanical eye of the Regime. The variety of hazardous, dilapidated environments hold an array of obstacles for you to manage—leg-shattering drops (scared of heights?), flaming barrels of garbage (extra-smelly, extra-flamey), inconveniently-placed spike pits (of course), hanging steel beams (so much rust)—but none of this is to speak of the fates of those you meet along the way.

by Studio Fizbin
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Explore a strange and wonderful archipelago in this classic comic-style adventure. Guide young mechanic Mo on a journey to find the strength to let go in a world about to collapse. The powerful Omni Switch at your disposal may not be enough to fix all that is broken...

You are Mo, a skilled tinkerer in an unstable world. It is a mysterious land, formed not only by humans but also by inscrutable giants. Giant-kind all but vanished since, leaving behind otherworldly tech deeply entwined with the islands themselves and in desperate need of maintenance. Now, an almost forgotten threat must be kept at bay. Mo is on a quest to become a hero, but is this truly what she needs?

by Krillbite Studio
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Mosaic is a dark surrealistic and atmospheric adventure game about urban isolation and the dread of being a piece in a giant machinery you can't understand.

You live a monotonous and repetitive lonely life in a cold overpopulated ever-expanding city. The phone is distracting you with meaningless notifications as you move through anonymous crowds on your way to work at a megacorporation where yet another long day with overtime awaits. You have no real sense of meaning - until one crucial day, when strange things start to happen on your commute to work and everything changes.

From the creators of Among the Sleep, Krillbite Studio is going from horrors of childhood to the dreadful lonely adult life.

by Sos Sosowski
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Mosh Pit Simulator is a VR game about a world that is overrun by brainless boneless humanoid creatures due to a terrible accident. They're like zombies but less gross and pretty harmless and just want to live normal lives. So even tho they don't have brains or bones, they still try to go shopping, drive cars, or go to dates, not necessarily doing a good job at that. But there's one person who is not OK with that. YOU! So you decide to save the world from these weird creatures. But there's nobody else left in the world but them so you end up just getting in their way for giggles.... or do you?

by Mosha Games
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Mosha Online is a a Cute and Simple Fantasy All-in-One RPG handcrafted with Love and Kawaiiness ❤ for Web, PC and Android.

¡You are the Hero! Now select your stats, equip your weapons and capture Moshans in the World of Mosha. Socialize with friends online, join a Guild, hunt with a Party, loot items to refine your equipment and design your own worlds in this stress relieving never-ending adventure.

by Edward Shin
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This 2D platforming game takes place in the titular mountain, Mt. Persimmon, where a young water mage resides with an abundance of fruits and plants. One day, the peace is disturbed when a robot army invades to plunder its resources.

You must guide the young mage and use his water powers to not only dispatch of the robots, but also grow plants that provide fruit and assist you on this platforming adventure.

by PeroPeroGames
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Come and fix the world movement tampered with by a mirror image code with three beauties!
This is a world of the perfect combination of a cool parkour game and a traditional music game——Muse Dash!!
Yes.
You're destined to be our Master!
What? You don't have nimble fingers? Meow~ Don't be too modest!
So, don't worry! If you do not excel in playing action games,
you can still overcome the difficulties by dancing to the music!
Choose your favorite beauty to go through the romantic backdrop. Now let's get started with our journey to wipe out all the adorkable monsters!!!

【Gameplay】
Dance to the music and beat enemies from above and ahead with simple left-and-right operations. Be careful of the barriers! Although it's not difficult to operate, but it's definitely an interesting game! There are abundant songs to select and meticulously designed beats! Just wait to be stunned!

【Game Features】
You will go through an unprecedented experience of the perfect visual effects of a parkour game and the traditional gameplay of a music game.
Unique and fashionable art design.
There are 30 popular songs initially. Stay tuned for continuous updates!
Different music styles are matched to different scenes, enemies and Bosses.
We have beauties, adorable pets and even adorkable enemies! Believe me, you will even be impressed by the Boss!
What? You've had enough?? Alright, that's the most I can do for you...
Well-designed scripts and Japanese VO.

by Die Gute Fabrik
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A mutant soap opera where small-town gossip meets the supernatural...

MUTAZIONE is an adventure game where the juicy personal drama is just as important as the high-stakes adventure part of the story.

Explore the community as 15-year-old Kai as she travels to the strange and secretive community of Mutazione to care for her ailing grandfather, Nonno.

Make new friends; plant musical gardens; attend BBQs, band nights and boat trips; and embark on a final spiritual journey to save everyone from the strange darkness at the heart of it all.

Over 100 years ago, the meteor "Moon Dragon" struck a tropical holiday resort. Most of the inhabitants perished, while those who survived began to show strange mutations... The rescue missions quickly retreated, and those who remained in the mutating environment founded the small and isolated community of Mutazione.

Fast-forward to modern day, where you play as 15-year-old Kai as she travels to Mutazione to help nurse her dying grandfather back to health. But things aren't as simple as they seem... Nonno has other plans for Kai; secrets and betrayals simmer under the friendly community's surface; and there's a creepy bird-like figure who keeps on appearing in Kai's dreams.

They can survive an apocalyptic meteor strike, but can they survive their small-town drama?

by Two Star Games
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My Beautiful Paper Smile is set in a dystopian world where a mad king wants every child to be perfect. Perfection to him is a giant, happy, smile that is worn constantly. Never fading and always bright.

You are one of the Joyous, a child taken by the Authorities, who has only ever known the facility and the mask that he wears bearing a smile that doesn't dull. The Joyous are watched by the Authorities and kept on a short leash as they are tested daily to ensure no other emotions populate in their subjects' minds other than happiness.

My Beautiful Paper Smile is a horror adventure that will have you running, dodging, and puzzling away from your nightmares as you sprint your way to escape the Joyous' facility and out into the world beyond. Utilize stealth to sneak past obstacles and avoid the Authorities, but don't go for too long without light, as prolonged exposure to the dark will end you as will the faceless monster that pursues you.

by Atsushi Wada, Ryoya Usuha, Nobuaki Doi
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Let's do sit-ups. Press the button and let a chubby boy do his exercise and sink into a dog's body. Maybe the animals will come to cheer him up. This is a festival of private comforts with the round-shape characters. Subtle secrets elements are hidden delicately. Do your exercise every day.

by Holy Cow Productions
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Mystic Pillars is an original blend of intriguing puzzles and an immersive storyline, providing the player with a unique gameplay experience.

Play as a mysterious traveller whose journeys across the world lands in the kingdom of Zampi. Resolve the drought plaguing the once-prosperous kingdom of Zampi by solving puzzles and destroying the magical pillars blocking the water. Puzzles are always fun to solve. It becomes interesting with different representations of the puzzles as you proceed further in the game and becomes more challenging to solve.

Key Features:
- A game based in ancient India
- Simple and unique math based puzzles to sharpen your brain
- 100 hand-crafted puzzles
- Interesting story that reveals itself the more you play
- Hand drawn colourful 2D artwork
- Animated cutscenes

Other Features:
- Supported in 20+ languages
- Voice over in Original Local Language (in Bangalore, India) Kannada and English
- Will be available on iOS, Android and Steam Platforms

by Rhino Games
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Mythgard is a feature-rich digital CCG that features tactical combat, amazing artwork, and a fresh urban fantasy setting. We've loved CCGs for almost 30 years, and we set out to make a game that we love playing. We started by designing a unique resource system that facilitates multi-colored decks, solves the issues of mana distribution, and ensures interesting choices on every turn. Then we created a board and combat system that encourages tactical choices without slowing down gameplay. The development of the combat board led to our next innovation: lane enchantments. This unique card type adds strategic depth by allowing players to reshape portions of the game board. To encourage both flexibility and depth in deck building, we built paths and powers, which can be most easily understood as a build-your-own class system.

Mythgard is set in a modern-day alternate reality where the gods of myth are real. Over the centuries, the most powerful deities have disappeared, leaving the remaining gods and mythical creatures to find their place in a world now overrun by man. Our Open Beta includes a 15-mission story with unique art and a deeper narrative than other card games.

Even though we are a small team, our effort and passion has resulted in a best-in-genre feature set including replays, spectator mode, deck tracker, AI draft, silky smooth device handover, and an exciting 2v2 format that plays nearly as fast as 1v1.

by Paralune LLC
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What would you do if you were friends with the gods, and your influence on them could change the cosmos? Mythic Ocean is an atmospheric and charming adventure where you'll befriend a pantheon of gods under the sea, help solve their problems, and make choices that shape the birth of a new world.

Features
- Narrative Exploration - through deep conversations with gods, your choices influence the fate of the universe
- Diverse, peaceful underwater environments
- Meet tons of goofy, charming creatures
- No death, no combat, no failure. The challenge is influencing the gods to get the result you want - outcomes range between harmony and pandemonium
- There's a breakdancing crab

by Andrea Interguglielmi
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In a grasp for salvation with sentinels closing in, you've stolen a Nauticrawl. You check the radar, turn a few knobs, press some buttons… then you realize

"I don't know how to move this hunk of metal..."

With the right amount of experimentation your escape plan just might succeed. Pull levers, redirect power, hack devices, uncover communications, try anything and everything.

If the pursuing forces or the crushing atmosphere don't kill you first, the Nauticrawl - designed to be piloted only by the ruling elites - just might. This instrument, your only hope of survival, could also be your demise.

You've heard the rumors. You know many have died doing what you're doing. But as the corners of the story pull back and you learn your way around the consoles, you just might get off this wretched rock.

Nauticrawl unfolds through turn-based exploration, as you puzzle out how everything fits together. Begin each run anew, but bring with you what you've learned along the way.

Think it through. Make mistakes and experiment.

You can do this.

by Route 59 Games
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Necrobarista is a gorgeous 3D visual novel about a supernatural Melbourne cafe where the dead spend their last night on Earth. Utilizing a unique anime-inspired aesthetic, Necrobarista places a focus on the usage of animation and cinematography to provide a cinematic experience that draws players into a visually and narratively captivating adventure. Through a series of vignettes, Necrobarista presents a story told from the viewpoints of a diverse cast of characters, and explores the supernatural underworld of Melbourne's cafe scene.

by Toge Productions
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Necronator: Dead Wrong is a comedic micro RTS game with a deck-building twist. Collect and deploy undead units and build an army to conquer the insufferable goody-two-shoes of the Livmor Alliance. Raise the dead, drop the mic.

Those instructors at the Undead Academy don't understand your talent. Why trudge your way through years of training... when you could just make a deal with an evil ancient demi-god? Choose a unique commander and join forces with the Necronator to conquer the Livmore Alliance and restore the Necronator to his former glory.

by Yongmin Park
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A twin stick needle-controller.

by OKYO Games
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Neon Beats is a 2D side view platformer game in which the player will evolve in different levels that are rhythmed by catchy musics. Avoid obstacles and navigate your way through each level to beat your high scores.

by Monkey Moon, BlackMuffin
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Friend. Confidant. Therapist. Voyeur. As a cab driver working the Paris night shift, you are many things to different people. Your gift is getting people to talk; and in order to catch the serial killer who left you for dead, that's exactly what you'll need to do.

Night Call is a non-linear, narrative-driven noire investigation game with a story that unfolds by way of the stories of the 70+ passengers that end up in the back of your cab. Each night you'll encounter a multitude of passengers, every single one willing to share intimate details about their lives if you ask the right questions, and through them you will hopefully gain more information about the killer at large.

A VIVID AND ORIGINAL CAST: Meet more than 70 original, surprising, realistic characters and share their lives for a few brief moments. Some may move you, inspire you, or upset you. Listen and help - they might have something useful for you.

GORGEOUS GAME NOIRE STYLE: Every character and location are lovingly hand-drawn in stunning black & white, evoking the pure tension of the noire style of art.

INVESTIGATION VS. SURVIVAL: Will you forsake information for more money, or sacrifice your income to get the info you need? Make your choices quickly - time is running out!

MULTIPLE CASES, MULTIPLE KILLERS: Gather clues across three distinct cases. Can you uncover the identity of the killers? Be careful: a guilty suspect in one case may be completely innocent in the next.

by Imprezario Entertainment
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From acclaimed horror film director OREN PELI (Paranormal Activity and Insidious) comes the next chapter of one of the most notorious urban legends in the world – Bloody Mary.

NIGHT TERRORS is from IMPREZARIO ENTERTAINMENT, an entertainment company focused on augmented reality (AR) mobile entertainment. Night Terrors pioneers state-of-the-art technology to immerse users into a survival-horror experience. The player's environment is filled with terrifying creatures – demons, souls and other petrifying entities. The device's display, LED, and other system features are utilized to create individually tailored scares using practical content paired with binaural ASMR audio in order to truly immerse players in an augmented reality experience unlike anything else. So, this Halloween….turn your home into a HAUNTED HOUSE!

New features for BLOODY MARY: REFLECTIONS OF EVIL include: Evil Siri, ASMR Sound, Noise Limit Recognition, Voice Recognition, Gyro-Dependent Content Triggering, Immersive 360 Degree Mixed Media Scenes, New Content-Paired Unity Effects, and more in over an hour of interactive gameplay.

NIGHT TERRORS is played indoors, at night, with your lights off, and headphones on. Launch the app and say Her name three times…Bloody Mary, Bloody Mary, Bloody Mary. This experience is best suited for teens (13+) and up.

by Stray Fawn Studio
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Nimbatus - The Space Drone Constructor is an action-packed simulation game. Craft drones out of hundreds of different parts and explore a destructible, procedurally generated galaxy. Build autonomous drones to fight against other players' creations. Do you have what it takes to become a drone engineer?

by Alice and Smith
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NITE Team 4 is a hacking simulation and strategy game with Alternate Reality Game elements connected to The Black Watchmen universe. You play as a new recruit in the sophisticated hacking cell, Network Intelligence & Technical Evaluation (NITE) Team 4.

Engaged in cyberwarfare with black hat groups and hostile states, you will be in a struggle to penetrate highly secure targets. Your job is to use the STINGER hacking platform to infiltrate hardened computer networks and coordinate strike teams on the ground to carry out missions that feature real espionage tradecraft terminology taken from leaked NSA documents.

by Humble Grove
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Bo and Ao: two recent university graduates prepare to move out of the flat they lived in together, over the past year. Both struggle to find work and meaning in post-education life. Disillusioned with their time in the UK and forced out of the country by a government who doesn't want them there, Ao prepares to move back to Japan, leaving their friends and Bo behind. Home seems like a difficult place to hold on to, and deep under their South London flat, something grows…

No Longer Home is a semi-auto-biographical point and click game, set in a magical realist world. Wander through an intimate flat, and examine the everyday belongings of Bo and Ao. Delve into their thoughts and insights, and mould your interpretation of the characters through branching, multiple-choice dialogue. Have BBQs, play video games, and stay up late just talking in bed.

It is made by a core team of: Humble Grove (Hana Lee & Cel Davison), Adrienne Lombardo and Eli Rainsberry. As well as with the contributions of other artists and musicians.

by Andrew G. Schneider
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The peasants of Nottingham bow under the weight of Prince John's taxes; nobles fall to the Sheriff's political machinations; deserters from the Crusades pillage the land; and fairies lure the unwary into the depths of mist-shrouded Sherwood Forest, never to be seen again.

Step into the chaos of a magical England at the end of the Third Crusade.

Maid Marian hides breathless amidst the brambles after the sack of her father's castle; Little John charges a bodyweight in gold to cross a lonely log; and Will Scarlet holds court in a brokedown tower surrounded by trees as tall as the sky, waiting for a king who will never come.

The time is ripe, a spark is lit – from the ashes of your home, from the shadow of anonymity, step into legend.

You are Robin Hood.

Nocked! is a lushly-illustrated, story-driven role-playing game. Define the deeds and identity of Robin Hood, outlaw of Sherwood Forest; recruit allies, forge alliances, find love; and chart a path between war, negotiation, and dangerous magics. Your choices are remembered and your actions shape the world, but you can't do it alone.

Story and strategy collide as your reputation spreads and Merry Men join your band: Build and expand a base in the hidden deeps, manage your earnings from raids on tax collectors, and prepare for the coming of the Sheriff of Nottingham. There is no sure and easy path to victory, no one decision that will save your resistance; will you fall beneath the Sheriff's boot heel, or will you build a movement to last the ages? The choice is yours.

Experience a lush and vibrant Sherwood Forest on desktop with art inspired by Lotte Reiniger - an early animator/director/artist - combined with traditional watercolor techniques; and original music drawn from medieval sources.

by Active Up Games
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Nomerads is a top-down engineering puzzle adventure game. Use the land spirits called Nomerads to help build manufacturing lines that can be used to build shapes or carry out various tasks. Help your village and find out the secrets of your land to help lift the curse that has been brought upon your people.

(Note that this is a demo which only portrays the first area of the game)

by Johannes Köberle & Arno Justus
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Northbound is a narrative, atmospheric adventure game set on a roadtrip.

Having just graduated from university, but lacking direction and purpose in life, you think back to the times when life was simpler and everything just seemed easier. So you decide to go on a roadtrip with your childhood friends, to a lake where you spent your summers together in the past. But on the way there, you realize that a lot has changed since you were kids.

by Nothing In Sight Team
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Ypres, 1915. World War One is raging in Europe. Four french soldiers have just arrived in Ypres, Belgium. As their leader, you will learn to know them, as they go through tragic events, in an ever-crumbling trench.

Nothing in Sight is a narrative-management game, where you have to take care of four characters.

by Sharkbomb Studios
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Nowhere Prophet is a tactical roguelike card game. It is set in a post-apocalyptic world inspired by indian culture and sci-fi literature. In this broken world you lead a desperate band of outcasts in their search for a safe, new home.

The characters you meet and items you find can be added as "cards" to your caravan -- a deck that represents the convoy you lead across the wastes. When you inevitably face difficult situations and dangerous battles, they are resolved with a tactical turn-based card game with an important twist: your follower cards can take persistent wounds and even die.

But if you survive you can recruit new followers, find better loot, and level up your Leader to improve your caravan to better face the rising challenges ahead. And should your caravan falter and fail, you can still unlock new different classes and convoys for your next journey. Maybe this time you can survive look enough to reach the mysterious Crypt!

by Gammera Nest
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"M. The city in the center of the world" continues the adventure of our characters right where we leave it in the first chapter of Nubla.

Once they reach the new continent, the two children trapped inside this universe of paintings must begin the search for the city of M., the place where they can return the memory to that world, which has now lost it.

The city is not in a physical place and can only be found beyond dreams. The trip will undoubtedly be difficult and dangerous for our protagonists, who will not only have the help of "Nubla" the elephant to achieve their goal, but with many other characters and inhabitants of that world that they will find in their path.

by NotSlot (Nir Lahad, Danielle Elias)
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Energetic CO-OP game for two!
Grab a friend and play Nugget & Penny as they fly into a new adventure.

When the kids' flying machine crashes in an unknown location, you and your buddy must cooperate to find all the missing parts of the Adventure Machine.
In your quest you might find yourselves surrounded by mocking monkeys, tricking a vengeful robot or even dodging giants' legs.

by Flat Earth Games
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Objects in Space is an open world space game where you control your own ship and can buy and sell goods, avoid or partake in combat, take quests from NPCs and follow an epic story of humanity starting anew in a cluster of star systems 10 light-years from Earth.

Spaceships in Objects are based on submarines, with no window to peer out of and nothing but sensors and charts to help paint a picture of the outside world. It's a tense game of cat-and-mouse, a stealth-action open world game in a retro 2D representation of space, but one in which players can avoid all combat if they so choose.

The player is part of the original colonising crew of the Cassandra, a gigantic ship carrying hundreds of thousands to their new home in the Apollo cluster. Aboard a tiny support ship, they get caught in a jump malfunction and arrive in Apollo 44 years after the rest of humankind. Finding themselves an outsider, they must freely figure out a way to make a living, lead a life and keep their ship flying.

There are over 130 quests in the game, but no main storyline to follow, emphasising the 'small fish in a big pond' and anti-hero's journey we aspired to create. Players have more freedom than most Triple A open world games to lean into whatever type of experience they want by customising multiple difficulty sliders, building their ship for combat/stealth/trading, and customising their own game using sandbox mode or modding tools.

by No Code
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Observation is a mysterious sci-fi thriller uncovering what happened to Dr. Emma Fisher, and the crew of her mission, through the lens of the station's artificial intelligence S.A.M.

Players assume the role of S.A.M. by operating the station's control systems, cameras, and tools to assist Emma in discovering what is happening to the station, the vanished crew, and S.A.M. himself.

by Adrian Marple
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Explore a vibrant universe of cubes. Solve puzzles by manipulating your environment. Advance through distinct worlds as you master the connections between positive and negative, creation and destruction, dead and alive. And if you make a mistake, don't worry, you can undo all the way back to the beginning.

KEY FEATURES
- 28 levels each with a collectible yin yang
- 4 visually distinct worlds each adding a new mechanic
- Autojump system that performs optical jumps for you
- Infinite resolution procedural textures
- Wide-open soothing piano soundtrack
- Exploration of the dialectic between opposites

by Wooden Leg Studio (Claudia Caillet, Meryem Erikci, Vincent Arnol, Jérémy Guarober, Clément Pilate, Paul Eyheramouno)
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Odd Waters is a is a puzzle-solving and sea navigation game for PC.
You play as an experienced navigator who decided to set sail after receiving a letter asking you to retrieve an old acquaintance.

Anna Cresy, a famous navigator has disappeared in a mysterious sea on her boat a few months ago.

To trace her, you will have to sail in strange waters that no one has ever managed to map. You will have to go from islands to islands and discuss with inhabitants to collect precious information and maybe, in the end, you will discover what happened to her.

Odd Waters was made in less than 3-months by a group of French students of the CNAM-ENJMIN.

by Set Snail
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Oddman is a fast-paced fighting game with simple swipe controls and chaotic gameplay. You fight against bizarre looking creatures and use your body to push them into piranha infested waters without falling in yourself! With a king of the hill-inspired gameplay the game offers non-stop action and intense boss battles.

You can explore unique worlds with swinging boulders, laser beams and bombs exploding around you while you try to dodge them. It is all about staying alive and progressing to the next world, while playing as your favourite characters.

by La Framboise Games
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Off the Rails is a narrative-driven game where you play as Alex, a young urbexer who visits and old abandoned train factory where her ancestors were working during the industrial revolution.

As you explore the place, you will discover memories by revealing scenes from the past with your camera.
During these difficult times of social strikes, your family secrets will show up as well as the dramatic stories of the factory workers in the XIXth century.

by Serenity Forge, Atmos Games
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Upon waking from a coma, Peet's girlfriend is nowhere to be found. Investigate the screams coming from the heart of Blackfork Asylum, the increasingly violent behavior of the grown-ups, and the strange truth about Peet's past in this hauntingly dreamlike fable. From the creator of Pinstripe and the original Flash game "Coma", you're invited beyond the doorbell in this strange tale that started almost a decade ago.

-From Red Wind Field to the haunting halls of Blackfork Asylum, explore six moody, illustrative levels.
-Fight your way through hordes of bosses, monsters, and blood thirsty grown-ups with your trusty baseball bat.
-Immerse yourself in a breathtaking piano-centric soundtrack.
-Join your quirky child-hood pals and trusty pet bird on an adventure to discover the truth about your recent coma.

by National Insecurities
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Somewhere in the Old West, there lies a cabin full of corpses.

If you had arrived moments sooner, you might have been one of them.

It all started on Christmas Day, when The Old Sheriff of New Town was murdered. In the days that followed, several dangerous strangers would make their way to the Mount Inn, an isolated shelter on the mountain path between New Town and Old Town, and kill each other.

Now it's down to you to untangle their motives and piece together the bigger picture from the gruesome aftermath.

by Thomas Moon Kang
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A deckbuilding roguelike with relentless real-time grid combat. Cast powerful spells on the fly, battle evolving enemies, find game-changing artifacts, make friends or make enemies, just make it to Eden.

by Waking Oni
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Onsen Master is a hot spring customer management game about healing. Players must revitalize various onsens across the fantasy island of Izajima! Create ingredients to match the various customer ailments, reconnect the communities that surround the onsens and discover the supernatural world that they've long since been disconnected from.

by Amanda Siswojo & Emperatriz Ung
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November 1949. The Kanshi Party just won the Mihong Civil War. Taomin Party members fled east to Mareu Island. Major hostilities between the two parties has ceased.

Your assignment as an Intel Operative is to take encrypted orders from your commanding officer via radio transmission and wiretap phone lines for the Ministry of Order & Stability. Follow the case of Vera & Poppy Song as the sisters find themselves aligned with opposing political parties after the war.

ORB

by ZOOM ZOOM STUDIO
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O.R.B. is a dodgeball-inspired PvP game in a closed arena mixing up ball game elements and MOBA mechanics in a magical universe.

Use your orbs and combine them to your character's powers to defeat your opponents and become the arena's champion !

by Orionark Games
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Football and jet-powered hockey collide in the intergalactic sport of Orb! Take the fluid movement of Tribes and the physics-based ball juggling of Rocket League and you get Orb Rivals, in development for PC and slated for a mid- to late-2020 release. Two teams face off in arenas across the galaxy, fighting for control of an orb that they must carry into the opposing endzone to score a point.

Players use propulsion mitts to easily snatch the ball out of the air or off the ground, and charge it up for cross-arena passes to teammates. Hover boots and boost armor combine to allow players to jet around the arena at breakneck speed, and leap into the air to get away from defenders or jump onto the elevated goal platform.

Orb Rivals has a distinct lack of weapons, so players take advantage of momentum and smash into opponents to strip the ball, or with enough force, knock them out for a short period. Teamplay and individual skill are both crucial to succeed in the arena, so play with friends or practice those jukes to come out on top!

by SmokeStab
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Orbital Bullet is a fast paced 360° action-platformer with rogue-lite elements. Travel to numerous planets, where monsters and dangers await you. Use found ressources to craft new weaponry and upgrades to get stronger. Only a true master of 360° combat will be able to save his home.

by Mujo Games + Stuffed Wombat
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Ord. tells stories three words at a time.

Whether it is embarking on a quest to defeat an evil warlock or creating your own world as a god, Ord. tells stories that emphasise player choices and evocative fast-paced narratives.

by Loju
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Ordia is a one-finger action platformer where you play as a new life form taking its first leaps into a strange and hazardous world.

Jump, bounce, stick and slide your way through rich and vibrant environments. Guiding each creature to safety in a primordial world filled with various perils, challenges and surprises.

by IDEA Games
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Dive into OtherWordly's galactic word quest to rescue your lovable alien comrades from the evil Lexiborgs.

OtherWordly combines the cleverness of a crossword puzzle with the agility of a matching game in a galaxy where word-loving Termarians have been captured by evil Lexiborgs. Gameplay involves flinging core words out of a sun and into related orbiting target words. OtherWordly includes 15 chapters, each with a unique look, sidekick, and powerup. There are 150 levels set at a relaxing pace, plus 15 timed bonus levels that require quickly matching related words. The game contains over 40,000 words in more than 1,400 sets of related words and 650 trivia sets. Players can use hints to aid their progress, with usage examples plucked from famous books and publications. There are over a dozen word sets per level, each packed with thought-provoking related words.

OtherWordly draws inspiration from a tradition of word-matching games, space invaders, and bricks, as well as a growing genre of peaceful puzzlers where players make careful, considered moves in a dynamic and interesting universe.

by Snow Climbers
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Our Darkest Hours is a co-op horror game where 2 players have to use light to escape from strange monsters.

YOUR VISION IS LIMITED TO THE LIGHT OF YOUR FLASHLIGHT.
- Against the monsters the players only have their flashlight as weapon
- With a limited battery, players will have to work together in order to survive
- Save yourselves in abandoned underground stations
- Survive together or die together

by Behold Studios
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Strategy co-op online multiplayer game about living on a spaceship with your roommates. You'll need to generate resources, take care of a deadly alien infestation, upgrade your appliances and build your sustainable space home. Living together is never easy, especially when you are in outer space!

by Stave Studios
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A hidden collection of postcards reveals a story of intrigue and espionage in Over the Alps, the debut game from Stave Studios.

Discover a secret history as you race through the picturesque Switzerland of 1939 in this branching narrative thriller co-written by Jon Ingold of 80 Days fame.

by SquarePlay Games
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Overcrowd: A Commute 'Em Up is a tactical management sim set on the metro that blends base-building, pausable real-time strategy, and spatial puzzling.

Inspired by classic management titles such as Theme Park and Theme Hospital, Overcrowd is the work of development duo Alastair McQueen and Sarah Testori. The London-based pair seek to add a unique spin to the genre with an emphasis on crowd flow management, tactical staff deployment and spatial puzzling across procedural terrain.

Build your dream (or possibly nightmare) station across multiple floors, assemble a team of staff to deal with any problems and expand by procuring new tech. The game includes three game modes: a procedural campaign, sandbox and "commute of the day" where you build a station on a randomly generated map, unique to that day.

by Finji
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Take care of a group of travelers on a post-apocalyptic road-trip across the United States in this turn-based survival game. Fight scary creatures, rescue stranded survivors, and scavenge for supplies like fuel, first aid kits, and weapons. Just remember, there are consequences for every action. Get ready for close calls, dramatic escapes, hard choices, arguing about whether or not that dog gets rescued, and the end of the world.

- Always keep fuel in the tank. Stay away from the creatures. Be careful. Be quiet.
- Loud sounds attract trouble, and there's no way you can fight them all. Grab as much gas as you can, rescue that trapped stranger, and get back in the car before it's too late.
- Travel West, through grasslands, over mountains, across deserts, and to even stranger places. Every level, roadmap, and character is randomly generated, so each trip is new.
- Equip dozens of items, including medkits, shields, axes, potted plants, scavenged armor, and luggage racks.

by Studio Bean
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Overpass is a rhythm road trip adventure where the beat is always in sync with the skyline. Using a brand-new perspective, navigate colossal bridges and crumbling towers on a quest to discover the history of the future. Simple inputs and challenging structures create rhythmic obstacles for any player as the world moves to an original album by Makeup and Vanity Set. Inspired in part by Michel Gondry's Star Guitar music video and from years of staring out the window of a moving vehicle, this is a game many of us have already been playing since childhood.

by Yuliya Kozhemyako & Margarita Skomorokh
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OVERSEAS is a collection of short art games, or digital poems, which are joined together by a common interface – a mysterious place resembling a spaceship.

It is not quite a game: there is no challenge and no story in the usual sense. The goal is to take a journey across worlds to perceive the associative relations between them and figure out the obscure meaning of what is going on. Quotes by Heraclitus, throat singing, a plastic bag dancing in the wind – here, like in poetry, all sorts of things are tied together.

The collection is potentially unlimited, and in the course of time new games will be added. Now there are four episodes: psychedelic trip, a forest horror, a crash course on shamanic techniques, and a simulator of an identity crisis.

by Margaret Dax
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OX OX OH adds lying to tic-tac-toe and hopefully it doesn't end your friendships.

You'll play bombs and so will your opponent, you know when your opponent plays a bomb, but not where. While players try to get three Xs/Os in a row to dealing damage to each other, the question of "did they play a bomb here or there?" totally changes the game. They're expensive to play, but deal damage when played on by your opponent. Think you know where your opponent put a bomb? You can disarm it for the same cost. Every action during your turn costs energy which you receive at the beginning of each turn. You'll often have energy left over at the end of your turn and it rolls over; you can play aggressively or hold back and wait for the right moment to make multiple moves.

OX OX OH has a versus mode playable via a single device (pass and play) or multiple devices (wifi). There's also a single player mode with four AI styles to choose from, each has something to teach you about how the game can be played. Sounds and music in OX OX OH were made by Joel Corelitz, sound designer and composer for games such as Gorogoa, The Unfinished Swan, and upcoming Eastward. The game has been designed to not feature ads or consumable in-app purchases, they don't belong in the game.