2021 Competition Entrants

by Dejobaan Games, Grey Alien Games, and Superhot Presents
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T-Minus 30 is a fast-paced management sim where you construct a city and assemble a space fleet to escape a dying Earth. In 30 minutes (30 years in-game), you must scavenge a post-apocalyptic environment to build infrastructure, grow crops, generate power, and build rockets to save as many people as you can before the clock runs out.

by Odd Bug Studio
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Tails of Iron is an Adventure RPG-lite game set in a charming and brutal world. Playing as Redgi the Rat, you are heir to the throne when your kingdom is raided by the Iron Frog. Players face challenging, tactical and stunning combat encounters in order to rebuild the Rat Kingdom.

by Tuxedo Labs
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Prepare the perfect heist in this simulated and fully destructible voxel world. Tear down walls with vehicles or explosives to create shortcuts. Stack objects to reach higher. Use the environment to your advantage in the most creative way you can think of.

by Team Lazerbeam
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Half game. Half album. All awesome! A colourful art-punk adventure towards the best night of your life. Guaranteed to cheer you up in half an hour or your money back!

The Superweaks recorded six new songs. Team Lazerbeam made six new games. We tied everything together into one tale of bands, butts and bootleg battlet0adz.

by Ash K, Amber Fiddlemouth, Maks Loboda
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A playful text editor that blurs the line between game and tool. Everything you do is accompanied by fancy animations and the characters surrounding the workspace respond to your actions. While being fully functional as a text editor textreme 2 is mostly focused on making your experience writing in it as juicy as possible.

by Creaky Wrist House
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While escaping from a skirmish during the Mexican Revolution with her partner Angel, soldadera Petra falls into a chasm and finds herself trapped in the ancient ruins of an Aztec temple. Can she solve the puzzle of the ancient Aztecs and escape, or will she succumb to the horrors that lurk within?

A bite-sized horror experience, Tezca: In The Shadows is a student project produced in the Animation & Illustration program at SJSU.

by Taylor Swietanski
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please doctor please

waiting for your call

wicked won't be alone

flowered road-side

left penny-eyed

comes down hard

worry on your head so you can't eat

pill drown drench

remedy, bloody sea

ripping out old wallpaper, flowered

we all sign the book

shredded destroyed

another hospital trip

you visiting a flowered room

your hero past lying

with remain, lingerance

when you go down to the river

to dust remember, receive

& travel on it or

live cursed forever

by Cosmic Brew Studios
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The Antimatter Kid is a 3D platform game where you have to complete puzzles and overcome obstacles following the adventures of a little boy and his favourite toy. All of this while the child's imagination transforms the environment in real-time. This way, everyday objects take on epic dimensions, alternating challenges arisen from imagination with domestic dangers.

by Jack Boylan
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Save the day with jetpacks!
The galaxy's residents have been frozen in stasis! It's up to the titular bear and admiral to battle bizarre cartoon aliens and set things right. With pick ups, platforming and primary colours, The Bear And The Admiral takes inspiration from the games and tv shows of the 1990s to form an upbeat, out of this world adventure.

by Mighty Yell Studios
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Flex your inner teenager in The Big Con, an adventure game where you hustle across the country as a teen trying to save your family video store. In classic 90s con movie style, you'll get to persuade and pilfer your way to greatness using a whack of potential grifts.

Play as a high school junior gone AWOL from band camp to seek revenge on the loan sharks that threaten your mom's video store... 'cause fighting with your mom is YOUR job; no one else gets to do that! Sneak around, wear disguises, pickpocket, solve puzzles and maybe profit from the latest collectible plushie craze; all while making an interesting friend or two along the way.

by CYOD Ltd
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A long lost diary falls out of a book. What would you do?

'The Boy in the Book' tells the true story of Nathan Penlington's discovery of a child's enigmatic diary hidden inside an old 'Choose Your Own Adventure' book bought on eBay. But much the like the books in which it was found, what happens next is all down to YOU.

Along with three filmmakers who will document your journey, you must help Nathan to unravel the mystery of the diary - but are its pages the only thing to be holding secrets?

Filmed over two years and told over 10 chapters, there is no correct way through 'The Boy in the Book'. Different decisions can lead to very different endings… but every path you take actually happened.

Now you just have to choose wisely.

by Trumbus Games
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The Call of Karen is a PC simulation comedy game about a 1950s suburban housewife whose home is being invaded by Cthulhu. You play as said housewife, Karen, who is trapped in an unhappy marriage taking care of an ungrateful child, and is faced with the struggle of keeping up appearances in the face of a home gone mad. Play through tasks that a suburban mom would do as her house slowly descends into chaos!

Features:
- Intense physics-based vacuuming, cooking, and cleaning action!
- An intriguing, funny, and fully voiced narrative featuring Cthulhu and 1950s misogyny run amok!
- The experience of slowly losing your mind in the face of eldritch madness...and the messes your husband and children leave behind!

by Thunderbox Entertainment
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It's the last 10 minutes of your favorite sci-fi TV show… except that this time things have gone seriously wrong and The Captain Is Dead!

This turn-based, survival/strategy puts you in the Captain's chair as you try to save your crew from being blown to bits by aliens...

by Merlino Games
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A tense exploration game with stealth super-powers, set in the 70s, filled with glorious fat pixels.

You wake up in a secret facility, with no recollection of why you are there, who you are or why you are wearing a Hawaiian shirt. Speakers are blaring an urgent message: evacuate. As you find your way out and sneak past the robotic security guards, you will uncover the secrets of this mysterious place.

Transform into enemies, dash, teleport, spawn objects out of thin air and super-punch your way through this moody retro stealth game.

Includes different graphics modes to simulate your favorite graphics from the late 90s to the early 2000s.

by John William Evelyn
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The Collage Atlas invites you on a journey through an entirely hand-drawn picture-book dream-world.

From the grass beneath your feet, to the butterflies dancing in the air, to the floating islands drifting overhead - every little detail has been lovingly-crafted with pen & ink on paper.

At its heart is a journey exploring agency, memory, and hope. But so much more awaits those that venture off the beaten-path, with dozens of secrets tucked away in all corners of the world…waiting to be discovered.

Through your efforts, forests will grow, flowers will bloom, structures will rise…and airships will fly.

"Though light may fail,
And rain may fall,
Have heart.
There are still ways ahead.
But where to begin?"

by 302 Interactive
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The Commission 1920 is a turn-based strategy game set in the roaring 1920s where you play as a Don of a mafia family. The goal is to manage your resources and exert your influence on the city to remove competing powers using violence, politics, and careful investment of illegal rackets. The Commission 1920 is a re-imagining of the original The Commission: Organized Crime game.

by Teresina Ho
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Information is constantly circulated online. But can you tell what's true from what's not?

In The Curious Case of the Croaked Cats, tragedy has happened - the cats are dead - and the truth is being obstructed by false information that spreads like wildfire. You are hired as a professional debunker whose job is to find clues and deduce what can be trusted.

Travel freely around the Internet to gather opinions, articles and other data about the tragedy. Meet different characters on the way, save posts or articles that may be relevant, and report accounts that are spreading misinformation. Only by identifying myths from facts will the mystery be solved.

by Spooky Doorway
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Delouse your room with sage and pack up your travel-sized ouija board, it's time to enter Twin Lakes - America's 34th most haunted city. Join Detective McQueen as he puzzles his way through six chilling cases, risking life and pixelated limb to solve the macabre mysteries that plague this poor town.

Twin Lakes is a cursed city. Less cursed than say, "Demons will tear it apart" but more cursed than "always loses its keys" or "often steps in puddles". It's roughly in the middle of the cursed scale, is what we're trying to say.

Cursed enough that it's a nuisance. Cursed enough that somebody has to deal with it…

That's where The Darkside Detective comes in. Whenever you hear a bump in the night, feel a tingle up your spine, or smell something fishy, Detective Francis McQueen isn't far behind.
No, he doesn't smell of fish - it's a phrase, come on...

Along with his ever-present (in body, if not mind) sidekick Officer Dooley, the two make up Twin Lakes Police's Darkside Division, the department tasked with investigating the city's many strange, often paranormal, always paradoxical goings-on.

Join them in this frighteningly funny point-and-click adventure as they investigate six more standalone cases and do what they can to keep the Darkside at bay.

by Artefacts Studio
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Step into the wacky heroic fantasy universe of the Dungeon of Naheulbeuk. Lead a team of unlikely and clumsy heroes in an epic and challenging tactical RPG. Live an adventure filled with humor, surprises and silly encounters.

Explore the dungeon in real-time to advance the story and your characters and face many enemies in turn-based battles that will put you to the test. Escape traps and solve deadly puzzles to unlock the most impressive treasures. Bizarre conversations, absurd situations and unusual encounters await!

by The Eureka Trail Team
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It's 1850. You and your caravan are hoping to strike it rich by surviving the Westward trek to Eureka, California during the height of the gold rush. Test your wits and fitness by taking steps in the real world, earning money for supplies, hunting for food, tending animals, and avoiding dysentery, thieves, and other trail challenges! Remember, each step you and your caravan members take brings you closer to Eureka where you can stake your claim to Gold and assured fortune. Your caravan will travel for 15 tense days, during which you are encouraged to walk more, socialize with other caravan members, and have fun. You'll begin by choosing one of 10 roles (e.g., Wagonmaster, Carpenter, Horse Thief) and purchasing wagons, animals, fine china, and other critical supplies for the trip. Each caravan spends one real world day at a checkpoint (e.g., Independence, Missouri) or on a trail segment. On checkpoint days you will earn money (based on the steps you take and your wage), recover health, and purchase and sell supplies and food. On trail segment days, you will journey along the trail (based on your steps, animals, wagons, and caravan weight), hunt for food, and respond to challenges and events. Survival depends on making it to the next checkpoint. Your caravan's fame and fortune depend on reaching the Eureka boomtown early, so get moving! Good Luck!

This reimagining of the classic Oregon Trail game combines classic challenges like fighting dysentery and fording rivers with new game mechanics like cooperative team-based play, step-tracker based progress, health, and tending of animals. The snarky tone of the challenges contrasts nicely with the beauty of the pixelated paintings of Gary Stone, creating an unforgettable journey meant to be fun for all ages.

by Tomas Sala
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Combining intense dogfighting and acrobatic aerial combat with an awe-inspiring open world and bestiary of fantastic enemies on land, sea, and in the air, The Falconeer is an open-world air combat game, featuring frenetic aerial dogfights and deep exploration of the mysterious open-world of The Great Ursee.

The Great Ursee is a near-infinite body of water and home to the competing factions of The Falconeer. In the skies the rich and the powerful safeguard their assets aboard airships defended by mercenary Falconeers, while revolution and dissent brews among the downtrodden and poor on the waters below. Players will support their chosen faction from the back of a mighty warbird, flying missions that will shape the fate of The Great Ursee.

by Brandon Poole
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Sited at the Center for Marine Simulation in St. John's Newfoundland, aboard a simulator retrofit as drone-ship command station, the game's narrator remembers their time living aboard the digital twin as engineer; as anchorite; as prisoner; as Solarist.

A speculative point-and-click interactive fiction game.

by Mi'pu'mi Games
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Barcelona, 1977. An ex-cop in a wheelchair witnesses a murder, and teams up with a young ambitious journalist to bring the truth to light. With camera, binoculars and transmitter in hand, uncover the town's secrets from your balcony in this soul-searching detective mystery.

A detective mystery set in the political powder-keg of Barcelona in 1977. You play Jorge, an ex-cop in a wheelchair with a difficult past. Alone on your balcony, you watch the world pass by through binoculars.

One stormy night, you witness a murder. Determined to uncover the truth, you form an unlikely alliance with young ambitious journalist Melinda and start your investigation.

Together, you'll solve a complex mystery by unravelling the secrets of unsuspecting neighbors.

Inspired by classic crime noir films and games like Campo Santo's Firewatch, The Flower Collectors is a detective story with a whole lot of heart.
• Solve a captivating murder mystery with an unusual storyline
• Meet a host of colourful anthropomorphic characters in a lush, atmospheric world
• Investigate using your binoculars, camera and transmitter to uncover neighborhood secrets from your balcony
• Create a crime chronology to figure out whodunnit
• Interrogate priests, beggars, club singers and nosy old ladies alike
• Dive into the unique setting of post-Franco Barcelona in the 70ies
• Emphasizes characters, world building and narrative over skill challenges

by Brian Wilson
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The Forest Cathedral is a first-person psychological thriller set on a remote island. Playing as scientist Rachel Carson, players will slowly uncover the effects of DDT by using advanced environmental technology to solve 2D/3D connected puzzles in this dramatic retelling of Silent Spring.

by Maxi Molina (SandraMJdev)
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Join a ragtag band of misfits as they piece together how Ader, a one-eyed farmboy with seemingly impossible dreams, becomes the most celebrated knight the kingdom of Acazhor has ever known!

This gorgeous, fully voice-acted and animated visual novel unravels in unexpected ways with a perfect blend of mystery, comedy, himbos and romance!

Currently Chapters 1 to 3 are available, with one last chapter and an epilogue yet to come!

by Power Struggle Games
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Want to get rich, quick? Welcome to FERIOS, where you'll be empowered to pursue wealth and success as a mid-level stockbroker! Your wildest dreams of wealth can come true… at the cost of everything else.

by Improx Games
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Venture through six unique areas of the cube-world and overcome three-dimensional brain-teasers in this upcoming puzzle adventure game. Collect stickers on the cube's sides and use their distinct abilities to progress through levels with atmospheric environments. You, the Last Cube, were awakened for a purpose—save this peculiar world from collapsing by solving puzzle tracks left by your ancestors.

by Rock Square Thunder
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The Lightbringer is a 3d action adventure game, love letter to Zelda and Mario series in our unique fantasy world. The player is given a mantle of The Lightbringer, whose purpose is to retrieve a power of ancient Monoliths and cleanse the world of the corruption that has taken over the world in the form of Slime. Every level is a mix of exploration, combat and puzzles. And there are epic Boss Fights that will test player's skills.

by Alexys Dussier
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2143. In a network of interconnected matrices, a virtuoso and impetuous hacker whom no one, even her, suspects of being an artificial consciousness learns of the existence of a purge of global identity planned by the largest multinational in the market credentials and decides after joining a group of revolutionary hackers to thwart their plans by hacking her from within, in order to preserve the free will of humanity.

Enter a three-dimensional retro-neon-style Matrix, run and jump from wall to wall at a furious pace in procedurally generated levels surviving multiple deadly defense systems to steal Data and get out on time, alive.

Only your skills as a player and your understanding of the ever-new systemic mechanics will allow you to complete your hack.

by Timberline Studio
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The Red Lantern is a narrative, rogue-lite experience where you lead a team of 5 sled dogs through the ever-changing Alaskan wilderness. You must care for your team, choose how to interact with the wild and discover your dogs' unique personalities. This is a story about discovering your identity and learning to persevere in the face of adversity, not for the awards or the accolades, but for yourself... to know that you can do it. You can survive.

by Victor Selnæs Breum
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A story-driven incremental game drawn in chalk.
About getting a fresh new start in a fledgling society.
About a charismatic visionary.
About mysterious machinations.
And about the power of community.

Inspired by games like A Dark Room and Universal Paperclips.

Everything except sound by Victor Selnæs Breum.
Sounds by Emil Salling.
Music by Cisser Mæhl.

by Playmestudio
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The Signifier pushes players to question the connection between reality and perception. This tech-noir thriller thrusts players into the role of Frederick Russell, an experimental psychologist and creator of a brain scanner and virtualization system called the Dreamwalker. He and his machine are called to quietly investigate when a prominent tech executive turns up dead under suspicious circumstances. The ensuing journey into the surreal mindscapes and memories of the deceased descends into intrigue, repressed emotions, and blurred lines between the real world and that of the subjective mind.

by Gato Studio
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Slip the bonds of fate in this party-based RPG filled with Celtic myth and historical legend. Discover thrilling adventure alongside mortal companions and immortal allies as you explore the world of The Waylanders.

AN EPIC STORY INSPIRED BY CELTIC MYTHOLOGY
The first meeting between the Celts and their gods, the Tuatha de Danaan, should have been a time of celebration and enlightenment, but when negotiations go catastrophically wrong, a battle against a god leaves you near death and untethered from time!
Return to a land overtaken by magickal corruptions and a kingdom splintered into multiple factions warring for the throne. The Celtic society, a complex tapestry of different religions, human cultures, and mortal and immortal races such as the Mourians, Werewolves, Goblins, and monsters threaten to tear at every seam. Will you support the immature, yet rightful, heir, or the pragmatic general in their bid for the throne? What alliances will you forge, what friendships will you foster, what romances will you pursue, and... what will you do when you are suddenly thrust into Medieval Spain?

by Rusty Lake
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Robert Hill wakes up in a Mental Health facility and suffers from severe memory loss. Follow the facility's strict daily routine, explore his dreams and help him recall his memories.

by ANV | Hadrian Lin
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An emotional Gameboy experience about life, love and loss. Walk through time. Seasons pass. Characters age.

This is an exercise in creative limitation with a focus on environmental storytelling and simple movement mechanics to drive emotion. It is an authentic Gameboy game that runs in the browser, with an emulator or on original hardware.

by Mane6
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Them's Fightin' Herds is an indie fighting game featuring a cast of adorable animals. Beneath the cute and cuddly surface, a serious fighter awaits!

by Draw Me A Pixel
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There is no game: wrong dimension is an adventure comedy telling the story of a game that doesn't
want to be played. But behind this refusal full of humour hides, in reality, a touching sentimental rupture.

by DearRedNose
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Overview
There You Are is an exploratory narrative game where you play as a 16-year-old girl, who is suffering unresolved grief over the loss of her mom and searches for a deep relationship with her father.

This is a story based game that features player choice and action.

Platform & Genre
PC - 3rd person adventure game

by Sisi Jiang
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Theseus never killed the Minotaur. He found common cause with Asterion, until he didn't anymore. A tale of diaspora, gender, and survival.

"Theseus" is a surrealist narrative game about helping a messy Athenian prince break up with his Minotaur love of five years. Navigate a physical labyrinth of all his internalized self-doubt in this narrative adventure! Playtime is around the length of a movie, and is meant to be consumed in a single sitting.

by Camel 101
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Set in the sleepy town of Dormont – a town in a spiralling split from the fabric of reality, warped by darkness and the deeds of the citizens who reside within, Those Who Remain is a story-driven, first-person adventure thriller combining a deeply-atmospheric game world replete with tense psychological horror that delves deep into the human psyche.

Edward, a man who had previously enjoyed the perfect life, is attempting to break off an affair to put his life back on track by driving into the night, unaware of the darkness brewing below Dormont and the cause of recent disappearances. Players must confront the unknown horrors reflected by the darkness and survive the night as Edward is faced with a test of his sanity, morality and the shadows of evil that lurks below.

In development for over two years, Those Who Remain from Camel 101 presents a unique atmospheric psychological thriller experience. The game offers a suspenseful sensation throughout the story about the mysterious town of Dormont. Players can keep the darkness at bay and experience an immersive branching narrative with weighted choices and consequences and multiple endings.

by Brett Johnson (Seamount Games)
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Thousand Threads is a beautiful open world where you deliver mail, find artifacts, help people out, and fend off folks you've wronged.

Take on jobs. Find an attacker's identity. Retrieve stolen items. Deliver a gift. Obtain a lost keepsake. Complete the tasks however you like and make some money. Or betray your employer and make an enemy.

Deliver the mail. Open letters to discover more about the people you meet. Some folks are easier to find than others.

Help out. If you see someone being attacked, lend a helping (or hurting) hand. Characters remember and react to the actions you and others take.

Fend off folks you've wronged. You can attack, rob, or kill just about anyone. But you're likely to make enemies. And they're likely to tell their friends and family. And you'll likely need to watch your back. But it's almost never too late to turn old enemies into friends.

by 13th Studio
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Thousands Layered Edge is a premium mobile action/RPG game presented in an ink-wash painting (sumi-e) styled 3D.

The game tells a story about a young female assassin and her companions in their journey to prevent the civil war between the Imperial Army and the Rebellion Force, led by the 4 Kenseis.

Player fights in 1 on 1 combat with full gesture control, swipe to attack and double tap to dodge. Every victory will give them experience which they can use to unlock skills. Some enemies will also give equipment when defeated, which differs for each play through.

by Side Group
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A visual novel about a man experiencing his family relationships through a state of compressed time.
In Throw Me in the River, each scene takes place 20 years apart and examines the state of Joseph's life in Canada at that time through conversations he has with his various family members.

by Joel Jordon
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Time Bandit is a dark life sim where everything you do takes time. Place down a robot to push a box for you, for example, and it will take an actual half an hour to finish. By saving the game and coming back periodically to make progress, you are invited to explore your habits, rituals, and experience of time in general, particularly as it relates to work and exploitation.

The real-time gameplay is paired with a slowly unfolding melodrama of political intrigue, told through lowpoly cutscenes and contextualized radio conversations inspired by the codec calls in Metal Gear Solid. Eventually you are tasked with pulling off high-stakes heists to steal back from the corporation that is trying to take control of time in order to make you work for them forever. Time Bandit is an explicitly anticapitalist game that deals directly with themes such as technological automation, economic crisis, environmental devastation, colonialism and imperialism, and the social structures behind mental health issues.

by Flazm
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Time Loader is a story-driven, physics-based puzzle platformer with a twist. At the helm of a small robot, you'll travel back to the 90s to prevent a tragic accident. Explore the house of your creator, solve brain-teasing puzzles, acquire unique and powerful upgrades, and see common household items from an entirely new perspective!

by Tough Kookie Crew
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Play as Tessa Kirby, a.k.a. Tough Kookie, a groovy martial arts action movie stuntwoman/director of the 70's, aspiring to become the biggest action movie superstar of her time.

Tough Kookie is a third-person beat'em up game with a twist, set in a fantasized version of the movie-making industry of the 70's. Shoot the most spectacular fight scenes, while managing the scenes' camera placement to fulfill your goal.

by Jungwoo Yom
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Tracing is a cyberpunk-themed adventure game about saving human knowledge. The government is trying to incinerate invaluable materials in order to extend their period of power. You and your team have to save those materials and copy them to optical discs.

Use the search box to find hints about the material you need to find. After that, find the location in the city. There are no map markers or dotted lines, so you'll have to wander around the city to find the location.

by Stormling Studios
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Inspired by the works of H.P.Lovecraft and Arthur C. Clarke, Transient is a story-driven Lovecraftian cyberpunk, sci-fi, adventure game set in the future inside of a domed city called "Providence".

Delve deep into a dystopian world and investigate what is happening to you and your friends in a domed city. Solve puzzles, hack systems and plug in to explore other dimensions. Discover a truth that might tear apart your sanity and question your very existence.

by This Game is Haunted
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Trash the Planet is a resource management game that twists clicker mechanics to serve narrative rather than manipulate the player.

You play as a group of raccoons who start out collecting trash and end up ruling the planet. Help raccoon society evolve at an alarming rate, marvel as the numbers get bigger, and learn how to control the stock market with absolutely no consequences.

by Nuchallenger/Hurakan Works
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Explore an urban dystopia, meet awful people, and use an all new beat 'em up system infused with RPG/tactics/wrestling mechanics to make them think twice about picking a fight! Choose your fighter, build custom STRIKE and GRAPPLE combos, knock out your enemies, and maybe save the president.

by liujiajun
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Treasure Drifter: Nian is a combination of stationed defensive action and travel exploration, where you need to support each other and your partner in the constant forward exploration to trigger a thrilling battle.

by Meddling Kids
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"TrickShot" is a fast-paced, skate trick multiplayer shooter where players dodge bullets and take out opponents as they skate ramps, grind, parkour, complete tricks and frags for the most points to win. Play using Hoverskates or Hoverboards.

by Phantom Compass Inc.
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Triversal is a game of simply satisfying spatial puzzles to help you find your chill. Suspend a light orb over a black hole by connecting to the surrounding supports to unlock the next level. A beautiful little palette cleanser for your brain between intense tasks.

Easy to learn and super chill, with hundreds of levels to meditate through and different modes to satisfy your mood. Play at your own pace, and stimulate your brain with a light challenge and a gentle learning curve. Select from various music tracks and visual pairings to enhance your vibe & get in the zone.

Toggle on the "Streamer Assist" overlay to add numbered labels to your Triversal puzzles while you stream, so you and and your Facebook, Twitch, Youtube or other audience viewers can play along & easily collaborate on solutions in chat as easy as 1-2-3!

by Bahlsenwitz LLC
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As the game of Rugby is to Football, so the game of Chess is to tschess.

Generally the idea of Fischer random chess is cool insofar as it's a bust to the King's Gambit, and every other opening ~ but it removes the player's sense of agency and that's a problem.
tschess is a game that applies the heuristic of point/piece value assignment and - with the standard board as an upper bound - give the player the freedom to orchestrate their configuration however they see fit. We've also got some fairy pieces in there to keep things interesting.

by Leap Games Studio
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Tunche is a charming, hand-drawn beat'em up hack and slash game with roguelike elements, co-op, and a pinch of shaman witchcraft. Choose one of the five heroes, master their skill-sets and ultimate abilities defeat epic bosses, and unravel the secrets of the mysterious Amazonian jungle!

by Sillysoft Games
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Escape to Turtoa: a musical wonderland filled with turtles, aquatic dragons and rhythmic beats.

Enjoy addictive yet soothing rhythm gameplay while you feel the pulsating, exotic beat course through your fingers.

♫ Play at a variety of levels: from peaceful meditation in Casual mode to an all-out challenge on the Maestro setting.

This soothing, sensory masterpiece will provide you with relief and rejuvenation: something we all need in today's world.

Turtoa: Global Rhythm is a musical journey around the world. It's entertaining fun for people of all ages!

by Origame Digital
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Umurangi Generation is a first person photography game in the shitty future. Set in Tauranga Aotearoa off the back of an impending crisis you are a courier for the Tauranga Express. Throughout the game you will unlock a variety of lenses and equipment.

by Artless Games
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Understand is an experimental puzzle game about guessing rules.
Each level has a different ruleset. You have to figure out the rules through trial and error, then draw a line satisfying all rules.

by Upian / Hiver Prod / ARTE France
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Two young boys are lost in a maze
Put your phone in the light to talk to one of them, or in the dark to talk to the other. The more you help one move forward, the more the other gets lost
Will you be able to guide them both to the exit ?

by Patrones&Escondites
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You are tracking down the man who murdered your girlfriend and  shoot you causing you some brain damage. Using notes, pictures, and recorded messages you will have to solve the mystery and maybe, just maybe, discover an uncomfortable truth in this thriller set in the 90s about a girl gang and a broken mind.

unmemory is a crafted combination of puzzles games and a thrilling story.  It feels like being in an escape room while reading a noir novel.

by hako life
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Unreal Life is a point & click puzzle adventure framed by stunningly beautiful pixel art, telling the surreal story of a girl who travels with the aid of a talking traffic light and the power to read the memories of the objects she touches.

by Hiccup Interactive
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Mysterious notes have drifted into Sumi's home. But sea urchins threaten to shred the notes with their sharp spindles. Fight off the sea urchins with the power of JAPANESE COMPREHENSION; collect the notes to decipher the text and their origins!!! Pick up the English letters to match with the Japanese characters and show that practice makes perfect!

Urchins & Ink aims to introduce players to 2 basic writing systems of Japanese: katakana and hiragana. Players can learn the English equivalent to the Japanese symbols and their proper pronunciation within an action game environment. No prior knowledge of Japanese is needed; the game aims to teach even pure beginners!

by Weekend Warriors
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Utility for the Soul is a meditative interactive puzzle experience based on Lithuanian-American environment artist Aleksandra Kasuba's concept for what she called the Retreat House. It was intended to be a unique, utopian facility for use by large corporations to give overworked employees a fresh perspective and rejuvenate them.

Take the role of the revitalisation manager of the Retreat House and guide the visiting workers by interacting with various mechanisms hidden from plain sight. Touch, hold, or drag features in order to refresh the tired employees' souls and prepare them for their return to the office.

by Lost Pilgrims Studio
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Embark on a perilous journey across a realm forsaken by the gods and devastated by an arcane cataclysm. Accompanied by a hardy crew, you must trade, fight, and explore your way to success as the leader of a traveling company in Vagrus, a turn-based post-apocalyptic fantasy RPG.

by Synersteel Studio
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Valley of Shadow is an autobiographical puzzle game. Cast spells to solve puzzles while reliving memories of the past. Find photographs, floppy disks, and even videotapes that showcase a family's history. Explore the physical side of classic fantasy spells like Light, Force Missile, and Fireball. Sure, a fireball can blast enemies apart - but it can also melt ice, or ignite wood.

by Fatbot Games
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Vaporum: Lockdown by Fatbot Games is a grid-based single-player dungeon crawler in an original steampunk setting, inspired by classics such as Dungeon Master and Eye of the Beholder.

In Lockdown, you follow Ellie Teller, a successful scientist who is a part of a mysterious research project in the middle of an ocean. After disastrous events, she struggles to survive and escape the tower of Arx Vaporum.

The game has many features to make it more accessible to people with various disabilities so they can enjoy it like everybody else (on-screen directional keypad, Stop Time Mode, and various other helpful settings).

Solve many kinds of puzzles and hazards, which will test both your wits and reflexes. Piece together a solution to the main obstacle, where individual pieces are spread across many levels. Learn about the world and its inhabitants through voiced dialogs, phonodiaries, and written notes.

by common opera
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immersed in the calm of the pre-dawn night, a monastery prepares in a quiet frenzy for the arrival of a brutal invading army. "variations…" is a contemplative micro-RPG about how one lives in their final moments, when the approach of death is all but certain.
in a recursively looping structure of "active-time preparation," "variations…" reinterprets visual and mechanical tropes of the role playing game in service of a collection of intimate ruminations on a sobering dilemma.
while exploring the monastery and conversing with peers—each dealing with their drastic fate in their own unique way—the player is confronted with the reality of death, and forced to expose their gameplay priorities as the sands of the unrelenting hourglass rise ever higher.
reconfiguring established conventions in user interface, structure, space, and movement, "variations…" is an atmospheric meditation on genre and mortality which holds aesthetic and philosophical concerns in careful balance—an intricate puzzle box, unfolding into a dense and poignant exploration of humanity's closest-held hopes and fears.

by Team Mayhem
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Vending Machine Mayhem is a local-pvp, top-down, twin-stick shooter.
You play as a vending machine, fighting other vending machines to be the undisputed brand in your sector/city.

You can play with up to four people on four different maps and three different game modes.
Modify an ability, your weapon and the looks of you machine.
Watch out for events and humans.

But most of all, have fun!

by Cordens Interactive
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Vesper is a new inspired take on classic 90's atmospheric platformers, with an emphasis on stealth and modern puzzle mechanics. Seven is a small android, lost in an eerie planet full of perils and traces of an ancient civilization. No powers and no ability to defeat enemies until he finds the Drive Gun, a weapon used to absorb lights, create darkness, and control minds.

by Local Space Survey Corps, LLC
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Quarantined inside an airlock. No memories. No way out. The remaining crew thinks there's something wrong with you, but the Voice says it'll help you escape. Navigate volatile conversations & unravel mysteries in this narrative adventure about trust, self-destruction, & shifting identities.

Vessels is a 2-3 hour, character-driven story, in which no one is exactly who they appear to be… even you. With the help of the enigmatic Voice, possess and control the other crew members to explore the ship. Experience atmospheric, environmental storytelling as you piece together clues on a ship reeling from a grisly death and spreading paranoia.

by Moonana
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Virgo Versus the Zodiac is a sci-fi/fantasy JRPG inspired by the Mario & Luigi RPG series and the Mother RPG series in which you play as an obsessed villain.

The game features traditional turn-based combat with real-time execution of moves: blocking, countering and timing your attacks carefully as well as predicting your foes' moves is essential to succeed in Virgo's twisted and unforgiving cosmic quest to bring back the Golden Age, a period of peace, symmetry and balance, or so she thinks.

by Charlene Putney & Martin Pichlmair
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VITRIOL is a narrative word puzzle game where only your wits can help you navigate your Kafkaesque life.

Level by level, you rearrange a mosaic of letters as you journey further into a bureaucratic nightmare. Find hidden answers within the words and escape between the lines.

Over approximately 90 minutes of gameplay, the puzzles get harder and harder. Some puzzles have one possible answer. Some two. Some seven. Your plight seems more hopeless. What does it take to win in a world that wants you to give up?

As you venture deeper into the labyrinth at the heart of the Bureau, the choices you make hold up a mirror. Are you guilty of being yourself?

Visita Interiora Terrae Rectificando Invenies Occultum Lapidem

by Venturous
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Voyage is a cinematic adventure game capturing the essence of shared exploration. Whether you decide to play by yourself or cooperatively, the journey will revolve around two survivors in search for answers of a long-forgotten past. Embark on a voyage, unravel a mystery and find a way home together.

by Loyola Press
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Wanderlight:™ A Pilgrim's Adventure is a groundbreaking online game for Catholic kids of all ages as well as those interested in learning about the Catholic faith. The game invites players to explore the four pillars of the Catholic Faith in an engaging and beautiful virtual world and venture out in their role as "the Pilgrim"—a faith-filled seeker on a quest to discover and experience core teachings of the faith while practicing how to "walk in the light" and live as a faithful disciple of Jesus Christ.

by Ultaan Games
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Story-driven deckbuilder about playing games all day, building a livestream channel, and proving your father wrong.

by Funktronic Labs
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Kickflips and pop clips while you carve the cool waters in Wave Break, the world's first skateBOATING game. Score sick trick combos and shoot down opponents in an 80s Miami Vice inspired world, with outlandish characters, online multiplayer and a fresh synthwave soundtrack.

Play with friends or compete online via split-screen local couch co-op and ranked online multiplayer in Trick Attack or Deathmatch mode. Then, it's skateBOAT or die in campaign mode as the rivalry between Wave Break's usual suspects plays out in an episodic storyline involving guns, kickflips, and blood money.

Trick out your ride and get new threads too via unlocked skills and items that'll have you shredding Wave Break in style. From tropical beaches to frozen tundras, experience skate parks in a brand new way with a dynamic and high-tech physically-based fluid simulation.

Vibe out to Wave Break's fresh synthwave soundtrack produced by Crush Music, which will evolve and update periodically with new pack-sized EP drops, pop-up radio shows, and other creative integrations.

by UpperRoom Games
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Play as Wavey the Rocket as he tries to stop the Moon from being destroyed by an evil corporation that removes the fizz from soda! Learn to master the wave as you take on treacherous handcrafted levels and bosses in this challenging precision side scroller like no other.

by Matt DesLauriers (Produced by National Film Board of Canada)
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Created by generative artist Matt DesLauriers, and produced by the National Film Board of Canada, WAYFINDER is an experimental, browser-based mobile/desktop game inviting users to help restore a damaged ecosystem through exploration, play, and poetic verse. The calming, contemplative gameplay is symbolic of the cause-and-effect relationship humans have with nature, and the experience underscores our role in mitigating the effects of climate change through action and a greater appreciation of our natural world.

by Heart Shaped Games
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We Are The Caretakers is an afrofuturist sci-fi squad management RPG about protecting endangered animals and your planet from extinction. Recruit, train, manage and build squads of arcane protectors called The Caretakers, after the massive energy barrier that separates you from a wider universe mysteriously falls.

Blending inspirations from Ogre Battle, XCOM, Darkest Dungeon, and Northgard, We Are The Caretakers is a strategy game like nothing else you've played before. Grow a resistance of over 70 characters while managing your reputation, funds, animals, and alliances.

by Follow the Feathers
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Weaving Tides is a charming singleplayer adventure set in a world of magic and textile. Ride on the backs of carpet dragons and explore a stunning textile landscape, as you soar above and dive below the weave.

All of the mechanics in Weaving Tides are inspired by textile crafting techniques. The Weaver dragon you ride has a "ribbon tail" that flows behind it as you fly. It serves a variety of purposes and is the key to completing the challenges of the woven world.

Using the Weaver's ribbon allows you to complete magical stitching patterns, pull down hovering chests, drag heavy rugs, pull open curtains and more.

by Triple Topping
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Welcome to Elk is a biographical adventure set on an island like no other, where every character you encounter has a story to tell. From the weird and wonderful to the dark and desperate, all the tales told on Elk are based on true stories of life on the road less traveled.

Help your new friends on Elk through playful mini games. All games are uniquely tailored to underline the story and the mood of the game. Some are fun and made for laughter others dark and made for reflection.

On Elk, you will meet weird and wonderful characters – people whom the world has either ignored or forgotten and follow their ups and downs. But you will also meet the people who told and lived the original stories that welcome to Elk is based on.

by Upstream Arcade
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Descend into the grim and gritty world of Purgatory in this cover-based shooter which combines the fluidity of twin-stick controls and tactical cover usage. Dodge behind cover as you try to outgun your enemies in the unknown procedurally generated hunting grounds.

by Seize Studios
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The game is an Adventure / Action RPG set in a world where some people can summon their spiritual animal. Among people with Dragons and Tigers, you are the guy who has a Duckling as your own.

Illy and The Duckling joins forces with Hellen Drunkren, a young and smart inventor, whose spiritual animal is a charming Chameleon. Together, they will go on a journey about revenge and self acceptance.

by Mojiken Studio
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From Brigitta Rena, the creator of A Raven Monologue and She & The Light Bearer.

When the Past was Around is an adventure point-and-click puzzle game about love, moving on, letting go, and the joy and pain of everything in between.

The game tells a bittersweet tale between a girl and her lover in a surreal world consisting of disjointed rooms from memories and time. With each gathered clue, solved puzzles, and unlocked door, the girl will find her way, unraveling the secrets between her and her lover, the secrets which she used to know.

by Armature Studio
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On the kind of stormy night that can change a person's destiny, an enormous sinkhole opens in the middle of Whit Anderson's farm. Braving the rumbling thunder and the driving rain, Casey—their curious Golden Retriever—ventures too close to the gaping maw and tumbles in. Desperate to save her, Whit descends into the darkness, and emerges in a realm beyond his imagining.

In this strange world, constantly shifting like the stops and starts of a dream, Whit bears witness to the story of his life and gains the power to change it.

by That's Not A Game LLC
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A party game for 2-5 players designed to facilitate discussions sharing of opinions, thoughts, and feelings, Wild Honesty encourages you in a welcoming environment to push the boundaries of your friendship to a deeper, more honest level. Explore new dimensions of relationships around you, new and old, while having thoughtful and vulnerable conversations about a wide range of topics.

In between the heartfelt conversations you'll jump into a playful sound guessing game to keep the moods lighthearted between friends. With over 400 questions there's plenty of topics to keep the conversations fresh and challenging. Personalize your play session to your relationship comfort level, how deep you want to go, and the amount of time you have.

Aspiring to fight loneliness and bring friends around the world together through shared connection and conversations, Wild Honesty encourages you to go deep and break down emotional barriers in a mindful and fulfilling gameplay experience. Be seen for who you are and deepen your friendships along the way.

by Sneaky Bastards
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Master the elements in this stealth game where everything burns. Use your elemental powers to start fires, freeze water, and move earth as you outsmart superstitious enemies in this mischievous 2D stealth game.

by Jonas Tyroller
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Will You Snail is an unconventional platformer about outsmarting a cheeky, talkative AI.

You're a snail going up against an evil AI called Squid, who tries to predict your movement and places traps in real-time in order to stop you. Uncover the dark secrets of the simulation and jump your way through a short yet unique experience about artificial intelligence and the future of humanity.

by 5 Lives Studios
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Shipwrecked alone on an uncharted island, explore, adapt and navigate the land and perilous seas to stay alive.
As Kara, you are a warrior, caught at sea in a fierce storm, adrift from your tribe. Thrown from your boat, at the mercy of the turbulent waters, you are tossed on to the shores of the Forbidden Islands, a mysterious paradise.

With no boat, no food or tools, just the will and skill to survive, uncover this beautiful island's rich resources. Craft tools and weapons to hunt and defend yourself against nature itself with its wild and fantastical creatures.

Whilst exploring further islands and the scattered ruins across their lands, secrets of the past and glimpses of the future are revealed. Unravel the mystery behind them all and you may find more than just your way home.

by EVC
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It was hard enough for Alicia to make friends at prestigious Wintermoor Academy before the whole school erupted into a snowball tournament! Now, her tiny Tactics Club must transform from nerdy nobodies into the heroes they play in their tabletop campaign, or they'll be disbanded forever.

Wintermoor is a tactics RPG with a uniquely cozy and welcoming tone. More than that, it's a timely story about overcoming tribalism and valuing empathy in a world where everyone thinks they're the underdog.

by Game Mechanic Studios
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When the Wizard of Darkness awakened, it was up to one man to defeat him. When that man was accidentally killed by one idiot, Tobuscus (or "person of extremely low intelligence" - gently put), the responsibility of becoming an AWESOME WIZARD fell onto him...

Wizards: Wand of Epicosity is a thrilling, fast paced Tower Defense game with magic, zombies, and a teleporting castle.
The Wizard of Darkness sends forth his undead hordes and it is up to you and your allies to defeat them.
- Conjure Blizzards, weave Lightning and summon Tornadoes to destroy your enemies!
- Unlock rare new Wands, Robes, and Items to multiply your killing power!
- Upgrade your Castle to survive the massive onslaught of zombies and demons!
- Strap Mines to your faithful dog and shoot him out of a cannon!
- Collect all of the Magic Runes and summon your courage to defeat the Evil Wizard of Darkness!

by Didactricks
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It's your first day at the Galactic Federation of Several Planets, and your job is to destroy as many enemy ships as possible with a giant laser. Seems simple enough. The federation seems nice enough, but it does feel a little strange that they can be so cheerful about causing such wanton destruction. Well, as long as you get paid it will be fine. Right?

Gameplay
Like the name implies in wonShot you get ONE shot. One shot each level to find the perfect spot to fire your laser and blow up as many enemy ships as you possibly can. Create massive chain reactions with numerous types of bombs, ships, and environmental hazards to utterly annihilate the rebel fleet. Be careful though, you need to reach a minimum score per level or you WILL be terminated.

by JCP Games Studio
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World of Contraptions is a physics-based building game in which you build the most varied contraptions to solve the most diverse types of puzzles. Win dozens of levels with different types of obstacles. Design the best contraption for each challenge using a giant collection of blocks.

by Antoine Ramo
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Worldwide Arts Society is an incremental deck-building game: choose which artists to enroll, which currents to follow, which art forms to develop, and your arts society might soar ! The adventure begins in 1799 with founding figures such as Francisco Goya or Germaine de Staël, and hits the 21st century with Beyoncé and Bong Joon-Ho. Each artist has several different effects on the society's influence, so it's all about building a viable and diverse collective with a solid synergy ! Worldwide Arts Society is a solo project by Antoine Ramo, a French game design student of Brazilian origin with a background in ceramics, literature studies and video.

Mechanically, it is an elaborate idle game. But we're not stacking paperclips here: we're gathering a team of our most beloved heroes ! So we not only take into account their practical characteristics, but also our emotional or aesthetic attachment to them. It's an equivalent of baseball cards, but with Frida Kahlo instead of Babe Ruth. An imaginary world populated with familiar figures, which we can freely associate. There is a total of 1000 artists from 120 different countries in Worldwide Arts Society, with a focus on overlooked or marginalized creators. The game emulates in a fanciful manner a system that is usually too complex to be grasped all at once: how do artists influence one another, and how do factors such as geography, ideas, genres and oppression impact this exchange ? In-game, all of these things matter, and the reach of a given artist always depends on every single one of the others.

by Alientrap
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Wytchwood is a crafting adventure game set in a land of gothic fables and fairytales. As the old witch of the woods, explore a strange countryside, collect magic ingredients, brew sorcerous spells, and pass judgement upon a capricious cast of characters.