Oh man. These picks have the goods for sure. Everything from visual novels to text adventures, a spiritual revival (of sorts) of a classic franchise, and even a few that don’t really fit into one particular genre. The goods indeed!
The Eigengrau Menagerie
You are a pilgrim with powers over empathy. Gather information. Edit reality. The Thoughtforms await. Find your purpose in this uniquely challenging game, where your success is determined by your critical thinking and your cleverness!
In this dramatic visual novel, a secret war rages between two intergalactic agencies. One of them—ARCHON—is developing the technology to invade people’s minds. They use this power to rule over a planet called Teballai, and hope to use their mind-reading technology to spread their influence across the galaxy. A second organization, FOE, wants to destroy ARCHON’s technology in the name of freedom–or so they claim. After all, could anyone truly give up the power to read the minds of those around them?
The Floor Is Made of Lava
The Floor Is Made of Lava is an exciting 2D action-platformer that focuses on giving players the tools and opportunities to decide how to proceed through levels. Skill is rewarded and exploration is encouraged!
Inspired by Futurism, Cubism (&buncha other isms) + Lebbeus Woods (r.i.p.) + The Cabinet of Caligari + Wack fever dreams + Parametric glitches and years of corrupted data files! Its not really a game, but a a self paced introspective/meditative adventure through multiple fully explorable virtual dimensions.
Brock Crocodile is a 2D platformer inspired by 16 bit mascot platformers of the 1980s/1990s in gameplay and aesthetics. Players will take on the role of the titular hero, archaeologist Brock Crocodile, equipped with his trusty whip and fruit gun that will help to overcome any obstacle. Swing, jump and blast your way across Crocodillian Island’s numerous locations filled with advance and excitement. In Brock Crocodile, relive a bit of the 90s again with hectic boss fights, massive multilayered stages, 16 bit (With a hint of 8 bit!) music and above all else, classic platforming action!
‘RETSNOM’ is a puzzle platformer game having one subject. – ‘Players can break the already-made map.’ You should resolve the puzzle as changing and ruining the map by using several features of a mirror.
You are a Binalblade. You have trained for years to harness the power that either the Sun or the Moon provides. One half of a whole. Alone, you’re strong and possess a great strength. But you’re not alone. You have a partner, an opposite that compliments that which you don’t have. Use both the powers of day and night to navigate the deadly and corrupt locations in the land of Xenvola and find out the true reasons behind the dire imbalance that is plaguing the land.
DNO Rasa’s Journey
Guide Rasa on her journey as she collects lost DNA, and breathes life back into the broken planet. DNO is a continuous side-scrolling platformer that shows remnants of the once great planet Lira. Unlock creatures that once dwelled here, through the use of a unique card collection system, and use power-ups to make your way through each level. The seed awakens, and an entirely new landscape lies before it…
The Deep Paths: Labyrinth Of Andokost
The Deep Paths: “Labyrinth Of Andokost” is a first-person, dungeon crawling RPG, with traditional grid-based movement. Players explore a vast labyrinth filled with dangerous creatures, elaborate puzzles, and hidden treasures, to unravel a centuries-old mystery and deliver their city from harm’s way.
When a mage completes their training, they participate in a powerful ritual. Two mages of opposite schools, Necromancy and Light, are bound together eternally, drastically enhancing each other’s power. This ritual leaves a matching mark on the main hand of each half of the pair. It is a sign that the two are eternally united. Veronica Ashmar and Prudence Celeste are two such mages, best friends who swore to be together forever. On the day of the ritual, the two find that their plans will not be so easily followed.
Tin Star is an interactive western mystery novel where your choices control the story. The game is entirely text-based–without graphics or sound effects–but powered by the vast, unstoppable power of your imagination.
In this new kind of music game mixing reflexes, anticipation and sense of rhythm, you can take control of a Synchrom, a mysterious spiritual device that can channel the pulses of light energy. Your mission is to defend the Light against Cryptangles, a race of chromophage machine-gods.
Fox & Flock
There is a Fox in the ballroom! Or so the whispers from the other ballroom dancers suggest. Can the Flock trap the Fox before it is too late? Or will the Fox systematically eat all the other dancers before they even realize he is in their midst?
Estoc is a local two-player sword fight game mainly focusing on skill and reaction. It is written in Lua.
Hero-U: Rogue to Redemption
In the spirit of Quest for Glory and tabletop role-playing, Hero-U is both an adventure game and an RPG. It combines role-playing, exploration, turn-based combat, an immersive story, and rich character interactions to create a unique and fun game experience.