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Category: Indie Games (Page 1 of 2)


Fuchsia is a surreal point and click game, and the first game developed by indie developer duo Hambug Games. It appears to take place in the void of space. Throughout the game, the protagonist will slowly piece together where they are, why they’re there and what on earth is going on.

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Nepenthe is a narrative driven RPG drawn entirely in crayons. It was part of the bundle for racial justice and equality. Whilst browsing hundreds upon hundreds of games in the bundle, this one caught my eye because of the unique art style so I decided to give it a go.

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If you recently purchased the bundle for racial justice and equality, you’ll probably be like me – completely confounded by the number of games you now own. I’ve picked out a few interesteing looking games to try out, starting with Thing-in-Itself.

Thing-in-Itself is a short interactive story by Party for Introverts that explores a concept from Immanuel Kant’s philosophy and guides you through a short narrative.

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There Is Nothing There / There Was Something Here

This post will cover both There Is Nothing Here and its sequel: There Was Something There. These are both by Adrian Dittrick and were recommended by him as I was a big fan of Prep School Horrors, and these games exist in the same universe. I’ve written about Prep School Horrors before and it’s a game I really enjoyed and played a good few times, so I was keen to check these out as well.

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Myth Bearer

Myth Bearer a low res RPG-style game developed by JC Bailey. It features a large open world with simple combat mechanics and it creatively turns travelling around into a puzzle.

You start out the game locked in a cell. You can get your character to walk around and inspect or interact with things. Inspect by hovering the mouse over things and a tool tip will appear, telling you a little bit more information. You can interact with things by clicking on them when you are stood next to them. The game starts out with a little puzzle to teach you how to inspect and interact; you can’t leave through the door since you’re locked in, so you must find another way out.

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RydenWood / RydenWood: Deeper Than Before

RydenWood is a little game released around Christmas 2019 by JustWall Games. It’s a simple RPG where you walk around a vast world, fight enemies and battle your way through dungeons. The overall goal is to beat all the dungeons, find some rare items and explore the world. In this post I’m doing a double feature where I’ll talk about both RydenWood and the new sequel; RydenWood: Deeper Than Before.

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Retro Space Ball

Retro Space Ball is a mashup of a classic space shooter and pinball by Rik Oclon. It’s a pretty simple game where you control a spaceship which shoots a ball vertically upwards. In spite of it’s simplicity it has many creative ideas and it’s a lot tougher than it sounds!

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