A flourishing forest, a circle of stones in the desert, or misty ruins lit by flickering torches. Quiet as a Stone invites players to create their own scenes from random plants, stones, and structures while enjoying natural background sounds and evolving weather cycles.
Charlie is a mortician recently employed by a mom and pop funeral home. Follow her daily activities, learn about the families she meets, and follow her monthly newsletter for diverse discussions about death. A Mortician’s Tale is a short story-focused game with a refreshing view of death in video games.
TOK is a simple puzzle game about rotating pieces to connect the start and end of threads. Filled with soft colors and relaxing music, it’s a pleasant experience for all audiences. 90 levels are available in the first game, with more in the series for interested players.
Jack is the sole survivor of a bloody massacre at an asylum testing an experimental drug for memory recovery. Now held captive by his doctor, he must access the lost memories in his mind to find out what really happened. Solve the deaths of the asylum occupants, retrace Jack’s path to the asylum, and find out what the experimental drug really does to the patients, in The Butterfly Sign.
The Walsingham Files – Chapter 1 is a free story-based detective game. The player is given no hints or in-game notepad and told at the start of the game to take their own notes and keep a calculator handy. The game aims to emulate the experience of being a detective without any hand holding.
Pavilion is an atmospheric adventure puzzle game where players guide the character through woven landscapes using bells and lights. The enchanting environment and music invites players to wind their way through interesting puzzles. New interactions are gained with progress for more complex puzzle solving.
Tinker Island is a free-to-play mobile game that puts players in control of a group of shipwreck survivors. Gather resources, improve skills, and explore the island to improve life for the castaways. There are many puzzles to uncover and monsters to fight, with regular time-limited events for extra puzzles and riddles.
Blaite is a difficult 2D platformer with precise controls. Players navigate through black and white levels while avoiding projectiles, enemies, and hazardous terrain. Repeated deaths are expected, but restarting is fast. Blaite also features a good electronic soundtrack.
KARDS is a free-to-play WWII themed collectible card game. 5 factions are currently available: Germany, Russia, USA, Britain, and Japan. Players gain resource each turn to play cards from their hand, move units, or make units attack. Units are divided into infantry, tanks, fighters, bombers, and artillery, which each have different move and attack rules.
Darkwood is a survival horror game with RPG elements. The atmosphere is dark with mutated people and animals, poisonous and overgrown plants and fungi, and inhabitants in various stages of mental decay. Craft and upgrade weapons, barricade and set traps, meet and help unnatural characters, or shoot first and answer questions later. Just don’t let the Darkwood consume you.
Sin Slayers: The First Sin is a free strategy RPG with rougelike elements. Players control a party of 3 characters while exploring procedurally generated maps. Characters improve by gaining new skills and equipment and players can create and recreate their party from the 5 available heroes. The game is still in development, with 6 more areas and 5 more playable characters planned.
Big Pharma is a management simulation game where players run a pharmaceutical company. Players control resource and technical research, drug production, and build assembly lines spanning whole warehouses. But other companies are also out to earn a profit and can cut into both the resource and consumer markets. Different goal modes are available across a range of difficulties, as well as a free build mode.
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The Gardens Between is an atmospheric puzzle game where players manipulate time to complete the levels. Explore items from the story of their friendship while navigating them and the light to the top of every level. Completing levels uncovers more of the story between them, from their first meeting onward.
Territory Idle is a free idle strategy game where players fill their kingdom with resource production, hire workers, and then sell the kingdom to start over with gold. Gold can be used to acquire permanent land and new resources. Later game content includes rituals, religion, and hiring heroes.
50 Years is a turn based strategy game that is quick to pick up and play. Players choose from one of the 11 factions and then have 50 turns (years) to try to survive by building up gold and resource income while balancing an army. Armies can consist of a variety of unit combinations and can be buffed by buildings and religions.
Black Survival is a free-to-play battle royale style game played in real time. Players fight, find and craft items, maintain health and stamina, set traps, use character specific abilities, and improve weapons mastery all within a single ~20 minute game. Standard matches have 10 players and both normal and ranked matches are available.
Coated is a puzzle platformer game using color changes to interact with objects and enemies. Players jump in paint buckets to mix or change their color to camouflage from enemies or interact with color specific items. There are 25 levels, with many of them being revisited to utilize their paint buckets.