Tag Archives: story-driven

The Womb

Today we’re going to have a look at a rather unique first-person exploration game called The Womb by developer Outlands. We’ll explore a “womb” to find bits and pieces of writing with which we can begin to assemble a narrative with hopefully some kind of message for the player. Check out The Womb for “pay-what-you-want” […]

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Problems & Solutions

*SEIZURE WARNING* So it looks like the streak is dead unfortunately – that’s ok. I’m back with another very strange game today. Problems & Solutions by developer Increpare Games takes us on a journey that I can’t begin to understand. Maybe with your help we can put this together? Check out Problems & Solutions for […]

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Cautious V

*SEIZURE WARNING* Cautious V by developer Beefstrong is an insane little adventure game that I can’t quite figure out the story of… but that’s ok! We’ll start off in a car, end up taking some drugs, flush ourselves down a toilet and play some football with rats. It’s really quite the gameplay melting-pot. Cautious V […]

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Owls Ever After

Today we’re going to check out a delightful little story about a family of owls called Owls Ever After by developers Mike and Tanya Mezhenin. We’ll tune through a radio dial where each notch represents one New Year’s memory – and we’ll try to set our memories right so the whole story is revealed. It’s […]

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Press E To

Press E To by developer Leo Burke is a short experience dealing with the human response to loss. It was inspired by the developer having been unable to relate to the depiction of the character being asked to “Press E to grieve” in Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare. I found Leo was able to create […]

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Exoptable Money

Exoptable Money by developer Wertpol is an incremental game in the same vein as Cookie Clicker or Clicker Heroes with a little bit of a story and enigmatic quality. I didn’t spend a ton of time yet but the letters I started receiving in the game were a bit unsettling. I’ve heard this game might […]

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Return of the Obra Dinn (Preview Build)

I’m very excited to show you a very early version of the new game by developer Lucas Pope (Papers, Please) – Return of the Obra Dinn! I don’t want to spoil exactly what this game is all about but trust me when I say it is something really fascinating and special. Also, it’s a bit […]

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CHYRZA

CHYRZA by developer Kitty Horrorshow is a first-person horror game that takes place in a desert that was slowly filled with mystical structures. Your character will seek out artifacts as a story plays out that I personally found quite chilling and absorbing. Check out CHYRZA for “pay what you want” at the link below! Please […]

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Antbassador

Today we’re going to check out a quirky and charming QWOP-like game from the LD30 competition with the theme “Connected Worlds” called Antbassador by developers Kevin Zuhn, Kevin Geisler, Chris Stallman and Devon Scott-Tunkin. Our tiny finger-man will meet with the queen of an ant society and solve a variety of problems on the way […]

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Unearthing Colossal (Preview Build)

Today we’re going to have a look at an upcoming “QWOP-like” 2d physics based brawler/puzzle adventure called Unearthing Colossal by developer Power Up to Maximum. An ancient deity has been accidentally unearthed and set on a path of destruction. You’re in control of that… and must figure out how to proceed. An interesting combat mechanic […]

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