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Painted Heart A young, acolyte named Corbin, who is training to be a Pictomancer, is called in to restore a very historical painting. But, it's not the paint cracking or fading on this piece... A young, acolyte named Corbin, who is training to be a Pictomancer, is called in to restore a very historical painting. But, it's not the paint cracking or fading on this piece that's causing its destruction. Pestilence, a strange mysterious monster, is actively destroying the grand image and Corbin must stop it before the prominent picture is lost forever. Fight the minions of the Pestilence and recover the painting before it claims Corbin himself.

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3.94

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Somnium Help Thomas gather his memories while traveling through the surreal labyrinth that is his daydreams. Explore and experience the madness of one lonely child's mind in this free ... Help Thomas gather his memories while traveling through the surreal labyrinth that is his daydreams. Explore and experience the madness of one lonely child's mind in this free indie horror adventure game.

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5.00

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Divinity: Original Sin Larian's massive RPG adventure makes a comeback in a huge way. With an enormous world, challenging and uniquely strategic combat where the elements come into play, and all the ... Larian's massive RPG adventure makes a comeback in a huge way. With an enormous world, challenging and uniquely strategic combat where the elements come into play, and all the humour, sidequests, treasure and surprises you've come to expect, this is one rare game worth its hefty price tag.

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Mousecraft The fun is catching, it's Mousecraft! A zany puzzling mix of Lemmings and Tetris by Crunching Koalas, Mousecraft's whimsical presentation masks surprisingly technical gameplay ... The fun is catching, it's Mousecraft! A zany puzzling mix of Lemmings and Tetris by Crunching Koalas, Mousecraft's whimsical presentation masks surprisingly technical gameplay in its levels. Still, it's quite addictive in that "Okay, one more try!" kind of way.

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4.50

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Dog Eat Dog A canine disease is spreading through the city at a rampant pace. Daryl must find his dog, Tyke, before he too gains the dreaded illness. Help him solve the mystery and perhaps... A canine disease is spreading through the city at a rampant pace. Daryl must find his dog, Tyke, before he too gains the dreaded illness. Help him solve the mystery and perhaps if the plays his cards right, find himself a lady.

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3.79

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Ars Harmonia A killer stalks the city streets, pursued by another... you. In this short but polished visual novel, you play an unnamed woman with mysterious abilities and strange company wh... A killer stalks the city streets, pursued by another... you. In this short but polished visual novel, you play an unnamed woman with mysterious abilities and strange company who sets out to find a missing girl, but maybe not to bring her home safely.

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3.82

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Wait Every night when you go to sleep in your apartment, things... change. It all started with the numbers on the wall that appeared one day. They can't be washed away, and one day ... Every night when you go to sleep in your apartment, things... change. It all started with the numbers on the wall that appeared one day. They can't be washed away, and one day they begin counting down... a short but wonderfully creepy free indie horror game made for the 2014 Indie Game Maker Contest

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3.77

Heartwood Heartwood is a short audio-visual adventure created by Kerry Turner and Dan Bibby. It was inspired by folk tales, horror movies, theme park rides, and those dreams you have whe... Heartwood is a short audio-visual adventure created by Kerry Turner and Dan Bibby. It was inspired by folk tales, horror movies, theme park rides, and those dreams you have where nothing makes sense but everything "makes sense". There aren't really any puzzles to solve or quests to complete, just a small world of strange events to stroll through and experience.

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4.07

Ramble Planet Ramble Planet is one of those quirky under-the-radar games you only get the privilege of stumbling across every couple of years. It plays like a scavenger hunt mixed with some ... Ramble Planet is one of those quirky under-the-radar games you only get the privilege of stumbling across every couple of years. It plays like a scavenger hunt mixed with some RPG elements, though if you've been kicking around Earth planet for a few decades, you'll remember that most RPGs used to have that scavenger hunt feel to them. Ramble Planet simply takes that feature, intensifies it and peels off all the excess, sprinkling in some beguiling text snippets to spark your imagination.

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paintedheart

Lori.hThey say an artist puts their soul into their works of art. Apparently, it also happens when restoring paintings too; quite literally in the case of Painted Hearts, a free indie RPG. A young acolyte named Corbin, who is training to be a Pictomancer, is called in to restore a very historical painting, but it's not the paint cracking or fading on this piece that's the problem. Pestilence, a strange mysterious monster, is actively destroying the grand image and Corbin must stop it before the prominent picture is lost forever. It is not an easy journey to take, especially for such a young boy still in training, but with the help of his own creations they will fight through till the end and destroy the Pestilence before it conquers them. With stunning artwork, fantastic vocals, and a unique fighting system that is a puzzle in itself, this is one game you're going to want to see through to the end. And did I mention it's free? Because it's totally free.


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somnium

Lori.hFree indie horror adventure Somnium is the kind of game Salvador Dali would frame on his wall and Freud would weep with giddiness to play, so you know you're in for a mind melting experience. Play as a boy named Thomas who is too scared to venture outside of his room and thereby does what we all wish we could do every time our alarm goes off. He lays around all day in bed and dreams. But if you had the dreams Thomas has you'd probably never want to lay down again. Each dream is more surreal than the last and the deeper you venture in the dream and the longer you play, the creepier they can become. In the dreams, however, are memories for Thomas to collect and while each dream has four of them, you can only gain one from each. Your choice is take a quick way out to find your assumed safe and peaceful harbor of reality, or dig deeper, treading the darkness to find the memories that really matter.


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Divinity: Original Sin

DoraLet's get one thing straight early on... Larian Studios' turn-based RPG Divinity: Original Sin is not cheap, but it is huge, clever, entertaining, challenging, and packed with replay value. Set well before the events in Divine Divinity, you control two characters you'll create from scratch who are Source Hunters. Typically tasked with tracking down people who use magic for evil, you find yourselves sent to a remote seaside town to solve a murder, but quickly realize something big is happening. It's up to you and a group of rag-tag companions to save the world... but you'll have to do a lot to get there. Like join a pyramid scheme. Dig up graves. Unlock a portal dimension. Settle a blood feud. Help a cat find true love. Decide the fate of a lovestruck orc. And that's just before you leave the town! Sporting a new turn-based battle system that makes use of the elements in creative (and devastating ways), stunning visuals, party members, and all the piles of sidequests, humour, and exploration fans of the series have come to expect, Divinity: Original Sin is both massive, and massively fun for fans of classic computer RPGs and newcomers alike.


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Mousecraft

TrickyJoin the zany action and the crazy contraptions, because the fun is catching, it's Mousecraft! A puzzle game by Crunching Koalas that plays like a mix of Lemmings and Tetris, Mousecraft has you step into the paws of Cat Scientist Schrödinger. Which is to say, a scientist who is a cat, not scientist of cats. Just wanted to make that clear. Anyways, Schrödinger is hard at work trying to unlock the secrets of a mouse-powered machine. Sadly, recent Cat Science budget cuts has reduced his pool of test subjects to a trio of sightless specimens, and you'll see how they run head-long into all kinds of danger. You'll be using everyone's favorite four-segment dropping blocks, tetrominoes, to make a path to their cheesy reward, but of course, it's never that simple... Each of the game's levels has you helping Schrödinger in his experiment by leading at least one of the three blind mice to the cheese pad. Mice will travel in the direction they are facing until they meet with an obstacle. They can jump up one block level, but anything more than that, and they'll reverse course. They can also safely fall up to three block levels, but more than that, and they're off to mouse heaven. Unless, of course, something is there to catch them, like a pool of water. Too long under, though, and they'll drown.


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dog-eat-dog

Lori.hIn the game of love, its a dog eat dog world out there. Literally, in the case of HollyRose's visual novel and RPG. In Dog Eat Dog, help Daryl find his missing pup, Tyke, while trying to fight off the canine infection called D.E.D. Hordes of dogs roam the street, attacking dog and human alike, and Daryl must find Tyke before its too late. On top of all this, a strange but slightly familiar (and very cute) woman has shown up at his door, professing to know him. Mystery abounds but so does love, because hey, there's no time like the present, even if that present is a near dog-zombie apocalypse. Make choices for Daryl that not only help him get with one of the two ladies that show up, but also unravel the mystery and attempt to save humanity.


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Ars Harmonia

DoraProject BC's 2014 Indie Game Maker contest entry Ars Harmonia, a visual novel/point-and-click adventure, begins with a dark and stormy night as a strange young woman is pursued by a relentless killer. She's saved by a hail of bullets at the last moment... but her would-be murderess isn't down for the count yet. Which as it happens is a good thing, since that mysterious killer is you, an unnamed woman with an unknown agenda and some seriously strange abilities. Your only clue to find your victim is a name, Fira, and together with your... uh... eccentric liaison Erich, you'll scour the city hunting for a serial killer with unique abilities and uncover the truth behind their rampage. Though most of the game plays out through dialogue, you'll be able to explore some scenes by using [WASD] or the [arrow] keys to pan around, and clicking on people or things to interact. You'll need to search areas for clues to progress, hopping through unlocked locations via the map.


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Wait

DoraI don't know about you, but the minute mysterious, unwashable numbers appeared on my apartment wall, I would be getting my security deposit back from the landlord. Apparently the protagonist of rest.less games' free indie horror game Wait is a far more understanding tenant than I. He's been living with the digits for a long time now, and even posting about them on messages boards ranging from the mathematical to the supernatural have yielded no clues. One night everything changes, however. It starts with an oil lamp, and as the nights pass, it turns far darker, and far stranger, than he could have suspected. So... like I said, security deposit, yeah? Use the [arrow] keys to move and [spacebar] to interact, with [ESC] to close menus. You can only save when the game offers it, so make sure you always take the chance! Wait is inspired by both H.P. Lovecraft and the Silent Hill series, so expect things to move at a slow simmer rather than a roiling boil. As the days go by, when the lights go out, the apartment seems to... change... so make sure you examine even the things you've previously looked at more than once as the game progresses.


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Heartwood

JohnBHeartwood is a short audio-visual adventure created by Kerry Turner and Dan Bibby. It was inspired by folk tales, horror movies, theme park rides, and those dreams you have where nothing makes sense but everything "makes sense". There aren't really any puzzles to solve or quests to complete, just a small world of strange events to stroll through and experience.


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Ramble Planet

JohnBRamble Planet is one of those quirky under-the-radar games you only get the privilege of stumbling across every couple of years. It plays like a scavenger hunt mixed with some RPG elements, though if you've been kicking around Earth planet for a few decades, you'll remember that most RPGs used to have that scavenger hunt feel to them. Ramble Planet simply takes that feature, intensifies it and peels off all the excess, sprinkling in some beguiling text snippets to spark your imagination.


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Sig.NULL

ArtbegottiAfter the success of the amazing Puzzlescript game Signal from last year, Arrogant Gamer has teamed up with Digital Synthesis to create Sig.NULL, a downloadable expansion to the Sokoban-esque puzzler. The goal of each level remains the same; you need to move the drones under your control to push boxes to the targets, but the mechanics of how you do so slightly fluctuate each time. If you've already played Signal, you might know the basic gist of the mechanics, but this giant batch of new levels with fresh twists means it's a great challenge for all takers!


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Escape from Jay Is Games

elleI'm not sure if you remember this, but a few months back we asked you guys, "Hey, what are you doing in my kitchen at 3 am eating my Oreos?!!?" Oh wait, that was someone else. We asked you, our illustrious JayIsGames community, tell us what you want, what you really really want... in an escape game that is. And, oh boy, did you answer, all giddy and eager to be locked up again. Not that there was a unified consensus on what should be what, but some repeated refrains did stand out of the chorus. When Littleghost said, "Funny and weird are good," while JustMe added, "a little creepy, a lot interesting," a whole bunch of you (Gen, NohWoman, simplynigel, Friar, Shudog, and many others) echoed resoundingly: "Mateusz Skutnik!" You were heard. Escape from Jay Is Games is the result—fan fiction, made by the creator with the players in mind, containing all that wonderful Mateusz vibe, with embellishments from his popular series topping a slice of JayIsGames, and rendered into a single room escape.


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Rebuild: Gangs of Deadsville

drstrosyFans of the Rebuild series, rejoice! Fresh off her success with her Kickstarter campaign, Sarah Northway is offering those of us too impatient to wait for it a chance at an early release of the new game in the popular zombie survival/resource management series, Rebuild: Gangs of Deadsville. While still in "early alpha", according to the website, the game is already a rich experience with lots of new content and a much-improved interface. There is so much new in this version, in fact, it will take you hours to find it all, and yet Northway admits that only about half of her book of new content has been implemented, with much more on the way. In the meantime, there are cities to save from zombies, and a lot to love in this new iteration of a game we're already pretty ecstatic about.


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Growing Pains

JohnBEver feel like you're a little too large for the world around you? You know, like when you're crawling through the air ducts of your home pretending to be a spy. Well, Smudged Cat Games, creator of Gateways, thought that feeling of mild claustrophobia would make a good game. And wouldn't you know it, they're right! Growing Pains is an arcade platform game that's all about getting to the exit as fast as you can. It's sort of like a speedy version of N, only instead of being a small ninja, you're a creature that can't stop getting bigger.


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Among the Sleep

DoraWho was the last character you played in a horror game? Chances are, even if they weren't a laser-toting space marine, they were probably at least an adult, and thus physically capable of basic tasks and defense. But in Krillbite Studios' indie adventure game Among the Sleep, you're just a toddler... and you're all alone. Late at night after your second birthday, when you received a very special teddy bear, you're awoken by something... strange. You don't know what's happening or what's wrong, but you do know you want your mother, who has always made everything all better. Too bad you can't find her. The deeper you go into the house and what lies beyond, the more you'll begin to question what you're seeing and hearing. After all, you're just a little kid, and everyone knows little kids have overactive imaginations... right? With subtle storytelling and thick, surreal atmosphere and imagery, Krillbite Studios has created an adventure that's at once one of the most magical and most terrifying games I've played in a long time.


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The Sun and Moon

JoelyBeanDualities exist all throughout nature. Confucius knew it, Hermann Hesse knew it, and you bet Obi-Wan knew it too. Now developer Daniel Linssen, alias Managore, has transformed the concept into the exceptionally unique platformer The Sun and Moon. Taking first place in Ludum Dare 29, the game embraces its theme of "beneath the surface" with style, forcing the player to move not simply on top of platforms, but within them as well. The [arrow] keys or [WASD] will move the teeny ball of concentrated cuteness you control, with [shift] or [Z] allowing you to delve into the ground and through the dark-coloured platforms. Your objective is to collect the three Shinies and reach the wormhole to beat each of the levels. You'll be fighting gravity to achieve this, whether it's the familiar ol' downward pull, or the reverse gravity inside the walls, which seeks to thrust you high into the sky at alarming speeds.

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