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D is for Dungeon When you absolutely, positively need a champion of the Light a couple of decades too soon — send in the infant in this puzzle-centric free role-playing game. 'Too young f... When you absolutely, positively need a champion of the Light a couple of decades too soon — send in the infant in this puzzle-centric free role-playing game. 'Too young for pub crawls' is just right for dungeon crawls.

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Kentucky Route Zero: Act II More about Kentucky Route Zero: Act II coming soon... Watch this space!

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4.26

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The Witness More about The Witness coming soon... Watch this space!

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Murder at the Residence Gadul More about Murder at the Residence Gadul coming soon... Watch this space!

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3.46

IMAGINARY FRIENDS More about IMAGINARY FRIENDS coming soon... Watch this space!

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3.48

Caught by a Lure More about Caught by a Lure coming soon... Watch this space!

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3.94

Dead Secret Even a broken arm won't stop you from investigating the death of a brilliant recluse at his lonely, isolated home, but you're not alone as you dig into uncovering the identity ... Even a broken arm won't stop you from investigating the death of a brilliant recluse at his lonely, isolated home, but you're not alone as you dig into uncovering the identity of the killer and the truth behind his research in this incredibly tense adventure thriller made for VR, but playable on PC.

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4.27

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Underground Hangovers Celebrating a job well-done is usually a good thing to do. Drinking enough to keep you from hearing the company taking off and leaving you on a lone planet, not so good of a th... Celebrating a job well-done is usually a good thing to do. Drinking enough to keep you from hearing the company taking off and leaving you on a lone planet, not so good of a thing. Thankfully one of the partiers was able to write up plans for your own rocket and another one can build it, but they need the special ore you were there to mine in the first place. So back into the dark mines with you to collect enough to make it back home in this platformer made for Ludum Dare.

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3.64

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Light the Dark The darkness has overpowered the light in this once beautiful forest. All that is left is one small glow. But with enough courage and strength this little glow will light its w... The darkness has overpowered the light in this once beautiful forest. All that is left is one small glow. But with enough courage and strength this little glow will light its world anew. If its light doesn't go out, that is, in this free indie platformer.

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D is for Dungeon

SatoriRole-playing game creator dinkledaberry puts the 'crawl' back into 'dungeon crawl' with D is for Dungeon. When a champion of the Light is needed a few decades earlier than anticipated we find our protagonist is still in his infancy, but duty calls! Explore dungeons, solve puzzles, level up and best the critters even as a pint-size tyke in this free indie puzzle-centric role-playing game. Letting an innocent little bundle of joy like this roam free through a dungeon filled with bad guys isn't something we'd advise as a safe idea... for the NPCs! Whatever else this kid grows up to do, he's not going to have any problems at all after having put down the most amped beasties this dungeon can offer before naptime.


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Kentucky Route Zero: Act IISpoilers ahead! Kentucky Route Zero is an episodic point-and-click game in five acts. Before you dig deep into Act II, please do consider enjoying Act I first.


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Rating: 4.3/5 (50 votes)
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The WitnessYou begin in a bunker, presented with only a series of doors locked by an impossibly simple line puzzle. Finally freeing yourself of the darkness, you spill out into the glorious sunshine, awash in the Island's vibrantly chromatic landscape, only to find that still more of these mysterious line puzzles and locked doors surround you. You have no inventory, no guide, and you are completely alone. Where do you go from here?


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Rating: 3.9/5 (58 votes)
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Murder at the Residence GadulIndie developers SparklinLabs have given us a glimpse into the future. The year is 3015 and technology has saved the world from ever leaving home. This is the story of what happens when something goes wrong.


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Rating: 3.5/5 (37 votes)
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IMAGINARY FRIENDSOnce upon a time there was a lonely little girl. The story that follows those words is at the heart of Imaginary Friends created by Mannytsu. Sometimes poignant, at other times tense and a bit shocking the player follows the internal struggle of a friendless 13-year-old girl.


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Rating: 3.5/5 (33 votes)
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Caught by a LureCreated for the International Love Ultimatum, Caught by a Lure is an unconventional examination of a condition most of us have experienced. With only a month to work, MakioKuta and Racheal created a short visual novel centered on the theme of romance. The approach they took is somewhat non-traditional. It isn't of the 'fairy-tale' variety many of us think of when imagining that subject. In fact rather than focusing on the joy of romance, the story asks an essential question:
Do you love me or the idea of loving me?


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Rating: 3.9/5 (33 votes)
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Dead Secret

DoraYour editors thought it would be a simple fluff piece when they assigned you to cover the purportedly "natural" death of a reclusive genius, enough that they sent you to his remote, lonely Kansas home even though you're sporting a broken arm. They're just looking for the gossip, convinced they can spin some sort of sordid affair with the deceased and his pretty young assistant, but you're convinced there's something more going on. Problem is, you're right. And not everyone appreciates your detective work. In Robot Invader's indie hybrid action/point-and-click adventure Dead Secret, you'll explore the scene of the crime, searching through the sprawling, isolated house for clues and learning more about the research that went on there. But... you're not alone. There's a killer after you, a relentless figure in a robe and mask, and you'll have to evade them even as you search the house for its secrets. With an eerie, surreal atmosphere, tense gameplay packed with cryptic puzzles and chases, and a mystery to solve, Dead Secret is a supremely creepy and enjoyable experience, despite some rigidly scripted sequences and predictability.


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Underground Hangovers

Lori.hCelebrating a job well-done is usually a good thing to do. Drinking enough to keep you from hearing the company taking off and leaving you on a lone planet, not so good of a thing. Thankfully one of the partiers was able to write up plans for your own rocket, and another one can build it, but they need the special ore you were there to mine in the first place. So back into the dark mines with you to collect enough to make it back home. Underground Hangovers, a free indie Metroidvania-style platform game by Deconstructeam made in just a few days for Ludum Dare, is all about getting that sweet ore. Moving with the [WASD] and the [arrow] keys, you can explore the cave and find more of the special minerals, mined by tapping your down key. But you can only get so far with just your human abilities. Thankfully, you have the dual hook which you place with the [spacebar] and then throw with the same key to where you want to go to make a bridge. Your miner can walk a tightrope like no other and with this ability you'll be sure to find more pockets of Driliv ore to complete your spaceship, or spend on more goodies to help you along your way.


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Light the Dark

Lori.hThe once beautiful forest has lost its light. Darkness has gathered and soon all will be lost. But one little glowing light has the power to push back the darkness and rekindle the once warm glow the forest had. Light the Dark by Kyu is a free indie platform game where you must light all the beacons and make it to the ending before your light goes out. The woods are filled with obstacles and dark red creators wanting to stop you from saving your world. Using the [arrow] keys to run and jump is your only power to make it through this dark world. If you get hit by an enemy you lose more of your precious light that is always draining away. To help you, spread across the map are glowing squares that will add a few more seconds before you go out. Lighting the diamond beacons by touching it will grant you much more time, but there is never enough to stop and catch your breath. Some levels will require planning to hit all the beacons, but you have to think quick if you want to save your home world.


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Rating: 4.5/5 (28 votes)
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Streets of Rogue

Satori[Please Note: Streets of Rogue is currently free while the game is in its Alpha stage. The game will require a fee to play upon release. This review reflects the game's current free Alpha state.]

Things feeling a bit... samey lately? Matt Dabrowski's new action roguelike — free while in Alpha release — will put that right! Rather than your standard dungeon crawl, Streets of Rogue is set in a bustling urban area teeming with folks going about their business, much of it nefarious! Besides the usual assortment of shopkeepers and item merchants you'll find scientists performing experiments on gorillas, rival teams of gangs, security personnel on patrol guarding private complexes with some very useful items, and public venues that include armed-to-the-teeth guards and some alluring safes in the back room if you can get to them and find a way to open them.


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Rating: 4.3/5 (28 votes)
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Pony Island

DoraPony Island, by Daniel Mullins Games, is an indie puzzle game that's hiding a dark and terrible secret... or, well. Not hiding, really, since the game's official description gives it away, but DARK AND TERRIBLE NONETHELESS. What seems like an innocent and cheerful yet broken game about ponies takes a turn for the macabre... though you'll need to figure out how to fix the game first. Of course, once you've started, you can't stop, because the Capital-D Devil is literally in the machine and wants to keep you trapped in it forever. To escape, you'll need to literally break the game by discovering ways to crack the options and otherwise bend the code to your will. Originally conceived as a Ludum Dare game, whose original version is still available in your browser to try, Pony Island is strange, but we like it that way.


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Rating: 4.5/5 (57 votes)
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Stardew Valley

DoraAs Concerned Ape's indie RPG adventure sim Stardew Valley opens, you've reached your breaking point at your mindless job, and that's when you remember the letter left to you by your grandfather long ago. He told you to open it when you felt hopeless and lost, and, well, this fits, I suppose. Turns out he's left you a farm... it's more than a little run down, but the locals are willing to lend you a hand. Packed with secrets, surprises, crafting, the potential for marriage (regardless of gender!), dungeons, and much, much more, Stardew Valley is an ambitious and addictive Harvest Moon-alike game from a one-man team that delivers a startling amount of content despite some shallow portions. (Please note that as of this writing, Stardew Valley is only available for PC, though the developer says ports for Mac and Linux are a top priority.)


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Rating: 4.8/5 (37 votes)
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Factorio

SatoriIf you've heard about Factorio, it's finally available over at Steam Early Access! And if you haven't, this very stable and well-developed sandbox crafting game from Prague-based Wube Software has been years in development and boy does it show! Fans of Minecraft will feel right at home with this one, complete with extremely active ongoing game development, a well-used forum with a community of thousands of avid players, and even a plethora of supported third-party mods for added functionality to customize your game just as you like it. Stranded on a hostile alien world, it's up to you to go from harvesting basic resources to crafting a sophisticated production chain of manufacturing machinery that will process those resources into ever-more-advanced components to build what you need to succeed on the planet — and even make it home successfully. Once you research them transport belts, construction bots and automated trains carrying cargo cross-country become yours to build and use to advance from basic stone and metal mining all the way to manufacturing things like circuit boards, laser turrets and sci-fi personal defense arsenals! You'll even manage energy requirements to keep your sprawling production facilities operating smoothly, but they also emit byproducts which the native life instinctively scent as a threat to its entire way of life and it will respond. When that happens, will you be ready?


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Rating: 4.8/5 (20 votes)
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shardlight

Lori.hTwenty years after the blast the common population is dwindling. Struggling to get food, water, and other necessities of life the people continue to push on. If things weren't hard enough already a plague called Green Lung has a tight grip over the population. There is no cure, but a vaccine that can hold back the illness from becoming terminal. But the governing body, called The Aristocrats, are careful to whom they give out such a precious supply to. Citizens can take jobs from the government to gain a lottery ticket to try to win a vaccine for themselves or another in need. Amy Wellard starts off on one of these difficult missions risking her life for a chance of such a wonderful prize, but the events that are ahead of her are far more dangerous and heart pounding than she could have ever imagined. Shardlight is an indie point-and-click adventure by Wadjet Eye Games, the same team who also brought us Technobabylon, Gemini Rue, and Primordia. This dark and gritty post-apocalyptic tale is filled with astute puzzles, astounding artwork, and an amazing story that is easy to get lost in.


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The Count Lucanor

DoraHans has big dreams... he's ready to be grown-up now and take off on wild adventures, but with his father gone to war and his mother struggling to make ends meet, that seems farther away than ever. When his tenth birthday arrives, Hans is fed up and ashamed of being poor, and decides to strike off on his own to find riches and glory. While the night is dark and frightening, Hans still thinks he's struck it lucky when he stumbles across the Castle Tenebre, and learns of a mysterious count who's looking to find a worthy heir to bestow his fortune upon. All Hans has to do is prove himself and survive the trial... Baroque Decay's The Count Lucanor is a striking indie horror action adventure that's both beautiful and eerie in equal measure. As of this writing, Mac and Linux builds are on the way!

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