Fossil Corner

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“Fossil Corner” by Brady Soglin, Dylan Payne & Bobby Volpendesta. “In [this game], [you are] a retired paleontologist, collecting fossils and solving evolutionary puzzles in your old garage.” Full disclosure right ahead:Sebastian Standke used a free key of …
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Night Running

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“Night Running” by Zheng Fang. “[A] video game about softness, hardness, opaqueness, transparency, sex, violence, love, hate, confusion, and misinterpretation.” Misinterpretation is one of the themes “Night Running” deals with, and so it may very well be that my own…
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There You Are

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“There You Are” by Rong Deng, Rui Huang, Yu Yang, Adam Morina, Randen Banuelos, Guangdi Jiang, Yuwei Lin, Mengyuan Guo, Alysha G. Bermudez, Nia Baker, Demetri Bouzos, Aubrey Isaacman, Lazybeam, DiipSilence & Michelle Ma.…
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HOW WE KNOW WE’RE ALIVE

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“HOW WE KNOW WE’RE ALIVE” by Motvind Studios (Leo Köhler & August Håkansson), Imogen West-Knights & Ivan Starenius. “Welcome to Härunga – a small industrial town in the [Bible Belt] of the mid-north of Sweden. You play as Sara, an aspiring …
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Treasure Chest: March 2021

Treasure Chest: March 2021
Sixteen additional recommendations for in-between you could find on our Twitter account last month. These five indie games and eleven jam submissions range from lyrical roguelikes to absurd decision marathons, from tetromino-shaped word puzzles to physically impossible “Snake” variations, and…
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Trash the Planet

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“Trash the Planet” by This Game Is Haunted (Nick Cummings, Ben Morgan, Sarah Morgan, Bryan Brunt & Chris Balcom). “[A resource management] game that subverts clicker mechanics to serve its narrative rather than manipulate the …
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The Space in Between

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“The Space in Between” by Sondering Studios (Emily Pitcher, Elizabeth Han, Julia Lee, Wei, Alan Guan, Richard Cheng, Hayden Nuyens & Ray Hsiao). “[This game is] an emotional dating [simulation] about Asian-American identity, mental health, and stargazing. …
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Detours

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“Detours” by Mismatched Games (Autumn Rain, Kinsey Erickson, Roscoe Rappaport, Samantha Ivonne Ortiz & Plum) & Jade Leamcharaskul. “[It is] time to move across the country, and the only person with a car is …
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Integer

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“Integer” by Elliott Treinen. In the shadows of “Integer” you will find a mysterious apparatus. Its use is unknown, but a lone string dangles from above, inviting players to pull it. If this is done, after a short time …
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