Treasure Chest: May 2021

Treasure Chest: May 2021
Do you like family distance cooking classes and bizarre karaoke interludes? Or are you more of a fan of bloody short adventures as a sword master and transgressive meetings with animal deities? Actually, it does not matter, because these seventeen…
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Ludum Dare 48: Below the Ocean

Screenshot of "Below the Ocean"
“Below the Ocean” by Ismael Rodriguez. Visually, the underwater platformer “Below the Ocean” is kept minimalistic, but three different game mechanics can be found here, all of which harmonize wonderfully with the narrative setting. We play a treasure hunter …
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Ludum Dare 48: Deepest Sword

Screenshot of "Deepest Sword"
“Deepest Sword” by Cosmic Adventure Squad (Vu Ha, Rose Peng & Johan Soriao). “Venture deep into the Cavern of Longing. Plunge your sword deep into the dragon’s heart! How deep is your resolve?” In “Deepest Sword” you …
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Treasure Chest: April 2021

Treasure Chest April 2021
Since we released a seven-part report on NaNoRenO 2021 last month, we unfortunately had little time to look at many additional games. But at least five jam submissions and one indie game found their way into our hearts this month…
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NaNoRenO 2021 – Part Seven

NaNoRenO 2021 - Part Seven
“Tea Minus” (Version 1.0, as far as I know) by Tsunscreen. Eira works at a tea house in space. Serve customers and chat with them. It reminds me of games like “Coffee Talk”. I like the atmosphere and characters …
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NaNoRenO 2021 – Part Six

NaNoRenO 2021 - Part Six
“Over The Moon” (Version 1.1) by Bob Conway, Soulsoft EA, Robin Harper & Deevil. It is pretty unusual to find a visual novel with three-dimensional graphics and animations at NaNoRenO, so I think it is neat! Heads …
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NaNoRenO 2021 – Part Five

NaNoRenO 2021 - Part Five
“The Masterpiece” (Version 1.0, as far as I know) by Team Umbrella (Frederik Helgesen, Lizzy, Nono Kros & Cecil Opia). Iris suffers from altocelarophobia – the fear of high ceilings -, so she carries an umbrella to …
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NaNoRenO 2021 – Part Four

NaNoRenO 2021 - Part Four
“Ill Will” (Version 1.0) by Lancer, Thaynose, Fyrebreak, Alan, angel, GoingGoingKeith, Fettuccine, kamkam, lavenderGooms, J.A.X. & glitchiee. You go to a new high school, only to find trouble lurking. Heads up for dark content and death.…
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