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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NaNoRenO 2021 – Part Two

NaNoRenO 2021 - Part Two
“Burden the Witch” (Version 1.0) by starishsky. You are the witch of the woods. The First Prince of Mesec wants your territory. Heads up: This game contains flashing lights, but you can turn them off. The banter between the dialogue…
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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

Screenshot of "Trash the Planet"
“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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SELF

Screenshot of "SELF"
“SELF” by Logan Forman, Matthew Hobbs & Connor Grail. “[Recover] the fragments of your [self and] be touched by the higher being[.]” In “SELF” you control a small soul that wants to recover all parts of itself. However, …
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The Space in Between

Screenshot of "The Space in Between"
“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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