A Game By Its Cover 2021: Short Rest

Screenshot of "Short Rest"
“Short Rest” by SweetHeart Squad (Sean S. LeBlanc, Michael Hetman & Ian Martin). “A cute but deadly [deck-building] roguelike with unique spark. Carefully strategize as you make your way through the dragon’s dungeon, and save the village …
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Ludum Dare 48: Deepest Sword

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“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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And yet it hurt

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“And yet it hurt” by Daniël Haazen. “[A] game about a kid who lived a peaceful and happy life with two lovely parents. All was well, until that fateful day when the tower bell rang. Since that day, this …
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Ludum Dare 33: taikun

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“taikun” by Alex Erlandson. “[F]ind the target, and eliminate it. [T]he power you’ve been granted is overwhelming. [C]leanse the valley with fire!” I love the creative usage of the theme provided by the thirty-third edition of the Ludum Dare …
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Ludum Dare 31: Spiral Wings

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“Spiral Wings” by Joe Williamson. “[A] trapped dragon […] must find the pieces of [its] broken soul.” The game itself may be very short and the gameplay is not very complex, but I love it for several reasons. First …
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