Indies You May Have Missed: August 2021

As the summer draws to a close, there’s no sign of independent game development slowing down. With so many indies coming out all the time, here are a few that may have flown under your indie radar.

Make sure you let the developers know if you try out their games and what you think of them.

Behind the Frame: The Finest Scenery

Guide brush strokes and solve a variety of puzzles to help an aspiring artist complete her masterpiece amid her brusque neighbor’s gaze and his pesky cat. As her painting starts to take shape, uncover an emotional tale of chance and artistry revealed behind unrelated yet familiar moments.

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Button City

Button City is a colorful low poly narrative adventure game about a fox and his friends banding together to save their local arcade! Explore a diorama world, play exciting arcade games, complete quirky quests and meet cute animal friends.

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Glyph

Glyph’s gameplay combines breathtaking aerial maneuvers with tranquil exploration in a stunning 3D platforming experience. Add a mesmerizing original soundscape, and Glyph is lifting you up and whisking you away.

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Haven Park

Be Flint, who is doing his best to keep his grandma’s park up and running and make it a place for the campers to enjoy. Learn the camper’s wishes and build whatever their hearts desire to attract even more quirky characters and look forward to whimsical conversations and quests.

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Mayhem Brawler

Mayhem Brawler is an urban fantasy themed beat ’em up that brings back the 90s arcade vibe to present day. With comic book style art and kick-ass soundtracks, it offers a unique experience that you can tackle solo or as co-op with friends while defining the next step in the story with your choices.

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non – The First Warp

A genre-first time-manipulation, high-resolution (up to 8K), unconventional 2D point & click adventure.

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OCO

Immerse yourself in the minimalist audio-visual platforming world of OCO. Solve fast-paced platforming puzzles, create and share your own designs, join the OCO community, and compete to top the global leaderboards.

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Rick Henderson

Rick Henderson is an endless horizontal-scrolling shoot ’em up with infinite replayability, a true homage to 16-bit shooters wrapped in graphics we all loved. Twitch your fingers through five enemy factions and their bosses, upgrade your ship and try to survive through unpredictable space events.

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Svoboda 1945: Liberation

Svoboda 1945: Liberation is a unique blend of adventure gameplay and full-motion video interviews with real actors. Discover the secret history of your own family in a captivating story about reconciliation with the dark past.

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Toodee and Topdee

A cosmic turbulence caused the 2D Platformer and the Top-Down Puzzler dimensions to merge! Switch between Toodee and Topdee and their unique perspectives to overcome hard-as-nails challenges, solve mind-melting puzzles and defeat huge bosses. Oh, and there’s a co-op mode!

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f you’re an independent developer releasing your game in April, let us know and we’ll feature it in next month’s article!

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