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2019 Game Index


Aqua Lungers

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Aqua Lungers

Aqua Lungers is a fast paced split screen competitive platformer where up to four players battle in a race to collect treasure.


Depths of Sanity

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Depths of Sanity

Inspired by games like Axiom Verge and Super Metroid, Depths of Sanity is a classic metroidvania style game, complete with pixel art graphics, dozens of unlockables, and an immense world to discover. As you go deeper into this unknown world, you will begin to question your own perceptions of reality and discover something far more sinister than fish lurking in the depths of our oceans.


Disjunction

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Disjunction

Disjunction is a cyberpunk stealth-action RPG, set in a dystopian New York City in the year 2048. The game follows the interconnected narratives of three characters as they unravel a mystery that will change the fate of their city.


EXPOSURE, A Game of Camouflage

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EXPOSURE, A Game of Camouflage

A game of camouflage where you can’t see yourself. You are a tiny creature in a dangerous world, leading your defenseless children to safety. Adapt to new predators each level, and evolve into a different species. Lose the ability to see where you are, and learn to feel & know where you’re going.


Hyperspace Delivery Service

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Hyperspace Delivery Service

You’ve been hired by the Hyperspace Delivery Service to make a delivery to planet Miridian V.
Located on the other side of explored space, the trip to Miridian V will be a dangerous yet lucrative journey full of mad robots and unpredictable stellar phenomenon.

Can you and your crew survive? Will you die from the dreaded Telunian flu? Hyperspace Delivery Service offers an exciting and challenging journey where you must manage your fuel, oxygen, food, and various other supplies to make your delivery within the target time.

Fight robot space pirates on the ground in retro FPS action. Fly through asteroid fields to rescue broken down ships. Experience thrilling space battles in retro 3D space shooting action. Can you make it to Miridian V?

See you on the next delivery!


Mowin’ & Throwin’

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Mowin’ & Throwin’

Mowin’ & Throwin’ is a party game mashup of Overcook meets classic Bomberman. You compete as lawn gnomes in fast and furious contest to mow your yard while throwing items into your opponent’s yard to wreck, frustrate, and sabotage their progress. There are eight unique lawns to test your skills on. Each yard features a unique game mechanic ranging from chasms, rivers, darkness, and more!


Negative World

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Negative World

Jump your way up to the next layer of the sky, and discover what’s on the other side of the clouds. Negative World is a 2D puzzle platformer where “The Wanderer” has a limited amount of jumps due to the less than plentiful amount of oxygen.


Rocket Boots Mania

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Rocket Boots Mania

Put on the Rocket Boots and experience the unprecedented​ level of freedom​ in the ultimate competitive parkour action platformer. Help us shape the game: https://discord.gg/rbm


Rubi: The Wayward Mira

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Rubi: The Wayward Mira

Rubi: The Wayward Mira is an action platrormer 2D metroidvania set between two worlds. Play as Rubi on her quest as she seeks to find a way home, blasting enemies and navigating treacherous terrain using abilities inspired by particle physics.


The Rabbit and The Owl

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The Rabbit and The Owl

The Rabbit and The Owl is a cooperative puzzle-platformer where you (or you and a friend) journey through a fractured yet beautiful and hand-painted negative space landscape. The titular characters are confined to the realms of light and dark and are only able to progress through constant cooperation. Each puzzle requires you to explore and understand how you can best manipulate the environment and utilize the characters’ special abilities to reach their respective goals.

The game is set in the ancient world of Yril, a once vibrant land now a faded shell of its former self. At an uncertain point in time, two kindred spirits have manifested themselves as the Rabbit and the Owl. You will guide them through tranquil forests, harsh deserts, crumbling cities, and more while seeing echoes of the past toward a fateful encounter in the depths of Mount Rulnar.


Treachery in Beatdown City

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Treachery in Beatdown City

The beat ‘em up/tactics/RPG of your dreams! Treachery in Beatdown City is a dark comedy action thriller focused on giving players the freedom to fight how they want against an increasingly ridiculous cast of enemies. The US President Blake Orama has been kidnapped by Ninja Dragon Terrorists! Take to the streets with 3 unique fighters - Lisa, the Boxing/MMA expert, Brad, a pro-wrestler with a love of fire, and Jeet Kune Do/Capoeira fighter Bruce. Fight through hoards of shouting thugs, disorderly drunks, rude cyclists, sneaky punks, ninjas, terrorists, ninja terrorists, and MORE on their pursuit to save the president!