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Category Archives: Games for Circles
KIDS is a artful, contemplative game that has you move (somewhat anonymously) within and around and against crowds. It is part visual puzzle and part rhetorical argument.
Sneaky Sasquatch is a simulation adventure game where the player takes on the role of the title character and is forced to sneak around, stealing things from park-goers and not getting caught by the park ranger.
The Room: Old Sins
In Old Sins, we are tasked with puzzling through and exploring a mysterious old dollhouse.
Ritual of the Moon
A 28-day long game where they player is an abandoned witch on the moon, deciding whether or not to allow a catastrophe to occur.
Taking place in a medical dystopic future, the player is navigating language; they are plagued with aphasia and trying to put the right words together in order to solve a larger mystery of who they are and how they got there.
Rusty Lake: Paradise
There are several games in the Rusty Lake series (all about the same level of quality). The combination of macabre art and fun puzzles makes the game a fun, fast-moving mystery exploration.
Life is Strange
Life is Strange is an episodic, narrative adventure game which follows a teenager who can control time.
Stardew Valley is a deeply involved farming game that involves magical realism and romance.
Dash Adventures, the latest in the Diner Dash franchise is a fast-paced, funny, and cute time management game.
Hexologic is a cool number logic game that is quiet, relaxing, thoughtful, and easy to get lost in.
Broken Age is a deep adventure game where you rotate playing between two protagonists in an absurdist, hilarious, fantasy world.
Oxenfree is an emotionally engaging ghost story adventure game with multiple looping endings.