20 Games Like This Book Is A Dungeon()


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At long last, the works of H.P. Lovecraft meet the medium of RPG in a spectacle of light and sound befitting an old western. Only this is set in New England. Meet interesting people! See astounding wonders! Enslave humanity! Go on one date side quest in a game subtitled a dating simulator!

- Quirky 2D art with photography backdrops. Like the theme of sanity in all of Lovecraft's works, the art changes - sometimes drastically based on where you are in the game, who you are talking to, and what you are doing.

- Time management is also a factor, as some areas only open up at certain times, and you may find yourself unable to train everyone you want before the final invasion of Innsmouth.

- A SILENT PROTAGONIST. REVOLUTIONARY.

- Fully voiced cast of 60+ characters!

- Four central hub areas

- Whale Jesus (but only in the most awesome of playthroughs)

- Use your wits to engage in battles where words are sharper than swords or other things that hurt people in reality! Because NOBODY has EVER done conversation-based combat before!

- Recruit a party of THOUSANDS (if thousands meant six), ranging from Deep Ones to Night Gaunts, all staples of the Lovecraft mythos! Find hidden army squads and party members to further puff up your ranks!

- Do things that relate to other things and provide consequences of choice! We totally have more than three differently colored endings! We swear! (At least five! One is even pink!)

And no, it's not a Cthulhu Dating Simulator. Honestly.

No, really.

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Quest For Infamy is a classic point and click adventure game, in which you assume the identity of ‘Mister Roehm’ a man trying to start over after running away from a shady past. Welcome to the little town of Volksville only to discover there is so much more going on in the valley than meets the eye! Come along and take a walk on the wild side with Roehm and discover just how infamous you might be.

Featuring three different character classes, why not take on the sly and cunning path of the Rogue, or behold the wonder and limitless power of the Sorcerer.
Or maybe you’d prefer the brute strength and brawn of the Brigand. Each class takes you on a different course throughout your quest making it ever so unique.

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3DRPG is a voxelized old-school RPG where you explore a Randomly Generated world filled with random dungeons, towns and people! Every character in the game is recruitable. Hunt for prey or go fishing for food. Search for treasure in dungeons and fight monsters on the way!

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Return NULL, a Point & Click Adventure, is set in a distant dystopian society under an oppressive force where you play the role of Jack Drebin; husband and soon to be father whose life is on the verge of chaos. Episode 1 sets up key characters and a plot that escalates into an intense finale.

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In this interactive sci-fi adventure novel, you are the AI pilot of Earth's last interstellar ship, tasked with finding a home for your crew—the last remnants of humanity. Your choices will determine their fate, and your own.

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Unhack is a visual novel x puzzle game that explores the nature of greed. Destroy the 5K Worm alongside fully voiced AI companions!

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In a society where having the last word means having power over others, a small party is disrupted by a gentleman who politely issues orders via one-way intercom.

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Melrose is trapped in a life of hardship. Her parents are mean to her and she gets bullied at school. She can find no one who understands her. To cope with her sorrow, Melrose turns to her imagination. She dreams up a world of unimaginable beauty and happiness, but sadly -- like all dreams -- it ends, and Melrose must return to real life.

Today is different, however. Melrose is about to meet her godmother and discover that the land in her dreams is real and in trouble.

On her journey with the sparky ladybug Diamond, a warmhearted witch and a sassy secret agent, Melrose becomes the main player in an escalating battle between light and darkness that stretches beyond the world of dreams.

Whisper of a Rose features a wondrous, intricately detailed world. Take your time to explore, relax and have fun! The 2014 Version of Whisper of a Rose with Steam Achievements and Trading Cards.

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YOU are Titan City's resident superhero in this interactive graphic novel! Fight crime and solve clues to discover FEAR's fiendish plot!

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"Open Sorcery" is a game about technology, magic and becoming a person.

It is text-based. It follows the development of BEL/S [Version 5.6].

BEL/S is an Elemental Firewall: a creature of intertwined magic and code.

There are 90,000 words of text, five animated sequences, eighteen achievements to pursue, and eight possible endings.

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In this unconventional visual novel, the player controls the story by choosing whether to use the main character's ability to read people's minds. As an agent of an intergalactic society of freedom fighters, Blaire's telepathic skills can be used in the name of freedom, or to manipulate others for power.

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A Wild Catgirl Appears is a short romance visual novel featuring multiple routes, different girls to date and of course, catgirls! You follow the story of Ami, a loner at high school, as she joins the school's coding club and sets about making her first video game.

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The sequel to Planet Alcatraz tells the story of sergeant Hartman, the leader of the Ghoul strike unit, that remained MIA in the original game. Only Russian language is supported at the time of Steam release.

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Take on the role of Aaki, a seemingly normal if somewhat self conscious young man, whose life is turned upside down after a casual stroll through the local park. Now he has to deal with two mischievous demi-gods who insist he must marry one of them.

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"Leviathan: The Last Day of the Decade" is a detective story told by a dweller of a cruel dark fantasy world affected by the pandemic. The world ruled by a 5 noble-born kins under the suzerainty of the undead Plague King.

The player reads through the story and makes decisions at certain points. Solving puzzles will progress the player through the story line. Good or evil actions will influence game play and lead to different endings.

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"While many crime games tend to have you exchanging gunfire with police and running people over with stolen vehicles, turn-based sim Urban Pirate is more into shoplifting cans of pop, buying weed, dumpster diving, and skateboarding in the park. It's all still crime, though, so you'll have to be careful as you live out your life as a hardened public nuisance, dodging cops, detectives, and an overly-zealous swat team" - Indiegames.com

"This pretty nifty turn based rpg (...) lets you eat slop and steal food, which is perfect for someone like me since I wouldn't want to do either of those things in real life" - @Wasdnonn

"On one hand it is rather uncomplicated; survive a number of days in order to complete a level. On the other hand it is a great mix of action/RPG/sport/time management and much more" - player review, indiegamestand.com

Live outside established society
Escape the store detective
Become a part of the militant resistance in the local squat
Survive hunger and insanity by shoplifting and dumpster diving
Upgrade your pirate
Rave and riot!
But always remain sane

Turn-based, crime simulator including dangerous living, legendary upgrades and adrenaline-pumping 2D mini-games.

Demo for Windows platforms.

Final game for Windows, Linux and Mac. Expected to launch April 2016.

Download free demo ►
http://www.indiedb.com/games/urban-pirate/downloads/urban-pirate-beta-demo (24 MB, no install needed)

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『Discouraged Workers』 is an indie adventure kinetic novel created by YGGDRASIL STUDIO. The game is the fifth in the Project DW series, a satirical story based on the popular Korean soap operas-styled plot. It compares Ga-yeon’s bleak everyday life to the dark side of youth.

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"The Herbalist" is a smooth and meditative game from the creators of "Everlasting Summer". You'll need to recreate some recipes of ancient potions with Slavya.

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Ferrum city was enveloped by a thick fog. Prominent citizens and scientists disappeared and among them well known inventor working on a number of inventions in the field of electricity. Shortly after his disappearance his granddaughter comes to his house. With her favourite kitten Iris, she must face the mystery and discover what happened to her grandpa. Will she manage to save him?

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Feature ListMake the gamebook as easy or hard as you like and even turn on a special cheat mode to read it old-school!
Atmospheric new visuals which can be turned off to make the gamebook look like it came off the printing press in the 80s!
NEW Auto-mapping! Never get lost in Darkwood Forest.
Iain McCaig’s famous cover animated and brought to life.
Malcolm Barter’s classic illustrations colorised.

An automated Adventure Sheet to keep track of stats and inventory.
Realistic physics based dice rolling.

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