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Instead of a ballgown, Cinderella is given a suit of armor, and rides to make her own future.
Visual Novel
The original game jam version of Ashi Wash
Simulation
You find a cute girl online named Vee and set up a video call date to get to know each other. Have fun on your date!
Simulation
Plant dating and bee puns
Visual Novel
3d firstperson game about finding cute plantlings
Simulation
Things aren't going too well, are they, Red?
Role Playing
A clicker game based aroud getting a slacker to work
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Date a witch! Make a coven! Be gay!
The Ultimate Hacker starts out somewhere
Puzzle
Will your forced marriage be a Happily Ever After?
Visual Novel
A short visual novel inspired by Slavic mythology.
Visual Novel
Play with as many or more then 22 cats
Prototype for a demonic cooking rhythm game, welcome to the real Hell's kitchen!
a self-help tool, to help people who suffer anxiety attacks
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Ephem is a short turn-based RPG about a criminal thrown into the depths of a cursed dungeon.
Role Playing
Dark. Rainy. Lost. Can you escape from the endless abyss?
Visual Novel
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An Apocalyptic Dating Sim
Simulation
like -the - 90s(ノ・ェ・)ノ
Simulation
Do it for the hearts!
Role Playing
Make delicious sandwiches for yourself!
Simulation
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Fight waves of enemies and slay the overlord.
Action
A short, interactive experience about grief
Simulation
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Role Playing
Don't let the mummy wake up!
Little creature in a big world.
Platformer
Can love melt steel beams?
Visual Novel
Starve. Freeze. Survive.
Strategy
GIF
A game where you play as Noah and you have to get an animal back to the ark in each level.
Platformer
platformer for MFGJ
Platformer
Get out of detention by appeasing an angry nun with bad puns.
Simulation
Drop kick the crap out of everything. (Unfinished prototype for My First Game Jam)
Platformer
Run or fight your nightmares. Creatd for my first game jam
Role Playing
A simple tower defense
Strategy
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A fantasy-horror game about finding answers and gaining power.
Role Playing
Platformer
A game about losing a letter you worked really hard to write.
Role Playing
Bullet Hell Shoot 'em up - GameJam entry for MyFirstGameJam
Shooter
Visual Novel
shooting
Shooter
An Incremental Game
Play in browser
Visual Novel
This is an platform game with some surprise + puzzle + funny elements
Platformer
Zero gravity time trials set in a synth-wave world.
Knossos is a brief & eerie Puzzle/RPG set in a ever-growing Labyrinth.
City sim build for My First Game Jam - Summer Edition
Simulation
GIF
a very short game with a friendly Gorgon.
A text-adventure about a trip to the grocery store.
Adventure
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You are home alone.
Interactive Fiction
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"Do not let Honey out."
Adventure
A 2D endless zen game about a jellyfish that controls the weather.
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easy puzzle game made in 4 hours for #MyFirstGameJam
Puzzle
A game about talking to people
Visual Novel
My first try at a platformer, very short game.
Platformer
Interactive Fiction
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Become the hero of legend!
Platformer
Trolls and Trolls
Strategy
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pride and prejudice but with dogs
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Platformer
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extremely short flower personality quiz
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Show some LGBT Pride!
Card Game
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GIF
Everything changed when her phone was at 5%. Charge the phone before its too late!
A Game about a Crab becoming a Boyscout
Adventure
2D Action game with rogue-like elements!
Action
An idle game in your Console Window!
The Coolest Space Shooter!
Shooter
Play Around and Have Fun
Card Game
a twine game about murder, natural disasters, fields, and who-dun-it.
Interactive Fiction
Knights of the Round Table as Space Cowboys
Action
Saving Private Ryan- but Stormtroopers!
Shooter
top-down thing
Shooter
the quick brown fox jumped over the lazy dogs.
Platformer
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High walls, an epic boss battle and a bloody dance floor, all things part of WSJA!
Action
Blocks fly around you in all directions, avoid them to stay alive.
Early oMegaman inspired 2-D Platformer that I hope to expand n in the future
Platformer
I only got one room done so yeah
GIF
A shooting and defending game
Shooter
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Better than Skyrim
Role Playing
Liberate your family with Fireworks this fourth of July
Shooter
prototype game made in Unity!
An RPG based on an Overlord with a lost title.
Role Playing
SHAPESHIFTER Pre-Alpha Demo - A Work In Progress
Things are falling and bouncing! Click them for points!
A cool text adventure with letters, mystery, skeletons, goblins and dogs!
Adventure
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