Day of the Devs brings surprising sequels, a truffle pig RPG, and more must-see games

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Another copy of Day of the Devs, a approved indie bold alive stream, took abode advanced of this year’s Game Awards ceremony. The appearance accent 20 indie games, including abruptness sequels to Genesis Noir and Kind Words.

Day of the Devs usually runs a alive beck every year alongside Summer Game Fest. This year, the indie advertise put on a second, hourlong accident advanced of The Game Awards. While it abundantly accent some ahead appear amateur like Braid: Anniversary Edition, it brought several new announcements as well.

Chief amid those were three sequels. Nirvana Noir is a aftereffect to the beautiful Genesis Noir that appearance a consciousness-expanding art brace aggressive by bands like Pink Floyd. Kind Words 2 (Lofi City Pop) expands the ambit of its predecessor, a accepted letter-writing game, by acceptance players to leave addendum about a baby city. Point-and-click conundrum Tangle Tower is additionally accepting a aftereffect in the anatomy of The Mermaid’s Tongue.

Characters sit at a table in Nirvana Noir.Feral Cat Den

As is consistently the case with Day of the Devs, a few of the announcements are abnormally eclectic. Hermit and Pig is a turn-based RPG about a truffle pig that draws afflatus from Paper Mario and Earthbound. The additional chapter of Digital Eclipse’s Gold Master alternation (following The Making of Karateka) was unveiled, and it’s a playable documentary about bold architect Jeff Minter featuring 42 playable games. The best bold appellation of the appearance goes to Janet Demornay is a Slumlord (and a Witch), which is a abhorrence bold about an angry landlord.

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The alive beck additionally gave us notable account in the anatomy of a absolution date for Open Roads afterward years of blackout afterwards Fullbright architect Steve Gaynor larboard the project amidst toxicity allegations. The appellation will now barrage on February 22, 2024.

Here’s the abounding account of amateur apparent off during Day of the Devs, as able-bodied as the developers abaft each.

  • Militsioner (Tallboys)
  • Nirvana Noir (Feral Cat Den)
  • Thanks Goodness You’re Here (Coal Supper)
  • Flock (Hollow Ponds, Richard Hogg)
  • Kind Words 2 (Lofi City Pop) (Popcannibal)
  • Hermit and Pig (Heavy Lunch Studio)
  • Dome-King Cabbage (Cobysoft Co.)
  • Ultros (Hadoque)
  • Loose Leaf (Kitfox Games)
  • Holstin (Sonka)
  • Oddada (Sven Ahlgrimm, Mathilde Hoffman)
  • Cryptmaster (Paul Hart, Lee Williams)
  • Llamasoft: The Jeff Minter Story (Digital Eclipse)
  • Drag Her (Fighting Chance Games)
  • Braid: Anniversary Edition (Thekla)
  • Open Roads (Open Roads Team)
  • Resistor (Long Way Home)
  • Home Safety Hotline (Night Signal Entertainment)
  • Janet Demornay is a Slumlord (and a Witch) (Fuzzy Ghost)
  • The Mermaid’s Tongue (SFB Games)

A Vampire Survivors crossover with Among Us was additionally appear at the show’s end. For those absorbed in accepting hands-on with some of the amateur shown, Day of the Devs is captivation a accessible advertise in Los Angeles on Friday, December 8. The accident will affection playable demos for 40 games, including anew appear ones like Kind Words 2 and several that weren’t featured on the stream. Tickets are accessible now.

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