Audience Choice Awards
Otto and the Ancient Worlds is an 8-bit 2D adventure platformer about an archaeologist who discovers an ancient library filled with magical books. Each book contains a living story of a mythology or folklore, and a mysterious evil figure releases them into Otto’s world! Otto must return the mythology and folklore back to their books and destroy this unknown evil in the process.
Brought to you by creator David Ladyman, Star Traders is a redesign and upgrade of his original game published by Steve Jackson Games. In it you are a heroic starship captain navigating the galaxy's trade lanes in search of fortune and glory.
Zen Pathz is a unique fighter/platformer hybrid offering a variety of casual play and competitive tournament modes. Simultaneously control an avatar and brush to alter destructible terrain like never before. Detain, drop, and dispatch opponents while overcoming their same attempts at you. Master the duality to create your own zen path to victory.
A virtual reality video game from Synaptix Games. Communications systems in the solar system ahead are disrupted by interference from your armada. They know you are coming! Rise to the challenge and vanquish entire civilizations. Empower yourself with alien technology as you unlock new weapons and more powerful ships. Follow your destiny on the Day of Destruction!
Spark is a creative, combo-based shmup with bullet-hell and puzzle elements. The unique shooting system hooks the player as they discover more ways to create beautiful and deadly combos. The central element of the game is the combination of the various bullets.
King Hùng Era is a family friendly fast-paced strategy game for 2-4 people where you try to get as many units face-up as possible out of 8 units that each player has. The units can be played as single, a pair, set of 3, set of 4. Set of 5 will win the game instantly. Winning the last unit can earn you a big bonus while all losing tiles will go into the box! Each game lasts about 10-15 minutes
Smash Boats(TM) is a freemium single-player action game, with gameplay inspired by the golden age of arcade games. The goal is to smash, bash and thrash your way through arenas full of bizarre pools with one of the many unique smash boats. Sounds easy; but, with relentless enemies, zany mini-bosses, unusual water hazards and obstacles trying to hinder your progress, the goal is anything but easy!
Players control a character who has achieved greatness and lived to tell the tale, but the story of his conquest comes out different with each re-telling / playthrough. Gameplay involves searching for portals hidden throughout each level, using a mysterious language to summon demons from the other side, then unleashing those creatures onto the hapless guards and townsfolk of the land.
De León Legends is a first-person Virtual Reality adventure/combat game designed from the ground up with room-scale movement and VR combat mechanics in mind. Using a large variety of weapons ranging from pistols and cannons to swords. Fight through plagued villages, gallop through treacherous forests, climb steep cliffs and use your skills to push back against the night featuring an instinctive combat system.
Oathen is a highly replayable arena combat board game for 2 to 6 players inspired by Nordic mythology and esports. Players take on the role of a hero through a randomly generated game board where treasures and traps await. Each hero contains cards used to perform attacks that must cool down with each use. Duke it out to become the arena champion.
Grab 3 or more players and win points by going to bars, answering challenges, performing party tricks, fulfilling new year's resolutions, and talking in character about a Judge's scenario.
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