Tiny teams with massive ideas
There is another surprise festival going on that’s aiming to shine a spotlight on games that are specifically made from micro studios. This is hosted by Yogcast Games and will not only serve as a way for Steam users to discover new games, but also catch a discount and play some demos. Here are the games being featured, with discounts ending between 13-15 (depending on the game):
- Area 86 (-30%)
A physics based escape room puzzle game where you control a robot in an interactive environment.
- Bad North Jotunn Edition (-50%)
A brutal real time tactics roguelite where you defend your island against Vikings.
- Cyber Hook
Ride through a retrowave world, blast through enemies, and abuse physics to avoid death.
- Empires of the Undergrowth
A fast paced real time strategy game mixed with an ant colony management game.
- Forgotten Fields
A game about a struggling author traveling to his childhood home for one last time. Set to release on December 31.
- Genesis Noir
A noir adventure spanning time and space where you jump into the expanding universe to search a way to save your love.
- Gone Viral
An over-the-top action game with heavy roguelite elements where you fight in a prison arena to entertain the audience.
- HyperParasite (-30%)
A roguelite twin-stick shooter/brawler where you try to fight to the top of the food chain.
- Kardboard Kings
Own and manage your own card game shop, hunt down legendary cards, and become the Kardboard King.
- Lord Winklebottome Investigates
Set in the 1920s, follow the world’s foremost detective in his most challenging case yet.
- Metal Heads
A crazy multiplayer party game where you compete in minigames along with metal music.
- Neko Ghost Jump
A puzzle platformer where you can switch camera perspectives and between physical and ghost forms to solve puzzles.
- Paradise Killer
Play as Lady love Dies as she solves a murder that the one and only investigation freak can solve.
A deckbuilding chess game where you get to squash some tentacle monsters.
- Resolutiion (-20%)
Play as an old killer escorting a curious AI through chaotic combat, puzzling secrets, and unsettling calm.
A wholesome sandbox game about designing and building robots meant to serve humans.
An evil overlord simulator where you can create chaos on an epic scale. Set to release this August.
Assume your true form as a Spinch in this psychedelic side-scrolling platformer.
- The Last Cube
Venture through six areas of a cube world and overcome the puzzles you come across to save the world.
- Toodee and Topdee
Switch between 2D platforming and top-down block pushing to solve puzzles and bring back balance to the universe.
A twin-stick action adventure inspired by the golden age of 3D platformers.
- Unto the End
A hand-crafted cinematic platformer about a desperate journey home.
A tug-of-war strategy game where you compose the best army and research the right tech to overwhelm your enemy.
- Watch This Space
A multiplayer game where you shoot, race, and eat asteroids as well as playing an asteroid.
- Wayward Strand
A heartfelt interactive story where you play as a teenage journalist visiting an airborne hospital for the first time.
An action-packed roguelite where you defend your farm in a post-apocalypse wasteland. Coming to Steam in September.
- Demon Turf
A 3D platformer where you play as Beebz who is trying to take over demon turfs to become the Demon Queen.
- Do Not Buy This Game
Don’t buy this game, but if you must, it’s a 2 hour experience about your poor life choices.
- Fashion Police Squad
A humorous retro FPS where you fight against the crime of fashion.
- Kraken Academy
Play as the school’s new kid who got stuck with the mission of helping a magical Kraken.
- Pixel Skater
A fast paced arcade skateboarding game where you can compete online or enjoy an immersive story mode, challenges, and puzzles.
A synthwave infused puzzle game where you direct light pulses through a dark and damaged landscape.
- The Last Stand: Aftermath
A roguelite action adventure where you set out to explore the post-apocalypse to find hope for your fellow survivors.
- A Short Hike (-30%)
Hike, climb, and soar through peaceful mountainside landscapes as you make your way to the park’s summit.
- Ape Out (-50%)
An intense and colorfully stylized smash ‘em up where you try to escape captivity even if it means killing the humans you come across.
- Arcade Tycoon
Ever wanted to design and manage your own arcade? Well, this game is just what you’ve been looking for.
- Before I Forget
A short, narrative exploration game about love and loss and a life well-lived.
- Brunch Club (-50%)
A 1-4 player party game where you try to prepare food as a pillar of light.
- Card Hog (-25%)
A pig-based dungeon crawler deckbuilding game.
- Caveblazers (-75%)
A challenging and brutal roguelike platformer where you explore a mysterious cave filled with orcs and goblins.
- Cavity Busters
A roguelite toothpunk bullet hell where your last tooth battles cavities.
- Drink Glurp More (-10%)
A wacky physics, sport(ish), hot seat party game set in a world where aliens have copied Earth’s summer games slightly wrong.
- For the Warp (-20%)
A roguelike deckbuilding game set in space where you try to reach the warp gate.
- Frog Detective 1: The Haunted Island
Solve the mystery of a haunted island as a frog detective.
- Her Story (-50%)
Search a video database to explore and put together hundreds of clips to discover a woman’s story.
- Hollow Knight (-50%)
Explore a vast ruined kingdom of insects, battle tainted creatures, and bizarre bugs in this 2D metroidvania
- Hypnospace Outlaw (-30%)
Enlist in the Hypnospace Patrol Department, dedicated to policing the virtual streets.
- In Other Waters (-25%)
Play as an AI guiding a stranded Xenobiologist through a mysterious alien ocean.
- Jenny LeClue Detectivu (-25%)
Play as a young detective during a journey to find out who her mother’s murderer is.
- Knights and Bikes (-25%)
Follow Nessa and Demelza as they explore an ancient island while riding their bikes
- Landlord’s Super (-10%)
A landlord construction simulator set in 1980’s Britian
- Merchant of the Skies (-25%)
Become a captain of a merchant ship as you gather resources, sell items, and build your own trade company.
- Meteorfall: Krumit’s Tale
A new take on the deckbuilding roguelike genre as you use cards to clear dungeons, upgrade your deck, and gain perks.
- Moonfall (-30%)
Manage your squad of travellers through a dangerous wasteland in a turn-based tactical roguelite.
- My Beautiful Paper Smile (-15%)
A horror game about a child raised in a facility where everyone is forced to wear a smile forever.
- Papers, Please (-50%)
Play as an immigration inspector in control of who is entering Arstotzkan and who is turned away or arrested.
- Puzzle Forge Dungeon (-15%)
A turn-based dungeon crawler where you can create your own weapons.
- Return of the Obra Dinn (-20%)
A first person mystery game where you play as an insurance investigator determining what happened on the Obra Dinn.
- Rimworld (-10%)
A sci-fy colony sim driven by an AI storyteller.
- Slay the Spire (-50%)
A roguelike deckbuilder where you journey up the Spire and fighting every enemy that blocks your path.
- Space Haven (-10%)
Get ready to embark on a space voyage with your crew of civilians to search for a new home.
- Spellcaster University (-10%)
Take on the role of a magic university director tasked to build the school, manage the budget, hire teachers, and making sure students are trained.
- Stardew Valley (-20%)
Build up your grandfather’s old farm in this relaxing farming simulator.
- Stikir (-30%)
A short game about making this game.
- Super Daryl Deluxe (-75%)
Help Beethoven get his groove back in this brawler-style RPGvania set in a multi-dimensional high school.
- The Stillness of the Wind (-65%)
During your final years, maintain your simple way of life while disturbing letters arrive from your family in the city.
- Tracks (-25%)
An ultimate toy sandbox where you can build the train set of your dreams.
- Train Train Train (-20%)
Manage train networks in various small 3D worlds.
- Warborn (-30%)
A turn-based tactical game where you fight in technologically adcanced suit of armor.
- Yes Your Grace (-20%)
Take the throne and try to balance your kingdom’s needs with the need to manage your resources.