Niche Games

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Created Sep 8, 2019 by Julien Kaspar
Some games that I can recommend for specific things they do very well ... but are overall are too lacking to make them very recommendable. Some games I also included here are generally well received or dear to my heart BUT are already overdone or surpassed by more recent titles.
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The Cosmic Wheel Sisterhood screenshot
    A story rich, dialogue driven, card game about fortune telling. This game has such a wonderful start and feels original in how it's using game mechanics for storytelling. Unfortunately this later comp…
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      I adore this game, it's visual artstyle, the music, the tone and mood and everything the game stands for and the developers have promised. But for now maybe wait for updates.It is rare that I am playi…
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      Tiny Echo screenshot
        A strange, very short point and click game. The gameplay is overall pretty boring BUT I love the style and music. It hit a soft spot with me and reminded me of a blend between "Over the Garden Wall" a…
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        Orbo's Odyssey screenshot
          Bought this on a whim. It's fast, feels great to play, very funny and just about 90 min long.Highly recommended if you want to play weird and original platformers!
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            One of the original games that demonstrates how subtle gameplay mechanics and environmental storytelling can elevate the typical "walking simulator" into something special. But this game is far surpas…
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              In terms of style with its glitchy poly-art this game is something special. Soaring through the sky in a desolate desert or apocalyptic hellscape is effectively satisfying and terrifying. Unfortunatel…
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              Room to Grow screenshot
                A brilliant hard core puzzle game with super simple mechanics. It escalates slowly and stays adorable throughout!
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