Musive is a blog about games with a heart for everything Indie and an intersectional queer-feminist perspective.
It’s 1933, Hitler has just become chancellor and a resistance group is fighting for their own survival and that of the people in their lives. The anti-fascist strategy game Through the Darkest of Times throws us into this situation and asks: What can we do?
HyperDot plays like a bullethell game or arcade shooter – but we can only dodge and evade! We control a colorful dot in a circular arena where other geometric shapes are after us. They come from all sides and we dodge them as best es we can.
The bored little bird Claire is on vacation at her aunt’s workplace, a national park. Claire is waiting for a call, but her phone has no reception. Aunt May advises her niece to take a “short hike” to the top of the mountain, and so she reluctantly sets off. In A Short Hike you wander, climb and fly through the most beautiful pixel landscapes and meet other animal visitors of the national park……….
You play as a painter, who travels to the island of Eastshade to fulfill your mother’s last wish: to paint five very special places on the island! On the way there, however, your ferry shipwrecks and most of your possessions are lost. The residents greet you with a lot of warmth and warm tea, though. Your trip across the island is very peaceful, because you get to know many characters who tell you their story, need your help with minor problems, or want you to paint a picture depicting a specific motif……….