Indie games can have everything, like a great story.
Indie games have become very famous in the last ten years. The internet has become a great place for players to share and enjoy indie games because the community is so helpful and making games is much easier.
Many independent games focus a lot on the story. Whether they’re point-and-click adventures or visual novels, all kinds of games try to tell a good story. But some games are just better than others when it comes to having a great story, great characters, and memorable speech that sticks with players long after they switch games. These are some of the best-written small games.
In Her Story, an independent game with not much to do, you have to watch clips of a woman being questioned by cops on a computer. But there’s a catch. Due to some technical problems, the questioning tapes have been cut into small clips, and you can only see the first five of your search query.
The way the story is told in the game is very unique. Players have to go through questioning clips, look up words that come up, and dig through the story in a way that isn’t linear. You learn about a woman’s battles with self-identity, trauma, her relationship, and a lot more, all of which are related to a strange and horrible crime.
Night In The Woods
Night in the Woods is a popular game with deep characters, funny conversation, and a story that has a lot more to it than meets the eye. You follow the story of Mia, a 20-year-old who dropped out of college and is going back to her hometown, where a friend of hers has just gone missing.
The game has a lot of different themes that are all tied together in a sweet and moving story about mental illness, the pressures of society, and the sameness of life in a small town in America. This is a story-driven indie game with a cast of interesting people and sharp dialogue.
No one knew how famous Undertale would become when it first came out. In Undertale, the player controls a child who is in an underground world full of monsters. The game was inspired by games like Mother and Mario & Luigi. The twist is that players don’t have to fight the monsters. Instead, they can deal with them without fighting.
But what makes Undertale stand out is its story, which is what helped it become a fan favourite. The game’s story is one of the best, with characters like Sans and Papyrus who are very funny and a plot that changes moods very well. Anyone who is even a little bit curious about it should give it a try.
In a world where orcs, elves, and other fantasy animals live in modern-day America, you are not a vampire prowling the streets or a werewolf trying to control your powers. Instead, you’re a humble coffee shop owner who lets people of all kinds come in late at night to hang out for a while.
In Coffee Talk, you get to know a group of likeable people whose lives you learn about through a few drink orders and dialogue. Coffee Talk does a great job of telling a great story with just people talking and newspaper headlines. This is a hard thing to do. The world-building is also great, showing in an interesting way what a world with real fantasy animals would look like and how it would work.
Life Is Strange
Life is Strange is one of the most unique choose-your-own-adventure games ever made. It was the first game in a well-liked series. Instead of letting you make choices and always have to live with them, Max Caufield gives you the power to go back in time as a teenager.
As you get back together with your best friend and help her look for a lost girl, you get to make choices, rewind time, and then make the other choice to see what happens next. This makes the story more interesting because you have to carefully think about every choice you have to make. It also makes you think more about the people whose lives you change. The story is also well-paced and exciting, with a twist you won’t see coming but will wish you had.
Suzerain is not like any other word adventure game. In Eastern Merkopa, you play as Anton Rayne, a great politician who has just become the leader of your country, Sordland. The world of Eastern Merkopa is very well made. Eggy Car game has some of the best world-building ever seen in a video game, with countries and tales that are based on real life.
Not only is the world very real and interesting, but the story is also interesting and full of memorable characters, like your best friend who becomes vice president and your wife who wants to make being First Lady more than just a title. Also, the game lets you choose how the story goes, and no matter what you choose, the plot is always well written, which is a great achievement.
Greek myth has always been a great source of ideas for stories, whether they are retellings or more in-depth looks at mythology. Hades is the latter, since you play as Zagreus, Hades’s son, who is trying to get out of the underworld to find his real mother, whom he has never met.
Without giving away too much, the game has a very interesting take on how the different Greek gods and mythical figures relate to Zagreus. From the kind Athena to the harsh Hades, this game has great conversation that tells the story so well that you won’t mind dying over and over again just to talk to the Gods again.
Eliza is a visual novel about a woman named Evelyn who quit her high-tech job and later came back to work as a stand-in for an AI-run counselling programme. In this interesting story, there is a discussion about how technology and innovation are used in relation to the state of the world and whether they are used in the right ways.
Evelyn is a fascinating character who will keep you wondering about her and her past until the very end. She is joined by a cast of realistic supporting characters who give great insight into the different ways people see AI technology. Eliza is a game with a story that will stand the test of time, even though we live in a time when new things are always being made.