Posts Tagged ‘jRPG’

New release: LISA: The Painful RPG

Happy new year, indie RPG fans! It has just come to my attention that LISA: The Painful RPG (first announced in December 2013) has been released. The premise: Lisa is a quirky side-scrolling RPG set in a post-apocalyptic wasteland. Beneath the charming and funny exterior is a world full of disgust and moral destruction. Players […]

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New release: Secret of QWERTY

Hey folks! With the year ending, we’re in a slow news period for indie RPGs, but there are still things happening. Gryphon writes in to tell me about the release of Secret of QWERTY, a jRPG in which battles require you to correctly type out a sequence of words under time pressure in order to […]

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New release: The Tale of a Common Man

Word reaches me that Aldorlea Games has released a brand new jRPG by the name of The Tale of a Common Man. The premise: Jerrat was a farmer, not a knight or a lord, a common man, what the world considered just one of the ‘little people’. But sometimes the world needs the qualities of […]

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New release: Tales of Aravorn: Seasons of the Wolf

Celso Riva has written in to announce the release of Tales of Aravorn: Seasons of the Wolf, a new jRPG from indie developer Winter Wolves set in the same universe as Loren the Amazon Princess (itself previously covered here). The premise: The twins’ tale starts on a day like many others, when one of the […]

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New release: Pier Solar HD

Hey guys! Remember Pier Solar HD? Developer WaterMelon Co. has finally released it, and has written to me with the details! (Actually, they released it on September 30th; I’m a little late in posting this. My bad.) The new incarnation of Pier Solar is a 2D jRPG featuring a strange mix of chunky pixel art […]

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New release: Madam Extravaganza’s Monster Emporium

There’s a new jRPG in town courtesy of John Wizard Games. The name? Madam Extravaganza’s Monster Emporium! The premise is a little vague, but it’s all we’ve got, so here it is: Located in Monsterville, the town in the woods… Do you ever wish you had more? That you could leave it all behind and […]

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New release: Subterra

It has been a few months since I went trawling around RPG Maker game affiliate sites looking for new jRPGs, and when I did so today, I was not disappointed. Among the new releases that have flown under my radar is a Warfare Studios title known simply as Subterra. The premise: Earth is nothing but […]

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New release: Deja Vu Chronicles

Billed as “an epic adventure in reverse,” Deja Vu Chronicles is a short jRPG (approximately one hour in length), created in RPG Maker by a small team under the name “NebelSoft.” The narrative premise: The four adventurous heroines Miruka, Hanako, Edelweiss and Aquamarin came a long way. They fought their way up to lv 99 […]

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New release: Wind Child Black

Word reaches me that there’s a new RPG Maker jRPG on the scene. It’s called Wind Child Black, and it appears to be something of a collaboration between Warfare Studios (the prolific developer behind Jade’s Journey, Opaline and Vengeance Road) and Amaranth Games (the even more prolific developer behind Ahriman’s Prophecy and the Aveyond series). The […]

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New release: Boot Hill Heroes Part One

It has come to my attention that the spaghetti Western-themed jRPG Boot Hill Heroes (which we previously covered here) was released by developer Experimental Gamer a couple of months ago. The narrative premise: After an alleged attack by the Chepakwik Indians, the people of Bronco County are on the brink of war. Only a farm […]

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