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  • svgJan 25, 2024Indie Highlight

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    Grow the Seed puts an incredibly intriguing spin on farming by introducing a deck-building strategy element to the mix! Instead of using your cards to deal damage, shield yourself, and cast spells, you use the deck to grow a plant. Start with a seed and nurture it to grow into a fruit-bearing tree. Use utility cards to perform tasks to raise your seedling. Grow, cut parts from the plant, and manipulate the surroundings through your deck of cards. You also use your cards to overcome obstacles and events like bad weather and pests to ensure the safety of your plant. 

    Your deck is necessary for everything in Grow the Seed. Want to direct the roots to grow deeper in search of water? Or perhaps you want more leaves to grow so the plant can photosynthesize? Whatever you want your plant to do, you need a card for that! There’s also more challenging stages where you can choose different seeds and areas to grow in. Each has their own requirements and challenges to overcome. 

    Release Date

    Grow the Seed is listed on Steam, where you can add it to your Wishlist and download a demo! However, there is no release date listed yet. 

    Plant and grow different plants in Garden In.

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  • svgJan 24, 2024Indie Highlight

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    Capybarista is an adorable cafe management game by developer YarnCat Games. You’re the new owner of a very cozy little cafe. Design, decorate, and run the cafe in a low-stakes environment. Place furniture, pick from a variety of useful machines, and use different tasty coffee and food recipes to please your customers. 

    There are dozens of furniture options and you have the freedom to plan your layout. Choose your wallpaper, flooring, and more to create the perfect cozy cafe. Listen to some relaxing music as you take orders from customers. Then, prepare their drinks and pastries to their specifications. This is no Diner Dash, though. Capybarista lets you take all the time you need to make and deliver the orders as there’s no timer. It’s a chill job, after all. There’s also an online multiplayer mode so you can hop over to other shops to see how they’ve been designed, trade tips and tricks, or make a new friend. Or if you prefer, you can play with up to 8 players locally! 

    Release Date

    Capybarista is on Steam, where you can add it to your Wishlist or try out the demo! There is currently no specific release date listed, though.

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  • svgJan 24, 2024Indie Highlight

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    Tavern Manager Simulator from developer One More Time focuses on rebuilding, expanding and improving a tavern. You take over an old, abandoned tavern in a fantasy kingdom town with the goal of restoring it to its former glory. Take a hands-on approach with the restoration by clearing away debris, wiping up cobwebs, and cleaning up lingering dust. Buy new furniture and decor to make the place inviting, but don’t spend all your money at once. You need to buy food and drink supplies to run the tavern! 

    Not only are you in charge of renovations, but Tavern Manager Simulator has you in charge of cooking and serving customers too! Order quality ingredients, then turn them into tasty meals for your patrons. Chop up some steaks and grill them over an open flame. Toss some veggies in a cauldron to make a delectable soup. The more you cook, the better your skills become. Just make sure you practice proper time management. Your patrons expect beer and food as fast as possible, and your profits depend on their happiness. 

    Run your tavern successfully and you just might become world-famous! 

    Release Date

    Tavern Manager Simulator is coming to Steam very soon, with a projected release date as Q1 of this year! You can find it now to add to your Wishlist.

    If you enjoy management games, take a look at this list of some other great games to check out. You might also like The Diner at the End of the Galaxy.

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  • svgJan 18, 2024Indie Highlight

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    The Mom lets you step into the shoes of a dedicated mother who works tirelessly to provide for her family, complete her chores, and manage the chaos that comes with raising children. Spend your days cooking, cleaning, and washing dishes in this charming side scroller. The struggles come with maintaining your household, taking care of children, and taking time for yourself and your husband. 

    While it is a game, The Mom is a chance to experience a reflection of real-life experiences that many mothers endure. You’ll navigate through each day by making choices that affect your family and career. Manage your time wisely as you juggle work commitments and parental responsibilities. 

    Life can be hectic as a parent, but will you find the joy in a job well done?

    Release Date

    The Mom is coming to Steam sometime soon! 

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  • svgJan 18, 2024Indie Highlight

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    Reel Life sends you on a journey jumping from country to country in a world based on getting lucky at the slot machine. Spend your days however you wish in this easy-going point-and-click farm sim. There’s no end goal or time limit, so play however you want to. Farm, fish, forage, and mine for items. Or even hit up the slot machines in search of a big payout. As you earn money, purchase additional plots of land across the world, build houses, barns, and crafting stations, too! Decorate your farms with furniture, decor, and garden items to create the perfect cozy home. Even get to know the people you come across in the world, and who knows, you might find love! Or maybe just a good friend.

    Reel Life currently features one town, some farming content, and cooking. Developer Bad Genes Productions has plans for so much more, too. Coming soon to this charming game is character customization, home upgrades and decorating, crafting stations, farm buildings, and eight holidays per year per country! Then there’s relationship content, traveling merchants, and new countries for you to travel to. You’ll also be able to help NPCs find love with each other and buy houses in other countries. There’s a lot of great content coming to this game in the future!

    How will you spend your days?

    Release Date

    Reel Life is currently available on Steam. You can also find the rough estimate for new content releases in the Steam page’s updates section. 

    Another Farm Roguelike, Solarpunk, and Little-Known Galaxy are some more unique farm sims!

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  • svgJan 18, 2024Indie Highlight

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    Play as a farmer in a small town in Song of the Prairie, a 3D farming and life sim by developer The Droplet Studio. The quaint prairie town located at the end of the continent is blessed by the Goddess, so faces no strife or hardships. You’ve chosen to settle in this lovely little sanctuary to begin your journey as a farmer. Grow crops, care for unique animals, and help the town grow. Even go exploring and find the love of your life!

    Song of the Prairie offers a relaxing rural life experience with its non-linear approach to quests. You don’t have to finish everything, nor do you need to complete them in a specific order. Instead, you can focus on customizing your character and build your farm to suit your tastes. Decorate your plot with gazebos, fences, and other decor to make a beautiful rural paradise. Then, upgrade the buildings in town to get even more use out of them!

    How will you spend your peaceful prairie days?

    Release Date

    You can find Song of the Prairie on Steam now!

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    Another Farm Roguelike is a 2D farm sim and crafting game. You’ll start from scratch with a plot of land full of resources. Chop trees, mine ore, farm crops to build a flourishing farm. Craft over 250 different items, including tools that will help make your farm work easier. Build 30 different buildings to help boost your production. Also upgrade your skills and farm through randomized upgrade events. Even recycle resources to make them even more valuable. The goal is to earn rent to keep the farm, so you need to make a profitable farm. 

    Another Farm Roguelike is perfect for when you want a farm sim, but don’t want the walking and getting to know people, or any of the extra stuff. This game doesn’t have the time constraints other games do, either. There is no day/cycle to disrupt your farming groove! 

    Will you make enough to pay rent?

    Release Date

    Another Farm Roguelike is available now on Steam

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  • svgJan 11, 2024Indie Highlight

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    The Witch of Fern Island welcomes you to the mysterious and lush Fern Island! You play as Abrill, who has crash landed on the island while traveling to the magic academy. She wants to make the most of her situation, and the Academy of Witches uses this misadventure as an opportunity to test Abrill. You’ll demonstrate your abilities and mastery of magic, while also trying to uncover the mysteries of the island. But becoming the Witch of Fern Island isn’t as simple as passing your exams! Building a life by making friends and finding joy in life’s moments are important too. 

    You’ll spend your time in The Witch of Fern Island proving your prowess to the Academy of Witches through various tasks. Grow herbs and magical plants, raise animals, and practice enchanting plants and animals. Customize your cottage to suit your tastes. Brew potions, summon familiars, craft magical amulets, and even perform rituals to control the weather! Also take time to explore the island on foot, on your trusty Tzoru steed, or even fly around on a broom. Befriending the other inhabitants of the island is important, too. Immerse yourself in the culture of the island while forging friendships to learn about people’s backstories. 

    Release Date

    The Witch of Fern Island is available in early access on Steam now!

    Wish Upon a Llama is a gorgeous farm sim with a focus on animals.

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