indie game

Cuphead

Cuphead is the protagonist of a run-and-gun video game that’s heavily inspired by cartoons from the 1930s. Cuphead and his brother Mugman, who look like a hybrid between Mickey Mouse and drinkware, must collect on debts to repay the devil. Use the straw as a hair accessory, or better yet make your own, and a mask while you’re at it.

Nidhogg

Nidhogg is a competitive side-scrolling two-player fighting video game by Mark “Messhof” Essen. Players duel with swords in a pixelated environment. It’s popular for tournaments due to the simple to play/hard to master gameplay as well as the ceaselessly fast pace. In it, players are colored silhouettes who fight who engage in fencing with one another. This costume is ideal for a group of at least two. Be sure to work on your cartwheels!

Penny from Stardew Valley

Penny from Stardew Valley

In the farm sim RPG game Stardew Valley, Penny is a villager from Pelican Town. She can usually be found reading or cleaning up the trailer she shares with her mother Pam.

Fran Bow

In this adventure game, Fran Bow is a young girl struggling with mental disorder and an unfair destiny at an oppressive mental asylum. All this after she witnesses the gruesome murder of her parents and is left alone with her cat and only friend, Mr. Midnight.

Hotline Miami Biker

In Hotline Miami, Biker must battle Jacket, who like him has been receiving mysterious phone calls commanding him to perform brutal assassinations. Biker’s weapons of choice for these tasks are a meat cleaver and throwing stars.

Minecraft Steve

In Minecraft, the player Steve might not be pretty, but he gets the job done. He spends many hours roaming the sandbox environment, mining resources, building shelters, and surviving mobs. Don’t look now, Steve, but you’ve got some creepers creeping.