Fancy Fish Games is an indie game development studio dedicated to creating imaginative and thought-provoking experiences.
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Our Games

Designed to make you think, wonder, and ask questions - either during actual play, or upon reflection.

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Our Goal

To make games that are unlike what you have seen before. Games that are quirky, non-traditional, or metaphorical.

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Our Aim

To actually have an impact on your life, or how you think about life, even after you've finished playing our games.

Games

Our games are fresh, quirky, inspire questions and challenge the norm.

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GenreVisual Novel
ReleasedTBD
PlatformsWindows, Mac, Linux
PriceTBD
The gaming world is abuzz with talk of a revolutionary new virtual reality console, the Penta, in development by InterMense, a small Canadian start-up. Alpha testers have been awed, reporting that the Penta experience feels more “real” than reality itself. But what does it truly mean for something to be real?
I Can't Escape: Darkness

I Can't Escape: Darkness

GenreAdventure Horror
ReleasedSep 17, 2015
PlatformsWindows, Mac, Linux
Price$11.99
I Can't Escape: Darkness is a quicksand trap for the senses - the more you listen and look for clues, the deeper you fall into a damp, living dungeon. Plunge into the depths and scrape together whatever tools you can find, then try to escape one of the most diabolical puzzles of all time!
Deity Quest

Deity Quest

GenreRPG
ReleasedMay 1, 2014
PlatformsWindows, Mac, Linux, Flash
Price$9.99
Deity Quest is a light-hearted RPG where your goal is to convert followers and gain power to become the Overgod of Aberos. Use your divine magic to support your followers in fast-paced, strategic 6 vs. 6 battles, and compete with other deities in your quest to reach the top!
Quotidian

Quotidian

GenreInteractive Story
ReleasedFeb 1, 2016
PlatformsFlash
PriceFree
Wake up in the morning. Drink a cup of coffee. Close the curtains and go to bed. The days change, but the ritual does not.
Quotidian was made for Global Game Jam 2016. The game was made entirely in 48 hours, with the theme of 'Ritual.'
ADventure Lib

ADventure Lib

GenrePoint & Click Comedy
ReleasedAug 4, 2015
PlatformsWindows, Mac, Linux
Price$1.99
The shuffle button has been hit. All the objects and characters have been mixed up! Randomness threatens to overrun the kingdom, and nothing is what it appears to be! It is up to you to defeat the fire-breathing kitten, save your beloved toilet, and find the potato of legend!
A Different Color

A Different Color

GenreInteractive Story
ReleasedFeb 26, 2013
PlatformsFlash
PriceFree
A short (~15 min) interactive story about friendship and loneliness. A Different Color was made in two weeks for the One Game A Month challenge.
Rhythos! Arcade BETA

Rhythos! Arcade BETA

GenreAction/Rhythm
ReleasedMay 1, 2013
PlatformsFlash
PriceFree
Battle 15 unique enemies in this real time battle RPG combining the best elements from rhythm and fighting games.
Deus Shift

Deus Shift

GenreTurn-Based Strategy
ReleasedMar 7, 2012
PlatformsFlash
PriceFree
Deus Shift is a competitive, two player strategy game. With nine unique units, and tons of possible strategies, outsmart your opponent and defeat their heart while defending your own.
Havencall

Havencall

GenrePoint & Click
ReleasedTBD
PlatformsWindows, Mac, Linux
PriceTBD
Aura is a strange girl who has recurring dreams of a world completely beyond her own - of the place where she truly belongs. Setting out to find the haven of her dreams takes Aura on an adventure across many worlds full of wonders and terrors.
Drawscape

Drawscape

GenrePhysics Platformer
ReleasedMay 14, 2012
PlatformsFlash
PriceFree
Drawscape is a physics platformer where you draw shapes to overcome many challenges and puzzles. Play through 22 unique levels as Kami, a curious fox girl with the power to create and destroy.
I Can't Escape

I Can't Escape

GenreAtmospheric Horror
ReleasedJan 29, 2013
PlatformsFlash
PriceFree
You have fallen into a vast underground maze. Can you find your way out, or will you end up trapped in darkness forever? We recommend playing in a dimly lit room with your speaker or headphone volume turned up. It's best to play I Can't Escape late at night, as it is an eerie exploration experience.
Trip Through Time

Trip Through Time

GenreRunner
ReleasedMay 9, 2013
PlatformsFlash
PriceFree
A robot from a post-apocalyptic era is sent back in time to observe the nature of humans and decide whether or not they are worth bringing back.
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    A sci-fi/fantasy visual novel about the nature of existence.

  • I Can't Escape: Darkness

    Delve into the depths of a living labyrinth. Can you escape, or will you end up trapped in darkness forever?

  • Deity Quest

    Play as a new god where you convert followers, clear dungeons and compete with your rival to become the Overgod!

  • Quotidian

    Wake up. Drink a cup of coffee. Close the curtains and go to bed. The days change, but the ritual does not.

  • ADventure Lib

    In this game, everything has been swapped with something else!

  • A Different Color

    A short (~15 min) interactive story about friendship and loneliness.

  • Rhythos! Arcade BETA

    Battle 15 enemies in this real time battle RPG combining the best elements from rhythm and fighting games.

  • Deus Shift

    With nine unique units, and tons of possible strategies, outsmart your opponent and defeat their heart.

  • Havencall

    A point and click adventure that will transport you to new worlds!

  • Drawscape

    A physics platformer where you draw shapes to overcome many challenges and puzzles.

  • I Can't Escape

    You have fallen into a vast underground maze. Can you escape, or will you end up trapped in darkness forever?

  • Trip Through Time

    A robot from a post-apocalyptic era is sent back in time to observe the nature of humans.

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What people are saying about our games

"I Can’t Escape Darkness is a pleasant, unique experience that will have you coming back for more."

Ralph Durso RETRONUKE

"Most probably it will also impress you with the elegance and subtlety of its design."

Konstantinos Dimopoulos Indie Games

"With its clever gameplay, intriguing storyline, and nostalgic visuals Deity Quest is one of those games that immediately commands your attention."

Craig Forshey Super Game Droid

"Because games can be more than mindless entertainment."

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David Maletz

Programmer
Designer

I like creating games and new worlds to explore. I especially enjoy making games with interesting mechanics or twists.

Natalie Maletz

2D Artist
Writer

I'm Natalie! I'm an artist running on reference, strawberries, kitty cuddles and silly words.

Chase Bethea

Composer
Sound Designer

Chase Bethea is a freelance Composer, Sound Designer/Audio Engineer for Video Games and a variety of other Media.