You're a young man named Alex who arrives in the cliffside town of Silverpine. Explore the town's many mysteries and meet its colourful townsfolk, while you grow closer to a kind-hearted local named Jake. Can the two of you save the town from the impending doom brewing inside the mysterious Vault?
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Mar 22, 2019
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Recommended
By Indie Game Lover January 9, 2020

“A short wholesome game filled with emotions, beautiful music, and custom art-- find your Newfound Courage. ♥”

 

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“It gives us great pleasure to wholeheartedly recommend Newfound Courage. You will struggle to find a more likeable and relatable narrative adventure.”
90/100 – The Xbox Hub

“A phenomenal and touching game that'll have you hooked from the off. Take an adventure where you'll make new friends and discover yourself.”
9/10 – Movies, Games and Tech

“The pixel art is simple, yet beautiful, and the soundtrack by Jessica Kelly is as haunting and mysterious as the story that unfolds. It's well worth a play.”
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About This Game

Newfound Courage is a narrative-focused action-adventure game about a gay hero who falls in love with his best friend while the world unravels around them.

Alex's story starts in the strange cliffside town of Silverpine that is home to The Vault, a mysterious institute containing the knowledge of a long-dead civilisation. Alex must explore The Vault's many mysteries and help the colourful townsfolk he meets along the way, while learning to understand and accept his feelings for another young man named Jake.

For fans of games like To the Moon or stories like Heartstopper or Call Me by Your Name.

Features

  • A short story (about five hours) focused on the narrative with a wide variety of combat, simulation and puzzle mechanics.
  • A wholesome, emotional and personal gay coming of age romance told in a lore-rich fantasy world.
  • A satisfying combat system with simple but impactful talent customizations.
  • [BETA] An action-packed endless rogue-lite combat arena with four ranks to discover
  • A vibrant world full of quirky and memorable characters.
  • 100% custom-made pixel art settings, characters and animations.
  • Featuring a beautiful soundtrack with over 15 unique compositions by award-winning composer Jessica Kelly.
  • Includes free DLC, Return to Otherwhere.

Named in Screen Rant's 10 Best Indie Video Games With LGBTQ+ Protagonists.

System Requirements

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    Minimum:
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: Microsoft® Windows® 10 (32bit/64bit)
    • Processor: Intel Core2 Duo or better
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: OpenGL 4.1 capable GPU
    • DirectX: Version 9.0
    • Storage: 1 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: 1920x1080 or larger display
    Recommended:
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    Minimum:
    • OS: Mac OSX 10.10 or better
    • Processor: Intel Core2 Duo or better
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Compatible OpenGLR
    • Storage: 2 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: 1920x1080 or larger display
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