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Sunday Spotlight: Knights of San Francisco

Knights of San Francisco by Raindead is an incredible text-based adventure on mobile devices that explores a strange and dystopian world, with dabs of mysticism for good measure. The black and white aesthetic of the game offers major Dungeons & Dragons vibes with touches of choose-your-own-adventure books.


I absolutely loved my time with this game. The simple interface with its crisp text and formatting made it easy to read the thought-provoking and well thought out story. Each line of text was deliberate and continued to layer the world bit by bit (and me hoping to wish into existence more content from this world). Though the large majority of the game is text where you’re creating the visuals within yourself, there’s occasionally a full screen image to help identify key moments and characters. In addition to the deep lore of the story as its primary gameplay mechanic, there’s also light combat, a sanity meter, and some other actions that can help further the experience. These moments were exciting, and more importantly, kept the story moving on a strong clip. I want to be as vague as possible with the story and gameplay elements because they should be experienced first-hand and could be spoilers the more I explain.

The two hour length was a perfect amount to keep me engaged and attentive. Once I got tired of reading/playing the adventure, I would take a break, then return right into the story. There’s little replayability, that I noticed, but you’re able to backtrack within the text of the story and see if different choices will affect the outcome. I highly recommend this game to fans of fantasy stories who don’t mind reading all the exciting moments. Knights of San Francisco is worth your time and I look forward to more people playing it so we can chat about it!

A copy was provided by the publisher for the purposes of this feature on iOS mobile.


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Fire TonightReview

A Quick Ember

Fire Tonight is a small narrative puzzle game by Reptoid Games that chronicles a couple’s journey to reconnect with each other while the city arounds them burns up. Though Devin and Maya’s story is simple, the gameplay and mechanics don’t rise above serviceable.

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Button City Review

Fasten Your Buttons for Fun

Button City is a charming narrative adventure game that focuses on a small community of vibrant characters to explore and meet. With a delightful story, dynamic aesthetic, and adequate mechanics, Button City creates a fun and heartwarming encounter.

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Mighty Goose Review

Where Your Goose is Cooked (And He Tastes Good)

Mighty Goose is a modern run-and-gun game inspired from games in the 1980s. As you explore various worlds in pursuit of defeating all evil, Goose is there to save the day and destroy those bad guys with lots of guns, explosions, and calamity through a concise and fun adventure.

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Where The Heart Leads Review

Where the Heart Strings Pull

Where the Heart Leads is a surreal narrative story through the lens of one man’s past, present, and future, along with all the decisions of his lifetime. This, often emotional, story strikes a powerful chord that reverberates and is a fantastic piece on one person’s actions and their lasting consequences.

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Roguebook Review

Deck the Halls with Awesomeness

Roguebook is a roguelike deck builder game that puts players into a world of strange creatures, mysterious abilities, and curious scenarios. With multi-faceted combat and exploration elements, paired with a slew of options on tackling both, Rougebook is an addictive adventure worth exploring.

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GodStrike Impressions

Godstrike is an intense boss-rush game by OverPowered Team that will give any bullet rush fan a run for their money. The steep learning curve, paired with the various upgrades and abilities, can allure some players, but may have pushed a bit too hard for me to fully enjoy this adventure.

In Godstrike, you’re in control of Herald Yissia, the fast moving protagonist, where the goal is to defeat various creatures and beings through multi-phased boss battles. After defeating each boss, you gain more abilities and powers to customize how to progress and plan to defeat the other bosses. 

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3 Out of 10: Season ONe Review

Dive Right In!

3 Out of 10 is an episodic playable sitcom that follows the world’s worst game development studio as they work to create their upcoming release. The game is split into 5 easily digestible episodes that offer humor, insight, and a multitude of gaming genres that absolutely entertained and engaged me throughout it’s story.

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Everhood Review

Question Everything

Each year, there seems to be more and more games published for fans to enjoy. Some people love first-person shooter games, others like big open-world games, while some love the abstract. I tend to lean towards the artistically different and thought-provoking pieces. Everhood was a game that I hadn’t even heard of until stumbling upon it on Steam. Happily,  I can’t stop thinking about the music, gameplay, world-building, and lasting verberation of its theme and what it accomplishes.

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Arrog Review

Black and White and Awesome All Over

I have always enjoyed trying out smaller games that seem to offer an artistic experience that is unlike any generic AAA game. Gris, Hue, and Ape Out are on the forefront of those top-tier indie games that hit a style that is immediately distinguishable among the thousands of games released each year. Arrog, developed by LEAP Game Studios and Hermanos Magia, emerges onto PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5 with an art style that can rival some of the best

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