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December is here. The minus temperatures have arrived (celsius) in some parts of the world. Months of grey and white. Months of the early dark. You will want to shut yourself in tight. A perfect time to play some small games.

For this edition of the monthly round-up we have text message horror and mass necromancing. You can live for a day as an art critic and learn an alien language. And if you want to warm up with a friendly dual then what better place than the dazzling cosmic realms? Scroll down to check it all out.

Have a browse through our entire selection below. And if you want to find more convenient collections of games such as this check out our round-up tag.


Sara Is Missing (Monsoon Lab)

"Experience first hand a found footage style mobile game. Sara is Missing (SIM) is all about the horrors of mobile technology and touches upon the voyueristic pleasure that one gets from prying through another person's personal items." - Author's description

Download on GameJolt (Windows, Mac, Android)

Download on itch.io (Windows, Mac, Android)


Quur (Arthur Vilain, Thibaud Troalen, Héloïse Lozano, Typhaine Uro, Lucie Viatgé, Caroline Bitterly, Dante Medina)

Quur

"In a world sustained by a magical liquid, called the Color, you embody an ethereal being capable of manipulating it." - Author's description

Download on itch.io (Windows)


Coffin Counselling (Rose-Engine)

Coffin Counselling

"Lord Dracula is depressed and ate his therapist. Now you have to step in and cheer up the inhabitants of his castle as the newly appointed therapist!" - Author's description

Play on itch.io (Browser)


SIMPlified City (trevallion)

SIMPlified City (trevallion)

"A simplified version of SimCity." - Author's description

Download on itch.io (Windows)


Electric Love Bar (Nathalie Lawhead)

Electric Love Bar

"The Electric Love Bar simulates love from the internet masses." - Author's description

Download on itch.io (Windows, Mac)


Right Click To Necromance (Juicy Beast)

Right Click To Necromance (Juicy Beast)

"You take the role of a necromancer general who can resurrect fallen enemy soldiers to control them in its forever growing army." - Author's description

Download on itch.io (Windows)


Accurate Coastlines (Clément Duquesne)

Accurate Coastlines

"A most comprehensive atlas" - Author's description

Play on itch.io (Browser)


Trashterpiece (KingEthaniel)

Trashterpiece

"A day in the life of an art critic." - Author's description

Download on itch.io (Windows)


T H E YV (voidwaste)

T H E YV

"Fresh from the void, observe the idols of five forgotten gods." - Author's description

Play / download on itch.io (Browser, Windows, Mac, Linux)


Sethian (Grant Kuning)

Sethian

"Sethian is a sci-fi puzzle game in which you master a fictitious language." - Author's description

Purchase for $4.99 on Steam (Windows, Mac)

Purchase for $5 on itch.io (Windows, Mac)

Trailer


Small Radios Big Televisions (Fire Face Corporation)

Small Radios Big Televisions

"Small Radios Big Televisions is a game about exploring digital worlds stored on analog media." - Author's description

Purchase for $15.99 on Steam (Windows)

Purchase for $11.99 on the PlayStation Store (PlayStation 4)

Trailer


RŌA (ARQUOIA)

RŌA

"Compose a still life... A place between life and dream." - Author's description

Download on itch.io (Windows, Mac)

Download on Game Jolt (Windows, Mac, Linux)

Video


Silent Crossing (Lycaon, Pesadilla Cuántica)

Silent Crossing

"A haunted town generator made for ProcJam 2016." - Author's description

Download on Itch.io (Windows, Mac, Linux)


The Huntress of the Hollow (bleet)

The Huntress of the Hollow

"Lenora Calamint lives with her mother in a small village called Pokeweed Hollow on the outskirts of a forest." - Author's description

Download on Itch.io (Windows)


Betrayal aboard the Blue November (Oscar Brittain, Rob Gross)

Betrayal aboard the Blue November (Oscar Brittain, Rob Gross)

"There is a spy aboard the Blue November. The captain has entrusted you to uncover their identity before you reach your destination." - Author's description

Play it on itch.io


Orthographic Exploration (Simon Stålhandske)

Orthographic Exploration

"Explore a procedurally generated world as a little robot." - Author's description

Play on Itch.io (Browser)


Cosmic Rochambo (dean_sick)

Cosmic Rochambo

"A game of cosmic battle. Ram your opponent out of the ring, into oblivion." - Author's description

Download on itch.io (Windows, Mac)