A downloadable game for Windows

An RPG-genre-mix with focus on story.
Unveil a story about dark and bright times!

  • Enjoy Dark and Bright-Indie-charm
  • Hand-drawn worlds await you
  • Play on easy, normal or difficult
  • Get to know more than 15 different levels
  • Switch between 4 different characters with a unique skill each
  • Use their 4 abilities to overcome obstacles
  • Improve and level up your characters
  • Fight enemies within action battle system
  • Become a fight expert with optional contents
  • Unfold an emotional story of dark and bright!


Grouchweasel is about to get lost in a place that combines reality and dream. What is this world and how did he get here? Can you help him?
Nothing's unusual. Nothing's spectacular. You could say that Grouchweasel stagnates. He lives a life that he doesn't desire but can't escape, either. Everyday life makes him a container for emotions that he needs to hold back. Just when he realizes that he can't go on like this any longer, he finds himself in a strange world that is not too far from reality. But is this still reality? Grouchweasel will need to find out soon, because his stay here seems to be limited. In this foreign world, Grouchweasel travels everyday. He's on the journey of his life. Lastly, everything's unusual. Everything's spectacular. Nothing's right!


RPG, skill and puzzle - Dark and Bright combines several genres. There are levels which need to be accomplished in order to succeed on the journey through the unknown. Within these levels, magic orbs need to be gathered. While doing so, the player mustn't touch enemies. A simple and traditional action battle system as well as four playable characters with an individual ability each, make this RPG a whole different experience!

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Dark and Bright on Steam

More information

Published 80 days ago
StatusIn development
Release date 49 days ago
GenreRole Playing
Tags2D, Abstract, black-and-white, Hand-drawn, JRPG, Pixel Art, RPGMaker, Singleplayer, Story Rich, Surreal
Average sessionA few minutes
LanguagesGerman, English
LinksHomepage, Twitter, Facebook, IndieDB


Dark and Bright DEMO 1.1 (free) (40 MB)


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I love the concept! A beautifully weird, gorgeously animated puzzle RPG. Definitely unique! The characters are deliciously quirky as well, definitely going to keep my eyes on this one as it progresses =)

Keep up the great work!

Thank you guys for the videos, it's good for me to see how people play the game :) There will be levels of difficulty in the full version of the game which you can switch between at any time. So the levels might be easier or harder than in the demo, depending on what the player prefers. Stay tuned :)

It was too hard for me lol

Had to make this video. Your artistic talent is amazing, but I had to add a few things. I commend you though :)! 

The graphics is sooo cool :o