Thrifty Gaming: Games That Won’t Blow Your Budget #19

Hello all you wonderful Heroes and Travelers, it’s Thrifty Thursday and that means another Thrifty Gaming, the weekly post series where I spotlight three otome games/visual novels for gamers on a budget. Whatever your financial situation, I’m here to bring you affordable games that won’t break the bank!! All of the games on this list are $10 or less (does not include limited time offers and sale items), so no more weepy wallets!


This week’s post will include links to the games and a brief synopsis, but let me stress that these are not reviews, but recommendations… so your mileage may vary! Now that that’s out of the way lets get on to this week’s list!!

Nusantara Legend of the Winged Ones
  • Publisher: Sweet Chiel
  • Genre: Fantasy | Indie | Romance
  • Cost: Free
  • Where to Play: Windows, Mac, Linux

Long ago, when the world was still young and humans have just learned how to write,
Legends of mythical beings traveled over the continents.
Mysteries about the existence of Dragons, Griffins, Unicorns, and many other myths were told in folklores and heritages.
Some even has human characteristics such as Centaurs, Lamias, Anubis, and Kinara Kinari.
But there was one legend.
Lost and much of it is forgotten.
For none now lived to remember it.
A legend about humans with wings and humans with skin tougher than steel.
How they prospered and how they vanished without a trace.
This is a story about…
And Love
How it all began from the gift of Blue Crystal
Both a blessing and a curse from the Goddess.
And now,
The Legend shall be unfolded by a human girl.


Nusantara: Legend of the Winged Ones is a GxB supernatural fantasy English otome game with three male love interests and six unique endings. Help Tamara get acclimated to her new life on the island of Nusantara, interact with characters from Indonesian myth and perhaps find love along the way. This game features a helpful encyclopedia that explains some of the in-game terminology.

Blind Men Game

Blind Men

A parody of spy fiction, Blind Men is a boys’ love visual novel that follows a young super villain as he carries out his first big heist.

As the nephew of a retired super villain, there’s nothing Keegan wants more than to become one himself — unfortunately for him, with no experience and with very little time to get everything done, something is bound to go wrong.


Blind Men is a Cold War spy fiction parody BL game with two love interests and eight unique endings. The game features two unique villainous paths for players to enjoy each with their own thrilling outcomes. Will you choose to steal a priceless diamond or kidnap a prominent scientist? The choice is yours, but be careful each choice has it’s consequences!

Planets the life of normalcy has ended

 (P)lanets- the life of normalcy has ended!

  • Publisher: Teacup
  • Genre: Fantasy | Drama | Romance
  • Cost: Free
  • Where to Play: Windows, Mac, Linux

Can you bend a spoon just by staring at it?
Can you switch bodies with whomever you want?
Can you hear your cat speak to you in the night?
Don’t worry – you aren’t crazy.
Welcome to the place for people like you: (P)lanets –
The Psychic Learning Academy for New and Exciting Tactical Studies.
This is a school for those gifted with psychic abilities!

Marin was a normal girl, until one day she fell down the staircase at school. She had a concussion, and when she awoke in the nurse’s room, something had changed. She could hear the thoughts of everyone around her! What was going on…?
It was then a mysterious boy appeared before her. “Come with me, where there are others like you.”
Like that, Marin’s days at Planets began.
Perhaps she will find love through the chaos of a new and strange school.


(P)lanets- the life of normalcy has ended! is GxB supernatural fantasy English otome game, with three romanceable characters and five unique endings. The game features an immersive story with various choices throughout each route that help determine the fates of Marin and her chosen love interest. This is an older English otome game, but it is definitely worth checking out!

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9 thoughts on “Thrifty Gaming: Games That Won’t Blow Your Budget #19

    1. Lmao Neet, you know how I love my otome games 🤣 Def. check out all of my Thrifty Gaming posts each week, but of you are looking for non otome recommendations check out Thrifty Gaming: 1,6,8,9,11,15,17, and 18.

    1. I’m glad you enjoyed the post. So to clarify, I run an otome games blog, so a majority of the posts on this blog will be about otome games or visual novels. As I stated at the start of the post each week I pick three otome games/visual novels that are 10 dollars or less, for folks that don’t want to spend a fortune on games. Sometimes I switch up the lineup to include non otome games. I highly recommend checking out all of my Thrifty Gaming posts each week, but of you are looking for non otome recommendations check out Thrifty Gaming: 1,6,8,9,11,15,17, and 18.

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