Thrifty Gaming: Games That Won’t Blow Your Budget #22

Hello all you wonderful Heroes and Travelers, it’s been awhile, but…. *drumroll* It’s Thrifty Thursday and that means another Thrifty Gaming post, the weekly post series where I spotlight three 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!!

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That Which Binds Us

That Which Binds Us

  • Publisher: Crystal Game Works
  • Genre: Fantasy | Supernatural | Romance
  • Cost: $8.99
  • Where to Play: Windows, Mac, Linux | Steam

Idris is a bonds man- a special bonds man. While most of his clients need to bail loved ones out of jail, a few are looking for a reprieve from someone they once knew. For Evalise, all she wanted was to get a bail bond for her boyfriend, when Idris surprised her with a simple but confusing question.

What if you could make him forget all about you?

That Which Binds Us is a josei romance visual novel with approximately 6-8 hours of gameplay. While there is only one love interest, the game does feature several choices that determine the course of the story and which of several distinct endings the player can achieve.

Your Dry Delight Argent Games

Your Dry Delight

Richter and his boss, Leslie, are private detectives hired
 to help enforce Prohibition in Cleveland, Ohio.

However, when Richter catches the eye of a charismatic mob boss,
a different story falls into place…

Your Dry Delight is a short free BxB historical romance comedy visual novel with two pursuable male characters, however, unlike most visual novels, both “routes” result in the same shared ending.

Lake of Voices

Lake of Voices

Lake of Voices is a free horror Visual Novel about an ill-fated journey across Sinnlos, a lake where gruesome monsters lurk just beneath the surface. With times being so dire you’ll need to decide what, and who, is going to be sacrificed. Anyone can be saved, but not everyone can be.

Lake of Voices is a horror visual novel with multiple endings, each with several variations, based on the choices the player makes over the course of the game. In addition to normal in game choices, there will be several timed choices, in which players will be tasked with making split second decisions that could mean the difference between success and failure. As an added bonus, Lake of Voices features full English voice acting!

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That’s it for this week’s thrifty buys, but, don’t worry I’ll have more titles for in next week’s post, so be on the look out for that next ThursdayBut, if all that extra money you saved is burning a hole in your pocket and you just can’t wait for next week’s list, definitely check out some of my previous Thrifty Gaming posts, there are tons of games for gamers who like me are ballin’ on a budget!

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