Thrifty Gaming: Games That Won’t Blow Your Budget #27

Hey there Heroes, Travelers, and Wandering NPCs!! 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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Mr Love: Queen’s Choice (2019)- Elex

Cost: FREE

Android | IOS 

Who will be your soul mate? Mr Love: Queen’s Choice is a romance simulation game that gives you the opportunity to text, chat and even call the main characters while developing your own career as a media producer.

In a world filled with superpowers, fantasy, and surprise, you will experience a girl’s whole life and get deeply involved with 4 male characters, feeling their romance, love, mystery and conflict in a deep story spanning dozens of episodes.


Mr. Love – Queen’s Choice is a free to play mobile game from Elex that feature one long continuous story arch, with new chapters added periodically to expand on gameplay. Players have to participate in a number of activities in order to advance the plot, such as quests, missions, affection point mining, item collecting, SMS chats with characters, and more. Queen’s Choice is fully voiced in both English and Japanese, so you can hear the voices of all the available love interests.


A Mortician’s Tale – (2017)- Laundry Bear Games

Cost: $8.99 USD

Windows, Mac | Steam | IOS

A Mortician’s Tale is a narrative-driven death positive video game where you play as a mortician tasked with running a funeral home. Take on the role of recent funeral direction graduate Charlie as she learns the ropes of the business and industry. Prepare the bodies of the deceased (via embalming or cremation), attend their funerals and listen to their loved ones’ stories, and interact with Charlie’s coworkers, clients, and bosses.

A Mortician’s Tale is is greatly inspired by Caitlin Doughty and The Order of the Good Death, and is an informative, honest, and sometimes humorous look at the current state of and the future of the western death industry.

Synopsis (Game Site)

A Mortician’s Tale is an rpg style game in which players take control of Charlie a mortician in charge of running a funeral parlor. Navigate the ups and downs of running your own funeral parlor, from preparing the bodies of the to interacting with the bereaved.  Players get the chance to complete a series of mini games that help simulate the embalming process and the cremation process.

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A Hero and a Garden (2019)- npck

Cost: Free

Windows, Mac, Linux | Google Play

once upon a time, there was a princess in a tower.
a brave hero went to save her… but that didn’t work out.
he’s pretty good at gardening though!

Synopsis (Game Site)

A Hero and a Garden is a short sweet visual novel/point and click game that was originally created for Nanoreno 2019. The game is roughly 1-2 hours long and players have the opportunity to interact with characters, cultivate berries, and repair a town that (you) the protagonist destroyed. While the game is free, if you donate $3 USD, you will receive a digital artbook for the game.

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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!

So what did you think of this week’s Thrifty Gamer post? Are you planning on checking out any of these games or have you already played them? Let me know what you think in the comments section. If you like what you see, like this post or follow Blerdy Otome! As always THANK YOU FOR READING!!

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