A downloadable game for Windows and Android

This is a collection of experimental feel-good artsy minigames for VR, exploring different limited-palette, solid color (unlit) aesthetics, and avoiding the use of lighting/shadows.

This game should work with Oculus Quest (sideload), Oculus desktop VR, and Steam VR.

Made for the 2019 A Game By Its Cover game jam, this "gallery" of minigames explores unusual aesthetics for VR, based on game cartridge art from the 2019 My Famicase Exhibition.

I used the following three pieces of fictional game cartridge artwork as inspiration for these minigames:

NEST game cartridge art by Skinny Ships:

In this minigame, you guide a bird to find twigs and build a better nest. You may even meet some other birds along the way and help out!

SMoL and the Fluffy Beast game cartridge art by Samuel Boucher:

In this minigame, SMoL is a little blob of sunshine in an otherwise gloomy world. Keep the Gloom Walkers from stepping on your large fluffy friend, so that your friend may eventually shine again!

(Coming Soon) MËTALQUEST game cartridge by Kevin Kelly:

More cartridges to come...
PlatformsWindows, Android
Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars
(2 total ratings)
Tagsagbic, artgame, Feel Good, htc-vive, Oculus Quest, Oculus Rift, steamvr, Virtual Reality (VR)
InputsOculus Rift


Oculus Quest [Sideload APK] (v1.0.0) 21 MB
Windows [VR for Oculus or SteamVR] (v1.0.0) 31 MB


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got any way to play on cardboard or ps4? my son and daughter are autistic but love the “goggles” and this seems perfect to not give them like sensory overload. in color blind so i will just assume it is beautiful and give you a hug. well done.

No sorry - I'm unable to support cardboard or PS4. However, it should run on pretty much any PC desktop VR headset or standalone Oculus Quest 1 or 2 though. If you don't have a gaming desktop, then I'd recommend finding a used Quest 1, which would open up a lot of free games for your kids via Sidequest. If you do have a gaming desktop, then a cheap way to get a desktop VR system is to buy an old used HTC Vive or Oculus Rift online.


This looks so cool. I don't have a VR device, so gotta ask, is there a non-VR version at all?

Regardless, loving the art style. Good luck with the project.


Thanks! Sorry, I have no plans to make a non-VR version at this time, but I'll try to make some videos so that people who do not have VR yet can see what they're missing! :)

Good use of the word "yet". I actually really want VR, but mostly for design purposes. Will defo check this game out when I can.

Hi! Looks cool. Are you gonna put this game on Sidequest?