this is 2021, why dont release? :(((((((
A downloadable game for Windows, macOS, and Linux
The (not so) classic Point & Click Adventure where
perspective changes everything!
“Attractive pixel art, wacky characters, all sort of hi-jinks… it’s going
to be a game to look forward to. It also has a dog.”
- Indie Games Plus
“The writing is fresh. The puzzles, excellent. It feels much
more than a nostalgic love letter.”
- Alpha Beta Gamer
- The developer
Well… actually, the plots.
In the full game, you’ll see Port Valley's Election Day from three points of view:
A lazy Asian food delivery guy… a mysterious plumber…
…and well, someone else.
(*Probably not an actual playable character.)
One by one, these unusual "heroes" will be forced to interrupt their boring lives and get ready for action before it's too late. Work, revenge, past, political conspiracies, a banana balloon… it seems everything was meant to clash on this specific day.
It's time to overcome the crossed paths of Port Valley’s singular citizens and unfold an obscure plot that seems to be tying together these apparently unrelated stories.
There are many of those!
- 3 plots, 3 main characters, 3 difficulty modes, 3 mayoral candidates… 3 chances to unfold a bigger and complex story.
- A renewed yet classic Point & Click interface.
- A light-hearted tone with annoying self-aware humor. (Which doesn't mean this is just a comedy *wink* *wink*.)
- Weird JRPG vibes. I don't know how that happened.
- Active NPCs. They have objectives, they're not 'just there' to give you stuff.
- It's not about detectives. (I swear it's legal to make a P&C game without them.)
- There's a dog.
About [the 2020 DEMO]
- It's an hour-long Demo with all-new content focused in gameplay, animations, mechanics and the new UI.
- The original 2019 Demo is also included and can be selected on the main menu. (But I recommend playing the new one. It's just better,)
- The puzzles and the plot have been simplified to fit the new length.
I guess that's all…?
Contact and useful links
Or… just send an email to:
|Platforms||Windows, macOS, Linux|
|Made with||Unity, Adobe Photoshop, Audacity, Adobe After Effects|
|Tags||2D, 8-Bit, Atmospheric, Comedy, Funny, Pixel Art, Point & Click, Retro, Story Rich|
|Average session||About an hour|
|Languages||English, Spanish; Castilian, Spanish; Latin America|
|Accessibility||Color-blind friendly, Subtitles|
|Links||Steam, Steam, Twitter, Homepage, Press kit, YouTube|
These are the Windows, macOS and Linux versions of Port Valley [the 2020 DEMO].
The original 2019 DEMO is also included, which means another hour of content for the same price! (And the price is $0!!!).
There's no need to install anything. Just download the game, extract everything to the same folder, and execute the .exe/.app file in order to play.
(Linux users: Remember to choose .x86 or x86_64 depending on your systems.)
- If your antivirus software considers the demo to be malicious, do not worry. The game is completely safe. (I mean, it may not be the best demo ever… but it won't do any harm to your PC.)
- The demo is available in English and Spanish.
Thanks for giving this weird project a try!
And if you end up liking it… please, consider rating it or telling your friends about it!
PR is quite expensive (and kind of annoying).
- [DEMO v1.0.7] Time for some bugfixes, typo corrections and much-needed optimizat...Aug 12, 2020
- [v1.0.6] The Hint System is (finally) available… and it works by opening Fortu...Jul 19, 2020
- Hey! Port Valley [the 2020 DEMO] is now available!Jul 10, 2020
- So [the competent DEMO] is (finally) available for Linux!Mar 23, 2019
- A small (yet necessary) Update [v1.5.2]Mar 17, 2019
- So [the component DEMO] is here!Mar 07, 2019
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Oh, boy, sure it is… Sorry! :(
Been working real hard on many, many ambitious stuff for the game and I hope I can have (good?) news soon!
All I can only say is that I guarantee* the wait will pay off! :)
Extremely glad I checked this game out. Funny in a sarcastic and witty way, which is refreshing compared to all the games out there with the serious plot-lines. It had its challenging moments, too! There were a few times I had to double-back to certain areas to figure out what I missed.
Can't wait for the full game!
im stuck but still this is really good and lot of twisting i think
Point and click games have always been a firm favourite of mine, and I've always found that the ones I've enjoyed the most have been the self-aware, comedy-laden ones. So you can imagine how I feel about this game, which is incredibly self-aware and packed full of humour with every character oozing sarcasm and wit.
Of course, games like this also need to make sure they challenge the brain, but never fear, because Port Valley ticks the box on this aspect too! The puzzles are very well thought-out, and provide a good enough challenge without being too daunting (although the demo apparently has simpler puzzles than the final game will have, so perhaps my poor brain has just had things too easy!).
In short, the characters are awesome, the story is awesome, the puzzles are awesome and the whole feel of the game is awesome. Definitely give this one a look if you're a fan of the Monkey Island (oops, sorry, Mo***y Island) and Broken Sword series!
WrongPixel, you keep up the awesome work, this was great fun =)
Honestly love this demo, how it was written, the gameplay mechanics, the art, honestly everything lol.
If this is already what the demo can offer, I simply CANNOT wait for the full release, you can hit me up when the full release comes, I will support you!
anw, here's my part 1 take on the game
Thanks for the video and for the nice words!
Glad to see you had a good time with the demo!
i just download the competent demo :)
may i reshare the trailer? it looks epic even tho i havent play it XD
But DO play it. *
Really fun game! I'm loving the humor in the game, not sure what the story is so far but I'm sure it'll be good based on the first section. Took maybe too long to solve the first puzzle, and could use some tweaking, but not bad. Made a video, I hope you enjoy!
Thanks for playing and for the video!
As I saw other players also had problems with the first puzzle, I ended up adding a hint system to make things a little bit easier (but not too much). Hope it plays better now!
This demo is super promising, a very meta, funny, point and click game reminiscent of Thimbleweed Park and similar games of old like Sam and Max or Discworld.
I'm curious to see what the full game has in store for us :P
Here's a little video of me trying out the demo
Thanks for playing! I'm glad you had a good time!
(PS: You're SO almost there…!)
My god what a fantastic and refreshing game! Played it old school and loved it! I cant wait to play the full version on Steam. Congratulations on your success!
Thanks for playing and for the nice words! I'm glad you had a good time!
(Tell your friends!)
i loved it! total maniac mansion vibes!
excited for the full game!
Thanks for playing! Glad you liked it!
(*Please, excuse the lack of tentacle-related content in the demo.)
Really cool game! I like your humor guys! Even thought this game made me think a lot about thimbleweed park I still had a lot's of fun while playing it!
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Loved the game! I didn't quite do a full lets play in this video but I very much enjoyed the humor and just the general flow of the game. After playing it I read that the look and feel of the game has changed a lot as you rebuilt the demo. I'm really excited to see the full version of the game and i'm actually wanting to replay the game in a future stream. I grew up in the 90's and i felt very much in my atmosphere in this game. I grew up playing kings quest and quest for glory I just love the point and click genre and you put a nice spin on it.
Thanks for playing! Glad to see (literally) that you had a good time!
And yeah! When the original demo was ready I felt that a couple of things could be easily improved, and little by little… well… I ended up with something completely different. But these things happen. I guess.
This is so great! Keep the amazing work Alvaro!! Excelente!!
Very nice game. However, the beginning is a bit long, and had me rapidly clicking to skip the text. Other than that, great game.
Yep you may be right (already taking measures)
Thanks for playing! I really value this kind of feedback
Your game is so f* amazing. I feel like I went back to my teenage years when I discovered Mo**ey Is**d, you know that game by Lu*** *rt, which now belongs to Di**ey :)
Same feelings here too. Nice game and good humour!
Thanks, glad you liked it!
(Don't know what game you're talking about though, you accidentally wrote a lot of asterisks.)