Super Rare Games announced Super Rare Mixtape Vol.3, a curated physical collection of games from the “base indie game setting” that harks back to the days when mixtape were the physical items they were in. I can actually keep it and it looks great.
As the name implies, this is the third indie game mixtape released by Super Rare. Like previous mixtape, this mixtape contains lots of indie games, demos, concept art galleries, audio commentary tracks and more. Only 2000 copies will be available for sale on PC, and they go live on May 26 at 10am PT / 1pm ET / 6pm BST on superraregames.com.
“Including premium players, low-horror games, strategy games, classic RPGs, wholesome exploration games, arcade-like games and even Dink Smallwood, a 1998 RPG that has inspired major games like Borderlands and Baldur’s Gate,” a press release reads. “Mixtape is a showcase of pure originality and creativity, giving lovers the attention and conservation they deserve.”
Here’s what you can expect on Super Rare Mixtape Vol. 3:
- 30 games: a hand-picked selection of 30 games from grassroots indie developers, selected for the widest range of genres and art styles.
- Six performances
- USB Tape Box: this tape-boxed collection of games with a custom launcher built in for “easy plug-in” use on any Windows PC or laptop. “
- Collection box: this slim box is designed to fit your game collection, Super Rare says, and includes a full-color guide with a full page dedicated to each of the 36 titles and a description the reason they were chosen for this collection.
- Bonus feature: they include 24 concept art galleries and seven developer audio commentary, helping to “preserve the stories behind these games that should have been lost to time”.
Here is the full list of games including: After Midnight, birdong, Bonkers, Commuting, Dank Tomb, Die in the Dungeon CLASSIC, Dink Smallwood HD, Estigma, Finterior Decorator, FurnCap, Gone Wandering, Hot Pot Panic, Inferna, It Paper Guy!. .
There are also demos for Dorfromantik, Enchain, Esse Proxy, Lost Nova, Pompom: The Great Space Rescue and Producer (2021).
Super Rare Games’ Ryan Brown writes in a press release: “Super Rare Games does not hold the copyrights to these titles at all, which may continue to be freely available online – we were just hoping to highlight and preserve them with this collection,” Super Rare Games’ Ryan Brown wrote in the press release. “On a personal note – Mixtape is my passion project and anyone who knows me knows how much it means to me. I have a list of 100 titles that I would like to include in future volumes that I am sure you will enjoy.
“Thanks to the Super Rare Games team, all the developers involved, and everyone picking a copy. You are making a dream come true for myself and all the little indie developers featured in this episode. It makes more sense than ever, ever know. ”