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Welcome to the Game Grotto!

We are Don and Meg, owners of the American video game development company known as Game Grotto Softworks. We create and publish our own games, as well as stream on Twitch.
We are a husband-and-wife, partners in business and in marriage.

Here you can find the games developed by Game Grotto Softworks, the history of Game Grotto, and links connecting you to the Game Grotto community.

Game Grotto has worked with many talented voice actors, testers, programmers, artists, streamers, and vtubers over its time streaming and producing video games.

Interns and game development companions may come and go, but we value the time we have spent together and appreciate all the work they have done on our indie game titles and collaborative live streams.

We hope you stick around and watch the credits in our video games or videos to see all of the talented individuals that have contributed to Game Grotto's work!

Game Grotto Softworks is an American owned independent video game development and publishing company based in Washington state. Founded by Donovan Gates in 2015, Game Grotto released their first title in March of 2020.

Inspired by the great fundamentals of classic video games, our small self-publihed video game company reaches for a high level of quality in the game design, story telling, and development. We focus on unique games that can be enjoyed by players young and old, while telling stories that teach good life-lessons and inspire imagination.

Creating opportunities and sharing our knowledge video game industry is very important to the Game Grotto team.

If you have a game concept that you would like input on, or would like to work on with us, please feel free to tell us about it!
We want to welcome others into the video game development community, and even if we cannot work on your game at the current time, there may be a place for you in Game Grotto's future.

Latest Updates from the Game Grotto
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B.O.T.S. and the Robofriends is a sci-fi top-down shooter rouge-lite with multiple games modes. Play alone or with friends in 4-player co-op choosing from 4 unique robot characters with different attributes and attacks. Defend your home, rescue the Robofriends, and find MOTHER!

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Stream Runners: Heroes is a retro style idle game for live streamers to play with their viewers on Twitch. Players can add Runners to the game to fight enemies, earn points, and defeat bosses. There are many ways to use this game with your community, it's all up to you and your chat!

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Azyugo is a free to play fantasy collectible card game RPG inspired by Magic The Gathering, Dungeons and Dragons, and other classic card games.

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Meagan Gates (Meg the Slime)

Self-taught 2D and 3D artist and animator. While in college, Meagan was unsuccessful getting the internship required to graduate, so she decided to drop out and start Game Grotto with Donovan. Her goal is to make opportunities in game development for people of all skills levels, providing the opportunity she didn't have. Meagan loves creating beautiful and interesting games, creating individual experiences for those who play her video game titles.

Donovan Gates (Don the Robot)

Founder of Game Grotto Softworks, Donovan is the lead programmer and game designer of the video game development team. He is a graduate in Computer Science and uses experience from his professional programming background to create expertly crafted systems. Donovan strives to create unique games with original concepts, he is a video game collector and historian who loves sharing his passion for video games with others.




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A free to play multiplayer horror game inspired by the board game Betrayal at the House on the Hill. Explore a haunted mansion with up to six players, collecting cursed items and defeating haunting opponents. Will you combat the curse that has consumed the mansion, or be cursed yourself, and become the traitor?

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