A trash game that you should definitely play

Sign up to receive each week’s Playlist e-mail here! Also check out our full, interactive Playlist section. Diaries of a Spaceport Janitor (Windows, Mac) BY SUNDAE MONTH Similar to how Viscera Cleanup Detail used the role of a janitor to make players question the presumptions of a violent space-faring hero, Diaries of a Spaceport Janitor shows a different side to the cosmic explorer’s life. Labeled an “anti-adventure,” you play as a janitor who relatably dreams of a bigger, brighter future. The world consists of a chaotic cityscape, where you must not only incinerate everyone’s garbage, but can also explore trading opportunities, quests,…

Diaries of a Spaceport Janitor

Time to take in the trash: Diaries of a Spaceport Janitor is out this week

After nearly two years in the works, Sundae Month’s lo-res sci-fi adventure Diaries of a Spaceport Janitor has a release date; it’s September 16th, and will be available on Steam and Yes, there’s about to be a new trash person in town. As an Alaensee woman with a municipally-subsidized trash collecting job, you’ll take in the trash. Incinerate it. Take in the trash. Incinerate it. Routine is at the heart of Diaries of a Spaceport Janitor, as per the job. But maybe—just maybe—you’ll be able to get off Xabran’s Rock, the place that treats you so terribly, with a little…


Find joy in the little things with Petrichor

“The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls.” – Pablo Picasso This morning, it rained. I watched from inside, warm and happy to be there instead of underneath a punctured sky. Each droplet bolted to the ground like a bullet, heavy, fast, exact. The sound of rain, calming but always carrying a slight tinge of destruction, reminded me of the metaphorical clock ticking—all the work I hadn’t started yet. I left the window, the rain with it, and didn’t give them either much more thought. Until hours later, when I played Petrichor. Petrichor, released…