Fancy Fish Games is an indie game development studio, founded by David Maletz, his wife Natalie, and some friends who are all passionate about making video games. We are currently focusing on making 2D games in VIDE (our in-house animation engine), however we have made flash games in the past, and may create 3D games in the future. We are named Fancy Fish Games because we create whatever catches our fancy. Feel free to follow us, I hope that you enjoy our fancy games!



Updated 6 months ago Released Sep 6, 2012 with a proprietary licence

VIDE stands for Vectorized Image Deformation Engine, and is a powerful bone-based 2D image and vector art animation engine. It is written entirely in...

Deity Quest

Deity Quest Deity Quest

Updated 5 months ago Released May 1, 2014 Single & Multiplayer Adventure

Deity Quest is a light-hearted, pokemon-inspired RPG where you play as an ambitious young god, recently assigned to a world - Aberos - to convert followers...


Havencall Havencall

Updated 5 months ago TBD Single Player Point and Click

Let the adventure begin! Play as Aura, a strange girl who dreams of a world beyond her own - of the place where she truly belongs. Setting out to find...

I Can't Escape

I Can't Escape I Can't Escape

Updated 1 year ago Released Jan 29, 2013 Single Player Adventure

You have fallen into a vast underground maze. Can you find your way out, or will you end up trapped in darkness forever?

I Can't Escape: Darkness

I Can't Escape: Darkness I Can't Escape: Darkness

Updated 2 months ago Coming Jan 2015 Single Player Adventure

The bravest explorer will reach the deepest depths, discover the darkest secrets, and most likely still be devoured in darkness. Can you really escape?


Rhythos! Rhythos!

Updated 1 year ago Released Apr 30, 2013 Single Player Hack 'n' Slash

Battle 15 unique enemies in this real time battle RPG combining the best elements from rhythm and fighting games. This is my April One Game A Month, although...

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Hackenstein Jun 19 2014, 9:41am says:

You guys are doing great things! Im Currently working on a Interactive Visual Novel and your team gives me hope that such a thing along with any other 2D games can still strive in today's gaming world. Keep up the good work and i looks forward to seeing more in the future.

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terra0nova Jun 25 2014, 2:38pm replied:

Thanks! It's a tough market, but if you keep making the games you love, hopefully others will start to love them too and you'll find your niche!

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