A downloadable game for Windows

An Unusual Hero's Journey

You are an aspiring adventurer in a JRPG world, dreaming to become just like the heroes of legend who rose up and faced the Demon King in the past.


Your chance finally arrived when a fairy chose you to become the next hero. Things should be straightforward, right? Fight monsters, earn gold, level up and grow stronger. The usual.

Unfortunately, there’s just one ‘minor’ setback...

You're not exactly useful in battle... at all...


Explore and venture through this JRPG world and discover alternative ways to solve your problems and achieve your goals in this puzzle adventure game.

Will you be able to fulfil your destiny to face the Demon King and save the kingdom? And at what cost?


  • A puzzle adventure game set in a JRPG-themed world.
  • 8-bit style custom pixel art.
  • Explore multiple pathways to achieve your goals.
  • Take care in choosing your actions. They may have consequences...
  • Discover and complete achievements! with a small bonus for the completionists.

This game is still under development! This demo consists of Act 1 of this three-act adventure.

StatusIn development
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars
(5 total ratings)
GenreAdventure, Puzzle
Made withRPG Maker
TagsFantasy, Pixel Art, RPG Maker
Average sessionAbout a half-hour


Unwonted Hero DEMO ver 6.zip 156 MB

Install instructions

Unzip folder and run "game.exe"!

Development log


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This has an interesting concept with your project. Great Art, Music and Menus. Even the puzzling is pretty good. It’s a bit slow in some parts and there are grammatical errors here and there, but I liked it overall. If you’re serious about this game please give this a listen.


My pleasure!

This one is utterly fantastic, I'm really excited for more in the future!

Hey when's the next update!? Would love to check out more acts.


I'll say act 2 is about 70% done, hopefully can drop it onto the RPG Beta Tester server to test out soon!

Awesome! Hope to see it soon, y'know if you're not busy destroying all your jam competition.

Hahaha nah taking a jam holiday now I'm refreshed and back to working on this (after finishing those harold art of course ;).

Just finished the demo. It's a very nice concept. The opening was entertaining, and while I'm not the biggest fan of puzzles, I enjoyed taking the path through the sewers with the lockpick, torch and pickaxe as it was the first solution that came to mind.


Thanks for checking this demo out!

Hi! I love pixel style, This is made from rpg maker ?

Yup, with RPG Maker MZ.

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This was so enjoyable, really loved every second and would love to see more! One note - I played through 2x and my first fight with the demon king got glitched somehow. The cut scene never triggered and I kept hitting them without them hitting me for what seemed like forever. Didn't change my enjoyment of the game but only realized on the second playthrough that a cut scene should've triggered so I wanted you to know!

Thanks for the heads up, I'll have to check on that and fix it!

Nice game! It has a good story too with a Gameboy type  appearance which looks really cool. A question for the dev - Which game engine/library did you use?

It's made in RPG Maker MZ.


This game is so good

Thanks! Still a bit of work to go!


Looks great, looking forward to it :)



Can I play yet can I play yet can I play yet????

I've got a few days off for Christmas to do final touches to the demo so it should come out fairly soon!