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  Wholesome Games partners with Black Screen Records for charity vinyl compilation
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[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource Games Press.]

30 November 2020, Winston-Salem, USA - Wholesome Games, the group responsible for May's Wholesome Direct, the showcase that highlighted uplifting indie games, has joined forces with Black Screen Records to produce Slice of Life: Songs from Wholesome Games. The 12-inch vinyl is a compilation of music from 21 games that have defined the wholesome games movement, including Spiritfarer, Ooblets, A Short Hike, Kind Words, Wattam, and many more.

In keeping with the community's mission of building a more inclusive game industry, 100% of proceeds from Slice of Life will be donated to Galaxy Fund, a no-strings-attached prototype fund for women, BIPOC, and LGBT-led studios. Galaxy Fund grants are unrestricted: recipients owe nothing and are free to use the money however they see fit.

Slice of Life: Songs from Wholesome Games is available for purchase from Black Screen Records, Ship to Shore PhonoCo., The Yetee, and Fangamer. It's pressed on limited edition 180 gram purple vinyl with a jacket featuring original art by mushbuh and a 12" insert with complete credits and liner notes.

  • A limited edition charity vinyl compilation with music from 21 wholesome games
  • 100% of proceeds go to Galaxy Fund, a no-strings-attached prototype grant for women, BIPOC, and LGBT-led studios
  • Available at Black Screen Records‡, Ship to Shore PhonoCo.‡, The Yetee‡, and Fangamer
  • MSRP 29 USD/29 EUR (incl. 19% VAT)
‡ Available for pre-order starting November 30 2020


Press Kit:

Inquiries: matthew [at] wholesomegames dot com

Wholesome Games:

Complete game list:

  • A Short Hike†
  • Wattam
  • Snacko*
  • Garden Story*
  • Ooblets*
  • Potionomics*
  • Onsen Master*
  • Here Comes Niko*
  • The Spirit and the Mouse*
  • Rainy Season*
  • Hoa*
  • Assemble With Care*
  • Kind Words (lo fi chill beats to write to)*
  • Rolling Hills*
  • Webbed*
  • Button City*
  • Chicory*
  • Lonesome Village*
  • Pekoe*
  • Calico*
  • Spiritfarer*†
*Appearing on vinyl for the first time as part of this compilation

†Includes exclusive new mixes from A Short Hike and Spiritfarer