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Behind the Frame is a narrative adventure where you click and interact with different scenes to help a young woman become an artist. You explore the different locations to uncover and work on the different paintings. It's a combination of escape room puzzles with slice-of-life interactions like making coffee and putting music on.
Unfortunately, Behind the Frame is not available on Xbox One or Xbox X|S. However, we recommend the following games that offer a similar experience or theme:
Release Date: 25/08/2021, updated in 2022
Out Now: Android, Mac, PC, PS4, Switch and iOS
Content Rating: PEGI 3
Genres: Communication, Point-and-Click (Narrative and Puzzle)
Accessibility: 6 features
Components: 2D Side-On and Hand-Made
Developer: Silver Lining WW (@SilverLiningWW)
Costs: Purchase cost
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Release Date: 12/10/2016, updated in 2020
Out Now: PC and Switch
Skill Rating: 10+ year-olds
Along the Edge is a visual novel set in the European countryside, where your choices impact not only how the story unfolds but how your character appears and understands the world. You move through the story by making conversational choices that may...
Release Date: 20/05/2014, updated in 2019
Out Now: Android, Mac, PC, PS4, Switch, Xbox One and iOS
Components: 2D Side-On and Pixels
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Release Date: 07/11/2016
Out Now: Mac, PC, PS4, Switch and Xbox One
Skill Rating: 12+ year-olds
Components: 2D Side-On, Cartoon and Hand-Made
One Night Stand is a narrative game where, after a drunken night of passion, you wake up the next morning next to a stranger lying naked in your bed. Play focuses on making emotive choices about how to respond and what to do, in an effort to explore the...
Release Date: 15/08/2017, updated in 2023
Out Now: PC, PS4, Switch and Xbox One
The Pillars of the Earth is a point-and-click narrative game set in 12th Century England. It follows the story of three very different people living in the village of Kingsbridge as it begins the construction of a cathedral to claim wealth and security...
Release Date: 07/08/2023
Out Now: PC
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Release Date: 11/05/2023
Out Now: Switch
Skill Rating: 8+ year-olds
Components: 3D First-Person and Pixels
Local News with Cliff Rockslide is an adventure where you play the camera operator of an independent reporting duo. You follow the reporter around the town to capture all manner of wacky situations and colourful characters. The challenge is to frame the...
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Release Date: 31/07/2023
Out Now: PC, PS5, Switch, Xbox One and Xbox X|S
Venba is a narrative cooking game where you play an Indian mother who emigrated to Canada in the 1980s. You cook various traditional Indian dishes and restore lost recipes which were damaged in the move to Canada. As you cook, you talk to your family...
Release Date: 10/08/2022, updated in 2023
Out Now: Android, PC, Switch and iOS
Skill Rating: 7+ year-olds
Components: 2D Side-On and Cartoon
Lost In Play is a feel-good adventure about a brother and sister exploring their dreams. Lost in their imagination, Toto and Gal must solve puzzles to journey back home. It's a point-and-click adventure inspired in style by Gravity Falls, Hilda, and...
Release Date: 22/06/2021, updated in 2021
Out Now: PC, Switch and iOS
Components: 2D Overhead and Cartoon
Labyrinth City: Pierre the Maze Detective is a traversal maze game where you guide Pierre from the bestselling children's books Pierre The Maze Detective to find a route through the city and recover the stolen Maze Stone. Play involves exploring the...
Release Date: 29/08/2023
Out Now: PC, PS4 and PS5
Goodbye Volcano High is a high school coming-of-age adventure set in a world of anthropomorphic dinosaur characters. You play as band members, non-binary Fang and best friend Trish as they navigate the last days of high school. It's a mix of making...
Release Date: 27/04/2017
Out Now: Android, Mac, PC and iOS
Skill Rating: 2+ year-olds
Under Leaves is a puzzle game where you search for colour-filled hidden objects in scenes made of flora and fauna. Each one is a hand-drawn watercolour illustration and is accompanied by a soothing soundscape. It's a game about observation and attention...
Release Date: 02/11/2023
Out Now: PC, PS4, PS5, Switch and Xbox One
Components: 3D Third-Person
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Release Date: 26/08/2022, updated in 2024
Out Now: Android, Mac, PC, PS4, PS5, Switch, Xbox One and iOS
Skill Rating: 9+ year-olds
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Release Date: 23/07/2020
Out Now: PC, PS4, PS5, Switch, Xbox One and Xbox X|S
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Release Date: 26/03/2021
Out Now: Mac, PC, Switch and Xbox One
Genesis Noir is a narrative-driven puzzle game. It's a time travelling mystery to save your lover, by intervening through the history of the world to ultimately stop the expansion of the universe. Although it sounds bizarre, existential and confusing,...
Release Date: 25/07/2016
Out Now: Mac and PC
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Release Date: 07/05/2021, updated in 2022
Out Now: Mac, PC and Switch
Skill Rating: 6+ year-olds
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Release Date: 22/09/2020, updated in 2020
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Release Date: 15/02/2017
Out Now: Android, Mac, PC, Switch and iOS
Components: 2D Overhead and Hand-Made
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Release Date: 01/10/1990
Out Now: Mac, PC, PS3, Xbox 360 and iOS
The Secret of Monkey Island is a classic tongue-in-cheek pirate adventure game. You click or tap the screen to explore locations, find items and complete puzzles. Playing a young man, Guybrush Threepwood, with a dream of being a pirate, you become...
Release Date: 29/07/2020, updated in 2021
Skill Rating: 4+ year-olds
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Release Date: 27/04/2018, updated in 2020
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Release Date: 21/11/2018
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Release Date: 01/01/1983
Out Now: 3DS and 2DS, Android, DS, Mac, PC, PSP, Xbox One, Xbox X|S and iOS
Components: 3D First-Person
Myst is a classic video game graphic adventure. Published in 1983, and selling over six million copies, it pre-dates many modern adventure games and created a new genre for gaming. Exploring by clicking in the world to move, you use a special book to...
Release Date: 18/01/2022
Skill Rating: 3+ year-olds
Components: 2D Side-On
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Release Date: 01/09/2022
Out Now: Android and iOS
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Release Date: 19/03/2021
Out Now: Android, PC and iOS
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Release Date: 09/08/2016
Out Now: Android, Mac, PC and Web
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Release Date: 22/08/2019
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Release Date: 27/07/2017, updated in 2021
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Release Date: 21/02/2020
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Release Date: 30/05/2023
Out Now: Mac, PC, PS4, PS5, Switch, Xbox One and Xbox X|S
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Release Date: 12/10/2022
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Release Date: 17/03/2021
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Release Date: 06/10/2023
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Release Date: 15/07/2021
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Release Date: 27/04/2023
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Release Date: Coming soon
Coming Soon: PC
Components: 3D Third-Person and Hand-Made
Paper Ghost Stories: Third Eye Open is a creepy narrative adventure set in early 2000s Malaysia. In its paper-theatre world, you join Ting, a 5-year-old girl trying to come to terms with her supernatural powers. You play in point-and-click fashion,...
Release Date: 21/04/2020, updated in 2021
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Release Date: 03/11/2021
Out Now: Mac, PC, PS4, PS5, Switch, Xbox One, Xbox X|S and iOS
Skill Rating: 14+ year-olds
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Here are a selection of games with a similar theme to Behind the Frame:
These are our hand-picked alternatives to Behind the Frame. This doesn't use automatic matching, instead, we hand-pick games that are good to play if you have enjoyed Labyrinth. These selections also include games that offer a different experience but address a similar theme or topic.
These are games of a similar genre mix to Behind the Frame. This includes games from the Puzzle, Narrative, Point-and-Click and Communication genres. We pick out games of a similar PEGI rating to further hone these generated suggestions.
If you like the sound of Behind the Frame but it doesn’t offer the accessibility you require, the games in this section offer a similar experience but with more Accessibility Features.
You can view a full breakdown in our Behind the Frame Accessibility Report.
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