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A Pun-Filled Adventure in a 1920s Cartoon World!

Monochrome RPG is a highly stylized retro cartoon adventure focused on exploring the political and societal struggles of the city of entertainment, Vaudeville. Mysterious occurrences are happening in Vaudeville and only you can help discover the truth!

   About the game

Play as Otto, a shy but dashingly cute rabbit-like creature with dreams of making it big in the world of comedy!

Build your comedy troupe by defeating enemies with the power of your punny jokes!

Explore the historically stylized and meticulously crafted cartoonish world!

Uncover the dark history of Vaudeville through punny dialogue!


Explore the stylized world of the Monochrome RPG modeled after 1920s cartoons! Take part in an expansive and interactive storyline, filled with laughs, tragedy, and mystery. The story merges a modern tale of self discovery and relationships with the antiquated style of rubber hose animation, creating the perfect blend of contemporary and classical.


Take part in entertainment bouts! Recruit your foes to join your troupe, mastering the pillars of entertainment as you travel farther into the story and world.  Players will experience and improve their own craft by recruiting characters to join them in their performances!


The development of the game has been led by a group of creators supported by the Monochrome Workshop. The Workshop has grown to over hundreds of members, who assist in asset creation and further storyline development.

Rayel Rendered and Resized

The story

Otto is an oddball loner who lives on the outskirts of Vaudeville, a metropolis dedicated to entertainment. In Vaudeville, one’s acting ability is the most important skill to have. Interpersonal conflicts are solved with staged bouts, money is made through attention and those who can’t dazzle a crowd are left behind.

With his crippling stage fright and uncommon appearance, Otto was shunned. Soon enough, the young toon hid his face and fled from Vaudeville to avoid constant bullying. He found a pre-furnished house just outside Talent Town, in the Greyshade Valley, where the rent is cheap and the people are few and far between.

Years pass, and while Otto is disconnected, things have changed a lot. Vaudeville has a new mayor, Mayor Munchen LeStache. The bullish economy is in freefall, the entertainment bubble has burst! Day laborers are disappearing under mysterious circumstances. It seems the world is changing faster than anyone can keep up.

What could be causing these sudden changes? How will they impact Otto’s quiet life? Play along as this new world will thrust Otto into a series of fun and frightening situations that evolve into the adventure of a century!


Connections through an expansive societal AI

Non-violent battle mechanics

Exploration into choices of empathy and ethics

Want to keep up with Otto’s Journey and get to the bottom of the mysterious occurrences happening in Vaudeville? Follow Our Kickstarter! After months of development we are preparing to launch our campaign to fund our way to completing the first installment of the game. With you help we can bring this world to life!

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