A downloadable game for Windows

A Brief Tale is a short RPG made with RPG Maker MV. The game is inspired by the never-ending story. It was created as part of the Jim Jam 2018 in a timespan of 48 hours.


  • Arrow keys to move 
  • Enter key to interact 
  • Esc to access the menu 
  • Alternatively you can use the left mouse button to move & interact (might be a little harder to interact with objects).


Review of "A Brief Tale" by Slug_Overdose (Many thanks!):  YouTube video

Complete playthrough by Tim Ruswick:

Web Version

The web version of the game can be played here.

Install instructions

Unzip the game folder via WinRAR or 7-Zip.

To start the game simply execute the Game.exe file.


ABriefTale.rar 66 MB

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