A charity bundle on Itch.io organized by Necrosoft Games offers a collection of 991 indie games, soundtracks, books, comics, tabletop RPGs and gaming tools for a minimum of donation of $10 — and all proceeds will go to organizations helping relief efforts in Ukraine. The bundle includes games like Baba is You, 2064 Read Only Memories, Celeste, Skatebird and Towerfall Ascension. It also includes text message adventure game Bury Me My Love, which tells the story of a Syrian refugee couple, and military RPG Long Gone Days that focuses on the human cost of war.
Necrosoft only added paid products to the bunch, and 600 of them have never been in a major bundle before. In all, the items in the bundle cost around $6,500 when you add up their regular retail prices. Everything the developer gets after card processing fees will go to two charity organizations in particular, one of which is the International Medical Corps. It’s a humanitarian nonprofit that’s currently working in Ukraine to increase access to medical services, including mental health support, and to help contain the spread of COVID-19. The other beneficiary is the Ukrainian organization Voices of Children, which sets up shelters and helps children cope with the horrors of war.
While Necrosoft is only asking for a minimum of $10 for all 991 items, it’s urging donors to pay more if they can. The company is hoping to raise $1 million for the causes it supports until March 17th.
I mean this is a heck of a bundle even if you just want to get new games. I really, strongly urge you to donate as much as you can since everything after card processing fees goes to the charities. Let’s show the world what games can do, eh?
— brandon sheffield (@necrosofty) March 8, 2022