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Lil' Guardsman is a narrative puzzle game, inspired by the classic point-and-click genre and the mechanics of Papers, Please. Set in a high-fantasy world with the comedic sensibility of Monkey Island and other 90s Lucasarts adventure classics, Lil regularly finds herself covering for her dad, the head castle guardsman. She interrogates a cavalcade of fun and weird characters trying to gain entry to The Sprawl.


You decide their fate... and the fate of the entire kingdom.

Lil’ Guardsman is being designed on PC/Mac, but with touchscreen (iOS) and controller (consoles – Nintendo Switch, XBOX, PlayStation) input in mind. Using narrative and logic puzzles, gameplay relies on how well the player manages information and clues that are doled out within an individual turn, round, or across the entire story.

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We're a creatively-driven games and innovation studio. We craft stories, games and experiences for brands, startups and the entertainment industry through a combination of original IPs and bespoke custom solutions.

Combining creative tactics and futuristic technologies, we help organizations blast-off to infinite success. We can help your organization explore new frontiers, and boldly go where no man (company?) has gone before.






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Hilltop began with a series of 'what if' conversations in early 2020, and has grown to include the development of a number of original IPs in the digital storytelling, gaming and multimedia spheres. Our experience in the startup and entertainment sectors gives this team a unique perspective on the North American digital landscape. We have gathered a team of robust, diverse talent who are poised to make some seriously fun games and can help emerging and established brands assume their positions on the digital playground.

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Artiom Komarov

& Game Director


Scott Christian


& Creative Director

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