Codex Gamicus

The Wind and Wilting Blossom is a strategy RPG developed and published by Picklefeet Games. It was released on Steam for Microsoft Windows on December 11, 2020.


In this game, players navigate the war-torn lands of an alternate history Heian Japan battling yokai hordes in challenging turn-based combat. They can encounters a wide variety of story events, level-up their party, and unlock new allies and weapons.


  • Tactical Combat - Battle human and yokai enemies in tactical, turn-based combat.
  • Randomized Events - Travel Heian period Japan triggering events from an enormous library of possibilities, choices, and outcomes – making each playthrough unique.
  • Permadeath - Make tough decisions that matter, because there are no second chances.
  • Unique Allies - Recruit and level up farmers, monks, poets, ninjas, and many more – each with their own unique abilities.
  • Powerful Items - Collect a variety weapons and charms.
  • Unlocks - Unlock new leaders, warriors, weapons, and charms through achievements spanning both individual and total playthroughs.
  • History & Folklore - Assume the role of personages like samurai Minamoto Yoshiie, the powerful warrior monk Benkei, and The Tale of Genji author Murasaki Shikibu while navigating ukiyo-e inspired hand-drawn landscapes.

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