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prose & codes press kit

Prose & Codes

fact sheet

Developer: Hero Game Co LLC

Release Date: February 11, 2022

Platforms: PC / Mac / Linux, Steam, itch.io

Genre: Casual, Puzzle, Educational

Website: herogameco.com/prose-and-codes

Regular Price: $9.99

Download Assets: Google Drive


Explore the wonderful world of books through deceptively simple ciphers. Get a taste of hundreds of literary classics--both well known and obscure--as you solve your way across 7 beloved genres. Like what you decoded? Every single book can be read and downloaded online 100% FREE--direct links included! 10% of all sales will go to Project Gutenberg, an online library of over 60,000 free ebooks.


  • DECODE the wit, wisdom, and wonder of curated classics
  • EXPLORE an expansive collection of beloved literary genres
  • AWAKEN an irresistable desire to read--every single book is only one click away and completely free!
  • SHARE the joy of reading--10% of all sales will go to Project Gutenberg, an online library of over 60,000 free ebooks


Trailer YouTube


Choose from 7 beloved genres
Decode the literary excerpt
Save your favorite excerpts and easily read more
Review all your decoded excerpts, find free links to every book, and read spoiler-free synopses
Play in dark mode and with larger text
Guess where the excerpt came from


Prose & Codes

about us

Hero Game Co is a husband, wife, and corgi team based in Tennessee. Everything we do is for our beloved dog. Seriously--he's very demanding.


Rachel Reed
Art & Design

Carl Reed

Background Music

Relaxing Piano Music by Kevin MacLeod
Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4273-relaxing-piano-music
License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license

Code Libraries

Paul Kulchenko
serpent serialization

Enrique Garcia Cota

Enrique Garcia Cota & Tanner Rogalsky

2dengine & Phil, grump, and garry