Dap – PAX Indie – Psychedelic/Horror/Cute/Action-Adventure

 Dap, a cute but horrific action/adventure game where you talk to critters called Daps whilst avoiding a deadly alien infection.

Dap is a top-down action-adventure/horror game about collecting and interacting with cute little

critters called Daps. Set in a lush forest world beset by an alien infection, battle strange

monstrosities and scavenge for resources while using your Daps to help you along the way.



● Play through a psychedelic & mind-bending story to uncover the truth about the Daps and the infection

● Collect and rescue cute critters called Daps to battle enemies and solve puzzles
● Unique pixel art style
● Rich ambience and music
● Traverse a lush, infected environment that turns Daps into monsters
● Meet strange otherworldly creatures and help them find salvation
● Accessible difficulty akin to Legend of Zelda
● Grow your garden in the spirit world
● Basic looting + crafting

● Explore beautiful forests, creepy dungeons, foggy lakes, the spirit world and more


With influences spanning from The Legend of Zelda, Abe’s Oddysee, Studio Ghibli, and Phillip K Dick, Dap is a

psychedelic, horrific, cute and unique take on the top down action/adventure genre.

Release Date: Early 2021

Platforms: PC

Languages: English

Developer & Publisher: Melting Parrot

Contact: [email protected]


About Us


Melting Parrot is a husband and wife team from Melbourne, Australia.  We’ve been working on Dap for about 2 years.


Iris Anstey – Design, Art, Code


Paul Anstey – Design, Level Design, Audio