A downloadable game for Windows, macOS, and Linux

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"A GOOD GARDENER" IS A GAME IN WHICH YOU ARE CHARGED WITH GROWING PLANTS FOR YOUR NATION'S WAR-EFFORT. AS THE DAYS PASS AND YOUR PLANTS GROW, REMEMBER TO REMEMBER WHO YOU ARE.



[CONTROLS - KEYBOARD]
WSAD or Arrow Keys: movement / menu selection
Mouse: look around
Spacebar or Left-click: interact / talk
Left Shift: kneel
ESC: pause menu

[CONTROLS - GAMEPAD]
Left Stick: movement
Right Stick: camera
A button or Left Trigger: interact / talk
Left Trigger: kneel
DPad/Left Stick: menu selection
Start: pause menu

(At this point we are unable to test the Mac/Linux controller support. If it doesn't work, please let us know!)


[CREDITS]
By Ian Endsley and Carter Lodwick
@iendsl & @carterlod
Music by Scott Archer
( http://scottdavidarcher.bandcamp.com/)
Additional 3D Moddeling by Dan Anthony Kelly
( http://dan-kelly.com)


[THANKS]
Layne Zolninger, Derek Cox, Dan Finnen & Foster Wattles.


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a_good_gardener_1.0_WIN.zip 68 MB
a_good_gardener_1.0_MAC.zip 70 MB
a_good_gardener_1.0_LIN.zip 71 MB
LUDUM_DARE_A_Good_Gardener.zip 69 MB

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amazing, the ending hurt my heart though.

It does not launch on Linux.

./A_Good_Gardener.x86: error while loading shared libraries: libXcursor.so.1: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory

but that library is installed:

libxcursor1 is already the newest version (1:1.2.0-2)

well, that was a experience

Nice game!! I made a video about the Game,

I just loved the graphics and the concept of the game! It is literally my favorite game! I can't get enough of playing it! Kisses from Brazil! 🇧🇷 💖

Lovely! yet heartbreaking

ugh, my heart, it hurts

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lovely

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This game is so good, my goodnes

absolutely astounding, loved every bit :]

Amazing game i loved it it was calming and peaceful but very sad kinda teared up tho would very much recommend  i just wish they could have a garden together and live peacefully. );

This game completely surprised me in the best way possible, the interaction was minimal to an extent that it felt very special and the ending had me feeling very emotional. There was such a subtle progression and lots of little details which made the environment feel so fleshed out. Plus I enjoy growing plants! This is such a brilliant little game which I'd definitely recommend others play it at least once x

I played this game a while ago, honestly it was such a lovely experience. I'm a high school student in Australia, so it really helped during lockdown (I'm out of it now) The story of it all, I still think about it to this day, thank you so so so much for creating it

why is the window label "savage garden" though

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Not gonna lie, the ending got me all emotional, but I do have to say a decent part of my disappointment was just at the gardening being over.

You've got a real special game here. I might just come back to this every once in a while.

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So glad to hear you enjoyed it! Thank you for saying!

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Dude I'm so sad. I really shipped the mc and that awkward supervisor. I needed more of the story :O I'm cryingggg

How do I refill the wateringcan? It ran out the third day.

The watering can refills when it rains! Sometimes you have to wait a couple days. There is a spout that fills it up the most by the chair.

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Painterly and intimate! But why is the up/down movement so slow compared to turning? It felt constraining, especially in a game where I'm looking down a lot. I like it otherwise!

Cool design