Pixel Garden

A gardening and cooking game made for LowRezJam 2022.
Your plants are your tools - you use them to tend to your farm, cook and ward off nasty predators.

Made using Godot Engine
Art by terre.pommes
Game Design, Code, Sound and Music by Alghost (more music)

Controls

FunctionKeyboardController (PS)
Controller (Xbox)
WalkWASDLeft Joystick
Left Joystick
Pick up items/ interact
EL2 or X
LT or A
Use items
SpaceR2 or Square
RT or X
Throw
QTriangleY
Pause/ Play
EscapeOptionsStart

Items

ItemFunction
Watering can
Use on dry soil to water it and make plants grow. Can be filled up again by using it on water tiles.
HoeUse on grass tiles to turn them into soil tiles. Breaks after 4 uses. Can be grown using Hoeplant seeds.
PotUse grown plants on it to add them to the cooked recipe. Can be placed next to a fire to make it cook. Take it off the fire when the exclaimating mark appears, otherwise it will start to burn after a while and the ingredients are gone! Can be grown using Potted Plant seeds.
FireCan be started by using a grown Jalaburno plant on the floor. Can heat up pots and other items. Increase the heat (and duration) by placing another Jalaburno next to it.
Vending machine
Interact with it to pay the price shown above it and receive a seed for the plant shown in its window. The offered plants change from time to time, make sure to come back regularly.
GuestGuests will ask for a specific recipe. Cook it for them and interact with them while holding the pot/ plate with it to get the amount of coins they are offering.
SnailWill try to eat your precious plants! It doesn't like being hit by a thrown Chilly or Jalaburno. Also you can push it away temporarily to prevent it from finishing to eat a plant.

Download

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Click download now to get access to the following files:

PixelGarden_0.1.7_Windows.exe 41 MB
PixelGarden_0.1.7_Linux.x86_64 43 MB
PixelGarden_0.1.7_Mac.zip 30 MB
PixelGarden_0.1.7_Android.apk 25 MB

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Comments

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Congratulations on making this game !

I've played your game during a live that you can watch here :

The live is timestamped so you can go directly to your game.

I hope the feedback and live reactions will be useful. Keep it up !

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Wasn't able to get very far, but it was fun experimenting and figuring out the game systems.  I like the use of shaders to implement the day night system and some pretty nice water reflections! I've often thought about making a minimal harvest moon clone, and this is an awesome implementation of that! Great work

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Great music! A little confusing but still fun

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I really like the design and idea of the game, but it would be helpful to have some more directions as I wasn't sure what some of the items were.

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Thanks!

We have now implemented item names in the top left corner, that should help already. We have also added some item and mechanic descriptions to this page.