Congratulations Blueberry Garden! Winner of the Seumas McNally Grand Prize for 'Best Independent Game' at the 2009 Independent Games Festival. Also a winner for 'Best Innovation' at the 2008 Swedish Game Awards. Blueberry Garden is a short and experimental game about exploring a strange world.
User reviews: Very Positive (75 reviews)
Release Date: Jun 2009
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Congratulations Blueberry Garden! Winner of the Seumas McNally Grand Prize for 'Best Independent Game' at the 2009 Independent Games Festival. Also a winner for 'Best Innovation' at the 2008 Swedish Game Awards.
Blueberry Garden is a short and experimental game about exploring a strange world. It is set in an ever-changing ecosystem and your goal is to find out what's going on among the softly swaying trees and mysterious creatures living there.
The game is a relaxing, yet intense experience for people who like soaring through the sky.
Key features:
  • Interactive fairytale — no film sequences or dialogues
  • Food — Try out the effects of various fruits and use their effects to navigate the landscape more easily
  • Story — Experience two different endings depending on your choices and your skill
  • Living world — Plants, fruits and animals living in symbiosis
  • Music — Fantastic piano tunes by Daduk

System Requirements

Windows
Mac OS X
SteamOS + Linux
    • Operating System: Microsoft® Windows® XP / Vista
    • Processor: 2.0 GHz Dual Core
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Hard Disk Space: 40 MB
    • Video Card: NVIDIA® GeForce™ or better, DirectX® 9.0c compatible video card, Shader Model 3.0 required. Video card must have 256 MB
    • Sound Card: DirectX® 9.0c compatible sound card
    • Additional Requirements: NET 2.0 Framework, XNA 3.0 support
    • DirectX® Version: DirectX® 9.0c
    • Operating system: Snow Leopard 10.6.8, 32/64-bit
    • Processor: Dual Core CPU
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Hard Disk Space: 150 MB
    • Video Card: OpenGL 3.0+ support (2.1 with ARB extensions acceptable)
    • Sound Card: 16-bit sound card
    • OS requirements: glibc 2.15+, 32/64-bit. S3TC support is NOT required.
    • Processor: Dual Core CPU
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Hard Disk Space: 150 MB
    • Video Card: OpenGL 3.0+ support (2.1 with ARB extensions acceptable)
    • Sound Card: 16-bit sound card
Helpful customer reviews
1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
2.6 hrs on record
Posted: November 13
Beautifully crafted little game. Blueberry Garden invites you to explore its tiny world. While seemingly simple on the surface, it reveals itself to be a surprisingly complex ecosystem on its own. Depending on your playstyle you will get 2-4 hours of gameplay out of this game, which might seem little, but its uniqueness makes up for that.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
5.8 hrs on record
Posted: November 26
dat soundtrack

i still listen to it
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
2.1 hrs on record
Posted: October 19
This game has some intreasting mechanics that are fun to play around with.
I got two hours of game play. I like to shoot for 1 dollar an hour. So in that respect the game is expensive.
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2 of 3 people (67%) found this review helpful
0.8 hrs on record
Posted: August 22
Very interesting game with a great sense of discovery!
The music really makes the flying around a great experience.
I’m really glad, that I gave it a try and enjoyed the short time I had with it :)
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2 of 3 people (67%) found this review helpful
2.0 hrs on record
Posted: September 27
This was a cute game. It was fun to run around and explore while slowly stacking things up to hey higher and higher. I did fail to find everything once but I went back and explored more and it was just cute and fun. The secret site that they give at the end was a cool reward. Welcome to the club. :)

Overall, i'd give it a 7/10. It's quite nice to mess around with. Give it a try.
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1 of 2 people (50%) found this review helpful
0.4 hrs on record
Posted: October 14
Blueberry garden tease's the player's curiosity and is actually quite difficult. I'm entirely sure if you can win. I had a lot of fun trying. The game is just hard enough to you keep your interest, while not being very frustrating. Every time I play, I come a little closer to winning, but have never won. Can it be done?
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2 of 5 people (40%) found this review helpful
0.3 hrs on record
Posted: October 7
I'm not exactly sure where the love for this game and its innovation came from. It's pretty godawful and I wouldn't really suggest it for anyone looking for a... game.
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1 of 3 people (33%) found this review helpful
9.0 hrs on record
Posted: September 23
Awesome game to play with 'non-gamers'. Very exploratory, very novel, very much the kind of experience that you can only get from a game.
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3 of 12 people (25%) found this review helpful
2.3 hrs on record
Posted: September 20
This thing won an award once, Now nobody even knows what it is.
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0 of 24 people (0%) found this review helpful
0.1 hrs on record
Posted: June 15
yaaaay i wrote a review C:
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18 of 21 people (86%) found this review helpful
0.3 hrs on record
Posted: August 4, 2012
I really didn't know what to make of this game. It played like a mushroom trip, and made about as much sense as one. I feel that style conquered coherence in this game, and am confused by it's win of Best Indie Game.

I wont go into much detail, but let it be said that there is no proper story. The game relies on "random" quirkiness to evoke some kind of humour, I guess. Like, spawning a block of cheese in a forrest and calling it "ironic".

I'm not saying it's a bad game, I'm saying I didn't get it. This game wasn't right for me, but that doesn't mean it isn't right for you.

-Nilesy
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10 of 12 people (83%) found this review helpful
11.8 hrs on record
Posted: October 11, 2013
An interesting game. Each playthrough is different. It frustrated the hell out of me at times, yet I still enjoyed playing it. The soundtrack is lovely.
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8 of 9 people (89%) found this review helpful
2.1 hrs on record
Posted: December 29, 2013
One of the early products of the "indie boom", a nice atmospheric adventure-platformer-thingy that deserves a play at least for the enchanting sound and aesthetics.

Not a masterpiece by any means, but a quite enjoyable audio-visual experience.

7/10
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5 of 6 people (83%) found this review helpful
1.1 hrs on record
Posted: July 23, 2012
Blueberry Garden is a very mediocre, simple and strange indie game that will last you less than an hour. The single piece of music the game repeats during that time goes from pleasant to annoying very quickly.

As the name suggests, you begin in a garden and your goal is to find large objects in the open environment, stand near them so they are teleported back to the starting area, then repeat this process until you have stacked a tower tall enough that you can reach the moon.

You can jump, soar and eat various fruits that cause you to fly higher, breathe underwater, shift the earth etc. You will need these to reach restricted areas. Finishing the game will allow you to see some concept art and the developer's bedroom and various other personal photos. Very awkward.
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3 of 3 people (100%) found this review helpful
0.8 hrs on record
Posted: March 6, 2012
I watched my girlfriend play this game. She was a bird, and she went through a door and appeared on top of a giant pencil sharpener.

I have literally no idea what was happening...

****/5
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3 of 4 people (75%) found this review helpful
2.1 hrs on record
Posted: April 4
Mr. Pelican must balance his diet, his stack of precariously balanced objects, and a slow yet impending flood. Explore the garden, climb higher, and find a ton of secret areas and random objects while listening to a soundtrack that could calm a baby. Blueberry Garden has a ton of zazz, and the only downside is that it takes a few hours to fully explore the garden.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
1.7 hrs on record
Posted: February 13
A fun little "indie art game" that glitches out a bit, I recall. Unlike many other artsy games, this one isn't afraid to kill you if you fail to achieve the victory condition in a timely manner.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
1.3 hrs on record
Posted: December 12, 2011
One of WAY TOO MANY of the indie games of the late 2000's that focus on delivering an 'experience' and to 'change the way gaming is perceived' and 'waste your ♥♥♥♥ing time with a ♥♥♥♥ty boring platformer disguised as an introspective journey into a world and into yourself'. Don't get this, and if you were unfortunate enough to have already received it, don't play it. It's not worth your time.
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2 of 3 people (67%) found this review helpful
2.4 hrs on record
Posted: January 15, 2013
Waste time with this game. Seriously. Do it. It's fun and absurd. There is no point to it, just explore and marvel.
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2 of 3 people (67%) found this review helpful
2.3 hrs on record
Posted: October 28, 2013
Still one of the best indie games on Steam. Clever, weird, confounding, and in its way terrifying. I have never managed to finish it. I don't even know how to finish it. Did I mention this game is fun? Oh, it's fun alright.
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