Control a pond's ecosystem; experiment with what you can do and see what happens. Among Ripples is a meditative ecosystem management simulator; you add different creatures to the pond and see how they interact.
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Mostly Positive - 76% of the 21 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
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Mostly Positive (1,253) - 70% of the 1,253 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date:
Jan 22, 2015

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March 8

Crest - an indirect god sim NOW AVAILABLE

Crest - an indirect god sim is now available on Steam for PC, Mac, Linux.

Welcome to Crest, an indirect god sim where the only way to interact with your followers is by issuing commandments written in a pictographic language.

How these commandments are interpreted and remembered is not set in stone. What you communicate and what experiences your followers have with the environment is the basis for their religion. Over time, commandments can develop different associations and completely change their meaning. After all, your followers still have free will and will sometimes do what they think is best for them, regardless of what you had in mind.

Consequences of your actions may not always be clear and you will need to be aware of the ever-changing environment and your people's disposition, amongst others their disposition towards you. Expressing yourself is the key of Crest; you will do so through your people and the world they shape.

We've been working on Crest for the past four years and would be really grateful if you'd take a look at it.

Thank you,
Eat Create Sleep
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February 19

Crest launches March 8 - Add To Your Wishlist Now!

If you've enjoyed Among Ripples in the past, please take a moment to add Crest to your wishlist:

We've poured our hearts into Crest over the last three years and your support would mean a lot to us. <3
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“I’m delighted to find lake ecosystem simulator Among Ripples free on Steam.”
Rock Paper Shotgun

“Let it wash over you and you might find it as absorbing as a game of Civ.”

About This Game

In Among Ripples you are presented to a soothing and meditative experience where you can experiment at your leisure. As the caretaker of a small pond you decide which creatures should be introduced into the ecosystem, and what species will thrive. Study the creatures you introduce and learn more about them in order to shape a pond that you find sustainable. This game is a short but sweet experience where you get the opportunity to relax and think about the balance in nature.


  • Sandbox style gameplay where you are free to choose your own goals
  • Spawn fish, regulate the water's oxygen level and take care of contamination to find perfect balance
  • Organic art style drawing inspiration from shadow puppet animations and watercolor paintings
  • Serene soundtrack with ambience changing with the seasons
  • Relaxed experience where you can take your time and see how things progress at your own pace

Among Ripples is a free product with no strings attached. It's a little experimental title we want to share freely with you all.

System Requirements

Mac OS X
SteamOS + Linux
    • OS: Windows XP or newer
    • Processor: 1.6 Ghz
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 256 MB graphics memory and Shader Model 2.0 compatible
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Storage: 250 MB available space
    • OS: Mac OS X 10.6 or newer
    • Processor: 1.6 Ghz
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 256 MB graphics memory and Shader Model 2.0 compatible
    • Storage: 250 MB available space
    • OS: Ubuntu 10.10 or newer
    • Processor: 1.6 Ghz
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 256 MB graphics memory and Shader Model 2.0 compatible
    • Storage: 250 MB available space
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