Care for a miniature ecosystem in a strange world, exert limited influence to encourage the growth of different fungi and bugs and try to maintain the balance of life.
All Reviews:
Very Positive (147) - 89% of the 147 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date:
Apr 27, 2015

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“Presenting a meditative experience on the precarious transience of survivability in a complex system interlinking all forms of life, Hornby gives players something of an aquarium to passively take in, permitting intervention should the fancy strike them”

“EarthTongue is a relaxing, interactive experience that allows players to take care of a small ecosystem consisting of different types of fungi and bugs”

“it's a lovely terrarium sim with added bugs and fungi and weather effects, that will let you observe and play with a beautiful little fantasy ecosystem set on alien world. It's all very relaxing and clever”

About This Game

A sunless world of fungi and bugs, sustained by a slow rain of nutritious substance, could use your guidance and cataloging.
EarthTongue is a vivarium sim that places in you limited control over a small ecosystem on a fantastical world. You will spend most of your time watching life grow and eat each other to survive. Your subtle nudges will be required to maintain the balance of this world, but it can handle itself much of the time. Player given goals are limited, aside from maximizing the health of your ecosystem. You may choose to try to create a fungal garden to your liking. You may try your best to breed as many beetles as you can. You might use those beetles instead as food stock for the mantises. You might instead just peacefully watch the story of Earthtongue unfold on its own.

System Requirements

    • OS: XP
    • Processor: Intel(R) Pentium(R) CPU B950 @2.10 GHz
    • Memory: 250 MB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce 7100 / NVIDIA nForce 630i
    • Storage: 120 MB available space
    • Additional Notes: keyboard & mouse
    • OS: OSX Yosemite 10.10.2
    • Processor: 1.7 GHz Intel Core i5
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Intel HD 4000 1024 MB
    • Storage: 120 MB available space
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