A calm creative experience. A sandbox growing game where you shape the evolution of an alien ecosystem. Study the environment and discover what drives it, or just sit back, relax, and see what happens!
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Mixed (28) - 57% of the 28 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date:
Sep 23, 2015
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“A Pixel-Perfect Meditative Garden”
Indie Game Magazine

“Manages to harvest a great deal of depth from these seeds of creativity”
indieHAVEN

“Essentially a version of 'the game of life' with some significant depth and game elements added on top of it”
Highland Arrow

About This Game

PLAYER - DRIVEN DISCOVERY

XenoBloom charges you, an inexperienced demi-god, with the care of a fledgling alien biome. Nurture, harvest, evolve, and sculpt. Create your ideal garden world.

Unique to XenoBloom is its use of Cellular Automata to decide if plants live or die; Just watching their behavior can create a trance-like state of wonder.

WARNING!
XenoBloom contains no running, no jumping, no shooting, no loot, no health, and no shields.
XenoBloom has plants. They grow. And sometimes die.

(XenoBloom also has bacteria, fungi, and animals, but they are generally referred to collectively as "plants" for the sake of brevity.)

Features:
  • Nurture strange alien life
  • Harvest plants to evolve new life-forms
  • Control the rules of selection and survival
  • Sculpt your world
  • 5 game modes: normal, experimental, observational, ecological, deduction
  • No fail condition
  • Beautiful original soundtrack

* Updated Features:
  • Local Co-Op : Garden with a friend or family member
  • Selective Evolution : You choose what will evolve next

* New in version 1.6:
  • New game mode: Deduction!
  • Modify environmental conditions like water, sunlight, and oxygen.
  • See what grows!
  • Each kind of plant requires a specific set of conditions,
  • Life forms can also be killed by other environmental factors.
  • Answer question based on your observations of the ecosystem.

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: Vista or later
    • Processor: 2.0 Ghz
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • DirectX: Version 9.0
    • Storage: 250 MB available space
    Recommended:
    • OS: Windows 7+
    • Processor: 2.7 Ghz
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Storage: 250 MB available space

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