An indie game on an eldritch plant store will launch on January 21
Ever since Alice Bee first performed Strange Horticulture, she has raved about the mysteries and merchandising of running a weird plant store. Lots of plant study and cataloging, customer service, and pride in your small business. Plus, solve mysteries like only an occult plant shop owner can. Not long to wait now, as the creators announced today that the game will launch on January 21.
Part of Strange Horticulture is running a plant store, serving customers, and finding new inventory. You have to learn to identify plants, and maybe you can use the mystical effects of some to influence events. Oh, you are also involved in an occult mystery with witches, secrets and murders.
“Later, as you receive strange clues in dreams and follow them to find new and exciting plants in strange marshy places in the region, I have become more and more suspicious,” Alice explained after speaking. played a preview version. “Between clients, I scanned the map with these clues – one that I particularly liked was just a torn map with an X in pencil, as well as one that asked me to find the point of intersection between four locations – and would quickly return my papers and letters to my desk drawer when a new client approached. I didn’t want them to see what I had discovered or the strange contraptions I was working on … “
She later named it one of our most anticipated games of 2022.
Strange Horticulture launches January 21 on To smoke, GOG and Epic Games Store. An updated demo is available on Steam.
It makes me want to play Wunderdoktor again, for some reason.