Chalk Gardens

Chalk Gardens is a cute and imaginative exploration game about dealing with life's setbacks.

You play as a child exploring dangerously high rooftops while looking for a way to fix your doll.


What's in the game?

  • fantastic art depicting a child's view on a unique setting
  • metroidvania-esque exploration play
  • a meaningful message subtly woven into both the mechanics and the story of the game
  • events and multiple ways to react to them
  • talking with stuffed animals
  • hats!!

Troubleshooting

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Comments

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Beautiful game! Love the art and message.

thanks for making and sharing this game

Thank you for playing it! :) Good to hear you enjoyed it.

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cute and sweet. love the positive messages behind the game.
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Thank you very much for playing!

Really cool that you make your own stuffed animals! I especially like the piggies made of different materials. Though I'm obliged to say I like the owls as well. :P

Thanks!

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Thank you so much. And ur welcome

I give this game a 5 Star. It is a really good game for children to play.  Help them follow instructions and a life lesson too. Thank you for such a pleasant experience.

Thank you for your kind words! :)

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Made a video

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Liked a video. :p Thanks for playing and creating the video! :)

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Happy you liked the video, really loved the game it's art style was cute and the story was really good for a short game. Looking forward to what you will come up with next.

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It looks very nice. :)

Thanks! :)

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Found a bug. After giving up on the search, I followed the path and stepped onto a blinking circle. Then the game threw an exception and crashed.

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Oh no! I'm sorry! Thanks for reporting this. If it's not too much trouble, can you send me some information about your browser and what kind of computer/mac you're playing on? (Like, what model is it) I have a contact form on my website: https://www.redowlgames.nl/contact/ (the e-mailaddress is optional)(I'm a bit wary about dropping e-mail addresses out in the open)

Also, if you send the lion/turtle/owl levels you had when the game crashed, I can reset the game to that point for you. If you want.

We're going to look into what caused this issue and I'll post an update when we've found it.

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I don't remember the exact values for each animal, but I think the bug may be because I had no blank hats (since usually, touching a blinking circle starts an event that consumes a hat).

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Ah okay! Thanks for the information. :) I'll post a reply here when we've found that bug. >:)

This has (most likely) now been fixed. Thanks again for reporting this issue. :)

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Wow. This game is BEAUTIFUL!

Thank you! :)

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This was lovely. :) The text was a little fast at times but overall, really nice. Poor Dolly. 

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Thank you so much for playing! It was absolutely brilliant to watch you play the game!

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Awww, thank you! I'm glad you like it. :) 

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Any chance for a download too? 

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Hi! Thanks for asking this. We are going to build for windows. After testing whether it works as intended, we will upload it here. :) We expect to upload this windows build today.

Great, thank you. :)

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It's up! Have fun! :)

Downloading.. I'll play after the livestream. :) #workWorkWorkWork