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The Garden Path - A hand-illustrated slice-of-life sim game

A project in Bristol, UK by Louis Durrant

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A slice-of-life game about bringing a garden back to life.
Backers: 1097
Average Pledge Per Backer: £28

Funded: £30,474 of £20,000
Dates: Jul 21st -> Aug 20th (30 days)
Project By: Louis Durrant
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Latest News

The Garden Path has peacefully smashed its Kickstarter campaign goal

August 20th - via:
Plenty of indie developers out there have taken note of the success of Stardew Valley and set out to create games that take their cues from it and Harvest Moon, but The Garden Path sets itself apart from the pack in a number of interesting ways. The solo-dev project has just concluded its crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter after raising 152% of its initial goal. (Read More)

NINTENDO SWITCH CONFIRMED, and maybe multiplayer? Plus Sing A Song of Song-Fish: Gameplay Deep-Dive

August 18th - via:
Hello gardeners, You've raised an incredible 125% funding, officially unlocking our first stretch goal for a Nintendo Switch version of The Garden Path, and there's still just less than two days to go! I cannot say thank you enough for all your... (Read More)

Week Four Round-Up!

August 18th - via:
Hello gardeners, Since the last round-up, we reached our main goal ~ which I am still thrilled over, so thank you again! Now, we're at 118% funding and there are just over two days left until The Garden Path leaves Kickstarter!  I could never have... (Read More)

The Garden Path is Fully Funded! (And a Nintendo Switch stretch goal?)

August 14th - via:
Hello gardeners, I am overjoyed to announce that we are fully funded and with 6 days to spare! The Garden Path started out as a passion project, but seeing it grow and reach each milestone, it's clear that it's grown beyond just me and it's small... (Read More)

Week Three Round-Up

August 11th - via:
Hello gardeners, With that, week three of our Kickstarter is done and we now only have 9 days left! Having just passed the 90% funding mark, I'm eager to see how these last days develop.  The continued love for The Garden Path that you’ve shown... (Read More)

90% FUNDED and 9 days to go!

August 10th - via:
Hello gardeners, At 90%, the final goal is near approaching thanks to all your support and I am so excited to see what happens in our last few days. This has been such a wild experience and it wouldn’t be the same without all of your incredible... (Read More)

The Gardener’s Journal: Reward Spotlight

August 7th - via:
Hello gardeners! It’s been 17 days and we’re now at 82% funding - thank you so so much for all your support, it’s been overwhelming to see such support for The Garden Path. As a thank you for everything you’ve done for this game, I wanted to... (Read More)

Update #8 - 75% Funded (And Week Two Round-Up)!!

August 4th - via:
Hello gardeners, Happy to announce that, just two weeks since we launched, we have passed 75% funding! Thank you once again ~ to be at this point in the project and already so close to hitting that main goal is endlessly encouraging, and wouldn't be... (Read More)

Update #7 - Twitch Stream Incoming (And Thank You)!

August 2nd - via:
Hello gardeners, We’re almost at the end of the second week of our campaign and at 72% funding we’re inching closer and closer to our main goal! Thank you so much for all of your support so far, it really is incredible to see how much love The... (Read More)

PC Preview - 'The Garden Path'

August 2nd - via:
One interesting thing about The Garden Path is that it isn't designed to be played for long bursts of time. The game runs in "real time," and while things are sped up to keep it from being dull, you're not obligated to log in every day to perfect everything. Instead, you can play for a few minutes before bed or during a quiet moment and check in the next day to see how your garden is growing. (Read More)

Update #6 - Week One Round-Up

July 28th - via:
Hello gardeners, And that’s the first week of the Kickstarter! It's been a wild ride, but I couldn’t be happier with how everything’s going and how much support I've been lent ~ from the kind words you've been sending me, to rigorous bug... (Read More)

Update #5 - Across the Stars: Reward Spotlight (and THANK YOU for 60%)!

July 27th - via:
Hello gardeners, We are almost at the end of our first week on Kickstarter, and you’ve managed to reach 60% funding already! Thank you so much for all your support and the love you’ve shown The Garden Path ~ none of this would be possible without... (Read More)

We're halfway there! 🎉🎉🎉

July 25th - via:
Hello gardeners, We’ve been live for less than 4 days now and incredibly, we’re already 50% funded! All I can say is thank you, this is absolutely wonderful and I’ve been completely floored by the community and response to The Garden Path. So... (Read More)

Update 3# - 33% Funded, thank you! (And a spotlight on the music of The Garden Path)

July 23rd - via:
Hello gardeners, What a day! We’re now A THIRD OF THE WAY THERE funding in 42 hours! Thank you so much for your support, your response to The Garden Path is incredibly humbling and I’m overjoyed at the wholesome community that we’re building!... (Read More)

Last chance to back Cloudscape, another garden-themed game!

July 22nd - via:
Hi there gardeners, Thank you so much for the support so far. We're at nearly 25% funding after just a day into the campaign, and the reception has been incredible! With just half an hour left before the end of its campaign, I wanted to share with... (Read More)

Update #1 - 20% Funded, thank you so much! (And choose which resident gets on the enamel pin reward!)

July 22nd - via:
Hello gardeners, Thanks to you, we’ve reached 20% of our funding goal in less than a day!   Thank you so much for your support, it really is appreciated. We’re still so early on in our Kickstarter, so all your love for The Garden Path is just... (Read More)

Oddball Gardening Game The Garden Path Hits Kickstarter

July 22nd - via:
Garden-em-up The Garden Path now has a Kickstarter and, one day in, it’s already hit a fifth of its goal. (Read More)

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