The Walled Garden is a platformer RPG set in a surrealistic Garden of Eden with procedurally generated trees which grow from a destructible environment which subdivides as it is destroyed.

Inspiration for TWG stems from video games such as; Super Mario Bros, Flashback, N+, Zelda & Super Metroid. With artwork inspired by Hayao Miyazaki, Zdzislaw Beksinski, Hieronymus Bosch, Salvidor Dali and many Esoteric Illustrations.

The game assimilates esoteric symbolism to video-game iconography via the appropriation of existing source materials. Essentially TWG is a interactive representation of the pictogram depicted on each tarot card.

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There are particular animals in Eden that don't mind Atom riding on their back.
At the moment the current existing mounts are; Horse, Rooster, Swordfish

I'm planning to add a Gryphon as well, if you can think of any more mounts let me know.

Horse: Left and right motion (basic mount)
The original mount ; Will have to re-designed because the other two mounts are more interesting.
And the Rooster kind of makes the Horse obsolete.

Rooster: Nimble jumper with a secondary flutter jump

Swordfish: Water based mount, stabs enemies, jumps out of water, slides across the ground (can't change direction out of water)

Gryphon (WIP) : Aerial mount, flying - either Flappybird style or Hovering like a Shmup.

July 2014 Update

July 2014 Update

1 year ago News 0 comments

A lot has been worked on this month. I'm really trying to push for a demo to be released this month. The first chapter consists of Four elemental realms...

2014 Updates

2014 Updates

1 year ago News 0 comments

Wow I can't believe it's been two years since my last update. Just want to make it clear that this game is still being worked on. There was a bit of a...

Demo release December 21st

Demo release December 21st

3 years ago News 0 comments

Hey everybody, just keeping you all updated and letting you know that the expected release date for the real demo will be on December 21st, 2012. So please...

Tech Demo download now working & Soundtrack preview

Tech Demo download now working & Soundtrack preview

3 years ago News 0 comments

I released a new tech demo after noticing it wasn't working when you downloaded it from indieDB. In other news; You can also listen to the current soundtrack...

Winter Solstice Demo 2012

Winter Solstice Demo 2012

2 years ago Demo 1 comment

In regards to the whole 2012 December 21st, new age belief. I rushed myself to get a demo out by today. This demo is pretty haphazardly thrown together...

Tech Demo

Tech Demo

3 years ago Demo 0 comments

This demo is about two years old. You can either try playing the demo, or switching throw rooms by pressing Q&E The plan is to release a stable demo...

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luciuspain Jul 23 2014 says:

I think it looks awesome totally love to play it.
Wish I had a few bucks to donate but ill gladly purchase it when it comes out.

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DrBones Jul 27 2014 replied:

Glad you like how it looks, no worries about donations.
Have you had a chance to try out the demo that is on indieDB already?

It's pretty old to the new demo that will be coming out very soon.

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Extensive play test session today Stomped out a game crashing bug! couple more levels, Friday release is not looking so scary. #indiegamedev

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