A downloadable game for Windows

In an endless vertically scrolling map, you must develop a root system to harvest as much resources as possible.

But beware! The more roots you have, the more resources you consume, so you must harvest more, and the cycle repeats! 

But remember, all that matters in the end, is that the root must GROW.

This game was made as my submission for the Global Game Jam 2023 on the theme "Roots". It was entirely made in 48 hours, and I created all the code (in Python) and visual assets. The music is made by Danygut, and the sound effects come from freesound.org (more details soon).

Source code : https://github.com/charon25/TheRootMustGrow 


TheRootMustGrow.zip 29 MB

Install instructions

Download the archive, extract it in a folder and run "TheRootMustGrow.exe".


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Got confused at first, but it's my favourite time killer. Very cool concept

Thank you very much, it's really nice to hear!

Out of curiosity, how did you find it ?