A downloadable game for Windows

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Forest Below is a zen turn-based puzzle game made to introduce you to the world beneath trees.

Using Forest Below's unique mechanics, you will draw the paths of your roots through a series of challenging levels. It is up to you to manage roots paths and water resources so you can collect enough water to grow.

  === FEATURES ======

  • Unique puzzle mechanic: simple branch draw mechanic to collect water each turn
  • Beautiful, painterly art-style
  • Easy to navigate user interface
  • Relaxing environmental puzzles
  • Completely free to play! No micro-transactions or internal currencies


You are the last child born to the Great Forest. Disaster strikes, and every sacred tree has been destroyed. The land the trees grew from has been tainted and taken over by dangerous creatures that have eaten up the roots. You and your many siblings of the Great Forest are now without a home.

Yet all is not lost.

As the last child of the Great Forest, you have been gifted with the ability to control trees. With this power and knowledge, you set off on your quest to grow new homes for each and every one of your displaced kin. The bigger and healthier the trees are means the better they are for your brothers and sisters.

Be the savior of the forest. Grow your roots wisely… 

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Game developed for the University of Utah Entertainment, Arts and Engineering program


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Forest_Below_v3_Data.zip 44 MB

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We have officially released on all the platforms! Feel free to grab the executable from here or steam as both are free to play. 

Just uploaded our new build! Also, we have been approved for iOS and the Google Play app stores, so expect to see our games on those platforms on our official release date, APRIL 27, 2018!

Hello. Loved your game, its a great concept and i thought the art style of it was lovely, I. really enjoyed playing it. I hope you don't mind but i included it in my video this week. Thanks again

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Thanks for including it Four Mile Circus!  Glad you liked the art as we have spent a lot of time working to perfect the painterly style. We are also hoping to release a new build pretty shortly to improve the UI so stay tuned!

Hello thanks for the message! The art style is wonderful and its very interesting to play in it. I look forward to the ui update, thanks again and good luck with your game!

Better than I thought it would be, relaxing and challenging at the same time. I hate running out of water!

Quite the challenge but also a very interesting concept. :)

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Thanks for the video and good job getting to the last levels! We are always trying to improve the game and hopefully our new gui and tutorial implementations help clarify any confusion you had. I love the Groot image at the beginning!