A downloadable game for Windows, macOS, and Linux

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In the players' words:

"A short and sweet game about inner and outer exploration and making friends..."

"It's a cute, short little experiential game where you make monster friends!"

"It's a trippy adventure game where you can have several paths and endings, and there's not really a win or lose situation. Just a journey."

Befriend monsters and explore the surreal magic of the monster garden! You can finish in less than an hour, but you won't meet all 15+ monsters or see everything  in one playthrough. How will YOUR garden grow?

Get to know the monsters before you play in short & free browser game Monster Match: http://wzackw.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/MonsterMatch/

Monster Garden Devlog on TIGSource: https://forums.tigsource.com/index.php?topic=56012...

Twitter: @_monstergarden

Made by Zack Wood. Music by Darriell Butler and David Wells. Monster Sounds by Almut Schwacke.

MAC USERS - There are major problems with the new OS (since Catalina). In my experience, it works if download and play through the official itch app. Sorry. :(

PlatformsWindows, macOS, Linux
Release date Apr 26, 2017
Rated 4.8 out of 5 stars
(4 total ratings)
GenreRole Playing
Tags2D, Characters, harvest-moon, lisa, Pixel Art, Retro, stardew-valley, Undertale, yume-nikki
Average sessionAbout a half-hour
LinksDev Blog


Buy Now$4.99 USD or more

In order to download this game you must purchase it at or above the minimum price of $4.99 USD. You will get access to the following files:

Monster Garden OSX.zip 276 MB
Monster Garden PC.zip 142 MB
Monster Garden Linux.zip 151 MB
モンスターガーデン OSX.zip 277 MB
モンスターガーデン PC.zip 143 MB


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This game is beautiful. The monsters are so sweet. I could cry


Wow I just saw this. Thank you!!

This is really fun game, I have played it through many times.

Yay! Thank you. :)

Hi there seems to be some payments problem, it says "Failed to create PayPal transaction, please try again later." while purchasing other games on itch don't have this problem. Or is it possible that I purchase on steam and get a itch key or something? 

Hm I don't know how payments on itch work... But Steam and itch are definitely separate, unfortunately, so if you buy it on Steam you don't get an itch copy automatically... Sorry!

Really lovely game! It reminded me a bit of Undertale - very quirky and fun with hints of mystery and seriousness. Great job!

Thanks for playing! Glad you enjoyed it. :)