Factsheet

Description

Every single star fell down from the sky into Paradise Marsh, a perfect endless wetland crawling with wildlife. Wander around equipped with your trusty bug net and find a way to replenish the empty night sky. Along the way, pick wild flowers, discover lost poems and meet intriguing and colourful characters who need your help...

History

First prototyped during  "A Game By It's Cover" Game jam in September 2020, game developer Etienne Trudeau wanted to create an experience inspired by the nostalgia of his childhood spent catching bugs in the countryside. Influenced by prominent indie games like Proteus and A short Hike, the creative vision behind Paradise Marsh was to create beautiful and organic sceneries while keeping a simpler "lo-fi" aesthetic. Feeling that the project wasn't complete and determined to create a deeper and more meaningful experience, Etienne continued to work on improving the game during nights and weekends. "It's gonna be done in like two weeks" said Etienne several times .  Eventually, the weeks became months and he partnered with game designer Raphaël Dely to expend on the narrative and poetic side of the experience.
Almost a year into development, the one and only Disasterpeace (Rich Vreeland) joined the project to compose music and sound design a truly unique and interactive ambience for the game. Paradise Marsh is set to be launching in 2022 on PC, Xbox and Switch!

Features

  • Scout the diverses biomes of an endless wetland and observe harmonious and unique procedurally generated landscapes

  • Catch small creatures with your net and document your findings in your adventure journal!

  • Restore fallen stars in the empty night sky and interact with intriguing and colorful characters

  • Collect long lost poems floating adrift

  • Take your time and enjoy nature. Eat wild berries, skip stones on water or sit on a nice soggy log for as long as you like...

Videos

 Trailer:

GIFs

Catch
Catch
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CampFire
CampFire
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Journal
Journal
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Bottle
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Screenshots

Forest.png
Journal.png
TadpoleConstellation.png
Monarch.Png
MUSHROOM.PNG
BlueJay.png
Sunset.png
NightSky.png

Logo & Banners

Banner1.png
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ParadiseMarsh_Logo.png
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Credits

Etienne Trudeau
Creator, Programmer, Artist, etc

Rich Vreeland (Disasterpeace)
Compositor / Sound Designer

Raphaël Dely

Writing

Brendan Caldwell
Additional Writing

Christophe Trudeau
Rami Nuseir

Editors

Jake Grizz Pierce
Original Concept

Contact

Partners

Marketing & Publishing Support
Popagenda

Porting
Laundry Bear Studio