Verdant Skies is a life simulation game born from a love for games like Harvest Moon and a desire create something unique with modern gameplay and deep storytelling. Lose yourself in the lovingly hand-painted alien world of Viridis Primus. Ensure the success of the colony as you make friends and pursue romance with a diverse cast of characters. Demonstrate your mastery of the farming system by creating the perfect crop hybrid using the genetic splicing machine - or spend your days painting and making pottery. The possibilities are endless!

With many natural skin tone options and tons of unique hair styles and clothing choices you can easily craft your perfect avatar. Unlike many games in this genre, Verdant Skies doesn't ask you to choose a gender when you create your character. As you help to grow the colony, you will unlock additional datable residents.

Split your time wisely between activities as you help to build your colony. Gather resources, decorate your home, grow crops, go spear fishing, cook interesting meals, befriend your fellow colonists, and maybe even fall in love...

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Final Stretch!
We're grateful to all of you folks who have been patiently waiting for our release! We haven't nailed down an exact date yet, but we're in the final phase of testing and clean up, so you should expect to see us on Steam sometime later this month or in early February. Thanks for your patience and engagement throughout the development process. You are why we do what we do!

The current count of lines of dialog: 37,862!

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New Machines
Sarah Seember Huisken has been at it again! Check out these gorgeous additions. The animal genetic splicer will function similarly to the crop genetic splicer (left). Once you get your ideal DNA sample you can bring your new animal to life in the animal incubator (right).

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Marsh Crops
There are 14 different crops that grow in three different regions. It seems we haven't shared too many screenshots of them yet, so here are a few of the marsh crops!

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New NPC Animations
We've had the chance to work with a group of very talented local artists while making Verdant Skies. The most recent is Ethan Calabria who jumped in to finish the NPC sprite walking cycle animations.

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We're still making minor adjustments to the facial features, so these aren't exactly what you'll see in game. Once we've settled on the style of eyes, nose, and mouth that we wish to use, we'll give all the NPCs a more uniform appearance.

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UI Updates
Andy's been working hard to make sure that the in game user interface (UI) is uniform and streamlined. Here's a peek at the progress he's made on the achievement panel where players can track their achievement progress.

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Introducing Ramón Martínez
Space travel is not something Ramón Martínez would have ever considered if it weren't for his twin sister, Rosie. Though risk-averse, Ramón could not refuse her request to serve as the colony's nurse. Always the overprotective brother, Ramón spends most of his time watching over Rosie... Whether she likes it or not.

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Verdant Skies - End of 2017 - Mod Support

Verdant Skies - End of 2017 - Mod Support

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As the year comes to an end, we announce support for modding Verdant skies! Customize artwork, dialogs, mails, items, crafting recipes and more!

Verdant Skies December - Relationship Update!

Verdant Skies December - Relationship Update!

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Making New Friends, Steam Integration, and Introducing Doctor Zaheen Patel!

Verdant Skies November Developer Update

Verdant Skies November Developer Update

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Verdant Skies is on Steam, revealing a Curious Cave, and introducing Photojournalist Skye Miller!

Verdant Skies October Developer Update

Verdant Skies October Developer Update

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This month Verdant Skies is featured in PCGamer, change the style of your exterior home, put your animals on leashes, and meet Miles!

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You had me at Harvest Moon.Tracking^^

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New machine art- these devices allow you to splice the genomes of your animals, then incubate new ones from your DN… T.co

6hours ago

Introducing Ramón! He is Rosie's sister and the nurse at the colony. For many players, he's one of the last charact… T.co

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It's gettin pretty foggy in the marsh.. watch out for the froggies! T.co

Jan 19 2018

If you like Verdant Skies, be sure to check out Staxel! Coming out soon, but you can favorite it on Steam right now… T.co

Jan 16 2018

Verdant Skies is on the final stretch to release: Indiedb.com T.co

Jan 15 2018

Today I added an automated system to find errors in dialog files- mislabeled jumps, etc - only had a dozen or so, haha

Jan 11 2018

Lots and lots of dialog written in the last week, a few more characters are finished!

Jan 9 2018

RT @ShayRevolver: #FF female indie video game makers,artists & designers like @Verdant_Skies @_pocketknives @ashleygodbold @Pixilizi_Art because #WomenKickAss

Jan 8 2018

They grow up so fast.. at least they do when you grow your animals in an incubation chamber. #indiedev #gamedev T.co

Jan 4 2018

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