Animal Well

Shared Memory
Release Dates
May 9 2024

Animal Well is a puzzle platformer video game developed by Shared Memory and published by BIGMODE.


Explore a dense, interconnected labyrinth, and unravel its many secrets. Collect items to manipulate your environment in surprising and meaningful ways. Encounter creatures both beautiful and unsettling, as you attempt to survive what lurks in the dark. There is more than what you see.

Key Features

  • Explore: Illuminate the Dark
    • Dense atmospheric puzzle box world with attention paid to every detail.
    • Light candles for safety and gradually fill out your map.
    • Nonlinear—explore and collect items in whatever order you choose.
    • Tons of secrets.
  • Solve Puzzles: Observation is Rewarded
    • Enemies, environment, and items interact in surprising and systemic ways.
    • All items have multiple uses.
    • Learn how innocuous details can become meaningful.
    • The main game is just the beginning. Players will be discovering hidden puzzles for years.
  • Survive: Tread Carefully
    • You must assess for yourself what is safe and dangerous.
    • Focus on tension and suspense rather than action.
    • You are disempowered, but can make clever use of your environment and items.

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