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Stuck, rooted in place in a harsh alpine environment, cabbage groundsels spend their days lounging in the sun, sharing stories and gossiping amongst themselves. At night however, they close up their leaves and travel in their dreams to anywhere they desire. What would you dream of if you were a groundsel?

GMless and prepless, jump right into the mind of a groundsel with little effort and a lot of imagination. 

Best suited to 3 or more players. You need to have enough of a groundsel community to make dreams together and spread gossip.

This game was made as part of the Earth Empathy Jam. Buy it as part of the bundle and the money will go towards fighting climate change.

This game features the cabbage groundsels endemic to Mount Kenya. Watch the beautiful clip from Plant Earth below to see them in action.

 Blue Palnet video of Mount Kenya and cabbage groundsels.

Mount Kenya is very much at risk of severe damage from climate change. Increasing wildfires, drought, and glacial melt are all threats to the area. Watch the video below to learn more. 


Buy Now$3.00 USD or more

In order to download this game you must purchase it at or above the minimum price of $3 USD. You will get access to the following files:

Groundsels_PDF.pdf 3 MB
Do Groundsels dream of herbaceous sheep.docx 11 kB

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DO GROUNDSELS DREAMS OF HERBACEOUS SHEEP is a game where you get to play as a plant! You are one of the cabbage groundels living on top of Mount Kenya, who fold up and dream every night. The players go through the night/day cycles; dreaming each night, and sharing their dreams and gossiping during the day. I love how the writing brings the plants to life, and the semi-LARP nature of the game, where the players are "rooted" to their seats.