A single-player game in which you create and handle Pokémon-like creatures in a caring zoo. Inspired by Theme Park and Stardew Valley.
In My Grandparent's Weird Zoo, you're running a modern zoo: one which cares for endangered or sick animals and also provides education and entertainment for its human visitors. The animals of this zoo, however, are quite unusual...
<aside> ✉️ What is this, a letter just arrived? From good ol' [grandparent]...
<aside> 📜 WHAT? RETIRED?! And leaving me their zoo...
<aside> 🐶 I don't remember the last time I've been to [grandparent]'s zoo. It's kinda... weird. People used to love it, but that was many years ago... Now, no one really goes there any more.
<aside> 💕 Perhaps I can get it back on its feet? Maybe I can make the zoo into a cool attraction again!
<aside> 😓 But first I have to pay back the debts [grandparent] left me with...
Based on Menagerie of the Void, created as a Kickstarter stretch goal.
By Eran Aviram. Edited by Tanya Itkin. Many thanks to Dassi and Roi.
Licensed under CC BY 4.0, do what you want with it, just please tell me about it!
Get a pack of blank index cards.
Get a deck of playing cards. Aces are “1”. If you ever run out of cards, shuffle the discards into a new deck. You can use an online card deck, like this one.
The weird animals in your zoo need to be taken care of and nurtured. If you work hard, you can make this zoo into the best in the country!
Each "exhibit" is some strange animal which you'll be creating. Each has the following features:
Create an Exhibit
Every passing day brings new opportunities and developments. How will you handle your zoo?
Then a new turn begins, until you get 10 Reputation and win!