A downloadable game for Windows, macOS, and Linux

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The Cartographer's Tale is a philosophical-platformer, created entirely by one man in 11 days - sort of! Players are tasked with exploring a VERY dark cave to uncover the story. If it's easy for you to see, then it is highly recommended that you turn your brightness down.



Xbox One GamePad

Left Joystick - Moves player. - Player can drop through platforms when pressing down on the joystick.
A Button - Jumps / Select
X Button - Use Ability
Start Button - Skips Cutscenes / Pauses Game

Arrow Keys - Moves player. - Player can drop through platforms when pressing the down arrow key.
Space - Jumps / Select
Enter - Select
F - Use Ability
Escape - Skips Cutscenes / Pauses Game


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Click download now to get access to the following files:

The Cartographer's Tale.zip 71 MB
The Cartographer's Tale - Mac.app.zip 73 MB
The Cartographer's Tale - Linux.zip 77 MB

Development log


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Hello again! I had a great time goofing around with this game and making up my own little dumb story. It had nice visuals and a neat little idea to it. I made a let's play of your game here~


Once Again Great game design with tells a story within the painting. this one was really cool man