A downloadable game for Windows

Parsnip is a character focused point and click adventure game about a hungry rabbit and his quest for cake.

Tragedy strikes when Parsnip realises he has run out of ingredients, and he must set off on an incredible adventure to ask his neighbours for help.

Features:

Traditionally animated hand drawn graphics!

A point and click adventure with an emphasis on characters!

Poor optimisation!

Over 500 lines of mildly amusing dialogue!

Like, a whole hour of gameplay!

Some Reviews:

http://indiegames.com/2018/03/trust_your_instincts_while_que.html

https://www.freegameplanet.com/parsnip-download-game/

http://www.siliconera.com/2018/04/04/parsnip-surprisingly-concerning-journey-bun...

Sequel:

https://digital-poppy.itch.io/trixie

Recommended Specs:

CPUGPURAMOS
Intel Core i5-6200U 2.30Ghz (2 core)Intel HD Graphics 5204GBWin 7 64
StatusReleased
PlatformsWindows
Rating
Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars
(251 total ratings)
AuthorsBun & Birb, Digital Poppy
GenreAdventure
Made withUnreal Engine
Tags2D, Cute, Funny, Furry, Hand-drawn, LGBT, Point & Click, rabbit, Singleplayer, watercolor
Average sessionAbout an hour
LanguagesEnglish
InputsKeyboard, Mouse

Install instructions

Extract the zip file and run Parsnip.exe

Download

Download
Parsnip.zip 119 MB
Download
Parsnip art book.pdf 4 MB

Development log

Comments

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Very unexpected twists, love these types of games! Keep up the great work :)

Hey I wanted to know where I can find more art similar to this, I think the twitter was disabled or something. More cute girly boys, yay

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its a good game but after about one minute it crashes. Every. Single. Time. please fix this  :(

Cute game that lasts half an hour, fun dialogues and with a curious and unexpected twist. Really nice

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Just finished playing this game for the first time and thoroughly enjoyed it and the art style. Creepy with a splash of cuteness.

Keeps crashing🤷‍♀️

This game is so freakishly disturbing. At first I was surprised with the lack of music, but it actually made the game so much better. Cute animal characters, "innocent" storyline and... the silence. And the sounds coming from this one particular house. Gave me chills. Some people mentioned crashing but it worked well for me, no troubles whatsoever.  I already got the sequel to this one. And here's my gameplay :


Would love to experience it if it didn't crash after a minute or two.

I do not know how you guys do it, wow. Nice work! Reminds me of cartoons... :)

Would you port all of the parsnip games to mobiles as they all can work via touch (depending if engine alows it)

Delightful. I was surprised in a great way. Love the artwork and silly dialogue.

It keeps crashing on me :C idk if someone knows how to fix it or something. I was so excited to play it but lit every 30 seconds it crashes. I tried uninstalling it and installing it again, i tried playing it from the itch.io app and from the downloads file and it keeps crashing :( please help

One of my current game projects is a sort of basic point n' click adventure game/visual novel kind of thing. I was just an hour ago looking at some other games for studying purposes, when I stumbled upon this one in particular.


I'd definitely recommend it sometime if you have forty-five minutes to kill. It's very charming, and a bit funny.

That aside, it also pretty much perfectly captures the game play I was looking to use. I personally aspire for something a bit more complex, however this does a great job teaching the fundimentals about creating this sort of

thanks for the game

The game is adorable, and there are so many funny moments within the game. Found the game more of a dark comedy than horror, though still it was a lot fun to play.

Can’t wait to play the sequel, to see where the story goes.

hey, so I saw Manly play this a while back and I’ve been trying for months to play parsnip, but it won’t open. Like at all. And I have no idea why, I seem to have all the files, and I try clicking the file with parsnips face on it, but nothing happens. I just double click, or click the open button, and nothing opens. I sometimes get a pop up saying something is wrong but I always seem to forget what it tells me and it makes me unreasonably upset to see it and I have a bad habit of just deleting all error type messages and not reading them. Anybody have any tips on how to get it to work?

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7/10
Interesting game with fun story and no music.

I read the reviews about this game being poorly optimized and was expecting for it to crash during game play. But lo and behold, nothing happened and I was able to play the entire game without any issues. 

Now for the critique: 

ARTWORK: 
Fun artwork, I enjoyed the watercolor backgrounds and foregrounds. Animation was solid and felt like the developers wanted to give the game a 1920's animation feel. 

GAMEPLAY:
This is essentially "Fetch Quest, the game". You use your mouse to guide yourself left or right. The game "world" is rather small, but that's okay. Small games are okay.

STORY:
Parsnip is just a guy who is adorable with bows on boots. Who wants to eat a cake and nothing is going to stop him. This game teaches kids how to make friends and living ignorantly blissful of one's surroundings. Multiple endings made this fun.

MUSIC:
IT DIDN'T HAVE ANY. This game was so quiet I could hear my own thoughts. There was a section where I could hear and that was cool, but the same effect could have happened with music. 

OVERALL:
I would recommend playing this if you had 45 mins - 1 hr to spare. The story was fun, satanic, and there was cake involved. I wouldn't want to live near  Parsnip though, I'm on LaRose's side. 

P.S. 420 blaze it, find Tom Preston.

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Played this game a few months ago and recently I uploaded a video! loved this game, the twist was awesome! :D

Well, you weren't lying, it IS poorly optimized! After updating and resetting my computer and uninstalling and reinstalling, the can't go for longer than a minute before it crashes back to my desktop. A shame since I really wanted to enjoy this.

I really wanted to play, but it kept on crashing. 

Wait, is this horror?

yes, it has dark themes and dark humor. spoiler warning, squirrel girl gets kidnapped and dies in one of the endings, parsnip also accidentally kills everyone in the same ending

😊👍

Experiencing a lot of crashes right away :(

Okay, put it through a series of timed tests. After one minute, the game always crashes. It doesn't matter what I'm doing at the time.

If Parsnip is walking, standing still, looking at something, or talking to someone, it will crash. If I have the bag open, it will crash. Even if I just leave the start menu open for one minute, it still crashes.

I'm playing on Windows 10, but it acts the same way on compatibility mode for Windows 8 and Vista. The game still allows me to save and load during the one minute time frame, but it's unplayable as soon as I get to the first conversation with Bell, which takes about 50 seconds going as fast as possible. I can't save fast enough to get out of the loop.

I've re-downloaded it three times using three different file extraction methods, but I continue getting the same results.

Those who are able to get it working- is there anything I've overlooked?

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THe fact Parsnip turns out to be jsut a cute girly/feminine boy and ALSO casually draws porn of him and one of his friends together is like...literally almost all the cute rabbit furs I know. Not so sure about the endings...but that part definitely nails how wholesome but lewd bunnies can be, lol. Also how he at one pount randomly says "i'm a boy!" so ya know he a cute boy. WOuld head pat. Maybe politely decline cake.

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The dialogue HEAVILY implies that the MC, Parsnip, drew porn of them and one fo the other characters together, lol

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To those who don't know, please be aware this is a horror game! If you aren't a big fan of horror elements, I wouldn't play. It isn't seriously bad but just a quick warning.

For some reason it won't stay open for more than a couple seconds... I really wish I could play the game!

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I haven't finished the game yet, but some people says it's a horror game. i'm starting to think this is true because after clicking on the knife (the knife on magnificent magpie's hause) Parsnip says knives are very dangerous but the scripts comes slower than usual

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Since it's pink and cute it can't be a scary game. Totally

i have not played it yet but it looks cute cant wait to play :}

its a horror game q-q unless you already know

o.0 oh I didn't know 

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A really cute adventure! I love the art style an the dialogue made me laugh as well. Good job! 

This game is so awesome, hope to see more of this in the future!

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Also, is there any connection to Gravity Falls other games that I'm missing from reading the description?

Is there a mac port?

Cute little horrory point and click! (And i love point and clicks.) The art style is wonderful, especially Parsnips excellent animations. The puzzles are pretty straightforward but not bad. The ending(s) area bit silly in my opinion, very over the top. But, I had a great time with it for sure. I wish there was an indication in the game that there's a second ending, since I didn't realize that initially.

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I absolutely adore the art style.

i'm downloading it rn i'll reply with my thoughts when i'm done :]

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If I wasn't a broke teen I would pay $50 without hesitating for this game cause MY GOD is it cool, it's so cute, the deeper story behind it is really interesting, someday I'll donate my  whole bank account to the person who created this istg.

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Holy shit. This game exceeded my expectations EXPONENTIALLY! I wont spoil anything, but heres some advice to anyone about to play: Click on and go through all the dialog, and save before deciding whether to share your cake. Enjoy!

nice little game. has bunnies so already i love it lol a channel i mod for recently played it. i totally missed those yellow king pages when i played

big fan

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This game. I have so much to say about it this might almost be like a real critic review. I have never seen a game so dedicated to the fine art of annoying the player. From the first moments of entering the game I foolishly decided to close the tutorial help screen without reading it, assuming i could get through the game on my own. However, you need to press SPACE or the SCROLL BUTTON on your mouse to open your INVENTORY. I pressed ESCAPE and it just immediately closed the game. A very nice touch. Everything about this game is annoying. The very slow gameplay, the absolute silence of the world except for the loud scribbling noises when the to-do list updates, the frustrating control layout which cannot be changed, the piss poor grammar, the bird's misused Shakespearean English, the extremely long and ultimately unnecessary dialogue, Parsnip's goose chase for cake ingredients, and his stupid little slow prancing walk. He prancercises everywhere. And possibly the most frustrating part is that we don't actually get any backstory or fulfillment on the OTHER story that took place in the background of this damn game. It's just Parsnip running around and then two very interesting and completely unexplained "where are they now" segments. I personally like ending the game by eating the whole cake myself, and hopefully if you've played the game you'll know why. 

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Finally someone honest. Your critic is valid with the subjective views and your downvotes are from people who are scared to be frank about the game and what they don't like about it so instead they just say positive critics that don't bother to ask the developper to improve despite the game's apparent flaws (and that's fine but it's not if these users want the game to be improved). For me, this game has a lot of flaws but it would be really cool if the dev would improve it some day because i love the characters and the fact that it's hand drawn. I'm pretty sure i'm not the only one who love video games that is animated like this and if these people like me want more games like cuphead then these users in the comments should stop being hypocrits and be honest about the game so they can have a chance to play an improved version of Parsnip if the developper learns from their critics (that is if they really want Parsnip to be improved, otherwise they can comment whatever they want). 

Thanks bestie. I really don't give a shit if people dislike it lol. I had to get this off my chest for my own personal emotional health lol

you got ratioed hard

Yeah, this was my experience as well. The adventure aspect really doesn't add anything to the game, other than doubling the runtime without improving the story or the characters. I also accidentally closed the button with Esc at some point. I just gave up and watched the ending on YouTube isntead. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

I really wish the story and characters were more fleshed out, half the side characters we're just stereotypical stock characters and didn't feel like real people to me. And the horror of Parsnip being a psycho just... isn't interesting or suprising. Like it feels like the only thing this game excels at is the cute factor and the character animations. Everything else just feels incomplete to me.

The game also really sorely needs a skip dialogue option. There were 5-10 times where I accidentally started talking to the same character twice and I just had to sit there for 10-20 seconds before being allowed to move on.

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