A beautiful, atmospheric game that uses flowers as symbolism, guiding through the process of grief, love, and hope. The contrast between the lack of empathy that Gordon experiences as a hitman, and the domesticity of working in the last genuine flowershop. This really got to me <3
Eternal Home Floristry
A downloadable game for Windows
Eternal Home Floristry is a narrative experience about a hitman working at a flower shop while his injuries heal.
This game was made in less than 72 hours for the Ludum Dare 43.
Theme: "Sacrifices Must Be Done."
Japanese version by 伊東龍 (https://twitter.com/Ryu_Ito1976)
Content Warning: Homophobia, ableist language, mentions of violence and suicide.
『永遠なる家の花職人（Eternal Home Floristry）』は、負傷した殺し屋が花屋で働き、その傷が癒えるまでの過程を描いた物語です。
この作品はゲームジャム「Ludum Dare 43」において、制作時間72時間以内という条件のもとに生み出されました。
- Spanish and Japanese languages added59 days ago
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Nunca imaginé que algo visualmente sencillo me llegase tanto. El sentimiento de ir por la mitad del juego y atisbar por unos segundo que probablemente esa flor que quede será la que depare el destino de Gordon es maravilloso. Me gustó harto! Gracias por crear esta pequeña obra.
Great experience! Gorgeous pixel art, excellent music.
Right, so I found and played this game about a year ago now and have been searching for it ever since. I am overjoyed to have found this lovely game again, though I won't be able to play it on my new Apple computer lol
maybe you can play it on steam, as it is part of the developer's game collection 'Essays on Empathy'
amazing game - great story, love the characters! the flower arrangement is fun too
Fucking beautiful game, can’t describe it any other way. The characters, the plot, the gameplay mechanic… all just right. I’m definitely the target demographic for this game—a gay(tm) who likes to read about the meaning of flowers—so I might be biased, but not really. This game is perfect. I am satisfied with the ending I got, too.
These are the bouquets I made, in case you care to know: warm razor, fallen hero, agape, and judecca.
Play this game!
You are not biased. I am straight and never before have taken much interest in the language of flowers, but this game has shaken me to my core.
Elegant and ruthless in creating a story with real emotion using only the simplest and most understandable mechanics. Like a well crafted bit of poetry.
It manages to give agency, narrative, emotion, while at the same time forcing a certain tone of tragedy and sacrifice.
I really liked this! I would love to be able to contribute to you guys, is there a way to donate?
And man the ending almost had me in tears ... and as a gay trans male, some of the things said hit a bit closer than I ever expected haha
Really good game, loved it so much!!
I cannot express how astonishing the game was... The relationship between Sebastian and Gordon was beautiful. Each time you took out a flower, it just felt like some part of you was leaving. Each time you heard that sound, you would know that your choice was final and that there was no going back. With such little dialogue, gameplay and changes, you would get to know so much about these characters with the types of flowers you choose and the choices you make. I feel like I did the right choice for every person, taking the meaning of the flowers into consideration. In the end, I got to give Sebastian the final flower— the pink camellia. I feel like the visuals fit this type of game best. The music was very atmospheric and calming, and the sfx were matched perfectly when plucking the flowers. I loved the game to it's core and I'd also love to see more games like this.
I really like learning the meaning of flowers. Somehow the ending is sad, leaving me feeling empty after completing this game. Asphodel - the 2nd from the left - is my favorite, I like the meaning.
Truly a beautiful and moving experience. Thank you for making and sharing it.
absolutely adored this game. the twists both surprised and delighted me
It's crazy how amazing this game is!
Saw a gameplay by John Wolfe, this game is amazing! So moving and pristine... Feels like you really can appreciate the beauty of the flowers for eternity.. Amazing game!
This is an incredible game, the chilling sensation of how real the characters are is just incredible, im in complete awe at how this game made me cry tears, and remember old memories, Thank you very much
wow just wow this is such an incredible game i applaud you
Wonderful game! If you want to see a review with not too many spoilers I did one on my Youtube. (This is a new series I am doing, so let me know if you like it!)
Playing Eternal Home Floristry was such a immersive and soothing experience! I loved the story, the characters, and the fact that you're actually making bouquets of flowers!
i did not expect this to touch me so deeply.
bloody hell this is beautiful. hope it was longer
holy fuck i love it
as usual for Deconstructeam, this game was so impactful despite how short it was. I love how the flowers influence the story, and how Sebastion and Gordon interact. Really amazing.
Beauty. I love it so much.
I have no words
this game... I just... wow, its beautiful. also once I finished and went back to replay I noticed that some flowers were missing, including the one I left on the grave. idk I find it interesting that the amount of each flower sometimes changes. anyway this is genuinely one of the best games I've played on here.
I never leave any comments, but i have to do it this time. So good.
Had the chance to try this on Windows. Utterly stunning creation. Just wonderful. I did have the problem of not having anywhere to put accents from the workbench if I didn't want to put them in the pot, but I was happy to restart and go through the dialog again. Thanks for this.
I love the emotions you managed to fit in such a short story. Well done!
I really enjoyed this game, it’s so calming too even the characters. I would play this game so much to make vases that look so elegant
I was playing the introduction, but there was no "Done" button to press and finish making the bouquet.
i have the same problem :(
I absolutely loved this. Flower arrangement + choice-making + an introspective plot!
A goddamn good game, and hell of a story you put together. Hit hard, to be honest. 10/10
A short bouquet creation game with a violent and emotional narrative, love it
A really good game. Certainly wasnt what i was expecting, and while it didnt really hit any strong emotions for me, it still brought out the story well :)
i didn't expect this game to bring up such powerful emotions, but it definitely did. this will stay in my memory for quite some time; its a really, really beautiful game that i thoroughly enjoyed. thank you.
An absolutely beautiful game, that is so powerful. As someone who's in the closet due to fear of being hurt, the theme of the struggles that queer people face from parents and from superiors hit me hard.
I've played more than 20 hours of this game. I love love love this game to death. It's everything I love about your game style at Deconstructeam cranked up to TWENTY. The writing is incredible, the themes are relevant and just spectacular. I cannot sing my praises for this game enough.
Wow, that was so powerful! Thank you!