A Guide To Botany Manor – Gameplay, Features and Release Date

For anyone looking for a calming puzzle game that has an intriguing back story and beautiful graphics, Botany Manor might just be what you’re looking for. A love of plants and flowers will also come in handy as you navigate a 19th century manor and its gardens to unravel a fascinating tale.

Botany Manor Setting and Story

A room in Botany Manor filled with an abundance of plants, overlooking a window.
Botany Manor interior

Botany Manor, nestled in the heart of the English countryside, is the enduring estate of Arabella Greene, a retired botanist with a passion for rare and long-forgotten plants. As you take on the role of Arabella, you will have the chance to explore the exquisite manor and its enchanting grounds, where every room and corner holds a piece of botanical history.

Uncover Clues and Piece Together Mysteries

Arabella’s collection of botanical wonders is waiting to be rediscovered, and it will take your keen eye for detail and problem-solving skills to breathe life into them once more. Navigate through the stunning 19th-century manor, immersing yourself in a historically accurate setting. Search for clues in Arabella’s extensive notes, books, posters, and other intriguing items scattered throughout the residence.

The Art of Blooming: Planting Seeds, Solving Puzzles

Botany Manor with different kinds of apples
Botany Manor Cider Apples

In Botany Manor, your task is not only to unearth clues but also to solve intricate gardening puzzles. Every plant has its own unique set of requirements, and it is up to you to determine the correct set of circumstances for each floral marvel to flourish. Collect new seeds, plant them with care, and watch as the once-forgotten flowers spring back to life under your nurturing touch.

Immerse Yourself in a Botanical Haven

A bottle of flash powder sitting in front of a window at Botany Manor.
Botany Manor Flash Powder

The immersive experience of Botany Manor extends beyond puzzles and gardening. Delve into Arabella’s life, explore her career as a woman scientist in the 19th century, and learn about the challenges she faced. The calming soundtrack that accompanies your journey enhances the serene environment and adds to the overall sense of tranquility as you bring the flowers to full bloom.

Botany Manor Key Game Features

A pink kitchen with potted plants and a checkered floor in a botany manor.
Botany Manor kitchen

Key features of this charming game include:

  • Unravel the mysteries of the stunningly rendered 19th-century Botany Manor estate as you explore Arabella Greene’s peaceful grounds and calming rooms.
  • Interact with the miniature landscape, piecing together clues by picking up, flipping, turning, and rotating intriguing items scattered about the manor.
  • Dive into the remarkable life story of Arabella, the manor’s original owner – follow her career as a pioneering female scientist and learn about the challenges she faced.
  • Lose yourself in the gentle tones of the soundtrack that complements each floral puzzle, echoing the tranquility of nature as you restore botanical wonders.
  • Restore forgotten flowers to their full glory by solving intricate puzzles based on the unique needs of each extraordinary plant. Carefully tend to your floral wards and watch new life blossom.

Botany Manor Trailer

Check out the Trailer from Whitethorn Games.

Botany Manor Accessibility Features

The game has a number of accessibility features, with more being added in the future.

Feature CategoryFeature Description
Gameplay and DifficultyNo time limits for solving puzzles, Toggle the rotation momentum of clues when inspecting them
Input and Button PressesPC – Mouse and keyboard and full gamepad controller support, Single stick gameplay supported, Sprint with a hold or a toggle
Audio AccessibilitySeparately adjust audio channels for: Sound effects, Music, Max volume
Text and ReadingRead clues as white sans-serif text on mostly opaque black background with Plain Text Overlay toggle
On-Screen Movement and Visual EffectsCamera, Invert camera controls vertically (y) and horizontally (x) separately, Adjust camera sensitivity, Adjust camera smoothing, Adjust field of view, No Motion Blur
Heads-Up DisplayToggle crosshair

What Platforms Will Botany Manor Be On?

Botany Manor will be available on PC via SteamNintendo Switch™, and for Xbox One and Xbox Series S|X in Spring 2024. The game will be available day one with Xbox Game Pass.

Botany Manor promises to be a delightful and educational journey for gamers and nature enthusiasts alike. Immerse yourself in the beauty of historic gardens, solve intricate puzzles, and be amazed as forgotten flowers rejuvenate under your care.

Botany Manor Release Date

The release date for Botany Manor is expected to be Spring 2024.

To stay connected and up to date with all things Botany Manor, make sure to follow the game on TikTok, Twitter, and Instagram, and visit the game’s official website.

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Harriet Gough
Over 20 years' experience as a writer and games journalist. Avid gamer and enjoy a wide range of game genres including MMOs, FPS and RTS. My favorite games include Warframe, Skyrim, Destiny 2, CoD and Age of Empires.

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