Unwind this weekend with soothing alien gardening sim Mendel

As a terribly impatient and inattentive man, gardening perhaps isn’t the pastime for me, but I can see myself playing more of Mendel over the weekend. It’s a quiet, abstract sandbox about growing flowers in an alien landscape. You explore small islands rich with extraterrestrial flora, take cuttings and combine them into new and interesting plants which grow to full size in seconds. Not normally my jam, but this article is going up late because I decided to give it a quick try and lost most of an hour to my small virtual flowerbed. Take a peek at it in (gently swaying) motion below.


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