A downloadable game for Windows and macOS

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or: the BOOT-SHINER'S TALE, being a Narrative of one Creature's INNER JOURNEY to the very Precipice of Spiritual Vision, through the Lense of Cobblecraft, and some sundry other Silly Things that happened

Features of Play:

  • Many Puzzles, Mysteries, and Quests
  • Persons to encounter in frank Exchange of Ideas
  • There is Jumping
  • A vast Haberdashery (20+ Hats) from which to choose Suitable Adornment
  • The heart-pounding Purchase of Goods
  • Diurnal and Nocturnal Environs both
  • Up to a few Hours' Divertment, as may best suit your Pleasure

Supported Means of Control:

  • Arrow keys + Z / X / C
  • WASD + J / K / L
  • Or Even A Gamepad If Ye Possess One


  • Art, programming, and sound design by Harrison Lemke
  • Music by Dragon Warrior (Harrison Lemke, Jared Evans) with guest appearances by Jay Tholen and Maddy Webbon
  • Additional sound effects by Troy Andrews 
  • Fonts from fontenddev.com
Updated 22 days ago
PlatformsWindows, macOS
Release date 69 days ago
Rated 4.8 out of 5 stars
(6 total ratings)
AuthorDiscount Realms
GenreAdventure, Puzzle, Role Playing
Made withGameMaker: Studio
TagsExploration, Funny
Average sessionAbout a half-hour
InputsKeyboard, Gamepad (any), Playstation controller
AccessibilityColor-blind friendly, Subtitles
LinksSteam, Twitter, Steam, Soundtrack


Buy Now$10.00 USD or more

In order to download this game you must purchase it at or above the minimum price of $10 USD. You will get access to the following files:

boots_win.zip 64 MB
boots_mac.dmg 68 MB

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A charming game with good music and more depth than you might think.




cool boots

I like this game. I like the boots. I like the boots in this game in the game with the boots.


that's the spirit!

thank you i appreciate your spirited recognition of my spirit