A downloadable game for Windows, macOS, and Linux

Your spaceship crashed on Earth during the Jurassic Era. You need the dinosaurs help to get your ship fixed. Use basic ship functions such as alert lights to interact with their emotions and return home.

This game was originally made for Ludum Dare #36 in 72 hours:

--- Credits ---

Pixeler: Brian Shepard - @starlightzone_
Sound Engineer: Stephen D. Gibson - @R9cast
Coffee Coder: Rafa Skoberg - @RafaSkoberg

--- Updates ---

August 30th, 2016:
  • Fixed a couple of game breaking bugs.
  • Fixed some serious performance issues.
September 15th, 2016:
  • Added new dinosaur types.
  • Added a new ship action.
  • Rebalanced the effect of ship actions.
  • Added an intro cutscene explaining the story.
  • Added an ending cutscene.
  • Added more music and sound effects.
  • Added beautiful visual effects.
  • Implemented day and night cycle.
  • Fixed many glitches with sounds and particles.
  • Greatly reduced the application size.
  • Other minor changes and fixes.

Install instructions

Download the appropriate file according to your operating system, decompress the zip and execute the main file (e.g. Curious Dinos.exe and Curious Dinos.app).

Use the mouse to play.


Curious Dinos - Windows (64 bits) 45 MB
Curious Dinos - macOS 47 MB
Curious Dinos - Linux 48 MB
CuriousDinos.jar (Requires Java installed) 24 MB


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It was a lot of fun figuring out what all the buttons did and I totally loved the dinosaurs and the animations of them! Thank you for making this game :)

Making this game was a real pleasure! I'm glad you enjoyed it and had fun interacting with their emotions! :)
Thank you for playing it! Great video too, especially the ending part haha