A puzzle game where time moves when you do. Find your way up the twisting trails of the mountain!

Always free to play in the browser, here or on the PICO-8 BBS. If you are enjoying the game, I would appreciate your support with a download!


Plant, destroy, grow, and spread mushrooms to control trail doors. Discover the unique properties of each type as you progress.  


Use multi-purpose items to find a way forward. Use the shovel to clear a path, create fertile ground, defend yourself, and more. Push crates to make barriers, bridges, or a safe path through a patch of deadly, poison mushrooms.  

2 Paths, 2 Goals

Choose from 2 paths of unique levels with different goals. Fill all plots with common blue mushrooms on the blue path, or with deadly, poisonous red mushrooms on the red path.

Adventure Awaits

Both paths lead to the peak. Discover and solve new challenges until the very end!


The trails aren't easy, but you are empowered. Quickly undo any number of moves or deaths. You are not timed, or punished for mistakes. Reset or skip any puzzle from the menu. You can always backtrack and solve skipped levels. Freely switch between paths with your progress saved for both.


  • 3+ hours of handmade puzzles
  • 50+ levels spread between 2 paths
  • Adventure at the peak
  • Quality of life features such as undo, and skip puzzle
  • Original soundtrack


Game by John Saba | My Games | @sabajt

Thank you to all who play tested and gave feedback:

Allie Williams, Brandon Wheatley, Christopher Cotton, Cory Martin, Deas, @fsouchu, Hannah Pierry, Jacob Jarecki, Levy Nguyen, Mark Elders, Megan Brown, Shreesha Yelameli, Stephen Clark, Wolfgang Wozniak

Version History

  •  v1.1
    • fixed minor UI issue
  • v1.0
    • initial PICO-8 BBS release
PlatformsWindows, macOS, Linux, HTML5
Rated 4.8 out of 5 stars
(18 total ratings)
AuthorJohn Saba
Made withPICO-8
Tagschiptune, clever, mushroom, PICO-8, Pixel Art, Retro, Singleplayer, thinky, Turn-based
Average sessionA few minutes


Buy Now$3.00 USD or more

In order to download this game you must purchase it at or above the minimum price of $3 USD. You will get access to the following files:

mushroom_mountain_windows.zip 1,000 kB
mushroom_mountain_linux.zip 759 kB
mushroom_mountain_raspi.zip 2 MB


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Really fun. Great visuals and audio as well.

What a cozy little puzzler.  A lot of polish and rewarding puzzles.

Great ending! Found all shuttles, I think (Unless there's a super secret sixth one).

When are the walkthroughs a thing?

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