A downloadable game

Since the dawn of time, travelers build up cairns to mark their passage in the mountains. These piles of stones sometimes indicate places of remembrance. Some call them "men of stone"...

A Cairn Tale is a 3rd person mountaineering adventure game in which you explore monumental and dreamlike environments through the seasons.

Experience an unprecedented ascent!

You play as Kar, a bird burdened by a shell of stones. To get rid of it, you will have to reach the cairns that mark its way to the top of the Mountain. Discover its secrets through this metaphorical tale about resilience and the legacy we leave behind.

Open your way through the mountain!

Climb the mountain and open your own path with a permissive climbing system and a wide range of mountaineering-inspired tools: abseil rope, slackline, grappling hook and more.

Brave the storm!

Confront this chaotic and destructive entity who has deprived you of your wings.

It will come back to haunt you and prevent you from reaching the top of the Mountain.

Dive into a sensitive visual and sound universe

Explore monumental and dizzying landscapes, enhanced by a graphic style inspired by traditional drawing techniques. Your journey will be accompanied by an original soundtrack produced in close collaboration with our composer, which oscillates between epicness and melancholy.

A Cairn Tale is currently in development. 
You can find us on Twitter @a_cairn_tale for updates! 

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Spoiler : j'ai aimé <3 

Merci beaucoup ! :)


For me one of the best indie projects in the last time ! Good work !

- very good ambience and moving mechanic
- good balance of gameplay mechanic (not too easy / not too hard)
- great narrator voice and music

my suggestions:
- english subtitles - i dont't speak french ;)
- quick reset to checkpoint

Thank you for your feedback ! Stay tuned for the english translation and for the upcoming updates.

my pleasure :) greets


Hey this looks cool but I'll hold out for an English translation. I've followed you guys so just post if it happens!


Hello @electricshrock and thanks a lot for your interest ! We are working on an english translation. We will post it as soon as possible ! Stay tuned !


Thanks a lot Dev for this Awesome game....Gameplay and Graphics are really nice. 5/5


Thank you for your message and your video @Gamers nation !