A downloadable game for Windows

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Inspired by virtual pets from the 90s!

Tiny Dino is a virtual pet game made with retro style visuals in an effort to capture the classic, old school GameBoy vibe!

Gameplay for casual and invested players!

Tiny Dino is designed with different play styles in mind!
Play casually and just relax with your little dino friend. chat with other players in the park and play some games in the arcade!
Or play with long term goals in mind. Raise the dino and get it to lay eggs to hatch or put up in the adoption center!

Your dino has needs that you must fulfill!

Your dino will get hungry, tired and even sick! So be sure to keep track of what's going on or your might end up with an unhappy dino, or even worse, a dead dino!

Customize your dino and its environment!

With over 300 items to customize your dino and it's environment, you can give your dino a style of its own!

A true 8bit soundtrack made to the limits of old school hardware!

Tiny Dino is currently in Beta and some features may not be implemented yet.
Keep an eye out for updates.


Buy Now$5.00 USD or more

In order to download this game you must purchase it at or above the minimum price of $5 USD. You will get access to the following files:

Tiny Dino(PUBLIC BETA).zip 13 MB
Tiny Dino (OST).zip 13 MB
if you pay $8 USD or more

Development log


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Hi! I bought the beta version of your game yesterday and omg, it's so cute! That's everything I have ever wanted for a pc buddy! But I wanted to address that I can't seem to be able to feed my dino. I know its only a beta, but is the feeding option supposed to not be working? Thanks in advance! <3 I can't wait for the finished version!!

Hello! Thank you so much for your purchase!

Most features in the that beta version are very buggy and don't quite work very well. Tiny Dino was my first big project and I wasn't as experienced as I am now when I released that version. I have been working on rebuilding the game from the ground up to fix most of the problems with the old build and get it ready for a brand new Beta build by the end of May.

The feeding not working is actually something I had not encountered before, but hopefully will not show up in the next build.

I'm so glad you are enjoying it so far and hope you'll enjoy the next build just as much if not more!


OMG Thank you so much for answering!! I was afraid it was too late lol Your TinyDino pet is literally my favorite one from all the ones I've tried (I've tried a lot, but none actually made me actually happy). I'm so fricking glad you still working on it! I can't wait to see how it's going to look like! And, a question, if you don't mind sharing, since your are going to rebuild it, the price for the game is gonna be the same as the old one? Just wondering!

I'm so glad to hear that! I originally started developing Tiny Dino because I couldn't find a virtual pet that I enjoyed. So I chose to make it myself!

The price won't be changing. Once the game is close enough to completion I'll be releasing it on steam, which will allow me the ability to localize the price for different regions. I want to make sure my games can reach as large an audience as possible, so keeping the price affordable is one of my top goals.

Although, I will probably be putting Tiny Dino on sale for a short time when the new version releases. So keep an eye out for that one. 


Hi! I was wondering hows the progress in remaking the game doing! I'm still very eager to play!

Progress isn't as fast as I'd like, but I'm still on track to release a stable equivalent to the currently available build. I'll be making a dev log on the 1st which will cover everything.

What game engine did you use to make this?

This is using GameMaker Studio 1.x


Will this come to Linux?


Yes. Once enough of the game is complete, versions for Linux, Mac, Android and iOS will be available.




Awesome game!