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Bug & Seek

a cozy bug-catching simulator


Grab Your 8-Bit Bug Net

Catch up to 220 true-to-life bugs in this cozy, bug-catching sim/creature collector! You’ve just bought the local Insectarium, abandoned after a bug robbery that left the town in shambles. Now it’s up to you to catch and collect bugs, fill orders, explore the town, talk with locals, and customize and expand the Insectarium...and solve the mystery of the Great Bug Heist!


You've just sunk your life savings into buying an abandoned Insectarium (bug museum)! Once the lifeblood of the town and its economy, someone stole all the bugs in the dead of night. Now its up to you to catch and sell bugs to fulfill requests from collectors, neighboring towns, schools, and universities, all while building your personal collection. Grow your skills and expertise, and upgrade your equipment. Meet the locals and complete quests to earn special items and discover what happened in the weeks leading up to the Great Bug Heist...before it can happen again.

  • Catch Bugs - With over 175 different bugs, ranging from common insects to some of the most rare and valuable insects in the world, the possibilities for your Insectarium are endless. And every bug comes with a humorous tagline and true, informative short description. You'll never look at real insects the same way again!

  • Customize and Expand Your Insectarium - Customize everything, from what tanks you use to what flooring, decorations, and wallpaper you have in your Insectarium. Upgrade your bug-catching equipment and your wardrobe. Build new wings to the Insectarium to create the best Insectarium the town has ever known. And of course, fill it with bugs!

  • Explore The World - From its forests to its wetlands, beaches, and the local university, explore the cozy world of Buggburg.

  • Talk with the Locals - From the mayor to the herb farmer, meet the 20+ locals of the town and perform missions for them to earn special gear and items, secrets and gossip, and maybe even haikus.  

  • Solve the Mystery - One year ago someone broke into the Insectarium in the middle of the night and stole all of the bugs in an incident known as the Great Bug Heist. The Insectarium was shut down and a vital piece of the Buggburg economy ground to a halt. As the new owner of the Insectarium, see if you can piece together what really happened as you solve the mystery and unmask the guilty party!

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