It’s 2156, and the world has been destroyed by both nuclear and bio-chemical means. Your story takes place in one of the few habitable places left in the world, the Grand Canyon. As a clone with an uncertain past, your job is survival in a world now built on destruction, betrayal and fragile factional alliances.
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Release Date: Oct 12, 2011

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December 1, 2014

Marketplace purchases during rollback & server downtime gifts.

This past week Fallen Earth has had some issues that affected server stability which ultimately resulted in additional downtime. These issues have been fixed and the team is actively monitoring the servers to make sure no additional problems arise. The Fallen Earth team apologizes for the inconvenience and to make up for the lost time we are sending you one week of Commander Premium and 2 GT Supply Boxes!

To get your Commander Premium just login to the Fallen Earth Marketplace and redeem code PassTheStuffing. You can also pick up your two GT Supply Boxes by going to the redeem code page, you will see the two codes there in your list of available promo codes.

Many that were opted out didn't receive the original email and had trouble redeeming the 2 GT boxes, this has now been corrected.

Also, any purchases from the Marketplace from 11/25/2014 12:25:00 AM - 11/26/2014 11:00:00 AM (during the rollback time) have been refunded and also were given the item they purchased for free. We apologize for the delay in getting this sorted out, however the holiday made things take longer than expected.

If you have a ticket into support about either of the above issues and it is now resolved, please reply to your current ticket and let us know so we can move through the influx of tickets quicker and get to those that are requiring other assistance.

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About This Game

It’s 2156, and the world has been destroyed by both nuclear and bio-chemical means. Your story takes place in one of the few habitable places left in the world, the Grand Canyon. As a clone with an uncertain past, your job is survival in a world now built on destruction, betrayal and fragile factional alliances.

Explore, harvest and stake your claim to over 1,000 square kilometers of harsh and mysterious terrain. The classless advancement and non-linear gameplay allows you to play the character you want. Join a random dynamic events to capture resources and invade towns, capture and hold a Progress Town, fight through instances, take part in the rich faction backstory, or make a living by selling what you scavenge and craft on the auction house. Fallen Earth gives you the freedom to do exactly as you want. The world may be a shadow of its former self, but there’s no limit to what’s possible for you to accomplish.

Key features:

  • Scavenge, harvest and craft just about anything you can think of. Over 95% of the in-game items are player crafted.
  • The hybrid real-time combat system gives you the perfect blend of first-person combat and role-playing
  • Pledge allegiance to one of six factions and take part in the rich backstory that defines the world of Fallen Earth
  • Completely classless, play the way you want to
  • Over 1,000 square kilometers to explore
  • Dynamically occurring events, including invasions and resource cache discoveries mean that there is always something happening

System Requirements

    Minimum:

    • OS: XP SP3, Vista SP1, Windows 7
    • Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo 1.8 GHz or Athlon 64X2 2.4 GHz
    • Memory: 2 GB for XP, 3 GB for Vista, 2 GB for Windows 7
    • Hard Disk Space: 10 GB
    • Video Card: nVidia GeForce 6600 or ATI Radeon X1300
    • DirectX®: 9.0c (XP), 10 (Vista)
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1,339 of 1,529 people (88%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
9.1 hrs on record
Posted: October 28, 2014
For those of you looking for a fallout-ish experience, you won’t find it here
For the very few people who actually read this review, I’m going to start off with everything bad that it does.
1) The community feels as dead as all the enemies I had to kill to complete one objective
2) The game does nothing new, it’s like having a kit named “build your own post apocalypse survival game” written in pen on a bit of tape, to which the tape is stuck on a pseudo G.E.C.K device.

The purpose of a game like this is to do what similar games of its genre did and build on those ideas and make them better. Not fabricate what already exists and slap a “done” sticker on the front.

3) There is very little explanation about how skills, items and game mechanics work, only basic key mapping like moving, turning and combat.
4) The story is fairly mild at best
5) Melee combat is dull
6) Quests have a tendency to “bug out” or have confusing objectives, one situation was where I needed to go to a point on the map, let an NPC follow me and walk back to the start point. Apart from I failed the quest somehow on the first try, the game never explained how or why.

When I went back there the NPC that was meant to follow me no longer appears, and as such I have no idea how to complete the quest.
Other situations like questing disappearing from my menu also happen frequently, meaning quests I was halfway through needed to be picked up again from a guy quite literally 3 miles away and completed in one go.

7) Menus are very clunky, from the start I was bombarded by a bunch of skills I didn’t know (and still don’t know) the effects or uses of.
8) The crafting system does nothing new
9) How skills work is never explained, you have to figure it out via tooltips.
10) For me this game took over 50 minutes to download, unpack and patch before I could play.
11) I have no idea how they got the screenshots on the store page, I push everything to max and it still looks like something a commodore 64 would play.

So what is good about it?
Well for a start it is actually very well made. The skills menu and the depth of control you have is refreshing. You don’t get your hand held and from the start you can wander in any direction you please.
Speaking of wandering, the map is a very good and from my current playtime I could guess that if you wanted to skirt the edge like a racetrack it would take you several hours to do so on horseback or via a vehicle, it has many interesting points and few “blank” spots. Yet the map still does not feel crowded...

If you are a nerd like me you will probably understand the skills system quickly, it’s very D&D style with character sheets and raising skills that all affect your other skills. The mechanics are probably what holds this game up.
Dialogue feels forced but it’s fairly frequent, not every line is voiced but there are greetings you get from time to time. What makes it better is the lack of hand holding and the freedom you are given.

I know I have scorned games that have committed fewer crimes than this one, but I honestly see it getting better later on. I’ll probably keep playing for another 30 hours, I doubt much more than that.
It’s kept me busy for almost 10 hours, it’s very consuming once you get immersed.

If I had to give a score it would probably be 6/10
It has lots of bad points but for me mechanics outweigh graphics, voice acting and story
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1,482 of 1,723 people (86%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
501.7 hrs on record
Posted: November 8, 2014
The game itself is pretty cool. Full of bugs though, lost items, constant connection issues, etc. However that said, The player base is abou 85% rude. The GM's are a joke, Don't help anyone with a damn thing. Rude, throw bans around like the drunk girl on prom night. Spend close to $50 within the first month and a half, banned after my premium ended. Contacted support to find out why I was "suspended" about 3-4 times. No response. Been 4 days. Overall. Their PR sucks, Their Staff Sucks, Their playerbase is full of trolls that suck the fun out of the game. 3/10
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1,608 of 2,042 people (79%) found this review helpful
4 people found this review funny
1.0 hrs on record
Posted: October 26, 2014
Would rather be in an actual apocolypse than play this game.
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1,132 of 1,462 people (77%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
2.3 hrs on record
Posted: October 27, 2014
Downloaded enormous game file. This took an entire day.

Created account.

Read EULA. Standard stuff.

Read SECOND EULA. Code of conduct and a few weird roleplay related rules. Mental note to stay away from those servers.

Downloaded five hundred updates. Another day is now nearly over.

Loading screen / ad.

Create character.

Loading screen / ad.

Finally get to make my first gameplay related keystrokes.

Game freezes after 4 seconds of play.

Wait.

Game resumes.

Punch small man.

Small man yells at me.

Game freezes.

Wait.

Game crashes.

Uninstall.

Moral: you get what you pay for.
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252 of 318 people (79%) found this review helpful
3 people found this review funny
5.1 hrs on record
Posted: November 14, 2014
Not worth the install in my opinion. When you look at this you think "COOL! AN MMORPG JUST LIKE FALLOUT!" What you get:
Hard to follow missions with rude players who are really into it just to troll the ***k out of you continuously until you either quit playing or get good enough to beat them to death in return.
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148 of 184 people (80%) found this review helpful
4 people found this review funny
452.3 hrs on record
Posted: January 11
Average day in Fallen Earth:

Chat: All
Welcome to Fallen Earth, blah, blah, blah…
You got new mail from Auction House.
You take 55000 chips from letter.
[Help] [N00bMaster]: how do I horse
[Help] [Nikita_Borodinov]: How to trade?
[Help] [PuzzyDestroyer95]: HELP I CANT LEAVE SPAWN!!!!
[Help] [CJ]: Guys, I found a car and I cant get in it. What am I doing wrong?
[Help] [Kiljojpfapgj]: SELLING CHEAP GOLDS, 200r – 7.50 USD!!!
[Region] [Pro Player3]: x cit
[Region] [Artoias]: x cit
[Region] [YourWorstNightmare]: x cit
[Region] [PuzzyDestroyer95]: What is “x cit”?
[Region] [PuzzyDestroyer95]: ???????
[Region] [PuzzyDestroyer95]: x cit

Chat: Clan
[Clan] Ms Galaxy has come online.
[Clan] Ms Galaxy has come offline.
[Clan] Ms Galaxy has come online.
[Clan] Ms Galaxy has come offline.
[Clan] Ms Galaxy has come online.
[Clan] Ms Galaxy has come offline.
[Clan] Ms Galaxy has come online.
[Clan] Ms Galaxy has come offline.
[Clan] Brelemorele has come online.
[Clan] [Brelemorele]: Hello, guys.
[Clan] Ms Galaxy has come online.
[Clan] Ms Galaxy has come offline.
[Clan] [Lukash Snow]: Hello, Brel. Wanna harvesting today?
[Clan] [Brelemorele]: Hello, Luk. Nah, I’m not here for long, got some business IRL.
[Clan] [Lukash Snow]: Okay then.
[Clan] Elie Yaffa has come online.
[Clan] [Brelemorele] brb
[Clan] Brelemorele has come offline.
[Clan] Ms Galaxy has come online.
[Clan] Ms Galaxy has come offline.
[Clan] Ms Galaxy has come online.
[Clan] Ms Galaxy has come offline.

Chat: Combat (PVP-zone)
You killed Rat.
<GAME> You can search this corpse.
You killed Rat.
<GAME> You can search this corpse.
You killed Rat.
<GAME> You can search this corpse.
[Local] [Lukash Snow]: Hello, you can stay here if you want, I’m not going to harm you.
[Local] [Nagibator23]: Okay
Nagibator23 deals over9000 damage to you.
You were killed by Nagibator23.

Disconnect?>Exit to desktop?>Yes

10/10, GOTY.
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163 of 226 people (72%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
556.5 hrs on record
Posted: November 23, 2014
Over all a pretty good game , but FE has it's share of issues as I'll discuss below.

Story: There isn't one. There is a bare bones backstory to the different factions, what they're about, and what they offer....but that's about it. There's also general story lines in each settlement along with a ton of sidequests, but they do little to establish any kind of narrative.

Gameplay: FE works like a 3rd person shooter combined with WoW. You have to aim your own weapons (more on this in the PVP section) and there are a number of abilities you can activate during combat to give yourself an edge. This part of the game is done pretty well, combat is intuitive and if you pay attention to the tutorial, fairly easy to pick up.

The crafting system in this game is fantastic, almost every material needed to craft everything you could ever want can be salvaged from the world, harvested at player created farms, collected by player made harvesters in PVP zones, or purchaced off the Auction House.

Graphics: This wasn't that big of a deal to me since I don't get hung up on graphics much, but this game was developed in 2009 and the graphics look pretty dated.

Player population: I don't get alot of the complaints about this as at no point were any of the sector hubs empty. As a crafter I had no trouble making money off the Auction House as there were plenty of buyers for most of my products (once I figured out how to price them properly). You probably won't be tripping over other players when you're out in the middle of nowhere on missions, but is that a bad thing?

F2p or pay to win? FE is good about this aspect as well. There is a cash shop where you can buy boosts to things like experience and faction point award rates; but there's no explicit thing you can buy in the cash store that will give you any advantage against an equally skilled and leveled player whom has never bought anything from the cash shop. The items you pay real money for are largely cosmetic or purely for convinence.

PVP: This is by far the most mixed aspect of Fallen Earth. FE does reward pvp kills against different factions with a pvp currency, but in a move I haven't seen in any other MMO (except EVE), FE adds a reason to fight in PVP zones other than pvp currency, Harvesters. Harvesters are player created structures that generate crafting resources that hard to impossible to find outside PVP zones, and as you can guess can only be placed in PVP zones. When all goes well PVP is fun & rewarding, regardless if your faction holds the conflict town at the end of the day.

So what's wrong you ask? First off you're not likely to get a real taste of PVP untill you're close to level cap, granted if you hang around the level 20-45 conflict towns you might bump into an enemy faction; but if you do it's likely to be a clan blob of 5-10 people leveling their alts & steamrolling anyone in their path. The reason the lower level zones are so empty? The level debuff, which cripples anyone above a given conflict town's level range. The idea isn't a bad one: to keep tweaked out lvl 55s from curb stomping fledgling pvp players. But instead of bringing them on the level of people supposed to be in that zone it effectively renders the higher level player helpless; as a result nobody goes near conflict zones if there's even a chance they'll get hit with the level debuff.

But the absolute worst part is the proliferation of hackers (aimbotters and the like) in pvp. G1 does a pretty inconsistent job of keeping hackers in check; every once in a while they do a purge of hackers and PVP becomes fun again, but they always seem to come back. 90% percent of the challenge in pvp is consistently hitting your opponent, preferably with headshots which do considerably more damage, getting good at hitting and avoiding being hit is the core of PVP. So you can see how the fun gets quickly sucked out of this critical part of the game when you have ENTIRE CLANS able to sweep whole PVP zones simply by activating a 3rd party hack and racking up 100% accuracy while their opponents have no recourse what so ever. The fact G1 has been unable or unwilling to find a long term solution to this problem is by far FE's biggest problem.

Summary: Fallen Earth is f2p game that isn't pay to win; that alone makes it worth a try. But digging deeper this game has plenty to offer in terms of PVE, crafting, and (if the hacker population is culled at the time) end game PVP. It's really up to what you value in an MMO if FE is worth your time; it certianly is for me despite it's faults.
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91 of 121 people (75%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
1,783.4 hrs on record
Posted: November 25, 2014
You may have heard this game is buggy. That is an understatment. You may have heard this game is full of chat and PvP trolls. Well I am not going to argue against that. The things is I would not normally tolerate that from a game. It is unacceptable.
The game however is in a league of its own. I cannot take my business elsewhere. There is no Elsewhere. Fallen Earth is an MMORPG that does not always look the prettiest but actually provides you with a massive world where there is a point to going off exploring. Resources are everywhere. Everything is needed in someway and almost everything has to be crafted by players.
Character development is very customizable both in terms of appearance and performance. All clones are created equal but some are developed poorly. It is an easy system to learn, but much tweaking availiable when mastered.
Fallen Earth really is the MMO you can play your way. Every clone can find a niche. Fallen Earth is not at all P2W, with the only advantages being convenience and cosmetics for cashers. Even a subscription can be bought with in game currency.
The community has many helpful players and questions are answered quickly via the help channel. If you start playing use the help channel. The game is quite simple to learn but not very well explained by the game itself. Stick with it. Each in-game sector brings fun and different game mechanics. Do not be in a hurry in this game. Speed levelling when you don't know much is a very bad idea.
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43 of 50 people (86%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
5,642.6 hrs on record
Posted: November 24, 2014
I'm a veteran on this game so i came here to tell the new players the real face of Fallen Earth. At the start you might have some problems with the player community, trolls are all over the help channel and thats a problem that the GM's are always trying to prevent without much success. As you level up you start to make friends and enemies, specially when you join a faction, leveling up is the best part of the game and the world is huge, there are many ways to level up, you just have to choose the one you like. The real problem of the game are the community and the administration, about the community most of the players are rude and trolls, that's a fact, about the administration, some of the gm's are extremely rude and not polite, and the game doesn't seem to have a anticheat engine, i was banned once just because i was part of a clan that had 1400 players and 1 or 2 were cheating, they did like "idk who is cheating so lets ban everyone". My account was unlocked because i never PvP and the cheaters were the PvP'ers, so joining a clan is not worthy and you are better alone. The old players are quitting or getting banned and the new players quit because of the trolls and lack of assistance, the game is dying very fast, but i still recommend this game for the good years that i spent there, i just wanted to prepare new players for what's coming for them :D
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61 of 85 people (72%) found this review helpful
4 people found this review funny
154.4 hrs on record
Posted: November 24, 2014
Crafted ammo and I earned a horse
10/10 would craft again
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70 of 102 people (69%) found this review helpful
5.3 hrs on record
Posted: October 30, 2014
The story honestly bores me, so I decided lets do what I do in fallout, and explore, no, just no, desert, desert, desert, cactus, big scorpion you insta-kill, three hours later, and what am I looking at? More desert and killing a insta-dead scorpion, but in the distance I see a bandit, and next to him is a scorpion, apparently they're bros...
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32 of 40 people (80%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
3.5 hrs on record
Posted: February 22
The uninstall button worked. Nothing else.
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130 of 211 people (62%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
13.0 hrs on record
Posted: November 2, 2014
The updater is beyond broken so good luck even trying to update. or even play.
This should be removed from steam since it's dead and broken beyond repair.
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273 of 460 people (59%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
10.1 hrs on record
Posted: November 8, 2014
waiting simulater 2015. still havent played it. 11/10
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73 of 115 people (63%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
2.0 hrs on record
Posted: October 29, 2014
All this game has going for it is its setting. Everything else is quite barebones. The survivor settlements aren't interesting, the combat engine is boring mmo combat that tries to hide in FPS combat's trousers, the missions are mostly fetch quests and now it also has a bunch of free to play micro-transactions that really don't make it any better. I was really excited for this when it got announced, I wanted a true post-apocalyptic MMO, sadly, this is just not it.
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64 of 102 people (63%) found this review helpful
2.2 hrs on record
Posted: November 11, 2014
In my opinion this game is not worth anyone's time, and here is why:
1. Launcher downloads and installs 200Mb worth of updates for ages.
2. A lot of EULAs which activate every time I launch the game.
3. ♥♥♥♥ graphics and animations. I know the game is old, but for ♥♥♥♥s sake refresh it from time to time. If modders can do it, so can you.
4. Character customization unacceptable. Not enough options to choose from, and existing ones are fugly.
5. Controls are ♥♥♥♥. Movement is jerky, its god damn hard to access stuff around you. there are two screen modes where one is basically there for no reason. Everything could be and was intergrated into a single mode and nobody should have to ♥♥♥♥ing switch it. UI layouts are kind of neat, but god damn hard to access with those camera and mouse modes. Designer should quit alcohol.
6. Can't block in melee, gun recoil is ♥♥♥♥, shooting sounds and effects are ♥♥♥♥.
7. Right after the tutorial game glitched and caused me to fall perpetually. Had to close it by ending Processes in Task Manager.

2/10
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16 of 20 people (80%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
0.4 hrs on record
Posted: January 23
Most fun i had was uninstalling :D
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13 of 17 people (76%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
361.8 hrs on record
Posted: November 25, 2014
Fallen Earth isn't the most polished game out there, but hey, it's free, so what do you expect? Okay, so the interface and AI are pretty clunky and without buying premium you're limited to certain items, levels, etc...

Despite these cons, Fallen Earth is surprisingly fun and immersive. The ability to do basically whatever you want, be it quest, scavenge, grind, or fight other players in PvP, is what makes Fallen Earth so addicting. No matter your level there is always something to do or something new to discover. Heck, even though I have 150+ hours into this game I'm still questing in the first sector and I'm barely past Level 19. This shows how much there is to do.

Overall, I would recommend this game to someone who is patient enough to get used to the clunky UI and look past the cons of this game. It's not your typical plug-n-play shooter types, and that's what I love about this game. Plus, it's free, and for $0.00 this is one hell of an escape.

9/10, -1 for cons mentioned above
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539 of 999 people (54%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
0.6 hrs on record
Posted: November 8, 2014
I know 99.9 percent won't read this but i am a 5 year old and I play minecraft I wank furiously and snort massive amounts of cocaine when I'm home alone 


Steam user "TheFancySauce" pointed out to me that I neglected to mention Bono.

10:30 pm – Bono doesn't like to close his own eyes so he hired two former blood diamond miners to rest their hands over his open eyes until he falls asleep. He weeps the entire time.
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13 of 18 people (72%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
13.7 hrs on record
Posted: December 31, 2014
Fallen earth really was a surprise for me. Ive been playing for around a year now on the standard client and I can't say enough about this game. Switching over to steam client version was perfect for sharing moments with friends. I am really having a blast playing it right now. Steep learning curve keeps a lot of the 'usual' mmo crowd out. This I like! Huge open sandbox world. Think I read over 5,500 quests and 11,000 square miles of area? MASSIVE!

The game has some amazing developers under its wing too. They are trying to improve the game daily with small updates, bug fixes and is one of the minor few games which takes community thoughts and feelings into persepctive.

Great community and if you get stuck or need a friend to help there are help chats, auctions, private chats & town chats (In-game!)

Class-less characters to play as you wish and 6 factions and the factions are not all against each other but have their enemies, arch enemy, and allies among those 6. The character design feature is superb also! Very open and user friendly.

The graphics and model designs are not the best in quality terms but its not about the graphics on Fallen earth. The quests and community is the main focus in my opnion; which is great! Got a nice mix of PvE and PvP. PvP in certain areas as well as conflict towns in the higher zones.

Concluding, Fallen Earth is a great game if you have a varied lifestyle with a couple of hours every week to login and play. System specs are a little high but this keeps the younger generations away, A more adult style game.

Worth a try! (4 Stars)
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