"Long ago a computer scientist called Dr Sepulveda created a beautiful digital world existing entirely within a computer network of his own invention. This world was called Darwinia and it was inhabited by a peaceful, law-abiding digital life-form called the Darwinians.
User reviews: Very Positive (178 reviews)
Release Date: Sep 19, 2008
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"Long ago a computer scientist called Dr Sepulveda created a beautiful digital world existing entirely within a computer network of his own invention. This world was called Darwinia and it was inhabited by a peaceful, law-abiding digital life-form called the Darwinians.

As the years wore on however the Darwinians became ever more aggressive and autonomous. They divided into factions, squabbling over Darwinia's limited natural resources. Tribes began to roam the fractal voids hell bent on each others destruction, drunk on power and unswerving in the pursuit of world supremacy.

Far and wide, they became known as the Multiwinians..."

Welcome to Multiwinia: Survival of the Flattest — the ultimate retro-arcade multiplayer experience! Choose from a selection of six spectacular action-packed game modes, set in one of the most beautiful game environs you will ever set eyes on.

Challenge your opponent to a game of stick-man slaughter, and watch digital-war unfold, as your Multiwinian army struggles to complete a chosen task faster and better than your rival's. It's fast, it's furious, and only the flattest will survive!

System Requirements

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    • Supported OS: Windows XP or Vista
    • Processor: 2.0 GHz CPU
    • Memory: 512 MB RAM
    • Graphics: GeForce 6200 or RADEON 9600 series
    • Hard Drive: 64 MB free space
    • OS: OS X version Leopard 10.5.8, Snow Leopard 10.6.3, or later.
    • Processor: Intel Core Duo 1.66GHz+
    • Memory: 1GB of RAM
    • Graphics: 64MB of video memory
    • Hard Drive: 64 MB
    • Processor: 2 Ghz
    • Memory: 1Gb
    • Graphics: 64Mb of memory
    • Hard Drive: 70Mb
Helpful customer reviews
1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
18.0 hrs on record
Posted: October 12
A great casual RTS! Really fun in short bursts!
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1.9 hrs on record
Posted: October 5
I love this game, Its extreemly entertaining and i would definatly recommend it
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8 of 8 people (100%) found this review helpful
63.5 hrs on record
Posted: July 11
For what it is, I got a fair amount of play out of Multiwinia but it certainly isn't anything spectacular. Actually, it's about as simplified as an RTS game can possibly get. There is only one type of unit, and the only real control you have is to give a vague direction to them. Occassionally you'll use an item or pull off a clever pincer attack, but Multiwinia is very simplistic.

Despite being simplistic, or perhaps because of it, a large chunk of the gameplay is a grind. Send your 100 units to kill the enemy's 100 units and try to stop them from spawning more, so you can send in more and take a base that they can no longer defend. Of course, you'll be sending these units in waves, usually immediately after they spawn. As far as gameplay goes, there really isn't a lot there: you'll end up automating most of your units' movements.

There are a few different game modes but only a few of them really work well. King of the hill and generic base capturing are fine. There's a mode that involves capturing bases to fuel a rocket as well, but it's similar to the general base capturing mode. Another mode features capturing statues and returning them to your base (permanently) and while different enough, doesn't really get away from the base/king of the hill modes much. The last type I wouldn't recommend to anyone. It involves capturing a heavily fortified position. One army gets very frequent respawns while the other doesnt, but as there is little to no strategy in this game, it's very painful to play. The attacking team either sits and hordes units, or sends them in as he gets them. Either way, they almost all die for little to no progress against the defender.

There's online vs and it works well enough, but like I've said, the lack of any unique units or strategy really bogs this game down to a grind and you probably won't have a lot of fun with your friends. It's good for a game or two but after that you'll probably want to move on.

On the plus side, the AI is competent enough that playing against it isn't boring, especially if there are several enemy teams. Watching enemy teams duke it out is quite entertaining.

Oh, some really cool/scary things can happen if the aliens or darkwinians get out of control. ♥♥♥♥ those aliens man, they are god damned ridiculous.

Final note? The way items are distributed is pretty biased. I do like the idea that if you want the items then you have to send units to go collect them because you have to decide whether or not the reward is worth the risk of leaving an area unguarded or unharassed (pro tip: it usually is).

I liked it but I think I'm also in a very small minority of people that would. It's just so basic.
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4 of 4 people (100%) found this review helpful
5.7 hrs on record
Posted: July 16
This was an okay game for a few hours. The image of your multwinians carrying a huge statue will stay with you for a long time but I got bored with the whole scene after a few short hours and was glad that I had purchased the game heavily discounted.

A good purchase if you can get it cheap but don't expect the charm to last long.
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
15.5 hrs on record
Posted: September 25
MAKE IT FREE
IZ DEAD RIGHT NOW BUT SO GOOD
WAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA
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3 of 4 people (75%) found this review helpful
5.8 hrs on record
Posted: August 7
The best strategy game I played so far, It weighs very little and has a very good playability. Recommended for players who have open mind and intelligence
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
0.8 hrs on record
Posted: September 25
shockingly unique and enjoyable RTS
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
9.4 hrs on record
Posted: August 29
This game is just amazing! Whe you have friends to play with it makes the game 10x better, I use to play this game with firends all the time, we would have huge battles BOMBS, EXPLOSIONS, KILLING!!! We always made alliances with each other and fight to the near death. This game may look simply and not much fun but beleive me I put 15 hours in the demo just the demo! than 8 hours in the full game. I would recoomend you guys to pick this game up with your friends so you will have way more fun. this game for me is 10/10 well see ya later I'm going to go play this game XD


- Shawn Spencer.
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2 of 3 people (67%) found this review helpful
5.8 hrs on record
Posted: June 20
This is actually a incredibly fun game.
Requires multiplayer though.
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1 of 2 people (50%) found this review helpful
3.9 hrs on record
Posted: May 20
Fun game. Definately worth getting. I bought it as part of the Prison Architect complete pack, decided to try it and got a very nice surprise. The trailers and pictures make it look quite boring and complicated, but its really simple and a lot of fun.
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1 of 3 people (33%) found this review helpful
0.6 hrs on record
Posted: July 25
Im sure its a good game but i just bought it and as soon as i play , it it launches in a poor aspect ratio of which i can't change. I go onto settings but upon clicking the corrcet ratio i cant comfirm it as my mouse can not click the accept button. After going onto properties to try changing the start up it still does not work, i redownload it and go onto the preferences in an attempt to completly change the games resloution but still does not work if i could get some help that would be great :) P.S reply please developers.
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2 of 16 people (13%) found this review helpful
0.3 hrs on record
Posted: May 21
never played it
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10.1 hrs on record
Posted: June 21
Multiplayer darwinia. This game is interesting in that eliminated players still play a small role after they're dead.

I know this because I suck at the game.
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2.5 hrs on record
Posted: July 10
No one really plays this anymore.
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14.3 hrs on record
Posted: May 7
This game is fun as hell. Blitzkrieg could use some balancing though but its still fun. Especially with more people.
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0.1 hrs on record
Posted: June 2
Great game, overall fun and I personally enjoyed it.
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0.7 hrs on record
Posted: September 26
Really fun once you give it a second try.
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20.7 hrs on record
Posted: September 26
One of the best RTS games I've ever played, and I've played a lot.
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0.7 hrs on record
Posted: September 27
Great game but no campaign, eh?
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10.1 hrs on record
Posted: June 7
grapics r nice its complete carnage buy it
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