Planet Explorers is an open world sandbox adventure RPG game set on a distant planet. The game uses a new OpenCL calculated voxel system to allow players to change the terrain in any way, create new objects such as weapons, vehicles, objects, and do it anywhere.
User reviews:
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Mixed (60 reviews) - 63% of the 60 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
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Mostly Positive (3,837 reviews) - 71% of the 3,837 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: Nov 8, 2016

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March 23

Notice for Official Server Restarting and Resetting

We have been resetting and restarting our official servers without much notice before, and we're very sorry for that. From now on, we plan to regularly restart and reset the official servers from March 31st to make sure they run smoothly, and new players can play from the very beginning of the story.

Reset time: every Thursday morning around 5:00 eastern time

Restart time: the first Thursday of each month around 5:00 eastern time

Please save your buildings and creations in advance so it won't affect your fun in the game. :D

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March 17

V1.0.7.1 Small Patch on Steam

This is a small patch v1.0.7.1. We've added several practical functions and fixed some bugs.

Changelist:

Fixed displaying error in Chen's conversation script
Fixed the bug after fast travel while riding an animal
Fixed no gunshot sound effect while using ISO gun
Fixed save and load bug after riding animals at night
Fixed players able to ride the monsters in tower defense quest
Fixed the bug the dismissed followers will revive players
Fixed the monster biscuit quest incorrect display on map
Adjusted the riding position on ursus bear and lupus wolf
Adjusted the drop rate of the poisonous blood
Fixed crash while using ISO axe in tutorial
Added All Scripts Available for single player adventure in starting options
Added new scripts into All Scripts Available list.
Added monster idle time after canceling riding so that it doesn't attack the player right away

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About This Game

In Planet Explorers, it is the year 2287, one of the first colony ships sent out by Earth arrives at the planet Maria, in the Epsilon Indi Star System. During its landing sequence, something appears in front of the massive ship that causes it to lose control and crash into the planet. Some of the colonists survive in lifeboats, but what they find is an unforgiving land filled with creatures ready to outlast the visitors from Earth. Now the survivors must explorer, gather, build, create, fight, and ultimately, build a new home.

Game Modes


Planet Explorers features single and multiplayer modes.

In single player there are 3 distinct selections

  • Story Mode – Story mode is the main meat and bones of the game, it is the action-adventure-rpg-somewhat-4X segment, offering npcs, missions, colony building, farming, training, diplomacy, and of course, a storyline that you can follow or ignore. This story features a 17X8km world map with many unique character, landscapes, biomes, locations, and over 140 types of potential enemies. Even though we’ve made it seem like a very action oriented game in the trailers, in reality, players can choose to not fight so much as to just plant a farm, make some food, keep the colonists alive, negotiate with the sentient aliens, and defend the perimeter from the local life forms. That can still eventually arrive at the ending. And yes, there is an ending. Story mode also features coop with other players.

  • Adventure Mode – This mode is based on a procedural map generated from a seed. It comes in a 40X40 kilometer map. Players will be able to complete random missions, defeat bosses, dive through dungeons, and explore different landscapes. This mode also features survival and versus.

  • Build Mode – In this mode, there are no enemies and an infinite amount of building material. It also currently comes in a 40X40km map. Players will be able to build whatever they want in this mode, including everything in the Creations Editor. Think of this as the perfect testing ground to test everything you build. Or…it’s your place to build your garden without ever worrying about the pesky aliens.

Multiplayer allows Local Area Network and player hosted servers. We also have many official servers in the lobby.

  • Coop – Coop comes in many selections, such as adventure mode, story mode, build mode, etc. This is pretty much an open world sandbox.

  • Versus – This mode allows teams of up to 16 players to battle against 16 players from another team. We allow full terrain manipulation in this mode. It's a point based system where one team wins if they reach a certain point level based on kills, built objects, resources mined, etc.

Game Features


Current

  • 30+ hours of storyline
  • Coop storyline
  • 140+ types of enemies
  • 40+ unique mainline NPCs
  • Able to dig
  • Able to build
  • Able to plant farm
  • Able to build colony
  • Able to have followers
  • Creation Editor to create vehicles, weapons, objects, vtols, boats, armor, and more
  • Day/night cycle with realistic moon cycles
  • Weather system
  • 15+ types of mineral types
  • 200+ unique items
  • Resource scanner
  • Realtime AI pathfinding
  • Multiplayer COOP
  • Multiplayer VS
  • Realtime water physics
  • Multiple boss types
  • Story Editor
  • AI robot follower
  • Negotiation with aliens
  • War with aliens

System Requirements

Windows
Mac OS X
SteamOS + Linux
    Minimum:
    • OS: Win 7 64bit
    • Processor: i3+
    • Memory: 6 GB RAM
    • Graphics: GTX 460+ HD 5770+
    • DirectX: Version 10
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 6 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: Must have OpenCL compatible CPU or GPU (DX10.1) 32bit can run, but will experience some memory crashes on higher qualities
    Recommended:
    • OS: Win 7 + 64bit
    • Processor: i5+
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: GTX 760+ HD7000+
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 8 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: Must have OpenCL compatible CPU or GPU (DX10.1)
    Minimum:
    • OS: OSX 10.7
    • Processor: i3+
    • Memory: 6 GB RAM
    • Graphics: GTX 460+ HD 5770+
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 6 GB available space
    Recommended:
    • OS: OSX 10.7+
    • Processor: i5+
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: GTX 760+ HD7000+
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 8 GB available space
    Minimum:
    • OS: Linux Kernal 3.2
    • Processor: i3+
    • Memory: 6 GB RAM
    • Graphics: GTX 460+ HD 5770+
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 6 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: Must have OpenCL compatible CPU or GPU (DX10.1)
    Recommended:
    • OS: Linux Kernal 3.2+
    • Processor: i5+
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: GTX 760+ HD7000+
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 8 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: Must have OpenCL compatible CPU or GPU (DX10.1)
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