Experience the wild as a mother badger sheltering her cubs from harm. On their journey they get stalked by a bird of prey, encounter perils of the night, river rapids crossings, big forest fires and the looming threat of death by starvation. Food is to be found, but is there enough for everyone?
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"Experience the wild as a mother badger sheltering her cubs from harm. Not for everyone, but certainly unique and touching. Best of Indies 2013."
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Then you will get additional 20% discount on Shelter 2 during pre-purchase,
if you already own Shelter. To a total of 30%.

In-game content
and the fantastic soundtrack made by our friends Retro Family

/Team Might and Delight

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25 กุมภาพันธ์

Shelter 2 pre-purchase is here

Hello every kind friend out there!

After a long and exciting day we now proudly present you the Shelter 2 pre-purchase deal!

10% pre-purchase discount
20% loyalty discount (owner of Shelter 1 on Steam)
In-game content

Lots of love!
/Team Might and Delight

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“Rarely has a game articulated loss in such clear and urgent terms”
8/10 – Eurogamer

“...Shelter reminds us just how precious life is, and how apathetic the laws of nature are to our pleas for mercy”
7/10 – Gamespot

“Damn it feels good to be a badger.”
Rock, Paper, Shotgun

Steam Greenlight


Experience the wild as a mother badger sheltering her cubs from harm. On their journey they get stalked by a bird of prey, encounter perils of the night, river rapids crossings, big forest fires and the looming threat of death by starvation.

Food is to be found, but is there enough for everyone? You will learn that the cubs need food not just to survive, but to enable them overcome the varying challenges they will face as they make their way through the world.

Are you ready for a truly different adventure, something that might evoke feelings you've never felt in a game before? In the wild, all living creatures are put to the test. The question in the end is who will survive to live another day?

Retro Family have once again composed a beautiful soundtrack to an original and graphically innovative setting in a world of nature where shelter is your only hope and survival your only goal.

Check out Shelter 2 at:


Mac OS X
    • OS: Windows XP SP2
    • Processor: 2.6 GHz single core
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: DirectX 9.0 compatibility
    • DirectX: Version 9.0
    • Hard Drive: 2 GB available space
    • OS: Windows 7
    • Processor: 3.0 GHz dual core
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: GeForce 8 series, ATI Radeon HD2xxx
    • DirectX: Version 10
    • Hard Drive: 2 GB available space
    • OS: OS X version Leopard 10.5.8, Snow Leopard 10.6.3, or later.
    • Processor: 2.6 GHz single core
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: OpenGL 2.0 compatible video card with 256 MB shared or dedicated RAM (ATI or NVIDIA)
    • Hard Drive: 2 GB available space
122 จาก 124 คน (98%) เห็นว่าบทวิจารณ์นี้มีประโยชน์
1.1 ชม. ในบันทึก
โพสต์: 3 พฤศจิกายน 2014
Rating 7.5/10
Overview: Adventure

+ The gameplay has you controlling a mother badger with her 5 babies following. You have to find/hunt for food to feed your babies as well as traverse the dangerous environments as you avoid harm.

+ Really loved the art style, it has a minimalistic quality to it yet feels very unique it its own way

+ The game takes place over a series of different environments each area getting progressively more dangerous and more unique. It is always an interesting experience when you reach a new area.

+Losing a baby feels sad and yet you have no choice to move along reminding you the harsh realities of nature. Very few games invoke that sense of feeling yet this game does it in such an easy way.

+ Good sense of pacing,

+No HUD, allowing for a more immersive experience

+ Free DLC to extend the games very short length

The Bad

-game doesn't do the best of jobs explaining certain gameplay elements often leaving you confused in certain areas.

-The game is very short. It will take roughly 1 hour to beat, there is however a dlc that changes up the gameplay a bit to keep you interested in a few more hours if you like.


This game is a perfect example of an indie game done right. You don't need super realistic graphics to make the game standout. The developers combined an interesting concept with a unique art style and made a game that I was engaged with throughout the end. Losing a baby is sad because you legitimately feel like you failed as your duty as a parent. This game pleasantly surprised me.
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172 จาก 204 คน (84%) เห็นว่าบทวิจารณ์นี้มีประโยชน์
1 คน เห็นว่าบทวิจารณ์นี้ชวนขำขัน
1.6 ชม. ในบันทึก
โพสต์: 28 พฤศจิกายน 2014
4 pups got washed away in the river lost my will to live. 9/10
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53 จาก 56 คน (95%) เห็นว่าบทวิจารณ์นี้มีประโยชน์
2 คน เห็นว่าบทวิจารณ์นี้ชวนขำขัน
1.6 ชม. ในบันทึก
โพสต์: 19 พฤศจิกายน 2014
Not sure if the fact that I'm liking games like this because I'm getting older, or because I've become jaded toward the "Triple-A" games, but the fact is this is a game worth picking up and playing.
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38 จาก 41 คน (93%) เห็นว่าบทวิจารณ์นี้มีประโยชน์
1 คน เห็นว่าบทวิจารณ์นี้ชวนขำขัน
15.1 ชม. ในบันทึก
โพสต์: 2 พฤศจิกายน 2014
There are few games that are unique and fun to play. Shelter is both...trying to keep your babies alive is not something that is easy. There are times when this game is frustrating...but it has enough rewards that it will keep you going...because if you give up your babies will die ;). This is becoming a favorite with my girls and their friends...It will bring a smile to your face when you hear them scream...because some wild animal got one of the babies...Not because your sadistic...but because you know they are really getting into the game and enjoying it. My girls after playing have to tell me how they lost a cub...or how they got by so and so...You and your family will enjoy this game...It truly is a family game...all ages can enjoy this game...
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71 จาก 105 คน (68%) เห็นว่าบทวิจารณ์นี้มีประโยชน์
1 คน เห็นว่าบทวิจารณ์นี้ชวนขำขัน
1.5 ชม. ในบันทึก
โพสต์: 9 พฤศจิกายน 2014
Shelter is a survival game.


You play as the protagonist, Badger Pistorius. This game is set 3 months after the tragic death of your wife, she died after a farmer shot her when she was going to the bathroom. After she died you were left alone to fend for your 5 darling kids. Stripe, Stripe is the athletic type, he's good at football and likes to take the mess out of his little brothers, especially the ginger one but we'll get to him. Then we have Oscar Jr, he has no legs but luckily since his dad is loaded after winning badger olympics 2012 he has spring legs that let him get about. The third child is Jacob, this is the only child of Pistorius' that is adopted, he's actually a rare breed of endagered chinese badger. The fourth child to the couple is David Tones (the ginger mentioned earlier) Tonesy isnt very good at much and always gets bullied by his siblings especially stripes, tones has dreams of joining the badger battalion and serving under super blue badger but sadly for him this would never happen. Last but not least we have Shelby, Shelby is the 5th born of the brothers so her always gets in frays, his favourite pass time is mischief, he doesnt listen to his dad, the young whipper snapper doesnt know his dads advice could someday help him.

The games opens and you're in some kind of cave with your 5 kids, however for some reason tonesy is laid in a ginger heap on the floor starving to death, I walked into the next room and luckily their was what can only be described as a dead child in a green t-shirt on the floor, I got the child and gave it to tonesy thinking it would finish him for good and I would have one less mouth to feed, but the dead kid brought him back to life. We all set out into the world.

Once I left the cave the graphics amazed me, word of warning only play in 1080p as it is the best for vis game. I began headbutting apple tree's as this is the only way to harvest apples as a badger, every apple I got I gave to Stripes as he has the best chance of playing for England in th world cup. the others were reyt upset and hungry. eventually I came across a fox, it said "oreyt mate whats up hows your wife and that" I burst into a rage and screamed "U WOT M8, I dint touch her" and jumped at least 15ft into the air, I propelled myself forward using only will power and spring legs onto the fox and sunk my teeth into him just like I did to my wi... nm. My little darlings then feasted on his dead corpse then stripes said "oi tonesy this fox is ginger but ure gingerer lol" and we all lolled.

I thought this game had a mint balanced eco system where badgers reign supreme and cant be stopped. Then all of a sudden the music changed and a Kestrel swooped down and stole my vole lunch. I was shocked my first thought was 'I hope stripes is okay he has a big game next week' I looked back and they were all hid in the grass, I said "Shelby dont go out of vis grass for heavens sake" shelby grinned and ran out of the grass the hawk grabbed him and laughed I was like damn. We set off to find the hawk nes in the hope I could trade some secrets of how to avoid justice in order to get my kid back. when I got there the kestrel was said "You can this un back if I can have tones." so I accpeted and we all watched as tones got eaten by the hawk and then it burped. eventually we reached the end by this point it was me and stripes as the others had starved.

Striped scored 15 goals and made the england team, I was so proud I wish his mum was here t see it but she's dead, through no fault of my own.

Over all I thought the game mechanics and story line were good, would reccomend to any MLG types looking to hone their quickscopes and survival techniques. After I played this I survived longer in a round as a siper on tf2 than my previous best. Proof tbh. And the character development was good, how the choices I made changed how the story panned out, I would have like Juniour to make it but you cant have it all haha.

10/10 for this badgerific game.
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60 จาก 89 คน (67%) เห็นว่าบทวิจารณ์นี้มีประโยชน์
31 คน เห็นว่าบทวิจารณ์นี้ชวนขำขัน
1.1 ชม. ในบันทึก
โพสต์: 21 กันยายน 2014
You play as a Badger
As a Hufflepuff, i rate this 11/10
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21 จาก 22 คน (95%) เห็นว่าบทวิจารณ์นี้มีประโยชน์
1.6 ชม. ในบันทึก
โพสต์: 9 พฤศจิกายน 2014
If not for the experience itself, short and quite honestly not as thrilling as it could've been (being a mother protecting her babies) play this game for the amazing visual. The perfect example of aesthetics over graphics. Simple polygons, simple shading, simple textures, but wonderful choice of colors, lights and contrasts. This sticks to the eyes. Oh and the music is quite good too.
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14 จาก 15 คน (93%) เห็นว่าบทวิจารณ์นี้มีประโยชน์
1 คน เห็นว่าบทวิจารณ์นี้ชวนขำขัน
1.6 ชม. ในบันทึก
โพสต์: 20 ธันวาคม 2014
This is one of my favorite games in my library. Now, I know, people, including me, tend to say that "this is one of my favorite games I have" for everygame, but when I say that about this game, I mean it.

It has a very touching story. To put it simply, you are a mother badger and must survive with your five cubs. When playing it, it wasn't hard at all to emotionally attach myself to the cubs [which may or may not boad well for you], as they are so cute and you are their mother, their protector and provider.

I only lost two cubs out of the five, but it still brought me to tears. It does a very good job as making you feel like the mother badger. Simply, it is a must play for animal lovers alike and a well-made game that is enjoyable to play. Can't wait for the second one to come out.
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10 จาก 10 คน (100%) เห็นว่าบทวิจารณ์นี้มีประโยชน์
2.1 ชม. ในบันทึก
โพสต์: 23 พฤศจิกายน 2014
Shelter is beautiful and fun. The art is awesome and the gameplay is simple/ perfect. I don't think I rage quit this game once, I did however scream "nooooo, my babies" more than once. I couldn't quit playing until got to the end with all my sweet little babies.
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11 จาก 12 คน (92%) เห็นว่าบทวิจารณ์นี้มีประโยชน์
1 คน เห็นว่าบทวิจารณ์นี้ชวนขำขัน
3.3 ชม. ในบันทึก
โพสต์: 22 มกราคม
Shelter is by far, the best "indie" game I had ever played. It's story is simplistic and heart wrenching. It never speaks a single peice of dialogue. I'm being serioius too, even Pokemon Mystery Dungeon did not make me feel so many emotions.

The game also has a very unique art style, which is very easy on the eyes. The enviroments are filled with creativity and detail, and there was never a boring moment for me.

It's soundtrack is also very nice. It fits the atmosphere of the game really well.

Although the game is very, very short (an hour and a half to finish the story) it is still entirely worth it. But if you still wish for more content, there is the "nurture" mode. This mode has you raising your cubs by tracking food and bringing it back to your family. Be sure to check back every day, otherwise..

I find this game utterly fantastical in almost every aspect. Most games I've played don't even come close to this level of story telling. So with that in mind, I'd personally give this game a 96/100.
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12 จาก 14 คน (86%) เห็นว่าบทวิจารณ์นี้มีประโยชน์
1.7 ชม. ในบันทึก
โพสต์: 28 ตุลาคม 2014
Shelter is a genuinely touching game with an origianl concept and great execution overall.

It's one of those artsy-fartsy games and is quite short, so look elsewhere if this isn't your cuppa.

Anticipating Shelter 2.
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6 จาก 6 คน (100%) เห็นว่าบทวิจารณ์นี้มีประโยชน์
11.7 ชม. ในบันทึก
โพสต์: 24 ตุลาคม 2014
10/10! Shelter is a truly wonderful game! It's a pretty easy-going, yet heart-warming tale of a mother badger and her cubs. The game reflects both the cruel and beautiful aspects of nature. I assure you, this game is totally worth it!!! I seriously cannot wait for the sequel!
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17 จาก 28 คน (61%) เห็นว่าบทวิจารณ์นี้มีประโยชน์
14 คน เห็นว่าบทวิจารณ์นี้ชวนขำขัน
0.1 ชม. ในบันทึก
โพสต์: 27 กันยายน 2014
10/10 couldnt get out the mother♥♥♥♥ing den and my cubs ate me
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7 จาก 9 คน (78%) เห็นว่าบทวิจารณ์นี้มีประโยชน์
2 คน เห็นว่าบทวิจารณ์นี้ชวนขำขัน
1.7 ชม. ในบันทึก
โพสต์: 23 กันยายน 2014
Badger survival kit:
- Stress balls
- Baby animals to hug
- A flashlight
- Ability to divebomb onto a full grown fox and feed it to your children
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7 จาก 10 คน (70%) เห็นว่าบทวิจารณ์นี้มีประโยชน์
2.8 ชม. ในบันทึก
โพสต์: 7 พฤศจิกายน 2014
shelter is by far my favorite game of all time i love it so much it will always be my favorite game ever i love it so much. i even named all by babys ,oval back ,beetle,half half, littlehorn,snow ears. sadly only snow ears and littlehorn made it to the cold cold ending. i absolltly cant wait for the next game.
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3 จาก 3 คน (100%) เห็นว่าบทวิจารณ์นี้มีประโยชน์
1 คน เห็นว่าบทวิจารณ์นี้ชวนขำขัน
1.5 ชม. ในบันทึก
โพสต์: 22 กุมภาพันธ์
The mother badger struggles are real;
As a mother I felt obliged to care for my young, we set out on a journey to somewhere but ultimately leading to nowhere.
Unfortunately we lost some fur-babies along the way.

-We lost Timothy to the hawk
-We lost Joseph to the darkness
-We lost Steve to the angry tides of the river
-We lost Kane to another hawk

I died protecting Bob, this was my LEGACY
7.5/10 would like to be reincarnated as a badger

I recommend not naming your badger babies, I cried IRL everytime one got taken from my grasp. :(
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4 จาก 5 คน (80%) เห็นว่าบทวิจารณ์นี้มีประโยชน์
1 คน เห็นว่าบทวิจารณ์นี้ชวนขำขัน
1.7 ชม. ในบันทึก
โพสต์: 3 พฤศจิกายน 2014
Shelter is quite a unique game. You play as a mother badger who takes care of her younglings while keeping them safe from harm. You feed them various foods and they grow bigger. But your badger babies can die from hazards and predators which truely makes you feel bad afterwards. Music is nice and the paper art style is rather pleasing overall. The game is a bit short and I wish it was a little longer but it has quality going for it.

6.5/10 A charming little survival game that has nice visuals, music and gameplay. Worth your time if you're interested in something out of the ordinary.
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5 จาก 7 คน (71%) เห็นว่าบทวิจารณ์นี้มีประโยชน์
1.2 ชม. ในบันทึก
โพสต์: 13 กันยายน 2014
Nice idea, but gameplay gets boring and repetitive. You can finish the game in 1-2 hours.

Good message at the end. I really like the game only for this probably.
But why does nobody make a game on similar thematics with humans as characters (parents and sons)?

I finished the game, before I got all the cards.

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5 จาก 7 คน (71%) เห็นว่าบทวิจารณ์นี้มีประโยชน์
1 คน เห็นว่าบทวิจารณ์นี้ชวนขำขัน
3.6 ชม. ในบันทึก
โพสต์: 11 พฤศจิกายน 2014
REALLY SHORT (but thats probs a good thing as it would probs getting boring after awhile). What it needs is maybe abit more variety, establish your 'home base', not just scavenging for food in the forest but also raiding outskirts of small villages, farmers fields, interacting more with the wildlife (not just eat or be eaten), just something to increase the game life and allow for more levels without getting repetitive.
Oh, and only saves at the start of the level so remember either finish the level or be prepared to start it again.....but its a a new twist on the survival genre...playing as a Badger....isnt for the people who only like shootin things....this is more the people that like a slower story driven game, even though there isnt actually a story, except the story of life, the story of trying to raise your little Badgers.
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2 จาก 2 คน (100%) เห็นว่าบทวิจารณ์นี้มีประโยชน์
1.1 ชม. ในบันทึก
โพสต์: 29 กันยายน 2014
Firstly, Shelter is a short game. Steam says I finished it in 1.1 hours, but I went to the bathroom and forgot to pause it, so probably an hour. I picked the game up on sale on the Humble Store, so I certainly don't feel hard done by. The story is rather moving, and I was sad to lose all but two of my cubs through the game. There is definitely replay value, as I want to finish with all cubs alive! Here are my thoughts:


- Excellent pathfinding, except in the last level where my two remaining cubs focused on a tree on two occasions. Using sprint/sneak overrides this and makes them follow, so no biggie.
- I love the art style, barring a single point in 'cons'.
- The game is very simple, yet really got my heart pumping in certain sections, especially in the penultimate level.
- The water foaming worked very well in my opinion and looked great.


- The water/waterfall texture is a single rolling texture, which I do not like.
- The colours are a bit too desaturated at all times for my liking. This is personal preference I admit, but others may be put off by this.
- No controller support. It's an easy workaround with JoyToKey, but still it shouldn't need to be done. Basic controller support is very common in indie games so I've come to expect it. In any case, Might and Delight (the developers, in case you don't know) also developed Pid, an indie game with full controller support. I sincerely hope that full controller support is included in Shelter 2.
- When keys are re-bound in-game, the prompts early on do not change to reflect this. Very minor, but worth noting.
- This is probably my own lack of skill, but I couldn't catch a single fox. I caught a rat by accident, but never a fox as they were too fast for me to catch up on them by sneaking.

Overall, I very much recommend this game, though perhaps not for €10 unless you see at least 4 playthroughs being likely. I very much enjoyed this game and look forward to Shelter 2!

Rating: 8/10. The story and atmosphere compensate well for its shortcomings.
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