In This War Of Mine you do not play as an elite soldier, rather a group of civilians trying to survive in a besieged city; struggling with lack of food, medicine and constant danger from snipers and hostile scavengers. The game provides an experience of war seen from an entirely new angle.
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November 14

This War of Mine: Stories - Father's Promise DLC is here!



It’s been 3 years since This War of Mine debuted on PCs.
The experience of surviving war presented from a civilian angle quickly became a global phenomenon - a game triggering strong yet sad emotions that has been found engaging and compelling at the same time. Huge community grew around the game and inspired us with hundreds of ideas. These are ideas brought to life with a brand new DLC: Father’s Promise.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ORQCI1JrERk
Father's Promise DLC is an original tale set in the world of This War of Mine. It tells a story of family’s struggle to preserve the last pieces of humanity in times of despair and cruelty.

Become Adam - a father trying to save his daughter from the horrors of war and leave the besieged city. Follow their steps and discover a story of love, hate and sacrifice - the emotions we all share in the darkest of days.

DLC offers a brand new, distinctive experience with additional game mechanics and several hours of thought-provoking gameplay. It is also the opening of the first season of This War of Mine: Stories. The next episodes will follow in 2018.

The Father's Promise DLC introduces:
  • a brand new storyline based on an audio-drama written by the famous Polish author, Łukasz Orbitowski
  • 4 completely new locations
  • 5 reconstructed and remastered locations
  • set of new game mechanics: dialogue and clue searching systems

You can buy the DLC it here:
http://store.steampowered.com/app/750030/This_War_of_Mine_Stories__Fathers_Promise/
http://store.steampowered.com/app/750031/This_War_of_Mine_Stories__Season_Pass/


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November 7

Warchild Armistice Bundle is Now Available on Steam!



Warchild Armistice Bundle is Now Available on Steam!*

In partnership with War Child charity, the Armistice bundle is a collection of best-selling titles that promote or have non-violent playthrough options and are donating up to 100%* of developer proceeds towards children affected by conflict.

Supporting games include:

• This War of Mine (11 bit studios) - Donating 50% of developer proceeds to War Child UK
• Styx: Shards of Darkness (Focus Home Interactive) - Donating 30% of developer proceeds to War Child UK
• Styx: Master of Shadows (Focus Home Interactive) - Donating 30% of developer proceeds to War Child UK
• Democracy 3 (Positech Games) - Donating 100% of developer proceeds to War Child UK
• Verdun (BlackMill/GameDrive) - Donating 50% of developer proceeds to War Child UK

Warchild Armistice Bundle is also a part of This War of Mine Third Anniversary celebrations. Click here to learn more about it.

*Discounts ends November 13 at 10AM Pacific Time
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Reviews

“This War of Mine is a gripping survival sim, and a great study of survival during wartime and civil collapse.”
8.4 – IGN UK

“This War of Mine shows the horrors of war in a way, that we rarely can experience in a game.”
9 – Giga Games

“Is this a game you want to play? No. Is it a game anyone with a beating heart should play? Yes. A million times yes. It's a longform exercise in empathy, a sobering piece of work that fills in the blanks left when all we see of war are the headshots. It's a much-needed course correct in the current shoot-first-ask-questions-never gaming landscape that supposes war is won because one supreme badguy caught a bullet through his brainstem. No: It's won when the people who lived under his boot get to go home.”
8 – Gamespot

About This Game

The universe of This War of Mine has been expanded by two DLCs:

- The Little Ones - explores the hardships of wartime survival as seen from an entirely new perspective - that of a child.
- The Father's Promise - a heartbreaking tale of loss and hope in a war-torn city, opening a season of brand new independent Stories, with the second episode coming in 2018.



In This War Of Mine you do not play as an elite soldier, rather a group of civilians trying to survive in a besieged city; struggling with lack of food, medicine and constant danger from snipers and hostile scavengers. The game provides an experience of war seen from an entirely new angle.

The pace of This War of Mine is imposed by the day and night cycle. During the day snipers outside stop you from leaving your refuge, so you need to focus on maintaining your hideout: crafting, trading and taking care of your survivors. At night, take one of your civilians on a mission to scavenge through a set of unique locations for items that will help you stay alive.

Make life-and-death decisions driven by your conscience. Try to protect everybody from your shelter or sacrifice some of them for longer-term survival. During war, there are no good or bad decisions; there is only survival. The sooner you realize that, the better.

This War of Mine: Anniversary Edition

It's been two years since This War of Mine global release and we're still expanding the experience. This new free DLC, created especially for the Anniversary Edition, adds new characters, new locations to explore, and most importantly - a whole new ending, leading to a different outcome to the game. The dilemma though remains the same – how far will you go, to protect the ones you care about? 

This War of Mine:

  • Inspired by real-life events
  • Control your survivors and manage your shelter
  • Craft weapons, alcohol, beds or stoves – anything that helps you survive
  • Make decisions - an often unforgiving and emotionally difficult experience
  • Randomized world and characters every time you start a new game
  • Charcoal-stylized aesthetics to complement the game's theme

Babel:

Babel project is a community-based translation initiative that will allow us to bring This War of Mine experience to people all around the world.

Thanks to Babel these new languages are already available in game:
  • Finnish
  • Hungarian
  • Romanian
  • Vietnamese
  • Czech
You can be a part of the project. Register and start working on the translation right away at babel.thiswarofmine.com

Previews:

IGN

This War of Mine might be the war game we need.

Gamespot

I was intrigued by This War of Mine's attempts to portray the consequences of war in a way that games have largely ignored in the past. The fact that the psychological and emotional challenges of living under such horrifying conditions are something you have to consider as you struggle gives me added hope that it might treat its hefty and important subject matter with the gravity and complexity that it deserves.

Game Informer

11bit is blazing a new thematic trail amidst the currently popular survival genre, and so far the studio seems to have something special on its hand.

System Requirements

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    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows XP SP3 (32 bit) / Vista
    • Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo 2.4, AMD Athlon(TM) X2 2.8 Ghz
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Geforce 9600 GS, Radeon HD4000, Shader Model 3.0, 512 MB
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Sound Card: DirectX compatible
    Recommended:
    • OS: Windows 7/Windows 8
    • Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Quad 2.7 Ghz, AMD Phenom(TM)II X4 3 Ghz
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: GeForce GTX 260, Radeon HD 5770, 1024 MB, Shader Model 3.0
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Sound Card: DirectX compatible
    Minimum:
    • OS: 10.6
    • Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo 2.4, AMD Athlon(TM) X2 2.8 Ghz
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Geforce 9600 GS, Radeon HD4000, Shader Model 3.0, 512 MB
    • Sound Card: Integrated
    Recommended:
    • OS: 10.6
    • Processor: Processor:
    [/b]Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Quad 2.7 Ghz, AMD Phenom(TM)II X4 3 Ghz
  • Memory: 4 GB RAM
  • Graphics: GeForce GTX 260, Radeon HD 5770, 1024 MB, Shader Model 3.0
  • Sound Card: Integrated
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    Minimum:
    • OS: Ubuntu 12.04
    • Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo 2.4, AMD Athlon(TM) X2 2.8 Ghz
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Geforce 9600 GS, Radeon HD4000, Shader Model 3.0, 512 MB
    Recommended:
    • OS: Ubuntu 14.04
    • Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Quad 2.7 Ghz, AMD Phenom(TM)II X4 3 Ghz
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: GeForce GTX 260, Radeon HD 5770, 1024 MB, Shader Model 3.0
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