With FarSky, you take the role of Nathan who got lost in the Ocean after the crash of his submarine. You need to learn how to survive in the depths of the Ocean.
User reviews: Very Positive (717 reviews)
Release Date: Apr 25, 2014

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With FarSky, you take the role of Nathan who got lost in the Ocean after the crash of his submarine. You need to learn how to survive in the depths of the Ocean.

Use the environment to gather resources, build a base to refill your oxygen and manage all your items, craft equipment and weapons to explore and protect yourself in the Ocean depths, create an in-base farm or go fish hunting to feed yourself,...

Your ultimate goal is to find all the pieces of your submarine, fix it and reach the surface. You can also choose to play in Sandbox mode to enjoy the game freely with a wider map!

All maps are randomly generated to immerse you in an unknown world.

System Requirements

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    Minimum:
    • OS: XP or later
    • Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo, AMD Athlon X2, or equal at 1.6GHz or better
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Dedicated graphics card (OpenGL 2.0)
    • Hard Drive: 500 MB available space
    • Additional Notes: Java required
    Minimum:
    • OS: 10.7.5 (Lion) or later
    • Processor: 2.2 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Dedicated graphics card (OpenGL 2.0)
    • Hard Drive: 500 MB available space
    Minimum:
    • OS: Ubuntu 12.04
    • Processor: 2.2 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Dedicated graphics card (OpenGL 2.0)
    • Hard Drive: 500 MB available space
    • Additional Notes: Java required
Helpful customer reviews
17 of 21 people (81%) found this review helpful
4.4 hrs on record
Could be better if it were not just a cash grab. Devs put it up on greenlight and then once it was accepted just stopped development. Stear Clear as what little content there is, is all there will be.
Posted: September 28
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11 of 14 people (79%) found this review helpful
4.1 hrs on record
This game is calm, inoffensive and free of major bugs. It is also essentially a tech demo.

I cannot recommend it, mostly because there isn't much to it. There's no story to follow, the environment doesn't invite exploration, and the combat is unchallenging (although I appreciate the fact that it can be avoided almost completely). None of these is obligatory - if the game had just one strong feature, it would be enough. Sadly, it has none. The game's mood lasted for about ten minutes.

There is no interesting activity involved in finding resources, mining, or crafting - these systems exist in the game in a bare bones, token form. Base construction is essentially pointless: you may need to expand a bit in order to make room for crops, but that's it. You don't get to build anything pretty or impressive. Exploration is minimal: there are three "depth levels", each with its own look, but there's no constant re-discovery, like in games that actually manage to generate interesting landscapes. Everything looks the same here, and there's no storytelling through decorations. Pacing is non-existent, save for increased danger during the night. The winning strategy is to hide in the base until sunrise, which means you spend a few minutes doing nothing (you cannot "go to sleep" and jump forward).

Unless you're specifically interested in performing a series of simplistic tasks in an underwater setting without thinking about it too much, this game has nothing to offer.
Posted: September 30
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2 of 3 people (67%) found this review helpful
7.0 hrs on record
a vary good game had alot of fun. but it needs more. after about 4 hours of game play (story then sandbox) im bord and have nothing else to do. need co-op or more stuff to build/craft more resources. more machines. but if your looking for about 4 hours of fun gameplay this is it.
Posted: October 7
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2 of 3 people (67%) found this review helpful
1.8 hrs on record
I Only got one thing to say, i fricking love underwater games, i just love them.

Now let's be serious, In my point of side, is one of the best games i ever saw in my entire life, im not even joking, you should be getting this game right away.

Even tho, it hurts my heart, that i have to say.. that this game is.. 'copletelly' finished.. There's not gonna be an update for FarSky.. It really hurts me, seeing this game as it is, and not even update it, you can go up to -350 underwater! But you helmet breaks if you descend more than that, the final 'boss' is AWESOME, I Hope at some poinnt of this game, it makes an update, a really big one, i have hopes in this game.
Posted: October 8
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4 of 7 people (57%) found this review helpful
19.0 hrs on record
Great game I recommend it as it was very fun even if it was short. The graphics and environment where amazing as well as the concept of the game. Howeaver I do feel as though the game needs more content and a few adjustments; primarily money piled up from adventure mode should be a permanent total and not be forever gone upon its use for one instance of sandbox. Having to play adventure mode over and over again im sure would get rather old. Also some additional content would be great like make lower max depth by adding some more equipment, adding some new creatures both hostile and nonhostile, adding new weapons and structural options and perhaps some new and varied turrets to go along with the harpoon cannons.
Posted: September 27
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4 of 7 people (57%) found this review helpful
8.6 hrs on record
Like most other reviews out there point out... It definitely feels like an unfinished game. But that's not to say the game in it's so called "finished" state isn't fun or worth buying. I bought this game knowing exactly what to expect which is why I'm not all that disapointed in the game.

The game does lack a lot of content in many ways. The story is dumb and barely existing, the balance of things is a little screwed up, etc... the game could have easily been game of the year for sure, but I guess the devs got lazy or bored with it. But I definitely enjoyed the game for what it is. I completed the story mode in 8 hours (only because I really took my time and took advantage of all the content that was available to me and explored a lot (had over a dozen very organized chests full of stuff). During a speed run, I could probably complete the story mode between 1/2 hour to an hour). I'll likely come back to the game and try it out on the difficult setting and see how it is.

Would I recommend ppl to buy this at full price... hell no. Why pay full price for half a game? 50% price or better, hell yes, buy it.
Posted: September 27
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1 of 2 people (50%) found this review helpful
8.1 hrs on record
I'm only *just* barely edging on the side of recommending the game. It would be a wonderful $10 game. But it's being sold for $15. The game engine is great. The graphics are pretty and smooth. The crafting aspect is fun. The survival aspect is fun. It just doesn't have enough length of play, and it's not early-access where you can expect to get more content later. The developers have decided that this short game is the finished product.

You can finish through in about 8 hours of play (or less, depending on skill, but it definitely won't take more than that. I finished in 4.5 hours first time but that was with constant nonstop play. If I'd put it down and come back later I suspect it would have taken longer overall as I'd not have kept the player skills as fresh in my head.)

It also has a sandboxy survival mode which I haven't tried yet, but the main adventure game is a bit short.

Don't get me wrong. The shortness of play is the only thing about it that's not so great. Other than the duration, everything else about it is wonderful. It's defnitely very pretty. Visually it's great to look at, especially in the late game as you go deeper and see lots of bioluminescent life forms. It's a bit like minecraft but without the ability to alter the terrain - you just gather things and build stuff to add on top of the terrain, trying to make the necessary equipment to survive the adventure. (For example you'll have to go down deep to finish, but your starting scuba suit can't go deep enough to get to the lower layers, so you'll have to construct a better scuba suit to be able to finish, as well as making better weaponry to survive the monstrous stuff down deep.)

Posted: September 28
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1 of 2 people (50%) found this review helpful
8.9 hrs on record
So much fun. Underwater is a very underserved area.
I lost all track of time playing this and I love that.
Posted: September 29
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1 of 2 people (50%) found this review helpful
0.2 hrs on record
A very good game!
Good job :)
Posted: October 10
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1 of 2 people (50%) found this review helpful
7.1 hrs on record
Awesome game. I reccomend this game to anyone who loves sandbox and survival games. I don't see a random game about fishing. I see a game about survival at the bottom of the ocean, where you see beautiful creatures swimming around you and while you are not being attacked, it brings a relaxing feeling of just being in the water and watching creatures swim around living their lives.

Also, you can grow potatoes. 9/10
Posted: October 10
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2 of 4 people (50%) found this review helpful
11.1 hrs on record
"FarSky" is one of my new favorite survival games. It's not as in-depth as some other survival games on the market, but still offers base building, base defense, mining, crafting, a hunger system, and combat. Here, you take on the role of Nathan who crashed his submarine and must find his ship parts in order to escape (sort of like "Sir, You Are Being Hunted"). There's a sandbox available and the gold you find in the campaign can be spent equipping your character from the onset. The ambience is a bit cartoony like "The Long Dark", but still remains beautiful to look at. Overall, definately worth $15.00.

Full Review: http://www.dadsgamingaddiction.com/farsky/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F362yV-53Ao
Posted: October 1
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3 of 7 people (43%) found this review helpful
7.1 hrs on record
Cooked potatoes under the sea 10/10

would cook potatoes under the sea again.


Posted: September 28
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2 of 5 people (40%) found this review helpful
0.7 hrs on record
It is quite good. The only problem I have is that the game crashes about 1 or 2 minutes after I launch it.
Posted: October 5
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2 of 5 people (40%) found this review helpful
16.9 hrs on record
I've only have nearly 17 hours of playtime in this game and I already feel like I've done nearly everything there is to do. This game is infectiously addicting, though a bit lacking. Make no mistake I love this game, though currently it feels like a beta. I thought it was an early access game untill I came back to this page. This game has potential to grow. There's no doubt about that. Deeper depths are always a possiblity, new ores, new building materials, mounted/mountable defences, scarier creatures, new objectives and missions, just to name a few ways this game can grow.
This game is certainly worth the price, though room to grow is there.
Posted: October 17
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1 of 3 people (33%) found this review helpful
9.2 hrs on record
I would sugest this game the video you watch on the store page does not lie this game is awesome, A little slow to.

I found a droid and let me tell you this i have not felt this much love for an inattamet game object scince ED-E from
Fallout: New vegas.

9/10
Posted: September 28
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1 of 3 people (33%) found this review helpful
15.5 hrs on record
Frankly, the basis of the game is pretty idiotic. But that being said, they did alright with it. It's a good time-killer.
Posted: September 29
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1 of 4 people (25%) found this review helpful
1.1 hrs on record
Fell in love with this game since the first time i started it. BUY IT. NOW!
Posted: September 26
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1 of 4 people (25%) found this review helpful
2.2 hrs on record
I give this game a 6 out of 10. I has great potential, but it never quite became the awesome game it should have been.

Crafting...
The crafting is pretty week. You access the crafting table and choose the item you want, if you have the correct ingrediants in your inventory, the item is instantly made.

None of the items are complicated at all. Use 20 copper ore, 2 gold, and POOF, you have an underwater scooter. There is no refining of minerals, there is no crafting of smaller components to later build a more complicated item.

Also if you want to build something , but don't have the ingrediants it will show you tiny little icons of what you need, but it doesn't say what those icons are. For example I needed to make a bandage to stop my bleeding, and it needed seaweed, but the icon didn't look like seaweed and I could find anything that I was harvesting that had an icon that looked like the one shown.

One last thing about the crafting. The ore to mine is everywhere. You are litterly surrounded by it. There is more ore around you then just regular stone.

Graphics...
The game looks very beautiful lots of underwater eye candy, The best part of the game is the look and feel of your surroundings.

Sound...
Sound isn't too bad, but when night comes you get some fairly bad music start to play. seems like they were trying to copy minecraft here, but where mine craft music is peaceful sounding, this music doesn't give me that feeling.

The combat is also pretty week. The fish AI is basically always the same from every fish...charge at you at high speed straight on.

This game could have been so much better, but it feels like a game that is still in Alpha, but it is a finished game.


Posted: October 8
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1 of 5 people (20%) found this review helpful
4.2 hrs on record
ตอนนี้ยังเล่นไม่จบ และไม่คิดจะจบด้วย เพราะมันสนุก~ ไม่อยากให้จบเลย
แบบ มันคุ้มตังค์มาก :0
Posted: September 25
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6.5 hrs on record
An interesting game that is about undersea survival. As a diver whos submarine just crashed and its components scattered around a procedurally generated underwater landscape you are to recover the lost components and rebuild said submarine.

Before you do, however, you need to find shelter in abandoned seabed stations (and build more, modify, repair or destroy them, they are concidered yours), grow or hunt (or be hunted) for food and mine for minerals. One should also keep an eye on the depth and air meter, as the diving equipment worn is limited depending on the quality.

The sealife is interactive in that it tries to swim away if its frightened by you, ignores you if it doesn't concider you a threat or hunts for you if it does or you are leaking bodily fluids that simply attract predators.

One of the even more interesting points is that you will find underwater stations that have been damaged. When you are close enough the engine kicks in and starts flooding these stations. Repairing them will reverse the damage but will cost you some iron. As of yet I have not actually seen a base being damaged, but I suspect that the squids or sharks will pound a station if a hunted player enters them for shelter.

As this game is still in active development I have high hopes. The game seems done as is, and is well worth the full price.
Posted: September 26
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