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 (778 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

Windows
Mac OS X
SteamOS + Linux
    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
24 of 32 people (75%) found this review helpful
9.3 hrs on record
Posted: November 5
I remember years ago when I first purchased Ecco the Dolphin for my Sega CD. The gameplay was simple, move the dolphin from the beginning of the stage to the end of the stage, avoiding or destroying obstacles in your path. But, it wasn't the gameplay that intrigued me the most about the game, it was the ambience - the sheer joy of being able to immerse myself within the superior graphics (of the time) and excellently composed music to create what felt to me the ideal oceanic environment. I still have the soundtrack on MP3, for when I wish to isolate myself within once again.

When I purchased this game, I had high hopes that it would create a new dream of ambience, despite all of the negative reviews that I had perused, the simple gameplay mechanic really wasn't what I desired the most - in fact, it falls extremely short in depth of every other sandbox game that I have ever played. Yet, I was extremely disappointed after playing this game to realize that all of the potential for beauty that was promised was nothing more than an illusion designed simply to entice dreamers like us to waste our money on a poorly crafted attempt to make quick cash.

The music was engaging, until it became repetitive. The graphics were good, until I realized there was no way to interact. The extremely limited availability and flexibility of creation components destroys the "sandbox" quality of the game. The overly simplified equipment upgrade mechanics destroy the gameplay. The collision detection is broken. The interlude and story sequences are poorly written. There is absolutely nothing about this game that I can honestly compliment other than the fact that it had wonderful potential if the developers had not given up on it so early, but even then I just can't bring myself to admire those who choose to be lazy. I will *not* be purchasing another game from this developer ever again.

I do not recommend purchasing this game based purely on disappointment that I have suffered, the empty promises, and poor overall quality of something that should have been a wonderous achievement.
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24 of 33 people (73%) found this review helpful
0.5 hrs on record
Posted: October 28
I had been watching this game for a long time waiting for it to go on sale and when it first did I picked it up.

I really like the look, feel and idea behind this game. Sadly however, the world of the game may be colorful yet it just doesn't beg for me to go and explore the vast ocean and aquantic lives thriving behind it. Which actually, are not even there to the best extent. There also just isn't much to the game and nothing to do to keep me entertained or coming back to it for more. I got this on a major sale, but at the price point of $15 I don't see a reason to spend that much money on a game that just in the end leaves you feeling incomplete. After a couple hours, a couple minutes even. You become bored with nothing left to do and no reason to return to it.

Collecting materials in the game are like collecting coins that really go towards nothing and serve no major purpose whats so ever. It's just there for you to grab. No story behind this game. No challenge whats so ever. While it may be a fun time burner there are many more games in my library for me to turn to while i'm craving a survival sandbox adventure, this game just falls short of giving me that complete feeling and there's just to many competitors in this category for this game to hold a strong back bone.

On the plus side, I have had no problems with the gameplay. Runs smoothly and works fine with no bugs or malfunctions. So if it's on sale, I recommend picking it up and giving it a try. Otherwise. It just isn't worth the price., you'd be much better off finding another survival Sandbox game at the same or better price.
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6 of 6 people (100%) found this review helpful
3.4 hrs on record
Posted: November 23
Moje česká recenze: http://www.playhit.cz/2014/10/farsky-20-000-mil-minecraftem/

I really liked this one. I only had courage to play the first mode for now. It's not easy to be trapped down there with so many predators. It's basically like Minecraft under water, except that you don't change the environment so drastically. Mostly just mining and harvesting. I recommend it with 8/10. It also has an option to change the settings, make your own gameplay which I appreciate.
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4 of 4 people (100%) found this review helpful
4.4 hrs on record
Posted: November 18
This game was worth the money; This was a fresh perspective in a survial sim. First completed round of playtime wasn't very long, but I play a lot of survial games so that may be just me. The ability to add supports in order to make one really large base would be cool to have.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
2.2 hrs on record
Posted: October 27
Really amazing game made by just 1 person. The story was good, a little short, but still good. I loved how you had to prepare for the next layer deeper, with a few new monsters to be aware of. Really awesome, I would recommend this to anyone. I'd personally wait for a sale, as I got this on sale for like $5. Not real sure if it's worth $15, but nevertheless... awesome game.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
4.0 hrs on record
Posted: October 30
This game is short, sweet, and to the point. It's a beautiful, relaxing, and overall fun game to play. Although the replayability suffers due to the lack of content, I had alot of fun with it. Being made by one developer on a homebrew engine, this game is rather impressive. It has great performance, great controls, and a breathtaking atmosphere. The style is unique, and the sound is pleasing. There is a severe lack of underwater sandbox games, and this one surely delivers.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
6.9 hrs on record
Posted: November 2
It was very fun, however the story line was too short. I liked how they added many different thing to do
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
14.1 hrs on record
Posted: November 3
After beating adventure and survivor mode and explored every where and even started going to max depths to see what else try not dieing and trying to kill as many krakens I can, but it dose get boring pretty quickly. I hope maybe someday the dev may release source code or allow moding. As far starting out it is a great game with a ton of potential, and its pretty good for a rainy day. It is worth giving this game a try.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
33.3 hrs on record
Posted: November 3
I have now played this game through once on Adventurer, and twice on Survivor. Here are my thoughts.

Since FarSky is tagged as "survival", "adventure", "indie", "sandbox", and "crafting", I'm obligated to compare and contrast it with Minecraft, which I also have played extensively. This game is not Minecraft. Its crafting system is much simpler. It has a goal, whereas Minecraft does not. It has an end; you can "win". The randomly generated world, while being large and immersive, is finite. The movement mechanics are much different as you're under water. The terrain cannot be deconstructed, but minerals can be mined from it.

The graphics are relatively simple, yet work quite well. All the plants and animals under the sea have convincing movements. The enviroment itself is very well done, between the day/night cycles, and the way it fades into a blue haze at a distance.

The game mechanics were fun. I could get around without any trouble. The combat system is not overly complex. It can be difficult, especially at night in the first days of the Survival mode, but becomes effortless later on.

The premise is that your submarine broke into 9 pieces during a dive, and you are marooned on the bottom of the ocean floor. You must survive, equip yourself, and find the 9 pieces of your submarine. Once you do, it will assemble, and you can ascend to the surface, thereby winning the game. The game itself is relatively short. I have been everywhere, done everything, and beat it 3 times, for a total of 25 hours.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
7.1 hrs on record
Posted: November 5
great game, its not just a survival, Crafting, adventure game, its also a game where you can see the sea life form, you can go from a peacefull ocean to a deadly one, at night all the predators hunting or just see a school of fish going by, its prety relaxing at some moments and very exciting at others.
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2 of 3 people (67%) found this review helpful
0.7 hrs on record
Posted: November 5
-First Day Reviews-

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- Amazing Art Design
- Fun Addictive Building/Collecting
- Exploring Many Levels of The Sea
- Minecraft Meets Sealab (Can't Go Wrong)

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2 of 3 people (67%) found this review helpful
13.2 hrs on record
Posted: November 21
Fun game but development seems to be dead. Cannot recoment in its current state at current price.
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2 of 3 people (67%) found this review helpful
29.7 hrs on record
Posted: November 21
Great Game! So much potential, developers are losing a great opportunity for a great game. I would recommend if they kept updating it!
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2 of 3 people (67%) found this review helpful
0.2 hrs on record
Posted: November 22
u buy it, then download it, then when u want to play it, u press play, it loads, then automaticly shuts down like nothing ever happend, u try to do it again, same results. after few times u delete it and redownload it and try it all over, same results. Waste of money (no matter how cheap), time, & hard drive space (nomatter how small).
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4 of 7 people (57%) found this review helpful
4.2 hrs on record
Posted: November 16
As others have said, this game is not finnished. You are led to belive that there are deeper levels of the ocean but the equipment you have dose not allow you to. multiplayer or more content would complete this game. It is unique however in my experience and would recomend if it went on sale.
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8 of 15 people (53%) found this review helpful
9.4 hrs on record
Posted: November 13
Seriously, such an amazing game, looks epic has awesome music. Just pleeeaaaaseeee update this its been ages and we need updates please. 10/10
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1 of 2 people (50%) found this review helpful
6.2 hrs on record
Posted: November 7
i like it but THEIR IS NO MUTIPLAYER AND ME AND MY FRIENDS BOUGHT IT SO WE CAN PLAY IT TOGETHER AND NO MUTIPLAYER
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1 of 2 people (50%) found this review helpful
7.5 hrs on record
Posted: October 26
I love this game, but for some reason it just won't launch
11/10 game got eaten by a kraken
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1 of 2 people (50%) found this review helpful
7.7 hrs on record
Posted: October 27
Good Intensiv Game .
Realy Good Atmosphare .
7 Hours and I finish and see all
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10 of 21 people (48%) found this review helpful
2.3 hrs on record
Posted: October 30
Day 56 I am still lost at sea, Managed to find Some scraps of copper ore. Day 640 Havent Found my pieces of my submarine yet,So Hungry, Day 204547548 I am 903 years old I dont know how i managed it
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