Wurm Unlimited is your full standalone version of the fantasy sandbox world Wurm Online, the MMORPG where the players are in charge! A pioneer in the ideas of player influence, crafting and adventure, it is now one of the most deep and feature packed sandbox experiences available.
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Mixed (26 reviews) - 57% of the 26 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
Mostly Positive (820 reviews) - 72% of the 820 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: Oct 21, 2015

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October 4

Beta update (b)

Boat Changes
Offline players embarked on a boat no longer count towards adding speed to the boat.
Changed the calculations for boat speed bonuses. Each boat has a set speed bonus, PvP servers will get 9/12 of the total possible bonus from seats occupied, and 3/12 bonus from QL. PvE servers will get 3/12 of the total possible bonus from seats occupied, and 9/12 bonus from QL.
Armour Changes
Rebalanced DR values of armour types. Cloth, Leather, Studded Leather and Chain base DR has been raised slightly.
Armours now have different DR modifiers against certain attack types.


Higher DR vs Crush & Cold
Lower DR vs Bite, Slash & Burn
Equal DR vs Pierce & Acid


Higher DR vs Slash & Burn
Lower DR vs Bite, Pierce & Acid
Equal DR vs Crush & Cold


Higher DR vs Bite, Crush & Acid
Lower DR vs Pierce & Cold
Equal DR vs Slash & Burn


Higher DR vs Bite, Pierce & Burn
Lower DR vs Slash & Cold
Equal DR vs Crush & Acid


Higher DR vs Bite, Slash & Acid
Lower DR vs Crush & Burn
Equal DR vs Pierce & Cold


Higher DR vs Crush & Cold
Lower DR vs Slash & Acid
Equal DR vs Bite, Pierce & Burn


Higher DR vs Pierce & Burn
Lower DR vs Crush & Cold
Equal DR vs Bite, Slash & Acid
Aggressive hitched creatures changes

Non-domestic creatures will become unhitched when they age and become unruly.
To accommodate for this, Hell horses and other non-domestic hitch-able animals can now be hitched up to the last Aged stage.
If the hitched vehicle is occupied when the creature ages, it will bypass the unhitching check until next age.

Other changes
  • To counter bypassing requiring the raw material, improvable items that can be placed in a bulk bin will no longer randomize the next action needed upon taking out. They will now require he raw material.
  • The 5 minute cooldown timer for toggling sleep bonus off has been removed, Toggling sleep bonus will now have a 5 minute cooldown timer for toggling it on.
  • Heal spell now heals a percentage of health according to the spell’s cast power.
  • Light of Fo spell now heals each of the 5 random wounds for a total of 1/5th of the spell’s power. A minimum of 6-7 damage per wound will be healed.
  • Locate spell now succeeds or fails based on the spell’s power compared to the power of the No Locate spell on the target, if there is one.
  • Spell resistances now last approx. 5 minutes, up from 30 seconds.
  • Critical attacks now do 1.5x damage, down from 2x.
  • Karma and Meditation teleports to villages can only be used after being a part of a village for at least 24 hours.
  • Equipping armour during combat will now come with a short timer of a few seconds. After two minutes of being out of combat the equipping will be instant again.
  • Removed priest characteristic gain nerfs.
  • Lowered difficulty of archery.
  • Tweaked special move damage values to be a bit more in line with their difficulty and stamina usage.
  • Reduced stun timers from special moves significantly. From 3-9sec to 2-4sec.
  • Added a stun resistance similar to spell resistances, with a shorter 2.5 minute timer.
  • Increased difficulty of blocking arrows with a shield when positioned in the right angle to the attacker.
  • Blocking arrows with shields now takes the shield QL and damage into account.
  • Swing timer modifier from Web Armour now a multiplier of base swing timer instead of flat seconds added.
  • Web Armour de-buff should now apply for a more reliable time instead of clearing semi-randomly.
  • Added a curve modifier to damage reduction gained from Body Strength in PvP combat.
  • The total amount of hide from dragon hatchling kills prior to being distributed has been doubled.
  • Marble planters can now be planted.

  • Added additional information gathered when prospecting at skill 80 and even more at skill 90.
    Prospecting 80 gives exact quality (overrides prospecting 20 message),
    prospecting 90 gives exact remaining hits (overrides prospecting 60 message)
  • Bugfix: Fixed an issue where cupboards could not be locked.
  • Bugfix: Tapestry stand now correctly states wood type.
  • Bugfix: Fixed reversed messages which some items gave when trying to put them into an Food Storage Bin.
  • Bugfix: Fixed issue with stamina regeneration when in a boat close to terrain with a steep slope.
  • Bugfix: Fix for lockpick timer resetting when someone walked through the door/gate during the 10 minute timer.
  • Bugfix: Removed knapsack from mission item list.
  • Bugfix: The steel staff now properly fits in the polearms rack instead of the weapons rack.
  • Bugfix: Added missing shear option for sheep on the select bar when available through the menu with scissors activated and sheep selected.
  • Bugfix: You can no longer cast spells on bulk items inside bulk containers.
  • Bugfix: Fixed the issue which gave aggressive fight skill when in defensive stance.
  • Bugfix: Possible fix for not being able to stop leading a hell horse if it attacks while being led.
  • Bugfix: You can no longer take a portal while while in combat or there is enemy presence.
  • Bugfix: Fixed the bug where the wrong amount of lye and hide was used when making leather if the lye container was full.
  • Bugfix: Fixed the issue where the volume varied on finished products if you used combined resources during creation.
  • Bugfix: Fixed an issue with candle making where more than 1kg of fat was used if combined.
  • Bugfix: Fixed the issue where combined lumps were not being used up properly when creating brass and bronze.
  • Bugfix: Using a trowel to build fences is now correctly reflected in the crafting window instead of just the right click menu.
  • Bugfix: Reworded the description of cedar and maple arrows to more accurately describe their properties.
  • Bugfix: Special moves now do the correct damage to the correct body locations.
  • Bugfix: Possible fix for village invite being blocked when inside an unrelated village.
  • Bugfix: Fix for catapulting friendly kingdom villages in PvP servers.
  • Bugfix: Fix range limit of continuing on buildings to 2 tiles.
  • Bugfix: Mycelium lawn now counts as Mycelium.
  • Bugfix: Destroying unfinished fence plans now takes 30 seconds. (unusually high damage still occurs to the tool, so please be aware.)
  • Bugfix: You can now successfully repair an unfinished torch without a 54 minute timer.
  • Bugfix: Fix for bashing a fence outside a mine from inside.

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October 3

September Devblog!

Hi everyone,

Another busy month here on the Wurm team, with the wonderful sights and smells of all the cooking changes (Okay, maybe just my imagination). We've a few things to go into this month so let's get started!

Combat and PvP update
This month saw a balancing update come in for PvP combat and various armour types, the way body strength works for Damage Reduction (DR) has been modified, and we've adjust the armour type DR's as well.

Body Strength Formula, linear line is old, curve is new.

Armour also carries bonuses for material type:
+10% for glimmer, +5% for addy, +10% for seryll
rare is 103%, supreme is 106%, fantastic is 109%

The aim of this update is to allow for some flexibility with armour options, as well as avoid the snowballing effect that body strength had on DR.

There's also been some changes to other functions, such as the ability to teleport to deeds via Karma and Meditation abilities can only be used after being a part of a village for at least 24 hours as well as other small changes.

The beta update will be out early this week!

New Rendering Engine update
Work continues on the new client renderer, with many bugs being interrogated and squished. We haven't forgotten about a WU release for this, but we do aim to ensure that the major stability bugs are ironed out before any testing on WU. so stay tuned!

Cooking sneak peaks
We've shown some teasers about the new cooking update, including new bushes and trees (Oranges!) and the addition of beer and other alcohol, we've also announced that this cooking update will also include the ability to store liquids decay free via sealing them, and also the removal of decay on decorational items on deed! That's a big one for me, and I'm super keen to be able to decorate my deed without worrying about decaying statues and the like!

The larder will slow decay on meals

Another interesting feature will be the recipe system!
Players who create a meal, can write down that recipe on papyrus using a reed pen filled with ink or dye, and then they are able to trade, mail or sell the recipe card, and allow other players to use them to learn new recipes.

Rumour has it that certain humanoid creatures in the wild also have their own unique recipes, ones that cannot be cooked without knowing how to make them...
Another WU specific teaser is that we are working on the ability to have server owners create their own recipes to go into the game! This means that if you run your own server, you can create your own meals for players to make!

That's it for this months review, we'll have more on the upcoming update next month, with a key giveaway in the works too, so make sure to keey your eyes peeled!

Retrograde & the Wurm team.

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About This Game

What is Wurm Unlimited?

Wurm Unlimited is your full standalone version of the fantasy sandbox world Wurm Online, the MMORPG where the players are in charge!

A pioneer in the ideas of player influence, crafting and adventure, it is now one of the most deep and feature packed sandbox experiences available.
Whether you enjoy building your home, conquering kingdoms or hunting dragons, Wurm will let you.

Explore the world and make your mark!

In Wurm Unlimited, players can explore an elaborate fantasy sandbox world in the predefined Creative or Adventure modes as well as set up their own game server and invite friends to live and experience the Wurm universe.

What can I do in Wurm Unlimited?

  • Host your own Virtual World! The Server Management GUI hels you change settings such as skillrate gains, action timers, creature count ...
  • Explore huge, diverse landmasses with creatures and mysteries!
  • Modify the terrain; dig, raise, flatten and sculpt the land around you!
  • Craft and use thousands of unique items.
  • Wage war on other kingdoms, and lead yours to victory.
  • Discover and fight over religious artifacts on a PvP server.
  • Capture and breed animals from the environment.
  • Train 133 Skills, 10 Player Characteristics, and 3 Religion Characteristics.
  • Follow one of four unique deities and religions. Or attempt to become a Deity yourself and join the existing ones on the moon of Valrei!
  • Hunt creatures such as the unique red dragon, forest giant, kyklops, troll king and others!
  • Become a priest or champion of your religion and learn powerful spells and enchantments.
  • Choose one of five meditation paths and take advantage of special meditation abilities.
  • Earn as many of our 200+ skill and achievement titles as you have time for!
  • Mount various creatures, from horses and carts to unicorns, bears and even dragons!
  • Construct, crew or even captain six different ship types with other players, from small rowing boats to impressive caravels.
  • Build a variety of structures, from guard towers to stone houses to fences, bridges and statues.
  • Found your own settlement wherever you desire; own land, build a farm, a castle, or perhaps an entire village!
  • Pave roads to connect settlements and plant signs to improve local infrastructure.
  • Live off the land by creating fields to farm a variety of crops including potatoes, garlic, cotton, wheat, strawberries, pumpkins and more!
  • Cook nutrious food using a huge range of ingredients.
  • … and much more!

System Requirements

SteamOS + Linux
    • OS: Windows Vista/7/8/8.1/10
    • Processor: 2.6 GHZ Intel Core 2 DUO or equivalent AMD CPU
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Nvidia GeForce GT 4xx , Radeon HD 5xxx
    • Storage: 3000 MB available space
    • Additional Notes: Java Version 8
    • OS: Windows 10 x64
    • Processor: Intel Core i7 or equivalent AMD CPU
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 760
    • Storage: 3000 MB available space
    • Additional Notes: Java Version 8
    • Processor: 2.6 GHZ Intel Core 2 DUO or equivalent AMD CPU
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Nvidia GeForce GT 4xx , Radeon HD 5xxx
    • Storage: 3000 MB available space
    • Additional Notes: Java Version 8
    • OS: Ubuntu 14+
    • Processor: Intel Core i7 or equivalent AMD CPU
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 760
    • Storage: 3000 MB available space
    • Additional Notes: Java Version 8
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5 of 5 people (100%) found this review helpful
40.0 hrs on record
Posted: September 30
Slow pace community building game. Enjoy the rich crafting of items, and feel that you really did something.
Shape the land for your own liking, decorate and build your very own fortress, castle... or even a little shop if you like.

ps.: You need dedication!
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5 of 5 people (100%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
729.9 hrs on record
Posted: October 3
Apart from the graphics being a bit outdated it is one off the best games I have ever played.
There's so much to do and with agood imagination you can build huge sprawling settlements.
On the right server people are friendly, helpful and always there if you can't take on a Troll :P
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
178.8 hrs on record
Posted: October 9
This game is a masterpiece!
It is so deep, so complicated and so slow, but it is all on the positive side. It has the deepest crafting system you ever saw. You can change the world around you literally, everything in the game can be modified, like teraforming and so on.
I really love this game and hope that more players will find out about this treasure of a game.
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5 of 8 people (63%) found this review helpful
4 people found this review funny
28.1 hrs on record
Posted: September 29
This game......oh this game. I love it. The grind is real tho kids, like REAL. But once you get somewhere you really feel accomplished. Not for fans of games of instant gratification, this one you really gotta get to work, and learn and grow as a character, oh and do not go deep in the woods, there are some messed up creatures that will do nothing short of kill your face
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
34.7 hrs on record
Posted: October 15
If you enjoy the feel and general aspects that MMO games give you but you have always wanted a game that allows you to enjoy that completely offline solo and by yourself then this game is for you, This is a modified version of some MMO game called "Wurm Online" (i dont know much about that one since i dont have any interest in playing online only or multiplayer only games i just want to play solo offline hence why i have this game) but wurm unlimited takes everything that it has and allows you to enjoy it in your own little standalone game that you can enjoy completely offline by yourself in your own world of course you can invite your friends to join you if you wish much like how a minecraft server works and to top it all off you can even give yourself full game dev power and have full control over spawning,skills,items etc. So this game is without a doubt a great experience that you can enjoy completely offline and by yourself or even invite your friends to join you and no dumb monthly fees or in game transaction shops either! so go ahead and give wurm unlimited a try and i am almost completely sure you wont regret it :D
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3 of 6 people (50%) found this review helpful
313.0 hrs on record
Posted: September 30
Old but gold.
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1 of 2 people (50%) found this review helpful
18.2 hrs on record
Posted: October 15
Dont let the bad reviews stop you from getting Wurm Unlimited the fact is this is a good game. now it does take some time to learn all of the controls. If your looking for somthing simple this isn't it. but, if you like a challenge and sense of accompishment its for you. its more advanced than most other sandbox games. but, you can find tutorials that are very helpful on you tube and once you get the hang of it. This game is very fun!!!
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6 of 12 people (50%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
0.5 hrs on record
Posted: October 15
For the first time in my 33 years of life; I took the time to get a refund for this mistake I made. The trailers may be spot on, but in the 28 minutes I played; I found the game to be repetitive, tedious, and clunky to the max. Started the game with my usual settings of 1920-1080, started playing and realized that there is no way at all to change the GUI scale or even lower the resolution while playing. So all my interface text and chats were super tiny. That's a little thing (pun intended) and I could have restarted to fix it, no real challenge there. So I kept playing for a bit, the game tells you you're gonna need food and water, and that I can forage for food in the wild, and fill water at fountains in pots and such. Tried to do just that with a pot they start you with, couldn't figure out how. (Been playing MMO's for 15 years BTW) Everything you want to interact with, you have to right click, open a menu, select your section, select your subsection of what you want to do, then do it. While foraging for food in only 5 little plots of grass, I realized that this was gonna get old fast.

So, aside from the annoying, I pressed on for a tad longer; I started playing with the GUI elements, character screen, crafting menu, etc. found them to be outright overwhelming to a beginner of this particular game, couldn't find anything to show me MY stats (the STATS menu at the top shows useless info like distance walked and framerate crap only). So, when I picked up two random logs that I might need for crafting something later, my movement speed slowed down, but I have no idea why, or how much, because I didn't see any sort of carrying capacity or encumbrance level. As I continued to play around with GUI stuff, I saw one of of the menu tabs that said GUI; so I was a little excited for a bit, until I clicked it. When I did, all of my interface components disappeared for the purposes of screenshots or immersive play I imagine; but when I tried to hit escape, or every other key on my keyboard, it never came back. I am sure there is a way, but it would have been great to know what it was before being allowed to turn it off.

So, as I said, it's clunky. I am sure it has it's good points, but it sure wasn't the game for me. I had hoped this might be a good stopgap until Chronicles of Elyria was released; but it seems I shall look elsewhere. Happy gaming to all, and kudos if you have the willpower to play this one.
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2 of 5 people (40%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
43.9 hrs on record
Posted: October 14
I played Wurm Online for a good 9 solid years. I was genuinely hitched on it.
Ultimately I burned out and after a good year hiatus I got Wurm Unlimited.

If you've ever played Wurm Online, that's the gameplay you're going to get, but with some changes you can make like the rate you gain skills, the amount of creatures, speed of crops.

Unfortunately, there really isn't much more than that.

This is probably one of the messiest pieces of software on the Steam store from a functional standpoint. You're given barely any maps to use in your servers, and if you want more you'll need to use programs that aren't packaged nor even mentioned in Wurm Unlimited to get them.

The actual launcher client for picking servers is pointless in its design, as it just shuts itself down once you're in and if you don't like a server you're going to get really annoyed when you have to keep relaunching the full thing to just pick a new one.

As for customization, this was clearly an extremely quick job when they decided to let Wurm be privatized. The UI is extremely annoying to navigate, it has search options when trying to spawn items that can't even search for things when you type them exactly right or only partially, you have to get the amount it wants to search for just right.

You want to customize something on your server? That means restarting of course. But not just the server. Turns out if you are playing your server you will be forced to shut down that client too before you can host a server again because the game is poorly integrated to cope with Steam relying on one-instance being up.

Wurm itself is a very *VERY* dated game and it's been suffering from that for a long time. It's received no quality-of-life improvements in the last few years, and for its age and graphical fidelity, it still has pretty horrendous performance on the CPU side of things.

It's a shame there's no really good modern alternative to Wurm, but it is time to admit this is just too old to work these days. The performance is horrendous even on CPUs like an i7 6700k, the UI is extremely dysfunctional and tough to use (nor can it even scale properly). They keep stacking features on overtime but it's just devolving into a mess that's struggling to still be called a program that can run.
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2 of 8 people (25%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Not Recommended
1.2 hrs on record
Posted: October 15
Since it is now "unlimited" promising single players to get your own server, I purchased the game. Buyer beware. Look at discussions. People cannot work out how to get that 'own' server. I played Ark, 7 days to die etc etc and have been a gamer for more than 25 years, but according to some advice on the discussion of this it says to try 'simpler' games, i.e. calling me to dumb to play this game. Hence, I am so wise to cancel and ask for refund. Advise you to do the same.
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116.3 hrs
Posted: October 23
Real nice game with a lot of things to create
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4,140.6 hrs
Posted: October 22
great game way better then the old wo
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34.3 hrs
Posted: October 21
Huuuuui helvetti ku o huvä peli :o

Hopihopi ostamaan tämä peli tässä näin.

Suosittelen todellakin kyllä peliä tätä.

Viisikauttaviisi, ei minulla muuta lisättävää tähän arvosteluun.
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1.0 hrs
Posted: October 16
Omg what a mistake i made. Dont buy very cheap. attack System very boring, very cheap control system. ITs really just a cheap browser based game they upgraded the graphics on.
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