Fate of the World is a dramatic global strategy game that puts all our futures in your hands. The game features a dramatic set of scenarios based on the latest science covering the next two centuries. You must manage a balancing act of protecting the Earth’s resources and climate versus the needs of an ever-growing world population, who...
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Kuraattoreiden suosittelema

"This is a turn-based strategy game about getting humanity to survive until 2200."
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“It’s brilliance is in its simplicity”
– RockPaperShotgun.com
“In playing it, I’m struck by how potentially powerful Fate of the World is”
– PC Gamer
“While ‘Fate of the World’ arms you with environmental data and renewable energy policies rather than grenades and rocket launchers, the result is still compelling”
– New York Times

Tietoja pelistä

Fate of the World is a dramatic global strategy game that puts all our futures in your hands. The game features a dramatic set of scenarios based on the latest science covering the next two centuries. You must manage a balancing act of protecting the Earth’s resources and climate versus the needs of an ever-growing world population, who are demanding ever more food, power, and living space. Will you help the whole planet or will you be an agent of destruction?
Fate of the World is brought to you by the award-winning Red Redemption games team and Battlestations: Midway Producer Klaude Thomas with climate science by Dr. Myles Allen (University of Oxford), writing by David Bishop (Dr. Who, 2000AD) and music composed by Richard Jacques (Mass Effect, Alice in Wonderland) with game design by veteran game designer Matthew Miles Griffiths (Conflict: Desert Storm, Battlestations: Midway).
Fate of the World has been nominated for the 2011 Index: Design Awards and as a Top 10 Social Impact Games of 2010-11 by Games for Change

Key features:

  • Covers 2020 to 2200 - Two centuries years of possible futures
  • 12 regions - China, Europe, India, Japan, Latin America, Middle East, North America, Northern Africa, Oceania, Russia, South Asia, Southern Africa
  • Scientific Model - by Dr Myles Allen of Oxford University
  • Detailed real-world data - gathered over years of research
  • Over 100 major policies - including geoengineering, technological research, international aid, diplomacy, economics, emergency defences, species protection, forestry, health, energy choices, population, politics, and clandestine operations
  • More than 1,000 impacts - including storms, floods, heatwaves, flash fires, desertification, glacial melt, sea level rise, resource wars, drought, famine, dissidence, extinctions, epidemics, technological break-throughs, energy shortages, and political backlash
  • 50 signature animal species to save - against the backdrop of enormous biodiversity loss
  • 40 specific future technologies to develop - including nuclear fusion, biofuels, nanotech, robots, AI, smart grids, advanced medicine, synthetic food, and space exploration
  • 6 'tipping points' - world-changing events such as the Amazon collapse and the Antarctic ice shelf collapse
  • 3D Earth globe - showing climate related changes with Earth 'telemetry' - visually graphing past and future change
  • Earth overlays - revealing local temperature change, devastation, and population

Järjestelmävaatimukset

Windows
Mac OS X
    Vähimmäisvaatimukset:
    • Käyttöjärjestelmä: Windows XP, Vista, 7
    • Prosessori: 2.33Ghz:n SSE2:a tukeva prosessori (Pentium 4 ja Athlon 64) tai parempi
    • Muisti: 2Gt
    • Kiintolevytilaa: 1Gt
    • Näytönohjain: 512Mt näytönohjain
    • Ääni: Integroitu ääni
    • Direct®: 9
    Suositeltu:
    • Käyttöjärjestelmä: Windows Vista, 7
    • Prosessori: 2.33Ghz:n SSE2:a tukeva prosessori (Pentium 4 ja Athlon 64) tai parempi
    • Muisti:3Gt
    • Kiintolevytila: 1Gt
    • Näytönohjain: 512Mt näytönohjain
    • Ääni: Integroitu äänikortti
    • Direct®: 9
    • OS: OS X version 10.6, or later.
    • Processor: 2.33 GHz Intel Processor or better
    • Memory: 3 GB
    • Hard Disk Space: 1GB
    • Sound: Integrated sound
Hyödylliset arvostelut
20/23 (87%) arvioi tämän hyödylliseksi
3.8 tuntia pelattu
Julkaistu 10. elokuu, 2014.
This is a very depressing game and it is extremely hard/impossible to make every country happy. It's quite addicting and very upsetting at the same time. Honestly i don't know whether i would recommend it but I said "yes" because it is original.
Oliko tämä arvostelu hyödyllinen? Kyllä Ei Funny
11/12 (92%) arvioi tämän hyödylliseksi
1 person found this review funny
114.1 tuntia pelattu
Julkaistu 2. lokakuu, 2014.
This game is FAR from perfect -- even with the "unofficial patch" there are are loads of bugs. But it definitely presents a perspective on an extremely important issue that video gamers are not likely to stumble across on their own. It certainly got me thinking on a couple of subjects. If you're so entrenched in your own beliefs that nothing can ever change your mind, then don't bother with this title. But if your mind is open even a teensy crack, it wouldn't hurt to try it out. You might even have fun -- it is, after all, a game! And maybe -- like me -- it might inspire you to do your own research on the subject and learn a thing or two.
Oliko tämä arvostelu hyödyllinen? Kyllä Ei Funny
5/5 (100%) arvioi tämän hyödylliseksi
5.8 tuntia pelattu
Julkaistu 12. marraskuu, 2014.
This game is a little rough. So is life. And then you die.

Climate change bring unforgiving experience. Play the right cards early or have no cards later.

IMO this game + all dlc is worth around five bucks total. I payed 15 and I think it's not worth.
Oliko tämä arvostelu hyödyllinen? Kyllä Ei Funny
2/2 (100%) arvioi tämän hyödylliseksi
39.2 tuntia pelattu
Julkaistu 20. marraskuu, 2014.
Very intesting card game, haven't figured out how to win the game very well, other than to destroy industry and starve and kill people.
Oliko tämä arvostelu hyödyllinen? Kyllä Ei Funny
2/2 (100%) arvioi tämän hyödylliseksi
16.2 tuntia pelattu
Julkaistu 18. marraskuu, 2014.
Amazing! This game makes you question some of your ways of seeing the world! There is a clear problem with global warming and, probably, what you think will solve it may not do any good whatsoever... Despite being a superb experience, there are some signals of the personal orientation of the developers on the matter, but it doesn't take away from the fun.
Oliko tämä arvostelu hyödyllinen? Kyllä Ei Funny
3/4 (75%) arvioi tämän hyödylliseksi
15.3 tuntia pelattu
Julkaistu 22. elokuu, 2014.
Very diffcult, not very easy to grasp at first but my god there is so much good stuff here once you get into it.
Oliko tämä arvostelu hyödyllinen? Kyllä Ei Funny
1/2 (50%) arvioi tämän hyödylliseksi
4.7 tuntia pelattu
Julkaistu 21. marraskuu, 2014.
First of all: the game is addictive. That's the good side.

The game idea is great. You are responsible for a new organization that has to take care of mainly the earth itself. Your moves are measured against the global temperature rise. You can reach your goal through different ways. Quite interesting is the idea of drawing cards.

But...

once you're diving deep into the game you will miss a sandbox mode. However, you might think that this is only a minor point. The major missing point is that you rarely know what impact your moves got onto the engine. This makes the game quite hard to play at some points.

For me was the "but" a big issue, thus I can't recommend the game.
Oliko tämä arvostelu hyödyllinen? Kyllä Ei Funny
41/43 (95%) arvioi tämän hyödylliseksi
9.3 tuntia pelattu
Julkaistu 26. marraskuu, 2013.
Fate of the World is a really deep (and dark) Simulation of our upcoming years. Especially with all the available DLC it has lots and lots of content to keep you busy for a long while and make sure you'll get money's worth. Like all simulations and simulation games it is obviously not a complete and perfect replica of the real world. Of all the Simulation-games I've played throughout my life it is one of the deppest and most realistic simulations though.

You should definitely not play this game if you're afraid to start over again many times until you reach one of the desired endings. There is a reason that the 7th word in the description is "dramatic". You'll often run into bad ends or simply won't reach the neccessary mission goals in time. A great idea can backfire and make you think twice about adopting it the next time around.

The game presents choices for every region in "cards". This makes it look like a card-game to some people but it really isn't. I think the game desingers just tried to find a name to summarize "Policies", "Research Programs", "Military Actions", etc. and then they though "Hey, those things are presented on stuff that looks like cards." So they went with cards. Don't be turned away becaues you don't like card-games. FotW is not a card game and it might just aswell be called "decisions"; There's no deck, no drawing of cards, etc, etc.

Play this game if:
-You like mental challenges
-You're not afraid to see our Earth go to hell (because of your decisions)
-You think Trial-and-Error can be fun

Don't play this game if:
-You hate starting over
-You hate going through menus and just want to "play play play"
Oliko tämä arvostelu hyödyllinen? Kyllä Ei Funny
16/16 (100%) arvioi tämän hyödylliseksi
47.2 tuntia pelattu
Julkaistu 3. joulukuu, 2013.
Fate of the World tells a story of what will probably happen if or when the global warming gets out of hand and they let you to be in charge.

The challenge is not a simple one. In charge of GEO, you are faced with all the global problems at the same time from floods and changing weather patterns caused by the global warming, economic crisis caused by the decreasing oil production rate and the social crisis caused by overpopulation. You tackle the problems by instituting 5-year plans. They are represented by issuing policies, i.e. "playing cards", each of which costs money and man power. And if you screw up, you will be lynched or disintegrated by a global nuclear war.

There are six card types, ranging from projects to several kinds of policies. Projects are special long-term actions that let you e.g. start space program or force people to go vegetarian. The policies allow you to do anything from e.g. constructing defenses against warming effects to using extreme measures of population control. These are used to affect the problems represented by charts and statistics available to those of you who want to see the concrete effects.

At first it feels easy to handle the problems. Then the economic crisis because of the lack of oil kicks in and you no longer have enough money to handle everything. Then you have to learn to prioritize or get lynched trying.

There are several scenarios to try out. The basic one, with several variations, is to try to survive until year 2200 battling the global warming and trying to save the humanity, but there's also a scenario where you're actually trying to destroy the world, if you're in a mood for some evil masterminding.

Mood and suspense are big things here, maintained by some awestrucking music and local news from around the world, listed by region. Interface needs a while to get used but most of the action happens anyway in choosing policies and judging, what you can afford and where to concentrate your efforts. One full game takes about two hours of intense thinking to play through, so by the time you're through with your first game you'll already know enough to try that much better again. It's exciting to try different approaches and once you finally manage to survive through the term (even barely), it's a total triumph.
Oliko tämä arvostelu hyödyllinen? Kyllä Ei Funny
18/20 (90%) arvioi tämän hyödylliseksi
4.4 tuntia pelattu
Julkaistu 22. helmikuu, 2014.
This is one of the most depressing games I've ever played, but it's definitely worth the buy! It's very fair and realistic, with more data than you will know what to do with. Use it correctly, save the world- but take something for granted and you've led on a nuclear war! Once you get past the tutorial, it only gets more interesting. Good luck!
Oliko tämä arvostelu hyödyllinen? Kyllä Ei Funny
14/16 (88%) arvioi tämän hyödylliseksi
15.3 tuntia pelattu
Julkaistu 13. maaliskuu, 2014.
Original, complex insight into the problems of global climate change. The gameplay is rather difficult, but it still manages to generate the addictive "just-one-more-turn" syndrome. Worth trying if you're interested in games tackling real-life issues.
Oliko tämä arvostelu hyödyllinen? Kyllä Ei Funny
14/16 (88%) arvioi tämän hyödylliseksi
1.5 tuntia pelattu
Julkaistu 16. helmikuu, 2014.
I just saved Africa from a total collapse and now I feel great.

What more could I ask from a videogame?
Oliko tämä arvostelu hyödyllinen? Kyllä Ei Funny
10/11 (91%) arvioi tämän hyödylliseksi
22.7 tuntia pelattu
Julkaistu 25. marraskuu, 2013.
Despite the fact that this game is brutal and hard, it is very addicting and worth trying for science obessed people.
Oliko tämä arvostelu hyödyllinen? Kyllä Ei Funny
7/7 (100%) arvioi tämän hyödylliseksi
100.8 tuntia pelattu
Julkaistu 20. toukokuu, 2014.
This is my favorite strategy game of all time (Once it's been modded).

HOWEVER!

Don't get it if:

-You have little interest in economics, politics, energy markets, technology, or global development.

-You have no tolerance for a challenging game that isn't afraid to push your ♥♥♥♥ in.

-You aren't willing to invest time into understanding complex game mechanics that are poorly presented.


If none of these deter you then you will have blast and spend many late late nights watching your global civilization teeter on the balance.

I really really recommend mods to improve the game's presentation and balance. Look up Fate of the World Unofficial Patch v0.50 by Delnar_Ersike in particular, I find it does the best job of creating interesting economic trade offs and providing a more objective, less statist interpretation of economics and markets.
Oliko tämä arvostelu hyödyllinen? Kyllä Ei Funny
12/17 (71%) arvioi tämän hyödylliseksi
4.5 tuntia pelattu
Julkaistu 23. joulukuu, 2011.
It's a pretty complex card game where you get to play global policy maker. There are actually a lot of different things you need to keep track of including region stability, employment, population growth, energy demands, technology research, medical care, education, and many others. There is an immense amount of data available to aid you in your cause, but you can choose to ignore it altogether and just "roll the dice" and see what happens.

The game is not very intuitive. It isn't obvious what each card does until you've played them a couple of times, and it took me several campaigns before I got a better understanding of how they were used to actually accomplish goals. You'll definitely need a little patience to struggle through it. It's a different strategy game than the norm, but nothing I would recommend. It's one of those games that you either love or hate--not much room for being on the fence.
Oliko tämä arvostelu hyödyllinen? Kyllä Ei Funny
7/9 (78%) arvioi tämän hyödylliseksi
1.5 tuntia pelattu
Julkaistu 20. joulukuu, 2013.
Stupidly difficult and utterly terrifying (in an this-is-where-we're-headed way, not a jump-out-of-your-seat way), makes me wonder why it's labeled as "casual".

If you're the kind of casual gamer who quits when they loose, don't buy it.
If you're the kind of casual gamer who is actually an OCD hardcore gamer who fancies a break from FarCry3 Relic grinding, you'll probably enjoy saving the world, one oil spill at a time.
Oliko tämä arvostelu hyödyllinen? Kyllä Ei Funny
8/11 (73%) arvioi tämän hyödylliseksi
68.2 tuntia pelattu
Julkaistu 22. toukokuu, 2012.
DIS A HARD GAME
Oliko tämä arvostelu hyödyllinen? Kyllä Ei Funny
2/2 (100%) arvioi tämän hyödylliseksi
51.5 tuntia pelattu
Julkaistu 8. heinäkuu, 2013.
A decent enough game, but get the Tipping Point edition. The basic version is horribly unbalanced and practically unwinable. But even at unbalanced and unwinable, I've still managed to dump 40 hours into it, which really says something about how promising the base game is.
Oliko tämä arvostelu hyödyllinen? Kyllä Ei Funny
2/2 (100%) arvioi tämän hyödylliseksi
14.0 tuntia pelattu
Julkaistu 12. lokakuu, 2012.
Good for gaining perspective into the difficulties in saving the world without destroying it.

Couple good jokes and some nasty black ops actions if you're feeling a little sadistic.
Oliko tämä arvostelu hyödyllinen? Kyllä Ei Funny
2/2 (100%) arvioi tämän hyödylliseksi
63.2 tuntia pelattu
Julkaistu 3. heinäkuu, 2011.
This game is exciting, difficult, and addictively complex. You take the role of a dictatorial world government, with one mission. To stop the destruction of our planet's climate, by any means necessary.
You will face droughts, massive civil unrest, the proliferation of nuclear weapons, a whole host of real-world problems. Whether you deal with it through socially acceptable means, or more evil strategies, is up to you. You even get to decide what socially acceptable is, as long as you have the money.

Fate of the World is a beautiful game, with crisp clean art that helps you instantly identify what is happenning and when. If you dig deeper than the surface cards and their effects, there are massive amounts of data available for you to fine tune your economies and environmental efforts.

I would have paid more for this game.
Oliko tämä arvostelu hyödyllinen? Kyllä Ei Funny