A colony building game with an emphasis on unexpected events, online co-op, and managing a unique community. Build your colony, feed your colonists, research technologies, craft advanced weapons, explore the world, fight enemies and defend your property.
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Very Positive (89) - 87% of the 89 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date:
Jan 19, 2023

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Note: This Early Access game is not complete and may or may not change further. If you are not excited to play this game in its current state, then you should wait to see if the game progresses further in development. Learn more

What the developers have to say:

Why Early Access?

“The game is in a playable state and Early Access is a great opportunity to involve a larger community and their feedback in the development process.”

Approximately how long will this game be in Early Access?

“Roughly 18 months.”

How is the full version planned to differ from the Early Access version?

“The full version will be far more optimized and will also contain more features like leaders of other colonies (hostile / neutral / friendly), interactions with them via a dialogue menu, a trading system, taming animals, prisoners, additional modern and future technologies and more.”

What is the current state of the Early Access version?

“Many core mechanics are already implemented like: online co-op, the building system, power systems, the technology tree, colonists and jobs, basic combat, animals, insects, enemies, wanderer communities, trader caravans and more.”

Will the game be priced differently during and after Early Access?

“With large updates and content additions the price will be slightly increased.”

How are you planning on involving the Community in your development process?

“There is a discord server for feedback, suggestions and discussion as well as a youtube channel with development update videos.”
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About This Game

Note: 3-4 player co-op mode is still experimental.

A colony building game with an emphasis on unexpected events, online co-op, and managing a unique community. The story begins with nothing more than a few colonists and limited resources in an unknown world.


With the right materials, you can build multi-story buildings, as well as a base that extends underground or into the mountains. In addition, there is a large selection of furniture, pictures and other decoration options to customize the individual rooms according to your wishes.


Research numerous technologies and use them to unlock more advanced weapons, items, machines and other construction elements. The technology tree offers over 50 individual technology fields and is divided into 4 ages - basic, modern, computer and nuclear age.


While your colony is frequently visited by wanderers, traders, and other groups, less peaceful individuals may also become aware of your community. Whether it's hostile colonists, dangerous animals, or intelligent insects, you should always have a good defense strategy in place. Nature, of course, provides a number of events that can hasten the death of your colonists.


If you play with another player, you will be placed in the same world and each player will control their own colonists. You can trade resources, treat each other's colonists medically, work together to deal with events and attacks, strengthen colonist relationships, and much more.


Each colonist is an individual person and has the following characteristics:

  • Expectations:
    With every new member in your community, the expectations of all other members also increase. They can ask for their own room, specific furniture, special rooms and more.
  • Mood:
    Your colonists' mood should always be positive; otherwise, dangerous situations can arise.
  • Injuries & Illnesses:
    Stab wounds, bruises, bleeding, poisoning or diseases are just some of the things that can endanger the lives of your colonists.
  • Skills, Talents and Traits:
    While your colonists aren't just distinguished by their skills and talents, they also possess defining traits that bring great benefits but also disadvantages.


  • Online co-op
  • Regular visits from wanderers, traders and other groups
  • Trading system for normal traders but also between different players
  • Dialog menu for interacting with neutral colonists
  • Quests you can get from neutral colonists (also includes online co-op quests)
  • Electricity system with power generators, batteries, power consumers and switches
  • Many special and unexpected events
  • 4 technology ages and over 50 individual technologies
  • Creative building over several floors
  • Many decoration options to customize each room
  • Crafting items, weapons and other components
  • Animals, insects and other non-ordinary creatures
  • Individual colonists with expectations, moods, skills and special traits
  • Relationships between colonists (also between colonists from different players)
  • Stationary weapons such as turrets or artillery pieces

System Requirements

    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS *: Windows 8 or higher (64-bit)
    • Processor: INTEL Core i3 2.4GHz
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 550 or ATI™ Radeon™ HD 6XXX or higher
    • DirectX: Version 10
    • Storage: 2 GB available space
    • Sound Card: Windows compatible sound card
    • Additional Notes: Maybe it also works on Windows 7, but this is untested
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: Windows 10 64-bit
    • Processor: Intel Core i7 or equivalent
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 770 or AMD R9 280
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Storage: 2 GB available space
    • Sound Card: Windows compatible sound card
    • Additional Notes: These requirements could change
* Starting January 1st, 2024, the Steam Client will only support Windows 10 and later versions.

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