Welcome to the mystical world of Kainga, a unique roguelite village-builder. Take control of a Thinker and, with the help of your people, grow a unique town to complete short challenges while discovering the world and adapting to the pressures of the environment, beasts and other tribes.
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Mostly Positive (585) - 78% of the 585 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date:
Dec 6, 2022

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“Kainga is a game worth paying attention solely for its innovative approach to city builders alone”
Cultured Vultures

“Kainga: Seeds of Civilization is a little gem in the indie world: a solid and layered Village builder with strong Roguelite elements and very good core ideas.”

“Kainga: Seeds of Civilization has an interesting core idea, with its mix of classic city builder and rogue-lite structure.”

About This Game

Welcome to the mystical world of Kainga!

Magical lands full of wonder and beauty, where strange other-worldly beasts roam. Take control of a Thinker and grow your village into a thriving civilization, adapting and surviving against all odds.

Can you master the beautiful but dangerous lands of Kainga?

Complete Challenges:

Kainga: Seeds of Civilization is a unique roguelite-inspired village-builder. Instead of a long-winded city-builder, Kainga is played in short 30-90 minute “runs” where you complete challenges to keep unlocking new maps, Thinkers and unusual technologies.

You play as a Thinker, the village leader, who has to explore the world to find sources of inspiration to discover new technologies to grow your town. Choosing the right technologies that fit your town's need, the environment, challenge and your playstyle is the key to success.

  • Build, Adapt, Survive
    As the Thinker you must use your knowledge of Kainga to lead your tribe, learn through trial and error how to adapt to your surroundings and develop a village that can flourish while protecting your Thinker at all costs. Each Thinker has their own strengths, weaknesses and playstyle.
  • Encounter Mysterious and Dangerous Creatures
    Colossal creatures can be found lurking throughout Kainga’s varied biomes, often hidden in the sea or deep underground. Learn to live in harmony with them, tame them and add them to your economy or use their strength in combat against your rivals.
  • Explore Beautiful and Threatening Lands
    Discover what the 8 unique biomes have to offer, each with its own environment and challenges to overcome. Lead your tribe to adapt and survive across barren deserts, tropical archipelagos, icy mountains, lush jungles and some of the most unusual landscapes in any city-builder.
  • Pick up the Pieces and Try Again
    Death is not the end. Learn from your failures and begin again in a new world. Between games you’ll be able to use Karma to unlock new biomes, technologies, and Thinkers. Expand your knowledge of the world of Kainga to increase your chances of success in the future!

Join the Kainga Community
Kainga is developed by me, Erik, and I’d love to hear your thoughts! Join our Kainga Discord to get involved with updates and share your thoughts on the game - I’d love to hear from you!

System Requirements

    • OS *: Windows Vista, 7, 8/8.1, 10
    • Processor: Dual Core CPU, Intel i5 or better
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 512MB VRAM, OpenGL 3.0 support
    • Storage: 2 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: Have Fun!
    • OS: Windows 10
    • Processor: The more the merrier
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 1024MB VRAM, OpenGL 3.0 support
    • Storage: 2 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: Have lots of fun!
* Starting January 1st, 2024, the Steam Client will only support Windows 10 and later versions.

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