Winter is a 2D pixel-art strategy game inspired by Slavic mythology. Build an army, protect your forest settlement from mythical creatures, and bring eternal spring to your land. Explore, recruit fighters, and strategize to overcome the challenges of winter.
Recent Reviews:
Very Positive (18) - 83% of the 18 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
All Reviews:
Mixed (176) - 69% of the 176 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date:
15 Mar, 2022

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What the developers have to say:

Why Early Access?

“We considered that the storyline of the game is quite short and linear, and decided to release the game in early access.At the moment the game is fully playable, but we believe that we can improve it with our community of players and testers so that the finished product does not have serious problems and is also more enjoyable for the general player.”

Approximately how long will this game be in Early Access?

“about until the second half of 2022.”

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

“A more elaborate storyline of the game, different types of monsters and tricks that help the player to feel the whole game. development of the plot according to the canons of Slavic mythologies and riddles.”

What is the current state of the Early Access version?

“The game is still under development, hence the Early Access. The current state of the game is Beta and the current available game build is V., which serves as a foundation for future updates. Players are able to play story mode and explore map in the first chapter of the game, following the NPC's story line. 2 More chapters will be added in future updates.”

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

“Price may increase moderately when we release”

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

“Community Steam players can send us feedback on Steam or by email. Feedback and ideas from players are an extremely important detail for us . This completely affects the development process. There are a huge number of ideas for further development of the game, but the actual path will be determined in dialogue with the community Steam.”
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About This Game

Winter is an enchanting economic strategy game that combines a captivating 2D pixel art style with immersive gameplay. Your mission is to safeguard your forest settlement against the relentless onslaught of deranged creatures from Slavic mythology. Forge an indomitable army and construct fiery walls during the night to fend off the chilling spirit of winter. Take charge of your settlement, diligently recruiting fighters to bolster your forces before each nightfall. However, remain vigilant, for each new day presents fresh challenges and obstacles to overcome. Immerse yourself in the mesmerizing world that surrounds you, meticulously studying and exploring the lush forests as you embark on a quest for eternal spring.

Once upon a time, a child with a remarkable difference was born. Their heart burned as intensely as a dragon's breath, and their kindness shone so brightly that even the gods took notice. However, this extraordinary power came at a cost. It drove a hunter to madness, inflicting eternal sorrow upon innocent people. In an attempt to restore balance, the water deity stripped the frost of all its powers. But in turn, the frost imprisoned the child's soul within a sacred totem, rendering them capable of defeating the vengeful merman with their army. In a cruel twist, the water deity brought forth the demise of Mokosh, the god of nature and life. Yet, these mighty powers of frost were taken away, and the child of fire became subject to punishment for any misdeed. Determined to reclaim their true self, the child of fire strives to restore their powers, day after day.

  • Mythical Creatures: "Winter" immerses players in a world filled with enchanting mythical creatures from Slavic mythology. Encounter and engage with a diverse array of beings, each possessing unique abilities, strengths, and weaknesses.
  • Strategic Economic Gameplay: The game emphasizes strategic planning and resource management. Players must gather silver, build and upgrade settlements, and ensure the prosperity of their community to attract new fighters and thrive.
  • Army Development and Training: Create a formidable army capable of battling the frosty creatures and defending your settlement. Recruit fighters from neighboring settlements and train them to unleash their unique skills and abilities in combat.
  • Deep Dive into Slavic Mythology: "Winter" offers an opportunity to delve into the rich lore and history of Slavic mythology. Discover ancient secrets, unravel mysteries, and learn more about the fascinating world that surrounds you as you progress through the snowy forests.
  • Dynamic Weather Events: Weather plays a significant role in the game, with random weather events adding additional challenges. Offerings and prayers to the gods can influence the weather, providing benefits or hindrances that can impact your battle against the forces of winter. Adapt your strategies accordingly to overcome these changing conditions.

System Requirements

    • OS *: Windows 7/8/8.1/10
    • Processor: Intel 4th Gen Dual Core 2.0Ghz
    • Memory: 2048 MB RAM
    • Graphics: Nvidia GTX Series 8
    • DirectX: Version 9.0
    • Storage: 3 GB available space
    • OS: WINDOWS 10
    • Processor: Intel 7th Gen
    • Memory: 4096 MB RAM
    • Graphics: Nvidia GTX Series 10
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Storage: 3 GB available space
* Starting January 1st, 2024, the Steam Client will only support Windows 10 and later versions.

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