Dig, explore, build, farm, automate, and meet charming Monster Girls in this sandbox RPG. Build your camp, plant crops, set up automated production lines and prepare for an unforgettable adventure!
Recent Reviews:
Mostly Positive (23) - 78% of the 23 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
All Reviews:
Very Positive (654) - 81% of the 654 user reviews for this game are positive.
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Dec 15, 2023
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What the developers have to say:

Why Early Access?

“Return From Core is the first game in our studio. We hope to fully understand the players' preferences and make this game better together with the opportunity of "Early Access"!”

Approximately how long will this game be in Early Access?

“We plan to release the official version 6-9 months after the early access version goes live (expected in the second half of 2024).”

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

“During the Early Access stage, players will have access to 5 floors of content. As we move from Early Access to Full Release, we will release several updates that will add 6-10 floors of content to the game.”

What is the current state of the Early Access version?

“The EA version of the game offers more than 20 hours of gameplay to complete the Main Quest, and over 60 hours of gameplay to fully enjoy the content.”

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

“The price of the early access version will not be higher than the official selling price”

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

“We expect the player community to join the "early access" and give us enough feedback to help us continuously improve the game.”
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“The captivating setting, compelling gameplay loop, and endearing Monster Girls create a foundation for a truly unique and engaging experience.”
The Daily Game Pad

“This is definitely a game to watch develop over the early access period.”
Roundtable Co-op

“If you buy it now, it looks like you’ll be able to enjoy it for a long time.”
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Roadmap

Latest Update



A mysterious monster village surrounded by a toxic miasma! What kind of story will there be behind the mysterious experimental object that is walking towards you?



The Latest Major update is now available, which grants access to the new core Level 6 - "The City of Toxic Miasma". Here are some of the key highlights of this update:

  • Explore Abyss: New Map “The City of Toxic Miasma” unlocked.
  • Powerful Equipment: Added Butterfly Net, Bee Pickaxe, Steel Pincer Pickaxe, and other special equipment but also with armor such as Slime Set, Moth Set, etc.
  • Brand-New Tools: Breeder's Worktable, Beehive, Silkworm Breeding Box, and other new production tools have been added.
  • Level-Up Technology: Master insect breeding techniques and become an insect-catching and breeding expert.
  • Optimization: Increased the excavation speed of the Super Drill to ease the exploration of the Core Level.

About This Game

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Tragedy befell the Earth’s surface, forcing civilization to withdraw deep underground near the planet’s core. Scavenge the world below, mine for natural resources, take down monsters, and learn to survive as the last remnants of humanity. Discover a powerful ancient technology and harness its energy to restore mankind and return to the surface.

DIG & EXPLORE




Dig deeper through the inner core with a trusty pickaxe in one hand and a lantern in the other. Detonate explosives to carve a new path or to defend against tunneling terrors, including slithering sandworms, white wolf spiders, and robotic rodents.

BUILD


Make yourself at home as you explore the underground world. A perfect camp can protect you from lurking creatures and provide a safe place to spend the night. Try spicing up your camp by crafting all kinds of furniture. An adventure should not be dull.

FARM


Food is essential, even in this underground world. You can grow various kinds of vegetables, hunt different underground creatures, and experiment with different recipes to create a variety of foods. Tap into your creativity and culinary skills to come up with perfect combinations that will keep you well-fed.

AUTOMATION


Embark on your mining journey armed with just a single pickaxe in your hand. Traverse the depths of the earth and gather resources while exploring. However, why stop there? Utilize the lost technologies you discover to construct your own automated mining and production system. Sit back, relax, and let the machines do the heavy lifting for you.

MONSTER GIRLS


Cultivate friendships with adorable monster girl companions, humanoid hybrids with powerful abilities and supernatural traits. Gain their favor by learning their distinct personalities and make use of their skills on the quest to the surface. Lilith acts as guide providing useful hints and tips, Cartier is an enigmatic wolf girl with a temper, and Mona is wary of humans with the innate ability of self-healing. Activate their gifts in the form of buffs to help in combat and other endeavors.



*All monster girls appearing in the game are aged 18 and above.

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: Windows 10 64 bit
    • Processor: Intel Core i3-3240 (2 * 3400); AMD FX-4300 (4 * 3800)
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: GeForce GTX 750 Ti 2GB
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Storage: 4 GB available space
    Recommended:
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: Windows 10 64 bit
    • Processor: Intel Core i5-3470
    • Memory: 16 GB RAM
    • Graphics: GeForce GTX 1660 6GB
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Storage: 4 GB available space

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