Embark on an unpredictable survival journey in Start Over. Solo, co-op, online, explore diverse landscapes, craft through 4 tech tiers, encounter wildlife, and trade or raid for resources. Choose your path, defend against waves, and shape your destiny in a dynamic world. Are you ready to Start Over?
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Mixed (247) - 69% of the 247 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date:
Apr 20, 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?

“Because Start Over is a work in progress. We require time, support, feedback, and ideas to refine development and create the best possible experience. Join us in shaping the game's evolution!”

Approximately how long will this game be in Early Access?

“Our commitment to development extends as long as there's an active player base and a thriving community. With your continued support, we'll keep refining and enhancing Start Over to deliver an exceptional gaming experience.”

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

“The journey from Early Access to the full version is already shaping up to be substantial. With numerous additions since release, expect a vastly expanded experience: more exploration, a plethora of new items, enriched gameplay, and the introduction of innovative systems that will transform Start Over into a truly remarkable adventure.”

What is the current state of the Early Access version?

“The present state is highly favorable, reflecting extensive efforts in balancing, bug resolution, and the incorporation of novel systems. Notably, a fresh map awaits exploration, offering an enhanced experience. Brace yourself for an array of new tools, weapons, and items that contribute to the game's enriched gameplay.”

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

“Currently, the game offers over 100 hours of enjoyable content, and its price is considered modest. However, as development progresses and the game evolves, we intend to adjust the pricing to reflect the enriched experience it provides.”

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

“Our commitment to community involvement is evident through the hundreds of bug fixes derived from community reports and the incorporation of numerous suggested features. We meticulously test player saves for bugs, maintain open lines of communication through community channels and Discord, and actively encourage everyone to contribute feedback, suggestions, bug reports, opinions, screenshots, videos, and their overall experiences. Your engagement on the Steam community and our Discord is essential to our collaborative journey.”
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About This Game



Start Over

An extraordinary survival experience that beckons you to embark on a fresh journey in a world ripe with untapped potential. Whether you're a lone wolf, a cooperative enthusiast, or a seeker of randomness, this game offers an unparalleled adventure tailored to your playstyle.

Key Features:

Survive Together or Alone: Dive into the challenges of survival with the freedom to choose your path. Brave the dangers on your own, team up with friends for a cooperative experience, or join forces with fellow survivors online.

Dynamic World:

Immerse yourself in the ebb and flow of a living, breathing world with intricate day and night cycles. Adapt to changing weather conditions as you traverse expansive landscapes, from rolling plains to untamed wilderness.

Expansive Crafting System:

Unleash your creativity with an intricate crafting system spanning over 4 technology tiers. Craft a vast array of items and structures to shape your environment to your advantage and ensure your survival.

Industrialize:

Advance to unlock cutting edge machinery and technology, propelling you toward greater progression.


Exploration Awaits:

Uncover the mysteries and secrets of two sprawling maps, each filled with diverse environments, villages, military bases, camps, caves, and enigmatic points of interest.

Resource Gathering and Construction:

Collect valuable resources to craft, build, and fortify your own haven amidst the chaos. With a multitude of items to craft, you'll have the tools to shape your surroundings and elevate your chances of survival.

Fortify Your Base:

Progress through tiers to access upgraded barricades and building components.

Varied Wildlife and Inhabitants:

Encounter a rich ecosystem of animals and people that inhabit this realm. Trade with friendly vendors, or confront the challenges posed by the diverse inhabitants of the land.

Random Events:

Brace yourself for the unexpected. Encounter a range of random events that add a layer of unpredictability to your adventure, making every moment unique.

Trade or Conquer:

Navigate the delicate balance between cooperation and conflict. Choose to trade with friendly outposts for vital resources, or muster your strength to raid hostile points of interest for rare loot that could tip the scales in your favor.

Explore by Land or Wheels:

Roam the land on foot, or speed up your journey by riding horses or driving vehicles. The choice is yours, and the world is yours to discover.

Optional Wave System:

Craving a challenge? Enable the wave system and put your strategic prowess to the test. Defend your territory against increasingly tough raids every 1.5 hours, pushing you to adapt and innovate to survive.

Advanced Defense Mechanics:

As technology evolves, so do the threats you face. Build air defenses, bunkers, and mortars to fortify your position. Construct concrete walls and fences, and even hire mercenaries to bolster your defenses.

Automate Defense & Forge Weapons:

Establish automated defenses and craft diverse weapons and equipment to fortify your defenses or dominate


A Haven or an Odyssey:

Forge your own destiny in this compelling world. Whether you're content with building a picturesque home and uncovering secrets, or yearn for the adrenaline of combat and conquest, Start Over grants you the canvas to paint your story.

Are you ready to embrace the challenge and seize the opportunity to Start Over? Your journey begins now.

Cut down trees to collect wood.


Wood is a versatile resource that can be used in various crafts and constructions. It can be
processed into planks for building bases, and it is also used as fuel for campfires and furnaces.

Mine different types of rocks for ore.


Ore can be smelted in furnaces to create various materials that are useful for crafting items.

Cook food on the campfire.


Prepare a diverse range of mouth watering dishes over the campfire, grill, or in a pot.

Mature Content Description

The developers describe the content like this:

Start Over contains violence, blood and gore.

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system Windows 10 64 Bit
    • Processor: INTEL CORE I5-8400 or AMD RYZEN 3 3300X
    • Memory: 12 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 3GB or AMD Radeon RX 570 4GB
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Storage: 30 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: SSD (Preferred)
    Recommended:
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system Windows 10 64 Bit
    • Processor: INTEL CORE I7-8700K or AMD RYZEN 5 3600X
    • Memory: 16 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce 1080Ti or AMD Radeon RX 5700 XT
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Storage: 30 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: SSD (Preferred)

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