Lead an expedition and explore an arctic island full of wildlife. Build and customize your base camp, gather resources, place data collection systems across the island. Use your kayak to reach icebergs and glaciers. Become a true explorer.
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Mostly Positive (361) - 73% of the 361 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date:
Nov 24, 2014

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What the developers have to say:

Why Early Access?

“Its just the perfect platform to develop this project. From getting the funds needed for development to all the feedback and suggestions players make.”

Approximately how long will this game be in Early Access?

“until Q2 2019”

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

“-items spread across the map that tell the story of previous scientist and explorers.
-more repairable interactive structures.
-more ways to personalize your base.”

What is the current state of the Early Access version?

“-Single player
-Coop mode
-dedicated coop servers

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

“The current price will definitely increase once the full version is out.”

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

“We are open to every bit of feedback we can get. Any idea, critique or recommendation will be extremely useful.”
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April 9

alpha v.8w

-You now require ore to produce hardware
-Hardware welding machines no longer require for you to stay there
-You now require a nearby battery to collect energy
-Batteries now cost hardware instead of money
-You now require energy to produce water outside your base
-Added small animation and bubbles to water tanks
-New “original” structures color
-New drill location icon design
-Improved inventory build icons design
-Improved object reposition system
-Adjusted trading prices
-New “Lab” design
-New potatoes parcel design
-New safe house design
-New ice drills design
-New mining drills design
-New seals design
-Seals are now better distributed across the map
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March 17

alpha v.8S

Added “Observatory” location to the map (contains a repairable telescope)
Added “lava rocks” you can retrieve samples from them and get data in your lab
Improved Antenna gameplay and visuals.
Improved loot crates system
Penguins now respawn everyday
Plant watering system improved
Fishing system improved
Adjusted trading system sell prices

Improved aesthetics on the following place able objects:
Solar panels
Wind turbine
Empty heated room
Water tank
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About This Game

The main objective in Arctico is to collect data about this inhospitable island and its ecosystem while expanding your base.

This vast landscape is yours to explore, and with your dogs and your kayak there is no unreachable location. Place data collection systems such as camera traps and weather monitors, set up your main base, take care of your dogs and ensure the success of the expedition.

some features:
-Base building customization and management
-Dog sled: 4 loyals dogs that will provide swift transportation, you just have to take care of their basic needs.
-Working 2 player online co-op

System Requirements

Mac OS X
    • OS: Windows Vista
    • Processor: Core 2 Duo
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Intel 4xxx Series w/ 512MB VRAM
    • Storage: 1 GB available space
    • Sound Card: Any on-board chip will work
    • OS: Windows 7
    • Processor: i5 quad core 2.60ghz
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: GTX 555/ or 1gb VRAM
    • Sound Card: Anything with Surround capabilites
    • OS: OSX 10.9.3
    • Processor: Core i5 @ 2.2GHz
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Intel HD Graphics 5000
    • Storage: 1 GB available space
    • OS: OSX 10.9.3
    • Processor: Core i7 @ 2.7GHz+
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: standalone GPU with 1gb VRAM
    • Storage: 1 GB available space

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