Salt is a slower paced exploration game where you sail from island to island looking for loot and new discoveries! Relax and explore at your own pace, picking a direction and setting sale across a vast ocean filled with quests, merchants, ruins, pirates, and other mysterious places.
Recent Reviews:
Mostly Negative (26) - 30% of the 26 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
All Reviews:
Mostly Positive (1,219) - 79% of the 1,219 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date:
Feb 6, 2018

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February 19

Hotfix Update

Hey everyone!

We recently pushed some bug fixes and changes since release. If you find anymore bugs or issues, please let us know so we can fix those as soon as possible! Also, just as a reminder we do not have any plans for any other major content updates. We reached our original roadmap for the game and have since fully released.

Thank you again so much to our amazing community for your support throughout the early access process.

  • Fixed a bug where some fish were not able to be caught.
  • Fixed name of lighting rod arrow recipe
  • Fixed sea turtle shells showing up in the bait tab (if you have it unlocked)
  • Fixed some typos with sea chef and his sold items.
  • Fixed the name on the buff given by the fruit bowl item.
  • Fixed too many hermington's brew dropping.
  • Belt of the lost hunter's effect now has a name.
  • Assassin's cloak can no longer apply its effects multiple times.
  • Fixed description on the network update frequency setting.
  • The spyglass now has a set zoom amount regardless of your current FOV settings.
  • Hiding HUD now hides the keyboard quick bar.
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February 6

Salt is Officially Released!

Hey everyone!

Today we have released Salt out of early access! Again we want to thank everyone for your support and feedback throughout the early access process. As a small team, it's been a large game to work on and while there's more we would have liked to do, we have completed our original roadmap of the game and will still be supporting the game with bug fixes and balancing changes.

We have also recently pushed some new updates live. You can read the patch notes below for that update.

Again, thanks to everyone for your support and we hope you have a fun adventure in Salt!

Patch Notes - Update 2.0.0b17

- You can now scroll the map with WASD.
- The equipment set UI is no longer visible when trading.
- Dragged icons now render in front of the hot-bar when it is set to always show.
- increased transparency of collection particles.
- The chat window now fades out after a time of not receiving messages.
- Deer can no longer bump into other deer.
- Updated description on the guardian core.
- Moved the arrow count UI so that it doesn't overlap with the multiplayer icon.
- Changed offhand bobbing animation.
- You can now use any red lure in the crafting recipe for the pink lure.
- Removed collider in the hole in the back of ships with the maiden model so you can shoot cannons through them.
- Added craft-able compass stand.
- Added craft-able healing arrows for use in multiplayer.
- Added a collider to The Blacksmith's forge.
- Added an icon in item descriptions to indicate if the item has an associated visual when equipped.
- Added an option to turn off help notifications.
- Added editable macros that you can create to quickly say things in chat, as well as some default macros to do social gestures.
- Added an option to change your skin color in the avatar view.
- Added ability to change the sort behavior (page vs whole inventory) in the sort UI itself.
- Added option to reverse sorting order.
- Added help entry for equipment sets.
- Added music for Grent.
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“It’s a properly lovely game to play. Calm, gentle and yet still letting you hit plate-faced pirates with an axe.”
Rock Paper Shotgun

“The true beauty of the art and environment lends itself to the feeling of freedom Salt offers.”
Power Up Gaming

“It’s hard to ignore how beautiful the world of Salt is, and the act of sailing around on your own is strangely peaceful.”
Indie Obscura

About This Game

Salt is a slower paced island exploration game about discovery and loot. You start out on an island with the basic resources needed to build your first raft and then you're free to pick any direction and go as far as you please. During your adventure you will explore uncharted islands, discover mysterious places, go on quests, relax on the sea, upgrade your ships, discover pirates and other characters, and loot hundreds of rare items throughout the sea!

Key Features

  • Complete the main quest or one of over 50 side quests filled with lore and secrets to earn rare loot.
  • Go on adventures with your friends, sail the seas, and trade rare items you discover throughout the world.
  • Discover ancient ruins, cultists, merchants, pirates, and more.
  • Relax and sail towards the sunset or explore new islands. You are free to set the pace and go anywhere you want.
  • Find huge ships and decorate them to make them your home at sea.
  • RPG-style loot system with item rarities and hundreds of weapons, armor, resources, and mysterious items.
  • The world is procedurally generated and limitless. Set sail on the ocean and explore an infinite amount of islands.
  • Use the in-game map to chart the islands you come across and make note of rare loot or places you discover.
  • Hunt wildlife or fish on the open sea.

    About Lavaboots Studios

    Lavaboots Studios is a small indie game company of three members that is founded based on a purpose rather than a product. Have you ever played a game that gave you a feeling? If you have, then you know exactly what we are talking about. It's something that sticks with you for the rest of your life. It is our mission to create worlds that inspire adventure and forge an unforgettable journey.

System Requirements

    • OS: Windows XP or later
    • Processor: 2.0Ghz Dual Core CPU
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 512MB video card with shader model 2.0
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Storage: 700 MB available space
    • OS: Windows XP or later
    • Processor: 3.0Ghz Dual Core CPU
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 1024MB video card with shader model 3.0
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Storage: 1 GB available space
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