Your word is gospel in this god sim set in Sub-Saharan Africa. Influence and try to control your followers using commandments but beware, free will leaves these open to interpretation. Will you create a flourishing civilization or lead them to death and destruction?
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Mixed (12) - 66% of the 12 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
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Mostly Positive (190) - 70% of the 190 user reviews for this game are positive.
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Mar 8, 2018
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January 10

Back From Vacation - January Patch Incoming

Hello everyone,

We're back! We're now working on our patch that will fix the major issues found after the relaunch was launched, it will be online in the end of the month. Stay tuned. :)
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December 21, 2018

Hotfix, Vacation and Winter Sale




Hey,


The new hotfix is live to fix the most irritating bugs, we will be going away for vacation until the 10th January, during the rest of January we will be fixing the things we didn't have time for before the holidays.

Crest is also on the Winter sale during this time, so tell your friends, and leave a good review if you like it. ;)

https://store.steampowered.com/app/341710/Crest__an_indirect_god_sim/


Hotfix

Bug fixes:
  • Fixed issue with followers not migrating to the coast.
  • Fixed harbours not appearing for some cities close to coasts.
  • Fixed diplomats not spawning when cities should create alliances.
  • Fixed tooltips showing wrong texts in the main options menu.
  • Fixed a non-working Steam achievement.
  • Fixed issue with Expertise buildings not being able to upgrade, resulting in max 4 city districts.

Other:
  • The word ‘Socialize’ is unlockable earlier in Book of Learning.
  • If you choose to terraform, you will no longer be spammed with Bulletin Messages.
  • You can no longer open the Word Tablet and the Wisdom Tablet when your legacy has ended.
  • Longer time between tutorial nudges.
  • UI polish


Known Issues
  • Changelog line breaks are a bit “off”.
  • Twitch integration reconnect not working.
  • Interpretation bulletin message calling it “association”
  • Graveyard visual issues with certain history events.
  • Insatiable hunger animal effect does not disappear sometimes.
  • Some UI elements can be accessed after the game has ended.
  • Sometimes, creating commandments in loaded games can cause them to be free of cost and the Word Tablet is not cleared after proclaiming them.
  • In rare cases, saves won’t work.
  • For some, the Mini-Cinematics doesn’t work in the minimap.
  • Sometimes, in loaded games, the animations for followers and animals won’t play correctly.
  • You can't give up and quit in the underworld.
  • Saving during the tutorial will corrupt your save file.
  • Spelling errors



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See you all in 2019, thanks for the support.


Happy holidays!
//Martin and ECS
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About This Game

Welcome to Crest, a unique take on the traditional god sim, where your word is gospel. Control and guide your followers by issuing commandments written in an evolving pictographic language.

How these commandments are interpreted and remembered is not set in stone. What you communicate and what experiences your followers have with the environment is the basis for their religion. Over time, commandments can develop different associations and completely change their meaning. After all, your followers still have free will and will sometimes do what they think is best for them, regardless of what you had in mind.

The consequences of your actions may not always be clear and you will need to be aware of the ever-changing environment, your people's beliefs and their feelings about you.

Will they love, respect or fear you?

Key Features

  • Create your own religion, nurture your followers and observe how they evolve, or die, as a result of your decisions - including the unintended consequences of your commands!

  • Sandbox-style gameplay: Oversee a world where weather, vegetation, mineral deposits, drought and animal behavior will create surprises

  • Weave your own stories through trial and error. The history of your people will be chronicled and presented to you at the end of your vigil using the in-game storybuilder.

  • Progress by unlocking new words, increasing the complexity of your commandments

  • Customize the difficulty of your games with various amounts of resources, animals, islands and overall island quality

  • Built-in Twitch support: When you live-stream the game on Twitch, your viewers can join your cities and vote on commandments to help or disrupt your godly plans

Setting

Crest is an Afrofuturist game that re-imagines how humanity arose in the cradle of humankind on the African continent. It's a historical themed game that tries to emulate an advanced iron age civilization that could have existed a few thousand years ago. The setting for the game world, its flora and fauna is based on African biomes, with rainfall determining the tug-of-war between desert, savanna and jungle.

Progression and Losing

Every new world you start is unique and will write its own stories. If all your followers die, that world is gone forever. However, you will still be able to view the legacy of your previous worlds. As long as your people live you can continue playing and further shape your own history by creating more and more complex commandments with newly unlocked words.

System Requirements

Windows
Mac OS X
SteamOS + Linux
    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows Vista SP1 or newer
    • Processor: 3 GHz
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 1 GB VRAM and shader model 4.0 compatible
    • DirectX: Version 10
    • Storage: 1 GB available space
    Recommended:
    • OS: Windows Vista SP1 or newer
    • Processor: 3 GHz
    • Memory: 16 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce 1060 or equivalent
    • DirectX: Version 10
    • Storage: 1 GB available space
    Minimum:
    • OS: Mac OS X 10.9 or newer
    • Processor: 3 GHz
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 1 GB VRAM and shader model 4.0 compatible
    • Storage: 1 GB available space
    Recommended:
    • OS: Mac OS X 10.9 or newer
    • Processor: 3 GHz
    • Memory: 16 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce 1060 or equivalent
    • Storage: 1 GB available space
    Minimum:
    • OS: Ubuntu 12.04 or newer
    • Processor: 3 GHz
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 1 GB VRAM and shader model 4.0 compatible
    • Storage: 1 GB available space
    Recommended:
    • OS: Ubuntu 12.04 or newer
    • Processor: 3 GHz
    • Memory: 16 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce 1060 or equivalent
    • Storage: 1 GB available space

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