Curious Expedition is a roguelike expedition simulation set in the late 19th century. Together with famous personalities you will venture on unprecedented expeditions to regions never explored before for fame, science and treasures.
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Very Positive (1,487) - 88% of the 1,487 user reviews for this game are positive.
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Sep 2, 2016
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November 26

New explorer: Rasputin - plus Russian language

Curious Expedition is now available in Russian! To celebrate this new language we have added the legendary Grigori Rasputin as a new explorer.

A mysterious and pursuasive Preacher, he can always recruit at villages, no matter what standing he has with the natives.

Here is the full list of changes to Curious Expedition with version 1.3.13:
  • Added Russian translation
  • Added new Explorer character Rasputin
  • Tuning Changes
    • Tuned Slaver trading
    • Reduced the chance of starting a fire after resting
  • Modding
    • Fix for item 'addStatus' keyword not working
    • Fix for 'sprawlEvents' keyword not working
    • Barter and Loot events can now specify a 'invName' that will be used to determine which inventory in the location is used to contain the items
  • Bug Fixes
    • Fixed maps sometimes having blocking mountains that prevent exploration
    • Fixed Pack Ice sinking when it shouldn't have
    • Fixed some English and German language issues
    • Fixed Chinese language wrapping issues
    • Playing the tutorial no longer removes your savegame
    • Fix for tiles not correctly animating when replaced
    • Fixed cave giant spider event not triggering correct event after combat
    • Fixed unwanted camera panning when interacting with items
    • Fixed issue where cultist mission takeover would conflict with stash inventory
    • Haggle skill is now correctly evaluated when entering barter screen
    • Fixed victory screen chat position
    • Fixed combat dice shaking sometimes not behaving correctly
    • Fixed action buttons not always being visible
    • Fix for diary image going back when it's changed
    • Fix for game closing when quitting credits
    • Fixed corrupted sound issues on some machines
    • Fixed missing effect when uploading mods
    • Fixed graphical issues on Ranking screen when scaling mode is 3
    • Fixed party members not chatting
    • Party members now animate when chatting
    • Fixed wrong world start position
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October 8

Update 1.3.12

Hello Explorers! As you may have heard, we've recently been working on a new, experimental, free-to-play, multiplayer spin-off, called Curious Expedition RIVALS. In today's patch we're updating The Curious Expedition with some of the improvements and fixes we've made while developing RIVALS.



UI Changes
  • Added smooth zooming
  • Improvements to infection/death system
    • Infobox now shows the death chance for infected characters
    • A diary alert is shown before opening the diary when somebody is dieing
  • Tin can items will only be shown as usable when they can actually be used (sanity less than 30)
  • Added quick scroll to credits; added new entries for fan edition
Tuning changes
  • Increased chance of catastrophic outcoume when sending claustrophobic person into cave without torch
  • Waiting now costs the base trip cost in sanity
  • Only one item per item category is now cooled down per turn, instead of all of them
  • Changed jungle rot sickness to be potentially deadly
  • Tweaked how often some events could appear on one expedition
Bugfixes
  • Toughness can't be reduced below zero when contracting a disease
  • The shop-specific item value bonuses are only displayed when at the shop screen
  • Indicator for item usage in combat now matches the reality
  • Various German typos fixed
Modding
  • Added support for Character flags +noMirror, +noHealth and +noLoyalty
  • Party buttons are refreshed when stats change
  • Vehicles can't get infected
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Reviews

“The best roguelike of 2016.”
Rock, Paper, Shotgun

“A disturbing portrait of the colonial mind.”
Killscreen

“One of my indie highlights of the year.”
Gamestar

About This Game

Curious Expedition is a roguelike expedition simulation set in the late 19th century. Together with famous personalities you will venture on unprecedented expeditions to regions never explored before for fame, science and treasures. Put on your pith helmet and khakis and make your way through a lush, procedurally generated world full of wonder and mystery. Now go explore, adventure awaits!

Gameplay overview

  • Experience your very own adventure through a procedural story which makes every game unique.
  • Explore procedurally generated worlds, each with its own distinctive set of challenges for the ambitious explorer.
  • Plan and equip your trek. A good explorer is prepared for any eventuality.

  • Manage your resources to keep your trek alive and sanity high. Balance your needs with the desire to carry all that precious treasure back home.
  • Visit and interact with the land’s natives. Enter villages, trade and communicate with local tribes and civilizations that are unknown to mankind.
  • Loot mysterious temple ruins to gain fame and treasures, but watch out for deadly traps and curses that will compromise your trek and the world around you.
  • Equip and utilize miraculous treasures to gain advantages, but be wary of unforeseeable side effects.
  • Fight and defend your trek against a wide range of wild animals, mystical creatures and even dinosaurs.
  • Includes our free DLC "The Arctic Expanse" adding new arctic biomes, new characters, new items, new events and much much more
  • Encounter endless possibilities with Curious Expedition mods. From simple items to new characters or expeditions to the moon, everything is possible.

System Requirements

Windows
Mac OS X
SteamOS + Linux
    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows 7
    • Processor: 2 GHz
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 1280x720 minimum resolution, OpenGL 2.0 Support, recommended dedicated graphics card with 128 MB of RAM
    • Storage: 150 MB available space
    Minimum:
    • OS: Mac OS X 10.6 or above
    • Processor: 2 GHz
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 1280x720 minimum resolution, OpenGL 2.0 Support, recommended dedicated graphics card with 128 MB of RAM
    • Storage: 150 MB available space
    Minimum:
    • OS: Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, fully updated
    • Processor: 2 GHz
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 1280x720 minimum resolution, OpenGL 2.0 Support
    • Storage: 150 MB available space

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