Guide a group of space settlers trying to establish a base on a remote planet. Grow food, collect energy, mine resources, survive disasters and build a self-sufficient colony in a harsh and unforgiving environment.
Recent Reviews:
Mixed (37) - 56% of the 37 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
All Reviews:
Mostly Positive (4,854) - 76% of the 4,854 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date:
Oct 15, 2015

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May 6

Version 1.3.4 released

Small maintenance update:


- Fixed crash saving games introduced in 1.3.3

- Fixed text in tutorial, that indicated that main menu was at the top of the screen, when in fact it has moved to the bottom in the latest version.
- Fixed typo in Cabin tooltip.
- Temp files for profile, settings and savegames, are now created in the same folder as the final file to reduce the likelihood of corruption.
- If the game can not load settings or profile files, a more helpful error message is displayed.

- Game no longer writes log.txt file, as it was being blocked by anti virus software
- Game now uses a temp file in user folder to store in progress savegames, to avoid them being blocked by anti virus

- Printed message when game can not write log.txt file

- Fixed rare crash while downloading the Dawn of Man announcement image
- Preventing broken challenges from crashing the challenges screen
- Fixed various glitches when changing resolution on Mac
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March 26

Dawn of Man + Planetbase bundle live

The Dawn of Man + Planetbase bundle will get you a 10% discount on both Madruga Works' titles.

This is a "complete the set bundle" so if you own one of the two games, you can still get the other one at a discount.
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About This Game

Planetbase is a strategy game where you guide a group of space settlers trying to establish an outpost on a remote planet.

In the game you play the role of the base architect and manager, telling your colonists where to build the structures they will need to survive. You will have to ensure that they have a constant supply of oxygen, food and water to stay alive.

You will get them to collect energy, extract water, mine metal, grow food, manufacture bots, and build a fully self-sufficient base in a harsh environment, where you are always one step away from total failure.

Even if the game is not intended to be a simulator, all the mechanics are plausible, and based on what the expected challenges of establishing a colony in an new planet would be.


  • Four different planets with different conditions and increasing difficulty.

  • Harness solar and wind energy (if available) in order to power the base's structures.
  • Grow hydroponic Vegetables and synthesize Vitromeat to feed your population.
  • Mine and produce raw resources, process them, manufacture goods, and establish a production chain.
  • Carefully manage the colonist immigration flow to ensure you have the people with the right skills.

  • Survive disasters like meteors, sandstorms or solar flares and defend your base from intruders.
  • Mechanize your base by creating your own bots that will help with the more arduous tasks.
  • Grow your colony from a few initial pioneers to a vibrant planetbase with hundreds of colonists.

System Requirements

Mac OS X
    • OS: Windows Vista/7/8/10
    • Processor: 2 GHz Dual Core
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 512 MB VRAM (Shader Model 3)
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Storage: 650 MB available space
    • OS: Windows 7/8/10
    • Processor: Intel Core i5
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: AMD/NVIDIA card
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Storage: 650 MB available space
    • OS: Mac OS X 10.8
    • Processor: 2 GHz Dual Core
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 512 MB VRAM
    • Storage: 650 MB available space
    • OS: Mac OS X 10.11
    • Processor: Intel Core i5
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: AMD/NVIDIA card
    • Storage: 650 MB available space

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