The Other 99 is a single player, first-person, action-survival game. Ripped from your ordinary life you awaken on a desolate island with nothing but a note that reads, “The only way off the island is through The Other 99”.
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Mixed (57) - 40% of the 57 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date:
Aug 25, 2016

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What the developers have to say:

Why Early Access?

“Early Access gives us the opportunity to build The Other 99 into something that is bigger than just the development team. We want to use early access to gauge your views and get your feedback to help shape the future of The Other 99.”

Approximately how long will this game be in Early Access?

“We have big plans for The Other 99 and we won't stop until this game has reached it's full potential. With every game purchased we step closer to being able to grow our development team and give you even more content.”

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

“We will be opening up swathes of new island landscape for you to explore, new deadly secret locations each with their own back story. More characters and story lines as well as an entire crafting system that will enable you to make or customise a multitude of weapons.

But most importantly it will contain some of the tweaks and features thought up by you, the community!”

What is the current state of the Early Access version?

“We made a decision early on to make sure that our players could experience The Other 99 from day one. That is why our early access release will contain nearly all of the features the full game will have just on a reduced scale.”

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

“Over the course of our early access we will be rolling out numerous content updates, bringing you more variety and even more ways to survive. We will also periodically roll out major updates, giving you new gameplay mechanics, new stories and maybe even some extensions to existing stories. These major updates will coincide with a price increase to better reflect what The Other 99 offers.”

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

“Throughout our early access we will be paying very close attention to reviews, forum posts and bug reports. We want to make sure that every player that invests time into The Other 99 is rewarded with firstly excellent entertainment but secondly a proactive development team that engages with the community.

We will also develop our AI by watching how you play and making them learn and adapt. This means you can help us just by playing the game as you normally would!

We look forward to talking to you all about The Other 99 and we look forward to making you as enthusiastic about it as we are.”
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“A World involving myself and another 99 unfortunate souls with the aim to simply survive…by any means necessary.”
Hardcore Gamer

“It definitely has the potential to become a 10/10 game.”
Invision Community

About This Game

The Other 99 is a single player, first-person, action-survival game. Ripped from your ordinary life you awaken on a desolate Hebridian island with nothing but a single note that reads, “The only way off the island is through The Other 99”

Described as a British Battle Royal, Lost meets Fight Club and digital Lord of the Flies.
The Other 99 is a game of mystery, exploration, brutal combat, stealthing mechanics and problem solving. But be careful: Permadeath is included!

One objective. Alternate playing styles. Getting off the island is your main objective.

  • Survival of the fittest: Do what it takes to get off the island. Follow the cryptic note and butcher your way to freedom. Only thing is.. many of the other 99 have the same idea.
  • Mind over matter: Keep focus and lurk amongst the bushes, tactically sabotaging camps and assassinating by the dead of night.
  • Discovery: Let animals be animals. Watch from a distance and decipher the mysteries of the island. Maybe there is more to the island than meets the eye.

Dynamic AI system

  • Just because you can’t see it doesn’t mean it’s not happening. Simulations are hard at work in the background determining how AI’s move, kill and survive. This effects the world you play in and provides unique situations every time. Campfires are lit because AI have actually visited them and bodies are there because they have died, the world lives around you.

Large open world environment to explore

  • Pick up a lit torch and discover the lore and extensive backstory of the island through rock engravings, notes and environmental story telling.
  • Go where you please! Nothing is stopping you from walking to the other side of the playable area. Well.. Potentially 99 psychologically damaged murderous people.

Dynamic day-night cycle and ever changing weather system

  • Keep track of day and night cycles as this will change visibility on both you and the other 99. Lighting fires at night or running through open fields during the day are decisions you must make.
  • Weather can be unforgiving, rain blocking out the sound of footsteps and thunder illuminating the path ahead are elements you can use to your tactical advantage.

Hunger and thirst

  • Maintaining hunger and thirst doesn’t just keep you alive, it ensures you are strong for every encounter you face.
  • Explore more efficiently by keeping well hydrated.
  • Kill more efficiently by maintaining your nutrition.

Puzzle and problem solving

  • Solve perspective puzzles, collect components and decipher notes. These will lead to greater rewards and bring you closer to understanding what is happening on the island.

And Much More. Including 8 trading cards, 5 profile backgrounds, 7 emoticons, 5 level badges, and an awesome foil badge.

Throughout the Early Access process we’ll be listening to everyone’s feedback and incorporating that into our roadmap. Here is the current crop of things we will be focusing on during the development period ahead.

Short term

  • AI Improvements
  • Additional character variety
  • Additional weapons
  • Environment improvements
  • Additional story content
  • Combat improvements and balancing

Medium term

  • Improvements to the inventory system
  • Weapon crafting system
  • More traps
  • Additional executions and combat improvements
  • More player start locations
  • Larger playable area with more areas to explore
  • Further AI improvements
  • Further character variety
  • Linux Support
  • Mac Support

Long Term

  • More endings
  • World events
  • Complete island
  • Ranged combat

Mature Content Description

The developers describe the content like this:

This Game may contain content not appropriate for all ages, or may not be appropriate for viewing at work: Frequent Violence or Gore, General Mature Content

System Requirements

    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS *: Windows 7, 8.1, 10
    • Processor: i5 Ivybridge
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVidia GTX 660
    • DirectX: Version 10
    • Storage: 8 GB available space
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
* Starting January 1st, 2024, the Steam Client will only support Windows 10 and later versions.

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