Slime Rancher is the tale of Beatrix LeBeau, a plucky, young rancher who sets out for a life a thousand light years away from Earth on the ‘Far, Far Range’ where she tries her hand at making a living wrangling slimes.
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May 8

Enter The Rush Mode Giveaway!



Rush Mode is a special game mode for ranchers who want to prove that they are as quick as they are clever. Build the most efficient ranch you can within the allotted time and you could win over $250 in goodies!

You're competing with top ranchers from across the Far, Far Range, so keep these tips in mind as you race to earn the most newbucks!

Rush Mode Tips:

- Ginger-hungry gold gordos have been spotted across the Far, Far Range - pop them and get as many gold plorts as you can!
- You earn gilded gingers and extra time bonuses by completing daily Range Exchange requests.
- Turn in 25 of any plort and receive a BONUS multiplier at the end of your run - try to get all 16!
- Experience speedier ranching with unlocked ranch expansions, semi-fed gordos, an open plort gate, fully upgraded power-ups, and a sweet selection of Slime Science gadgets!







Rush Mode Giveaway Contest

Earn your title as the ultimate slime rancher by competing in our Rush Mode Contest. Submit a photo or video of your best Rush Mode score and you could win!

How To Enter

Show off your score by tweeting @MonomiPark using #RushRancher to be entered to win. You can submit your score once per day!

The Prizes

Submit your score and you could be one of ranchers who are randomly selected to receive a Gold Achievement Pin! (3 winners will be selected at the end of the event)

Up for a challenge?

Get a Final Score of more than 150,000 to show that you've mastered the rush and you will be entered to win a $200 Fangamer gift card, Gold Achievement Pin, Slime Rancher shirt of choice, and a mouse pad signed by all of us here at Monomi Park!

All ranchers who score above 150,000 will be entered to win the ultimate prize pack! (1 winner will be selected at the end of the event)

Remember: you can submit your score once per day! So get out there and give it your best shot!



The countdown starts now! Submit once per day from now through Monday, May 14th!

Good luck, ranchers :slimehappy:

EDIT 1

Mochi got ahold of the contest and set the Final Score Goal a liiittle too high. We've moved it down to 150k so more ranchers can enjoy the contest.

But remember! You still get entered to win the Gold Achievement Pin regardless of your score!

EDIT 2

Added additional clarification on how to enter.
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April 3

The Little Big Storage Update is Here!



The Storage Situation:
Do you have hundreds of echoes hovering in a corner somewhere? Maybe a few thousand Wiggly Wonderland ornaments stashed in The Grotto? The Little Big Storage Update is here to help! Ranch storage is getting a huge upgrade and it’s just in time for a little spring cleaning.



- Silos and warp depots now accept ornaments and echoes.
- Silo and warp depot slot capacity increased to a whopping 300 units (from 100).
- Silos now have 3 storage slots per side.

That’s right, we’re giving you 12 slots with the ability to hold 300 items each. You do the math!



Achievements:
- Unlinked Steam achievements from in-game achievements to better support the case of multiple people sharing a machine and playing the game on two different Steam accounts.
- Resetting in-game achievements will no longer reset Steam achievements.
- In-game achievements will no longer sync when starting a new game on Steam.
- If you earn an achievement while having only one type unlocked (in-game vs Steam), you will now see the pop-up for the missing achievement.
- Non-Rush Mode achievements will no longer be awarded while in Rush Mode.
- Updated silo achievement so you won’t need to completely fill the new silos.

Other:
- You got a raise! Mochi will now pay you 200 newbucks for every 10 quicksilver plorts you deliver.
- Added some flashy effects to the Nimble Valley countdown animation.
- Added an intro animation to the start of Rush Mode.
- Added a pinch of pizzazz to the end animation for Rush Mode. (it’s much more than a pinch tbh)
- Coins dropped in the world are snatched up and pocketed much quicker now.
- Created an innovative game save mechanism that can see through space and time to prevent confusion when ranchers time travel or access their ranch on different machines.
- Made it so the map tutorial will be completed immediately upon opening the map to complete the map tutorial.
- Updated some Russian in the Russian translation.

Fixes:
- Fixed a bug where names of items stored in the vac wouldn’t translate when selecting a different language.
- “Fixed” the snooze button on the ranch alarm clock so Beatrix won’t be able to sleep past 6:00AM.
- Fixed a treacherous spot in the Glass Desert where you could get stuck.
- Fixed a part of Mochi’s Manor where you could get stuck before you opened the expansion barrier.
- Fixed a spot in the Nimble Valley where you could get stuck.
- Fixed bug where radar icons would sometimes shake while moving. At least it wasn’t getting stuck!
- Fixed bug where the vac would jitter while moving.
- Fixed a bug where very sneaky ranchers were able to sneak quicksilver plorts off of the Valley using a sneaky arrangement of warp depots and silos.
- Fixed some bugs related to the Tabby Space Program where tabby slimes were attempting to rocket to the moon.
- Fixed a bug where fire slimes would (tragically) bounce (out of their troughs) with excitement when they saw Beatrix return to the ranch.
- Fixed a bug where the incinerator could destroy glints. They will no longer fight fire with fire.
- Fixed a bug where Mochi’s Manor icon was not appearing on teleporters.
- Fixed some quicksilver slime sounds so they now sound like quicksilver slimes.

April 3, 2018 - Slime Rancher v1.2.1b
- Fixed an issue where some ranchers were experiencing odd disappearances and reappearances of items and slimes in some areas on the range.
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Reviews

“I’ve never played a cuter, more pure game in my entire life, so I have no qualms awarding Slime Rancher a well deserved perfect score.”
10 – CGM

“Slime Rancher has the ability to keep you hooked for hours; I often looked out over my ranch, felt pride at my accomplishments, and eagerly ventured back into the wilderness to see what other strange things I could find.”
8.5 – Game Informer

“Slime Rancher is a delightful, irrepressible thing with a manageable space to venture out into. A bouncy rainbow in a sludge of sprawling, mud-coloured shooters. I am so glad it exists.”
Rock, Paper, Shotgun

Just Updated



The Little Big Storage Update is here to help! Ranch storage is getting a huge upgrade and it’s just in time for a little spring cleaning.

Learn more about the new silo upgrades here!

Mochi's Megabucks Update



Mochi’s Megabucks Update is here and you've been invited to explore the Nimble Valley: a new zone that is home to the exceedingly rare quicksilver slimes!

Learn more about the Nimble Valley here!

Shop Merchandise

Limited Holiday Event



Celebrate the season with our limited-time Wiggly Wonderland event! Hunt for ornaments and decorate your ranch from December 20 - 31

A new ornament will appear in crates every day, so hurry and collect as many as you can before they’re gone!

Read more here

Ogden's Wild Update




Ogden’s Wild Update has arrived! Slime Rancher v1.1.0 contains a dangerous, new zone to explore, missions to undertake from Ogden Ortiz, the feral descendants of the long-extinct saber slime, and more!

Discover more about The Wilds and version 1.1.0 here

About This Game

Welcome to the Far, Far Range


Slime Rancher is a charming, first-person, sandbox experience. Play as Beatrix LeBeau: a plucky, young rancher who sets out for a life a thousand light years away from Earth on the ‘Far, Far Range.’

Each day will present new challenges and risky opportunities as you attempt to amass a great fortune in the business of slime ranching. Collect colorful slimes, grow crops, harvest resources, and explore the untamed wilds through the mastery of your all-purpose vacpack.



Stake Your Claim

The renowned rancher, Hobson Twillgers, has passed his ranch on to you. Get it back up and running, discover the secrets hidden on this mysterious planet, and dominate the Plort Market.

  • Grow crops and raise chickadoos to feed your collection of hungry slimes.
  • Complete daily requests from other ranchers to get bonus rewards.
  • Earn money to upgrade your vacpack, build more corrals, or expand your ranch.
  • Use Slime Science to find rare resources, craft decorations, and create gadgets that will help you on your adventures.
  • Explore a sprawling world loaded with lots of secrets and hidden treasures.




Slimetastic Features:


  • Choose from 3 game modes: Adventure, Casual, and Rush
  • Get creative and combine slimes into more than 150 hybrid slimes
  • Take advantage of our full controller support if you think keyboards should be used to play music instead of games

System Requirements

Windows
Mac OS X
SteamOS + Linux
    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows XP(SP3)+
    • Processor: 2.2GHz Dual Core
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 512MB VRAM
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Storage: 1 GB available space
    Minimum:
    • OS: OSX 10+
    • Processor: 2.2GHz Dual Core
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: OpenGL 3.2 compatible, 512 MB VRAM
    • Storage: 1 GB available space
    Minimum:
    • OS: Ubuntu 12.04+ or equivalent
    • Processor: 2.2GHz Dual Core
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: OpenGL 3.2 compatible, 512 MB VRAM
    • Storage: 1 GB available space
    • Sound Card: ALSA compatible
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