There will be challenges to overcome. Execute your strategy and improve your colony’s chances of survival while unlocking the mysteries of this alien world. Are you ready? Mars is waiting for you.
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December 14

Kuiper Patch is Now Live!

Haemimont Games and Paradox Interactive have been hard at work to bring you a fresh set of fixes, updates, and helpful additions!

One big thing you'll notice is a series of hint messages and helpful encyclopedia entries to assist you in Surviving Mars.

Kuiper Patch

General
- Added videos in Hint messages
- Added videos in Hints section of the Encyclopedia
- Changed text alignment in Hint messages
- Fix for Hint messages getting restarted when the selected object changes
- Fix for screen remaining blurred in some cases
- Fix for Black Cubes destroying passages
- Fix for Find Water Milestone not being completed in some cases when Water is found
- Fix for Amplify upgrade of Rare Metals Refinery to properly increase production per day
- Fix for Waste Rock Dumps becoming irresponsive after loading of old save games
- Fix for Triboelectric Scrubber no more cleaning stuff after change of its range

Gamepad
- Fix for RB/LB control of sliders in info panels
- Fix for unnecessary selection of "Basic Resources" and "Advanced Resources" rows in depots' info panel

Fixes in the following events
- Fix for event-related techs missing in the absence of Space Race
- Long Winter
- Dust Sickness
- Power Surge
- Broken Dome
- Frozen Batteries

Modding
- Changed naming convention for "New" in mod editor toolbar to avoid ambiguousness
- New Specialist msg now supplies the specialist
- Fix for garbled file formats in drop-down list of the "open file" dialog
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November 15

Space Race Expansion Patch Notes



Space Race is out now! And if you don't have it already you can buy it here.

PATCH NOTES:

Reimagined Mission Sponsors - Each sponsor in Space Race has a new unique building and a unique new vehicle that may be a Rocket, Rover, Drone or even new type of Probe. All of these dramatically change the way the individual sponsor plays and develops their strategy.

New Sponsors - Brazil and Japan have entered the competition to carve a new home on the red planet! They come with their unique buildings and vehicles, sponsor goals and challenges for the colonization of Mars.

Rival Colonies – other Sponsors now set up their own Colonies and compete with the player for anomalies and events, engage in trade, covert ops and answer distress calls

You are no longer alone on Mars. With Space Race you have the option to start a new game with 1 to 3 rival colonies which will land on other coordinates on Mars.

You can contact other colonies and exchange technologies or open trade routes. You can also request help or provide aid to another colony.

All colonies on Mars compete with each other for milestones and planetary Anomalies – and only the first colony will reap the benefits.

You can steal their Drones and Tech, sabotage their buildings and even attract their best Colonists to your own colony! Be warned - your standing with the rival colony will plummet and as they tighten security measures, you might lose the covert ops team and even the Rocket!

Events, related to Space Race - Events are story elements that depict different situations arising in the colony and will play out randomly as your colony grows. Sometimes there will be difficult decisions to make, and sometimes your choice of Commander Profile and Mission Sponsor will affect the decision options you have.

There is a unique set of events that can unfold only if the Rival Colonies are present, and they require the Space Race add on to happen.

6 new Challenges – A set of 3 new challenges for each of the new sponsors, Japan and Brazil

New Decoration set – a set of out-of-dome decorations including flags and monuments

New Dome skins – a set of skins to add variety to your new colony

10 new Achievements:

Space Shopping - Play as USA and have a Geoscape Dome with a Megamall before Sol 100

Tao - Play as China and have Tai-chi Gardens in 10 Domes before Sol 100
Space Capitalism - Play as Blue Sun Corporation and produce $100,000 M Funding before Sol 100

Europa Universalis - Play as Europe and reach daily production of 10,000 Research before Sol 100

Waste Not, Want Not - Play as India and convert 3000 Waste Rock to useful materials before Sol 100

The Pace of Progress - Play as SpaceY and complete all Sponsor Goals on challenge rating 500% or higher

No Pain, No Gain - Play as Russia and have 500 colonists on challenge rating 500% or higher

The Garden of Eden - Play as Church of the new Ark and have 250 Colonists at 70+ Comfort before Sol 100

Bushido - Play as Japan and train 200 specialists before Sol 100
Gold Rush - Play as Brazil and convert 2000 Waste Rock to Rare Metals before Sol 100
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Reviews

“Surviving Mars from Haemimont Games is a true triumph, and represents a game I've been yearning for for years.”
4.5/5 – Windows Central

“Surviving Mars might be the most fun I've had with a city-building game since SimCity 2000”
8/10 – Destructoid

“Nothing else marries survival and city-building so deftly”
8/10 – PC Gamer

About This Game

Colonize Mars and discover her secrets, with minimal casualties.


Welcome Home! The time has come to stake your claim on the Red Planet and build the first functioning human colonies on Mars! All you need are supplies, oxygen, decades of training, experience with sandstorms, and a can-do attitude to discover the purpose of those weird black cubes that appeared out of nowhere. With a bit of sprucing up, this place is going to be awesome!

Surviving Mars is a sci-fi city builder all about colonizing Mars and surviving the process. Choose a space agency for resources and financial support before determining a location for your colony. Build domes and infrastructure, research new possibilities and utilize drones to unlock more elaborate ways to shape and expand your settlement. Cultivate your own food, mine minerals or just relax by the bar after a hard day’s work. Most important of all, though, is keeping your colonists alive. Not an easy task on a strange new planet.

There will be challenges to overcome. Execute your strategy and improve your colony’s chances of survival while unlocking the mysteries of this alien world. Are you ready? Mars is waiting for you.

Main Features:


Building on a planet not fit for human life challenges you to build a smart, functional colony. Bad planning isn’t about traffic jams, it’s about survival of your colonists. You really don’t want rolling blackouts in a city constructed in a place without oxygen.


Each colonist is a unique individual with problems and strengths that influence the needs and behavior of the other colonists. Things can get really interesting if your chief scientists develops alcoholism after one too many long nights in the lab.


Retro-futuristic super structures housing colonists, factories and commercial buildings with their own “neighborhood personality.” Create colonies that value science over everything else, while tired workers drink their pay away at a local bar, or attempt a utopia among the stars.


Inspired by the classic sci-fi of Asimov and Clarke, Surviving Mars holds many secrets. During each playthrough players may encounter one of Mars’ individually crafted mysteries. Uncovering these secrets might bring your colony great fortune, or terrible ruin. What is that sphere that manifested itself outside colony HUB B, and is it friendly?


Combine static and random research through experimentation, which allows for a different experience for each journey through the game. Attain new scientific breakthroughs by exploring the uncharted terrain of Mars's surface.


A sleek, modern take on the bright futurism of the 1960s. A time of exploration and adventure.


Craft your own fantastic buildings, parks or even a mystery to share through Surviving Mars’s extensive and convenient modding tools. Share your finest creations with the community to build the perfect society.

System Requirements

Windows
Mac OS X
SteamOS + Linux
    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows 7 64-bit or newer
    • Processor: 4th Generation Intel i3 CPU or equivalent
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: HD 4600/Geforce 620/Radeon 6450 or equivalent GPUs with 1 GB of video RAM
    • Storage: 6 GB available space
    Recommended:
    • OS: Windows 7 64-bit or newer
    • Processor: 5th Generation Intel i5 CPU or equivalent
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Geforce 750 Ti or equivalent with 4GB of video RAM
    • Storage: 6 GB available space
    Minimum:
    • OS: OSX 10.11 or newer
    • Processor: 4th Generation Intel i3 CPU or equivalent
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: OpenGL 4.1 (GeForce 600/AMD Radeon 5000 or higher) with 1GB of video RAM
    • Storage: 6 GB available space
    Recommended:
    • OS: OSX 10.11 or newer
    • Processor: Fast quad-core CPUs
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: GeForce 970-level GPU with 4GB of video RAM
    • Storage: 6 GB available space
    Minimum:
    • OS: Ubuntu 14 x64 or newer
    • Processor: 4th Generation Intel i3 CPU or equivalent
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: OpenGL 4.5 (GeForce 600/AMD Radeon 7700 or higher) with 1GB of video RAM
    • Storage: 6 GB available space
    Recommended:
    • OS: Ubuntu 14 x64 or newer
    • Processor: Fast quad-core CPUs
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: GeForce 970-level GPU with 4GB of video RAM
    • Storage: 6 GB available space

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