There's a whole planet of diverse biomes waiting for you to explore. Gather enough materials to build a mobile base that will carry everything a Nomad needs on a journey through an unknown land.
Recent Reviews:
Mixed (26) - 65% of the 26 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
All Reviews:
Mixed (1,178) - 67% of the 1,178 user reviews for this game are positive.
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May 3, 2019
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August 16

1.0.5.2 Released Officially


Hello Nomads,

Our new Keybinding and Motorized Joints update is considered stable now, so we've released it into the public branch.

Here is the list of changes to repeat:
1.0.5.0
  • added Custom Keybinding to most blocks (available in Terminal and Radial Menu)
  • added optional Motor to Joints (Hinge & Rotor)
  • fixed issues after teleporting back from the ship to planet in story end-game
1.0.5.2
  • fixed random freeze of Key Binding window
  • rearranged Key Binding UI - renamed buttons, added hints
  • added possibility to bind modifier+key combinations (CTRL+W, etc.)
  • Linux: build with older libc for compatibility with older Linux distributions
  • fixed rename function on Rotor
  • fixed printers do not resume production after "no space" error and freeing its container
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August 13

1.0.5.2 in Experimental

Hello Nomads,

We've just released a bugfix update for the Key Binding update.

Here is the complete list of changes:
  • fixed random freeze of Key Binding window
  • rearranged Key Binding UI - renamed buttons, added hints
  • added possibility to bind modifier+key combinations (CTRL+W, etc.)
  • Linux: build with older libc for compatibility with older Linux distributions
  • fixed rename function on Rotor
  • fixed printers do not resume production after "no space" error and freeing its container
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About This Game

Planet Nomads is a singleplayer sci-fi sandbox game of survival on alien planets through block-style building. You are a lone astronaut scientist crash-landing on a strangely captivating planet. Keeping your wit together and securing your basic survival needs that include food, water and building material is the best start towards figuring out a way out of this messy situation.

Planet Nomads delivers a unique gaming experience by combining building, survival and exploration together to make you feel like a true survivor.

Building


Building is the cornerstone of Planet Nomads. What you build determines your survival chances and increases your action radius. Building helps you to progress further and uncover advanced materials. Close to a hundred blocks await to let you create nearly anything your imagination can come up with.

Exploration


You may have explored your immediate surrounding, but a couple kilometers North or South, things are radically different. Multiple biomes cover the planet from pole to pole depending on the climate. Sandy engine blends the biomes naturally, making sure the journey to the North pole is an epic and everchanging adventure.

Survival


Surviving on an inhabited planet is no easy task, but with careful planning, caution and a healthy amount of curiosity, you can do it. As long as you overcome poisonous plants and curious beasts, avoid being slashed to pieces, frozen to death, eaten alive, starved and generally ended.

Planet Nomads has been successfully Kickstarted, is now going through its Early Access, and it's being developed and improved together with our growing Nomadic family. You are most welcome to join us.

How can a life of a Nomad look like?

Day 17

Things have changed radically since my crash-landing. During the first days, I was hardly able to get food. Securing every meal was a life or death struggle back then, while now I have greenhouses to produce food for me. The planet felt strangely Earth-like at first, with atmosphere composition close enough to ours so that the suit filters have no problem processing it for me to breath. Then one day I saw a pack of creatures that looked like some kind of armored gorillas. I was watching them for a while when the biggest one saw me. It stood on its legs and started thumping its chest. I got the message loud and clear and quickly departed.

Day 21

I have a good thing going. I started growing all of my food. I've built a rover and use it to collect resources from nearby mining spots I set up. It's beautiful out here, but it's not like I intend to settle down and grow old. I'm a building a much bigger version of the rover now. With some clever design choices I should be able to fit it with a generator, 3D printer and stasis chamber so it's all self-reliable and caring to all my needs. I intend to check what's beyond the horizon. Maybe there's a way out. Maybe there are other survivors out there.

Day 26

There was an unexpected turn of events today. The armored gorillas paid me a visit. I don't think they like the mining machines that much so they came to tell me. I thought I could hide inside the base and wait it out, but the beasts started throwing huge rocks at the walls and the walls were caving in with a screeching noise all around me. I fired up the one mining machine I have in my base to serve as a distraction. Luckily enough I scheduled a test run of my new mobile base for this day. It was standing by all powered up and ready. I made a run for it, quickly got into the cockpit and got away this time. But there's no going back now. I'm a Nomad.


Hundreds of stories like this await you in Planet Nomads. Come and survive your own.

Game Features:


  • completely mineable voxel terrain
  • physics-ruled block-based building
  • actual wheel physics for vehicles, rails, traps and gadgets
  • three types of wheels
  • hover physics
  • multiple biomes based on temperature and humidity
  • Improved animal AI to catch you off guard
  • climate-based creature diversity
  • automated mining machines and production blocks
  • mobile bases
  • survival mechanics embedded to the game's core design
  • constant evolution based on community feedback




System Requirements

Windows
Mac OS X
SteamOS + Linux
    Minimum:
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: Win 10 - 64bit
    • Processor: 4 Core CPU @3GHz
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 950 (or AMD equivalent)
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Storage: 6 GB available space
    • Sound Card: DirectX Compatible
    • Additional Notes: This is our target HW for 1920x1080, 30FPS, Medium quality setting. Might be playable on worse PC on Low quality, but without warranty. Planet Nomads is still in development and system requirements may change.
    Recommended:
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: Win 10 - 64bit
    • Processor: Intel Core i7-6700K @4GHz
    • Memory: 16 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080Ti
    • DirectX: Version 12
    • Storage: 6 GB available space
    • Sound Card: DirectX Compatible
    • Additional Notes: This is our target HW for 1920x1080, 60 FPS, High quality setting. SSD Recommended. Planet Nomads is still in development and system requirements may change.
    Minimum:
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: OSX 10+
    • Processor: 4 Core CPU @3GHz
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: GeForce GT650M
    • Storage: 6 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: Planet Nomads is still in development and system requirements may change.
    Recommended:
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • Additional Notes: Planet Nomads is still in development and system requirements may change.
    Minimum:
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: Use Good Measure (Tested on Ubuntu 18.04, openSUSE Leap 42.1)
    • Processor: 4 Core CPU @3GHz
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 950 (or AMD equivalent)
    • Storage: 6 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: Planet Nomads is still in development and system requirements may change.
    Recommended:
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • Additional Notes: Planet Nomads is still in development and system requirements may change.

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