After The Collapse is a 2D base building game set in a post-apocalyptic world featuring urban environments. Your task is to manage a band of survivors and protect them against raiders, mutants and other environmental threats while keeping them fed.
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Oct 8, 2018
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What the developers have to say:

Why Early Access?

“We're planning to work on After The Collapse for a long while, adding new, complex features as we go along. As such, getting early feedback from the community is crucial to us.”

Approximately how long will this game be in Early Access?

“We are planning to leave Early Access in Q1 2020, depending on feedback, content and stability. Note that the development will continue as usual and the game will still receive free content patches.”

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

“Current and short-term features are listed in the "About This" section below. We are also working on the following features which will progressively be integrated during Early Access:

  • Deeper interactions between survivors
  • More involving diplomatic and scavenging systems
  • More raw content (items, structures, weapons, enemies, technologies)
  • Improved procedural map generation
  • Optional story driven mode

What is the current state of the Early Access version?

“Currently implemented features are listed in the "About This" section below.

The game is fully playable: You can build a base in a procedurally generated city, both underground and on the surface; take care of your survivors; conduct research; build structures; turrets and weapons to defend your group against threats; trade with merchants; recruits new survivors and so on.

Note that some of the features that will make the game truly unique are still in the process of being added / not fully fleshed out yet.

If you're interested in following the development and being a part of it, you're very much welcome to :)”

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

“Yes, we will gradually raise the price as we ship new content and features. While it's difficult to give you an exact estimate for 1.0, it will be within the same price range as most games in the base-building genre, we'll keep you updated on that matter (should be around $14-20).”

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

“Regular development updates are being posted our developer page, community pages, and on our official website. Of course, we are active on the community forum, submitting and discussing new features and ideas with you.”
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About This Game



After The Collapse is a 2D top-down base building game set in a post-apocalyptic world featuring urban environments. Your task will be to manage a band of survivors and protect them against raiders, mutants and environmental threats. To do so, you'll have to build a base, research new technologies, and scavenge for resources.

Thanks to its urban and semi-urban environments, After The Collapse has a strong focus on scavenging, repairing and reusing existing structures and technologies. You'll have to send scouts to explore the wastelands and trade with other groups if you want your small colony to thrive.

Contrary to most games in this genre, After The Collapse, on top of being a base-builder, allows you to interact with the world outside of your base. You can send expeditions to loot ruined buildings or to take control of production centers. Other factions have the same goals as you, and your paths will inevitably cross.

Implemented Features


The following features are already in place and will be expanded during the development.
  • Build a settlement in a hostile procedurally generated environment
  • Underground area below your base to conquer and colonize
  • Take care of numerous survivors, each with their unique traits and skills
  • Research new technologies to adapt to your surroundings
  • Battle other factions for the control of the city ruins
  • Rebuild production centers to maintain a steady supply of resources
  • Defend against raiders and mutants by building automated turrets and other defensive structures
  • Resource collection with a focus on scavenging and trading
  • Conduct diplomacy and trading with other factions
  • Basic medical system handling wounds and sicknesses
  • Use generators and solar panels to keep the more advanced structures operational
  • Full Modding Support

Notable Planned Features


The following features are planned to be integrated quickly after the initial Early Access release. This is, of course, just a glimpse into what's to come.

  • More varied threats, especially environmental ones
  • More complex medical system with radiation and mutation handling
  • Deeper interactions with other factions
  • Manually run your own expeditions, giving direct orders to your fighters
  • An optional plot-line uncovering the mysteries behind the Collapse.



After the Collapse is a DRM-Free game with no hidden costs and, as with all our games, it will be actively developed and receive free content patches regularly. Your feedback is important to us, which is why we're releasing it in Early Access, so please pop in the community forums or the official website to be part of the community.



Practically all the game's data, from the items to the event manager are in human readable text files, making the game very easy to alter. We've also integrate LUA support for the more advanced modders out there. While this is still a work in progress, adding new or modifying existing content is already fairly simple. We also just opened the Workshop.

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: Windows 7 (64 bit)
    • Processor: Dual Core 2Ghz
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: DirectX 9 compatible GPU with 512MB VRAM
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Storage: 1 GB available space
    Recommended:
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: Windows 7 or over (x64)
    • Processor: Quad Core 3Ghz
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: DirectX 10 compatible GPU with 1GB VRAM
    • DirectX: Version 10
    • Storage: 2 GB available space

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