You’ll see RPG the other way round: choose diseases instead of skills. Survive in the world of limited resources and constant danger.
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Aug 1, 2018

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What the developers have to say:

Why Early Access?

“We believe that Early Access is the best option for us and for the players!
For now we want to demonstrate the core of our game to the community to collect feedback so we may gather information about balance, gameplay and even bugs. This information is goint to help us improve experience for the players and add new content.”

Approximately how long will this game be in Early Access?

“Our goal is to make full release of the game as soon as possible. But for now we don't think that game is ready for full release.
To achive these goal we need about 3-5 months”

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

“Current version has all core functionality.
But we intended to polish the game, fix bugs and provide some new exerience based on them.
Our goal is to make gameplay more exciting.
During Early Acces, we plan to extend such features as Weather Effects, Weapons, Wolrd generation, AI and more to come. And, of course, the optimization process will be carried out.”

What is the current state of the Early Access version?

“For sure, Early access has got almost everything that full release game will have, but they need to be polished, balanced and extended to gain more gameplay expirience. Core gameplay, AI, weapons and some more — they are already working in available game version!”

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

“Price will gradually be raised as the game get closer to release!”

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

“In terms of community, we are going to collect feedback everywhere, polish and fix the bugs, update the game on Steam with the report of its current state. We would be open to receiving advice and to engaging players in development process.”
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September 14

Update 14 September 2018

- Modified loot and drop systems. Balanced distribution of lootable resources and chests drop. Generation of objects is now more variative.
- Added ability to use resources from chests on the base. Now you don't need to store all the necessary resources in the chest. Just put them on one of the chests on the base and they will be available when construction and/or crafting.
- When starting a new game, players on the base will have a lighthouse, a well, foundation for buildings, and a chest!
- Added an interface for the World Map, the ability to zoom the map and see new markers while discovering new locations.
- Fixed icons for clothes.
- Updated GUI including sleep, loot, inventory. Added a new widget for interaction with chests. And also, added a new cutscene at the end of the game.
- Added ability to speed up time. To do this, press [T] and select the desired time period.
- Re-designed location distribution and changed playing area landscape.
- Fixed other minor bugs.

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About This Game

Based on the favorite mysterious post-apocalyptic universes, the game Burden will throw you right into the very center of one of such worlds full of the unexplored and uncharted, dangerous and exciting.
In Burden, every day lived is not just an adventure that can lead to any outcome, but it's you challenging the fate. You'll face everything -- from enriching yourself with prey and finding the mysterious artifacts to getting a life-long trauma that will complicate your existence in this overwhelming world.

You'll see the reverse RPG system. You get diseases, try to get used to them, and learn how to survive with these flaws. Weak bones or bladder, blood pressure or trouble breathing. Choose your challenge.

You are the only one who has a well with water. If you lose the base, the survival becomes many times more difficult. If there is water, then there will be those who need it. Someone will trade, but someone won't do it demanding it by force. Build walls and traps to protect yourself from uninvited guests, and keep in mind that you can also blow them up with some dynamite.

Reality is cruel, and in Burden you will feel it like no other. Don't want to sit on the base? Look for adventures. Don't want to go anywhere? Adventures will find you. The gameplay is built in such a way that any gaming style is rewarded with the game events.

Delve into the world of sand, fractions and unusual post-apocalyptic fauna. Search and explore, create weapons, fight for life and resources. A wide variety of melee weapons will help you with this. And if you find a gun, then you are very lucky.

Mature Content Description

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

System Requirements

    • OS: Microsoft Windows 10
    • Processor: Intel Core i5 gen 2 or better
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVidia GeForce GTX 550 Ti or better
    • Storage: 8 GB available space

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