A Modern Day Survival Simulator The year is 2019, the news is crawling with fear mongering stories of things to come, the end is near, climate change, WW3, Asteriods, and anything else they can think of, but in the background you can see the governmant prepareing for something , but what.
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What the developers have to say:

Why Early Access?

“BugOut is a really big game and we are a very small team. Gathering feedback from a larger base of players will help us understand what's working, what needs improvement and, most importantly, make sure the game is enjoyable on every level.”

Approximately how long will this game be in Early Access?

“With the features that we have planned for the game the estimated time for full release is around 16 months. That could change depending on the features and popularity of the game itself. If the community really likes the game and we are growing and the community has requested more be added to the game then it could take longer to reach full release. “Basically - until we're sure to offer our customers a great, bug-free and high-value product. This can only be achieved with a big response from the community, lots of feedback and continuous tests. With such data collected, we will work hard to develop the game, implement requested features and then continue to add new updates to the full version”

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

“The Early Access will only have the first part of the game to play, once we get the first part polished and working with little to no bugs, we will then start on the Major disaster that will take place in the game, that will change the way the entire world looks and feels. This is the main part of the game and what will challenge you to survive any way you can. At the end result we want a well polished, finished, exciting fun game to enjoy.”

What is the current state of the Early Access version?

“The game currently offers a single-player deep mountain survival experience, with some game features like crafting, trapping, exploring, building and just trying to stay alive. The day and night cycles along with the dynamic weather system is all working beautifully and add to the feel of the game.”

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

“Yes, as new content is added the price will increase. Those that choose to get it now will save in the future.”

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

““Our goal is to work together with the members of the A2G community. We will keep our players informed of our plans and progress through our communication channels: Steam forum, our website, Discord, and Twitter . We will be listening to the voice of the community and we are looking forward to constructive discussions aimed at creating the gameplay experience that we will all enjoy.”
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October 17

Teaser ( Coming Soon ) Teaser

Hello everyone , Hope you day is going GREAT.

We have a big update coming soon with lots of fixes and new content, one of the area I have been working on is more POI's and places to explore and loot. I wanted to give a little teaser of some of the things I am working on...

The first I have been working in is a run down garden center, All along the Appalachian mountains people have had little business through the years, but not all have made it thorough these hard times. One example is Johns Garden center, After john passed away his wife just couldn't take care of it anymore, it has run down quiet a bit , but you will be able to find loot there that you will not find anywhere else. Like food seeds, building supplies, food, and other needed items.

O , and about Johns wife Ruth, Nobody sees her much, the story is she moved way out in the woods, became an herbalist and stays to herself. If you want to no more just remember Trader Ron knows everybody.

Next on the list was moving the trader and changing the way the game starts, We realize the way the story is that you are supposed to start at the trader, after all that would make more since. So we moved the trader out to the main road , we have now extended the main road to be a few miles long ( more to explore) . When you start a new game you will start in front of the trader. It will give new players a much better start to the game, and Trader Ron will have answers to many questions you may have.

Next, This is a nice one, No Mountain or apocalyptic game would feel right without a secret military bunker , Right
Well we have one for you , Brown mountain bunker complex, it lost funding back in the 80's and has been closed down. If you are lucky enough to find this and get the code to get in , you will find some awesome loot. Later in the game you will be able to use this bunker if you want to for survival .

For some reason I cannot get any pictures to upload to steam today. If you want to see pics of the new POI's and Trader, look under the announcements channel on our Discord. Thanks to everyone for your support.

https://discord.gg/44nmy9v
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October 9

Update 0.2.21 Alpha Hotfix

This is a quick update to fix the tree chopping and lighting under the trees.

Thanks for all your feedback and support.
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About This Game

WARNING: THIS GAME IS EARLY ACCESS ALPHA. PLEASE DO NOT PURCHASE IT UNLESS YOU WANT TO ACTIVELY SUPPORT DEVELOPMENT OF THE GAME AND ARE PREPARED TO HANDLE WITH SERIOUS ISSUES AND POSSIBLE INTERRUPTIONS OF GAME FUNCTIONING.

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A Modern Day Survival Simulator


The year is 2019, the news is crawling with fear mongering stories of things to come, the end is near, climate change, WW3, Asteroids, Civil Unrest and anything else they can think of, but in the background, you can see the government preparing for something, but what. You decide its time to go off the grid and prepare for the worst.



Welcome to BugOut.


The fear of something major coming soon has taken its effect on you. You feel like you need to do something to prepare yourself to survive the unknown catastrophe. You sell all of your personal belongings and head off to the mountains to start a new life leaving this old one behind. With only a backpack and a few things to eat you really don't have much to start with, after hitching a ride into the Appalachians, you are dropped off at a mountainside dirt road, your adventure starts here.

Before you can do anything you will need to get some experience in bugging out. The game starts off in the Appalachian Mountains at a mountainside trading post. Talk to people at the trading post to learn how to get started. Here you can buy some starter gear and head off into the mountains. You can freely hike around the mountains and learn survival skills, or you can accept one of the challenges from the Trading post to receive a reward and maybe some extra skill points if you complete the challenge. As you gain more experience, you will be able to craft more items do more things. While on your Hiking and Camping you can gather extra herbs and other items, and sell them to the trader for some extra cash. The cash can then be used to better your gear. After you have reached enough experience, the piece of land beside the trading post will be available to you at a price. Raise some money and buy the land to start building a full out BugOut home and prepare for the upcoming world-changing event. You can even make it completely self-sufficient and Off-grid with solar power and a water well. If you want you can also choose to grow and jar your own food or use the money to buy long-term storable food. Upgrade your home to survive many different scenarios or if you really want to go all out build a bunker, then stockpile your bunker with everything you think you will need.Be sure get a radio or PC so you can keep up with what is going on, you never know when the time will come that you will need to BugOut.


Be sure get a radio or PC so you can keep up with what is going on, you never know when the time will come that you will need to BugOut.



Will you be prepared?


Prepare as much as you can, an event can happen at random times. 
Increase your skills in hunting, fishing, herbalism, building and much more. The better your skill level, the easier it will be to survive when the disaster strikes.


Disaster Events will not be available during stage 1 or 2 of Early access



When a world disaster strikes you will need to use all you have learned to survive the event. 


( Example : If a nuclear war was to happen, you would have to be in a sealed living area, with enough food, water and other resources you would need to survive the fallout, and then enough to use after the event until you can acquire more, plus you would need gear to test for radiation and explore infected areas) This is only one example, other events may affect you in an opposite way. 
After the main event has happened at you come out of your home or bunker, you will be faced with lots of new challenges and a huge open world to explore. Stay in the mountains if you can still sustain, or explore the towns and cities, travel around and gather more resources to survive. Depending on the event you may have to deal with AI players, or different types of animals, you just don't know, thats why it is best to prepare all you can before the event. 









Game Features


Crafting
Hunting
Fishing
Gathering
Building
Exploring
Surviving



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Mature Content Description

The developers describe the content like this:

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

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows 7 or higher
    • Processor: I5 3.2ghz or better
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 2GB video card
    • Storage: 4 GB available space
    Recommended:
    • OS: Windows 10 or Better
    • Processor: I7
    • Memory: 16 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 6GB Video Card
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Storage: 4 GB available space

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