Sipho is an action survival game with an intricate building system. Grow your own creature and take over the local ecosystem. Fight, grow, survive, dominate.
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Positive (15) - 86% of the 15 user reviews for this game are positive.
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Nov 13, 2018
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Note: This Early Access game is not complete and may or may not change further. If you are not excited to play this game in its current state, then you should wait to see if the game progresses further in development. Learn more

What the developers have to say:

Why Early Access?

We want to further develop and improve Sipho with the feedback that we can get during the early access period. Sipho allows almost countless ways you can progress throughout the game and we want to make sure that everything is well balanced before we release the final product.

Approximately how long will this game be in Early Access?

We plan to have Sipho in Early Access for around a year.

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

The final version of Sipho will have more content and extended replayability. We are going to add a sandbox mode, that will allow players to fully unleash their creativity. The full game will also contain features and content driven by the community feedback.

The full version will also utilize more Steam features like achievements and trading cards.

What is the current state of the Early Access version?

The game currently has a campaign mode with some story elements, where you start as a small one-part creature and progress throughout the game by killing other creatures, gaining resources, growing new parts, discovering interesting part combinations, fighting big bosses, reaching new maps.

There are 4 species, each with different distinct parts that you can combine and build as you want.
8 procedurally generated maps with 4 main bosses in-between them.

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

The pricing will be consistent during the Early Access. It might increase for the full release.

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

We will be actively involved with the community through Steam. We encourage players to share their creations, game breaking combinations, positive and negative feedback. We hope we can address all the issues and make the game better and more fun for everyone.
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Recent updates View all (8)

January 21

Version 0.2.3 is now available!

Hello!

While working hard on Aquarium, we had some bugs and balance issues. We've fixed them and bundled up for a small update. On the Aquarium side, one of the things we are working is spawning custom Siphos. Just look at this swarm go!


And here is the list of changes for the update:
Version 0.2.3
  • Fix some areas not being loaded while playing. Thanks again to PugMasseur for quick report!
Version 0.2.2
  • Increase leech skill energy usage from 6 to 7
  • Fix unnecessary scrollbars appearing in options menu
  • Fix a bug where saving the game after defeating a boss would prevent other bosses from spawning. Thanks for the report, PugMasseur!
  • Change "Zooid Added" message to "Zooid Adapted"
  • Fix Camera View Offset Sensitivity being always rounded down to 0%, 100% or 200%
  • Fix a bug where certain enemy blueprints were preferred for enemy spawning in Freeroam
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January 2

Version 0.2.1 is now available!

Happy new year!

Just after rolling over to the next year we would like to share a small update. While working on Aquarium we had some chances to find some issues and do a little balancing act. Changes are listed below:



Version 0.2.1
  • Balance and optimize Muck. Add sound to explosion
  • Muck effect now stacks
  • Add link to Discord in main menu
  • Select random zooid if none is selected on breed change
  • Spawn zooid unlock only when boss battle ends
  • Make Play Again button work
  • Disable hidden UI elements. Fixes quitting game unexpectedly
  • Decrease leech's skill energy cost from 8 to 6
  • Decrease spike's max damage from 6 to 5
  • Increase spike's damage interval from 6 to 9
  • Increase spike's velocity requirement for max damage from 8 to 12
  • Better way of checking if growth has completed initial growth for Frakir. Fixes Frakir staying in growth state and being unkillable
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About This Game

Sipho is a game that combines eerie real life underwater creatures, insects, body parts with building, combat and exploration. Create your own creature by combining various parts, called zooids. Each zooid specializes in some sort of function– some zooids eat food, others are responsible for movement, attacking other creatures or providing structural support. Most zooids have active and passive abilities. All of the zooids combine into a single creature, Sipho, whose main goal is to climb to the top of the food chain, by using cunning weaponry and various skills.

Collect nutritious food, grow your own creature to become the best of them all. Beware though, there are powerful enemies out there to stop you.

Features

  • Creature customization
    Create your own ultimate monstrosity by combining different body parts, each with unique function. The further you progress, the more options you unlock, the more powerful you get.
  • Choose your own playstyle
    Unlock 4 different species throughout the game and discover the one that fits your playstyle. Mix and match parts from different species to create the ultimate monstrosity.
  • Infinite worlds
    Dive deep into various undiscovered places without the need to look back or backtrack.
  • Battle cunning bosses
    Show your superiority by defeating the best of their breed bosses to unlock parts to aid in your conquest.
  • Environments
    Your journey will take you from the underwater depths to lush environments to undiscovered and strange lands..
  • Replayability
    Sipho features infinite procedurally generated worlds teeming with life and challenges. Each playthrough will also provide you with different zooids that will further enhance your creature, allowing to try out various playstyles throughout the game.

System Requirements

Windows
Mac OS X
SteamOS + Linux
    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows 7 32 bit
    • Processor: Intel Core i3 2100 or equivalent
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Nvidia GTX 460 or equivalent
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Storage: 512 MB available space
    Recommended:
    • OS: Windows 7/10 64 bit
    • Processor: Intel Core i5 2500k or equivalent
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Nvidia GTX 750ti or equivalent
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Storage: 512 MB available space
    Minimum:
    • OS: macOS 10.11+
    • Processor: Intel Core i3 2100 or equivalent
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Nvidia GTX 460 or equivalent
    • Storage: 512 MB available space
    Recommended:
    • OS: macOS 10.11+
    • Processor: Intel Core i5 2500k or equivalent
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Nvidia GTX 750ti or equivalent
    • Storage: 512 MB available space
    Minimum:
    • OS: Ubuntu 12.04+
    • Processor: Intel Core i3 2100 or equivalent
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Nvidia GTX 460 or equivalent
    • Storage: 512 MB available space
    Recommended:
    • OS: Ubuntu 12.04+
    • Processor: Intel Core i5 2500k or equivalent
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Nvidia GTX 750ti or equivalent
    • Storage: 512 MB available space

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