Alan went hunting in his grandfather's country house. There was an invasion of the aliens. Cities are destroyed. You need to use survival skills and ingenuity to survive and save the planet. Build, explode, explore the world, develop your skills, try all ways to stop the aliens invasion."What would I do after the alien invasion?
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Jun 5, 2018

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What the developers have to say:

Why Early Access?

“At this stage of game development, the opinion of our community is critical to us.
We believe that "Early Access" is the best way to find out what do players want from our game and how these or those things are to be done.
Our team is ready to fully accept the whole feedback to make the game as interesting and worthwhile for you.
Early access and community support will surely help us to implement all our plans on the game into reality!”

Approximately how long will this game be in Early Access?

“Unfortunately, at this stage, we can't surely name the final release date. We can only say that "Early access" state of the game will continue until enough level of quality requred by our community will be reached. Estimated "Early access" time for the game is 8-12 months.”

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

  • Completely revised storyline, adding a new location (Mars).
  • More detailed graphics, lighting, new vegetation, etc.
  • Maximum available bugs and lags elimination.
  • New types of enemies (new kind of aliens, alien-dogs, at least one or two types of mutants), better animal models.
  • Completely improved system of achievements, character progression.
  • Improved AI of the dog, all enemies and animals.
  • Detailed finalized environment and World.
  • An impressive amount of additional side events in the game, notes and secrets, that are not so easy to find and unravel, which in turn will add interest to the gameplay.
  • We definitely will not stop at this point, and in any case, we will improve the game, as long as we can.
    There is a possibility that we will add a network mode, on a separate level, on the subject of the game, but we can not promise for sure yet, because first we need to finalize a single game.[/ list]

What is the current state of the Early Access version?

“Approximately 60% of the whole game. The readiness status may be viewed in "About This" section.”

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

“Further, we plan to improve and refine the game, so the price will slightly increase after the "Early access" is over.”

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

“We will hold various contests on the pages in social networks of the game and our studio, constantly keep in touch with the community, give access to the closed beta-tests.
Join our community and we will create games - together!”
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November 1

When They Arrived v0.8.1 Halloween.

- Added Halloween atmosphere;

- Added new lighting;

- Added a new system for changing the time of day, new, more realistic clouds, sounds of the environment, rain, snow, thunder and thunder;

- fixed all the errors with the time in the game, with a wristwatch;

- fixed some errors in the movement of the character;

- in some places, lamps, chandeliers and lamps were added, which turned dark places into well-lit ones;

- Fixed many different bugs;

At the moment we are doing: the plot, some quests were meaningless and irrelevant - we remove them, add new quests, finalize the alien laboratory, quests leading to the journey to Mars (the Mars location is currently at the initial stage of development, but the work is already coming) We are planning to develop a separate setting on Mars, which should please you, at the same time the player will be able to return from Mars to Earth, but this is not certain ...

The main character will become more talkative, now we are agreeing to record new soundtracks with the replicas of main character, so we will be able to revive the game world even more.

Before finalizing the story, we decided to remake the world, the map will become slightly smaller, but much richer, more picturesque, and more realistic.

If all that we have planned is fully realized - When They Arrived will be a completely different game, the way we originally saw it.
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October 21


- Added a new game mode: "Farm Defense".

- Added new crafting recipes;

- Added new traps;

- The game world is improved, added more loot;

- in the process - arrangement of the settlement Brightwood (new buildings are added, filled with loot, etc.);

- fixed bugs in the sound settings, the sound in the game has become more balanced;

- Added Spanish localization;

- added more places where you can find shelter, sleep, warm up and find provisions;

- Fixed many flaws in the menu sections (the buttons overlapped each other);

- Now some windows are closed when you press Esc;

- fixed bugs with doors, now almost all doors in the game can be opened / closed;

- the aliens are being finalized, soon they will be added weapons that can be used by the player;

- Work is underway on the ability to create various shields and body armor;

- new traps are being developed, soon will be added: crossbow-machine gun, falling wall with spikes and others;

- fixed clock bug, time is displayed correctly;

- fixed bugs in the sleep panel;

- alcohol now raises the level of health, and raises thirst;

- fixed bugs with bandages, some buildings, traps and other objects (earlier, after use, they were not removed from the inventory);

- AI mutants become more balanced.

At the moment we are preparing for Halloween, thematic elements of the holiday will be added to the game, which will give a creepy atmosphere and diversify the gameplay. In parallel with the preparation for the holiday - we are engaged in the online mode, the plot (since 40% of the plot has not yet been added to the game), the new game mode - “ATV Rally”, and the overall refinement of the game.
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About This Game

The protagonist went hunting in his grandfather's country house. There was an invasion of the aliens. Cities are destroyed. You need to use survival skills and ingenuity to survive and save the planet. Build, explode, explore the world, develop your skills, try all ways to stop the invasion of the aliens.

"What would I do after the alien invasion?"
It's a question you've probably asked yourself, and it's a question we want to help you answer!

Key features:
  • you are completely free in action and a huge world to research ;
  • build, blow up and defend from enemies;
  • mine ores, use it to create various useful objects ;
  • hunt wild boars and deer, as they can become an excellent sources of food, but beware of bears and wolves ;
  • construct various structures, including traps ;
  • look for provisions, drive on an old ATV among a bunch of enemies;
  • study the legend of the 'Witnesses of the second coming ', perhaps there you will find some answers;
  • increase your combat skills and not only (for this there is a especial panel of cards);
  • survive by fighting with an enemy unknown to you, try to have an influence on the invasion and much more;
  • collect the parts and find the blueprints to create a "mini - mole hole";
  • repair the spacesuit, collect all the equipment you need, and go to Mars to destroy the bridgehead of the aliens.

Mars in When They Arrived

Mars location has not yet been added to the game, but the team is in progress of its deep development. In the further updates, we'll polish and add it.
Now we are working on implementation of the most realistic conditions and the gameplay on Mars so you can completely immerse yourself in the atmosphere of the game and the red planet!

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: Frequent Violence or Gore, General Mature Content

System Requirements

    • OS: WindowsXP (Service Pack 3)
    • Processor: Quad Core Processor
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce 9800GT
    • DirectX: Version 9.0
    • Storage: 5120 MB available space
    • Sound Card: DirectX®-compatible
    • OS: Windows 7 or higher
    • Processor: Intel Core i5-7500 3.4GHz
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: GTX 670 2GB / AMD R9 280 better
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Storage: 5120 MB available space
    • Sound Card: DirectX®-compatible

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