A nuclear-fueled RPG that encourages players to grow and develop their town. Explore a vast and ruined world brimming with mystery and adventure. Will you thrive or only barely survive?
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Mixed (22) - 50% of the 22 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date:
Oct 29, 2018

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What the developers have to say:

Why Early Access?

“This is a game made by fans and for fans! We've made the game chock-full of features we like, but what about the community? We are a small team and have put a TON of work into our game but to get us to the finish line we need community involvement and feedback! Gauging what features work and what ones need to be altered or even removed can be a large undertaking for an RPG - with Early Access we balance and tweak our game to perfection.”

Approximately how long will this game be in Early Access?

“We believe with the communities support that we can complete the game within 4-6 months.”

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

“Our game is an rpg with a radioactive twist. Besides bug fixes and game balancing, the final version will have:
-Better NPCs
-A larger game world
-character customization
-multiplayer (versus attack/defense)
-combat improvements
-electrical grids
-And whatever the community wants!”

What is the current state of the Early Access version?

“The current state of our Early Access version is a stable Beta build. There is also a town with fully scripted NPCs, a number of items, some of which are from enemy drops.”

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

“The game is discounted from its final price as we want to thank early supporters with a discount.”

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

“We think our game is great but the community will make it even better! We will be utilizing discord, facebook, twitter, and we also get great reception on reddit - really we're open to using any and every platform we can. So far our feedback has been very positive, if we can communicate with a wider audience we can incorporate feedback even faster!”
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About This Game

a nuclear-fueled RPG that encourages players to grow, collect, and mutate in order to survive.

The world is recovering from ruin, creating mutants and strange hybrids. Your father has found a sustainable water source and asked for your help to build a community from scratch.

Current Features

  • Explore a vast wasteland. Much of the world is in ruins and only you can help rebuild what was lost. By venturing out into the great unknown you can find resources that you will need to make the world what it once was.

  • Build a community from scratch. Your father has called on you to help rebuild the only town around with fresh water. The buildings are pretty run down and could use a remodel (in some cases a total overhaul!). He will guide you in the right direction and allow you to upgrade buildings and even attract new friends to your community.

  • Craft dozens of items to build your settlement! Take your community to the next level by crafting items!

  • Level up your character and your companions. The bigger and better your community is, and the more you upgrade the buildings in town, the more opportunities you will have to upgrade your character and everything else!

    Planned Features

  • Full controller support. The game will be completely playable with a mouse and keyboard, or with your XBOX controller at launch.

System Requirements

    • OS: Windows Vista or greater
    • Processor: 2 Ghz
    • Memory: 256 MB RAM
    • Graphics: shader model 3.0+
    • DirectX: Version 10
    • Storage: 400 MB available space

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