Chaos Theory is an evolving virtual world set in a fantasy based reality. The 'Butterfly Effect' gameplay gives you a blend of RPG, RTS, and city building in a vast open sandbox environment. Manage all aspects to secure the future of your civilisation. You only have one life, so use it wisely...
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Mixed (11) - 54% of the 11 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date:
Feb 1, 2019

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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?

“Chaos Theory is a very ambitious project with a huge scope, therefore to help us make it a reality we have decided to go to early access to bring enough people together and get the next phase of development in full motion.

Please be aware that as we are in very early access there is likely to be some bugs which we will endeavour to resolve with your help. In addition because we have such a large scope for this game we will periodically release updates with more and more features as time and resource allows us to.”

Approximately how long will this game be in Early Access?

“Because Chaos Theory's scope is very large and we would not want to release a game before its fully implemented and tested, hence we can not be too exact about the date we will move out of early access, however the more people we get supporting the game the quicker we will be able to bring the game out of early access and in a fully released game.

Having said that we would really like to aim for an approximate estimate for when the game might come out of Early Access which would look like Fall 2019.”

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

“The full version of Chaos Theory will be fully featured with all aspects of our initial scope included. However the scope could change to allow further features to be included, but we will endeavour to make the first initial release a fully functional and playable game with no errors and fully balanced game mechanics.

Although some of the below will be included in the early access release as and when they get developed here are some of the full features;
  • Fully interactive environment
  • Complex and intricate AI & social system
  • Craft and build many items
  • Craft and build buildings
  • Fully implemented combat system
  • God mode
  • Multiplayer mode

What is the current state of the Early Access version?

“Please be aware that Chaos Theory is currently in very early access and if you purchase the game you will be part of a important group of players that will help shape and develop the game to become its full potential. However all features listed in the "About This" section will be available for you in early access, and when more features get included we will update that section to reflect.

Initially Chaos Theory will be in a sandbox testing mode with some of the basic feature released that will allow you to play a game. However please be aware that saved games are not a feature at this moment.”

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

“The pricing will probably stay the same however, we will include some free features to those who have decided to purchase the game in early access once fully released.”

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

“We take the opinions and feedback from our gamer's community very seriously therefore we will allow all our players the opportunity to be fully involved in the future development of the game. Some of the way we will allow our community to support us and provide feedback will be via email, in-game feedback mechanics and on our forum page.”
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April 11

Update 0.02



So we are there and now you can SAVE THE WORLD!

I am really happy to have this new release out there and ready for you guys to play. Please see the list below for all the latest releases:

  • Save and load game feature
  • New inside your house assets
  • Lots of bug fixes
  • Clearer UI and styled text
  • Personal details screen
  • Praise and antagonise fellow villagers
  • Family updates and relationship links

Keep a look out for further patches coming soon!

I would finally like to thank you all for continuing to support me and Chaos Theory!

Scott
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March 24

Chaos Theory: Latest Update March 2019

We released the first version of Chaos Theory on the 1st February, and so far, so good! We’re really appreciative of all of your comments, both positive and negative - every opinion is taken on board and used to improve gameplay!

At the moment, Chaos Theory Studios is a one-man-band, which means I’m developing the game in my spare time.

In the next release of Chaos Theory, you’ll be able to save the game - I’m making that a priority.

There will also be an in-game feedback system, so I can accurately track all bugs and comments - so please use that moving forward!

There will also be the ability to switch between characters, either after PERMADEATH or during gameplay. I’d like to make it a kind of spirit that can transfer consciousness into another character - if you have thoughts on this, let me know.

I intend to frequently release updates, so keep checking back!

When you buy the game, you’re investing into the future development of Chaos Theory. I have huge ambitions for Chaos Theory, and it will be a never-ending development project.

I’m always on the hunt for new and upcoming talent to collaborate with, so feel free to get in touch if you’d like to contribute.

Thanks,

Scott
Chaos Theory Studios
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About This Game

Please be aware this game is in very early access and by purchasing the game you will initially be helping with providing feedback on bugs and game play. Due to this early release not all features will be available. However, we will be releasing constant updates which will offer new content and features as they're developed. We welcome your feedback!

Chaos Theory is an open-ended sandbox virtual world with a blend of RPG and a real time strategy / city builder.
It asks one simple question – how will your actions shape the world?



A Real World 'Butterfly Effect': In this amazing open world environment, every item is interactive and every action you make has an effect on the future course of the world around you.

Set in the town of Lunaris, you must survive by firstly gathering food, building an array of industrial, defensive, residential and commercial buildings and carefully managing your resources. You must also do your utmost to defend against the evil invasion of the Death Guard!

The towns continued survival relies on your cunning, luck and ability to part of a successful community.

About Chaos Theory:

  • Sandbox city management survival game with a focus on realistic life mechanics.
  • Carefully manage variables like genetic traits, food, and resources to secure your town's future and help them prosper.
  • One life only- PERMADEATH adds a unique tension to the game
  • Collect and craft items to help yourself, your family and the towns community at large survive and thrive
  • Build town buildings to help with the survival of your community.
  • Manage emotional character traits like passivity and aggression to get ahead of the game
  • All other villagers of the town will help shape the future of the town and its environment
  • Defend against the ever increasing invasion from the Death Guard

    This Early Access version includes the following features:

  • Third-Person / First Person character control
  • Basic combat system (melee only)
  • RPG levelling system
  • Character design
  • Inventory system
  • Resource gathering
  • Crafting system
  • Social system
  • Family system
  • Day / Night cycle

    Upcoming features:

  • Full combat system to include ranged and magic
  • Building construction
  • The Royal family
  • Trading system
  • Monetary system
  • Will system (allows you to pass down a characters property)

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows 10 64bit OS required
    • Processor: Intel I5 7500 3Ghz or higher
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: GeForce GTX 970 or higher
    • DirectX: Version 10
    • Storage: 2 GB available space
    • Sound Card: FMOD compatible sound card

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