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Survival Snippets #51
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Under A New Sun- an ocean-based survival experience set on an unknown planet- released into Early Access on the 13th and we’re giving away five Steam keys for the game in our Discord -so be sure to stop by and enter!
The deadline to sign up for the next ASKA playtest is November 21st. Check out the post for details on how to apply, and the new content available to checkout! (And remember that this playtest is NDA locked.)
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▻ You can view the work-in-progress database at this link. (Database backstory: We had two Wordpress-based directories (around 160 games total) on the old website, but swapped to Substack and moved the directories into one major directory with a handful of sorted “views” on Notion.)
Backlog count= 56.
Recently onboarded from backlog to the live database: Escape the Pacific, The Infected, and Bromeliad. I’ve got 10-15 titles almost done and hope to push them out soon.
Black Friday hype! Perfect time of year to upgrade and acquire - but save a little cash. Working on an article for some gaming-themed accessories, but in the meantime don’t forget that subscription-based services do excellent deals for Black Friday. Video streaming (I have paid $1.07/month for Peacock since last Black Friday) but also software, phone apps, and more. It’s also an excellent time to refresh your pet’s gear on the cheap.
⏳ Sales 💰
Check the complete list of what to buy or avoid on our Curator page.
👍 Pick-up: Steam Autumn Sale runs Nov 21 - Nov 28, so gird your loins and your wallets. If you absolutely need a game to play today and don’t mind jumping outside of the survival genre, pick up Dying Light. The parkour is fun and the nights are terrifying.
📰 Survival Community Roundup
Content and News
Farthest Frontier now has Raider camps- plus some other tweaks and updates.
The Day Before is still off doing whatever it is that it does.
It’s not survival but if you love the game Dredge-
Mark your calendar for November 21st and be ready to dig into some new Survival: Fountain of Youth content with the release of Snake Region, Farming, and more. Solid post-Thanksgiving plan: video games and leftovers.
Big news for Sapiens and the big 0.5 update that’s currently in development: AI Tribes will be here soon! Peep the post for some pics.
The developers of Polylithic released a cute little Early Access Release Commentary video.
And possibly a future sandbox mode??