The best indie games to play right now (part 2)
This week we will introduce to you our top pick Exploration, survival, and building games. What are you waiting for? Let’s go!
Released: 2016 | Developed by ConcernedApe
Stardew Valley is an open-ended country-life RPG developed by indie designer Eric Barone from ConcernedApe. On the game, player is inherited an old farm plot from grandfather in Stardew Valley where he/she split your days between growing crops and befriending the locals, a colorful cast of eccentrics, and finding the soulmate. Player have chance to begin a new life, learn to live off the land, enjoy the pastoral fantasy of chicken ownership and mayonnaise profiteering and turn these overgrown fields into a thriving home. Player can get super serious about maximizing your income, focusing on creating the perfect grid of profitable crops for each season, or just play around and enjoy the flow of the game while taking the occasional fishing trip or delving into the monster mines. With a little dedication, anyone can be the one to restore Stardew Valley to greatness. Stardew Valley is indeed the best farming/crafting game.
Kerbal Space Program
Released: 2015 | Developed by Squad
In Kerbal Space Program, player takes charge of the space program for the Kerbals alience race, in which she/he has access to an array of parts to assemble and builds a spacecraft based on realistic aerodynamic and orbital physics. Then, player must launch the spacecraft into space to explore moons and planets in the Kerbol solar system, constructing bases and space stations to expand the reach of the expedition. It seems to be pretty simple but it is actually not. Lots of things can go wrong. For example, constructing a vessel from Kerbal Space Program’s vast library of parts is confusing… However, player have the possibility to build many different types of ship, and use them to edge further and further out into the solar system.
Released: 2018 | Developed by Unknown Worlds
If you love diving, Subnautica is a wonderful opportunity to explore an alien aquarium but if you don’t, it is indeed a straight-up horrorshow. In Subnautica, player is equipped with survival stuff to descend into the depths of an alien underwater world filled with claustrophobic tunnels and beasts big enough to swallow you dead. Subnautica is a tense survival game where player must do things to survive day by day in a hostile alien ocean including craft equipment, pilot submarines and out-smart wildlife to explore the beautiful coral reefs, volcanoes, cave, and more.
Released: 2013 | Developed by Ed Key and David Kanaga
Proteus is a game of exploration and immersion in a dream-like island world where nature is simplified into evocative shapes and sounds. Player get to see curved hills, solid tree trunks, frogs burble while wandering over the island of pastel plants and animals. It is simple how you presence and observe the world.