RimWorld

RimWorld

RimWorld is a sci-fi colony sim driven by an intelligent AI storyteller. Inspired by Dwarf Fortress, Firefly, FTL, and Dune.

You begin with three survivors of a shipwreck on a distant world.

Trade with passing ships.

  • Construct buildings to hold living and eating spaces.
  • Grow food and mine rooms into the rock.
  • Decorate your colony to make it into a pleasurable space.
  • Defend yourself from pirates and ravenous creatures (especially squirrels).
  • Weather storms and fight fires.
  • Capture refugees or prisoners and turn them to your side or sell them into slavery.

Your colonists are not professional settlers – they’re crashlanded survivors from a passenger liner destroyed in orbit. You can end up with a nobleman, an accountant, and, a housewife. You’ll acquire more colonists by capturing them in combat and turning them to your side, buying them from slave traders, or taking in refugees. So your colony will always be a motley crew.
Each person’s background is tracked and affects how they play. A nobleman will be great at social skills (recruiting prisoners, negotiating trade prices), but refuse to do physical work. A farm oaf knows how to grow food by long experience, but cannot do research. A nerdy scientist is great at research, but cannot do social tasks at all. A genetically engineered assassin can do nothing but kill – but he does that very well.

Minimum system requirements: 

Processor Intel® Core™ 2 Duo 2.0 GHz, Core i3, AMD Athlon™64 X2 or better
Memory 2 GB RAM
Graphics card NVIDIA® GeForce® 7800, ATI Radeon™ X1800, Intel HD 3000 or better
(256MB of video RAM and shader model 3.0 or better)

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