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Timberborn marks all my boxes. Humans have been wiped out, animals are now in charge and beavers can build cities. Intelligent, human-free creatures? Give me a high. Yes, my boxes are very specific. And it won’t take long to wait if you feel the same way, as an Early Access release date was announced during the Future Games Show.
Beavers obsessed with wood have changed prey for civilization and learned some new tricks, including the use of dynamite and the construction of large machines. It seems that wood is still the main building material, because these beavers have not forgotten their origin.
Developer Mechanistry has hosted a lot of game tests and demos, so I hope you get access to Early Access in a pretty decent state. This phase is expected to last a year, during which time the team will gather more maps and design at least one new beaver faction.
At the moment there are two playable factions, more than 50 buildings and seven maps. There’s also a map editor, so you can make your own or download some community creations when you’re done with the official ones. The first mode available is an endless survival mode, so you can take advantage of your heart’s content.
Take Timberborn for a ride when he launches into Early Access via Steam on September 15th.