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Chernobylite is a survival-horror role-playing game in the Stalker tradition, located in the Chernobyl exclusion zone. The latest developer diary, provided exclusively to PC Gamer by The Farm 51 and All In! Games, focuses on the survival of half of the equation.
As the director of the game, Artur Focjik, explains, exploring the area is full of dangers such as radiation, an enemy that haunts you throughout history and supernatural events related to a mysterious substance called Chernobylite that appears around the fictional version. Chernobyl game. According to Focjik, this is not enough, which is where the elements of survival come in.
"So aside from such immediate dangers," he says, "that could really kill us in a moment, there are things that kill us over time." Examples he cites include the old survival game waiting for starvation, but also "low morale, mental problems." At Chernobylite you have to put together a team of colleagues with useful skills, but you have to worry about how they feel and if they are fed and equipped.
Creative director Wojciech Pazdur explains that the inspiration for Chernobylite’s survival and crafting mechanics came from the developers ’research trips to the exclusion zone, which they scanned in 3D to use as a reference for the game. . Things like the electronic components they found scattered were part of the manufacturing system. "We've found real chemical tanks there," he says, "not to mention the tons of scrap metal that are somewhere, that have just been smuggled into our game."
Weren’t you worried about the risks of making multiple trips to Chernobyl for research reasons? About radiation and, you know, mutation? Apparently not. "I could count these trips with the fingers of one hand," he says, "that is, eight a year."