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OVERVIEW:

DinoSystem is a sandbox and open-ended wilderness survival game immersed in an ecosystem simulation.
It is planned for PC, MAC and Linux, and, if the Indiegogo crowdfunding goal is reached, the game will also
be ported to mobile.

The setting takes place during the late Cretaceous era, the end-game features the possibility of a massive
disaster marking the end of the age of Dinosaurs, which the player must strive to survive.

The game simulates every imaginable variable such as advanced and basic needs, metabolism, body composition,
air and body temperature, animal life and behavioral aspects, plant life, natural disasters, soil fertility and
aridity, water cycle, and various weather related elements such as atmospheric pressure, humidity, and seasonal
changes among many more yet to be determined.
Every variable works to create a dynamic and emergent survival experience where the player is not the center of
the world, but can influence it with his actions.

DinoSystem can be played either in Survival mode or God mode: In Survival mode you control a human.
The God mode has you actively managing the simulated ecosystem, a bit like SimEarth and SimLife.

MAIN FEATURES:

- Self-sufficient ecosystem simulation:
the game simulates everything from plants, animals to weather.
Everything evolves over time according to simulated parameters, not scripted events. Nothing "spawns"
from nothing.


- God mode:
manage the ecosystem, introduce new animals, mess with the weather, alter the world
temperature or lay destruction with asteroids and other calamities.


- Survival mode:
join the ecosystem as a survivor. The player requires to eat, drink, sleep and craft what
he needs; the survival mechanics even allow his metabolism to change over time according to his lifestyle,
and therefore get or lose muscle and fat.


- Temperature:
the temperature model is very realistic as everything is taken into account: from proximity
to fire, being soaked, wind chill, sun exposure and being idle/sleeping.



- Stats and Skills:
complex skill system which allows to learn, and even unlearn things you don't practice
enough. Stats like strength and athletics depending on character muscle mass, metabolism, weight and
general conditions.



- Dino breeder:
get familiarity with the ancient beasts, learn how to handle them, steal an egg and raise
your own triceratops!


- Open-endedness:
the game has no clear purpose to fulfill, play as long as you like, experiment with the
dynamic world, see how far you can go and how fat you can get, or die of dysentery and starvation!
The world keeps changing and you with it: will you adapt?

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0 comments by TheCompiler on Oct 29th, 2014

Here's the first video of a series about DinoSystem where i'll explain how mechanics work regarding a specific area of the game.

The area covered in this video is nutrition:

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ManOManOMan
ManOManOMan Nov 25 2014, 3:05am says:

Looks awesome.

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hippiedog
hippiedog Nov 19 2014, 4:25pm says:

Looks cool! I love the concept...kind of like a 2D version of The Pangea Project.

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Dromaeosaurus
Dromaeosaurus Nov 11 2014, 10:05pm says:

Looks good, will watch

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kingofkong
kingofkong Sep 12 2014, 4:41pm says:

Do you have any plans on animating the dinosaurs such as having their tails swing and heads bob ?

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TheCompiler Creator
TheCompiler Sep 12 2014, 4:58pm replied:

It can be easily done, but we need someone capable of create animations. Once we have the frames, we can implement them, but we alone can't create them for the current sprites.

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CarterTheBeater
CarterTheBeater Sep 10 2014, 7:51pm says:

After just reading a little bit of what his game has to offer, I'm tracking the **** out of this game! :D

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Gokento
Gokento Aug 30 2014, 8:37pm says:

... you can use options to destroy thoose blood psychics right?

cause i don't like blood XD

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TheCompiler Creator
TheCompiler Aug 30 2014, 9:37pm replied:

Of course, there will be the "gore" option ;)

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Stella.
Stella. May 28 2014, 1:44am says:

This game deserves more attention!

+3 votes     reply to comment
TheCompiler Creator
TheCompiler Jun 5 2014, 10:37pm replied:

Thanks Anna, we will get the attention when the game is more mature, i guarantee ;)

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DinoSystem - Manage ● Survive ● Dinosaurs!
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Nov 23 2014, 9:09am

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Nov 12 2014, 5:15pm

@neiltyson Neil don't anger the #Interstellar staff as you did with the Titanic!

Nov 11 2014, 1:32pm

@falcogirgis like a boss, i guess

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Wilson attacking @RichardDawkins on his scientific credentials is a shameful way to conduct an academic debate since Dawkins IS a scientist.

Nov 10 2014, 1:18pm

@falcogirgis you have ONE cat at least.

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