Not just "yet another voxel survival game," the introductory chapter of Metaverse has just been released. Players are invited to experience the core ideas behind the game like exploration, extraction, fabrication, and destruction.
Along with the initial wind-up of the story, there are a ton of construction primitives that can be used to build a planetary base of your own design:
Best of all, for those who are a little shy of investing money into an Early Access game, the entire simulation deck portion of the main game has been released as an entirely free game on Steam!
A little backstory
Metaverse spent its first year in quiet development by its two creators, aiming to bring new depth to the genre.
The second year of development was spent alongside its earliest adopters on Steam Early Access as a series of rapid gameplay and engine experiments.
Then in October 2015 all of the successful gameplay and engine experiments in Metaverse were tallied up and development on the official game began in earnest, which marks the aforementioned release.