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DISCLAIMER: The game is available in Steam Early Access and it's still very unfinished in many ways but we're constantly improving it and adding features!
Final version release date estimate: 2015

Hardland is an open-world action adventure RPG. Explore procedurally generated fantasy world full of characters. Survive in the dangerous wilderness. Discover items and treasures. Complete quests and fight different creatures.

You wake up in a strange land ruled by the Elder King. Big changes are happening all over the world and it is rumoured the king who has ruled for 1000 years is dying. His minions have been dispatched to find a cure. You can try to help or you can do whatever you wish, this is your story!

Procedurally generated towns and wilderness.
All characters can be killed if you wish to play an evil character.
Faction based quest system, some quests can only be completed if you meet the faction requirements.
You can craft and wear masks which disguise your true identity.
Objects have physics and almost everything can be destroyed.
Beautiful stop motion film inspired visuals.
Deadly traveling merchants.
Destructible terrain.
Modding support.

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After lots of work Release 12 is finally ready!

Hardland Release 12 is one of the biggest updates so far. 4x larger random generated islands with improved generation speed. New road system which can create main road, side roads and small paths. Improved draw distance and new faraway mountains to give better sense of scale. Buildings now have interiors. Combat improvements, better map, new items, transformation potions and dungeon improvements.


Massive improvements in the generated worlds.

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    • 4x larger random world
    • Generation speed improved

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    • New road system which can create main road, side roads and small paths
    • Improved draw distance and new faraway mountain to give better sense of scale

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    • Infinite water plane which makes the sunsets that much nicer
    • Added new nature landmarks and improved old ones

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  • Set of new trees and old trees improved
  • Set of larger houses
  • Additional version of blacksmith
  • Wind affects tree branches

Weather is completely dynamic everywhere

First version of random generated desert island

Witch sells transformation potions:

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  • Butterfly potion
  • Chicken potion
  • Fox potion
  • Pig potion
  • Goblin Minion potion
  • Goblin Brute potion
  • Goblin King potion
  • Spider potion
  • Wood Elf potion
  • (some potions are still unfinished)

Support for NPC signature animations:

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  • Fisherman fishing animation
  • Blacksmith forging animation

Dungeon improvements:

  • Dungeons can have several floors
  • Boss floor at the bottom of the dungeon
  • Cave entrances in random world lead to dungeons
  • New rooms
  • More detail in old rooms
  • New roofs which can have holes

Building interiors, random generated and handmade

  • Random interiors can be found in the random world

Handmade interiors include:

  • Fisherman Dave's house
  • Larry's house

Combat improvements:

  • Player can dodge in any direction (consumes stamina)
  • Player can shoot vertically with ranged weapons
  • Enemies can track player during their strikes
  • Group battles are more dangerous

Goblin King is combat ready:

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  • Butt-stomp attack
  • Can summon minions

New enemy: Goblin Brute - ranged and melee
New variant of Merchant
More legs for Spider
Lots of new items
Added shortcut to Old Path
Level of detail system introduced
Carrying system improved
Camera tweaks
Map screen shows trees, buildings and some characters

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Several quest glitches fixes

The next release has the first batch of new music by Ilmari Tiitinen!

Cheers, Timo

Hardland Early Access Release 7!

Hardland Early Access Release 7!

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The second iteration of the new erosion based terrain system with better biome distribution. More characters added to the story generator: Bandits, Skeletons...

Hardland Release 6 Progress Report

Hardland Release 6 Progress Report

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Features which are coming in Hardland Release 6: New younger villagers (men & women), brand new story generator which generates names, dialogue and simple...

Hardland Early Access Release 5

Hardland Early Access Release 5

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Release 5 is available now! Includes the first iteration of spell casting. Player can find and cast spells, the following spells are currently in the...


Hey man how is the project going? Hopefully your still working on it.

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The game looks pretty amazing even at this early stage.
I will keep an eye on this project.

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LOVE THIS GAME! Big Kudos to all the devs that made this happen. I'd like to see a highly customizable character creation system be put in place in future updates, with things like facial/body creation, gender, race/species. Also maybe in the future we can take part in battles/sieges as well as lead followers/minions.

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Im bRasilian im don't speak inglish too good : when i start the game the loading bar stop in 63% and the game window close every time rich the 63%, i now the game is in Alpha but im the only people if occored that, wath im suposte to do?
PS: Sorry for the bad inglish

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Me no speako americano lol

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Just found this one.Really nice.Tracking^^

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