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In the 100 years after the end of the world, the survivors and their descendants have settled in and around old, but still functional, production facilities for food and shelter.
When one of these ancient machines breaks down, the community that had settled around it sends out expeditions into the unexplored depths of the facility to try and bring it to life again.
The first 4 of these expeditions have never been heard from again, and the machine continues to stay silent.
Now, with barely any manpower or equipment left, the fifth expedition is the communities last hope for survival.
As the leader of the Fifth Expedition, you will have to overcome the dangers within the machine and guide your team of explorers safely through its treacherous depths.


  • Tactical Exploration - Control up to 5 individual characters at once in real time and lead them to their goal.
  • Random Map Generator - Never see the same map twice, Every area is full of interactive & destructible environments.
  • Challenging Gameplay - Numerous traps, enemies and dangers have to be overcome in order to survive.
  • Survival - Decisions and their outcome have lasting consequences with permanent death and persistent injuries for characters.
  • Loads of Items - Several dozen different items to find and craft, each bringing a new possible solution to problems, each customizable through upgrades.
  • Character Advancement - Every character has their own unique strengths and weaknesses and can be leveled up and customized.
  • Player Abilities - Interact directly with the world, your characters or their enemies with your own, powerful abilities that can be unlocked and upgraded.
  • Alternate Play mode - Either play a campaign mode with a definitive end, or compete in the leaderboards for how far you can go before you die.
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Update 0.7 - Map Interactivity


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Hello everyone.

We're excited to bring you the first content update for The Fifth Expedition.

In this update, we're adding several quality of life features that were requested by players, such as the game starting in the camp phase and character corpses being lootable to retrieve lost items as well as many other small changes.
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We're also adding several of new items, such as the Ghost Armor, Kinetic Barriers and EMP Grenades.
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Lastly we're adding more interactive objects in the environment and adding a couple new character animations.
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We're hoping you'll enjoy the new additions while we work on the next batch of improvements and new content.
- The Snapjaw Games Team

Steam Release and Early Access

Steam Release and Early Access


Kickstarter failed and it was our fault. But we made it to Steam and we are working hard to build a enjoyable game! And Testers seems pleased so far...

The Fifth Expedition - Real Time Strategy + Survival + Dungeon Crawler now on Greenlight

The Fifth Expedition - Real Time Strategy + Survival + Dungeon Crawler now on Greenlight


The Fifth Expedition - A blend of real time strategy, dungeon crawler and survival game, set in the distant aftermath of a world ending catastrophe. Now...

Update 0.8 - Alert System Update

Update 0.8 - Alert System Update


This time around we've done a lot of things under the hood. Most importantly, the alert system. The game now keeps track of the alert level within each...


looks nice. I will check it out.

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