Hidden Path Entertainment has launched their "social sandbox creation" game Windborne on Steam Early Access, which is inspired by the likes of Animal Crossing, Minecraft, Dwarf Fortress, and the early Zeldas.
We get an "infinite number of islands," full of surprises to explore alone or with friends. We can build virtually anything, take up quests and craft with almost 200 different blocks.
It's a very vibrant world in Windborne and we're free to explore every bit as we make our way in the world, from taking a Minecraft approach to going all Zelda with quests.
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Current Early Access features:
Exploring – Explore an infinite number of islands, each full of wonder and surprise.
Building – With a wide variety of building materials, furnishings, and artifacts, you can build whatever you can imagine
Jin – Make new friends by trading with the native Jin
Quests – Basic quest system gives you a guided tour of Windborne, with rewards for each completion.
Multiplayer – Play and build with your friends!
Crafting – Learn to make almost 200 different blocks
Features to be implemented:
Guiding – Guide the Jin to civilization by defending them, building homes for them, and teaching them, and they will help you in return.
Exploring - Explore millions of ruins filled with puzzles and treasure.
Community – See other islands floating by, and visit them to trade with their owners. Join your friends and help them build their town.
Dragons – Breed dragonlings to unlock special abilities, including the ability to fly!
Combat – Defeat enemies that are encroaching on your island, or try assaulting a copy of your friend’s island to test its defenses.
Quests – Pick and choose quests to give you optional challenges that net big rewards.
Windborne now on Steam Early Access, sandbox creation with quests
17 February 2014 | By Simon Priest