The Long Dark Summary
Developers of The Long Dark have released a much-awaited rework of the game's storyline, as well as improvements to its core gameplay mechanics.
Developers have offered their reasoning behind the decision.
Survival sandbox The Long Dark has just been updated, adding a brand new region called Desolation Point, “a stretch of coastal highway pockmarked with the abandoned remnants of a formerly thriving whaling industry.”
That's not all, it's a pretty wide-ranging update. A number of features stand out; you can now place items in the world, metal forging has been added, and the weather system has received a major overhaul.
survival game The Long Dark has received a hefty new update, which makes several major changes to its survival mechanics, and packs in the usual mix of fixes and improvements.
“Abstract Foraging”, by which the team means rooting around in drawers and barrels for useful objects, has been replaced by a “Direct Harvesting” mechanic, which allows you to break down items in the world in order to get what you need.
Hinterland's survival wintry-sandbox The Long Dark has been updated with a new region to chatter your teeth in. It's called Pleasant Valley and takes the playable sandbox to "nearly 20 square kilometres".
This new area is "rural mountain valley" and is worth almost 10 square kilometres alone, and features fields, farms, caves and vast forestry. We can now wield torches to scare away wolves.