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RimWorld

4.8 out of 5
199 User Ratings
5 Stars
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Experience a strategy that's out of this world with the 'Overwhelmingly Positive' Steam rated sci-fi sim RimWorld.
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About RimWorld

About this game

RimWorld is a sci-fi colony sim driven by an intelligent AI storyteller. It generates stories by simulating psychology, ecology, gunplay, melee combat, climate, biomes, diplomacy, and more.

Survive

You begin with three survivors of a shipwreck on a distant world. Your colonists are not professional settlers – they're survivors from a crashed ship. They're uneducated, so don’t know how to build shelter, find food and water, or defend themselves from the many threats that they will face. But not everything goes smoothly. starvation, disease, mental breakdowns, pirate raids...It's designed to co-author tragic, twisted, and triumphant stories about imprisoned pirates, desperate survivors, lone gunmen, and bumbling soldiers. It works by controlling the "random" events that the world throws at you. Every thunderstorm, pirate raid, and travelling salesman is a card dealt into your story by the AI Storyteller. There are several storytellers to choose from. Randy Random does crazy stuff, Cassandra Classic ramps up the difficulty, and Phoebe Friendly is… well… friendly.

Thrive

Build in the forest, desert, jungle, tundra, and more. Decorate your colonies to make them feel like home. Watch your colonists develop relationships with one another. Source the resources you need to survive and thrive and expand your colony until it spans the globe.

Try Again

The game is very complex and challenging, but also very rewarding. There are many different ways to play RimWorld, and no two games will ever be the same. It is a game that has a lot of replay value, as you can try different strategies and approaches each time you play. If you are looking for a game that is both challenging and fun, it will certainly appeal to fans of strategy and management games

Game Details

Release Date:
October 17, 2018
Developer:
Ludeon Studios
Publisher:
Ludeon Studios
Rating:
ACB rating of 18
Supported Languages:
English +
Franchise:
RimWorld
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Product Requirements

Minimum:

  • OS: Windows XP
  • Processor: Core 2 Duo
  • Memory: 4 GB RAM
  • Graphics: Intel HD Graphics 3000 with 384 MB of RAM
  • Storage: 500 MB available space

Product Requirements

Minimum:

  • OS: OSX 10.5
  • Processor: Core 2 Duo
  • Memory: 4 GB RAM
  • Graphics: Intel HD Graphics 3000 with 384 MB of RAM
  • Storage: 500 MB available space

Product Requirements

Minimum:

  • Processor: Core 2 Duo
  • Memory: 4 GB RAM
  • Graphics: Intel HD Graphics 3000 with 384 MB of RAM
  • Storage: 500 MB available space

RimWorld Editions

Critic Reviews

87

Strategy Gamer

100 / 100
"Rimworld is a new standard in survival/strategy sims, and has emerged from early access with grace. Now the REAL fun can begin..."

GRYOnline.pl

95 / 100
"Some minor flaws turn RimWorld into a slightly flawed diamond. It is a truly unique game, one that appears every few years. I have been following RimWorld's development from...

GameStar

85 / 100
"Successful mixture of strategy, tower defense, survival sandbox and sci-fi story generator with a guaranteed high replay value."
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Achievement Hunter?
76.74% of players played this game for >= 80 Hours!

Difficulty Statistics

Difficulty Rating

Simple
0.76%
Easy
2.27%
Just Right
41.67%
Tough
51.52%
Unforgiving
3.79%
Don't Ragequit! 51.52%  of players consider this game to be Tough

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Play Behaviour

Tried It
6.8%
Played It
27.89%
Halfway
18.37%
Beat It
36.73%
Conquered It
10.2%
Completionist! 10.2%  of players have Conquered It

RimWorld User Reviews

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User Rating

Average score from 199 ratings
92% of users would recommend this.
4.8

User Ratings Breakdown

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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101 - 108 of 109 Reviews

Pricey but worth every penny.

Delcraft
Verified purchase
Although it's pricey and never goes on large sale, this game worth every cents. You can play as min/maxer or you can roleplay it, or you can do all other stuff that comes into your mind. I've played a lot of so-called "Rimworld clones" but none of them has managed to expand on the richness of this game, probably because there is nowhere to expand further.
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Recommended

Przemysław
Verified purchase
This is game is hard. But not in a negative way. You choose Your way to play, Your difficulty level, You can get mods that can add a lot of content. And there are 3 DLC, each with a lot of aditional content. This game is hard.... Hard to let go. i have a lot of this "one more day, one more task" moments before I can exit.
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Recommended

JoelLegend
Verified purchase
Say goodbye to your life. I was sure I would hate this game. Started playing and realized it was 2am. Game just sucks you in with the sheer amount of content.
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Recommended

OneTachi
Verified purchase
The tutorial for the game does not do a great job at telling you how to play the game. There's a lot of mechanics it leaves out that are important. This could be a positive if you like exploring mechanics on your own! Other than that, the game is fun! There's a lot of exploring and doing weird things you think of which I really like
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Recommended

Matt
Verified purchase
Short version: the game is fun but at first kind of slow. it's also unforgiving. You get invested into the stories of the characters, but sometimes it gets crazy because you dont have a lot of control. mods help a lot with adding more content. the controls are kinda hard to get used to, its not quite an RTS, but not quite a colony sim, its like some blend.
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Recommended

Leviathan
Verified purchase
A must have if you're even remotely into management-style games.
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Recommended

Scompote
Verified purchase
Very good game. Runs well on sd
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Recommended

SOFDread
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Fun colony building, survival, priority management game. The reason it remains popular for so long though is the massive amount of mods. Graphics may not be amazing but the game play is fun.
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Frequently Asked Questions

There are 3 editions. They are Standard Edition, Horror Pack, and Starter Pack
Horror Pack contains:
  • Rimworld
  • RimWorld Anomaly
Available DLCs for RimWorld include Biotech, Ideology, Royalty, and Name in Game Access
Are you ready for a challenge? 42% of GameFAQs users said the difficulty is Just Right. 55% of GameFAQs users said RimWorld is Tough or Unforgiving.
According to ACB, RimWorld is suitable for players aged 18 and above.
Yes, RimWorld is Steam Deck Verified.
  • This game shows Steam Deck controller icons
  • This game's default graphics configuration performs well on Steam Deck
  • In-game interface text is legible on Steam Deck
  • All functionality is accessible when using the default controller configuration
Minimum:
  • OS: Windows XP
  • Processor: Core 2 Duo
  • Memory: 4 GB RAM
  • Graphics: Intel HD Graphics 3000 with 384 MB of RAM
  • Storage: 500 MB available space
Minimum:
  • OS: OSX 10.5
  • Processor: Core 2 Duo
  • Memory: 4 GB RAM
  • Graphics: Intel HD Graphics 3000 with 384 MB of RAM
  • Storage: 500 MB available space
The average playtime for GameFAQs users is 77 hours. 77% of users played RimWorld for over 80 hours.
Yes, RimWorld has broad critical consensus. 88% of critics on Metacritic recommend RimWorld. The Metascore is 87 out of 100.
92% of Fanatical users recommend RimWorld. The average review score is 4.8/5
Yes, 92% of Fanatical users and 88% of critics on Metacritic recommend RimWorld.
RimWorld was released on October 17, 2018
Yes, RimWorld supports MacOS.
Yes, RimWorld supports Linux.
RimWorld is published by Ludeon Studios
RimWorld was developed by Ludeon Studios
Fanatical users tagged RimWorld as Colony Sim, Base Building, Survival, and Strategy
Fanatical users tagged RimWorld as Management, Sci-fi, Space, and Western
Yes. Fanatical users tagged RimWorld as having Singleplayer
Yes, Fanatical users tagged RimWorld as Colony Sim
Yes, Fanatical users tagged RimWorld as Base Building
Yes, Fanatical users tagged RimWorld as Survival

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