The UniversimIn Development Released

The Universim aims to revive the glory days of the god-game genre, and bring it into the new generation with fresh ideas and ambitious gameplay. With the powers of a god, you are unleashed upon the universe to begin forging your galactic empire in the stars. From dust to the cosmos beyond, your civilization will rise through the ages under your guidance.

  • Sandbox
  • Single Player
  • Windows, macOS, Linux
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COELACANTH

$29.99 +1499

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$44.99 +2249

TYRANNOSAURUS

$49.99 +2499

DIMETRODON

$59.99 +2999

BRONTOSAURUS

$99.99 +4999

MAMMOTH

$249.99 +12499

COELACANTH

Receive immediate access to the game and all future updates. Your name will be added to the in-game Rise of Evolution Monument, and you`ll receive additional exclusive rewards for your early support. Includes a Steam activation key.

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Receive exclusive wallpapers and the beautiful Original Soundtrack.

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TYRANNOSAURUS

You will be able to submit a city name for use in the game. Names are added to a pool that will be chosen by Nuggets at random. This name can be changed by players after assignment.

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Full game on release
Name in the Game
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Original Soundtrack
Name a City
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DIMETRODON

The definitive Digital Collector's Edition. Receive the stunning Digital Art Book (PDF) and Game Guide (PDF). Treat your eyes to the creation of The Universim and get some tips for survival.

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Full game on release
Name in the Game
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Wallpapers
Original Soundtrack
Name a City
Digital Art Book
Digital Game Guide
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BRONTOSAURUS

Beautify your city with famous landmarks, such as the Eiffel Tower, Big Ben, and Burj Al Arab Hotel. You will also be able to immortalize yourself in the game's credits and Rise of Evolution Monument with a unique colour.

Alpha Access
Beta Access
Full game on release
Name in the Game
Additional Exclusive Crytivo Rewards
Wallpapers
Original Soundtrack
Name a City
Digital Art Book
Digital Game Guide
Famous Landmarks
Name Featured in the Credits
+ All previous rewards

MAMMOTH

Customize and name a Nugget that will be added to the game for all to see in the Nugget Editor. Choose a unique combination of traits from the available list to set your Nugget apart from the rest. You will also be able to name a planet permanently, in addition to choosing the planet's characteristics (resources, climate, etc). You will receive a digital Certificate of Discovery (PDF) for the planet. A star will be placed beside your name in the credits and in-game monument to show your amazing support.

Alpha Access
Beta Access
Full game on release
Name in the Game
Additional Exclusive Crytivo Rewards
Wallpapers
Original Soundtrack
Name a City
Digital Art Book
Digital Game Guide
Famous Landmarks
Name Featured in the Credits
Customize and Name a Nugget
Name a planet
+ All previous rewards
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WANNA BE A GOD?

Your time is coming. Guide a fledgling civilization through the obstacles of life. From humble beginnings, watch as they evolve and advance throughout the ages under your wing. Influence their decisions and punish the unfaithful with a wide range of godly abilities. Interact with objects, create disasters, and launch clueless creatures into orbit. This is your world, and nothing can stop you from having fun.

Our goal is to bring back the features you know and love from classic god games and spice them up with fresh ideas, a modern physics engine, and stylized visuals developed by a few of our very own industry heroes.

NATURE AS YOU KNOW IT

In The Universim, nature is just as wonderful and unpredictable as ever. Every planet comes with a few surprises that are sure to challenge your civilization. From tornadoes that consume everything in their path, to thunderous earthquakes that threaten to split your civilization in two. If you treat nature poorly, it might just show you how brutal and unforgiving it can be. Each planet you encounter will have a unique underbelly. Some planets are tranquil and filled to the brim with resources, while others are barren and dangerous. Be careful out there!

Something as simple as the cycle between night and day can play an important role. Wild animal attacks are more common at night, as are frequent temperature drops. Daytime offers a little more safety from the harshness of the world. With the inclusion of a full, four-season cycle, a planet’s biomes can change drastically, making it extremely difficult for Nuggets to survive brutal winters without proper preparation ahead of time.

THE STORY OF A SPECIES

Meet the Nuggets, a fragile and whacky species that relies on your leadership to build, research, and advance. Help them, and they will soon begin writing their own history in the stars. Every Nugget is a unique individual with a distinct set of characteristics. Just like any other living creature, Nuggets must have access to a few vital resources in order to survive. This includes water to drink, food to eat, and recreational activities to increase their happiness and quality of life. Recreational activities may include blowing stuff up. You’ve been warned.

As you spend time with the Nuggets, You will see that they behave like natural, living beings. They have their own thoughts and needs - and they even have the ability to make their own decisions at times. We want to give you a feeling that you’re interacting with a living organism, almost like you’re messing around with a rather chaotic ant farm.

Discover Wild Life

Discover planets with Drones and Rovers, equip rockets with right technologies. Depends on the planet factors such as planet distance, temperature and etc you’ll need to equip your Discovery Machines with the right tools. Put more solar panels to keep your rover, that can take probs on the planets and give you idea of how much resources lays in ground of that planet, to charge it batteries faster during the day time. Equip your rockets with bigger gas tanks to make it travel longer and to give a chance for Astronauts Nuggets to come back home.

ORGANIC GAMEPLAY

Planets in The Universim aren’t just made up of a bunch of neatly-arranged objects; everything is linked together and plays a unique role in each planet’s ecosystem. Every tree your civilization cuts down, every resource they mine and every animal they hunt will affect the world they’re living in. A lack of trees and high levels of pollution will raise the global temperature over time, while reckless hunting or fishing might cause the extinction of some species. It’s your mission to manage how the Nuggets collect and utilize resources. What mark will you leave on the ecosystems that existed millions of years before your arrival? Will you use every available resource and expand at an unprecedented pace, or will you methodically create a more sustainable way of life for your civilization?

These are living, breathing worlds where everything is interconnected. We aim to provide you with an unique experience unlike any of the god games you have played before. Every decision you or your civilization makes will have consequences.

CHANGE IS INEVITABLE

Your journey begins with a blank slate. There will only be two Nuggets at first, Adahy and Elu. They are the first of their kind, a spark of life that will change the world forever. As Nuggets progress, their technology evolves alongside them. You will watch as crude stone huts transform into architectural wonders and the fires that once protected your civilization are replaced by the magic of electricity.

LEAVE YOUR MARK

What kind of god will you be? Will your civilization become heavily dependent on natural resources, consuming fluffy bunnies and nonrenewable resources in equal measure? Or will you guide them towards a more sustainable future that relies on agricultural proficiency, responsible hunting, and green energy? You have the tools to change everything, and your actions have far-reaching implications.

A UNIQUE JOURNEY EVERY TIME YOU PLAY

Our procedural world generation is built around the gameplay, and not the other way around. We make sure that fun is always the number one priority. While procedural generation guarantees a lot of replayability, it doesn’t automatically make the experience worthwhile. That’s why we’ve invested a lot of time into not only creating unique and beautiful planets, but also giving each one its own set of challenging characteristics. Every star in the sky points the way to a procedurally-generated planet just waiting to be colonized. With the right technology, any planet can be yours. You can terraform lifeless planets into stunning utopias or simply suck every last drop of natural resources from it before moving on. We want to make sure that you’ll have fun with each planet that you encounter.

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System Requirements:

  • Genre:

  • Simulation / management / God-game
  • Links:

  • Theuniversim.com
  • Twitter
  • Discord
  • Languages:

  • English,
  • More coming!
  • Released:

  • August 30, 2016
  • Works on:

  • Windows (7, 8, 10)
  • Rating:

  • Rating pending.
  • Minimum system requirements:

  • (Please note that the below are guidelines only. Requirements will change during development.)
  • Latest Windows (7,8,10), Linux, Mac
  • Processor: Quad core (i5 or equivalent AMD CPU)
  • Memory: 6 GB RAM
  • Graphics: Nvidia GTX 660/ AMD 7870
  • Please keep in mind that these are full-size desktop requirements. Laptop experiences may vary.
  • Hard Drive: TBD (Min: 20GB)

Buggy Patch V0.0.38 is Now Live

Greetings, Creators!


When the air begins to smell like the first rains of the season within a majestic pine forest, complete with the faint aroma of a polar bear giving birth, that’s when you know a new patch is coming for The Universim. As always, our devs have been working tirelessly to ensure you have some new content to enjoy. We are excited to see so many new fans joining us as the latest updates have rolled out. Welcome! 


Also, today we hosted a live stream to show off our latest Twitch integrations and it was a blast. Hundreds of fans tuned in to check out the latest features and throw their questions at Alex Koshelkov, the creator of The Universim. We got a lot of great ideas from your input and we had a really good time. If you missed out on the fun you can catch the recorded stream here in this link.




We are also so thankful for the positive Steam reviews you have all been leaving to show your love for the game. It helps us so much, and it’s an excellent motivator for the team! More importantly, every positive review we receive gives our developers exactly 1 minute to see their families before they go back in the cage. If you love The Universim and touching reunions, please leave us a review here



From this point on, we will be spending a lot more time on the overall quality of The Universim, revisiting and reworking systems that aren’t intuitive enough or really tank the fun factor. Please let us know which systems you’d like us to take a look at! We have a few on our list already, but your feedback is crucial to find out where the biggest problems are hiding (or even tiny things you’d like addressed). 


We are well aware of the most annoying issue at the moment, the infamous “Nuggets doing nothing” AI bug. This happens when a Nugget’s pathfinding system can’t find an endpoint, which causes the system to hang. We are already working on a solution and we hope to have it out in our next BIG update.


Let’s move on to what’s new!


Locust Swarm


When the sound of buzzing approaches from the wild, you will know true fear. They do not come for blood, no. They come for something far more precious. They want your food! A swarm of hangry locusts will occasionally invade your civilization. Thankfully, you can fight them off with your Creator Powers. At the moment, this attack will be considered a random disaster like any other, but later on locust swarms will be triggered by climate change. Increasing temperatures, reduced air quality, and overall planetary pollution will drive locusts toward your civilization in search of new food sources. 



Education System Update


Based on your feedback, we have decided to merge Schools and Universities together. There will now only be Educated and Uneducated Nuggets. Educated Nuggets are required for high-level buildings like Factories, Space Control Centers, and so on. Uneducated Nuggets can no longer be assigned to these buildings. As a result of this change, buildings will no longer catch on fire because an under-qualified Nugget made an oops. We will continue to improve this system as we go, so please let us know your thoughts and suggestions on Discord or down below!











New Quest: Gone Green

Your civilization’s progress comes with a deadly cost. As Nuggets create fancier technology that requires more resources and energy, Mother Planet takes a serious hit. As Factories rise up, the air quality plummets, and trees are ripped down to feed the ravenous belly of industry. Nuggets need a helping hand to guide them toward a more sustainable future. We’d prefer someone wiser, but you, Creator, will have to do. 



When oxygen levels drop low enough, a new quest will become available that might just reveal the only way to save the planet. Doing so will not only improve conditions for your civilization, it will also earn you new believers. Keep an eye out! 


New Occupation-Specific Vehicles

Beep beep! The city just got a whole lot noisier. Police Cars, Fire Trucks, Government Limos, Science Trucks, Ambulances, and Engineer Trucks have been added to the game. Nuggets in the Modern Age who are assigned to certain jobs will now drive some sort of vehicle. We probably should have taught them how, but they’ll learn fast enough. 



Windmills

The latest Windmill tech has arrived! It’s now at least an acceptable percentage better than the old one. As a bonus feature, they’re quieter, meaning Nuggets can finally enjoy home entertainment without the need for noise-cancelling headphones. 



Kinetic Generators

Great news! Kinetic Generators now burn even more calories than ever before. That statement is both true and a great addition to the recruitment posters. This also means they generate more electricity. Unfortunately, some Nuggets’ hearts can’t handle the increased intensity, but at least those old enough to have retired can enjoy uninterrupted daytime television. 






Twitch


We’ve added a new panel to help streamers keep track of chat members who have created Nuggets in their game. This panel will notify you when a chat member enters the birth queue, donates bits, commits a crime, and is born or dies. A chat member’s action point balance is displayed beneath their portrait, and you can click on a Nugget’s portrait to fly to their position. You can always hide this panel by pausing the game and unticking Twitch->show Nugget info panel.


The twitch nugget info panel


This panel is the big new Twitch feature this month, but we’ve added a number of smaller improvements. 


We’ve added the #Invent command, which allows a chat member to spend action points to complete your current research item.


We’ve changed the way #Explode works, so now chat members can target a specific building type to blow up. For example, if they type #Explode Archive their Nugget will grab a bomb and run towards the streamer’s Archive, blowing themselves up when they get near it. If they type #Explode without a building modifier, then the Nugget will target a building at random. This change gives you time to pick up the bomber and throw them elsewhere if you are quick enough.


Now chat members can define the gender of their Nugget Avatar with a gender modifier, e.g. #CreateNugget Male or #CreateNugget Female.


We’ve improved the behaviour of our integration when used in very large streams. Twitch has a message rate-limit, which is 100 messages per 30 seconds for mods/streamers. To circumvent this rate limitation, if our system detects a large volume of messages it will batch them together into a single message, separating each message with the 📨 emoji. Messages can only be 500 characters long, so we will batch them until we’ve used up as many characters as possible, without truncating a message. On top of this, we’ve added a buffer to ensure that messages above 100/30 seconds will wait until there is enough free space to send themselves.


Message batching only happens when chat load is high


We’ve also fixed many Twitch-related bugs. The most notable bug could occur if you loaded a game and then enabled Twitch. This could cause a variety of issues including chat members being unable to issue commands or create Nuggets. We’ve also fixed a bug that prevented chat member bit donations from being recognized by the game. Now all bit donations should be accurately recorded so long as you are connected to Twitch. We also fixed several other smaller bugs.


Bit donations now work correctly


You can find full list of Features and Commands for Twitch Here


Bug Fixes:


  • Fixed certain event messages had some words cut off at the end
  • Fixed an issue where the construction menu did not display all the resources on the resource panel 
  • Fixed an issue where the building cloud panel was missing new resources
  • Fixed an issue where Satellites were removing too much oxygen when flying
  • Fixed an issue where the quest panel displayed the incorrect number of pages
  • Fixed an issue with multiple sounds that were extremely loud (windstorm, thunder, etc.)
  • Fixed a bug that prevented packs of animals from being spawned
  • Fixed an issue with displaying long numbers for water and electricity. Now, once you reach the millions, it will display “1m”, etc. 
  • Fixed the sacrifice icon above the Temple. Previously, text on the icon was overlapping.
  • Fixed a bug where the University increased crime dramatically
  • Fixed an issue where small parks had incorrect seating areas 
  • Fixed an issue where news messages were disappearing 
  • Fixed an issue where dead Nuggets were not unregistered properly, causing an error to appear and break the game
  • Fixed an issue where an infection message from other sources was triggering an infection from drinking message
  • Fixed multiple audio issues in the game where certain sounds would be dropped
  • Fixed an issue where dead animals were clipping through the ground 
  • Fixed an issue where Bits donations did not work
  • Fixed an issue where the dotted representation of distance in the Cosmodrome incorrectly displayed the prediction for the travel distance
  • Fixed an issue where news messages text and event text was not scrolling
  • Fixed an issue where the trickle effect power could have been used on pause without any creator point cost
  • Fixed an issue where in some cases Nugget status icon were always visible on the screen with the ESC menu open
  • Fixed an issue with shifts that prevented Nuggets from constructing buildings, freezing them 
  • Fixed an issue where Nuggets created without hair in clone center would cause AI problems 
  • Fixed an issue where multiple modern buildings were missing lights during night time
  • Multiple missing localization fixes


General balance changes / Improvements


  • Pressing ESC during intro scene now skips the intro scene immediately 
  • Save button was added to the ESC menu, but you still need to build an Archive to save the game.
  • Construction panel received major changes. All building categories were reworked and reorganized in order to provide a better experience. 
  • Nuggets are more likely to become believers due to high happiness. You can also lose believers if your civilization remains unhappy for a long period of time
  • Batteries were removed from large buildings. Now, similar to Pumps and Reservoirs, in order to store excess electricity, you will need to build batteries. 
  • Schools and Universities got merged. Now schools will be upgraded into Universities.
  • Reworked Education System. You will no longer be able to assign Uneducated Nuggets to buildings that require higher education. The Nugget panel will also be sorted based on their education level when you click on the assignment slot. 
  • Disasters due to education were removed. 
  • Wind system was tweaked and improved once again. Now wind won’t stay in critical conditions (extremely strong or none at all) for longer than 10 game minutes.
  • Using the alarm will cause Nuggets to rush toward the bunker without actually waiting to finish other tasks. 
  • Nuggets will now run to Bunkers instead of just walking there
  • Increased angle tolerance for solar panels. They should now produce electricity 100% more efficiently. However, it still depends on where you place your solar panels. On the planet’s "poles", they might generate less output.


Art:


  • Locust Swarm
  • Occupation Vehicles
  • Nuggets Monks
  • Windmills
  • Kinetic Generators
  • Solar Panels Updated



UI Design:


We have redesigned the Construction Menu buttons and restructured the various categories. Buildings are now placed in more suitable categories that better represent their function. This may take a little while to get used to, but we hope you’ll eventually find it far more intuitive than before. However, newcomers will certainly be less confused.


That’s it for now! We have more awesome stuff coming your way in the next couple of patches. If you’ve been following us on Twitter or keeping track on Discord, you’ve likely seen the cool things we have going on in the background. We like throwing a few teasers up on our social channels, so don’t miss out! As always, leave your thoughts and feedback on Discord and down below. If you’re enjoying the game, don’t forget to leave a review on Steam. Have fun with the new stuff!



With love,

The Crytivo Crew




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COELACANTH

$29.99 +1499

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TYRANNOSAURUS

$49.99 +2499

DIMETRODON

$59.99 +2999

BRONTOSAURUS

$99.99 +4999

MAMMOTH

$249.99 +12499

COELACANTH

Receive immediate access to the game and all future updates. Your name will be added to the in-game Rise of Evolution Monument, and you`ll receive additional exclusive rewards for your early support. Includes a Steam activation key.

Alpha Access
Beta Access
Full game on release
Name in the Game
Additional Exclusive Crytivo Rewards

MICRORAPTOR

Receive exclusive wallpapers and the beautiful Original Soundtrack.

Alpha Access
Beta Access
Full game on release
Name in the Game
Additional Exclusive Crytivo Rewards
Wallpapers
Original Soundtrack
+ All previous rewards

TYRANNOSAURUS

You will be able to submit a city name for use in the game. Names are added to a pool that will be chosen by Nuggets at random. This name can be changed by players after assignment.

Alpha Access
Beta Access
Full game on release
Name in the Game
Additional Exclusive Crytivo Rewards
Wallpapers
Original Soundtrack
Name a City
+ All previous rewards

DIMETRODON

The definitive Digital Collector's Edition. Receive the stunning Digital Art Book (PDF) and Game Guide (PDF). Treat your eyes to the creation of The Universim and get some tips for survival.

Alpha Access
Beta Access
Full game on release
Name in the Game
Additional Exclusive Crytivo Rewards
Wallpapers
Original Soundtrack
Name a City
Digital Art Book
Digital Game Guide
+ All previous rewards

BRONTOSAURUS

Beautify your city with famous landmarks, such as the Eiffel Tower, Big Ben, and Burj Al Arab Hotel. You will also be able to immortalize yourself in the game's credits and Rise of Evolution Monument with a unique colour.

Alpha Access
Beta Access
Full game on release
Name in the Game
Additional Exclusive Crytivo Rewards
Wallpapers
Original Soundtrack
Name a City
Digital Art Book
Digital Game Guide
Famous Landmarks
Name Featured in the Credits
+ All previous rewards

MAMMOTH

Customize and name a Nugget that will be added to the game for all to see in the Nugget Editor. Choose a unique combination of traits from the available list to set your Nugget apart from the rest. You will also be able to name a planet permanently, in addition to choosing the planet's characteristics (resources, climate, etc). You will receive a digital Certificate of Discovery (PDF) for the planet. A star will be placed beside your name in the credits and in-game monument to show your amazing support.

Alpha Access
Beta Access
Full game on release
Name in the Game
Additional Exclusive Crytivo Rewards
Wallpapers
Original Soundtrack
Name a City
Digital Art Book
Digital Game Guide
Famous Landmarks
Name Featured in the Credits
Customize and Name a Nugget
Name a planet
+ All previous rewards