Ultimate survival game!

CryoFall™ is a Sci-Fi online survival game set on a forgotten planet in the distant future. CryoFall features rich 2D graphics with 3/4 view. The game will be available on Windows, Mac and Linux.

Features

  • Five distinct tiers of technological progress;
  • Hand-crafted maps and locations;
  • Storyline elements discovered through exploration;
  • Advanced economic model encourages more diverse interactions than simple combat;
  • Complex crafting, industrial and farming systems;
  • Wide range of player interactions and roles with meaningful specialization options;
  • In-house developed Renkei Engine™, allowing hundreds of players on the same server;
  • Extensive modding capabilities, including realtime code editing;

Artwork

Screenshots

Please note, CryoFall is still in development and all screenshots are not representative of the finished product quality.

Gameplay

User interface

CryoFall FAQ

Below you can find a list of frequently asked questions and their answers. If you have a question not listed here - feel free to contact us and we will add more information here or in other sections.

What is CryoFall?

CryoFall™ is an innovative Sci-Fi online survival game set on a forgotten planet in a distant future. CryoFall features ultra-high resolution 2D graphics with 3/4 view.

What are the system requirements?

System requirements (minimum):

  • OS: Windows 7/8/10 (support for Mac OS or Linux will be added later)
  • Processor: Dual Core 2.2 GHz or equivalent
  • Memory: 3GB RAM
  • Graphics: 1 GB GPU with DirectX 11 support
  • Display: 1280x720 resolution
  • Network: Broadband Internet connection (at least 0.5 Mbps)
  • Storage: 700MB
  • Input: keyboard & mouse
System requirements (recommended):
  • OS: Windows 7/8/10 (support for Mac OS or Linux will be added later)
  • Processor: Quad Core 1.8 GHz or equivalent
  • Memory: 4GB RAM
  • Graphics: 2 GB GPU with DirectX 11 support
  • Display: FullHD 1920x1080 and UHD 3840x2160 resolutions (4K native support)
  • Network: Broadband Internet connection (at least 0.5 Mbps)
  • Storage: 700MB
  • Input: keyboard & mouse

If I buy the game from your website do I also get a Steam key?

Absolutely! And not only that, but you will also get additional things like soundtrack, some concept art, wallpapers and more. Please visit our store for more info.

Do you have a development blog?

Yes! You can follow our blog at http://atomictorch.com/, we post all of our news and updates there first.

How can I contact you?

You can join our forums or other social channels such as Reddit and Discord. For business inquiries you can use our contact us page on our company website.

Does the game feature randomly generated worlds?

The main world in the game is carefully handcrafted by our designers, however anyone can add their own custom map to the game, including a randomly generated one with some effort.

What can be modded in the game?

Literally anything. The whole game itself is a mod for the engine written in C# and fully open source. Anything that already exists in the game can be added or removed. This makes total conversions entirely possible and easy to implement.

Other questions?

See our meta facts section for more info!

CryoFall Meta facts

Below you can find different facts about the project, technical specs and development team. These can be useful if you are doing any kind of coverage or simply would like to learn more about the whole thing.

Game:

  • Genre: Open world, Survival, Simulation, MMO
  • Mode: Online multiplayer with persistent servers
  • Setting: Sci-Fi
  • Platforms: Windows during alpha & beta, full support for Mac and Linux at release
  • Availability: Open alpha, direct download (DRM free) from the company store
  • World: carefully handcrafted by our designers (random generation is allowed with mods)
  • Scope: over 2500 asset elements (sprites, textures, sounds, music, animations, scripts, etc.)
  • Character customization: customization options for character faces with hundreds of combinations
  • Character progression: complex combination of character skills, tech fields and individual tech trees aiding in diverse specialization options for each player

Release:

  • Alpha release: Q1 2018 (direct download)
  • Steam Early Access: approximately Q3 2018
  • Price: 100% free during early alpha stages, full release price TBD

Technical:

  • Graphics: Top-down 2D, 3/4 view, with ultra-high resolution support
  • Game Engine: Renkei Engine™ (developed in-house) with client based on MonoGame
  • Programming Language: developed in C# (including mods scripting)
  • Source code: both game client and server are fully open source, engine & some support tech is closed source
  • Server types: Official, Community hosted, Community hosted modded, Private
  • Server hardware: Cloud hosting and dedicated servers are both possible
  • Player limit: No hard limit on the number of players per server, current estimations allow for more than 300 concurrent players per server
  • Size: lightweight client size (below 200mb)

Modding:

  • Approach to modding: Fully supported and encouraged, including total conversion, mods or tools
  • Scripting features: C# scripting, detailed documentation, the entire game is fully open source, including API, etc.
  • Environment features: live editing, full autocomplete support, VS debugging, state save & rewind, local instance support, etc.

Team:

  • Development team: AtomicTorch Studio (4 full-time developers) & freelancers
  • Development period: The project was started in 2015 and remains in active development

CryoFall Press information

Below you can find our press kits and some additional information.

Press kit

Contact us

Other information

Press coverage

Once the game is released we plan to add some relevant press coverage to this section. Feel free to e-mail us a link if you are making an article or a video about CryoFall.

CryoFall Free Alpha

We want to build CryoFall community and we need your help! To do that we are making CryoFall available completely for free during the open alpha period!

Now you have the opportunity to enjoy unique experience of sci-fi survival and technological progress with hundreds of other players in the world of CryoFall!


How to play

To play CryoFall you need to download the launcher. And don't worry, you don't need to install anything, just drop it anywehere convenient, such as your desktop.

Then head over to AtomicTorch website and create an account. It's free and takes less than a minute.

That's it. Just start the launcher and click play!


A few extra notes

  • For now we can only provide builds for Windows. Builds for other platforms are still in development and will be available around beta phase.
  • The game is still in alpha stages. So please don't expect everything to be completed or polished. It should be good in terms of stability, however.
  • You will need Internet connection to play as CryoFall is designed for a multiplayer experience.
  • We would really like to see your feedback on the forums and in our discord channel. Feel free to join both!

We will see you in the game!

News

CryoFall: Pragmium Update (A17) is out!

9 November 2018 And we are back with the long awaited A17 update! We are calling it "Pragmium Update" named after the most important mineral it introduces. As many of you are aware this time we decided to focus exclusively on gameplay features and content without spending much time on technical changes like we usually did before. This enabled us to introduce huge amount of gameplay features, so much in fact that CryoFall almost feels like a different game! :) But let's not get ahead of ourselves here and just go over some of the major features one by one.

CryoFall: Tropical Update (A16) is out!

28 September 2018 And we are back with another CryoFall update! The game is progressing very nicely! Servers now consistently have hundreds of players and the game grows more and more with each update. You can easily lose yourself in the world of CryoFall for several weeks straight. In fact, we hear things like "I'm freaking addicted to this game!" more and more! And yes, that was an actual quote from one of the streamers who covered the game :) Anyway, without further ado let's see what's new this time!

CryoFall - Community update #1

27 August 2018 Just a short one this time! While we are still working on the next version and preparing everything for release on Steam we decided to share an interesting informational video about the game made by Kane Hart. As well as an short let's play by Wattles. We'd love to see more of your videos, so please keep them coming and we will ocassionally choose something interesting to share! :)