What are the best roguelike wilderness survival games for PC with fun crafting mechanics?

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    Subnautica is a survival game set on an alien planet that is covered entirely by oceans. In this game, the players must go diving in order to find the resources they need. The game is in first person view and the player is the lone survivor of the Aurora spaceship.


    Windows, Mac, Xbox One, Oculus Rift


    Bruce Campbell
    Written on April 5, 2017
    "I was looking for a survival game with crafting mechanics on my PC and came across Subnautica, which had a really neat underwater mechanic. The game looks beautiful and has a very complex crafting and base building system built in, which made it very unique and fun. I had never played a game where I was constantly underwater and it was a really fun scenario. I highly recommend this game!"
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    #2UnReal World

    UnReal World

    UnReal World is an MMORPG survival and simulation game for Windows and Mac. It features an espionage type of survival in the forests as well as a strategic set of decision making for a well competitive game.


    Windows, Mac, Linux


    Juan Henderson
    Written on June 16, 2017
    "I really like survival games with crafting mechanics and came across UnReal World on my PC. I started playing it, and the survival aspect adds a ton of unique crafting capabilities that mean a lot to the character of the game and their outcome, which to me is super cool. I had a blast playing this game and would recommend it highly!"
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    #3Don't Starve

    Don't Starve

    Don't Starve is a survival game developed by Klei Entertainment. It is full of strange creatures, dangers, and surprises. You'll need to gather resources, craft items, structures and, of course, don't starve. 


    PlayStation4, Xbox One, Linux, Windows, Mac, eBay


    William Day
    Written on February 1, 2017
    "This is an interesting game concept as it strenches your skills to survive under some very different situations. The user reviews are mostly positive and the features of the game are interesting and challenging to play. If you like to challenge your gamer skills you might want to take this tester."
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    #4Cataclysm Dark Days Ahead

    Cataclysm Dark Days Ahead
    Cataclysm: Dark Days Ahead, or CDDA, is an open source survival horror roguelike video game.The game is freely downloadable on the game's website and the source code is also freely available on the project's GitHub repository.

    Windows, Mac


    Brandon Andrews
    Written on June 19, 2017
    "The survival game series is one of those things where there's a TON of competition right now and a lot of really terrible games. This is one of those terrible games. It needs a lot of polish and bug fixing in order to be even close to playable"
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    #5ARK: Survival Evolved

    ARK: Survival Evolved

    ARK: Survival Evolved is an open world action-adventure survival game set on an island full of dinosaurs and primitive creatures. You can create tribes with other players and even start faction wars. It was published by Studio Wildcard.


    Windows, Mac, PlayStation 4, Android, iOS


    Alexander Williams
    Written on February 27, 2017
    "ARK: Survival Evolved is an open world game like no other. Available on Steam, this title allows you to explore and survive on a dinosaur island, scavenging for loot, hunting dinosaurs, and fighting for survival. It also features a lot of crafting abilities, from building houses to cooking food. I personally own and enjoy this title, and it has come a long way since release, with its many updates."
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    Monolith is a 2D Shoot'Em Up with procedurally generated elements and Pixel Graphics. You must explore a large, abandoned facility in search of incredible power. It was developed and published by Team D-13.




    Edward Sanchez
    Written on October 2, 2017
    "Monolith is an amazing game that submerses you in a different world and you feel the excitement and exhilaration as you stride to survive. The story and setting is solid and the gameplay is fun for all."


Best What are the best roguelike wilderness survival games for PC with fun crafting mechanics
1SubnauticaGames 7 Paid
2UnReal WorldGames 7 Paid
3Don't StarveGames 4 Paid
4Cataclysm Dark Days AheadGames 3 Free
5ARK: Survival EvolvedGames 2 Free
6MonolithGames 0 Paid

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