Residual survival platformer passes the funding goal on Kickstarter for Linux, Mac and Windows PC. Thanks to developer Orangepixel and roughly 260 backers thus far. The crowdfunding campaign passes the €7,200 ($8,526 USD) pledge goal.
Residual is a survival platformer offering a combination of crafting and exploration. So there are no weapons, it’s just you, the planet, and an adventure for survival. Which is also different every time you hit the “New Game” option.
Residual is the creation of Orangepixel with a reputation for some great games. Such as the popular Gunslugs series. Not to mention Heroes of Loot series, Space Grunts series, Stardash and the Meganoid series. And of course there is a lot of Linux support in the mix. Which you can also expect for the Residual release.
Gameplay takes place after crash landing on an unknown planet. Yet here we are, and your task now is to survive. While trying to figure out how to fix your ship and escape. There are signs of an ancient advanced race . The residual technology they left behind is your only sign of hope.
Residual Kickstarter Trailer
Residual throws you onto a procedurally generated planet. There are no humanoid lifeforms. Therefore its up to you to figure out how to survive. This means exploring the planet both above and below ground. Scavenge, mine, craft, fish, pluck, chop, climb, jump, push, pull, and solve puzzles along the way.
You can certainly dive into gameplay now. There is a Linux, Mac and Windows PC Demo on Steam. Plus you can also Wishlist the game on Steam as well.
- Everything in the world is procedurally generated. Right from the layout of the environments to the flora and fauna. Even the temperatures, water, types of fruit, and range of creatures you’ll encounter. Making sure that each playthrough will offer a completely unique experience. There’s a virtually endless supply of new planets to explore.
- There are no guns in Residual. But that doesn’t mean the world isn’t filled with danger. So you’ll just have to discover creative solutions. While you avoid being eaten by creatures who view you as tasty snack. Maybe even flesh eating plants and whatever else the world you’re exploring throws up.
- Each planet is full of useful resources, and you can use mining and crafting to take advantage of them. Collect resources, combine items, craft tools, and fix your ship!
Residual ancient civilization and their advanced technology. What cause the civilization to fail? Their technology is sure to come in handy when fixing your ship once you figure out how to use it.
Since Residual survival platformer passes the funding goal on Kickstarter. The crowdfunding campaign also means support for Linux, Mac and Windows PC. But if you want in, pledge your support before August 20 2020 10:00 AM EDT. Due note, the full release is coming February 2021 on both Steam and Itch.io.