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Dawn of Man

Dawn of Man is a combination of survival and city builder. The player's task is to lead a settlement settled in prehistory, from the Stone Age to the Iron Age. Madruga Works studio is responsible for the production of the game.

Strategy | RTS | sandbox | Ancient history | survival | indie games | crafting | Prehistory | city builder

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Dawn of Man is a strategy game that combines the elements of city builder and survival games. The player takes on the role of the guardian of a prehistoric village. The recipe for survival is the efficient use of the elements of the environment and available technology.


In Dawn of Man, the player's task is to lead a prehistoric settlement. During the game we will encounter all the epochs that make up this period of history. The player's task is to lead the village through all these stages and face the ever-changing environmental and technological aspects.


Dawn of Man does not differ much from the classic representatives of the genre. The player is given a specific area where they expand their settlement. The area contains resources that will be used for continuous development, including the construction of new buildings and the creation of tools necessary for survival.

Seasons play an important role in the game. The availability of food depends on them, e.g. it is easiest to get fish in spring, and the fruits most often occur at the beginning of summer. Also, animals, which are the source of many raw materials such as skin or bones, only appear in the vicinity of the settlement when it is warm. In winter, all sources of food are inaccessible, and residents also need warm clothes.

As the game progresses, the player develops new technologies that enable access to more advanced solutions. Thanks to them, we can start growing vegetables and become independent from foraging. Unfortunately, every new technology has certain consequences, such as increased demand for food from the population.

The settlers are also faced with various types of threats. In Dawn of Man there are many factors that can cause death. Hunting prehistoric animals such as mammoths can have catastrophic consequences. Additionally, the village may be attacked by raiders. A number of weapons and fortifications have been prepared for defense, which can be constructed by the player.

Technical aspects

In Dawn of Man the view is presented in an isometric view. Graphics change with the seasons. Thanks to that the game better reflects the climate of a given period. In addition, with successive prehistoric epochs, the models of buildings also change.

Last updated on 04 February 2019

Game mode: single player  

User score: 8.3 / 10 based on 150 votes.

Pre-release expectations: 7.8 / 10 based on 14 votes.

PEGI rating Dawn of Man

Age rating. The PEGI rating considers the age suitability of a game, not the level of difficulty. Game refers to or depicts the use of drugs.

Dawn of Man System requirements

PC / Windows

PC / Windows

  • Minimum:
  • Dual Core 2.0 GHz
  • 4 GB RAM
  • graphic card 1 GB GeForce GTX 460 or better
  • 2 GB HDD
  • Windows 7/8/10 64-bit
  • Recommended:
  • Intel Core i5
  • 8 GB RAM
  • graphic card 2 GB GeForce GTX 660 or better
  • 2 GB HDD
  • Windows 7/8/10 64-bit
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