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Don't Starve

A humorous action-adventure game with strategy and cRPG features. The game was developed by Klei Entertainment, the creators of Shank and Mark of the Ninja. The main protagonist of Don’t Starve is Wilson, a Victorian gentleman scientist.

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Don’t Starve for PC, PS4 and XONE is a work of a Canadian game studio, Klei Entertainment, best known for Shank series. This time, the developers addressed players who are fond of survival and exploration. The whole thing was seasoned with a large dose of humor and numerous references to the Victorian era.


Don’t Starve for PC, PS4 and XONE is set in a wilderness (randomly generated for each game), where the main character - Wilson - is insidiously moved to by a cunning demon. The scientist and gentleman must use all his expertise and skills to survive in this hostile world full of dangerous beasts, and find a way to return home.


The player tries to help Wilson in his struggle against nature. The protagonist must build himself a shelter, gather food, ignite and sustain a fire, make tools and clothes. In a word - take care of everything, that helps him survive in this terrifying reality.

Making progress in the game is awarded with unlocking new playable characters. Each of them has distinctive special abilities, such as fire resistance or increased strength.

Technical aspects

Following the example of the previous games of Klei Entertainment Studios, a large emphasis is put on humorous elements, which are evident e.g. in the appearance of the characters and locations, but also in various references to pop culture. The game’s 2D graphics is set in cartoon stylistics with a comic-like thick line.

Last updated on 21 November 2014

Game mode: single player  

User score: 7.9 / 10 based on 1602 votes.

Pre-release expectations: 9.2 / 10 based on 446 votes.

PEGI rating Don't Starve

Age rating. The PEGI rating considers the age suitability of a game, not the level of difficulty. Game may be frightening or scary for young children. Game contains depictions of violence.

Don't Starve System requirements

PC / Windows

PC / Windows

  • Minimum:
  • Intel Pentium 4 1.7 GHz
  • 1 GB RAM
  • graphic card 256 MB Radeon HD 5450 or better
  • 500 MB HDD
  • Windows XP/Vista/7/8
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