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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 cover

developer: Klei Entertainment

publisher: Klei Entertainment

Official website

Game mode: single player

game release date:







Donít 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.


Donít 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 gameís 2D graphics is set in cartoon stylistics with a comic-like thick line.

Age Rating

age requirements: everyone

System requirements

PC / Windows

PC / Windows

  • Recommended:
  • Core 2 Duo 1.7 GHz
  • 1 GB RAM (2 GB RAM - Vista/7)
  • graphic card 512 MB (GeForce 8800 or better)
  • 500 MB HDD
  • Windows XP/Vista/7/8
Don't Starve Game Guide
Don't Starve Game Guide

game guide 22 May 2013

Don’t Starve is a very complex and a very demanding survival simulator. And a very unforgiving one, at the same time. It is enough to make one unnecessary step to have your character die a painful and irreversible death.

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Don't Starve: Shipwrecked hits Steam Early Access in December
Don't Starve: Shipwrecked hits Steam Early Access in December

news 19 November 2015 11:09

A new Don't Starve DLC, called Shipwrecked, will be available in Steam Early Access on December 1. Initially, the expansion will offer new seasons, creatures, and biomes Ė more content will follow in future updates.

Don't Starve: Shipwrecked goes live
Don't Starve: Shipwrecked goes live

news 01 April 2016 12:41

After a couple of months of Early Access Don't Starve: Shipwrecked has launched as a full product. New bioms, characters, creatures, and more await for those who buy the expansion to the popular survival game.

Don't Starve to get Hamlet single player DLC
Don't Starve to get Hamlet single player DLC

news 15 September 2017 12:28

Klei Entertainment is preparing a lot of new content for Don't Starve games. The most important one is the single player DLC called Hamlet, coming out next year.

Don't Starve: Newhome Announced
Don't Starve: Newhome Announced

news 25 June 2020 13:41

Chinese company Tencent announced Don't Starve: Newhome - a free sequel to the popular roguelike from Klei Entertainment, developed for smartphones. The game's closed beta tests will take place next month.

Tencent Acquires Don't Starve and Mark of the Ninja Devs
Tencent Acquires Don't Starve and Mark of the Ninja Devs

news 23 January 2021 22:50

Tencent has acquired a majority stake in Klei Entertainment. The founder of the studio known for Don't Starve and Mark of the Ninja assured that in practice nothing will change in the functioning of the team, which will retain full creative autonomy.

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