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Far: Lone Sails

The debut game by indie studio Mr. Whale's Game Service, designed with the single player mode in mind. The production is set in a ruined world, which you traverse in an unusual vehicle resembling a combination of a boat and a train.

Adventure | science fiction | Post Apocalypse | survival | indie games | 2.5 D

Far: Lone Sails cover

developer: Okomotive

Official website

Game mode: single player

game release date:

17May2018

PC

2019

XONE PS4

Far: Lone Sails for PC, PS4 and XONE is the first game by Swiss studio Mr. Whale's Game Service. The small studio with only a few members was founded in 2015. The game was published by Mixtvision Mediengesellschaft GmBH.

Plot

The game is set in a ruined world, where you are trying to survive. To achieve that, you need an unusual vehicle resembling a train, which you use to traverse the dried-out seabed full of shipwrecks, derelict submarines and the like.

Mechanics

The gameplay focuses on perusing locations in search of items that allow you to survive. The production, however, is not a typical survival game, in which you have to seek for food, build shelters, etc. Instead, you have to take care of your vehicle. You need fuel to drive it, spare parts to fix the broken elements, and upgrades that allow you to reach previously unavailable locations.

Far: Lone Sails for PC, PS4 and XONE is a singleplayer game. The mechanics are quite simple to learn thanks to an intuitive controls system. The game features no expansive tutorials or instructions.

Technical aspects

Far: Lone Sails features minimalist artistic visuals and a fitting soundtrack, which create an appropriate atmosphere.

Age Rating

age requirements: 12+

System requirements

PC / Windows

Recommended: Intel Core i7-920 2.7 GHz / AMD Phenom II 945 3.0 GHz, 8 GB RAM, graphic card 2 GB GeForce GTX 680 / 3 GB Radeon R9 280X or better, 3 GB HDD, Windows 7/8/10 64-bit
Minimum: Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600 2.4 GHz / AMD FX-8120 3.1 GHz, 4 GB RAM, graphic card 1 GB GeForce GTX 460 / Radeon HD 6570 or better, 3 GB HDD, Windows 7 64-bit