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I Was a Teenage Exocolonist

A narrative RPG with card game elements. In I Was a Teenage Exocolonist, we play the role of an adolescent colonist (or colonist) whose entire life is shaped by our actions and the choices we make.

RPG | science fiction | 2D | card games | adventure elements | life Simulator | indie games

I Was a Teenage Exocolonist Release Date

25Aug2022

PC PS4 PS5 Switch

developer: Northway Games publisher: Finji Official website

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I Was a Teenage Exocolonist is an RPG with card game elements. It was developed by the indie studio Northway Games, and was published by Finji.

Plot

I Was a Teenage Exocolonist takes us on a journey to the first colony founded outside the Solar System. We arrive on the planet Vertumna in the skin of the titular young colonist (or colonist), whom we accompany through the various stages of his life. After completing the adventure with one character, we can start playing as another colonist, who will remember his previous life. The latter is important, since the future of the planet is at stake, and our actions and the decisions we make affect not only the life of our character, but also the fate of the entire globe. The story told in the game can end in 29 different ways.

Game mechanics

In I Was a Teenage Exocolonist we are primarily concerned with following the fate of our character, which we shape by making decisions over the following months. The life of our hero or heroine is in our hands from the very beginning; starting with the choice of school and interests, through our approach to life and the world, ending with relationships with other colonists and the search for our other half. It is only up to us whether we take on the role of a school primer working on new technologies, or decide to prove ourselves as an adventurer learning about the planet's flora and fauna and fighting giant beasts. A total of 25 professions are waiting to be tested here - from the ordinary ones, like salesman, to the more fancy ones, like scientist.

It doesn't stop there, as by making choices we expand the range of experiences. They are presented in the form of cards, and we can use the deck, which we compose as we progress, in moments requiring demonstration - whether we're talking about passing an important test or even escaping from a monster chasing us. In addition, as we progress, we develop character traits, among which we find courage, toughness, organization and empathy, among others.

Technical aspects

Graphics in I Was a Teenage Exocolonist is made in a colorful, cartoonish style.

Game mode: single player  

Age restrictions I Was a Teenage Exocolonist: 12+

I Was a Teenage Exocolonist System requirements

PC / Windows

PC / Windows

  • Minimum:
  • Intel Core i5
  • 4 GB RAM
  • graphic card Intel HD Graphics or better
  • 2 GB HDD
  • Windows 7 SP1/10/11
  • Recommended:
  • Intel Core i5-4690k 3.5 GHz / AMD Athlon 3000G 3.5 GHz
  • 8 GB RAM
  • graphic card 4 GB GeForce GTX 970 / 4 GB Radeon R9 290 or better
  • 5 GB HDD
  • Windows 10 64-bit
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