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A space sandbox game by Payload Studios, set in the future, in which Earth's natural resources have been completely depleted. You play as a space adventurer, whose task is to look for resources on an alien planet. The main aspects of TerraTech are threefold.

Simulation | science fiction | sandbox | Cosmic | multiplayer | indie games | crafting

TerraTech cover

developer: Payload Studios

publisher: Payload Studios

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Game mode: single / multiplayer

Multiplayer mode: Internet

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TerraTech for PC is a game by indie team Payload Studio. The game is set in the far future, when Earth's natural resources have been completely depleted. You play as a space adventurer, whose task is to find resources on an alien planet.


There are three main aspects of the gameplay in TerraTech. The first one focuses on exploring varied environments and searching for minerals, which can be transported to Earth or processed. Another aspect is building vehicles, which become parts of your fleet. The resources required to build them can be extracted from other machines or just collected.

The controllable vehicles consist of several modules. Depending on the elements available at a given time, you can modify them as you see fit. You can create very sophisticated vehicles, from ground transport units, through battle tanks, to light planes. War machines turn out to be necessary, as the third aspect of TerraTech is fighting enemies and capturing their bases.

Technical aspects

TerraTech for PC features colorful 3D visuals; although due to the relatively low-resolution textures the game looks rather decent.

Age Rating

age requirements: everyone

System requirements

PC / Windows

PC / Windows

  • Minimum: Intel Core 2 Duo T7600 2.33 GHz / AMD Athlon 64 FX-60 2.6 GHz, 4 GB RAM, graphic card 512 MB GeForce 520M or better, 1 GB HDD, Windows 7 64-bit
  • Recommended: Intel Core i5-750 2.67 GHz / AMD Phenom II X4 945 3.0 GHz, 6 GB RAM, graphic card 896 MB GeForce GTX 260 / 1 GB Radeon HD 5670 or better, 2 GB HDD, Windows 7/8/10 64-bit
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