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Darkness Exhumed is a survival sandbox game, where just about anything is possible.
The game revolves around building a base and staying alive, while dominating the world.


Why is it different?
The game focuses heavily on building mechanisms to aid your surivival (such as traps and complex wiring) however it is possible to survive without, Zombies can break blocks and will eventually force you out of your current location, causing you to constantly move around the map to survive.  

 
Other key stuff
On rare occasions larger more powerful creatures will come and attack you (which has similar links to Terraria's bosses). The games survival aspect is loosely based on Haven and Hearth and includes permadeath! The game when finished will feature multiplayer and will keep receiving updates for a while afterwards.


Art style and current downloads
(The art is currently being switched over, some art that you see in the screenshots are very old and is in the midst of being converted to the new style. Also the versions which you can find of the game are fairly outdated, please do not judge the game on those or the videos as gameplay has changed significantly since then).

(Credit to Green Raven for placeholder graphics)


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New player sprite! New wiring graphics! New wiring graphics!
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3 comments by Slooowpoke on Nov 18th, 2013

Hi all!

Darkness Exhumed is still on its way,  I recently moved up to University (college for some of you) and I've been getting into my course as well as finishing up some projects that I had on my mind. I now have more time to dedicate to stuff like Darkness Exhumed and can safely say I should have an alpha version out soon.

I'm just re-doing the crafting system and working on combat a bit, before getting into content, after which the first paid-alpha will be released. 

Sorry its taking so long!

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Darkness Exhumed 0.037

Darkness Exhumed 0.037

Dec 24, 2012 Demo 0 comments

Old version of Darkness Exhumed, this version lacks most of the features shown in the screenshots.

Darkness Exhumed 0.036!

Darkness Exhumed 0.036!

Sep 29, 2012 Demo 0 comments

Old version of Darkness Exhumed, this version lacks most of the features shown in the screenshots. Pretty much an awesome update which involves numerous...

Darkness Exhumed 0.035!

Darkness Exhumed 0.035!

Sep 22, 2012 Demo 0 comments

Old version of Darkness Exhumed, this version lacks most of the features shown in the screenshots. 0.035, on our way to 0.04 but theres been some delays...

Darkness Exhumed 0.03

Darkness Exhumed 0.03

Jul 23, 2012 Demo 0 comments

Very old version from sometime last year. Still very fun to play and I got some great feedback from this.

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Hubertis
Hubertis Oct 13 2012, 6:08pm says:

Based on Haven And Hearth? I Love You...

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Jordizzle
Jordizzle Sep 29 2012, 3:13am says:

Def gonna keep an eye on this one :) I'd like to see where it goes!

+4 votes     reply to comment
Slooowpoke
Slooowpoke Sep 30 2012, 9:46am replied:

Thanks! I love the art style of your game by the way. I remember seeing it a while back and played it on Desura. :D

+3 votes     reply to comment
Un0va
Un0va Sep 4 2012, 11:26am says:

Looks a little like Minicraft, I can't wait!

Do you think there will be co-op when it's done?

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Slooowpoke
Slooowpoke Sep 4 2012, 11:47am replied:

I did see Minicraft soon after I started work on this. I'd say its just the natural progression of the Sandbox genre. There will be co-op but in the same way that Minecraft is co-op? (if that makes sense)

+2 votes     reply to comment
forte226
forte226 Aug 3 2012, 9:32pm says:

wow nice game :D

+4 votes     reply to comment
Slooowpoke
Slooowpoke Aug 21 2012, 10:19am replied:

Thank you. :)

+3 votes     reply to comment
Igncom1
Igncom1 Jul 27 2012, 6:10pm says:

How is this a RTS game? Its an Adventure game.

+2 votes     reply to comment
Slooowpoke
Slooowpoke Jul 28 2012, 12:48pm replied:

Oh man, how did I miss that! Thank you.

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