Drunk On Nectar is a Nature Sandbox game about animals, plants and ecology. Multiple game-modes allow you to play as a creatures, simulate ecosystems or challenge yourself on quests maps with leaderboards.
Multiplayer support is planned for 2018.
DoN aims to provide the most comprehensive nature experience gaming has ever seen. To this end, the game has been built at invertebrate-scale (a 0.1 mm accurate micro world) for an unprecedented level of detail. Plants in DoN are not flat props but living, growing entities that flower, pollinate and propagate across seasons like real plants. Finally, each species has unique gameplay depending on its morphology.
The current release features eight invertebrate species:
Plants are first-class citizens in DoN and expected to play an increasingly important role over time.
Additional species of animals, plants and ecological phenomena are planned for addition once the game's EA goals (read above) have been met. You are welcome to vote for a creature or plant you're excited about for addition in the community forums!
Development of "Lifecycles" - DoN's most ambitious update has been briskly brewing around the clock. Starting with the Jumping Spider whose life begins in a silken egg sac under the protective eyes of its mother, DoN's lifecycles journey has now officially begun!
Featuring a pyramid of eggs, baby spiderlings and more!
"Lifecycles" is set to release in Q4-2017. This is a complete gameplay rewrite of Drunk On Nectar's "Life of Animals" game mode with such new features as Character Progression, Mating & Reproduction, Parenting, Skills, Seasons and more.
At least another 8-12 weeks are required to do justice to this massive manifesto, so appreciate your patience as DoN's most significant update yet is meticulously crafted to ensure the end result is a memorable experience for players.
There is also a renewed focus on polishing and improving all aspects of the game; controls, animations, tutorials, textures, cinematics, landscapes, UI are all being moulded into a new shape and form.
Starting with the lifecycle of the Jumping Spider, DoN will also wrap up the iconic Monarch Butterfly's lifecycle by finally adding mating & reproduction to this species, thus fulfilling its grand monarch manifesto which was started in early 2017.
After that, we will visit the Carpenter Bee's exquisite wood tunnel nests as you learn to live (and eventually build!) a beautiful woody home with the planning and panache of a large fluffy bee. Then we'll revisit the Ladybug (Ladybird!) which exhibits a stunning full metamorphosis cycle from a curious looking warrior larva (sap-suckers beware!) into the bright-red elytra sporting adult that we are all familiar with.
The grand finale is the Dragonfly's fabled aquatic lifecycle. Perhaps no other creature does "full-metmorphosis" better than this dazzling insect that spends part of its life underwater, part of it climbing towards freedom and the final part as an undisputed champion of the skies! The significance of the Dragonfly update is that it will also mark DoN's foray into freshwater ecosystems - another new journey for Drunk On Nectar! :)
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