A cross between creativity, horror, and adventure, Dwell aims to be an ORPG like no other. Settle, create a village, and defend your friends from the horrible creatures who lurk in the forests. You can change the landscape, farm, or hunt in order to survive the conditions-- it's all up to you.

More Progressss

More Progressss

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Our new engine rewrite is going really well! We added villages and lots of other core functionality.

New Pixel Art!

New Pixel Art!

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Since we've redone the game in C#, we decided to redo some of the graphics to be more cute! Here are what the new sprites look like!

Help us fund the game!

Help us fund the game!

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You'll be able to build your own house, farm your own crops, and build your empire a month ealy! Help us alpha fund the game!

Preorders are Almost Here!

Preorders are Almost Here!

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Preorder at certain tiers to get access to beta, your own personalized statue, and/or your own personalized dungeon!

Developer Interview

Developer Interview

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We got interviewed by a Twitch'er and Youtuber! We explain player buildings, villages, and extensive gameplay!

New Gameplay Video!

New Gameplay Video!

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The gameplay video shows off timelapsed gameplay. We also posted it on our Steam Greenlight page!

Dwell is now on Steam Greenlight!

Dwell is now on Steam Greenlight!

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After 2.5 years of development, Dwell is on Steam Greenlight! Go vote "yes"!

The Sandbox Update

The Sandbox Update

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New biomes, new possible house designs, and new places to explore! Time to show all of you what we've been working on. I'm sure you'll be impressed.

The Interface Update (Alpha 0.35 - 0.36)

The Interface Update (Alpha 0.35 - 0.36)

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We've changed the whole UI and added several key features to the combat system.

The Summer Update (Alpha 0.27 - 0.34)

The Summer Update (Alpha 0.27 - 0.34)

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All the progress for the past 2 months! New website and forums as well!

The World Update (Alpha 0.21 - 0.26)

The World Update (Alpha 0.21 - 0.26)

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Since we've gone into closed alpha, I've made some major updates. The whole UI has been reworked, and many new engine-level things have been added, along...

The Creation Update (Alpha 0.19)

The Creation Update (Alpha 0.19)

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New song, new monster, new buildable walls, easier baking, and much more!

The Adventure Update (Alpha 0.17)

The Adventure Update (Alpha 0.17)

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Exploration is now vital for survival. Find rare gems dwelling deep in caverns, and travel the vast rivers to find the biggest fish!

The New World Update (Alpha 0.16)

The New World Update (Alpha 0.16)

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Build an empire with your friends on the newly generated map! Loads of items, objects, and features have been added. Trading posts have been established!

The Ranger's Update [Alpha DL Available]

The Ranger's Update [Alpha DL Available]

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Added slings, Ranger's Outfit, Miner's Outfit, village titles, and shrimp.

The Very Meaty Update

The Very Meaty Update

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12 new items, 2 new animals, 6 new objects, and improved animal AI!

Weekend Feature Dump #1 [Alpha Download]

Weekend Feature Dump #1 [Alpha Download]

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13 New Items, 7 New Objects, 3 New Outfits, 2 New Skills, 10+ New Actions!

New Stats System!

New Stats System!

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The stats system is has been redone with some new additions and bug fixes!

Village Additions

Village Additions

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Villages now have levels based upon the amount of statues you've built within your border. The village border expands whenever the level is increased!

Alpha Testing Sessions Successful!

Alpha Testing Sessions Successful!

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After a weekend of testing, all of the bugs are ironed out. Take a look at some of the battles, forts, and villages which formed!

Developer Commentary Video + New Animals!

Developer Commentary Video + New Animals!

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See the new developer commentary video showing off some gameplay! New animals are now added as well.

Irrigation and Emotes!

Irrigation and Emotes!

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You can now redirect water with your shovel. Simply dig next to a water tile and the water will flood in! We also added emotes so you can monitor your...

Blood Trails and Justice!

Blood Trails and Justice!

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You can now track a murderer by following their trail of blood from the crime scene!

Minimaps Added

Minimaps Added

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Minimaps are now rendered at the top right corner of the screen. It displays different stuff at different "eye" levels.

New GUI Artist!

New GUI Artist!

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We got a new GUI artist who'll help us design the UI and draw the various graphics! A preview of what he's working on is included.

Farming System Added

Farming System Added

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I just added the new farming system. You can now harvest wheat, but expect more crops in the near future!

Inventory size increased + more balancing potential!

Inventory size increased + more balancing potential!

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I decided to increase the inventory from 16 slots to 32 slots today. This will allow me to balance out building and crafting a bit more.

Redoing the Chat System

Redoing the Chat System

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The complete chat system is currently being reworked this weekend. Expect text history and word wrapping.

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