Survivors of Ragnarök is a city-building-management-survival game about chickens.


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Lead your company of dwarfs into high mountain passes, deep into dangerous forests, scorching deserts, and into the dark underbelly of the earth and back.





Unique and Quirky Creatures

Encounter Bizarre and dangerous creatures from dwarf-eating-tiger-snails, flying pigs, bishop-fishes, and Chickthulhu (100% our idea and totally not suggested by an annoying community member named Thoktaz).


Yeah we know, it's awesome.


Gotta Catch 'em All!

Unlock dozens of unique dwarfs only to die by your hands moments later.

Single Player Campaign

With all the dry humor, charm, wit, and satire you've come to expect from us bundled in an epic historically accurate retelling of the events after everyone's favorite end of the world scenario (next to the zombie-apocalypse, but trust me we have that covered). Expect to be taking part in such epic and grand historical battles such as the Battle of Basing and the Battle of Svolder.

Bellow we have provided a historically accurate depiction of the Battle of Clontarf on April 23, 1024 (your gonna have to trust us on this one guys, it's legit).


Beautiful Hand-Drawn Pixel Art

Now this might just be our personal bias, but we believe we have some pretty sweet pixel art. Each and every pixel lovingly hand-drawn and animated frame by frame.

Achievements:


  • 2011 Cutest Chicken Award
  • 2011 Most Delicious Chicken
  • 2010 Best Upcoming Chicken Simulator
  • Top 100 IndieDB Awards 2010
  • "100% CLEAN" Softpedia Award

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Biomes are a pretty big deal in procedurally generated games and they will be a really big deal when it comes to Survivors of Ragnarok as well. I've thought about setting up the biomes to be small chunks of the game world, but that simply left a lot to be desired.

Now what if each biome was a completely separate game world? That's what we have in mind.

Take a look.

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Now, we spent a fair bit of time working on the isometric engine for this new world and there is still plenty to be done.

For one thing, this new isometric world needs to be randomly generated. These photo's are just some stuff I put together by hand once the engine work was finished.

After that, the saving and loading of each game world needs to be done. It shouldn't be an incredible feat to accomplish, but it will require some interesting file structures. (Think about how many maps will need to be saved in a 50x50x10 isometric game world!)

Finally, it is important to note, that each biome will need it's own generation algorithms to insure every biome has it's own unique look and feel. That very well may be the most time consuming task of them all.

So, although we don't have an update for you quite yet, we have big things in the works for you.


I hope you look forward to the new Biome system as much as we do.

We're Back

We're Back

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There is no excuse for such a long break from updates, but our supporters should know why we haven’t updated.

Survivors of Ragnarök - Killing Bugs (Alpha 26)

Survivors of Ragnarök - Killing Bugs (Alpha 26)

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Zap! Zap! Zap! Zap! Zap! Zap! Zap! Zap! Zap! Zap! Zapping away! Now replace the Z's with F's....

Survivors of Ragnarök - Five Cubed (Alpha 25)

Survivors of Ragnarök - Five Cubed (Alpha 25)

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Happy Belated End of the World, Winter's Celebration, and Gregorian Calender New Year.

Survivors of Ragnarök - Ragnarok Report 11.15.12

Survivors of Ragnarök - Ragnarok Report 11.15.12

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Work in progress everywhere! Redesigned dwarf UI and activity zones.

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Eternalist
Eternalist

Very cool update as always.

PS Are you guys by any chance going to un IP ban my address? I tried to ban a spambot with multiple accounts but for some reason, it IP banned me.

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garrettcolas Creator
garrettcolas

I didn't know that happened.

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Eternalist
Eternalist

Well apparently it did, mind un-banning me please?

But the Dwarf party in Survival is pretty difficult right now. Sometimes they don't mine things I want them to do and just seem to be quite buggy right now. Good work though.

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Tastyrice Creator
Tastyrice

I swore I already did this Eternalist :S let me see whats up! Was wondering where you have been in forever!

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Eternalist
Eternalist

Obviously I fell off the face of the Earth.

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kjfytfkytfyt
kjfytfkytfyt

This isn't a Real Time Strategy game... this is a Platform game...

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Tastyrice Creator
Tastyrice

Unfortunately there really isn't much of a category we can place the game upon. It's more of an RTS then an actual platformer.

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Kronos~
Kronos~

Like the new update, shows real promise~

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Sakurian
Sakurian

I downloaded the fifth alpha, and can't get it to work. After i choose a game mode it just keeps loading and loading and loading

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Tastyrice Creator
Tastyrice

Seems to the biggest problem at the moment we are trying to get it sorted out.

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bomblol
bomblol

This looks really awesome. I haven't really cared about games in a long time but this kind of revitalized my interest.

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Highest Rated (14 agree) 10/10

Haven't been playing it for very long, but it is certainly amazing right now, despite being a bit buggy and lacking content! If you like the sims, minecraft, adorable pixel chickens, and dwarves who climb blocks like newborn kittens climb stairs, you will love this game!

Sep 2 2011 by kirsten7767

Lowest Rated (42 agree) 1/10

FrenchRiceGames, I am disappoint D: This game is in development for almost one full year. The last updates added gimmicky nonsense like pumpkin patches and candy, rather than adding to the base of the game itself. Other games in a similar state of development offer much more actual gameplay and potential. (Project Zomboid, Towns, heck even Kenshi) Reading the update logs makes me feel like the developers don't even care about the game. I mean sure they pump in tons of self-made pixel art of things…

Sep 18 2011 by Aarkreinsil

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