Eco

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Eco is a first-person survival game in which players harvest from the environment to craft their own creations. You can collaborate with other players to build a civilisation. Every action affects the environment which is consisting of thousands of animals and plants. You can work together with other players through the government and economy to build a technology to stop a meteor on a collision course with the planet.

Gameplay

After installing the game, choose a server you want to play the game on or create your own server.

When starting the game, hit the tab key as it will unlock your mouse and allow you to interact with some of the menus you see on the screen. To interact with an item in the game, press ‘E’.

By clicking on the earth symbol in the right bottom corner you can open a map of the game world.

In the left bottom corner you can find a nutrition bar and your skill tree. By clicking on the small number you can open up a skill tree, which you will need for building and crafting to survive. Choose a tool from your skill tree to start harvesting materials for eating food, building houses etc.

Context

Tragedy of the commons.

Target group

Benefits

Players learn to utilize their special skills to benefit themselves and the community.

Players must manage to survive while considering more than their own objectives.

Players understand the importance of teaming-up to build civilization and preventing environmental disasters.

Trivia

The creators of the game launched a Kickstarter campaign to get funding for the project.

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Price

Alpha Access (Alpha, beta and final release): $40. You will find more buying options on the website.

Number of players

1

Number of moderators

none

Duration

2 hours and more

Languages

Technical requirements

PC with Windows 7, Intel Core i5-2300 or AMD Phenom II X4 940 or better

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