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My Time at Sandrock Review

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Posted: 6 months ago, last updated 2 weeks ago.

Author: @GeekDadGamer and Jo Robertson.

OverviewOverview

My Time at Sandrock is a life-simulating role-play game where you restore a run down town. It's set in the same wholesome yet post-apocalyptic world as My Time at Portia. You start by working as a builder, but soon discover a world of things to do and people to help.

It's up to you to gather resources, build machines, workshops and production machine to restore the town's former glory. As you do this, you explore a huge desert world with ruins to find, ancient relics from the Old World, dangerous dungeons and their denizens.

Your workshop is an intricate set of machines that produce parts of the structures needed for the town. Each is assembled piece by piece at first. You can also craft items needed by over 30 characters, with their own story.

As you progress you learn to fight, level up your skills and hone a character that excels at either crafting, combat or social skills depending on your play style. Eventually you will have the town built and can take your profits and convert the empty prairie lands around you into farmable land for a more leisurely lifestyle, then sell your crops, or transform them into delicious dishes.

DetailsGame Details

Expected Rating: PEGI 7+

Release Date: 31/03/2021

Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One

Genres: Action, Adventure, Open World and Role-Playing

Developer: @PatheaGames

CommitmentCommitment

Duration: This game will take between 60 hours and 80 hours to complete.
 
Players: This is a single player game.

CostsCosts

Does not offer in-game purchases, 'loot boxes' or 'battle/season passes'.

Age RatingsAge Ratings

This game has been rated ESRB EVERYONE 10+.

Rated PEGI 7 because it features non-realistic violence in a child-friendly setting or context, mild violence that lacks any apparent harm or injury to human-like characters and violence that lacks any apparent harm or injury to fantasy or mythical beings and creatures. The game contains non-realistic violence in a child-friendly setting and unrealistic violence against fantasy characters. For example, players can attack colourful llamas to get crafting material. These llamas vanish in a puff of smoke when defeated. The game also contains minor violence against human-like characters. Players can ‘spar’ with townspeople meaning they can deal out punches, none of the characters will show injuries or suffering, however.

AccessibilityAccessibility

We haven’t recorded accessibility settings for this game yet. Our My Time at Sandrock Accessibilty Review details system-wide settings that may help, and suggests similar games with accessibility features


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