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Wilderness Survival Games

A full, exhaustive, comprehensive listing of every Wilderness Survival game available (or unavailable). I will eventually provide more information such as availability, cost, etc.

Sorry, I lost the ability to sort the list. Un-organized for now.

Updated September 3rd, 2014.

Games not yet on the Giant Bomb Wiki yet:

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  • Wurm Online is a Java based MMORPG in which the players shape and mold the world they play in, from the ground to the buildings that rest on top of it. The game is totally freeroam and open-ended.

  • Minecraft is a procedurally-generated game of world exploration, resource harvesting, and freeform construction. Minecraft supports local and online multiplayer, and features are being added regularly.

  • A PC Exploration/Survival game from the creators of Shank and Mark of the Ninja.

  • Miasmata is a survival adventure game with a focus on herbalism and cartography that was developed by two brothers, Joe and Bob Johnson, in their own game engine.

  • A roguelike survival game set in Finland.

  • After a horrible shipwreck, a young boy/girl survives and is stranded on a deserted island. As this boy/girl you must find the basic needs for survival while exploring the island to find a way back to civilization, or ultimately be at one with the island.

  • Released only in Japan, Survival Kids 2 succeeded the popular original game, and came before the "Lost in Blue" games.

  • Set in 2165, Robinson's Requiem is a survival adventure game with a steep learning curve. Players must forage resources and fight off disease to stay alive.

  • Two teenagers are shipwrecked and washed ashore on a deserted island and must work together in order to survive long enough to find a way to escape.

  • Stranded on a deserted island, you have to do what you can to stay alive. Careful planning is needed to make sure you always have enough food and water, as well as a warm fire at all times. Explore the island and try to find a way back home.

  • Sam and Claire, two survivors from a luxury passenger cruise line lost at sea, wash up on a deserted island. The shock of it all robs Sam of his memories. This is the third DS game in the series.

  • A surprisingly complex survival simulator for its time, this game requires the player to manage their own food, shelter, and health in order to escape the wilderness alive.

  • Post apocalyptic turn-based strategy game. How long can you survive?

  • PC

    This Survival-Adventure game thrusts the player onto a savage planet where they must learn to survive by any means necessary. Known for its use of a realistic health system where diseases are rampant and modern first aid is a must.

  • Tail of the Sun (Wild, Pure, Simple Life) is a cave man simulator that takes place on a pre-historic Earth. It's your mission to guide a tribe of cavemen in creating a tower of mammoth tusks that will lead them to the sun.

  • Sir, You Are Being Hunted is an upcoming indie developed game about being hunted by British robots. The game is described as a “British indie S.T.A.L.K.E.R.”

  • Burntime is a Strategy / Role Playing game hybrid played from a top-down perspective and set in a post-apocalyptic desert world.

  • Travel across a wasteland to save humanity. All you have is your car and your shotgun... In a Mad world, you have to push it to the Max.

  • Mujintou Monogatar is a adventure/simulation game published by KSS for the Super Famicom in 1996.

  • The squeal to Mujintou Monogatari by KSS.

  • The third entry in the Mujintou Monogatari series by KSS.

  • The fourth entry in KSS's Mujintou Monogatari series.

  • A captain and his crew are crash landed on a cold, desolate alien planet. They must survive for 40 days.

  • I Am Alive is a survival game. The story revolves around a man trying to find his family in the ruined Midwestern city of Haventon after a devastating, apocalyptic event.

  • Frontiers blends the feel of first-person RPG classics like Daggerfall with the relaxing tempo and simplicity of a point-and-click adventure. Discover ancient mysteries, live off the land and fight deadly creatures, all in a beautiful open world.

  • An indie survival game similar to Minecraft.

  • Gather resources and build defenses in this first-person open-world survival horror game from indie studio Endnight Games.

  • In Stranded II you face up with the struggle for survival again. However there is much more to discover and to explore compared to Stranded I. Gather food, tinker your own tools and weapons, go hunting, construct buildings and vehicles, tame wild animals and ride them or find legendary treasures!

  • From the makers of Garry's Mod, Rust is a multiplayer survival game with combat elements.

  • Wayward is a randomly generated and open-world game allowing unlimited replayability to learn from past failures.

  • A minimalist text adventure game with a surprising amount of depth.

  • A Tale of Survival is a randomly generated open world survival game from Dynamic Zero.