Posts Tagged ‘Before’

I’m After Before: First Video Of Prehistoric Strategy Game

I’ve been following Before since creator Bill Lowe first started sharing screenshots of the caveman god game on Twitter. I responded by favouriting some of the tweets with screenshots in them; Garry Newman of Facepunch Studios responded by hiring Lowe and a team of others to make the game happen. The first trailer showing their work is below.

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Facepunched: Prehistoric Survival Game Before

Open the door, get on the floor, everybody fund the game Before.

While the many ends of human civilization are all the rage nowadays, Before has been looking at its beginnings. It’s a singleplayer-focused survival game about your prehistoric tribe exploring, foraging, hunting, surviving wild animals, surviving the elements, and, over time, developing a culture, beliefs, and rituals. It all sounds delightful, but creator Bill Lowe was struggling for money to finish it. Normally this is where I’d link to a Kickstarter campaign, but no need! You see, those moneybags from Rust and Garry’s Mod gang Facepunch Studios have taken Before and its team under their gamewing.

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