Crest (video game)

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Crest
Developer(s)Eat Create Sleep
Publisher(s)Eat Create Sleep
Platform(s)Microsoft Windows, OS X, Linux
ReleaseMarch 8, 2018
Genre(s)god game, strategy
Mode(s)Single-player

Crest is a god-game strategy video game in development by Eat Create Sleep, for Microsoft Windows, OS X, and Linux. The game was released into Steam Early Access on 23 April 2015.[1][2][3] and launched on 8 March 2018.[4][5]

Gameplay[edit]

Crest is a strategy game with low poly design, survival and god game elements,[6][7][8][9][10] and influences from the Populous, and Dwarf Fortress video games.[1]

Development[edit]

Crest is being developed by Eat Create Sleep.[1][2] The game exceeded its crowdfunding goal of US$20,000 by raising US$21,964 in 2014 on Indiegogo.[11] The game was greenlit through Steam Greenlight on 19 November 2014[12] and released into Steam Early Access, for Microsoft Windows, OS X, and Linux, on 23 April 2015.[1][2][3]

As of January 2018, the game is still in development and receives regular updates up to several times a month.[13]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Crest · AppID: 341710". Steam Database. Retrieved 4 January 2018.
  2. ^ a b c Estrada, Marcus (23 April 2015). "Distinctive God Game 'Crest' Arrives on Early Access". Hardcore Gamer. Retrieved 4 January 2018.
  3. ^ a b Morley, Judie (29 April 2015). "God Game Crest on Steam Early Access". Indie Root. Retrieved 5 January 2018.
  4. ^ "Launch Date Announcement". Steam Kiwi. Retrieved 16 February 2018.
  5. ^ May, Andrew (15 February 2018). "Crest ascending onto Steam soon". The Indie Game Website. Retrieved 16 February 2018.
  6. ^ Savage, Phil (14 July 2015). "Crest is a god game about religious interpretation". PC Gamer. Retrieved 4 January 2018.
  7. ^ Benson, Julian (14 July 2015). "A God Game Where You Control Through Commandments". Kotaku. Retrieved 5 January 2018.
  8. ^ Davies, Marsh (17 August 2015). "Premature Evaluation: Crest". Rock Paper Shotgun. Retrieved 5 January 2018.
  9. ^ Mueller, Joanna (31 July 2017). "Playing An Imperfect God in Crest: Religion Simulator". Cliqist. Retrieved 5 January 2018.
  10. ^ LeRay, Lena (8 June 2015). "Preview: Indirect god game Crest is rough, but there is a gem awaiting polish in there". indiegames.com. Retrieved 5 January 2018.
  11. ^ Thysell, Oskar (September 2014). "Crest - Write commandments in a creative god game". Indiegogo. Retrieved 4 January 2018.
  12. ^ "Crest · AppID: 341710". Steam Greenlight. Retrieved 5 January 2018.
  13. ^ "Steam Community :: Group Announcements :: Crest". steamcommunity.com. Retrieved 4 January 2018.

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