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News, rumors, information about and eventually: a detailed walkthrough of the upcoming post-apocalyptic "polar punk" roleplaying game "Svalbard" by Red Thread Games

The Latest News

May 19th, 2017 — Thanks to global warming the Svalbard Seed Vault has been flooded. Is the game's premise endangered already?

April 5, 2017 — The official website is now online. A first tweet surfaced on the official twitter account, which has been around since September 2016.

What we know

  • Svalbard will be an RPG for PC, no other platforms have been announced as of yet
  • It's a single player game with some kind of mysterious and/or innovative multiplayer option
  • The game has a post-apocalyptic setting; global warming and nuclear war have happened
  • The setting will be – duh – the Svalbard archipelago in northern Norway
  • The Svalbard Global Seed Vault will play a pivotal role in the game
  • Svalbard will be Red Thread Games' third and most expensive game yet
  • Ragnar Tørnquist and Martin Bruusgard take the reins as "producer" and "director" respectively
  • Simon Poole of Dreamfall, Dreamfall Chapters and The Secret World fame will create the soundtrack
  • A release date is probably, as of 2017, still years in the future
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