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7.8
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Score Breakdown Based on 201 ratings
  1. 10 (21)
  2. 9 (60)
  3. 8 (67)
  4. 7 (28)
  5. 6 (12)
  6. 5 (6)
  7. 4 (1)
  8. 3 (2)
  9. 2 (3)
  10. 1 (1)

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  • User Rating 9

    Join me for 200 days of Don't Starve.

    Rated on April 24, 2013 by KnightSparda

    Day 1 I woke up in a mysterious land. A man, Maxwell, calls my name. It doesn't seem like he wants to help me... not in his fancy suit, his snobbish oiled hair. Though, he did wake me up, forcing ...

    8 out of 8 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9

    Awesome!

    Rated on April 25, 2013 by rocketsatdawn

    This is a brilliant game that is massively addictive and extremely challenging. It takes time to master as there is so much going on and so much to discover. It is difficult to survive and once you...

    0 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.5

    Klei's new Survival game Don't Starve really lives up to it's name for pushing you to find food. I love it!

    Rated on April 27, 2013 by Jakeykins

    Now I've heard a lot of hype about this Don't Starve malarkey. I've seen a fair few friends talking about it, it's been on sale in Steam about 4 or 5 times already, which in itself is generally a pret...

    4 out of 4 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.5

    Great game as you progress.

    Rated on May 10, 2013 by Berexar

    This game is very fun, its a game that starts off slow, but as you make new tools and get to the later days progressing, it gets very fun and very intense. I also like the facts that they added new ch...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9

    The only negatives this game gets are descriptors of the genre. You will die, but you will learn from every death.

    Rated on May 10, 2013 by Courtawulf

    I'll start by saying that this new "genre" of games with heavy rouguelike influence is probably my favorite thing to come out of indie gaming. And I think the sales and overall player support shows th...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.5

    Remember when games were games?

    Rated on May 11, 2013 by Thathanka

    Remember when games were games? You know, when the incentive was not to get the best gear (this month), or to buy a new pet from a micro-transaction store? Remember when developers had creativit...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7.5

    Very fun and engaging, but be prepared to start over, all the time, and never finish.

    Rated on May 15, 2013 by samomluva

    It has been reported that this game is excessively difficult. It is, but really only for one reason: It's hard to stay alive. Once you figure out how everything works (you'll need to visit the Wiki...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.5

    if you are a survival games fan , then you really should play this .

    Rated on May 17, 2013 by elmatador93

    I'm gonna make this short and straight : this game is almost what i've been waiting for so long . It may appear as a funny little game at the bigenning but believe me it's a true survival , and soon...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 10

    Don't Starve PC review

    Rated on July 04, 2013 by ComicaIGamer

    Recently Don't Starve a somewhat new game for PC has come out on Steam for 14.99. This game can be a difficult game that makes you wanna throw a brick at your computer screen or it can be a easy game ...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8

    Don't Starve succeeds in areas where other survival games have miserably failed.

    Rated on July 18, 2013 by wolf503

    Don't Starve is an open world survival game that revolves around a gentleman scientist called Wilson, who is trapped in a mysterious and spooky wilderness, by a demon called Maxwell. From there you'll...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.