Dead State for PC
PC - Windows

Dead State

Dec 4, 2014
7.21
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Average
2151st of 19514

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Summary

As society is beginning to fall apart, the player must organize a group of survivors together, fortify a shelter, scout for food and supplies, negotiate with or defend against other factions, and maintain order inside the shelter as humanity teeters on the brink of extinction. Dead State is a full-fledged RPG featuring base building and management, turn-based tactical combat, and reactive story and dialogue with an emphasis on survival at any cost.

Attract new allies, scavenge food and supplies, and protect your shelter at any cost. Do you have what it takes to lead a desperate group through a crisis? This is your chance to find out.

System Requirements

Minimum

  • OS: Windows XP/Vista/Windows 7/Windows 8
  • Processor: 1.7 GHz Processor or better
  • Memory: 2 GB RAM
  • Graphics: Nvidia Geforce 8500 GT / ATI Radeon HD 7290 (512 Mb) or better
  • DirectX: Version 9.0c
  • Storage: 3 GB available space

Critic Reviews

9 Reviews
7.04
6.80
Richard CobbettDec 18, 2014
What it lacks in polish it at least largely makes up for in personality, even with glitches and rough edges as far as the eye can see. Unfortunately, even that can’t make up for the chore that much of it soon becomes, and as much as the repetition of scavenging, crafting and surviving is true to the world, the sheer number of other zombie and survival games right now make it tough to stay in the mood for this one.
Marshall LemonDec 10, 2014
I’m sure future patches will resolve these problems, and the majority of them tend not to be game-breaking. But it does prevent Dead State from feeling quite as polished as it could have been. That aside, Dead State remains a solid and engaging experience into which RPG and survival fans will sink hours. It may not have ended up being the first, but Doublebear has certainly earned its place among the zombie survival greats.
Evan LahtiDec 17, 2014
Dead State gets far on the strength of its writing and its pen-and-paper spirit. Its slice of Texas is dotted with busted gas stations, restaurants, and offices that are fun to comb for loot. The game’s technical flaws are a burden to the player, and simple zombie behavior eventually dulls the tension of fighting the undead. Still, what it offers as an RPG—grounded survival drama, tough character conflicts, and generally good turn-based combat—is rare enough to make it worth playing.