49 Games Like The Long Dark

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49 Games like The Long Dark daily generated by our specialised A.I. comparing over 33000 video games across all platforms.
This suggestion collection includes survival sandbox simulation games for Android, IOS (iPhone / iPad), PS4 (Playstation 4), Xbox One, PC Windows, Mac OS and Linux. The order in this selection is not absolute, but the best games tends to be up in the list.

The latest addition in this selection is The Culling released the 2 June 2017

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Early Access

The Long Dark is a thoughtful, exploration-survival experience that challenges solo players to think for themselves as they explore an expansive frozen wilderness in the aftermath of a geomagnetic disaster. There are no zombies -- only you, the cold, and all the threats Mother Nature can muster. Welcome to the Quiet Apocalypse.

1# Empyrion - Galactic Survival - 2015

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Early Access

Empyrion - Galactic Survival is a 3D open world, space survival adventure in which you can fly across space and land on planets. Build, explore, fight and survive in a hostile galaxy full of hidden dangers.
Empyrion - Galactic Survival is a survival open-world sandbox game in space.

Empyrion - Galactic Survival is a game like The Long Dark, but with a twist: a space theme. Empyrion - Galactic Survival otherwise is like The Long Dark on these features: survival, sandbox, open-world, crafting, simulation and exploration.
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2# Don't Starve Together - 2016

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Don't Starve Together is the standalone multiplayer expansion of the uncompromising survival game Don't Starve.
Don't Starve Together is a survival game.

As a The Long Dark fan, you'll definitely enjoy Don't Starve Together's gameplay qualities common to the survival crafting genre. Don't Starve Together is a recent addition to the popular survival medieval genre.
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3# The Wild Eight - 2017

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Screenshot of the video game The Wild Eight
Screenshot of the video game The Wild Eight
Screenshot of the video game The Wild Eight

Early Access

The Wild Eight is an unforgiving survival game set in Alaska full of mystery and danger. Explore, hunt and craft shoulder-to-shoulder with friends or random players online. Unless you are brave enough to survive this nightmare on your own?
The Wild Eight is a survival open-world simulation game.

Fan of games like The Long Dark will find a lot to like in The Wild Eight, because they shares a lot of features: survival, crafting, open-world, simulation, atmospheric, single-player and sandbox. The Wild Eight has just been released this year.
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4# Project Zomboid - 2013

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Early Access

Project Zomboid is the ultimate in zombie survival. Alone or in MP: you loot, build, craft, fight, farm and fish in a struggle to survive. A hardcore RPG skillset, a vast map, a massively customisable sandbox and a cute tutorial raccoon await the unwary. So how will you die?
Project Zomboid is a survival open-world sandbox game.

At first glance, you might actually mistake Project Zomboid for The Long Dark (besides the graphics) because it shares a lot of its features: survival, zombies, sandbox, open-world, crafting, development and simulation.
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5# Digger Online - 2015

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Screenshot of the video game Digger Online
Screenshot of the video game Digger Online
Screenshot of the video game Digger Online

Sanbox multiplayer building game with additional game mods
Digger Online is a open-world game with an emphasis on the story.

Fan of games like The Long Dark will find a lot to like in Digger Online, because they shares a lot of features: atmospheric, open-world, sandbox, survival, zombies, first-person, simulation and crafting.
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6# Phoning Home - 2017

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Phoning Home is an open-world exploration game with survival elements set on a strange, alien planet. Follow the story of two robots – ION and ANI – and their life-defining journey.
Phoning Home is a survival open-world game.

If you have been playing quite some time to The Long Dark you will find a lot to like in Phoning Home, because they have a lot of features in common: exploration, survival, open-world, atmospheric, crafting and single-player. Phoning Home is a fresh release of 2017.
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7# CrossWorlds: Escape - 2016

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Screenshot of the video game CrossWorlds: Escape
Screenshot of the video game CrossWorlds: Escape
Screenshot of the video game CrossWorlds: Escape

Early Access

CrossWorlds: Escape is a hardcore game in which you will have to deploy all your skills to survive in a huge open world that is susceptible to changes in weather, seasons and various natural phenomena.
CrossWorlds: Escape is a survival open-world sandbox simulation game.

As a The Long Dark fan, you'll definitely enjoy CrossWorlds: Escape's gameplay qualities common to the crafting survival genre. CrossWorlds: Escape is a recent addition to the popular crafting survival genre.
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8# Don't Starve: Shipwrecked - 2016

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Klei Entertainment has partnered with our friends at CAPY, creators of Superbrothers: Sword and Sworcery, Super Time Force and Below; to bring fans of Don’t Starve the latest single-player expansion: Don’t Starve: Shipwrecked!

In Don't Starve: Shipwrecked, Wilson finds himself stranded in a tropical archipelago. He must learn to survive all over again in this new environment filled with new biomes, seasons, and creatures.

Don’t let the tropical breeze lull you into a false sense of security - the world might be different, but it is still equal parts unforgiving and uncompromising. You will quickly find these islands are full to the brim with things that want to kill you.Key Features
Don't Starve: Shipwrecked is a single-player survival game.

Don't Starve: Shipwrecked adapts the same core mechanics of survival single-player as The Long Dark and shares with it these features: survival, single-player, open-world, crafting and simulation. This game was released in 2016.
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9# Hide & Hold Out - H2o - 2016

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Screenshot of the video game Hide & Hold Out - H2o
Screenshot of the video game Hide & Hold Out - H2o
Screenshot of the video game Hide & Hold Out - H2o

Trapped in an ancient forest, a young prince searches for a lost god. Here he befriends the spirit of a young girl and a volatile child, and they quickly find their destinies intertwined. Third-person action-adventure inspired by genre classics of the N64-era.
Hide & Hold Out - H2o is a Massive Multiplayer Online (MMO) survival open-world simulation game.

Hide & Hold Out - H2o is like The Long Dark mixed with a persistent world ( MMO ). It also shares these gameplay elements: survival, open-world, crafting, simulation, sandbox and first-person. This game was released in 2016.
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10# The Solus Project - 2016

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77
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The Solus Project is a single player exploration adventure with survival elements. The adventure is set on a mysterious planet and is the spiritual successor to The Ball - 2010 PC Gamer Action/Adventure Game Of The Year...
The Solus Project is a survival game in a science fiction world.

As with other games like The Long Dark, The Solus Project is all about survival and shares with it these features: survival, exploration, crafting, single-player and first-person. The Solus Project is a recent addition to the popular survival exploration genre.
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11# Project Explore - 2015

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82
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Screenshot of the video game Project Explore
Screenshot of the video game Project Explore
Screenshot of the video game Project Explore

Early Access

Project Explore is a new survival game. You will have to deal with tough situations, starting with starvation and rapidly increasing insanity. There will be lots of new upcoming features and changes.
Project Explore is a casual 2D survival simulation game.

As a The Long Dark fan, you'll definitely enjoy Project Explore's gameplay qualities common to the survival simulation genre.
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12# Out of Reach - 2015

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Screenshot of the video game Out of Reach
Screenshot of the video game Out of Reach
Screenshot of the video game Out of Reach

Early Access

You’re a castaway stranded in the middle of nowhere. The storm is gone, the worst certainly not. Look for food and resources, craft gear, make a shelter. These are the basics, you will need much more to stay alive on this cut-off-the-world, yet not desert island. Build and burn, sail and explore, stay out of reach!
Out of Reach is a survival open-world game.

Is that The Long Dark?, with all the game mechanics it shares with Out of Reach ( survival, crafting, open-world, exploration, sandbox and first-person ) you could think it is.
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13# Survivalist - 2015

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75
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Screenshot of the video game Survivalist
Screenshot of the video game Survivalist
Screenshot of the video game Survivalist

It's one year after the collapse of civilization and self-centered hedge fund manager Joe Wheeler emerges from his specially constructed bunker in search of food. This is a huge open-world RPG where you have the freedom to play how you want - but your choices have consequences.
Survivalist is a survival open-world RPG game.

As with other games like The Long Dark, Survivalist is all about survival and shares with it these features: survival, zombies, open-world, sandbox and simulation.
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14# Rising World - 2014

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Screenshot of the video game Rising World
Screenshot of the video game Rising World
Screenshot of the video game Rising World

Early Access

Rising World is a voxel based open-world sandbox game, featuring a procedurally generated world, playable in single and multi-player.
Rising World is a survival open-world sandbox game.

If you have been playing quite some time to The Long Dark you will find a lot to like in Rising World, because they have a lot of features in common: sandbox, crafting, open-world, survival, single-player, zombies and first-person.
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15# Age of Survival - 2015

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Screenshot of the video game Age of Survival
Screenshot of the video game Age of Survival
Screenshot of the video game Age of Survival

Early Access

Age of Survival is survival simulation crafting game from Seattletek. Your player has been stranded on an island not far off of the coast of Africa where you will encounter creatures like boar, elephant, lions, hippos, crocs, rhinos, and tons of sea life.
Age of Survival is a survival hunting game.

As a The Long Dark fan, you'll definitely enjoy Age of Survival's gameplay qualities common to the survival crafting genre.
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16# ROKH - 2017

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Screenshot of the video game ROKH
Screenshot of the video game ROKH
Screenshot of the video game ROKH

Early Access

Be a Martian! ROKH is a multiplayer survival sandbox game set on Mars, rooted in scientific and realistic anticipation. With deep crafting & building systems, enjoy the Red Planet as your sandbox!
ROKH is a Massive Multiplayer Online (MMO) survival game in space.

As a The Long Dark fan, you'll definitely enjoy ROKH's gameplay qualities common to the survival crafting genre. ROKH has just been released this year.
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17# Uncrowded - 2015

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Screenshot of the video game Uncrowded
Screenshot of the video game Uncrowded

Sandbox, multiplayer, open world game in a few steps. The game also with several different gameplay modes such as Death Match, Survival Horror, and Zombie Swarm. You can create your world, customize your rules, and enjoy the games with your friends.
Uncrowded is a Massive Multiplayer Online (MMO) survival open-world sandbox game.

As a The Long Dark fan, you'll definitely enjoy Uncrowded's gameplay qualities common to the zombies open-world genre.
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18# EDEN STAR - 2015

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79
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Early Access

Eden Star is a fast paced Sci-Fi survival game that blends unique physics based combat, destructible environments and free-form construction with the exploration of a hostile alien world.
EDEN STAR is a first-person survival game.

If you have been playing quite some time to The Long Dark you will find a lot to like in EDEN STAR, because they have a lot of features in common: survival, first-person, open-world and sandbox.
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19# Feel The Snow - 2016

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Screenshot of the video game Feel The Snow
Screenshot of the video game Feel The Snow
Screenshot of the video game Feel The Snow

Early Access

Choose one of the characters and start your journey. The game has many interesting things in store: building, crafting, puzzles, bosses, mystery, laughs, quests etc.
Feel The Snow is a cute survival sandbox game.

If you have been playing quite some time to The Long Dark you will find a lot to like in Feel The Snow, because they have a lot of features in common: crafting, sandbox, survival, simulation and open-world. This game was released in 2016.
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20# Don't Starve: Pocket Edition - 2015

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Dont Starve: Pocket Edition, brings the hit PC game enjoyed by over 6 million players to Android. Play as Wilson, an intrepid Gentleman Scientist who has been trapped and transported to a mysterious wilderness world.
Don't Starve: Pocket Edition is a survival game.

Fan of games like The Long Dark will find a lot to like in Don't Starve: Pocket Edition, because they shares a lot of features: survival, crafting, sandbox and exploration.
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21# Planet Nomads - 2017

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Early Access

A sci-fi sandbox game of constructing your own planetary fate. Become a scientist astronaut determined to beat the odds and build great things. The particle-manipulating multitool and enviro-protec suit are your best friends on this journey.
Planet Nomads is a survival sandbox game in space.

As a The Long Dark fan, you'll definitely enjoy Planet Nomads's gameplay qualities common to the sandbox survival genre. Planet Nomads has just been released this year.
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22# Novus Inceptio - 2015

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Screenshot of the video game Novus Inceptio
Screenshot of the video game Novus Inceptio
Screenshot of the video game Novus Inceptio

Early Access

Warning: Game is in early access! Welcome to the mysterious world of Novus Inceptio where new gaming experience of exploring, building and surviving awaits. Explore the true sandbox survival world and take part in the development of the full game.
Novus Inceptio is a Massive Multiplayer Online (MMO) survival sandbox game.

If you have been playing quite some time to The Long Dark you will find a lot to like in Novus Inceptio, because they have a lot of features in common: survival, sandbox, simulation, open-world and crafting.
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23# Outbreak: Pandemic Evolution - 2016

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Screenshot of the video game Outbreak: Pandemic Evolution
Screenshot of the video game Outbreak: Pandemic Evolution
Screenshot of the video game Outbreak: Pandemic Evolution

Early Access

Outbreak is a coop first-person shooter with survival elements that turns into a base/tower-defense game during the night in a persistent open world. Capture land, defeat factions and end the mutant threat.
Outbreak: Pandemic Evolution is a first-person survival open-world adventure game.

Fan of games like The Long Dark will find a lot to like in Outbreak: Pandemic Evolution, because they shares a lot of features: survival, open-world, first-person, crafting and single-player. This game was released in 2016.
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24# Life is Feudal: Your Own - 2015

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Hardcore and realistic; LiF is a Medieval multiplayer sandbox RPG, with free terraforming, a rich crafting system and preset and modular building construction. With engaging survival aspects, no target physics-based combat and a unique formation system - along with numerous other features - LiF is not for the faint of heart!
Life is Feudal: Your Own is a Massive Multiplayer Online (MMO) survival sandbox game.

As with other games like The Long Dark, Life is Feudal: Your Own is all about survival and shares with it these gameplay elements: survival, sandbox, crafting, open-world and simulation.
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25# The Final Station - 2016

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74
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Travel by train through a dying world. Look after your passengers, keep your train operational, and make sure you can always reach the next station. Make your way through swarms of infected at each station. Explore mysterious and abandoned stations looking for supplies and survivors.
The Final Station is a survival game in a post-apocalyptic world.

If you have been playing quite some time to The Long Dark you will find a lot to like in The Final Station, because they have a lot of features in common: survival, zombies, crafting and exploration. This game was released in 2016.
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