This page provides overview for all basic CryoFall features.
CryoFall features convenient inventory system where you can equip your character and manage your items.
Crafting it handled via recipe selection from multitude of different crafting stations allowing to separate recipes by a particular field (e.g. weapon crafting). This also makes choosing your technological progression (essentially a profession) more impactful.
You can construct multitude of different structures and building ranging from simple walls and doors to more complex structures such as lithium processing plant as displayed in the image here.
CryoFall features complex farming system with multitude of crops with different properties. You will need to water your crops and optionally use one of several fertilizers to increase the yield.
You can later use your grown vegetables and fruits to cook.
Quests give you interesting objectives and serve as a simple tutorial to introduce you to the game. There are more than several dozens of quests so even if you are just starting out and don’t have particular goals this could offer you interesting goals to pursue.
As you perform any meaningful activity in the game you will slowly unlock and advance skills in particular field. Skills are separated into several categories (e.g. combat, industrial, personal, etc.) and offer you additional bonuses and abilities in a given field.
Smelting & Manufacturing
Aside from simple crafting you can also use bigger industrial machines and structures to manufacture goods. This ranges from simple smelting of ores to produce ingots to advanced oil refineries and more.
One of the key features of CryoFall is its technology system. You can unlock new technology groups separated into 5 tiers: primitive, industrial, modern, post-modern, sci-fi. Each technology group holds a dozen or so recipes which you can also unlock offering you tremendous depth to choose a particular area of expertise and work together with other players to achieve mutual goals.
Even a trivial thing such as storing your item is rather deep in CryoFall offering you many different options ranging from simple chests to fridges to store food and display shelves for your important items.
Character Status Effects
CryoFall features complex character simulation system with several dozens of character status effect.
Land Claim System
To protect your base from raiders and griefers you can use a land claim system which will protect the area around your base from other people being able to build or deconstruct anything. However, by default CryoFall still features full loot system with possible raids by other players. If you would like to play in a more creative setting you can join one of available PVE servers where combat and raiding is disabled.
CryoFall features complex lighting system with multiple light sources, day and night cycle and special devices like night vision.
Complex medical system offers ample opportunities to use different special items either to heal your character or to receive special effects.
To facilitate trade and economy players are able to mint their own coins which can then be used for traiding wither directly or with vending machines.
Any player that unlocked an appropriate technology group can access trading options and build their own fully automated trading stations allowing trading options even when the owner is not online.
CryoFall features multitude of different biomes ranging from temperate and tropical to boreal and desert areas.
You can track your exploration with a convenient map screen which shows your explored areas and locations of important landmarks (e.g. you base or a public trading station, etc.).
You can also use provided map editor to create custom maps for your server.
You can also host your own servers, use your own maps and add any number of mods!