You govern a creature on an extraterrestrial planet in Thrive, starting with the Last Universal Common Ancestor (LUCA). Your aim is to adapt your species by accumulating mutations and thrive in the environment. There will be new species to compete with yours. They’ll evolve through a population dynamics simulation with random mutations; to beat them, you’ll need to improve and spread your species. Your species’ survival depends on both your ability to survive as a single cell and the changes you make in the editor.
This guide will correct some false (although understandable) assumptions about how to thrive in Thrive’s cell stage in the first release version and will list several viable strategies for long-term […]