North of Nowhere Press Kit
Developer: The Worst of Friends
Location: Salt Lake City, Utah
Predicted Retail Price: $30
Platforms: Steam (Windows / Mac / Linux), Consoles TBD
Predicted Early Access: Q4 2022
Predicted Full Launch: Q4 2023
Monsters, Cryptids, and Creatures of Folklore have long since been driven from civilized lands. After innumerable years living on the ocean, a mysterious gateway has been discovered in the Bermuda Triangle leading to a lost continent!
Play as one of the Monsters sent to Explore and Settle this new land! Along the way you’ll Collect local wildlife and Discover hints of an Ancient Civilization that once dwelled here. Unlock some of their magic to Bend the terrain to your will!
Unbeknownst to the settlers, a mysterious Agency of Blackclad Individuals has followed them to their new home, sent by the world they left behind. Discover their motivations as you keep them away from your budding Community!
Real-Time Life Sim: Game time is set to the real world clock. Weeks will go by, seasons will change, and holidays will be celebrated whether you’re playing or not!
Multiplayer: Live in shared Villages, either through Online or Local Split-Screen, or Visit your friends’ Villages.
Terraforming: In only a few button presses, Raise, Lower, and Shape terrain! Build mountains and carve river valleys. You can even Terraform in Multiplayer!
Biomes: Found your Village in a variety of Biomes. From Appalachian inspired Forests to Central American inspired Deserts! Go on Expeditions to other Biomes to obtain Collectibles or Recruit potential Villagers!
In-Depth Villagers: All your neighbors will have their species, appearance, and personality Randomly Generated, that way everyone’s Village is unique. You could meet an Indoorsy, Downer Lake Monster who is into Decorating or a Cranky and Sarcastic Wendigo who is obsessed with Conspiracy Theories! Form Friendships and Rivalries by Chatting with them, doing their Chores, or Playing Mini-Games together.
About The Worst of Friends
The Worst of Friends was founded in May 2020 amidst the pandemic. Our group of friends has come together with one goal in mind: make experiences to share with the people you (and we) love.
Dane Carter - Engineer / Writer
Galen Frese - Producer / Writer / Designer
Alex Kofford - Engineer
Joe Moyle - Engineer
Jacob Nielsen - Producer / Engineer
Dani Powers - Game Artist
Jacob Reuling - Animator / Rigger