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Going Medieval

Platform(s): PC
Genre: Strategy
Publisher: The Irregular Corporation
Developer: Foxy Voxel
Release Date: 2022

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'Going Medieval' Sells 175k+ Units In Its First Early Access Week

by Rainier on June 9, 2021 @ 7:58 a.m. PDT

Going Medieval is a alternate medieval history colony sim where you claim land, build a multi-story fortress and defend your village (and villagers!).

Going Medieval transports players back to the Dark Ages, as the known world recovers from a calamitous plague. Survivors have emerged from society’s ashes, and it’s up to you to help them settle in a dangerous land reclaimed by nature. Build your people a home, help shape their lives, and protect them from animals, bandits, and other dangers in a lawless post-calamity age.

Plan, create and build your settlement using a variety of materials at your disposal. Protect your settlers from the elements, including hunger, enemies and even the weather, and defend your colony from rival factions by building impenetrable, multistory fortresses or strategically placed archers and traps. Observe your settlers, all with unique histories and agendas, to figure out how to best serve them - happy people are productive people, after all.

Going Medieval puts you in control in one of the most dark and dangerous periods of humanity’s history - navigate the dangers or perish like so many before you. With almost infinite replayability options, no playthrough is the same.

Hold onto your buttresses - publisher The Irregular Corporation and developer Foxy Voxel are proud to reveal that their colony building and survival sim Going Medieval has flown out of the gates and sold over 175,000 units in its opening week while also securing the top spot in the weekly Steam sales charts for the week ending June 6. 

“We’re absolutely thrilled with the response for Going Medieval,” says Nino Rajacic, Co-Founder and Developer at Foxy Voxel, “We felt like we had a great reception from the betas we conducted prior to launch, but the success of the game has surpassed our expectations in the best way possible, and we couldn’t be more grateful to the fans for supporting us. From here on, we’re focused on improving the game even further.”

Vladimir Zivkovic, Co-Founder and Developer at Foxy Voxel, adds “To see Going Medieval begin its journey in the way it has is testament to all the hard work that has been poured into it so far, both here at Foxy Voxel and from our friends at The Irregular Corporation. But - as everyone will see from the roadmap, there is much more to come as we progress from Early Access through to full release.”

Going Medieval is now available through Early Access (Epic Games Store, Steam and for $24.99.

Having been chiseled into shape by numerous beta tests and the feedback of a passionate and dedicated player community, Going Medieval offers a uniquely addictive blend of building, management and survival right from day one. But Foxy Voxel has much more to offer in the weeks and months to come, and has now shared a roadmap confirming a selection of the improvements and new features planned for the game’s Early Access period.

Upcoming content/features during early access :

  • Expanded Villager Relationships - Manage the love lives of your villagers, and make sure they don’t become fierce rivals
  • Improved World Economy - Trade with other settlements, and make crucial decisions about where to settle and why
  • Complex World Factions - Explore beyond your immediate colony, and contend with groups of both allies and enemies
  • Enhanced Siege Warfare - Trade blows using devastating and iconic medieval siege weaponry, such as ballistae and catapults

And Much More - Including more base-building options, refined survival systems and mechanics, and new in-game events.

Key Features:

  • In the world of Going Medieval, dark age society is on its knees. At the end of the 14th century, 95% of the global population has perished due to rampant plague. In the wake of such pestilence, the land is reclaimed by nature. Eventually, survivors emerge from society’s ashes. Now, you must guide such a group. Build them a home and protect them from outlaws, barbarians, and fanatics in a classless, borderless, and lawless post-calamity age.
  • Design, build and expand your settlement from a small wooden hut into a colossal stone castle. With simple-to-use 3D terrain tools you can create the perfect stronghold, from winding underground caverns to sprawling multi-story forts.
  • This stark post-calamity world is rife with external threats, but you can give your colonists the upper hand in battle by building impenetrable defenses and traps. Research, craft and equip weapons and gear so that they can fight back against unrelenting waves of attackers.
  • Your colonists have more than just raids to contend with. They need protection from starvation and the elements. Stock up on supplies and build shelter to keep them fed and warm. Maintain your villagers’ emotional states, as their moods are affected if their needs and wants aren’t met.
  • Increase your populace by helping out strangers in dangerous situations or by taking in like-minded travelers. Your villagers have personal histories and agendas. Get to know them by observing their behavior and relationships with others.

Going Medieval is coming to PC (Epic Games Store, Steam and in 2022.

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