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White Sands

Platform(s): PC
Genre: Strategy
Developer: Binge Gaming OU
Release Date: 2024/2025

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'White Sands' Is A Real-time Strategy Game Coming to Steam Early Access This Week - Trailer

by Rainier on Feb. 12, 2024 @ 1:44 p.m. PST

White Sands is a real-time strategy game where you assume the role of a Union commander tasked with navigating a post-apocalyptic landscape and making critical decisions to aid survivors while confronting mutant threats.

As a commander of the Union, a semi state organization with military and research potential, your goal is to help humanity rebuild. Modern military technology will give you an edge over the bandits, but the task will be far from an easy one.

The game takes you to a not so distant future, in which Earth has been devastated by a Solar superstorm known as coronal mass ejection. Storm pushed Earth's magnetic field beyond planet circumference, allowing huge amounts of solar radiation to penetrate to the ground level. The temperature and radiation spike killed much of life on the surface and resulted in DNA mutations of life forms as small as viruses.

When CME ended, the earth's magnetic field had reshaped into its protective function, but by then all life on earth was barely clinging to survival. Years passed and the surface is still a very dangerous place to live. Humans established settlements either deep underground or high above it. Mutants and gangs roam the wasteland in search of food, drink, and loot.


Developer Binge Gaming OU announce that White Sands will be available through Steam Early Access on February 14, 2024 and will remain so between 6-12 months maximum.

Fully implemented features include:

  • Fully playable storyline missions with bandit and mutant boss objectives.
  • Events fully implemented with rewards and gameplay consequences.
  • Base expansions feature fully implemented for each player controlled station.
  • Defensive structures unlockable by the player implemented.
  • Mech units, VTOL aircraft and a wide selection of ground vehicles and infantry units implemented.
  • Medevac, decontamination and Trade Outpost missions implemented.

Partially implemented:

  • Partially implemented direct player control. (WIP)
  • Enemy and player unit Behavior Trees implemented but under further development.
  • Entire game map fully playable, with current locations to be further refined with new and animated structures.
  • Building and structures destruction system partially implemented. More in game objects will be successively added to the destruction system.

The main difference between pre- and post-Early Access game would be decided by the players.

Some areas of possible improvement and expansion are:

  • if players want more direct Unit control like in traditional RTS games
  • further expanded economy and base management system
  • more variety within playable and enemy units
  • new features currently not implemented but possible to develop based on game architecture”

Key Features:

  • Make scientific direction choices that will help the civilian population and your troops survive in the hostile world. 
  • Expand your bases, deliver aid to settlements, rescue survivors, fight for food, water and medical supplies. 
  • On missions, you will come face to face with gangs of cyborgs, bandits, and mutants. Modern military technology may not be enough against their superior numbers. 

White Sands is coming to PC (Steam) in 2024/2025.

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