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v0.03 was the third major version released. It was released June 30, 2014.

Dev Notes[]

Peaceful mode, player head, house boat, inventory saving fixed, better sound effects, new surprise item and more.

Hey Everyone,

Here’s our second major patch adding some new features, and fixing a bunch more bugs. We’ve also finally added a player head!!

As always, please continue to post your bug reports and feedback in the Discussions area of the Community Hub or send them in to

Additions, Changes, & Fixes[]

  • No enemies mode! Type “veganmode” on title screen to activate (without the “”)
  • Player head added! And held items now correctly cast shadows
  • New surprise item added to plane (Pedometer)
  • Yacht location is now random
  • Bats now correctly fly out of cave entrances
  • Partially built structures are now saved
  • Fixed water not accumulating on terrain when raining
  • Cassette player can now be turned off by clicking it a second time if it’s already playing
  • Log Cabin now has a floor, a door with hinge and a sleeping/saving spot
  • Birds will now land on window ledge of your built log cabin
  • Molotov will extinguish if in contact with water
  • Improved sunset/sunrise lighting
  • Two new effigies buildable, simple head on stick and arms pointing to sky
  • House boat buildable (Warning : buggy!! – especially with sharks. Also, may sink)
  • Stick marker added to custom building, quickly build yourself waypoints
  • Coral and seaweed added under water (rough)
  • New buildable item: Stick holder
  • Inventory can now carry 1 additional stick (to make shelter construction easier)
  • Small texture tweaks/improvements
  • Shadow distance increased for High and mid settings
  • Improved motion blur on held items
  • Hanging rope pick ups added to deep in caves
  • New cave lighting prop: Laptop
  • 11 new filmic inspired grade options added to graphic options menu
  • Bench now buildable via book section ‘Furniture’
  • Single bat prefab added to parts of caves
  • Improved lilypad pop-in
  • Med pickups now go direct to inventory instead of being eaten on pickup


  • Improved cannibal village track implementation
  • ‘Lake’ track added to Geese Lake
  • Bash pass at all ambient sound implementation, better transitions, better positioning, fall off and ranges
  • Thunder and rain sounds randomized
  • Cave audio pass, adding reverb and echo, better balancing
  • Underwater sound filter added
  • Water footsteps sounds now play when you walk into water


  • More memory optimizations should improve stability
  • Lowered memory usage further if 32bit Windows is detected, should fix crash on opening if less than 4GBs of usable memory is available (note: 4GB usable is still recommended)


  • Head no longer pokes through collision!
  • Fixed some items missing from inventory when game was loaded
  • Fixed collision where you could wall walk out of plane
  • Fixed can’t carry more raw fish message that would appear when you had too many rocks.
  • Fixed pond covered in logs
  • Fixed left hand held conflicts between lighter, torch walkman etc.
  • Removed gleam on inventory coins and flares
  • Fixed floating garden
  • Fixed leaf vertex colors on small leaf hut
  • Fixed flare gun falling through yacht
  • Fixed log going to -1 if you died whilst holding a log
  • Fixed small effigy construction shader being too faint
  • Removed grass cutting from opening inventory (was causing crashes on some PCs)

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The current version is V1.12 - VR which was released on September 11, 2019
The current major version is v1.12 - VR which was released on September 11, 2019