[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XI_c0lp68RY?rel=0&showinfo=0&w=700&h=394] ‘The Things That Take us Back’ is the title of the latest trailer for This War of Mine, the atypical war-themed PC game that has players take on the roles of several innocent civilians caught in the horrors of warfare. As the trailer above shows, This War of Mine is played from a 2D perspective, with its core gameplay featuring a group of civilians trying to survive a city besieged by war. You take control some of those civilians, scavenging / managing food and medicinal supplies and building tools, all while trying to avoid soldiers and troublesome scavengers that wouldn’t hesitate to rob or even kill you. CHECK OUT: This War of Mine System Requirements -- Can Your Computer Handle it? So resonating is This War of Mine that developer 11 bit studios entered into a partnership with War Child -- a charity organization that’s helps real-world victims of war -- in an effort to promote the game and raise money for the charity’s projects. More details on the initiative can be found on War Child’s official website. Here is a more in-depth description of the game:
“This War of Mine is a dark survival game where the player controls a team of civilians in a besieged city. The main goal of the game is to survive the war with the tools and materials the player can gather with the characters they control. The player will have to take care of each character’s needs to keep them performing at their best so they may build tools, salvage resources, cook food, and stay alive. During the day, the player controls the civilians within the house to build their shelter to withstand the war. At night, the player is given the opportunity to venture out and resupply equipment and resources for their everyday survival.”This War of Mine is playable on the PC, Mac, and Linux. Because of it, you can finally experience the hardship of war from the perspective of civilians. Is it a game you are willing to try?