CardLife Cardboard Survival Game

Freejam announced the CardLife cardboard survival game will launch on Steam Early Access on Tuesday, 9th October.  Play by yourself or with others as you explore a fully editable cardboard world.

About CardLife

CardLife is a pay upfront online multiplayer survival game for PC which is set in a cardboard Science Fantasy world. Encounter and battle a host of fantastical creatures and craft your own creations using our unique Connect the Dots crafting system where you can draw customizable cardboard shapes that slot together to create new Tools, Building Prefabs, Weapons, Vehicles, Creature Companions and much more. CardLife is currently in the pre-alpha stage of development.

“CardLife is a fantastic fit for Early Access! We’ve been collaborating closely with our 20,000 strong community throughout CardLife’s development,” said Game Director, Rich Tyrer. “This in-depth community interaction will only continue once the game launches on Steam”

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Encounter, Survive and Create

Survive in a vast cardboard world where everything is editable. Play alone or with others as you hunt, harvest and mine for resources to craft your way through the ages. Sculpt the landscape, build huge structures and join the cardboard community.

Encounter and battle a host of fantastical creatures and craft your own creations using our unique Connect the Dots crafting system – where you can draw customisable cardboard shapes to create new tools, building components, weapons and much more!

Increase the power of your character by hunting down rare elite creatures and equipping their souls. Mix and match different souls and equipment to perfectly suit your playstyle.

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Additional Features:

  • Play singleplayer, host your own server or play one of our many official dedicated servers
  • Extensive Mod Support – all game files in CardLife are easily editable, allowing players to create all new experiences.
  • A vast and diverse open world including a cavernous underground that can be explored to discover new creatures and resources
  • Regular updates every month add new game features and content

Future Planned Features

A short list of planned content for CardLife, not in any specific order, is below. Below is a list of planned content for CardLife. Content updates will occur as they’re ready, some coming very soon.

  • Improved AI behaviors and many more creatures
  • Updated combat mechanics including block, parry and power attacks
  • Underwater exploration and swimming
  • Creature Mounts
  • PVE only servers
  • Land and sea vehicles which include mechs and flying contraptions
  • Dungeons
  • Farming
  • Advanced technological gear and equipment (Grapple hooks, energy swords etc)
  • Building raiding including traps and defences
  • Reactive world including natural disasters
  • Creature soul companions
  • Connect The Dots trim which allows color customization
  • Guilds, vendors and advanced permissions for building
  • Points of interest added to the map
  • Full modding support for textures, sound, new maps etc
  • Random quests/ custom quests
  • Legendary items
  • Biomes
  • Thirst & Temperature survival mechanics
  • Customizable server options
  • Cooking
  • Alchemy
  • Fully customizable magic system
  • Skills
  • An increase to the map size

Additional Info

Early access starts October 9th, visit the official website or their Steam store page for more info.  Additionally you can follow the game via social media on Facebook and Twitter.


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