Light No Fire - Finally A Real Open World Game

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Ten years ago, Hello Games released No Man's Sky, a wildly ambitious sci-fi exploration game that caused a stir at the Spike Video Game Awards. Tonight, at the 2023 edition of The Game Awards, the studio did it again, announcing Light No Fire. Instead of exploring a vast world of different planets, this time the game focuses on a single incredibly detailed world. 

 According to Hello's Sean Murray, the game has been developed by a small team over the past five years. He describes it as the "first true open world" without borders, which also has an online multiplayer component. Looking at the trailer, it looks like it will include elements such as crafting, mining, and  flying mounts. 

The official explanation is:

Light No Fire is a game of adventure, building, survival, and exploring together. Set on a fantasy planet the size of Earth, it combines the depth of a role-playing game with the freedom of a survival sandbox.

Of course, No Man's Sky has come a long way since its initial announcement. After being released in 2013, it finally hit the market in 2016 and has since been available on various platforms and grown thanks to continuous updates. Version 4.0 was released last year, and in 2023 it will be expanded to  Mac and PlayStation VR2

No  release date or platform has been announced yet, but Light No Fire does have a Steam page.

Light No Fire Contextual Setting 

Whereas No Man's Sky had an entire universe procedurally generated, Light No Fire has a single planet generated and scaled to fit the fantasy setting. Hello Games is trying to create a multiplayer Earth large enough to potentially accommodate his 7.8 billion people  currently living on Earth. This literal open-world ocean is as dark and deep as our own, its mountains taller and more impressive, and the spaces it can traverse just as vast and diverse. I've played  open world games before, but nothing  like this. There are literally hundreds of millions of square miles of space  to explore, discover, and expand with your friends.

Light No Fire Storyline 

Story of Light No Fire

With Light No Fire, Hello Games  wants to "combine the depth of a role-playing game with the freedom of a survival sandbox." While the focus of the reveal is on the scale of the planets created, the final game will feature several role-playing examples, from character creation  to an expansive fantasy story. You can create  custom his avatars of different species, including humans, rabbits, foxes, badgers, bears, wolves, and otters, and  expect to encounter small outposts full of characters (like in No Man's Sky) . ) A person who distributes quests.

Light No Fire Multiplayer Mode 

Multiplayer Mode Of Light No Fire

One  of Light No Fire's core tenets is the idea of ​​introducing you to a multiplayer earthian large scale worls, a space where "you can meet players from all over the world, build lives, explore together, and survive." You can team up with friends or meet other players in the field, but the studio says you can also play alone if you want to, similar to No Man's Sky. Another important aspect of Light No Fire is its ability to “build lasting buildings and communities.” This means everything you build will be visible to other players, and  you never know what you'll find while wandering around.

Light No Fire Gameplay Explained

Gameplay Mode Of Light No Fire

What would you do if you and your friends spent a few nights climbing a mysterious, uncharted mountain several miles high? Once you reach the top, you'll be named after the player who discovered it. Some members of the group begin building watchtowers, while others enjoy watching the sky expand in all directions, including endless vistas, oceans, and continents  yet to be discovered. Where you  go next and how you strive to  get there is entirely up to you. There's a whole world out there to explore. 

This is the gameplay fantasy of Light No Fire. Based on this, exploration, survival, and crafting are based on more traditional concepts. Light No Fire includes story and combat. In the debut trailer, the player's character is seen carrying a sword, shield, bow and staff. You can also fly wild animals over stunning landscapes, explore the depths of the darkest oceans, and write your own adventures with other travelers to explore a world as dense and vast as our planet. You can also leave your footprints on other planets.

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