Don’t Starve Together (2016)

by Christopher
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Don’t Starve Together: A Wilderness Survival Adventure for Friends

Don’t Starve Together is a standalone multiplayer expansion to the uncompromising wilderness survival game, Don’t Starve. It was developed by Klei Entertainment and released in 2016. In Don’t Starve Together, players can team up with friends to explore a massive procedurally generated world, gather resources, build a base, and fight off the dangers of the wilderness.


Don’t Starve Together is a survival game at its core. Players must scavenge for food, water, and shelter in order to survive. They must also build a base to protect themselves from the elements and from the creatures that inhabit the wilderness.

The game features a variety of different biomes, each with its own unique challenges. Players can explore lush forests, dark caves, frozen tundras, and even the Lunar Islands. Each biome is home to its own unique set of resources and creatures.

Don’t Starve Together also features a robust crafting system. Players can use resources to craft a variety of items, including tools, weapons, and armor. They can also build structures, such as houses, farms, and workshops.


Don’t Starve Together features a variety of different playable characters, each with their own unique abilities and weaknesses. Some characters are better suited for combat, while others are better suited for gathering resources or building.

Players can choose to play as one of the following characters:

  • Wilson: A scientist who is well-rounded and has no major weaknesses.
  • Willow: A pyromaniac who can set things on fire and summon fire hounds.
  • Wolfgang: A strongman who can deal more damage and chop down trees faster.
  • Wendy: A shy girl who can summon her dead sister Abigail to fight for her.
  • WX-78: A robot who can eat gears to repair himself and build gadgets.
  • Wickerbottom: A librarian who can craft books that give her various bonuses.
  • Woodie: A lumberjack who can transform into a werebeaver during the full moon.
  • Winona: A handywoman who can build structures faster and cheaper.
  • Wortox: A demon who can drain the life force of other creatures to heal himself.


Don’t Starve Together is a multiplayer game that can be played with up to six players. Players can choose to play cooperatively or competitively.

In cooperative mode, players work together to survive and build a base. They can share resources, craft items, and fight off enemies together.

In competitive mode, players compete against each other to be the last one standing. They can steal resources from each other, sabotage their bases, and even kill each other.


Don’t Starve Together has received critical acclaim. It has been praised for its challenging gameplay, beautiful art style, and robust crafting system. The game has also been praised for its excellent multiplayer mode.

Don’t Starve Together has won numerous awards, including the Game of the Year award from PC Gamer in 2016. It has also been nominated for several other awards, including the Golden Joystick Award for Best Multiplayer Game in 2016.


Don’t Starve Together is a challenging and rewarding survival game that is even more fun with friends. The game features a massive procedurally generated world, a variety of different biomes, and a robust crafting system. With its unique characters and excellent multiplayer mode, Don’t Starve Together is a must-play for fans of survival games.

Tips for Playing Don’t Starve Together

  • Start by gathering resources. You will need food, water, and shelter in order to survive.
  • Build a base to protect yourself from the elements and from the creatures that inhabit the wilderness.
  • Cooperate with other players to share resources, craft items, and fight off enemies.
  • Be careful when exploring new areas. The wilderness is full of dangers, so it is important to be prepared.
  • Don’t give up if you die. Death is a part of the game, so don’t be discouraged if you die a few times. Just learn from your mistakes and try again.

Additional Information

  • Don’t Starve Together is available on PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and mobile devices.
  • The game is rated T for Teen by the ESRB.
  • Don’t Starve Together is developed by Klei Entertainment, a Canadian video game development studio.
  • The game has been updated regularly since its release in 2016, with new content and features being added all the time.

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