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ICARUS Review — Mission-Driven Sandbox Survival

ICARUS, an ambitious new survival sandbox title from RocketWerkz and its game-runner Dean Hall (of DayZ fame) was released last December after 2 years of development and a marathon of 8 Beta Testing weekends, spread over 4 months. After that…

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Mining – ICARUS

To create tools that are more complicated than a stone axe or a mortar and pestle, you’ll need to do some mining. Here’s what you’ll need to create usable metals: Other things to keep in mind: Deep Mining There are…

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How to Get Exotics – ICARUS

Exotics! Lore-wise, they’re the reason every faction in space is so interested in Icarus. Gameplay-wise, they’re the currency you’ll need to unlock the high-tier Workshop equipment. In this guide, we’ll go over how to first acquire Exotics, as well as…

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Missions – ICARUS

In ICARUS, you’ll spend most of your time completing prospects (missions) for the various factions attempting to extract resources from the eponymous planet. These range from simple exploration jobs to long and dangerous treks to recover downed satellites or rare…

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CRYOGENIC: Research Mission Walkthrough — ICARUS

The VOYAGER-like mission, CRYOGENIC takes prospectors all across the northern part of the map to complete a series of multi-part objectives. Sinotai loves to push the limits with exotic mutations, and they believe there is valuable biological data to be…

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Hunting Polar Bears in ICARUS

Do giant, furry, snow-colored creatures prowl around the rocky crags of your worst nightmares? Are your prospectors dreading missions where they have to trudge through the Southern Glacier or hunt and skin polar bears? It might help to have some…