£16.74
£16.74
Overview System Requirements

Description

Niche - a genetics survival game is a fresh blend of turn-based strategy and simulation combined with rogue-like elements. Shape your own species of cat/fox/bear/dog-like animals based on real genetics. Keep your animals alive against all odds, such as hungry predators, climate change and spreading sickness. Key Features: - Living, dynamic world to test your survival skills - Breeding system based on real genetics - Over 100 genes to shape your species - Procedural worlds and animals - Game mechanics inspired on population genetics - 5 biomes featuring different predators, prey and flora to explore Educational aspects: While playing Niche, the player is introduced to the scientific mechanics of genetics (featuring dominant-recessive, co-dominant inheritance, etc). The game also features the five pillars of population genetics (genetic drift, genetic flow, mutation, natural selection, sexual selection). All knowledge is interwoven with the game-mechanics. This creates the effect of learning by playing.

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Additional information

Published by

Stray Fawn Studio

Developed by

Stray Fawn Studio

Release date

18/06/2021

Age rating

For ages 3 and over

Category

Educational

Installation

Install on your home Xbox One console plus have access when you’re connected to your Microsoft account.



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