A downloadable game


Starsand is a desert survival game set among the dunes of a remote planet. An open world full of danger, a vast desert for you to explore and solve the mystery of an extinct civilization.



While running a desert marathon, you get caught by a sudden sandstorm and end up swallowed by a yellow wall of sand. You find shelter for the night in an old desert shrine and you wake up next morning with the feeling something's not quite right. The storm is over and the sky is clear; all around you, calm reigns over an ocean of infinite sand. If you survive long enough they’ll eventually find you and rescue you, that’s the plan. Hope is going to keep you alive, at least until you find out the truth about this place.



Find shade, find water, find life. Save your energy, avoid the hottest hours, keep warm during the coldest nights. Hunt for food, craft your weapons, build your shelter. Once you’ve built your shelter, take a tip and build stronger walls, add some traps, and craft bigger weapons, because these dunes are teeming with noxious creatures hungry for your flesh.



In this desert, you are both hunter and prey. Insect-like predators arise from their dark nests beneath the sand. Use fire to keep them at a distance, blow them up with explosive coconut grenades, reinforce your base walls, add spikes, set traps, build turrets. Do whatever it takes to survive.



Find your bearings in a vast and lonely desert, but learn how easily you can get lost when you are caught in the eye of a sandstorm. Thirst and heat will kill you during the day, but nights won’t be easier as the temperature drastically drops down. Find your ways to build paths you can trust, learn from animals, rely on the sun to orient yourself, don’t waste any energy. Become a desert dweller.



Starsand Early Access development is open, and the development team wants to hear from you.
[Disclaimer] We want to make clear that the video teaser you can see here is cinematic, and a gameplay video is coming soon, but this teaser doesn’t look much different from the actual gameplay.



We are Tunnel Vision Studio, a small creative team ready to take on the world wielding RAM sticks, dressed in GPU-coated armor, with a VR visor as a helm. We are a handful of valiant geeks based in Rome, willing not to surrender to the allure of countries with fiber optic broadband and unhealthy food. We make a living out of what we like to do: everything involving virtual reality, video games, electronic music, cutting-edge technology, and coding.

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I like this, where can I get the demo

I would love to help demo this game to add notes that could possibly be taken into consideration in the actual development in the game. I've been outside from camping at all the possible state park in my state,  to playing many other survival games like Minecraft, Ark, and Rust. I've seen potential even in those games and would like to implement those ideas into this game to make it the #1 survival game to all demographics that enjoy this kind of gameplay. 

Are you still excepting requests to demo the game StarSand, what little I saw looks interesting, I look forward to seeing more of the game and in time getting it.

We would LOVE to help test this game and help polish the features, to make it the best survival game EVER!!! My husband and I are both avid lovers of survival games and we live in a country that has a desert. We also regularly go camping and on outings into the outdoors.  So we would love to assist with the Alpha and Beta testing to make this a unique and amazing experience.

Any chance i can test a copy of this game :)

I really want this available for macOS plz