The Outcast for iOS is a game in which you don't actually get to play

Do you remember Mountain – an unusual simulation game that allowed you to “grow” your own mountain and just observe it? Well, it seems that one of the latest trends in the gaming industry is to give birth to such passive games, which usually put emphasis on making the player feel relaxed and calm. The Outcast, a recent addition to the Apple App Store, is one of these titles. It is a survival game, but it doesn't require you to destroy countless hordes of undead zombies or kill wild game for food.

The Outcast is a passive and relaxed text-based game full of random encounters, most of which will put you in danger. This peculiar game is divided into days and each day in the real world accounts for one in the world of The Outcast. After you install it on your iOS device, however, there's hardly anything you can do with the game except for opening it each and every day or waiting for the craved push notification about today's event.

Your surviving character will be treated to a number of various, pretty random events. For example, you might've been mauled by a wolf yesterday, find a clean water source today, and starve to death tomorrow. The depletion of two vital resources – food and water – is the usual cause for your untimely death. However, as we already said, these events are completely random and might create a substantial in-game hiatus.

If Mountain floated your boat, then The Outcast would probably suit your liking as well. You can find out if this is the case for $1.99.

Download: The Outcast (iOS)

via: Pocket Gamer

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