After reaching its Kickstarter goals and then some, life sim RPG My Time at Portia is set to release on PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and PC later this year. If you want to get in on the action now, the title is available on Steam Early Access. Even though it’s still in development, the game is jam packed with things to do, from crafting to fishing to ruin diving to rock-paper-scissors.
In My Time at Portia, you take over your father’s rundown workshop in a quaint, quirky post-apocalyptic town where society has reverted to simpler ways. There are a ton of features, and you can choose which occupy your time. You can upgrade your workshop with more tools, search for old relics in the ruins, raise crops and farm animals, go fishing, interact with colorful townsfolk, or an array of other options. Check out the trailer below for a look at gameplay elements and the charming visual style.
The activities you can delve into include the following:
BUILD YOUR WORKSHOP: Build your Pa’s derelict workshop into the best in Portia! Gather resources and craft your way into the hearts of the local community, as you work through daily commissions and villager requests.
RUN YOUR OWN FARM: Grow and nurture your own crops, as you convert the empty woodland surrounding your home into a quaint little farm! My Time at Portia offers an innovative approach to farming, allowing you to take advantage of planter boxes and semi-automatic irrigation systems.
GET CREATIVE: Make your house a home! Apply your personal touch with an exciting range of craftable furniture, decorations and room upgrades!
JOIN THE COMMUNITY: Become a part of Portia’s extraordinary community! Filled with a vibrant cast of unforgettable faces all with exciting stories to share, energetic personalities and individual behaviors. Make sure you take the time to get to know them all – who knows, maybe romance could be in the air?
EXPLORE AND BATTLE: Delve deep into the ancient ruins and dungeons of Portia. Mine for resources and uncover what lurks beneath the seemingly peaceful land. It’s dangerous to go unprepared… Make sure you’re equipped to face fearsome monsters and deadly bosses that stand between you and the secrets of Portia.
SKILL UP: Level up your character with a variety of skills to aid you in your adventures, in true RPG fashion!
AND THEN THE REST: Portia is an enriching and vivid experience, jam-packed with activities for your enjoyment! How will you spend your time? Fancy trying your hand at cooking? You could challenge your new friends to Rock-Paper-Scissors, or for the more daring how about a little bit of sparring? Take your pick! There’s also tonnes of mini-games, animal riding, and festivals to enjoy. Or maybe you just want to kick-back and spend the afternoon fishing? Its up to you how you spend your time at Portia!
The above features are still just a snapshot of what awaits you in My Time at Portia. It’s available on Steam Early Access now and will launch on PS4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch later this year.