Frostpunk: On the Edge

11 bit studios, 11 bit studios
Aug 20, 2020 - PC

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Critic Reviews for Frostpunk: On the Edge

On the Edge provides a tense new challenge and is the perfect reason to rediscover an exquisite city-building game.

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On The Edge plays like the rest of Frostpunk, albeit with some caveats. I enjoyed playing with at least one hand tied behind my back, but I never felt in control of my outpost. Calling back to New London meant I had to wait for their new laws, or food deliveries, or whatever have you. I was merely a subset of their survival trial, and at that one, that didn't matter. However, I had fun. The environment and tech have some new stuff to use to your advantage, and you're not beholden to New London if you want to set out for yourself a bit in terms of scouting nearby locations for supplies and survivors.

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As the final DLC of Frostpunk, On The Edge is solid but far from perfect especially compared with The Last Autumn.

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7 / 10

On the Edge, the final Frostpunk DLC, offers one more challenging, and gripping strategy title that genre fans will love. When compared to The Last Autumn, it feels a bit limited in the things one can do when giving it a second try, and it's also not as original as you might have hoped, but it's still a solid recommendation to anyone who found the base game to be one of the best in its field.

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On the Edge or Al Límite, is the title of the third and last expansion of the outstanding management and survival game, Frostpunk. Without surprising as much as the previous expansion, since it reuses many well-known mechanics, however it continues to provide enough news to attract any fan of the original title, and put the final climax to this story of disaster and survival that has captivated us.

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Frostpunk: On The Edge may be a little short and the morality choices unbothered by consequences, but the message of hope rang loud and clear from the developers. A fantastic expansion that players can one-shot within a single sitting if they play their cards right, Frostpunk: On The Edge offers an uplifting conclusion to the groundbreaking society survival simulator.

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Frostpunk: On the Edge is a simple (yet nerve-wracking) end-game scenario that offers a tiny glimpse into the future of New London, and the regime they impose on all of their offshoot settlements. Whatever 11Bit decides to do now that Frostpunk is done with, I am certain it will play into the ending On the Edge sets up. This War of Mine set in the Frostpunk universe, perhaps? Whatever the case may be, it is genuinely a sad day, knowing this is the end for one of the best city builders this side of the video game generation.

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