Sheltered

Panting, scared, the shelter airlock smashes down behind you. You wish you did not have to go outside, but you do. It would be easier to give up. But you don’t. The hardship, the hunger, the thirst. The fear. You keep reminding yourself why you stay alive. Why you do this. Then you hear it. “Daddy you’re back.” You wife’s face lights up and you open a bag full of medical supplies. You need not tell her how you got them. You simply enjoy your small victory in this, the harshest of times. In the post-apocalyptic world, you must keep your family alive in your underground bunker in this deep strategy game from Unicube...
Sheltered is a post-apocalyptic disaster management game that gives a whole new meaning to the term “nuclear family”. Given a head-start over the billions lost in a nuclear holocaust, you must gather as many supplies as possible en route to the concrete underground shelter that will soon become your family home for the foreseeable dreary future.
With all hope lost, how will you cope in this bleak new world? How you handle the many moral choices you'll encounter on a daily basis could be the difference between your family surviving or dying. Combat claustrophobia, radiation and mental exhaustion as you cling desperately to life in the cramp, cold and scary underground shelter. You’ll have to leave the scant protection the shelter offers behind as you’re forced to venture outside into the dangerous desolate wasteland to scavenge for vital supplies which could ensure your families survival for just one more day.

Feature List


  • Family comes first: Keep your family alive and protect them from the ravages of the harsh post-apocalyptic world.
  • Make the shelter a home: Maintain your shelter - keep it secure, habitable and make sure that the family have enough resources to survive. Protect your shelter from hazards and infiltration!
  • Customisation: Your family is unique to you; you decide their gender, names and their appearance.
  • RPG mechanics: As your family develop, their stats will adapt with an evolving experience and trauma system. Attributes, strengths and weaknesses will dynamically change based on your choices.
  • Crafting system: Create comforts for your family’s shelter and weapons for combat.
  • Exploration: Send out your family to explore and gather resources for everyday living and crafting.
  • Recruitment system: Recruit outsiders with different personalities, integrate them into your shelter life and earn their loyalty.
  • Dynamic encounter system: Your family will encounter various threats including roaming factions and feral beasts.
  • Turn-based combat: For those that cannot be reasoned with, violence can be used as a last resort. Your family may depend on it.
  • Pets: Your pet is family too. Choose between the dog, cat, fish, snake or horse.
  • Vehicles: Make exploration quicker and safer.
Minimum Requirements
OS: Windows XP
Processor: Dual Core CPU
Memory: 1 GB RAM
Graphics: GeForce 7800, AMD HD 4600, Intel HD Graphics 3000 or above
DirectX: Version 9.0
Storage: 600 MB available space
Sound Card: Windows Compatible Card
Additional Notes: Note: In some instances, systems may require model specific drivers. If your system manufacturers no longer support hardware under this category, it may not be possible to run this title. Should this be the case, we are unable to assist you and recommend that you pursue support from your respective system manufacturer.
Minimum Requirements
OS: 10.8.5
Processor: Dual Core CPU or higher
Memory: 2 GB RAM
Graphics: Nvidia GeForce GT 330M, AMD Radeon HD 5750M, Intel HD Graphics 4000 or above
Storage: 700 MB available space
Minimum Requirements
OS: Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit / Ubuntu 14.04 32-bit or later
Processor: Dual Core CPU or higher
Memory: 2 GB RAM
Graphics: GeForce 7800, AMD HD 4600, Intel HD Graphics 3000 or above
Storage: 650 MB available space
  • Right now Sheltered is the most fun when you’re just starting out, and it gets less fun as you go along, but its developers are still working on the game and accepting feedback, so maybe they’ll adjust the difficulty and add some end-game content in their upcoming patches. Regardless, Sheltered is fun enough right now to be worth its budget price.

  • Pelit (Finland)

    Sheltered is a PC version of Bethesda's Fallout Shelter, which demonstrated, that maintaining your own bunker can be almost as fun as exploring the wasteland. Family-oriented game design fails to deliver solid content for lengthy gaming sessions, but in little bits and pieces surviving the apocalypse with the good ol' missus and kids is quite addicting. [June/July 2016]

  • Sheltered offers a solid experience that all fans of the genre will surely love. Unfortunately a certain repetitiveness in the difficulties to deal with, mortify the ambitions of a game that is still fun and challenging.

  • Sheltered's final version is not as good as we expected after playing the Early Access build, but this doesn't mean it isn't a good game. It could have been much better with some additional balancing.

  • Sheltered is a good little game that just becomes bogged down with all the little details.

  • Still, if you’ve got an itch for post-apocalyptic worlds and a need to try and see how well you’d do in surviving them, it’s a quality game that can be recommended. Just make sure to keep plenty of hinges handy.

  • Sheltered is unquestionably inspired by Fallout Shelter but it’s much more challenging and complex. It’s too complex for its own good and a lot is left to chance. It could also use more action.

  • Sheltered’s biggest letdown is the lack of any emotional hooks. It is pretty much a grindfest where even the darkest scenes and seeing people suffering will leave you cold.

  • Once the engaging atmosphere melts away, only a fairly boring, stereotypical and somehow broken game remains. There are plenty of more interesting survivals to play.

  • LEVEL (Czech Republic)

    If you're a) an apocalyptic junkie enjoying the real fallout shelter plans, b) someone excited by problems, such as getting rid of a corpse; Sheltered with its never-ending nonsense will enrage you rather than entertain. [Issue#263]

Sheltered
$14.99 $5.46
Title: Sheltered
Genre: Indie, RPG, Strategy
Released: 15 March 2016
Developer: Unicube, Team 17 Digital Ltd
Publisher: Team17 Digital Ltd
  • Single-player
  • Steam Achievements
  • Steam Cloud
  • Steam Trading Cards
  • Remote Play on TV
  • Steam Leaderboards
  • Full controller support
UI Audio Subs
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Portuguese - Brazil
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