That scene almost makes you forget how the game is actually about the world ending in an infinite winter.

This is Echo of the Wilds. Apart from making a strong argument for the legitimacy of pixel art-based graphics for games made in the twenty-first century, on the surface, it focuses on surviving, resource gathering, and exploration in the wilderness. The really, really good-looking (and randomized!) wilderness. Look:

As you can see, there's quite a bit of mystery thrown in there for good measure.

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There's a demo over at the game's website, where you can also buy the full version—or, if you're looking to support the developer in another way, there's a newly-created Greenlight project to vote on.

Echo of the Wilds [Steam Greenlight]

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