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Dawn of Man Armor Update Now Live

Dawn of Man

Madrunga Works have released the Armor Update for their prehistoric city builder, Dawn of Man.

The main focus of the update is the ability to craft armor from the new Armorer structure. You can craft leather armor in the Bronze Age, and iron armor in the Iron Age. Your warriors will automatically equip armor when you sound the alarm, and raiders will also wear armor starting in the Bronze Age.

The update also allows you to set rally points at gates, place gates in eight directions, and build walls in shallow water to use rivers and lakes as more effective natural defenses. You can read about all the changes here.

You can find a rundown of the game (via Steam) below:


Take control of a settlement of the first modern humans, guide them through the ages in their struggle for survival.

Dawn of Man is a survival/city-builder from the creators of Planetbase.

The game starts in the Stone Age, and takes you up to the Iron Age, spanning more than 10,000 years of human prehistory.

You will have to get your people to survive, expand and evolve, just like our ancestors, facing the challenges that the environment will throw at you.

Hunt
Animals were a vital source of food and resources for ancient humans. Use their meat to feed your people and their skin and bones to make clothing and craft the tools you will need to stay alive. Confront MammothsWoolly RhinosAncient BisonMegalocerosCave Lions and other species that roamed the earth at the time.

Gather
Collect a variety resources from the environment: fruit, berries, water, wood, flint, stone, ores. Use them to prepare food, to make tools and to build structures in your settlement.

Plan for harsh times
Fish is more abundant in spring, berries and fruit can be collected in summer and animals are easier to come by when it’s warm. When winter comes, make sure to have enough non-perishable food and warm clothing in order to survive.

Expand and fortify your settlement
Build more homes and facilities for your people, in order to expand your population. Construct fortifications and craft weapons, so you are ready for when the inevitable conflict comes.

Research Technologies
Each new discovery will make it easier for your settlement to be able to support larger populations, but will also bring new challenges: increased food demand, morale issues and more frequent raider attacks.

Build Megalithic Structures
Our ancestors were capable of incredible engineering feats: mine massive rocks from the environment, transport them using sledges and construct colossal stone structures.

Control Nature
Unlock farming technologies to grow your own vegetables, so you can feed large amounts of people. Domesticate animals to produce food, resources and provide increased muscle power.


Dawn of Man is available on Windows PC, and Mac (both via GOG, and Steam).

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