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Atom RPG Review

By BwwDtt | 29 January 2021
Average: 6.5 (2 votes)

Atom RPG is a post-apocalyptic indie game developed and published by AtomTeam.

  • Interactive Turn-Based Combat
  • Wide Variety of Side Activities
  • Immersive Atmosphere of the Soviet Wasteland
  • Customizable Characters and Abilities

Atom RPG Gameplay

The storyline of Atom RPG follows an alternative scenario of the twentieth century. In this universe, the Soviet Union and the Western Bloc launch nuclear missiles only to destroy the civilization entirely. Only a few survivors left to wander the wilderness of the Soviet Wasteland and compete for the remaining resources, along with uncovering a shadowy conspiracy, directed at eliminating the remaining life on the planet.

The players begin to experience Atom RPG by creating their in-game avatars by selecting one out of many premade agents with unique perks. You have to scroll through a folder with numerous classified profiles to determine a character you like the most. After that, the game allows you to customize primary characteristics and additional skills. Core attributes include strength, endurance, dexterity, intellect, personality, attention and luck. Other traits feature a wide range of game aspects, such as martial arts, throwing weapons, speechcraft, barter pickpocketing and many others. These may affect available dialogue options, enemy factions and questlines, affecting possible outcomes of the storyline and various side activities.

Atom RPG also allows the players to continue customizing their characters during their adventures. Completing objectives and slaying enemies awards them with experience points, which increases their level and grants additional talent points. The skill tree allows you to improve different aspects of the gameplay, such as the character's physical strength or its accuracy while using ranged weapons. Some of the perks unlock additional dialogue options and other non-combat benefits. However, it is impossible to acquire all the skills, and the players should choose a direction to move through the talent tree to reach the farthest perks, which are the best in the game.

Atom RPG features an immersive storyline, in which the players get to take control of a secret agent, which is on a mission to restore the world to its pre-war state. You are deployed to the wastelands to uncover the fate of General Morozov, which has gone missing. The game starts with a few bandits attacking the protagonist and taking away all the loot and provision, and the character is left in the desert to survive. At that point, the players are free to roam the massive world of the game.

This tactical RPG provides the players with a straight-forward control system, and you can use a mouse for moving characters, and a keyboard for looking around. The combat is turn-based, and after initiating a battle, you can move around the grid, attack enemies and use special abilities. Some classes also have unique combat perks and skills, and some items may activate additional effects. Dying sends the players back to the title screen, but the players may save their progress at any time.

Atom RPG features an in-depth crafting system, and the players may collect various items throughout the wastelands to create better weapons, consumables and gear. The Tinkering skill determines the number of available recipes to the character, and you can also purchase most of the items on the list. However, another skill called Barter affects both buying and selling prices for most vendors. Atom RPG provides the players with in-depth customization, an immersive storyline, numerous side activities and easter eggs, and many other post-apocalyptic features to experience for all the lovers of the genre.

Atom RPG System Requirements

Minimum Requirements

  • Memory: 2 GB RAM
  • Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 260 / Radeon HD 4670 1GB / Intel HD 4600
  • CPU: Intel Core 2 Duo / AMD Phenom II
  • File Size: 10 GB available space
  • OS: Windows 64-bit (7 SP1/8/8.1/10)

Recommended Requirements

  • Memory: 8 GB RAM
  • Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660 / Radeon HD 7850
  • CPU: Intel Core i5 / AMD FX
  • File Size: 10 GB available space
  • OS: Windows 64-bit (7 SP1/8/8.1/10)