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Boundless Review

By BwwDtt | 18 March 2020
Average: 1.5 (2 votes)

Boundless is a voxel sandbox MMO with a unique, vivid visual style.

  • Variable immersive gameplay
  • Detailed system of build and craft
  • Amazing, limitless open world
  • Player-driven economics

Boundless Gameplay

The central concept of Boundless is an exploration of procedurally-generated worlds. The core activity of this project is a creation, building and travelling; you can create portals to explore other planets, make Beacons to control land, and link them with other worlds. This game is entirely citizen-driven so that you can involve in various social activities: trading, world owning, guild cooperation, and moreover.

The most noticeable feature of Boundless is a variable completely flexible gameplay. You can create your unique path: immerse into the life of the universe and become a trader, a hunter, a builder, or wander around different planets. Still, it has no pre-built classes and professions so that any categories won't limit you.

The visual content of the Boundless is not very different from most of the sandbox games: it's released in the form of voxel objects combined with smoothly animated 3D models of characters. In this game, you can see numerous breeds of unusual animals that can be tamed, hunted, and used in combat. They live in entirely different environmental conditions: exotic beasts of all kinds inhabit all of the oceans, mountains, mines and deserts.

The core activities of Boundless are building and journeys across the universe. The first system is pretty simple, but still incredibly immersive. It's very close to Minecraft in terms of mechanics and experience; nevertheless, it has a different craft and much more comprehensive system of interaction with the game world. Long story short, you can use cubics of different materials to create various structures, but they don't have strict formes and ideal shapes. The walls of the buildings can range in thickness, mountain slopes have the visible angle, and structures have much more rounded forms than in other Minecraft-like games. Also, it has detailed, vivid graphics that make the universe of Boundless look unique.

In Boundless you can travel through different planets with the help of the portal system. As the developers of this game say, the portals are doorways that physically links different worlds. You can place them manually and connect your base with homes of other players, or make new paths and explore uninhabited planets. While you're far from home, you can protect it by installing a Beacon or owning a whole world. The beacons claim only a limited amount of blocks which can be enough to build a home or claim the resource of materials. At the same time, planet owning provides unlimited access to the whole territory of the world.

Moreover, travelling through the universe of Boundless, you can meet not only NPCs and mobs but also other players. This game provides the best opportunities for multiplayer gameplay and cooperation between single users. Just as many other sandboxes, Boundless uses the strategic mechanics as a basis for all systems: you can claim sources of loot and resources, obtain worlds and trade, so you will also have to think about other people. You can decide whether to find peaceful ways of cooperation or whether to fight with them for your profit.

Still, it's much more entertaining to play Boundless together: it has convenient multiplayer mechanics and well-balanced player-driven economics which positively influence on the quality of the gameplay. It's more comfortable and fast to develop your character with the help of friends or guildmates than to explore the worlds on your own.

Boundless System Requirements

Minimum Requirements

  • Memory: 4 GB RAM
  • Graphics Card: AMD Radeon R7 250
  • CPU: Intel Core i3-530 2.93 GHz
  • File Size: 5 GB
  • OS: Windows 7 (64-bit)

Recommended Requirements

  • Memory: 8 GB RAM
  • Graphics Card: AMD Radeon RX 480 4GB
  • CPU: Intel Core i5-3470 3,20 Ghz
  • File Size: 8 GB
  • OS: Windows 10 (64-bit)