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My Time at Sandrock

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My Time at Sandrock
My Time at Sandrock cover
Pathea Games
PM Studios
Focus Entertainment
Unity 2021[Note 1]
Release dates
Windows November 2, 2023
Metacritic 83
OpenCritic 74
Monetization One-time game purchase
Microtransactions Cosmetic, Unlock
Modes Singleplayer, Multiplayer
Pacing Real-time
Perspectives Cinematic camera, Third-person
Controls Direct control, Menu-based
Genres RPG, Life sim
Sports Fishing
Art styles Stylized
Themes Post-apocalyptic
Series My Time
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My Time at Sandrock is a life sim with RPG elements developed by Pathea Games and published by PM Studios, DMM GAMES Limited, and Focus Entertainment. The game was Kickstarted on 22 November, 2020 for 524,770 USD by 9,915 backers, approximately 5 times more than its original 100,000 USD goal.[2][3]

The game had a demo exclusively available from 16 June to 22 June during the 2021 Steam Next Fest.[4] The game was released into private early access on 13 October 2021 for Kickstarter backers who had pledged 20 USD or more[5], with those who had pledged 30 USD or more gaining access to a more up-to-date version of the game.[6] The game was released into public early access on 25 May 2022.[7]

Pathea Games announced a planned multiplayer mode for the game on 25 May 2022, expected to release later that same year.[8] The closed alpha for the multiplayer mode ran from 5 August 2022 to 12 August 2022.[9][10] An open pre-alpha was available from 19 September 2022 to 26 September 2022.[11][12]

The game launched on 2 November 2023, multiplayer included.

General information

Developer Discord server Community Discussions Support Page
Steam Community Discussions


Source DRM Notes Keys OS
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Windows (unavailable)
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Deluxe Edition also available.

Version differences

The Deluxe Edition includes the base game, several exclusive DLC (Lil Gecko Pet Pack, Builder's Beach and Ball Clothing Pack, Super Furniture Pack) and the digital soundtrack.


Type Notes
One-time game purchase The game requires a one-time purchase to play.


Type Notes
Cosmetic The Deluxe Edition includes various cosmetic DLCs, which include clothing and furniture for the player.
Unlock The Deluxe Edition includes an exclusive pet.

DLC and expansion packs

Name Notes
Builder's Beach and Ball Clothing Pack Exclusive to the Deluxe Edition.
Pet Pack: Lil Gecko Exclusive to the Deluxe Edition.
Interior Decorator Pack Exclusive to the Deluxe Edition.
Far East Decorator Pack Exclusive to the Deluxe Edition.
Cute Critter Furniture Pack Exclusive to the Deluxe Edition.
Alienware Gift Free.

Game data

Configuration file(s) location

System Location
Steam <Steam-folder>\userdata\<user-id>\1084600\remote\KeyBind.cfg
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Pathea Games\My Time at Sandrock
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/1084600/pfx/[Note 2]

Save game data location

System Location
Steam <Steam-folder>\userdata\<user-id>\1084600\remote\*.save
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/1084600/pfx/[Note 2]

Save game cloud syncing


The game engine may allow for manual configuration of the game via its variables. See the Unity page for more details.


Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Camera controllers and Attack/Use Item, tool bar, mission tracking, and main menu buttons cannot be remapped.
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Camera sensitivity only; X and Y axis can be separately adjusted.
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
X axis can also be inverted.
Controller support
Full controller support
Controller remapping
Inventory and map buttons and movement controls cannot be remapped; confirmation button limited between two options.
Controller sensitivity
Camera sensitivity only; X and Y axis can be separately adjusted.
Controller Y-axis inversion
X axis can also be inverted.
Controller types
XInput-compatible controllers
Xbox button prompts
Impulse Trigger vibration
DualShock 4 controllers
DualShock button prompts
Light bar support
Connection modes Wired
Generic/other controllers
Button prompts
Additional information
Controller hotplugging
Haptic feedback
Simultaneous controller+KB/M
Steam Input
Steam Input API support
Hook input (legacy mode)
Official controller preset(s)
Steam Controller button prompts
Cursor detection


Audio settings.
Audio settings.

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost
Royalty free audio


Language UI Audio Sub Notes
Simplified Chinese
Traditional Chinese
Brazilian Portuguese


Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
Local play
LAN play
Online play
4 Co-op

Connection types

Issues unresolved

Official bug-reporting instructions

Other information


Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 11
Shader Model support 5
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes


Middleware Notes
Audio Wwise [22]
Interface InControl [23]

System requirements

Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 10
Processor (CPU) Intel Core i3-2100
AMD FX-6300
System memory (RAM) 8 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 50 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce GTX 760
AMD Radeon HD 7950
DirectX 11 compatible
A solid-state drive (SSD) is recommended.
A 64-bit operating system is required.


  1. Unity engine build: 2021.3.26f1[1]
  2. 2.0 2.1 File/folder structure within this directory reflects the path(s) listed for Windows and/or Steam game data (use Wine regedit to access Windows registry paths). Games with Steam Cloud support may store data in ~/.steam/steam/userdata/<user-id>/1084600/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (1084600) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.
  3. Incorrectly called Temporary Anti-Aliasing in-game.


  1. Verified by User:Expack3 on 2023-11-02
  2. Kickstarter - My Time at Sandrock - A Delightful New Adventure by Pathea Games - last accessed on 2022-05-22
  3. Kickstarter Project Update - Last 24 Hours To Go; Brand New Combat System in Sandrock - last accessed on 2022-05-22
  4. Kickstarted Project Update - Sandrock’s Story Demo Out Now! Begin your Sandrock story here! - last accessed on 2022-05-22
  5. Kickstarter Project Update - All EA Keys Now Delivered - last accessed on 2022-05-22
  6. Kickstarted Project Update - Update on Sandrock Early Access Date (Early Access Kickstarter backers, please read!) - last accessed on 2022-05-22
    "Due to the delay, we've decided to open up Closed Access to all Kickstarter Steam Key backers in October 2021, since you’ve been waiting for so long. This includes those who backed to get a game key but not at the Beta Access tier or above, namely the Early Bird or Digital Starter Pack tiers. The Beta Access players will be one build ahead to keep with the exclusivity."
  7. Steam Community Announcement - Sandrock Early Access is available now! - last accessed on 2022-05-26
  8. Steam Community Discussion - IMPORTANT: Multiplayer mode will be added later during Early Access! - last accessed on 2022-05-26
  9. Steam Community Announcement - Multiplayer Closed Alpha Playtest Live Now! - last accessed on 2022-08-30
  10. Steam Community Announcement - Multiplayer Alpha Playtest Ended. Thank You All For Playing! - last accessed on 2022-08-30
  11. Steam Community Announcement - Let's Play Together, Multiplayer Open Test Starts Now - last accessed on 2022-09-27
  12. [1] - last accessed on 2022-09-27
  13. EpicData - My Time at Sandrock - last accessed on 2022-05-22
  14. Verified by User:Zaphyre on 2022-06-04
    Tested on a 3440x1440 21:9 screen. Haven't tested other aspect ratios.
  15. Verified by User:Macgovern on 2023-11-05
    Tested by setting my 4K TV to use custom 2560x1080 and comparing the image between 16:9 and ultrawide.
  16. My Time at Sandrock Gameplay 4K 60FPS - last accessed on 2022-06-03
  17. Verified by User:Macgovern on 2023-11-05
  18. Verified by User:Expack3 on 2022-05-22
    Tested by comparing all Texture Quality settings with driver-forced AF on and off.
  19. Verified by User:Expack3 on 2022-05-22
    Tested by disabling in-game Vsync and framerate limiter.
  20. Verified by User:Macgovern on 2023-11-05
    Tested using Special K v. and ensuring Special K was not forcing its own HDR conversion/uplifting capabilities.
  21. Verified by User:Expack3 on 2022-05-22
    Tested using MSYS2 version of Linux file command.
  22. Verified by User:Expack3 on 2022-05-22
    Game utilizes Wwise based on its usage in the game's Player.log file.
  23. Verified by User:Expack3 on 2022-05-22
    InControlNative.dll found in game's Plugins\x86_64 folder.