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Tharsis is a tough strategy-simulation game where you must survive a doomed mission to Mars. You roll dice whose outcome can either help repair the ship or make things worse by injuring crew mates or causing further damage. The dice foreground the constant balancing of risk and survival that must be negotiated (and mitigated) if you are to survive.

Unfortunately, Tharsis is not available on Android, Xbox One, Xbox X|S or iOS. However, we recommend the following games that offer a similar experience or theme, and at a lower age rating:

DetailsGame Details

Release Date: 12/01/2016, updated in 2020

Out Now: Mac, PC, PS4 and Switch

Content Rating: PEGI 12

Skill Rating: 11+ year-olds

Players: 1

Genres: Battle, Simulation, Strategy (Puzzle and Traversal)

Accessibility: 20 features

Components: 2D Overhead, Dice and Grid

Developer: Totally Choice (@TotallyChoice)

Costs: Purchase cost

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