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The Forest is described as 'As the lone survivor of a passenger jet crash, you find yourself in a mysterious forest battling to stay alive against a society of cannibalistic mutants. Build, explore, survive in this terrifying first person survival horror simulator' and is a Survival Game in the games category. There are five games similar to The Forest for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Steam, Mac, Linux and Android. The best alternative is 7 Days to Die. Other The Forest like games are Rust (Game), ARK:Survival Evolved, The Isle and Valheim.

The Forest alternatives are mainly Survival Games but may also be Open World Games or Crafting Games. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of The Forest.
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    7 Days to Die

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    In the year 2034 nuclear attacks have decimated the Earth and the remaining population is infected by an unknown virus. The infected die within 7 days and soon reanimate becoming blood-thirsty zombies. No one believed it; nobody expected it and nothing can stop it!

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    Rust (Game)

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    Rust is a multi-player, survival video game.

    ⚫︎ MultiplayerRust (Game) offers a game mode for more than one player.
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    Same genre,except the real threat is another person.

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    ARK:Survival Evolved

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    As a man or woman stranded naked, freezing and starving on the shores of a mysterious island called ARK, you must hunt, harvest resources, craft items, grow crops, research technologies, and build shelters to withstand the elements.

    ⚫︎ Player vs PlayerYou can compete against other real players in ARK:Survival Evolved.
    ⚫︎ MultiplayerARK:Survival Evolved offers a game mode for more than one player.
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    The Isle

    • Windows
    • Steam

    The Isle is intended to be a gritty, open-world survival horror game. Explore vast landscapes of dense forest and open plains, traverse treacherous mountains and wade through dark swamps where horrors lurk. Hidden within are ruins that hold insight as to what came before.

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    Valheim

    • Steam
    • Windows
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    A brutal exploration and survival game for 1-10 players, set in a procedurally-generated purgatory inspired by viking culture. Battle, build, and conquer your way to a saga worthy of Odin’s patronage!

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