Earl isn’t sure exactly what happened, though. He also tells you about gross leech-like creatures that have infested everything and only come out at night. These beasties will munch down any crops you plant and try and suck up any power you have running.
The basis of I Am Future is crafting, exploring, and finding out your own backstory. Who is this bearded technology wizard? More of your story is revealed as you find more relics and technology infused with human consciousness.
There is also a fun cooking mechanic where you can combine ingredients to create recipes and fillet fish. Speaking of fish, you can fish in this game! This is another way to get food and occasionally some other resources that you may need.
It is easy early on to think you couldn’t ever need the amount of planks and metal you can gather, but you are wrong. Once you get to later buildings, you will need to use those resources in the resource printer to create new and different things.