"welcome to my world"
A group of people is trapped in a technological complex on an island in Rio de Janeiro in the year 2147. They must survive a malicious artificial intelligence system while fighting dinosaurs, hacked robots, and their own prejudices.
DINO HAZARD ® is a cyberpunk RPG with both Metroidvania elements and retro atmosphere.
Explore a vast island with distinct ecosystems and creatures. Mandatory grinding is not essential, but players can enjoy fast-paced strategic combat focused on character traits. Gameplay possibilities expand as you restore the facilities.
You play as a very distinct group of characters that need to overcome their differences to defeat a common enemy. You must administrate their skills to restore facilities before it is too late. Discover who is the malicious antagonist and escape its traps and puzzles to survive.
A nostalgic atmosphere with an original plot.
Explore the secrets of a beautiful living 16-bit world.
A turn-based battle system with 7 unique playable characters.
Customize characters with an array of weapons and armor.
Different areas of the island present distinct ecologies.
Hundreds of different beasts for battle (including dinosaurs).
The game had scientist consultants to help build animals and flora accurately.
Expanding gameplay functionalities as you restore each complex of the island.
Gradually updating gameplay with the fishing system, crafting, capture and domesticate system.
Mission-focused story with great pacing and intense climaxes.
Explore an open world and play as you wish. Do you prefer developing a career as a hunter, a scavenger, or a conservationist?
NOW ON STEAM EARLY ACCESS
Hi. I'm Tito Aureliano.
I am the creator, creative director, and only permanent employee of the BONE COLLECTORS studio and the Dino Hazard® franchise.
Fortunately, I count on the support of several talented artists and designers in my projects, as well as the consultancy of scientist Prof. Dr.Aline Ghilardi.
I am a scientist specialized in the study of dinosaur fossils. In addition to research activities, I also work on the popularization of science in multimedia, including game development.
If you want to contact me, you can hit me on Twitter (@tito_aureliano) or by email at aureliano.tito[at]gmail.com.
DINO HAZARD ® is a cyberpunk RPG with both Metroidvania elements and retro atmosphere. You play as a very distinct group of characters that need to overcome their differences to defeat a common enemy.
You must administrate their skills to restore facilities before it is too late. Discover who is the malicious antagonist and escape its traps and puzzles to survive.
It is an intense, very personal, multi-layered narrative that aims to break down several barriers and prejudices, with a touch of science education. It is a story that values female, Afro-Brazilian, and neurodiverse characters, reverting prejudices that the media makes about Latin Americans.
about bone collectors
BONE COLLECTORS is a one-man indie game development and film studio based in Natal, Brazil. It started as a science blog created by Dr. Aline Ghilardi back in 2010 and became a studio when Tito Aureliano joined in. Tito is the current director of the studio. Our objective is to disseminate science and little-known cultures, always valuing minorities and diversity.
DINO HAZARD ® is the studio's debut video game project and is in Early Access on Steam. The game is set to complete the development of the game by the end of 2021.
trailers & gameplay videos
art and design by Felipe Elias
posters and cover art
Artist: Gregory Ferreira
“A respectful RPG. Beautiful art. Amazing music. A nice thrilling story. ”, Grindingcast
“Jurassic Park meets Dino Crisis meets Metroidvania - an old school RPG on a dinosaur-filled island.
What happens next? ”, BestinSlot
“This game has a pretty neat pixel art and setup (...) It deserves a spot for thinking outside of the box.”, Best Indie Games