PixARK Articles RSS Feed | GameSkinny.com PixARK RSS Feed on GameSkinny.com https://www.gameskinny.com/ en Launch Media Network We're Giving Away 5 Keys for PixARK on Steam https://www.gameskinny.com/32d1r/were-giving-away-5-keys-for-pixark-on-steam https://www.gameskinny.com/32d1r/were-giving-away-5-keys-for-pixark-on-steam Tue, 20 Aug 2019 16:19:24 -0400 GS_Staff

Just in time for the release of PixARK's Skyward DLC, we're putting on our builder boots and giving away 5 Steam keys to one of the cutest sandbox builders around.

If you love games like Minecraft, Dragon Quest Builders, and even Ark: Survival Evolved, you'll find something new to love here, too! Dinosaurs? Check. Gobs of craftable items? Check. Outrageous, quirky adventure? Check! 

To enter for your chance to win, all you have to do is use the nifty widget below!

Each action will give you a certain amount of entries, meaning the more actions you perform, the more entries you'll get, and the greater chance you have at winning.  

Please note that must be 18 years or older to enter

Any of the information provided below is only used to contact you in the event you are chosen as a winner. 

PixARK Giveaway

A free key to PixARK will also give you access to the recently-released free DLC, Skyward. Players will face off against a nefarious alien race dead set on removing every mineral from the world of PixARK

According to Snail Games, the DLC brings: 

  • Floating Island Map: A map spanning 10 distinctive island biomes, each featuring new creatures and cube types.

  • New Ruins: Players can take on special bosses, from Cobaltianian offers, Behemoth and the Ghost Dragon King to obtain special equipment and armor, or drop into Wyvern nests to hatch their own Wyvern. [There are also] fresh biomes and creatures, with new types of loot waiting to be obtained.

  • Summon Bone Creatures: Skeletal bone creatures and Fossil Cubes can be found throughout the new map. Players must defeat bone creatures or harvest Fossil Cubes to obtain Fossils. With enough fossils, explorers can venture to the Summoning Altar to summon their own tamable Bone Creatures. 

  • TEK Technology Engrams: Players can now infuse engrams with TEK technology to create advanced mechanized items, including new swords, guns, grenades, shields, armour, saddles and other useful materials.

When We’ll Announce the Winner:

There will be 5 PixARK Steam keys given away and the winners will be announced August 28, 2019 before 5 p.m. EDT. The contest closes on Tuesday, August 27 at 11:59 p.m EDT. That's less than a week away: Good luck, everyone!

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GameSkinny Weekend Download: Diablo DLC, Call of Duty, PS5 Details, Dauntless, More https://www.gameskinny.com/5f5is/gameskinny-weekend-download-diablo-dlc-call-of-duty-ps5-details-dauntless-more https://www.gameskinny.com/5f5is/gameskinny-weekend-download-diablo-dlc-call-of-duty-ps5-details-dauntless-more Sat, 08 Jun 2019 09:00:01 -0400 GS_Staff

This week, GoG released some old, but new Diablo DLC, Sony unveiled some new details on the PlayStation 5, we learned that the new Call of Duty would have crossplay, and the hammer is bad-ass in Dauntless

We also took a look at Stadia, including its release date, price, and games. Netflix is making a show based on Magic: The Gathering. Shenmue 3 got delayed again, and there's a lot more. 

Sit back. Relax. Enjoy. It's the weekend. What else are you gonna' do? Play video games? 

News

  • GOG Adds Hellfire Expansion To Original Diablo
    The unofficial Hellfire expansion is now available for the base Diablo game for GOG users. Read more

  • Call of Duty Modern Warfare Crossplay Clarified, Will Be Similar to Fortnite
    Call of Duty Modern Warfare crossplay will, indeed, see PC, PS4, and Xbox One take aim at one another. But players won't have to worry about mouse and keyboard being better than a controller. Read more

  • PlayStation CEO Talks Cross-Generational Play, More PS5 Details
    Jim Ryan shares several new details about the next-gen PlayStation, including crossplay and a few tech specs. Read more

  • Shenmue 3 Delayed Three Months for "Refinement"
    The long-awaited RPG now has a new release date to make room for what the creator and developer are calling refinements. Read more

  • Netflix Developing Magic: The Gathering Series
    Avengers: Endgame directors Anthony and Joe Russo are overseeing the upcoming animated series. Read more

  • Google Stadia Presentation Reveals Stadia Pro, Dozens of Games
    Google Stadia's looking to launch with a healthy library and a subscription service. Read more

  • Listen to Almost Every Final Fantasy Soundtrack On Spotify and Apple Music
    Pining for almost every single FF soundtrack in one place? Apple and Spotify heard your cries and now host more than 100 hours worth of Final Fantasy music. Read more

  • Dragon Quest Walk Coming to Android and iOS
    Dragon Quest Walk implements Pokemon GO style gameplay with more traditional RPG elements for an experience that it seems only Japanese players will get to enjoy. Read more

  • Dragon Quest XII in Development, But Still a Ways Off
    Dragon Quest Walk looks great, but Dragon Quest XII being confirmed is pretty exciting. Read more

  • Malkavian Clan Steps Out of the Coffin in Vampire: The Masquerade — Bloodlines 2
    The final clan included in the launch version of Vampire: Masquerade — Bloodlines 2 has been released. Read more

  • Microsoft Reveals Deals Unlocked for E3 Week, New XB1S Fortnite Bundle
    Microsoft enters the E3 sale fray with a brand-new special edition Xbox One S bundle and plenty of deals on games, gaming rigs, and more. Read more

  • Sony Opens Early Access for New PS4 Party Features
    Your PS4 Party is about to get a whole lot bigger (eventually), plus Sony's bringing some new accessibility features to its Party Chat system. Read more

  • June's Pokemon Direct Introduces Gen VIII Pokemon, Wild Area, Dynamaxing
    From new legendaries Zathian and Zamazenta, to the huge, open Wild Area, Raid Battles, the return of Gym battles, and more, today's Pokemon Direct was packed full of info. Read more

  • Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night Creator Still Interested in Castlevania
    Koji Igarashi told Gematsu that he would be open to more Castlevania games in the future. Read more

  • New Darksiders Entry To Go Top Down, ARPG Route
    Focusing on Strife, the side entry Darksiders: Genesis moves away from the franchise's previous style to offer up a classic Diablo style. Read more

  • Set Sail On Your Table With Sea of Thieves Roleplaying Game
    Sea of Thieves is receiving a tabletop RPG version with a box set, or a PDF rules set for those who want to play now. Read more

  • ARK: Survival Evolved Mod Contest Roars to Life With $35,000 Prize Pool
    The fourth ARK Modding Contest has started with $35,000 in prizes up for grabs. Read more

  • Cuphead Coming to Tesla Vehicles After Deal Between Automaker and Studio MDHR
    The acclaimed cartoon run-and-gun game Cuphead will be coming to select Tesla vehicle models in the future through a partnership with Studio MDHR. Read more

  • Report Projects Video Games Industry to Hit $179 Billion By 2024
    The Global Video Game Market is forecasted to grow through 2024 with advancements in technology and product development. Read more

  • Intellivision Amico To Debut Behind Closed Doors at E3 2019
    Intellivision CEO Tommy Tallarico has announced in a newsletter that their upcoming Micro-console the Amico will debut behind closed doors at E3 2019. Read more

  • Latest Vambrace: Cold Soul Update Gives Players New Game+, More
    Update 1.06 brings character buffs and New Game+ to Vambrace: Cold Soul. Read more

  • Slime Rancher to Get Glitches — On Purpose
    Slime Rancher's next update introduces new slimes to catch, new gadgets, and first paid DLC. Read more

  • Long Lost Press Kit for Vib Ribbon Discovered by Online Artist "Ribbon Black"
    Online artist "Ribbon Black" has discovered a long-lost press kit release of the PS1 classic Vib Ribbon, unearthing a trove of previously unreleased information. Read more

  • THQ Nordic Announces SpongeBob SquarePants: Battle for Bikini Bottom - Rehydrated
    THQ Nordic has made real its promises to remake the licensed Nickelodeon game classic. Read more

  • Grandia HD Collection and Remaster Finally Coming Soon to Switch and PC
    The Grandia and Grandia II remakes are getting a release date in the near future, giving a new generation the chance to play these cult classic RPGs. Read more

  • Subnautica Below Zero Update Adds Double-O Spy Penglings, New Biomes, Teleportation
    Subnautica Below Zero's Spy Pengling Update expands the world of Planet 4546B. Read more

  • Playtonic Announces Yooka-Laylee and the Impossible Lair
    Playtonic's dynamic duo is coming back for more in a brand-new Yooka-Laylee sequel that isn't afraid to shake the formula up a bit. Read more

  • Pathologic 2's Difficulty Sliders Arrive — And They Work Both Ways
    Don't want to constantly manage your hunger and thirst, or prefer an even more unforgiving experience? Thanks to the difficulty sliders, you can now play this game any way you please! Read more

  • Vambrace: Cold Soul Original Soundtrack Now Available
    Jam out to the tunes of Delearch and Icenaire while on the go. Read more

  • Fallout 76 To See Major Combat Changes Later This Month
    Major overhauls are due later this month to drastically change the speed and flow of combat in Fallout 76. Read more

  • Atlus Repeats Persona 5: Royal Isn't Coming to the Switch — Yet
    Persona 5: Royal isn't coming to the Switch, says Atlus one more time. Only this time, it's in an official FAQ — an FAQ that also continues to offer hope it might come to the Switch after all. Read more

Reviews

  • Cooking Simulator Review: Good Eats
    The simple fact that Cooking Simulator does what it says on the label makes it a must-have for anyone who loves cooking as much as they love gaming. Read more

  • GameSir GM300 Mouse Review: Surprisingly Good & Customizable
    The GM300 is a customizable ambidextrous mouse that might be budget, but it sure as hell isn't cheap. Read more

  • HyperX Cloud Stinger Wireless Review: A Solid Wireless Offering
    The Cloud Stinger Wireless might be twice as much as the wired model, but it's one of the best wireless gaming headsets under $100. Read more

  • Trover Saves the Universe PC Review: A Veritable Riot in VR
    A surprisingly entertaining platformer smothered in Roiland-brand humor. Trover Save the Universe is a title well worth playing whether you have a VR headset or not. Read more

  • Hyperkin Looks to Fill the N64 Mini Void with New Retron Console
    It's looking like the N64 mini won't be a thing after all, but Hyperkin is stepping up to fill that gap with a new N64 emulator console. Read more.

Culture

  • Barotrauma Impressions: Unique Roleplaying in An Unforgiving Ocean
    Barotrauma has its issues, but you'll be hard-pressed to find another multiplayer roleplaying game as tense and engaging. Read more

  • MtG: 15 Best Modern Horizons Cards for Limited
    Get your drafting to the next level during the Modern Horizons limited events with the help of these 15 best cards from the newest MtG set. Read more

  • MtG: 15 Most Expensive Modern Horizons Cards
    Feel the need to invest into Modern Horizons singles? Here is a list of the 15 most promising MtG cards from the newest Modern set. Read more

  • Code Vein Network Test Impressions: Does It Suck?
    The Network Test for Code Vein has revealed a bit more about the game. Is it worth staking your life on, or is it like getting blood from a stone? Read more.  

  • 5 Things Shantae 5 Needs to Push the Series Forward
    With Shantae 5 officially on the horizon, and hype for the series gradually growing, let's list off a few things that fans may want to see in the newest installment. Read more

Guides

  • Dauntless Guide: How to Get Light's Virtue
    Learn how to obtain Light's Virtue by hunting Rezakiri in Dauntless, as well as which utility cells to use with it. Read more

  • How to Get the Godhand Exotic War Pike in Dauntless
    Looking for a way to craft the Godhand? Here is a complete list of all reagents required for the Rezakiri weapon in Dauntless. Read more

  • How to Stagger Behemoths in Dauntless
    While other weapons in Dauntless can inflict stagger damage, the hammer is your best friend. Read more

  • Warhammer Chaosbane Blessing Guide: How Gem Combinations Work
    Not quite sure what all those different colored gems do or how to link them together? We walk you through every stop of the Chaosbane blessing mechanic! Read more

  • Warhammer Chaosbane Build Guide — Konrad Vollen Chaos 5 Viable Build
    Not quite sure how to build the imperial soldier to take on bosses in the hardest difficulty levels? We show you two Chaos 5 viable builds focused on area fire attacks or ranged damage! Read more

  • How to Make Smooth Stone in Minecraft
    How to get Smooth Stone to get your Blast Furnace up and running! Read more

  • How to Tame and Breed Cats in Minecraft
    How to tame and breed cats in Minecraft. Fill those villages, adventurers! Read more

  • How to Find Treasure Chests in Minecraft
    Here are all possible locations in Minecraft that generate treasure chests with loot. Read more

  • How to Tame Gargoyle in PixARK
    Having trouble taming Gargoyle in PixARK? Here's a simple step-by-step guide to help you out. Read more

Check back next weekend for another roundup of news, reviews, guides, and features. 

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How to Tame Gargoyle in PixARK https://www.gameskinny.com/rtllv/how-to-tame-gargoyle-in-pixark https://www.gameskinny.com/rtllv/how-to-tame-gargoyle-in-pixark Fri, 07 Jun 2019 09:30:00 -0400 Sergey_3847

PixARK offers a tremendous number of creatures and dinosaur species to tame. One of the best early creatures that can be tamed is the Gargoyle. But in order to tame such a strong beast, you need to follow a certain strategy.

If you just started playing PixARK and are looking for a way to tame a Gargoyle, then follow our step-by-step guide below.

Step 1: Tame Pteranodon

Before going out for the Gargoyle, it would be a good idea to tame a Pteranodon. This flying dinosaur will allow you to not only get to the Magic Forest, a biome which Gargoyles inhabit, but also escape the angry Gargoyle the first time it sees you.

When you reach Level 15, you will get the chance to craft a bow and basic arrows, which is really the only type of weapon that can knock out an extremely cautious Pteranodon.

As soon as a Pteranodon drops to the ground, you can tame it by feeding it either cooked or raw meat.

Step 2: Tame Gargoyle

Now you can use the Pteranodon to go to the Magic Forest. But before that, be sure to craft sleepy arrows for your bow.

Fly over the hills and search for stone Gargoyle statues looking over the magic valleys.

You can use your bow and arrows to shoot a statue, which will force it to wake up and start chasing you.

Gargoyles are pretty slow on their own, so you can easily run away from it on your Pteranodon. When you reach a safe distance, you can shoot a Gargoyle with your sleepy arrows until it drops to the ground.

Lastly, use raw or cooked meat to tame it, and you will have one of the fastest and strongest creatures in PixARK at your service.

For other PixARK guides, check out the links below:

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GameSkinny Weekend Download: New Call of Duty, Death Stranding, Dauntless, and More https://www.gameskinny.com/zgfw3/gameskinny-weekend-download-new-call-of-duty-death-stranding-dauntless-and-more https://www.gameskinny.com/zgfw3/gameskinny-weekend-download-new-call-of-duty-death-stranding-dauntless-and-more Sat, 01 Jun 2019 11:07:17 -0400 GS_Staff

Weekend Download is back, and this week we have a ton of reviews, some brand-new guides, and a lot of news. 

From the next Call of Duty to PSVR, Dauntless and Pokemon, Death Stranding, Super Smash, PixARK, and more, we've rounded up everything we've published in the past week. 

Sit back. Relax. Enjoy. It's the weekend. What else are you gonna' do? Play video games? 

News

  • Call of Duty Modern Warfare Revealed, Releases in October
    This year's Call of Duty will be a soft reboot of the series, and it will feature crossplay at launch. Read more

  • Call of Duty Modern Warfare Won't Have Zombies, Will Have "Realistic Feeling World"
    Leaning more on realism, Activision confirms that Modern Warfare won't have Zombies Mode. Read more

  • Death Stranding Releasing November 8, Pre-order and Edition Bonuses Revealed
    The more we see of Death Stranding, the more intriguing it gets. Release date, pre-order bonuses, and editions announced. Read more

  • Cadence of Hyrule Might Launch on the Switch Very Soon
    Cadence of Hyrule doesn't have much time left in May if it's going to stick to its rumored May release date. Could this week be the one? Read more

  • Dauntless Surges Past 6 Million Players In Less Than A Week
    The new co-op RPG passed a significant milestone and more than doubled its player base, thanks in large part to cross-platform play. Read more

  • Pokemon Press Conference and Pokemon Direct Announced
    Pokemon Press Conference announces for tomorrow, and Pokemon Sword and Shield Direct scheduled for June 5. Read more

  • Pokemon Press Conference Reveals New Games, Hardware, and More On The Way
    From a Detective Pikachu sequel to a new line of professional clothing and more, there's a lot of Pokemon on the way in the coming year. Read more

  • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Might Get the Labo VR Treatment Soon
    The same source suggests new Amiibo functionality could be coming to the game as well, giving the pint-sized fighters something to do other than sitting on your shelf. Read more

  • Labo VR Support Added to Super Smash Bros. Ultimate — But It's Limited
    Smash Bros. Ultimate does, indeed, have VR, added with its latest update. Here's how it works and what stages are compatible with it. Read more

  • Days of Play Returns in June With Special Edition PS4, Discounted Games
    2019's Days of Play offers a limited edition PS4 system and plenty of discounts to jazz up the month of June. Read more

  • Xbox Game Pass Coming to PC, Separate from XB1 Version
    Xbox's Phil Spencer also shared some details about working to bring Xbox Game Studio titles to other storefronts in the future. Read more

  • Mordhau Sells 60,000 Copies In One Day
    Mordhau quickly smashes into the top-selling games on Steam just one day after launch. Read more

  • New PSVR to Launch After PlayStation 5
    The PS5 won't launch directly with a new VR headset, but the second gen of PSVR is currently well into development. Read more

  • Overwatch Anniversary Brings Skins, New Features to the Arena
    Overwatch's third anniversary brings a plethora of new content to the game. Read more

  • Pathologic 2 To Add Difficulty Slider In New Update
    A difficulty slider is slated to arrive in an impending Pathologic 2 patch to broaden the appeal toward a larger player base. Read more

  • Roguelike Vambrace: Cold Soul Available Now
    Rougelike game Vambrace: Cold Soul launches on Steam and Goof Old Games. Read more

  • The Elder Scrolls Heads to Tables Everywhere with Call to Arms
    The Elder Scrolls: Call to Arms brings the franchise to the table. Read more

  • Fire Emblem: Three Houses Preview Covers Plot, Provides New Details
    From a corrupt church to a casual meal between friends, Fire Emblem: Three Houses will provide a boatload of content while still remaining true to its FE roots. Read more

  • Vambrace: Cold Soul's First Update Reduces Difficulty
    The first update for Vambrace: Cold Soul is live, bringing various changes to the game. Read more

  • Rocket League and Mortal Kombat 11 Join the Summer Arena Clash
    Rocket League and Mortal Kombat 11 are added into the lineup for Arena Clash Summer 2019 by Belong Gaming Arenas. Read more

  • At Last, Digimon Survive Gets New Info in Game Dev Diary
    Digimon Survive's producers open up about the game's place in the franchise and some key features player can expect when it launches...whenever that may be. Read more

Reviews

  • American Fugitive Review: Life on the Lam
    American Fugitive is a love letter to the original Grand Theft Auto games. Can this throwback steal our hearts? Find out here. Read more

  • Vambrace Cold Soul Review: What If Darkest Dungeon Was Harder And A JRPG?
    If you don't mind being actively abused and tortured for hours on end, Vambrace can become extremely addicting for fans of either Darkest Dungeon or classic SNES RPGs. Read more

  • Atelier Lulua: The Scion of Arland Review — Cozy Crafting
    It's more of the same Atelier, but it also takes the best from its predecessors to synthesize a fun and customizable adventure. Read more

  • Draugen Review: Draggin' Through a Beautiful World
    Draugen begins as a fascinating narrative-adventure game set in a gorgeous world. It's a shame that it struggles to maintain its momentum. Read more

  • Pixark Guide: Leveling Tips and Tricks
    Here are all the tips and tricks that you will ever need to level up really fast from Level 1 to 80 in PixARK. Read more

  • Blood & Truth Review — Live An Action Crime Drama In VR
    Blood & Truth is the full action blockbuster experience, with a few limitations to keep in mind. Read more

  • Lapis X Labyrinth Review: Fevered Tedium
    Lapis X Labyrinth has a lot of flash that just gobbles away any substance it might have had. Read more

  • Team Sonic Racing Review: Really, You Gotta Go Fast
    Team Sonic Racing is closer to a 3D Sonic game to a kart racer, and I love it. Sonic Heroes Racing, anyone? Read more

  • PixARK Review: What if Minecraft and ARK Had a Baby
    PixARK is a gorgeous-looking game that mainly caters to casual players that are already familiar with Minecraft and ARK: Survival Evolved. Read more

  • Void Bastards Review: Rewarding Wit and Experimentation
    Void Bastards is a roguelite shooter that encourages experimentation and smart thinking in outer space, and it mostly works to great effect. Read more

  • Five Nights at Freddy's VR: Help Wanted — FNAF Meets Playroom VR
    The jump scares are more visceral in VR, and you get some nifty new mini games, although all the same weaknesses from the main series are still here with Help Wanted. Read more

  • Warhammer Chaosbane Review - Slaughtering Chaos Cults For Fun And Profit
    While there are some noticeable limitations compared to other games in the genre, Chaosbane is a worthy addition to the ARPG realm for Warhammer fans. Read more

  • SpellForce 3: Soul Harvest Review — Galaxy Brain
    Packed with content, SpellForce 3: Soul Harvest is a must-play RPG-RTS hybrid... if you don't mind multitasking. Read more

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    While it might not have everything we'd expect in a modern gaming-first keyboard, GameSir's GK300 is a surprisingly worthwhile choice, especially at the price. Read more

Culture

  • Let The ARPG Wars Begin: Warhammer Chaosbane vs. Other ARPGs
    While the broad strokes are familiar, Chaosbane diverges sharply from the standard ARPG in several ways, from skill choices to character customization. Read more

  • The Top 20 Minecraft 1.14.2 Seeds for June 2019
    In this month's selection of top Minecraft seeds, you'll be dealing with some unusual settlements and well-hidden pillager posts. Read more

  • Free RPG Day 2019 Guide: What to Get and Where to Get It
    New products will up for grabs totally free this June for Pathfinder, the Witcher RPG, Dungeon Crawl Classics, Modern Age, Kids On Bikes, and many more! Read more

  • Why Stardew Valley is King of the Farming Games
    If you're looking for the best farming game out there right now, there are certainly a lot to choose from and several top contenders. The one that stands above them all, though, is Stardew Valley, and here's why. Read more

Guides

  • Dauntless Orb Farming Guide
    In this guide you will learn how to farm orbs from the perspectives of both beginner and advanced players in Dauntless. Read more

  • Dauntless All Scales Farming Guide
    Here is a complete list of all behemoth scales in Dauntless, and methods describing on how to farm them effectively. Read more

  • Dauntless Ostian Repeaters Build Guide
    You've crafted the Ostian Repeaters, but what's next? Here's a quick look at some builds to aim for. Read more

  • Dauntless Guide: How to Use Ostian Repeaters for Maximum Damage
    The Ostian Repeaters get a lot of unfair criticism because they aren't as simple as they seem. Make sure you're dealing maximum damage and helping your team with this handy guide. Read more

  • Vambrace: Cold Soul Guide To Not Dying
    Can't seem to make it past the first few maps of this devastatingly hard RPG? We show you the best way to put together a part, navigate rooms, and use healing skills to survive! Read more

  • PixARK Farming Guide: Growing, Irrigating, and Harvesting
    Can't figure out how farming works in PixARK? Here's a simple step-by-step guide that will show you how to grow, irrigate, and harvest your crops. Read more

  • Splitgate: Advanced Warfare Weapons Tier List
    Fancy playing Splitgate: Advanced Warfare? These are the weapons worth risking your life to pick up. Read more

  • Layers of Fear 2 Guide: How To Earn All Three Alternate Endings
    Layers of Fear 2 offers three distinct endings. Need help earning the one you like or seeing them all? This guide will direct you to each finale. Read more

  • Layers of Fear 2: The Perfect Storm Achievement/Trophy Guide
    Looking to solve one of Layers of Fear 2's first optional puzzles and unlock The Perfect Storm achievement or trophy? We've got your guide right here! Read more

Check back next weekend for another roundup of news, reviews, guides, and features. 

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PixARK Review: What if Minecraft and ARK Had a Baby https://www.gameskinny.com/jcbvr/pixark-review-what-if-minecraft-and-ark-had-a-baby https://www.gameskinny.com/jcbvr/pixark-review-what-if-minecraft-and-ark-had-a-baby Thu, 30 May 2019 10:01:58 -0400 Sergey_3847

The first time you try PixARK you can't really comprehend if this game is trying to be more like Minecraft or actually more like ARK: Survival Evolved.

On one hand, there are a lot of pure RPG elements, such as character stats, leveling, and quests. But on the other hand, you have to do all the stuff you need to do in Minecraft, such as collecting resources, building houses, and harvesting crops on your farms.

Visually, PixARK leans more towards Minecraft, but the blocks are smoother and more colorful. And this is not the first time we see someone adopt Voxel graphics in a game, the world of which consists of breakable blocks.

However, the best part about PixARK is that it has much lower system requirements than ARK: Survival Evolved. So in this regard, it allows players to play the game even on a casual laptop.

In any case, if you're wondering what this game is all about, then keep on reading our review below.

World Full of Dinos

The first question mentioned above, whether PixARK is more like Minecraft or ARK has a simple answer: It's both! Together these two sources of inspiration created a world with over a hundred dinosaur species roaming several different biomes, and your job as a player is to survive in this kind of environment.

At times it can be hard, but as soon as you adapt to most of the mechanics PixARK can really start growing on you. Of course, you will find already familiar gameplay elements of both Minecraft and ARK here, so you need to be familiar with at least one of them, or you may find the Voxel world of PixARK too confusing.

But even small kids can play the game and enjoy it pretty much on the same level as more mature players, since everything looks like a cartoon, and even the most dangerous kinds of dinos aren't that scary.

Most of the animals look really cute, despite being able to hurt your character. But if you manage to tame them, then these funny creatures will serve you well and let you explore the giant open world around you.

PixARK can be played either in a casual way or you could take on quests that involve hunting and taming creatures, crafting and building, etc. Again, if you've played either Minecraft or ARK, then you will find all this way too familiar, albeit some of the mechanics may differ slightly.

Gameplay Mechanics

It is important to understand that PixARK requires a lot of free time, just like Minecraft and ARK. Just imagine that each type of building requires different types of materials. You will have to craft floors, walls, and ceilings, that each consist of various blocks. The construction process also requires a lot of precision, or you'll end up with a very fragile building.

Soon after building your first house you gain access to better resources that allow you to build much stronger structures. Fortunately, you don’t have to destroy an old house and build a new one, because individual blocks can be replaced.

Leveling is just as important since it affects your crafting and taming abilities. Taming creatures is probably one of the most important mechanics in PixARK. All the different species live in various biomes, but you can only tame certain creatures when you achieve a specific level. In addition to different types of dinosaurs and unusual creatures, there are also more familiar animals like pandas and crocodiles. But dinosaurs are the best for taming, since they are more powerful.

PixARK can be played either in single player or multiplayer modes. The maximum number of players is 100, but experience shows that servers run much better with around 50 people at most. Otherwise, you risk running into network lags and glitches. Administrators can set their own servers and focus either on PvP or PvE.

Lastly, if you like playing in Minecraft's creative mode, then you will find PixARK's similar mode enticing. It includes all the necessary tools for creation, but many parameters need to be programmed manually, which can take some time.

Pros:

  • Shiny, smooth Voxel graphics
  • Huge open world
  • Cute dinosaur models
  • Low system requirements

Cons:

  • Offers nothing new
  • Requires some optimization

The developers really tried to add a proper sense of character development to PixARK. But this game feels more like an ordinary sandbox rather than an RPG, so this kind of approach seems out of place.

And even if you look at PixARK as an RPG game, then it simply lacks depth. Even the quest system is optional, and frankly, there is no real need for quests to begin with.

Virtually every action, whether crafting or hunting creatures, will grant you XP. Then, you can distribute them across your stats, and there are no limits to what you can do.

In this regard, PixARK solves the problem of arbitrary RPG elements, but otherwise, just enjoy it for what it is a cute survival sandbox game full of dinosaurs.

[Note: A copy of PixARK was provided by Snail Games USA for the purpose of this review.]

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PixARK Farming Guide: Growing, Irrigating, and Harvesting https://www.gameskinny.com/x5p8d/pixark-farming-guide-growing-irrigating-and-harvesting https://www.gameskinny.com/x5p8d/pixark-farming-guide-growing-irrigating-and-harvesting Wed, 29 May 2019 09:37:27 -0400 Sergey_3847

Farming crops and other plants in PixARK can get rather problematic if one doesn't have a clear idea of what they need to do. It is especially important to get this task right from the very beginning, or you may spend many hours figuring out the processes of growing, irrigating, and harvesting your seeds.

All you need to do to avoid this, though, is follow our quick step-by-step guide below for fast and efficient farming in PixARK.

Step 1: Gather Seeds

The first, and most obvious, step is to gather the seeds of the crop or plant that you want to farm.

The most effective way to gather seeds is to tame one of the following two dinosaurs:

  • Parasaur
  • Triceratops

Simply run through bushes and plants with your dino and the seeds will be automatically added to your stash.

Step 2: Set Up a Farming Plot

In order to plant and grow your seeds, you need to set aside a plot of land for your farm. The best location for your plot is near a source of water.

This is needed for a water irrigation system, which requires a Water Intake Pipe, which can irrigate up to a three-block radius.

This means that you need to remove the foundation of 6x6 blocks and replace it with soil or dirt blocks.

Step 3: Set Up an Irrigation System

Your seeds won't grow without an irrigation system, so here's what you need to do :

  1. Craft a Water Intake Pipe and a Water Tap
  2. Put the Water Intake near the source of water
  3. Put the Water Tap in the center of your plot
  4. Connect the Water Intake and the Water Tap with pipes

This simple installation will keep your seeds watered at all times.

Step 4: Harvest Your Crops

Finally, you can put your seeds into one of your free active slots, and then put the seeds into blocks of soil.

You will notice that your crops will start growing immediately. This method can be applied to all types of plants and trees in PixARK, except those seeds that require ice blocks instead of soil blocks for growing.

When your crops are ready to be harvested, you can use Parasaur to harvest the crops or use Triceratops to harvest seeds.

For other PixARK guides, check out the links below:

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Pixark Guide: Leveling Tips and Tricks https://www.gameskinny.com/3kypo/pixark-guide-leveling-tips-and-tricks https://www.gameskinny.com/3kypo/pixark-guide-leveling-tips-and-tricks Tue, 28 May 2019 10:09:47 -0400 Sergey_3847

PixARK has just left the Early Access stage, and it is now available on PC and consoles. This joint project of Snail Games and Wildcard Studios has proven to be immensely successful, as it allows players to explore the world dominated by dinosaurs in a fresh new way.

If you have just started playing PixARK, then you have probably noticed that it is really easy to level up in the early stages of the game, but it gets more difficult as the time goes by.

However, there is a neat strategy that can help you level up really fast from Level 1 to 80, if you follow the tips and tricks provided below.

Levels 1-5

In the very beginning, the best strategy would be to simply pick up Thatch and berries that grow almost everywhere.

This simple action will let you level up really quickly to Level 6, which is when you get your first engram.

Levels 5-15

Use your first engram to craft a Spear. As you first weapon it will allow you to hunt animals that will get you enough XP to reach Level 15.

The easiest animal to kill is Phiomia. It can be found almost anywhere since the only thing it does is eat all day long. It can't protect itself, so you will get a  ton of XP by simply poking it with your spear.

Levels 15-25

At this stage, you can finally craft a bow, one of the most valuable weapons in PixARK. Also, craft some good arrows, such as Stone and Poison arrows to make your hunting even more effective.

The one creature that will give you the biggest amount of XP at this stage is Pteranodon. It's a very careful animal, so killing it with your bow is the only chance to get it. Try to aim at its head for the maximum damage.

Levels 25-40

At this point, you can start crafting Magic Sleepy arrows for your bow and tame a Pteranodon. You will need one to get to the Magic Forest area.

There look out for a Stone Gargoyle, which usually rests on the top of the hills. Put one to sleep using the magic arrows and tame it using pieces of meat.

A tamed Gargoyle is not only super efficient when it comes to quickly traversing the map, but it also has an incredibly strong punch, which will allow you to kill almost any other creature inhabiting the biomes.

Levels 40-60

You can use Gargoyle for a rather long time and even stick with it up to Level 60, but if you get bored of it, then you can travel to Desert and tame Argentavis.

The taming method is similar to Gargoyle, using your Magic Sleepy arrows and meat. You will notice immediately that Argentavis is not as fast as Gargoyle, but it is more powerful.

Levels 60-70

As soon as you reach Level 60 you need to return to the Magic Forest and attempt to tame a Gryphon.

Once again, the method of taming is similar to that of Gargoyle and Argentavis.

Once you have a Gryphon tamed, take it to the Golden Realm area and use it to hunt and tame a T-Rex. The Gryphon has enough punch to knockout T-Rex, which is the only way to tame such a beast.

Levels 70-80

Finally, you can take your own personal T-Rex and travel to the most dangerous biome in PixARK: the Doom Lands.

You can literally kill any creature with T-Rex that is capable of dealing over 2,000 points of damage in one punch. So keep doing this as long as you need and your leveling plan will reach the maximum in almost no time.

For other PixARK guides, check out the links below:

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Snail Games' PixARK To Release This May https://www.gameskinny.com/z1oj2/snail-games-pixark-to-release-this-may https://www.gameskinny.com/z1oj2/snail-games-pixark-to-release-this-may Wed, 24 Apr 2019 13:49:49 -0400 QuintLyn

On May 31, Snail Games will release its voxel-based sandbox survival game PixARK upon the world, bringing it to Steam, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch. The game, which is a voxel take on the ARK survival games takes players to a world filled with great variety, from the landscape to the creatures that inhabit it. 

In order to survive in PixARK, players must tame the creatures and the land, craft everything they need, and build a nice safe base in which to reside. The game offers players an infinite amount of maps and procedurally generated quests. The game provides even more variety by allowing players to team up and form a tribe, unless they'd rather go it alone.

As with most voxel-based games, players can build almost anything they want. They'll gather materials and craft everything from tools -- both technological and magical -- to giant fortresses. In their spare time, players can explore, delving into undiscovered areas.

A big focus of PixARK will be taming animals. Players won't be just killing them in standard online quest fashion, but actually capturing and making them your allies. They'll even be able to ride some of these creatures, including dragons and dinosaurs.

Currently, PixARK is available on PC as an Early Access game. This means that while the game hasn't officially launched, those willing to risk playing a game that's still being developed have been able to get a bit of a head start. Thanks to that, those looking to pick up PixARK at launch will have a good bit of information on the game -- including a large selection of guides right here on GameSkinny.

For those who haven't yet grabbed the game and don't want to wait to grab it on PC, PixARK can still be purchased as an Early Access offering for $24.99. This price may change a bit once the game officially releases.

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PixARK Console Commands Guide https://www.gameskinny.com/cq97y/pixark-console-commands-guide https://www.gameskinny.com/cq97y/pixark-console-commands-guide Wed, 04 Apr 2018 13:24:42 -0400 Sergey_3847

If you play Minecraft and/or ARK: Survival Evolved, then you ought to try out the latest title from Snail Games -- PixARK. It's a sandbox game with elements of building, crafting, harvesting, and other survival activities -- all combined with dinosaur hunting.

The game is now available on Steam, and you can make the gameplay easier for yourself by using some of the available console commands. Follow our quick guide below for the single-player cheat commands in PixARK.

All Single-Player Console Commands in PixARK

soaring above the pixelated terrain in PixARK

In order to activate console commands in PixARK, you need to press the TAB button, and then type in the following commands:

  • r.shadowquality 0 -- Turn off shadows
  • r.bloomquality 0 -- Turn off bloom
  • r.lightshafts 0 -- Turn off lightshafts
  • sg.EffectsQuality 0 -- Turn off effects
  • stat Unit -- Show overall frame time, game thread, rendering thread, and GPU times
  • stat FPS 1 -- Enable the fps overlay
  • stat FPS 0 -- Disable the fps overlay
  • setres -- Set the desired resolution (e.g., setres 1920x1080)

In order to activate cheat commands in PixARK, press the "~" button and enter the "enablecheats [your password]" command (e.g., enablecheats 123). Come up with any password you want, and then you can start using the following commands:

  • cheat god -- Enable god mode
  • cheat fly -- Enable flying
  • cheat walk -- Deactivate flying
  • cheat giveitemnum [item #] [quanity] 1 0 -- Add an item to your game from 000 to 1336 (e.g., cheat giveitemnum 052 3 1 0)
  • cheat addexperience [value] 0 0 -- Add a certain amount of XP to your game (e.g., cheat addexperience 500 0 0)
  • cheat teleport [X Y Z] -- Teleport to coordinates X Y Z (e.g., cheat teleport 100 50 100)
  • cheat setplayerpos [X Y Z] -- Alternative teleportation to coordinates
  • cheat slomo 5 -- Increase the speed of movement
  • cheat slomo 1 -- Revert to normal speed
  • cheat playersonly -- Freeze all processes except players
  • cheat ghost -- Walk through walls and other objects
  • cheat infinitestats -- Add infinite stats
  • cheat destroyallenemies -- Destroy all enemies
  • cheat enemyinvisible true -- Enable invisible mode
  • cheat enemyinvisible false -- Disable invisible mode
  • cheat destroymytarget -- Destroy target
  • cheat forcetame -- Tame a dinosaur
  • cheat forceplayertojointargettribe [player ID] -- Force any player to join the target tribe by using their player ID (e.g., cheat forceplayertojointargettribe 012345678)
  • cheat settimeofday [timestring] -- Change the time of day (e.g., cheat settimeofday 12:00)
  • cheat saveworld -- Save the current world state

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That is all for the console commands guide, and for other PixARK guides at GameSkinny, check out the the links below:

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PixARK Guide - How to Tame a Pegasus and a Fairy Dragon https://www.gameskinny.com/64y72/pixark-guide-how-to-tame-a-pegasus-and-a-fairy-dragon https://www.gameskinny.com/64y72/pixark-guide-how-to-tame-a-pegasus-and-a-fairy-dragon Wed, 04 Apr 2018 13:15:16 -0400 Autumn Fish

PixARK has some truly incredible tamable creatures. Among them are the elusive Pegasus and Fairy Dragon, both of which have their own quirks that really help with surviving in this dangerous land.

The Pegasus is a special Magic Creature that can be tamed early and doesn't require a saddle to be ridden. The Fairy Dragon, on the other hand, comes with a neat shield ability and has decent mobility, making it a great flying scout mount to have once you're at a high enough level to craft a saddle.

Neither of these are especially easy to tame, however. Not only do they require unconventional taming methods as Magic Creatures, but since they both fly and have a Passive temperament, they're rather difficult to actually corner for the Knockout. That's why we've put together this guide to help you tame a Pegasus and a Fairy Dragon of your own.

Without further ado, let's jump in!

How to Tame a Pegasus and a Fairy Dragon in PixARK

Both the Fairy Dragon and the Pegasus spawn in and around the Golden Realm biome (the location pictured in the header). It's a pretty dangerous place, so tread with caution. The creatures you're looking to tame are Passive, so they won't attack you, but you need to defend yourself from the creatures that will.

They're both Knockout Tames, so be sure to bring a Bow or Crossbow with plenty of Magic Sleepy Arrows. It won't take too many Magic Sleepy Arrows to knock either of them out, but they will fly away when hit, making it hard to keep up with them on foot. It's recommended that you either have a flying mount that you can fire your bow on or some way to trap it.

PixARK Guide How to Tame a Pegasus and a Fairy Dragon

It's near-impossible to lead these creatures where you want them, so the best trap you can hope for is a cave or a good crevice in a mountain or something like that. Once you shoot your target, you should have a few extra seconds to get off another shot or two, as it'll take awhile to take off running. Since Magic Sleepy Arrows build up Torpor instantly, you're not wasting ammo by rapid-firing them at the creature, unlike with normal Sleepy Arrows.

Once the Pegasus or Fairy Dragon is Unconscious, plop some Magic Berries from the Magic Forest in their inventory and wait for the Taming bar to fill. If the Unconscious meter gets too low, make sure to use Narcoberries or Sleepy Potions on the creature to keep them knocked out until they're fully tamed. For more tips, be sure to check out our full Taming Guide.

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Have you found any easier ways of cornering a Pegasus or a Fairy Dragon? Be sure to let us know in the comments below!

For more help taming other creatures or finding elusive resources, be sure to check out the rest of our PixARK guides.

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PixARK Guide - Getting Started with Magic https://www.gameskinny.com/w3db6/pixark-guide-getting-started-with-magic https://www.gameskinny.com/w3db6/pixark-guide-getting-started-with-magic Thu, 05 Apr 2018 13:31:53 -0400 Autumn Fish

One thing that makes PixARK stand apart from its predecessor, ARK: Survival Evolved, is the Magic Skill system. As fantastical as ARK is, it has always kept a sense of realism about it. However, this game throws that out the window in the hopes of having its own sense of identity.

Thankfully, the Magic system isn't just shoehorned into the game to make it more interesting, but actually plays a rather integral role in the gameplay, especially as you begin to get into the mid-to-later levels. If you want to get the most out of your time in PixARK, you have to dip into the Magic Skill system at some point.

There's a lot to understand about Magic in this game, so we'll go over the basics first before diving into all the different things that you can do with it. Let's get started!

The Basics of Magic in PixARK

There are two major components to Magic in this game: Magic Creatures and the Magic Skill Tree.

Magic Creatures specifically set themselves apart from Normal Creatures for a couple of reasons. For starters, they cannot be Knockout Tamed in the same way that other creatures can since they need Magic Sleepy Arrows before their Torpor will be affected. (For more on that, be sure to check out our Taming Guide.)

Additionally, Magic Creatures drop special items that you can't get anywhere else. In particular, they drop Primary Magic Cores. If you're lucky, they may even drop a variety of Magic Stones. When you face off against stronger Magic Creatures, you'll even find that they won't take damage from regular weapons or tools, and can only be hurt by magic. So as you can see, it's important to make the distinction between Magical Creatures and regular ones when dealing with wildlife in PixARK.

The Magic Skill, on the other hand, is actually less of a skill and more of a crafting tree. There are several magical feats you can perform, but you're going to need to craft the tools for them first. And for that, you'll need the proper crafting stations and materials.

a tower emanates red light in the distance as seen from the Magic Forest in PixARK

Of course you can't just craft magical tools with any regular old materials. You need to venture out to magical lands such as the Magic Forest to gather things like Mageweave Bark or Magic Fiber, in addition to slaying Magic Creatures for their drops. Then you can use those materials in conjunction with a variety of magical crafting stations, such as the Magic Workbench, Alchemy Stove, Inscription Book, and Crucible, in order to craft all manner of magical items.

Making Magic with the Magic Workbench

The Magic Workbench is the main crafting station for the Magic Skill. With it, you can craft everything from saddles for Magic Creatures to magic building blocks and furniture to wands, magic combat gear, and magical base defense. While some of this stuff is self-explanatory, the wands, combat gear, and base defense are really unique and deserve a highlight.

Wands and the Alchemy Stove

Wands are interesting tools that can be used to accomplish a couple of different tasks. There are two different types of wands in this game: gathering wands and offensive wands.

Gathering wands like the Wood Wand, Shining Wand, and Bone Wand are capable of gathering resources like Elemental Magic Stones, while also housing the capability of basic ranged attacks. The Shining Wand and Bone Wand are even capable of collecting two Magic Stones per block, so they're well worth having around even after you have a pick that can mine them.

a character rides on a red creature with blonde hair while another engages in battle in PixARK

Offensive wands like the Apprentice Wand and Master Wand, on the other hand, have the ability to cast Elemental Magic and unleash devastating attacks on unsuspecting enemies. However, in order to cast spells, they require ammunition in the form of Magic Stone Essence, which is created from Magic Stones using the Alchemy Stove.

Magic Combat Gear

The combat gear that you can craft from the Magic Skill is pretty unique and will prove useful throughout the rest of the game. Aside from the nice magic garbs you can craft, there's a neat Ice Spear, a solid Ice Shield, and a plethora of Elemental Ammo types you can craft.

The Ice Spear is essentially just a spear that's really powerful. The Ice Shield, on the other hand, has the ability to not only block normal attacks but also to protect against magic attacks, making it extremely useful whenever going up against creatures that cast spells.

There's also all sorts of Elemental Ammo you can craft for your bows and rifles that grant all manner of elemental effects when fired. For example, Ice Ammo will slow targets down, and Fire Ammo will create miniature explosions for decent area of effect damage. They're really useful and actually act as a decent alternative to wands.

Magical Base Defense

There are two kinds of base defense that come from the Magic Skill tree: the Elemental Magic Shield and the Thunder Totem.

a well-decorated room full of vibrant colors and a comfy bed in PixARK

The Elemental Magic Shield is a special barrier that, when active, prevents any and all destruction of blocks within the protected area -- even from yourself. However, it requires rare Dark Magic Stones to keep active, so it's a good idea to save the barrier for times of War.

The Thunder Totem, on the other hand, is a sort of magical turret. It hits enemies that enter its range with bolts of lightning, dealing moderate damage. They can be picked up and replaced without demolishing them, and several can even be put down around your base -- given you have the materials to build them -- but you need to be at least level 60 before the Engram even unlocks.

Summoning with the Inscription Book

The Inscription Book allows you to create pages that summon Magical Creatures like Skeletons and Zombies to defend you. They aren't incredibly powerful, but you can summon as many creatures as you have pages. They mostly do their own thing and don't respond to your command, but they're unique and definitely worth having around for clutch situations.

Brewing Potions with the Crucible

A Magic Skill system simply wouldn't be complete without potions, and the Crucible will help you with just that. There are a slew of different kinds of potions you can brew, from recovery potions to potions that grant insane player buffs.

aiming down the sights at a two-headed creature standing by some lava in PixARK

There are Health and Vigor Potions that recover your Health and Stamina respectively. There are potions that temporarily buff the player's stats, like Melee Damage, Max Carry Load, Item Crafting Speed and Efficiency, Swimming Ability and Oxygen Consumption, and even Movement Speed. There's even a potion that will temporarily turn the player into a Werewolf, if that's your style. Whether or not you're actually into Magic, you can't honestly deny how useful these potions are.

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And that about covers all of the unique things Magic in PixARK can accomplish. Keep in mind that everything listed here is based entirely on an early build of the game from around the time Early Access started, so this is all subject to change as the developers at Snail Games fine-tune the experience.

For more help with finding elusive resources, taming creatures, and using console commands, be sure to check out the rest of our PixARK guides.

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PixARK Easy Copper Mining https://www.gameskinny.com/u29bv/pixark-easy-copper-mining https://www.gameskinny.com/u29bv/pixark-easy-copper-mining Mon, 02 Apr 2018 16:00:49 -0400 Ty Arthur

After the absolute eternity that the original ARK: Survival Evolved spent in Early Access prior to full release, now you can enjoy paying for the privilege of alpha testing the pixel version as well!

Exactly what it sounds like, PixARK is the Minecraft version of ARK, and it will see your blocky avatar harvesting resources like copper to craft new types of tools and equipment. Because of the random nature of resource spawns in different biomes, just finding large amounts of copper can be a whole adventure on its own if you want that copper pickaxe.

Below, we cover everything you need to know to mine copper quickly in PixARK and get started building new tools. Wondering how to tame different kinds of creatures instead? Check out our full guide to taming any PixARK dino over here.

A copper cube being mined from a minecraft-like terrain in PixARK Mining some copper cubes in PixARK (thanks to Mexsus for the screenshot)

Where to Find Copper in PixARK

Copper is frequently found by digging down beneath the surface in absolutely any biome, but it spawns randomly in various sizes and at different block depths.

You may get lucky and find a bunch of copper segments immediately, while digging down just five or six blocks, and at other times, you may have to dig extremely deep tunnels in several locations before finding a copper vein.

Your best bet is to mine in different directions instead of just going straight down, as you are more likely to come across various types of ore if you mine out in cascading branches. The deeper you go, the more likely it is that ore types will start to spawn, so keep heading further down. If you don't find anything after digging in a few different directions, leave and head to a different area to try again. Hills and mountains in particular seem to be good spots for digging copper.

Digging isn't always the best option, though. In some cases you can actually find copper blocks above ground, especially in the bamboo biome with the pandas.

If you search from the air on a flying dino, you will eventually see large clearings filled with stone blocks instead of bamboo, and these often have big deposits of copper right on the top layer, with no need to actually dig down anywhere. If you carve out the pieces of stone around the copper, you will typically find even more copper deposits just a block beneath the surface.

Finally, copper ingots can also be found by raiding hidden ruins, especially in the standard green grass biomes that tend to have lots of coyotes.

a blue, blocky dinosaur flying above exposed copper in PixARK Finding copper veins on the ground

PixARK Copper Cheat

Of course, like with regular ARK, you can always pull up the command console and cheat your way to tamed beasts and large stockpiles of resources just by spawning them in directly.

Just hit the Tab key to bring up the console command screen, and then enter the appropriate item code. The command to spawn copper is cheat giveitemnum 44 1 0 0

Just replace the "1" in the line with however many units of copper you want to automatically spawn, from 2 to 99. Be sure to leave the number 44 in there, as that is the specific item ID number for copper ore.

With the command typed correctly, hit Enter to spawn all the copper ore you could possibly need! You can do this over and over to get large quantities very quickly.

a pickaxe on the right side of the screen, some copper ore in the middle, and a health pack on the top left in PixARK Enjoy all your shiny new copper ore!

Have you found any other reliable copper ore mining locations? Let us know in the comments and we'll get them added to the article.

If you need more help with resource gathering, dino taming, or console commands cheats, check out our full list of PixARK guides here.

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PixARK Guide -- How to Tame Any Creature https://www.gameskinny.com/090l5/pixark-guide-how-to-tame-any-creature https://www.gameskinny.com/090l5/pixark-guide-how-to-tame-any-creature Sat, 31 Mar 2018 19:10:45 -0400 Autumn Fish

Much like its predecessor, ARK: Survival Evolved, PixARK is a survival sandbox game about building up from nothing and taming dinosaurs and other mystical creatures to help you along the way. Taming works a little bit differently in this game, however, considering that there are a slew of new kinds of creatures (did someone say Pegasus?) and several new tools at your disposal.

For starters, anything you tame only stays tame for three days in real-time. So you can expect to find yourself taming a lot. Because of this, figuring out the best ways to tame different types of creatures is integral, especially if you hope to hold your own when PvP turns on during Wartime.

To that end, we've put together this comprehensive guide to help you learn how to tame any creature in PixARK. Not only will we go over both Passive Taming and Knockout Taming, but we'll also touch on what you need to tame each creature in the most effective way possible.

Let's dive in!

How to Tame Any Creature in PixARK

The first step in any taming venture is to make sure you're prepared to tame whatever it is you're going for. This means that you need to gather the necessary food and materials required to tame it as well as determine whether the creature is a Passive Tame or Knockout Tame.

Herbivores will eat berries that you pick up from bushes in the wilds. Anything that's not a Narcoberry or Stimberry will work, but Mejoberries are their favorite and they will tame quicker if you use those.

A panda walks through a bamboo forest in Pixark

Carnivores, on the other hand, need meat. Both raw and cooked meat will work, though raw meat will expedite the process a bit. If you want to get really picky, Raw Thigh Meat is the best food you can feed a carnivore, but those only come from creatures that are about the size of a Stegosaurus or larger. It rots incredibly quickly, so don't expect to be stockpiling a whole bunch at the beginning of the game. Just get what you can.

Next, in order to determine whether a creature is a Passive Tame or Knockout Tame, you simply use your Dino Scanner to examine them and quickly find out -- no wiki required! Once you discover whether you're doing a Passive or Knockout Tame, you can finally wrap up preparations and move onto actually taming the beast.

Passive Taming

If you're passive taming, you already have everything you need as soon as you gather the food. Simply put the meat or berries in the last slot of the hotbar, walk up to the creature you're taming, and press the interact key in order to feed them. You'll see a little taming bar go up to indicate that its working. After a short wait, you can feed them again. Repeat this process until the bar is full and you receive the prompt to name your new friend.

a player in black clothes rides a raptor as another player passively tames a large animal in the background

Keep in mind, however, that you can't Passive Tame anything from the get-go. Many of PixARK's passive creatures actually have a level requirement that you have to reach before you can tame them. If you are not the required level or above, then you're not going to be able to tame them. Remember that while you're searching for potential creatures to tame.

Knockout Taming

A bit more preparation is required to complete a knockout tame in PixARK. On top of food, you need two extra things: something to knockout the creature with, and something to keep them knocked out.

There are a few ways you can knockout creatures. You can use a Wooden Stick, a Slingshot, a Bow or Crossbow with Sleepy Arrows, or a Longneck Rifle with Sleepy Darts.

If you're going for a Magical Creature, you must use Magic Sleepy Arrows. Normal Sleepy Arrows won't work on Magical Creatures, nor will Magic Sleepy Arrows work on other creatures.

Magic Sleepy Arrows require some unconventional materials that you may not be familiar with. Particularly, Magic Berries and MageWeave Bark. Coincidentally, these are both found in the Magic Forest from berry bushes and trees respectively. Be prepared if you plan to venture into the Magic Forest because creatures found there are pretty dangerous, especially to new players.

Player holds a blue and orange rifle while aiming at two animals they want to knockout tame near lava in PixArk

Once you have something to knock out creatures with, you need to make sure you're able to keep them unconscious or the tame will fail and you'll have to start over from scratch. You can use either Narcoberries or Sleepy Potions to accomplish this.

Narcoberries are found from regular berry bushes, while Sleepy Potions are crafted at either a Mortar and Pestle or a Crucible.

In order to make Sleepy Potions, you need Narcoberries and Carrion. You can get Carrion by simply allowing your meat to rot. Since Sleepy Potions are so easy to make and far more effective than Narcoberries, it's highly recommended that you use them in order to keep the creatures you're taming unconscious for longer.

Once you have everything, you're finally prepared for a proper Knockout Tame. However, there is an extra bit of setup that you can do in order to make certain that the process goes a bit smoother.

Most creatures will flee when their Torpor gets high -- in other words, when you're close to knocking them out. Because of that, it's important to build a trap for them so that they can't get away. You can accomplish this by either digging a hole about 4 blocks deep or by building a sort of makeshift coral.

An animal purple from narcotics stands in a forest waiting to be tamed in PixArk

Since most creatures can't get through one-block-wide spaces, a good way to build a corral is to build a bunch of 4-to-5-block-high dirt pillars in a circle with one space in between each one. Add a few staircases to the outside of the coral in order to help guide creatures into the trap after you've drawn their ire.

Once the creature is trapped, start hitting it with Torpor-inducing weapons and ammunition until it's knocked out. Once unconscious walk up to the creature and open their inventory, putting in their favorite food alongside some Narcoberries or Sleepy Potions. It will eat the food you give it automatically, slowly filling the Taming meter.

At the same time, however, the Unconscious meter will slowly deplete and the creature will wake up if it gets too low. In order to prevent that, you have to go into the creature's inventory, select the Narcoberries or Sleepy Potions, and hit Remote Use Item in order to recover some of the Unconscious bar.

You must stay nearby the creature and continue to do this until they are fully tamed, least you risk letting them wake up and losing all of your progress. You'll also need to defend it from any potential threats, so make sure you knock down the stairs to your corral and be certain nothing kills your tame-in-progress.

A large brachiosaurus with a large saddle on its back walks through farmland in Pixark

Once the taming bar is filled, you'll be prompted to name your new friend. If it's ridable, you can then work on crafting a saddle for it to round out your new tame.

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And with that, you know how to tame any kind of creature in this pixely dinosaur adventure. If you need more help in this magical new ARK world, be sure to check out the rest of our PixARK guides.

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