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Create your own civilization that will stand the test of time.
Play Arrival: Village Kasike as the character 'Naniki', a woman far
away from home and now the Kasike (chief) of a new tropical island
village. Lead wisely and build a prosperous community in balance
with "Atabei" (Mother Earth). But plan carefully lest a hurricane
destroy all you have built . . . and your hungry villagers despair
and leave your village. The challenge is yours: rise up and become
a great Kasike!
Meet the Taino people. The Taino were the original inhabitants
of the Caribbean in the days before the conquistadors. Having
"discovered" Columbus, the Taino and their thriving civilization
introduced Europeans to rubber, hammocks, barbecues, and the word
"hurricane". In Arrival: Village Kasike, a historically based, real
time strategy sim, you'll be able to step back in time, and learn
of the Taino ways. If you guide Naniki well, you will build a
large, vibrant Taino community that retains its proper "nakan"
With a lush 3-D world, realistic buildings, farms and tools at
your disposal, and a community to take charge of, Arrival: Village
Kasike allows you to experience a piece of forgotten history and to
control all of the action.
Arrival: Village Kasike At A Glance
Arrival: Village Kasike is a unique game about the Taino people of
the Caribbean prior to European settlements; featuring engaging
gameplay, rich with cultural history.
your island, gathering resources for your village and establishing
your community by building huts, farms, canoes, and spiritual
carvings called cemis.
Experience the life of a Kasike (chief) through detailed 3D
artwork, lush soundscapes and authentic music that immerse the
player in a genuine Caribbean setting.