How to Save Your Game Sons of the Forest?

Get here the information about how to save your game Sons of the Forest.

In Sons of the Forest, where death awaits at every turn, it’s essential to frequently save your progress. However, before doing so, you’ll need to engage in a brief building exercise.

If you’re new to Sons of the Forest, you might find it hard to save your game, especially if you haven’t played the first game. To save your progress, you need to build a shelter first, which might seem tough initially. But don’t worry! We’ll guide you through the whole process and explain how to save your game in this dangerous game where you’ll face many challenges like hunger, thirst, sickness, falls, and dangerous enemies. It’s essential to save your game often to survive in this game. Remember, you can’t save your game directly from the menu; you have to construct a shelter first. But it’s easy, and we’ll help you with that.

How to save your game Sons of the Forest by building a shelter?

To construct a shelter, you’ll require the following materials:

  • 1 reflective tarp
  • 1 stick

At the start of the game, when you scavenge the containers at the helicopter crash site, you’ll find a reflective tarp in one of them. After acquiring the tarp, search for a stick on the ground. Once you’ve descended to a lower altitude and left the snowy starter area, you’ll notice an abundance of sticks.

To build a shelter in Sons of the Forest, start by picking up a stick when you come across one. Then, press the “I” key to open your inventory and select or equip the tarp, which is located in the upper right-hand corner of the inventory screen. Hold the tarp in your hand and look for the outline of a square on the ground in front of you. Use the Q and R keys to rotate the square as needed. When you’ve found a suitable location, left-click to place the tarp on the ground.

Next, move close to one corner of the tarp until a white, dotted-line arrow pointing up appears. Left-click again to prop up that corner of the tarp with the stick you picked up earlier. Congratulations, you’ve just built a shelter! You can now save your game and sleep at the shelter by moving close to it and holding the “E” or “Z” key, respectively. You can also prop up the other corners of the shelter with additional sticks, but this is not necessary.

Once you’ve built a shelter, you can save your game anytime you’re near it, and it will appear on your GPS map as a house icon. To move the shelter, simply use your axe to smash the stick, and the tarp will fold itself up, allowing you to add it back to your inventory. This entire process takes only a moment, as demonstrated in the accompanying gif.

Also read: How to Assign Items to Hotkeys in Sons of The Forest?

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