From the developers of Deep Town, Sandship is a factory management game set in a post-apocalyptic sci-fi universe. You control the last remaining sandship: a gigantic, artificially intelligent mega-factory, which roams across the endless deserts of a far-away planet. Noranti One was a highly advanced civilization. After an accident forced your sandship into hibernation, it awoke in a world of ruins. Join us on a journey to rediscover forgotten technologies, forge a better tomorrow through crafting and trade, and fight a vicious cult hellbent on your destruction. Unlock the secrets of this cryptic land onboard your incredible sandship.

Design futuristic factories from the ground up in this free to play adventure. Place devices like synthesizers, chemical mixers, and ice guns in your sandship factory. The more devices you have, the greater your automated productivity. Connect those devices with conveyor belts to craft a wide variety of materials, from copper wires and combustion engines to ancient technology utilizing the mythic power of the overwell. Upgrade your sandship and add bigger factories to get the space you’ll need to produce more complex items. Trade the incredible stuff you make to earn credits, XP and get old crates filled with scientific research from the distant past. This ancient knowledge gives your sandship new abilities, becoming stronger, smarter, and more powerful than she’s been in a long, long time.

Your engineering mentor is Harvey, a tenacious one-eyed cyborg who needs your help to reconnect with his past. Harvey will show you the ropes of sandship engineering as you build and maintain more complex factories on a desert journey. Are you ready to voyage through a mysterious alien desert with many obstacles in your path? The planet is inhabited by an unusual assortment of robots and aliens. Some are friendly and astounded by your sandship. Others are hostile and want to see your sandship destroyed, but you’re not sure why. Complete quests to meet new characters, uncover ancient civilizations, hear campfire stories and learn how this once industrious world crumbled in the distant past.

There’s so much to discover on-board a sandship. Solve factory floor puzzles, then create your own to share with other players. Get creative in the sandbox to try out new setups without using any resources. Build an enigmatic underwell to mine precious resources, but be prepared to defend against hordes of extraterrestrial enemies to collect them. New features and places to explore are added continuously. The universe of Sandship is constantly expanding.


Engineered for Fun:

Free to Play
Design a futuristic assembly line for automated crafting
Produce everything from simple items to otherworldly technology
Place more devices to create increasingly complex materials
Trade what you make for credits, XP, and crates containing ancient knowledge
Upgrade your sandship’s size to mythic proportions
Maximize your credits to buy buildings, devices, and decorations
Develop holographic blueprints to get creative with your setups
Solve factory floor puzzles and share your own

Explore the World:

Help Harvey, your cyborg engineering mentor, reconnect with his past
Complete quests to earn rewards and assist the colorful inhabitants of Noranti One
Adventure through a strange planet inhabited by aliens and robots
Uncover lost civilizations and learn their secret histories
Defend your sandship against hordes of extraterrestrial enemies

What’s New

Version 0.4.10

PATCH 0.4.10
- Bugfixes
- Level cap increased to 20
- New Grower device, grow unlimited algae using water and the power of suns
- It is now possible to convert algae into oil under immense pressures
- Oil processing, Plastic production, and much more!
- Inks & Pigments can now be made!
- Printing tiles & pixel art madness to ensure your factory is most unique!
- Countless Bug fixes & optimization

Ratings and Reviews

4.6 out of 5
3.1K Ratings

3.1K Ratings

Robodex001 ,

New Update Edit

Love the story and the factory building, is satisfying and interesting. Unfortunately several bugs are INCREDIBLY frustrating, namely the inability to complete contracts (as they sometimes get stuck), and the level 4 underwell pit expands the space inside but doesn’t let you place any more structures, making it impossible to gain everstone with the higher enemy spawns. The in transit and storage menus are too small on the phone and it’s difficult/near impossible to scroll or drag resources around. Without these few issues this game would easily be 5 stars, I’ve been playing a long time and you’ve got a great thing going. Keep up the work devs! You made a great product, it just needs some love.

Edit: The newest update is fantastic. Splitting up individual storage limits for each resource was a great idea, though it does mean you have to spend credits to increase those individual caps. However, being able to drag the transit and storage box out and maximize it to see each of the mentioned resource storage caps makes it so much easier to see what you have. It also seems as if the contract bugs have been fixed! There are still some minor crashing and optimization issues, but I love that you guys are still working so hard on this game. I’ve updated my rating to 5 stars.

RYNO2023 ,


This is the best mobile game I’ve played this year. The art is perfect and the story line leaves you with room to do your own thing. You can personalize your factory and design it however you want. There’s no one telling you exactly how to do it except in the tutorial to get you started but even that can change. The one thing that I would say was annoying was in the tutorial it required you to make steel plates, but then asked for iron rods and when I went to make those, I didn’t have enough iron ore. Iron ore is required to make the machines that make iron ore so I had to completely delete the iron plate machine to make it iron ore. Then, I had to disconnect the iron ore to reconnect the iron plates when I had enough iron ore to build its own machine. Other than this small problem I haven’t found any bugs or glitches that ruin the game I was honestly surprised when I found this game was free. Plus no ads!

DarqXyde ,

Best game on iTunes

I rarely write reviews, but this is by far the best game I’ve played from the iTunes Store. No ads in a free 2 play is such a rarity nowadays, even when the apps offer micro transactions. I’ve been looking for a factory style game like this for ages on here. The polish on this is fantastic.

Now, the 4 stars is only because of a few issues I’ve run into on here. First, I’ve had to restart the app a few times during the forced tutorials because I didn’t have the resources to complete the step, but it wouldn’t allow me to click on anything else to generate the needed resources. Also, the recycler will turn off as soon as any input resource is depleted, instead of just using the remaining inputs at a higher rate. Also, the video for the recycler shows it easily taking in 9 inputs, but mine refuses to take more than 4 due to the processing limit. I’m not sure if there is a way to upgrade it to use resources faster or not, but that was a bit of a bummer as I was trying to dispose of excess resources for coins. Lastly, the room is giving an error when I try to add more than 5 importers in a single room, which makes it difficult to dedicate a single room to recycling.


Rockbite LLC
296.5 MB

Requires iOS 10.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.



Age Rating
Infrequent/Mild Profanity or Crude Humor
Infrequent/Mild Cartoon or Fantasy Violence
In-App Purchases
  1. Handful of Gems $1.99
  2. Starter Pack $3.99
  3. Pile of Gems $4.99


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