Dawn 2055 is set in a world destroyed by nuclear war. It is now up to players to rebuild it or continue to cause havoc and destruction. The game offers world fully driven by players.
Players start by choosing one of several specialties which later defines their playing style - be it scavenger, crafter, scientist, thief or scout. Players can advance and further improve their characters.
Players can explore satellite styled 2d map which different ruins, encounters and enemy NPCs and salvage various item