Ylands gives players more freedom in creation and modification of the countryside than Minecraft. Players can create their own character and choose an environment. Environments include temperate, tropical, winter etc. The editor allows the player to create their own scenario which allows gameplay set in different eras such as Wild West, Medieval Europe or a Steampunk world and many others. Developers stated that they don't want to make any boundaries for players.
Create adventures you had always wanted to play Ylands is a unique sandbox adventure game which allows you to explore your creativity. It is also a platform for making custom games, ranging from simple scenarios to sophisticated game modes. Explore the open-polyworld of Ylands, by yourself or along with your friends.