Trapped In The Forest Controls

Right control stick: Move.

Left "X" button: Use tool.

Left arrow button: Switch tools.

Top Left, Striped button: Pause, Options

Backpack button: Inventory

Saw button: Craft


  • Fire
  • Cabin
  • Wall (Stone)
  • Fence (Wooden)
  • Bow
  • Arrow

Tools and Usage:

  • Axe: Cutting down trees, also works for rocks and bushes
  • Pickaxe: Mining rock; More effective than ax.
  • Machete: Cutting down bushes; More effective than ax.
  • Bow: Killing Animals; Requires Arrows

All tools can be used in killing animals. Machete is most effective, followed by ax. Pickaxe is least effective.



  • Bear
  • Deer
  • Fox
  • Man Deer
  • Owl
  • Rabbit
  • Wolf

Other tips:

  • Collect as many materials as you can once you start the game.
  • Once the game is started, try to collect all the tools.
  • When continuing a game, you always start at your original starting location.
  • Build your cabin near your start location.
  • Build a log cabin with a fence around it to protect.
  • Creatures cannot enter log cabin, or pass through any space wider than the bear.
  • It is possible to kill an animal through an opening without getting hit.
  • The deer man can hit you through a fence or cabin if you are right against the wall.
  • Use fires to mark your way back to your cabin when exploring and gathering resources.

Known Bugs:

  • Vanishing Inventory, typically occurs after a few structures have been crafted. Some things even vanish as quickly as you gather them.
  • Some animals fail to spawn at times.