Obvious games to replicate: Minecraft, Factorio.
Not so obvious: FarCry, Isle of the Cursed Phoenix.
Protagonist is not required to be castaway, he can be in a rescue team.
Genre may be any. Not only FPS survival horror, but a puzzle, racing, quest, rogue-lite or strategy.
What if I make Soko-bomber-deus-hack!
After accidental space travel/warp/long range teleportation you appear on ruined space base in a pile of rubble...
After sokobanning the way to main corridor, you begin to bombermanning the way to escape pods.
Game mechanics & resources:
- laser pistol charge
- leverage / gravity / space boots
- inventory space
- map discovery
- repair kits