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Some space games.

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Some space games I found interesting.

http://www.kongregate.com/games/alllen/2061
http://www.kongregate.com/games/Flippfly/race-the-sun
http://www.kongregate.com/games/limbo_cow/aurora

This one isn't out yet, but it looks good. More of a shooter than anything, but good nonetheless.
http://www.pcgamer.com/previews/star-ci ... ur-dreams/

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Oo, that last one's by Chris roberts the wing commander guy, i wonder if this is a sign that space combat games are going to make a comback?
By the time i got my first PC the wing commander series was just about coming to an end, so the only one i've played is Wing Commander Prophecy, what a cool game that was.

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Yep, I was looking at that earlier - the full Star Citizen presentation is here.

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So... Griff... any chance of Squadron 42 as a project for Oolite? :wink:

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Heh, i wish! have you seen the promo video that's out? wow at all the detail on the spaceships :shock: I'd never be able to come up with anything as cool as that, they say there's 2 million polygons in the flight deck model alone! Imagine sorting out the UV texture map for that, would take be about a year at least :lol:

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Griff wrote:Heh, i wish! have you seen the promo video that's out? wow at all the detail on the spaceships :shock: I'd never be able to come up with anything as cool as that, they say there's 2 million polygons in the flight deck model alone! Imagine sorting out the UV texture map for that, would take be about a year at least :lol:
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Yeah, I've seen the promo for it. Very 8)

The only things I've done is an asteroid station (with an irregular docking bay, i.e. no straight sides) and a communications buoy (looks like a simplified Voyager 1/2). Not exactly ground breaking as yours, never mind Star Citizen.

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nah, it's just an extra bunch of polygons, easy really :)

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Looks like Valve software might be developing their own space game
http://gamingbolt.com/stars-of-barathru ... t-art-leak
i was hoping they might be working on a new left4dead game :( (not really)

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I couldn't view the videos of the first three, since I'm on Linux and unity player is for Win/Mac :(. Anyway, this game will be familiar to most I'd think, as it is a re-release (first released in '99). I recently got it for $5 desura - so far my opinion is: it's fun, neat graphics and effects, but not nearly as cool as Oolite. I really like open 'sandbox' games where the player decides what mission he'll undertake and when. (I think games like that respect the player's intelligence, too, as they don't hold the player's hand to tell them what to do next).
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Have you played this game?

http://www.a-astra.com/index.htm

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Agis Silverfish wrote:Have you played this game?

http://www.a-astra.com/index.htm
That one looks really neat. That's one thing I miss in Oolite are real stars from the Milky Way. The one drawback is that this game is for Windows only :(. Good looking though, Agis :D.
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CommRLock78 wrote:
Agis Silverfish wrote:Have you played this game?

http://www.a-astra.com/index.htm
That one looks really neat. That's one thing I miss in Oolite are real stars from the Milky Way. The one drawback is that this game is for Windows only :(. Good looking though, Agis :D.
You could also have looked here. Or here, for that matter. :wink: (And probably in some other places scattered over the boards; I only searched for "ad astra" in the topic title.)

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I missed this one completely!

http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/659 ... ration-rts

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This is an old one, but me and a good friend of mine had hours of fun with it back in the 80's.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Star_Voyager

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CommRLock78 wrote:This is an old one, but me and a good friend of mine had hours of fun with it back in the 80's.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Star_Voyager

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