Stardeus Kickstarter campaign is now live!
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Solo developer, Kodo Linija, is excited to announce their sci-fi colony sim Stardeus has launched its Kickstarter campaign. Stardeus takes inspiration from titles like RimWorld, Factorio, Dwarf Fortress, Oxygen Not Included, and FTL to deliver the depth of a colony management sim rarely seen among the stars. Just imagine if all these titles played out on a (face-hugger-infested) spaceship.
Stardeus Kickstarter trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rXQdI8wAV58
In Stardeus, you play as an immortal AI who has an army of robots and drones at their disposal. Like all colony sim games, how you play Stardeus is entirely up to you. Grow a human colony on your ship, sure. Start a robot uprising, why not. You can even choose to turn all your crew into human batteries to satisfy your greed for electricity. The stars really are the limit when it comes to the open-ended gameplay of Stardeus.
Embedded in every mode and base you build is the focus on AI storytelling. This off-the-cuff approach to narrative will make every situation on a ship unique to the player’s own personal experience. This storytelling can result in eye-watering comedic moments from the interaction of crew members to face-palming fires that destroy half your space empire. Nothing in Stardeus is a scripted story, it’s your story and your rules.
The Kickstarter for Stardeus is live now. A playable demo is available to everyone through both Steam and itch.io, offering up to 2 hours of gameplay. There is instant alpha access available to backers, which offers around 15 hours of gameplay. However, there is no time lock on the alpha access so players can build until their hearts are content.
About Kodo Linija
Tomas Varaneckas is the founder of one-man game development studio Kodo Linija based in Vilnius, Lithuania. Their first game, Bloody Rally Show, paved the way for the project they had been dreaming of making, a mechanically deep sci-fi colony sim that would go on to become Stardeus.
Stardeus Steam Page: https://store.steampowered.com/app/1380910/Stardeus/
Stardeus Kickstarter page: https://bit.ly/3ylOSmb
Stardeus Website: https://stardeusgame.com/
Stardeus Twitter: https://twitter.com/StardeusGame