Escape Velocity revival - 2D space RPG on Kickstarter

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  1. Mag Steelglass

    Mag Steelglass New Member

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    Hi, all. I'm a longtime fan of the Escape Velocity series, an indie-developed space RPG series. It was one of my top two games growing up, and I spent countless hours on it. Unfortunately now the publisher is out of business and it's increasingly difficult/impossible to get a hold of. However, the creator of the second game, EV Override, is now running a Kickstarter campaign to remake/remaster the game for modern platforms.

    Aside from the base game, the remake of Override will be compatible with existing fan-made mods (which there are already decades of, including some fan scenarios that are full-blown games in and of themselves), and it's also designed to be easily and extensively moddable.

    Given that this is an indie forum, I figured some folks may be interested. For those who'd like to check it out, contribute, and/or spread the word, here’s a link to the Kickstarter campaign: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/cosmicfrontier/cosmic-frontier-override/

    Also, here's a trailer and some concept art for the game:


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  2. Dorianer

    Dorianer New Member

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    Thank you for sharing!
     
  3. DukeofRealms

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    Big fan of Escape Velocity series. I tried to buy out the rights to remaster the entire series in a modern engine last year. Great to see this project :)
     

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