[PC] Space Engineers

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[PC] Space Engineers

Postby S.O.Sniper on Tue May 20, 2014 4:34 pm

http://www.spaceengineersgame.com/

Has anyone tried this yet? I bought it a few days a go and have become a bit addicted.

Space Engineers is a sandbox game about engineering, construction and maintenance of space works. Players build space ships and space stations of various sizes and utilization (civil and military), pilot ships and perform asteroid mining.

Space Engineers utilizes a realistic volumetric-based physics engine: all objects can be assembled, disassembled, damaged and destroyed. The game comes with two game modes: creative and survival.


I would call the game a cross between Kerbal Space Program and Minecraft, and it's in Early Access. It means there are bugs/technical issues, and it's not nearly feature complete, but there should still be plenty to keep you occupied with, plus it seems to be updated weekly with new content (NPC ship combat/weapon turrets/meteor storms for example). Oh and it also has multiplayer - but I haven't tried it yet.

I will say this game certainly isn't for everyone (some may find it too tedious for their liking, especially survival mode), but if you like the games I compared it to I think you should give it a shot.

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And here's some cool unofficial videos:








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Re: [PC] Space Engineers

Postby Shuriken on Tue May 20, 2014 6:24 pm

I've been holding off on it until it gets fleshed out a bit more, too many of these kinds of games have gone nowhere
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Re: [PC] Space Engineers

Postby S.O.Sniper on Wed May 21, 2014 8:43 am

Shuriken wrote:I've been holding off on it until it gets fleshed out a bit more, too many of these kinds of games have gone nowhere


I was the same since it was released on Early Access, but finally took the plunge.

It's fair if you don't think it has enough yet, but I think with stuff like pvp/pve, Survival Mode and the different starting scenarios, there's enough for me to cut my teeth on. I've already dumped 15 hours into it and I feel like I'm just getting started.
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Re: [PC] Space Engineers

Postby Shuriken on Wed May 21, 2014 9:04 am

It definitely has enough to pique my interest but not enough intricacies yet. Plenty of form but not enough function yet
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Re: [PC] Space Engineers

Postby Binerexis on Wed May 21, 2014 11:49 am

I'm waiting for it to come out of early access. I don't like the idea of paying for an unfinished product.
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Re: [PC] Space Engineers

Postby Shuriken on Fri Jun 27, 2014 12:03 am

Splashed a tenner on this in the sale, it's not too bad for an immersive lego kit. Hope it continues to get fleshed out, can see workshop working well with this
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Re: [PC] Space Engineers

Postby Logic3 on Sat Jun 28, 2014 10:59 am

This game looks so cool! Could anyone recommend buying it now or should I wait?
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Re: [PC] Space Engineers

Postby Shuriken on Sat Jun 28, 2014 11:30 am

At the moment there really is very little to do, I imagine it'd be a bit more fun with friends but if you're looking for something more than lego that tries to crush your hopes and dreams with asteroids I'd hold off for now
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Re: [PC] Space Engineers

Postby Logic3 on Sat Jun 28, 2014 11:39 am

Ah okay :( Just looking for a game to muck around with atm. Tempted to play Garrys Mod again!
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Re: [PC] Space Engineers

Postby Binerexis on Sat Jun 28, 2014 12:05 pm

The mod system for Gmod has been overhauled, much easier to get into TTT or Morbus now.
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Re: [PC] Space Engineers

Postby Logic3 on Sat Jun 28, 2014 12:16 pm

Ah cheers! Will see if Prop Hunt is still available and maybe just muck around on my own to create some weird stuff!
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Re: [PC] Space Engineers

Postby Shuriken on Thu Sep 18, 2014 10:52 pm

Modding API was added, apparently it gives modders a lot of freedom. Can't wait to see what stuff they come up with, the base game nailed space too well. It's far too empty lol
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Re: [PC] Space Engineers

Postby coldandtired on Fri Oct 10, 2014 8:00 am

It has a free weekend from today along with a 40% discount.
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