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A Top-Down Strategic Space Exploration Game Of Infinite Proportions where Star Trek Meets Ultima!Pursue combat, quests, and loot in an ever-expanding universe, or set your sights on any of five completely different paths to victory! Trade commodities between sectors, discover schematics to craft powerful items, and hire officers and level up their skills. Befriend alien races, help them reach their goals, or just kill kill kill!

  • Select a ship and venture into unknown space
  • Visit planets, shipwrecks, star temples, ruined cities, space stations, mercenary hideouts, and alien embassies
  • Find, buy, and sell new ship parts, devices, and powerful rare artifacts
  • Battle 12 Alien Races, or make friends with them and complete their missions of self-preservation, exploration, and galactic domination!
  • Complete both randomly generated and hand crafted quests
  • Hire officers and choose their skills when they level up
  • 5 victory conditions now active!
  • Infinite Play! No sector or item level cap.
  • In-game tutorial and help
  • use your Keyboard, Mouse, or XBOX 360 controller!
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0 comments by IBOL17 on May 1st, 2014

I said I'd finish A.I. by April. Then I pushed that back to mid-May. Now it's looking like late May. But progress is happening! I am planning another beta release to existing testers, and toying with the idea of giving all backers a short window of opportunity to download it as well, so you can get any last minute feature requests in!

The racial quest lines are done, and you can win the game 8 different ways!

Destroying the Banker's Trans-Galactic Wormhole Generator

Destroying the Banker's Trans-Galactic Wormhole Generator

There are now 18 playable ships in the game, 14 of which need to be unlocked.


There is a working achievement system, tracking 132 entries!


The soundtrack is almost complete!

There are new monsters, powers, devices, and areas!

Dangerous Subspace Waves!

Dangerous Subspace Waves!

So have no fear, Approaching Infinity is coming. Just not quite as soon as I had hoped. But the delay is to make the game better, which I'm sure you can understand.

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Kaje85
Kaje85 Jun 15 2014, 1:50pm says:

This looks really great, exactly my kind of game! Any news on the next update release?

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IBOL17
IBOL17 Jan 31 2014, 8:57am says:

I said I wouldn't do it but I did it anyway! New Demo Released!
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IBOL17
IBOL17 Dec 9 2013, 3:07pm says:

Final 48 Hours. 4 stretch goals met, but the best ones are still ahead!

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Approaching Infinity
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Released May 15, 2014
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@Mixolyde hey, sorry the manual is not done, and not public at this point. but you can make suggestions about specific areas I can address;)

20hours 37mins ago

@procjam Awesome, I've already started brainstorming... maybe i'll make that game maker maker maker I've always thought about making...

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Announcing Approaching Infinity! T.co

Oct 18 2014, 4:32pm

User-Designed Level in #ApproachingInfinity T.co #roguelike #gamedev #screenshotsaturday T.co

Oct 18 2014, 3:48pm

Since the big announcement a few days ago, a lot of cool ideas have come up, so I'm gonna try to get hem into the game this weekend

Oct 18 2014, 2:02pm

Since the big announcement a few days ago, a lot of cool ideas have come up, so I'm gonna try to get hem into the game this weekend...

Oct 18 2014, 2:01pm

RT @speccynostalgia: #Arcade v #ZXSpectrum screenshot: Rampage - simple idea, I can play for hours! #retrogaming T.co

Oct 18 2014, 1:55pm

@S0phieH OMG hate UI ! Can't you automate that with maths?

Oct 18 2014, 1:53pm

#FF Thanks to these fine folks: @TRSCP @getter7seven @ncc386 @SciFiNerd @FilipLeino @TheAngryLorax @ShroomArts @SmashRiot

Oct 17 2014, 9:52am

@mocfilms @LuckyCassette OK, and no one noticed *before* they put it up? maybe it's a statement to aliens: we'll probe you back!

Oct 17 2014, 9:50am

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