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Deep Space Settlement is a real-time strategy game focused on empire building and grand-scale space battle. It is currently in development.

Features:

  • Build your interstellar empire
  • Gather and convert resources to power your empire's economy
  • Trade resources between players and NPCs across star-systems
  • Random events, RPG style
  • Customizable ships and stations
  • Build giant capital ships supported by an armada of smaller, more maneuverable ships
  • Create fleets
  • Unlock new technologies
  • Unlock new ship abilities through an XP system
  • Defend against invaders and conquer new star systems
  • Single- and Multiplayer
  • Story and sandbox mode
  • High modding capabilities, access game content through XML and game logic through the API

If you want to support the development, you can pre-prorder the game right now!

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Hi everyone!

We've made our first major milestone! The first playable release is a proof of concept which give an idea of what is DSS and where it is going as well as showing that the game is real! The F.P. release will not go in steam EA yet as I feel - and probably most of you - that steam early access should be for games that are close to being completed, which is not the case for Deep Space Settlement.

However, if you would like to grab this build and try it out, give feedback and have you voice heard on the development of DSS, you may get the "Lieutenant" package which give access to the game right now! Head over Dss.stephanierct.com to get it.


So what's next?
Next up is adding more feature basically. I am listing the upcoming feature on our website's forum. Check it out, comment & suggest right there ->Stephanierct.com

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Finally, thanks everyone for your support and patience on the development of DSS. The F.P. release is the fruit of many years of engine and game development and is a very important achievement. A special thank to everyone who got/will get the FP release and help me spot bugs/issues through feedback and play tests. You are awesome! <3

-Stephanie


October Update

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Lots of debugging and polishing this month, it getting close to a ship-able FP release! So here's what happened in October:

September Update

September Update

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All art assets for the first playable release are completed and all that is left is basically wrapping up the game, debugging and some polishing.

August Update

August Update

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Update on the latest development from the month of August: Local grid, debug phase & more ship components!

July Update

July Update

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July dev update: Save game validation, 3D navigation, drones and corvettes.

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lordcronos24
lordcronos24

Hello! I was wondering about the state of the game, i see that on the website the pre-order button has been changed to buy now.Is that means that if i buy it right now i get to play with it right now?????? Please answer quickly so i can buy it fast :P

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StephanieRct Creator
StephanieRct

Yes! Sorry for not being fast, I kept myself away from indieDB for personal reasons.

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Warcorer
Warcorer

Is Mathias still working on DSS, just noticed that he is now working on Shallow Space as well.

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explr
explr

I've quit DSS early September. See Steamcommunity.com

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Grimpast
Grimpast

Please reassure me that the project goes well! I want to play this game.

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StephanieRct Creator
StephanieRct

It's going very well, closing in on the first playable now!

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Grimpast
Grimpast

Thanks for answering me! Great news, I wish you good work!

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Grimpast
Grimpast

Your lead art director left the project?! This doesn't sound good, I am a bit concerned.

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StephanieRct Creator
StephanieRct

All art needed for the first release are done :)

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Guest
Guest

Shut up and take my Money

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Latest tweets from @evsdss, @stephanierct

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15hours 22mins ago by stephanierct

RT @StephanieRct: Next task, implement the option menu. First with the key binding menu. #gamedev

Apr 8 2016 by evsdss

RT @StephanieRct: Lil' update on our steam greenlight page. \o/ Steamcommunity.com

Mar 17 2016 by evsdss

RT @StephanieRct: Current status: listing upcoming feature for DSS w/ details. [COMMUNICATION AND TRANSPARENCY INTENSIFIES] #gamedev Stephanierct.com

Mar 17 2016 by evsdss

RT @StephanieRct: What's next for DSS? Stephanierct.com #gamedev

Mar 16 2016 by evsdss

RT @StephanieRct: Current status: Designing DSS' next features about automation of your economic system & having a lot more fun than it sounds #gamedev

Mar 14 2016 by evsdss

RT @StephanieRct: I'm done writing words, sending press email now. Check your junk folder just in case! If you are press and want to cover DSS dev, hit me up!

Mar 10 2016 by evsdss

RT @StephanieRct: Patch v0.0.7 live! Better translation mod support Stephanierct.com Get it now! :D Dss.stephanierct.com T.co

Feb 15 2016 by evsdss

RT @StephanieRct: DSS patch v0.0.6 is up! Stephanierct.com Grab your alpha early access right here! Dss.stephanierct.com T.co

Jan 27 2016 by evsdss

RT @SpaceGamingFR: On a pas beaucoup parlé de Deep Space Settlement @EvsDss qui est en dévelopment je trouve. Il est dispo en préco : Dss.stephanierct.com

Jan 26 2016 by evsdss

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