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OreSome is a 2D strategy game about ore -- exploring space for it, fighting aliens for it, blowing up planets with it. Build a network of frames and bots to defeat your enemies -- or just throw a sun at them. In a dying, decrepit universe full of foes, build up your forces and mine your way to the top of the food chain to explore further and further out into the void. By the time you're ready, you'll be powering light speed jump drives with stars, building Death Star style super weapons with black holes and in charge of the largest scale mining operation ever known to man -- all working for one of humanity's least scrupulous corporations -- and there's a lot of competition.

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Grand Designs

2 years ago News 0 comments

The week, we have a couple of new ship designs in the game. Graciously donated by community member sssuperguy, the can be found used by enemy corporations and as plans in the shipyard.

In addition, a number of long standing bugs and annoyances have been fixed up. The full list can be found below the images of the new ships. More bug fixes and efficiency improvements to come soon. With the tech tree complete, smoothness of gameplay is top priority.


Modular Destroyer

Added Sentinel, Modular Destroyer ships from sssuperguy
Added Improved auto mining AI
Added Slow frame auto healing
Balance Builder build range +50%
BaIance Increased builder hopper size
Balance Booster bot active ability cost -50%
Improved General efficiency
Improved Beam effects less likely to do odd 'flashes'
Improved Buffer bot heal effect more subtle
Improved AI's use of carrier frames
Improved Powered hardpoint effect more efficient and less distracting
Fixed Bombard frame crash on firing
Fixed Hopper frame into star crash
Fixed Gui crash bug issues
Fixed Bad planetoid loading - some sprites didn't appear, some physics objects were loaded incorrectly
Fixed Mission beacons sometimes led nowhere
Fixed Dropping ship plans now centre on cursor

Enjoy the new ships, curious androids. Most likely there's more where that came from.

The Portal

The Portal

2 years ago News 0 comments

In which the tech tree is completed and the game can be completed... kinda.

Plans, they are coming to fruition...

Plans, they are coming to fruition...

2 years ago News 2 comments

In which responses are responded and Planning Mode is detailed

Time! Need more time... for a contest!

Time! Need more time... for a contest!

2 years ago News 2 comments

In which questions are asked of the community and a competition is announced.

Freebies are fun

Freebies are fun

2 years ago News 6 comments

In which Shipyard Mode is updated and other musings are mused.

OreSome is a 2D strategy game about ore -- exploring space for it, fighting aliens for it, blowing up planets with it. Build a network of frames and bots to defeat your enemies -- or just throw a sun at them. In a dying, decrepit universe full of foes...

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pysiu Dec 22 2013 says:

Any news? :D

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pysiu Oct 8 2013 says:

Got the game at last, so far i`m puzzled even how to build/join things but looks fun!

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dirtbag007 Sep 16 2013 says:


An hour of gameplay without edits. Lagbursts and such btw because of a faulty HDD. My notebook with an i7 (sandy bridge), 6GB of RAM and a functional 7200RPM HDD runs the same savegame without any lags.

A hint for the dev: maybe make the savegame frequency configurable in the options menu? I'd like that for instance to be less frequent. But at some moments you wanna adjust it. And everyone else wants them at a different moment.

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Freelancer11 Creator
Freelancer11 Sep 17 2013 replied:

That's a really nice idea - happy to put it in.

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dirtbag007 Oct 18 2013 replied:

Nice one adding it in!

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dirtbag007 Sep 17 2013 replied:

nice :) It'd reduce annoyance of lags during autosaves while in combat.

Also, is it possible in any way to make the generation of new sectors be more graduately? Currently when you enter a new sector it lags between 1s (early game) and 10s (late game). Also, I noticed some severe lags on the CPU when a lot of NPC frames and bots are nearby. Could be areas to look into ;)

Also, one thing I must say: I heard many friends say it took too long to reach the 1000-research tier. I myself must say it is not so valid. I noticed that if you travel straight from the start to the unexplored areas, find yourself an area with a few pulsars and then kill a few monsters, you get enough stuff to build some brainer bots. After 4h of gameplay I was already almost at getting a refinery.

You kill the monsters without any techs by outmaneuvering them and letting them fly into stars or pulsars. Then you get science points and can grab any remaining materials. Am close to unlocking grav bombs now.

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Freelancer11 Creator
Freelancer11 Sep 17 2013 replied:

Those areas you mention are on the board for improvement. As to the research points, it's something I've thought about - it does take quite a while, but as you say, in the outer regions that drops right down. It may get reduced a bit at some point, though not until the solution is a bit more clear.

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dirtbag007 Sep 18 2013 replied:

I think best is to decide that once the game is further in development. With that especially I refer to multiplayer and general balancing stuff.

Honestly I notice that in this game if you dare to take big risks (quick save often!) you get great rewards. Was great fun to use stars as defensive weapons against space monsters!

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Acidicfriend Sep 1 2013 says:

looks really neat, though the music sounds like it would be much better suited in a medieval game instead of a top-down space shooter. and the synths that were used were kinda poopy too :/

I would be happy to make you music if you'd like. message me if so.

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sssuperguy Sep 6 2013 replied:

I kinda thought the same for myself but I find them ok for now, although a change would be welcome in my mind.

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Acidicfriend Sep 7 2013 replied:

well I'd be happy to do it for free d:

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Highest Rated (3 agree) 10/10

Brilliant game! It feels like a crossover of 'Asteroids 3D' and 'Miner Wars 2081' and 'The Incredible Machine'. For a 2d strategy game, it has great graphics. The quests and places to go seem endless. The gameplay feels very arcade like and makes the adventures in space so much fun. I have only been playing for a few hours and I'm hooked. For me the only down side is it crashing, which is logicall considering it's an alpha version. I will add that for most computers it seems to be a stable game…

Jan 11 2013 by svleur

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v0.63 winging its way up. Many performance increases - particularly to the AI

Oct 14 2013

Patch v0.57 available, with early Planning Mode - drop large ships in campaign mode with ease!

Jul 4 2013

Patch v0.55 up - lots of nice balance changes. Should make the campaign a lot tighter.

Jun 13 2013

News post! T.co

Jun 8 2013

Anyone seeing this, if you haven't already, go preorder Gunpoint: T.co Bug @GunpointGame if you want reasons why...

May 27 2013

New high score: 14 of 1264 games on Desura right now! Won't last, but is nice to see.

May 4 2013

Brought the demo (Shipyard Mode) up to date and deployed it to GamersGate.

May 4 2013

New build off to Desura - Includes the new experimental multiplayer! Baby steps to begin with, but it'll be steadily added to over time.

Apr 26 2013

Good news everyone! Multiplayer functions, even if it is currently a bug filled mess! Coming within a week... hopefully with fewer bugs...

Apr 23 2013

OreSome, now available on GamersGate! - T.co

Apr 19 2013

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