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Terran is not another space life simulator – you will not spend hours flying in empty, silent space. Your ship’s event system ensures a multitude of activities are at your fingertips, warping you to your destination instantly. The events may be mission orders and opportunities, or from a host of civil, military and environmental pursuits that grant you the chance to shape the galaxy or be shaped by it. The rewards for success and the consequences for failure are determined by how you choose to engage with these unfolding events and have no predetermined end or climax.

Design your own ships
Build your ship from an expanding array of parts in any of the 13 capital class categories. Research, manufacture, buy, steal and discover new parts. Assemble killer ships and even share them with your friends.

Command & Control
Receive and issue tactical orders in real time combat. Relationships, culture and individual persona affects how your forces will respond to your orders; objectives can be issued but loyalty determines how or even if they will be followed.

Capital Ship Combat
Take direct real time control of a massive capital class warship and participate in single ship, wing, flotilla, division and full fleet actions. From the agile corvette well under a hundred meters long to the huge Gar which can exceed 2,000 meters what you fly has a major impact on how you fly.

Civilization Management
Become the leader of a world, system, sector, region or the whole galaxy. You can join and rise in the ranks or form your own faction, corporation, crime syndicate or bounty hunter team. Grow and expand through military power, business savvy or political tenacity.

Galactic Quests
The galaxy is always evolving, reacting to NPCs and you. Events are always right at your fingertips with zero flying aimlessly in empty space and how you choose to engage in them if at all will guide the continuous evolution of your story.

Immersion
Like a true Thespian Terran is always in character and never admits it’s a game. You are a Terran pilot, a being merged with machine, feared and respected across the known galaxy. The game will present as if it’s your ship OS and the galaxy will respond to your skill and style presenting a constantly evolving and changing experience.

Native VR Support
Built in and ready to go support for popular VR headsets and of course for traditional screen play.

Heathen Engineering's Terran is still under development; features may be changed, added, removed during development and in later expansions. Check back frequently for news and updates.

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The 21st of April 2016 marks 1 month since the launch of Terran’s Early Access on Steam. Heathen Engineering’s Terran is a single player space game set in a distant future where human kind has evolved and become “one with the machine”.

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As your journey begins, you are a young pilot taking its first steps into the galaxy as a fully realised Terran; a powerful but young species who has mastered advanced technologies through a long brutal history of perpetual war. With a robust set of features, Heathen Engineering’s Terran is a big ambitious project focused on player choice. Terran is a complex game that doesn't quite fit in the usual boxes of sci-fi gaming. The way you play the game is entirely up to you!


We are currently in the beginning phases of our early access, where the attention is focused on the user interface and basics of ship flight and combat – an integral part of a Terran’s journey. As the game unfolds, you will be able to join or form your own government, start up or work for a corporation – or even a crime syndicate if you choose.

Terran features a diverse set of gameplay options including population management, trade and manufacturing as well as combat with action focused, tactical and strategic approaches depending on your preferences.


With our key phase one focus on the UI and ship building, our recent patch includes a notable update to the ship editor; a powerful in game tool for designing space ships. New editor tools, a new layout and even a new weapon type were released with patch 20160330.23.
This patch also introduces Beam Weapons, the first of three new weapons to be introduced to our early access players.

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Beam weapons offer lower damage per tick and generally have a higher energy use and complexity rating. However, with zero flight time and their damage over time application they are ideal for keeping shields down and negating the effects of auto repair options on enemy ships.
Phase one players can look forward to the introduction of missiles, deployable weapons (stationary turrets, bombs, etc.), as well as drones to be released during this phase along with new hulls, instruments and quarter parts. Early Access Phase 1 is a great time to join the game for the player that wants to really contribute to the foundation of the game.

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In order to introduce you to the galaxy of Terran, we are working on our new website - YouAreTerran.com. Though we are still largely under construction with more than a few ‘Coming Soon’ pages we invite you to come ‘Meet the Heathens’ and explore a bit of game play with us!

Community feedback is key for Terran; whether you’re an Early Access gamer or a spectator watching the game mature Terran needs you! Comment on the forums and don’t hold back, Heathen Engineers are always watching the threads and truly do use gamer feedback to help shape a better Terran.
You can find Terran communities on a range of social sites like Facebook and Twitter with the Steam Community serving as a hub for spectator ideas and player feedback alike.

Heathen Engineering's Terran available now!

Heathen Engineering's Terran available now!

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lodendsg Creator
lodendsg

Heathen's Terran is am ambitious game featuring capital spaceship combat, ship building, faction, corporation, bounty hunter gangs and crime syndicates that can be formed, taken over or joined and served. Manufacturing, politics, trade, black markets and a rich persona system for the NPCs.

The game features can be staggering; so is it all to much, not enough or is goldilocks and just right?

Which feature/s sound most interesting to you or have we just missed your favourite of SciFi gaming all together. Let us know on the Steam Greenlight Concept page where we have set up discussion forums for this and more.

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lodendsg Creator
lodendsg

We want to hear from you. Over the life of the project we have got some great feedback and ideas and have take that into the game.Your feedback thus far has done a lot to help realise Terran and there is still a lot to do so be sure to check us out on Facebook, Twitter, Steam or anywhere else you like be and leave your thoughts, ideas and criticisms.

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Sweet_Lemonade
Sweet_Lemonade

Looks very awesome. I can't wait to see more gameplay. Will you be able to land on those pretty planets?

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lodendsg Creator
lodendsg

While planet side gameplay is something we have thought about a lot its below some of the other wishes on the list :)

Territory Assets
Take ownership of planets, stations, fields, etc. and build/expand on them increasing population, resource gain and output of various products such as ship components, commodities and technologies. Become your own faction and enter the political/conquest side of life.

Corporations
Create or otherwise 'acquire' business, establish trade and manufacturing, employ or be employed to climb the corporate steps. A powerful corporation can even rival the authority and power of the factions.

Syndicates
Establish or join criminal organizations, weave a network of smugglers, contraband manufactures, spies and other shady operations for profit or just to mix it up ;)

Hunters
Become a bounty hunter, vie for position on the hunters leader board and earn more profitable contracts with none of the baggage associated with military service or faction rule... not every one likes politics, sometimes you just want to blow things up :)

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bigdady85
bigdady85

this is going to be epic! i been waiting for a game that i can do all this in!

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lodendsg Creator
lodendsg

Things are moving along and we hope to announce the start date for Early Access soon.

We will be running Early Access in 3 notable phases the first of which will focus on the Ship Editor (build custom ships) and of course testing them out in space and combat :)

Hope you keep an eye on Terran and see how it matures, it has come so far just since the Greenlight we really cant wait to get it out to people and start the feedback loop!

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bigdady85
bigdady85

i definitely will i have been waiting a long time for a game to come out like this. i wish you the best of luck and il keep a eye out forsure.

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nathanakeel
nathanakeel

looks sweet i tried to go to your web site cant find it help

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lodendsg Creator
lodendsg

Heathenengineering.com
thats the main site link ...

Heathenengineering.com
That one takes you directly to the games page on the main site

Terrangame.wikia.com
and that one is a little wikia site we are working on; at the moment it only has techy bits about how we are laying out the game's subsystems but will grow as more is completed.

The following are social links i.e. Facebook etc.
Facebook.com
Steamcommunity.com
Plus.google.com

and finally our twitter is @HeathenEngineer

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hyperdude53
hyperdude53

Awesome ship showcase! These sci-fi asserts look really awesome!

-hyprt

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lodendsg Creator
lodendsg

Thanks for the comments; its always good to hear from the communities.

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hyperdude53
hyperdude53

My pleasure! A group and friends and I are working on a shoot em' up which is coming really cool, and the designers are currently making sci-fi assets so I'm currently into Sci-fi props at this time, haha!

-hyper

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lodendsg Creator
lodendsg

Cool should send me on a link if you have one I'm a big fan of indie games specially love the sci-fi and fantasy geners

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