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Flat Universe is a fast paced top-down space shooter. The action takes place in the Wing Commander universe by Chris Roberts and Origin Systems. You will fly and fight your way through a seamless universe of interconnected star-systems either by playing the single player campaign, by creating your own with the builtin mission editor or by fighting against (or along) your friends in relentless online battles.

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In short

  • Fast paced top-down space shooter
  • Multiple guns and missile systems
  • Multiple types of spacecraft to fight with or against
  • Systems damage modelling
  • Next gen graphics and sound
  • Single player branching campaign
  • Multiplayer options with arena, versus and co-op modes
  • Mission based game-play with objectives and sub-objectives
  • Open-ended free flight option
  • Full mission and campaign editor
  • Immersive environments and space vistas
  • Multiple star systems with seamless transitions
  • Shaped by community feedback
  • A game we like to play first and foremost

How does it look?

Well you'll be the judge of that! All the screenshots are either in game or from game engine cutscenes:

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Muliplayer Closed Alpha Test

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Happy new year everybody!

It's been a long time since we have last visited indie db and we are very sorry for that fact. We might have given the wrong impression that the project is on idle for the past time. Quite the contrary, there have been significant updates on Flat Universe since the release of 0.8.5 version.

  • Original music score by mister Cory Fujimori that includes refreshed themes from the original wing commander composer Dave Govvet.
  • New and updated in-game graphics.
  • Additional content (ships, new rooms inside Daedalus station, systems, factions etc).
  • New patching system.

These are only some of the new exiting features that will be included in the Beta version of the project. There is, however, one more feature that we didn't mention yet.

Multiplayer

It has been tested in our studio and the only step left before this major feature is included in our next release; test it in the web with people from all around the world.

There are open positions for the Closed Alpha Test. Therefore, any indiedb gamer out there who is interested in taking part and help Flat Universe to join the world of online gaming...

please don't hesitate to contact with us on the following email address.
care2play@maslasbros.com (link sends e-mail)

I must warn you that the positions for the Alpha Test are limited, therefore not every application will be accepted.
If you are interested in joining, the following information must be included into your application in order to be valid.

  • A username.
  • A valid email address.
  • Your time zone.
  • The days and the time that you will be able to play Flat Universe.

See you in Cockpit!

Flat Universe - what's new on Version 0.8.5

Flat Universe - what's new on Version 0.8.5

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A quick review of what this new version of WC: Flat Universe is all about

Version 0.6.5 is out!

Version 0.6.5 is out!

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Information regarding the latest exciting update of the Wing Commander: Flat Universe fan project.

The first Playable Demo has been released!

The first Playable Demo has been released!

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The first playable demo of WC FlatUniverse is out and waiting for you. Visit our home page or head to the download section here and grab your copy!

The Game

The Game

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General Information and Features about Wing Commander: Flat Universe project.

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WC: FlatUniverse version 0.8.5 ALPHA Mac

WC: FlatUniverse version 0.8.5 ALPHA Mac

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This is the MAC combined (32bit & 64bit) package of the latest playable demo of WC: FlatUniverse. Happy Flying!

WC: FlatUniverse version 0.8.5 ALPHA Win32bit

WC: FlatUniverse version 0.8.5 ALPHA Win32bit

Demo

This is the Windows 32bit package of the latest playable demo of WC: FlatUniverse. Happy Flying!

WC: FlatUniverse version 0.8.5 ALPHA Win64bit

WC: FlatUniverse version 0.8.5 ALPHA Win64bit

Demo

This is the Windows 64bit package of the latest playable demo of WC: FlatUniverse. Happy Flying!

WC: FlatUniverse version 0.8.5 ALPHA Linux

WC: FlatUniverse version 0.8.5 ALPHA Linux

Demo

This is the Linux combined (32bit & 64bit) package of the latest playable demo of WC: FlatUniverse. Happy Flying!

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MaslasBros Creator
MaslasBros

Hey guys!

We just want to inform you that we are going to be interviewed by the guys at www.spacegamejunkie.com for Wing Commander Flat Universe on Tuesday March 1st 6 AM PST (2 PM UTC).

The podcast is a YouTube live stream and you get to make questions that we will answer in real time!

We hope to meet you there!

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Silmarill_SK
Silmarill_SK

Hi, any news on the game?

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MaslasBros Creator
MaslasBros

We are really sorry for our long absence from IndieDB. From the start of this year we did make a very long jump with our development progress and since we are only two who are working on it we decided two boost the development and leave the forums aside for while. As a matter of fact in a few days, not allowed to say exact day, the 0.8.5 version will be released.
Therefore we have uploaded some images showing off our enhanced graphics!

We are very sorry for the inconvenience but it was for the projects greater good.

Stay tuned!

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Silmarill_SK
Silmarill_SK

Happy to see the game alive!
And the new screens look cool!

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Silmarill_SK
Silmarill_SK

Do you plan to make the spaceship be controlled with the mouse? (At least the aiming, the throttle could be controlled by keyboard)

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MaslasBros Creator
MaslasBros

As a matter of fact, mouse wasn't in our spectrum of input devices but the space-flight module of the game is built in a way that we can implement it very easily.
We'll give it as an option in the next update and you could give feedback to us.

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Silmarill_SK
Silmarill_SK

I keep getting killed before I have any chance to see the enemy :( Also turning of the players spaceship is a bit slow.

But as a preview it is fine.

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MaslasBros Creator
MaslasBros

Thanks for the feedback. Yeah we know about the difficulty and we are already working at it.
We are going to release monthly updates with changes based on the players' input (and adding new ships and missions of course) while at the mean time we are working on the multiplayer module.

Thanks again!

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MaslasBros Creator
MaslasBros

Guys since we are at testing phase we would appreciate any feedback on gameplay and performance.

Thank you very much!

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nathanakeel
nathanakeel

tried it kept getting killed before i could even see the ones shooting me

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MaslasBros Creator
MaslasBros

Well it is still in alpha and we have done no gameplay balancing yet. We will be releasing monthly updates and at the next update we will adjust the difficulty level.

Thanks for the feedback

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