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A short skirmish demo is now available on Itch.io. The demo showcases both sides, the usage of unit abilities, some dynamic map elements, and unit development.

You can try it here:

Galaxy of Empires is a 3d, base-building, single player, epic scifi-fantasy RTS, currently in development.
Main features include:
- multiple special abilities for even starting units (like afterburner, tractor beam, or shield)
- developing units, even in combat, customizing not just bigger ships but also smaller units
- multi-level battlefield (including space, atmosphere and ground)
- interactive maps (destroyable asteroids, capturable buildings)

Two sides are currently planned, but they both consist of an alliance of multiple nations, who will be playable separately in the campaign.

The game is currently only planned for single player, but if possible, a turn-based version will be usable as hot-seat multiplayer, depending on how that gamestyle will work.

I've created a few short tracks just to see, what the game feels like with music.
I'll try making much more complicated - and better - music for the game, the main idea is an orchestral - space opera style music.

I've seen most current RTS projects use a lot of metal-like music, which is fine, but I'm not sure that that would fit this project the best.

For now, the only special behaviour for the music is that when there is action, it'll change to the attack music, and when there is no fighting, it goes back to the idle track.

The current music is mostly placeholder, most of it will change until the demo.

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I've recorded some short walkthroughs for the demos, and created a separate channel for the game.

I'm also planning to create more lore videos, showing the different sides and units for the game


I'm also planning to add some more specialized units, like the Oterid cruiser. The oterid cruiser will be a special unit, as the extremely pacific Oterid species concentrates on stunning and disabling the enemy, rather than completely destroying them, and this unit will be exactly that: its projectiles cause very little damage, but it doesn't allow the unit to attack or move.

OteridCruiser01


Alien ships will have their own cannons to be developed (there is 3 upgrade places on the Oterid cruiser currently)

The Same unit in the old version - for comparison:

Oterid


I'm planning to create a short demo end of this year, or the beginning of next year, with buildable units and a working economy.

A short skirmish demo is now available on Itch.io. The demo showcases both sides, the usage of unit abilities, some dynamic map elements, and unit development.

You can try it here:

GALAXIES_AND EMPIRES DEMO




Galaxies and Empires demo on Itch.io

Galaxies and Empires demo on Itch.io

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Galaxies and Empires v1.0

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Galaxies and Empires Single Player Demo v1.1

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A new demo for Galaxies and Empires, with more skirmish maps,and the new units.

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Galaxies and Empires Single Player Demo v1.01

Demo 3 comments

This is a short demo, it lets you play both sides in large battles, on three maps.

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Update?

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moddlord1
moddlord1

Waz up! checking this much thanks.

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frogbonegames
frogbonegames

Hello everyone.
One very good advice for indie game makers:
NEVER CHANGE ANYTHING BEFORE A DEMO!
Bad thigs happen... :)
Apologies for those, who wanted to capture enemy control points, but could not..
It is not how it should work.
A demo is coming soon.

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McTune
McTune

ha, if you talking about making changes just before release, I know right. A hard lesson learned. anyway just downloaded this game looks promising sounds fun.

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Guest
Guest

what i see are lots of Star Wars models changed in new form.

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frogbonegames
frogbonegames

well, some models might have been inspired by Star Wars, e.g. H-wing, but believe me, most models will be quite unique. :)

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vozmonsoon
vozmonsoon

I can't find it on Steam Greenlight. Can someone give me the link? I want to see this game released.

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frogbonegames
frogbonegames

Hello, the game is not released yet, and I did not submit my game for consideration on greenlight.
I hope to release a demo soon.

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Guest
Guest

This one is new on Steam Greenlight, make sure to throw your votes and comments at it guys

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