Posts Tagged ‘Pixel Foundry’

Watch This Eight-Minute Blackspace Video

By Jim Rossignol on September 30th, 2012.


Look, I realise I am showing my full space-nerd colours here, but just look at this in-depth video for Blackspace (below). Look at it! I am basically a bit amazed that their Kickstarter is going so slowly. Come on, internet!
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Blackspace’s Kickstarter Looks Geological

By Jim Rossignol on September 19th, 2012.


War over near-future asteroid mining might not be entirely unique as a theme, but the way the Blackspace team are handling it seems to be. This is a simulation-heavy RTS with destructible everything, meticulous physics modelling, asteroid geology, and an exploration/discovery aspect that is unusual in RTS games. This the first we’ve heard of the game, but they explain: “This isn’t just an idea or a concept. We’re not making up exciting features that we think we’ll be able to implement. This is a project well on its way to completion…” Blackspace is Kickstarting to the figure of $350k, and you can see the interesting and forthright pitch video below. It’s a good pitch, I reckon. Refreshing too, what with it not be nostalgia-driven “don’t make ‘em like this anymore” sort of affair…
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