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Shortest Trip to Earth

2 weeks ago

FTL-like Shortest Trip To Earth makes the shorter hop to early access

The latest in a seemingly new-found genre of space-disaster management sims, Interactive Fate's Shortest Trip To Earth is available now in early access. Alice Bell fell into its gravitational field last month at Gamescom and came away with some pleasant things to say, claiming it went well beyond FTL's simple template to offer "a rich tapestry of exploration and survival". Interactive Fate's crew previously worked…

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2 months ago

Feature: In space, no one can hear you dream

A Shortest Trip to Earth Gamescom preview diary

At Gamescom I had a (hands off but up close and personal) preview of Shortest Trip to Earth, a roguelike space survival game that is due to go into Steam early access later this year. The team lead, Edvin Aedma, who also wrote RPS favourite Teleglitch, played, whilst I watched and made demands about what our crew should do next. I wondered why I couldn't…

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1 year ago

FTL-y Shortest Trip to Earth blasts crowdfunding demo

One of the developers behind the rock solid top-down shooter Teleglitch: Die More Edition is working on an FTL-inspired spaceship roguelike that, judging by the bits of the demo I've played, looks promising. Shortest Trip to Earth [official site] has just hit Indiegogo, looking for $35,000 (£27k), and the demo contains a tutorial and two sectors of space to blast through.

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