Posts Tagged ‘space stations’

Stable Orbit Is A Space Station Simulator Set In 2034

“Space, the final place we haven’t fully explored.” That’s the tag line to popular television series Star Walks. But wouldn’t it be good if YOU could go to space too? Well, here comes Stable Orbit [official site], a new realistic space station simulation set in the years after the International Space Station has been decommissioned. You’ve got the role as station commander and you have to build a working, plausible and non-lethal spacehouse out of different modules and resources. Come watch the trailer and look at pretty pictures of our stinking, melting planet.

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Human Orbit: Look At What I Did, Dave

As quotable as 2001: A Space Odyssey‘s HAL is, he’s not a character whose shoes – erm, digital footprint – many games have allowed us to fill. Human Orbit promises to change this, enabling us to finally live out our ambitions of being an all-seeing, all-interfering artificial intelligence aboard a space station filled to the brim with squishy fleshbags.

A new trailer for the game has been released, and although it’s classic pre-alpha footage – jerky, unashamed of its typos and not exactly showing off in terms of visual fidelity – it’s a tasty little teaser for how the game might ultimately be played.

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