Starship Simulator

A project in Somerset, UK by Fleetyard Studios

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An engaging space exploration sandbox, featuring a 1:1 scale galaxy and fully simulated starships.
Backers: 5761
Average Pledge Per Backer: £70

Funded: £402,085 of £65,000
Dates: Mar 19th -> Apr 19th (32 days)
Project By: Fleetyard Studios
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Latest News

Shields up, hostile target inbound!

April 19th - via:
Starship Simulator is in every way an exploration focused game, but occasionally you will run into an alien species that has an entirely different agenda. Whether they're highly protective over their region of space, or just outwardly aggressive by... (Read More)

Planetary landings are a go!

April 9th - via:
Wow, another stretch goal bites the dust, and this was the big one! It might not be the biggest goal financially, but in terms of what it means for the game, this is what really makes us feature complete. Being able to take a shuttle down to... (Read More)

Putting your own personal stamp on the galaxy

April 7th - via:
We've been asked a lot of questions about designing your own star system over the past couple of weeks, and also about designing your own alien race, so I though it would be useful to go into that in a lot more detail, and explain how it's all going... (Read More)

Starship Simulator continues to smash stretch goals with VR and shuttles now on the cards

April 2nd - via:
We have covered the upcoming Starship Simulator a few times now since it entered its Kickstarter campaign and the ambition and desire of the people at Fleetyard Studios to create the ultimate space sim continues to garner support from gamers who want to see that goal realized. (Read More)

Another major milestone reached!

April 1st - via:
Wow, you guys have done it again. In just 3 days we've cleared the next stretch goal, which brings both Shuttles and procedural Alien Structures into our Early Access release. These are two important core systems, because when combined they represent... (Read More)

We've hit our second major milestone!

March 27th - via:
Without a doubt one of the most common questions we've been asked over the past week is "Will you be supporting VR?" Well, after today we can respond with a resounding yes! Thanks to the amazing support from our rapidly growing community of galactic... (Read More)

Intricately designed Starship Simulator video game

March 25th - via:
Dan Govier, the developer of Starship Simulator, introduces the game as a unique addition to the space simulation genre and which is now available to back on Kickstarter. The game is designed to fulfill the fantasy of exploring the galaxy in a fully operational starship, with a focus on realism and attention to detail. (Read More)

We are go for launch!

March 22nd - via:
To say we're completely blown away by your support is the biggest understatement of the century. A week ago we were wondering if we'd even make it to our goal, and yet here we are just 72 hours into the campaign, and you guys have completely smashed... (Read More)

Price drop on our top two tiers!

March 21st - via:
Greetings explorers! Before I get into the update, I'd just like to say another huge thankyou for all of the support we've been receiving. It's truly amazing, we love you guys <3 We've been listening closely to your feedback, and the general... (Read More)

Ambitious space sim Starship Simulator boldly goes to Kickstarter to get backing

March 21st - via:
Starship Simulator is breathtaking in its ambition. And that might be putting it mildly. The premise of a completely accurate galaxy to fly around in a spacecraft is not novel. Elite Dangerous was doing that a decade ago, but somehow it seems no less a fantastic ambition now than it was back then. (Read More)

Tonight's Stream

March 20th - via:
Dan has just gone live on his developer Stream over on Youtube:   (Read More)

We're half way there already!

March 20th - via:
Wow. Just wow. It's now been 24 hours since we launched our campaign, and we're already half way to our funding target. The response from you guys has been overwhelmingly positive, and honestly we're completely humbled by all the messages of support... (Read More)

'Starship Simulator' Launches Kickstarter Campaign

March 19th - via:
In this space exploration sandbox set 200 years from today, you’ll join mankind's first deep space vessel to explore the unknown with scientifically plausible planets, aliens, and advanced technology. The fully explorable ship -- without any loading screens -- is designed to be as realistic as possible. Do your part to keep the ship and its 200+ crew members well-maintained as you travel across a procedurally generated galaxy. Find habitable worlds, uncover compelling mysteries, and make first contact with aliens through careful dialogue choices. Avoid dangers and marvel at the breathtaking wonders rendered in Unreal Engine 5. (Read More)

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