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So a friend informed me of this new game that landed on Steam yesterday...i had never heard of it till he sent me a youtube video of it...After playing it late last night for about an hour...i must say its a cool game...has a tiny bit of EVE online taste to when it comes to fitting ships and mining....it also has some nice action as a top down space shooter with some rpg elements as well as quests/missions...i would definitely check out the demo on Steam

So is anyone playing this currently?

Here is a trailer and a few other links. one for a preview and one for the steam store page



http://www.pcgamer.com/2011/08/11/sp...n-in-a-vacuum/


http://store.steampowered.com/app/107200/
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cant believe no one has played this

does it not interest anyone?
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I just dropped 4 hours into it last nite and definitely recommend it. I wish they had a more detailed wiki page or guide tho...
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I'm going to bump this thread as I just recently beat my first play-through. I was (am?) a HUGE Escape Velocity fan for those of you who know what that is and have hard a time finding any games that grabbed me as much as that series. There are some more recent clones (NAEV) but I wasn't really engrossed like I used to be with EV. I also enjoyed Freelancer which was pretty much a 3D clone of EV with a single storyline. Then I found SPAZ.

The game is a lot of fun and has a great storyline (for this sort of game). It is a mix of EV, Freelancer, Dead Space, and Osmos/Cell stage from Spore. The controls work really well and the graphics are great. They have a free demo on Steam so I highly suggest you check it out. I believe it is a 2 man developer studio and they respond to every email. They are working on adding new features and even list them on the main start page. If nothing else, I enjoy supporting these hard working people for making a great game.

edit: They do have a wiki if you need some help with outfits: http://spacepiratesandzombies.com/me...itle=Main_Page
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I was expecting to slowly get a bigger fleet, but then you only get 3 ships and that's it for the most of the game :/ Disappointing.
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Originally Posted by Devilmaypoop View Post
I was expecting to slowly get a bigger fleet, but then you only get 3 ships and that's it for the most of the game :/ Disappointing.
You get four. Also, it would be great it they expand that. Again, it's only version 1.001 right now.
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