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Stardog

A 2D space shooter RPG in the similar to Star Control 2, Escape Velocity, or Star Wolves 3. Far from finished and interested in collaboration.


Shanti Pothapragada
(rgbdreamer)

A 2D space shooter RPG in the similar to Star Control 2, Escape Velocity, or Star Wolves 3.  Still unfinished and interested in collaboration.

features [status]:

  • Huge universe with sandbox non-linear game flow. [currently working on construction tools]
  • Completely modular ship design: add and remove parts to your ship to make it as big or small as you want. [implemented]
  • Parts can be blown off enemies, collected and equipped, all during battle [working]
  • Enemy ships spawn with Diablo-style random part generation [implemented 10-29-10, needs much more content]
  • Realistic 2D physics [working]
  • A Dozen alien races to explore [some content, no implementation] 
  • Scores of types of enemy ships, each with their own ship design, tactics, and type of parts. [currently 2 with random design variants]
  • Take hyperspace tunnels between solar systems [under construction]

Write me if you are interested in collaborating in any way- coding, graphics, art, ai, plot, etc- rgbdreamer@gmail.com . Bugs can be reported here.

Controls:

  • Enter: menu
  • Tab: radar
  • Del: self-destruct
  • wasd/arrows: thrust and turn
  • q/e: strafe
  • ctrl: shoot
  • space: launch missiles (if equipped)
  • Mouse: move to turn, left click to shoot, right click to thrust

Keys can be changed in the menu.

 

Links

Home Page
http://code.google.com/p/stardog/

Releases

Stardog pre-alpha 10-27-10 — 27 Oct, 2010

Stardog prealpha 10-25-10 — 25 Oct, 2010

Stardog pre-alpha 10-29-10 — 29 Oct, 2010

Stardog 0.2010.11.07.0 — 8 Nov, 2010

Stardog pre-alpha 10-31-10 — 1 Nov, 2010

Stardog 0.2010.11.30.1 — 30 Nov, 2010

Stardog 0.2010.11.20.0 — 20 Nov, 2010

Stardog 0.2011.01.18.0 — 18 Jan, 2011

Stardog 0.2011.02.16.0 — 16 Feb, 2011

Pygame.org account Comments

  • Zenemas 2011-10-11 20:21:50

    Still updating, or am I necroing?

  • John Board 2011-12-26 09:22:08

    This looks quite like Netrek 
    http://www.netrek.org/ (Gytha)

  • Aat Karelse 2015-02-08 02:26:23

    I have updated this game somewhat, you can find the updated version at: https://github.com/aaps/stardo...