From the Darkspace
takes place in a tumultuous universe of political infighting,
economic sanctions and diplomatic posturing. All of the major
factions have definite hostility towards one another, but a few
splinter outposts are staying neutral, at least initially, to
determine their best interest.
midst of turmoil and civil unrest, players start as an ensign,
piloting smaller craft and will eventually work their way up to
a grand admiral controlling a capital ship and plotting maneuvers
in one of the three initial factions.
of players will join together online in a fast paced struggle
for mankind's destiny. Individual mission goals will vary and
successful completion of objectives will alter the galaxy toward
that faction's favor. The galaxy is designed to be altered directly
by concerted player effort. By cooperation within a faction or
group, players will achieve scenario objectives and push back
the rival factions. Random events are possible and will definitely
require player cooperation to save the chosen faction from obliteration.
the player chooses determines their role in the Universe. The
scout helps lift the fog of war, while the battle cruiser smashes
the enemy. Transports carry troops for planetary invasions and
the engineering ship builds defense platforms and sensor stations.
universe is alive with many new different subplots. Humans are
the dominant species of each beginning scenario, but more advanced
scenarios will feature diverse alien races and advanced technologies.
Numerous neutral characters will focus on their own agendas in
this seemingly crowded galaxy and the player will be forced to
deal with circumstances that this creates.
3D accelerated graphics using PaleStar's proprietary Medusa
over 18 unique spacecraft and installations from the three warring
stereo rendered environmental sound, ranging from the crackling
hum of alien particle beams splitting 5-kilometer capital ships
in half to the frantic radio distress calls from allied ships
on the verge of destruction!
planets, asteroid fields, orbiting moons, brilliant stars, wormholes,
and black holes rendered in beautiful detail!
time particle systems showing ship damage, torpedo impacts,
nebulas, and various other gorgeous effects will startle the
subscribe and participate in massively multiplayer world shattering
campaigns, receive dynamic content updates of new ship types,
new races, technology, and strategies that will make the game
Ranking boards keep an active career report on players: tracking
ranks, achievements, kills, campaign wins and a host of other
statistics and accolades, such as Merit badges, medals and commendations.
Subscribing members only!
play capability supporting anywhere from 1 on 1 skirmishes to
an all out 200-player grand scale war with a full host of capital
ships, frigates, interceptors, multi-atmospheric bomber squadrons,
orbiting battle platforms, stealth craft, marines boarding ships
and assaulting planets. Zero- G commando units and over 25 unique
weapons systems with each faction having its own specialized
the intuitive command system to send orders to subordinates,
allowing player-to-player communications with a click of the
mouse. View your ship status from the Engineering window, setting
repair priorities and viewing the state of ship's systems and
game play supports a variety of skill levels. New players will
be commissioned on a smaller, less complicated craft learning
how to handle basic tasks and eventually gaining prestige and
rank to take on more responsibility and command!
victory conditions in different scenarios will challenge even
the most skilled players allowing a multitude of strategies
and attacks. Intuitive control allows players to set waypoints,
pre-plot hyperspace travel routes, and move fluidly through
Fog of War requires stealth and scouting to know the enemy's
location and win the battle. Spies can raid enemy installations
and gather valuable intelligence on fleet locations and technology.
Spy drones can be attached to enemy ships to intercept valuable
49 types of versatile starship enhancements, ensuring each player
becomes a vital team-member!