At the moment there are three planets plus a moon all to mine and explore, as well as an asteroid field. You'll also find many crashed alien ships,
bases, etc. Eventually, everything will be procedurally-generated in an entire galaxy. Some of that will be coming in the next few patches.
There's also "Creative Mode" so that you can build anything your heart desires with no limitations. Then there's "Survival Mode", which is
Presently it's only single player, or limited multiplayer via direct-connecting to someone's IP address. In the future, it will be fully
You start out on a planet with an escape pod and limited supplies. Your goal is to build a base so that you can build a small ship to be able to leave
the planet and explore the other bodies in the solar system. And eventually build a capital ship and explore other star systems.
All while managing your oxygen supply, food, and energy.
It's a very fun and addicting game. Makes time FLYYYY because sometimes you're so engrossed in the content.
While the game is still in pre-alpha and the content is limited (with a bug or glitch here or there), it's still very playable with plenty to do while
the game continues to get updated.
I backed the game on Kickstarter and have been playing it since the beginning, and may even stream it on Twitch soon. So if you have any questions
about the game, feel free to ask away.
edit on 1-9-2015 by _BoneZ_ because: (no reason given)
Q: On which platforms will Empyrion be released? (PC, MAC, Linux, Etc.)?
A: In the beginning, we are focusing on releasing the game on Windows PC (at least the first builds) and the dedicated servers for Linux. Given that
we develop on Unity 3d – a cross-platform game creation system which allows to publish to over 10 platforms (Mac, Linux, PlayStation, Xbox etc.) –
we will try our best to make Empyrion available on a maximum number of platforms over time.
Just got this game last weekend and I've been addicted since.
There was a new update yesterday, Oct. 1, adding in an NPC alien race that defends their towers now on top of the drones and turrets. It messes up
save games though so I haven't run into them yet til I re-up my new player.
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