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A science fantasy RPG that combines space-simulation and RTS elements in an epic story at the dawn of Interstellar Age of Mankind
A science fantasy RPG that combines space-simulation and RTS elements in an epic story at the dawn of Interstellar Age of Mankind
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INTERSTELLAR PRIME merges RPG, RTS, and space simulation genres through seamless game play to explore human existence in the space age. Taking place 150 years in the future, mankind has finally acquired all the necessary technologies to contour space. The real question is, does humanity have what it takes to thrive in the unknown reaches of the solar system and beyond?

The main quest in the game is to reach Alpha Centauri, in search of a rumored, advanced human society who had supposedly created an Artificial Intelligence believed to be astronomically more advanced than modern scientists can comprehend that pushed humanity beyond technological singularity. The main drive of the story is about finding meaning within humanity.  Your role in the game is to influence the rest of mankind to either:

1) Transform the solar system into an industrial machine with a sole purpose of space exploration into the cosmos

2) Transform the solar system into a better, more comfortable home for the human race

3) Prevent any significant change to the solar system leaving nature to where it belongs as life is just a by-product of it

4) A war zone to where the strongest survive

How you choose to use the A.I. in accomplishing each major mission will contribute to all 4 paths for humanity. At the end of the game, when you finally reach Alpha Centauri, the end  result will be the sum of all your moral choices.

INTERSTELLAR PRIME will have a strong emphasis on sci-fi realism.  The technologies you will see in the game are all based on real science and genuine projects that are being studied and developed by scientists today. This means there will not be things like Teleportation, Mind Reading, or Warp Drives, for example.

The game will lead you to explore the real questions of conquering space.  Does humanity have the ethics, responsibility, or capability to be a space-faring species? This game will take you on an action-packed journey in a scientifically driven story filled with mystery, discovery, and thought-provoking game play.  

Merging three massive game genres is a challenge, but it's that pressure that motivates us to deliver an immersive and revolutionary experience. An experience that will put you into the shoes of a 22nd century star ship captain.  With such an exciting role come many obstacles to overcome. As you pioneer the stars, you will learn that there is much more to being a captain than just exploration.  You can lead a faction, forge alliances, wage war, build your own structures on Mars and floating cities of Venus or the many moons in the Solar system. Uncover a deep and eerie mystery of a lost advanced human society and much, much more. 

Star ship control: The bridge is where you command every aspect of your mission. It is where you can set navigational destination, manually pilot the ship, and enter a battle command mode. 

Interplanetary travel: Navigational map allows you to plot courses to travel through the solar system using the Hohmann transfer method. You must have enough Fusion Propellant to perform the necessary acceleration to complete the interplanetary transfer. One unit of Fusion Propellant allows you to travel one Astronomical Unit (AU).

Living quarters: You can upgrade your living quarters with decorations and trophies as well as a personal 3D printer to make modifications to your weapons and armor.

The turbo lift: The star ship you start with in the game is about the size of a medium size ocean liner with multiple levels. The turbo lift will allow you to get to any of the levels. 


The Interceptor: The best way to accomplish some of the mission objectives may require a fast and powerful fighter jet. Buy/Upgrade your Interceptor to stay ahead of the game.

The flight mechanics of the interceptor is different from flying any other vessel. It will allow you to quickly deliver a deadly payload to targets adding more variety to the overall game-play experience.


EVA (Extravehicular Activity): When you're not in a space craft, your EVA suit is equipped with Plasma Propulsion nozzles which allow you to maneuver around in vacuum Zero-Gravity environment. 

G-Compensation: The Plasma Propulsion nozzles on the EVA suit also creates a downward force perpendicular to the asteroid surface you land on allowing the wearer to walk around as if there were gravity. 

G-Compensation allows you to naturally carryout combat missions in Zero-G environment 

Planetary Missions: INTERSTELLAR PRIME  early story revolves around the red planet.  You will have to do many missions on Mars. You can purchase a re-entry command module vessel to land on Mars to carryout your objectives.

Building base on Mars: Once a command module lands on the surface, the command module can quickly 3-D print additional modules using the iron-rich soil on Mars. This allows you to build a mining base capable of harvesting large amounts of resources one at a time.

Defending the base: Enemy factions will attack to try and take away your resources.  This is where you have to use strategy and upgrade your mobile base with better defense.

Putting it all together: As a result of 3 genres combined in single seamless game play, INTERSTELLAR PRIME aims to offer a unique experience that is both familiar and new all at the same time.


The Dawn of Interstellar Age:

The year is 2167.  Man lives peacefully on earth with the advancement of technology creating free energy and the abundance of food and prosperity throughout the earth. An efficient governing system with all political barriers neutralized through the power of the free market and regulation of the United Earth Federation. Mankind can now set their eyes solely on conquering space and venture out to the solar system. Key technologies that made space travel a possibility are nuclear fusion, 3-D metal printing, carbon magnets which create artificial gravity, virtual reality, food computing, and genetic engineering. Many factions rise for the race to the stars, each with their own agenda. It is the gold-rush and the wild wild west of the 22nd century. However space is vast, no form of law or government of any kind could ever extend to enforce whoever is out there. 



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DEVELOPMENT UPDATE: REMNANT CITY (UNDER-CONSTRUCTION)

DEVELOPMENT UPDATE: MARS CITIES (UNDER-CONSTRUCTION)

DEVELOPMENT UPDATE: BUILDING AN ASTEROID BASE

Risks and challenges

Game development is challenging, completing a project this scale takes serious dedication. For this reason, it took 3 years to get to this point of having the core game mechanics completed. The rest of development work will be scaling up what is there and adding additional art assets such as 3D models, textures, voice acting, and music etc. That is where the funding from Kickstarter will help.

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    Ship Construction Sponsor (VR)

    Receive a copy of VR tour of the Serendipity (Steam VR required) and Appear in the game's credits as someone who made this possible.

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    Ship Construction Sponsor (Desktop)

    Receive a copy of the tour of the Serendipity (Windows 10 DX11 compatible PC required) and Appear in the game's credits as someone who made this possible.

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    Space Explorer (VR)

    Explore the Serendipity (space ship in the game) and the asteroid city, Remnant City in Virtual Reality (Steam VR required)

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    • Your name in the game credits
    • Digital Copy of VR tour of The Serendipity (Steam VR Application)
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    Explore the Serendipity (space ship in the game) and the asteroid city, Remnant City

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    • Your name in the game credits
    • Digital Copy of Tour of The Serendipity (Desktop version)
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    Commander (Early Bird)

    Take the standard pack at a reduced price!

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    • Digital Copy of Tour of The Serendipity (Desktop version)
    • Digital Copy of Tour of Remnant City (Desktop version)
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    Commander

    Standard pack includes a digital copy of the game with all of the digital copy of the tour packs both VR & Desktop versions.

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    • Wallpaper Pack
    • Your name in the game credits
    • Digital Copy of Tour of The Serendipity (Desktop version)
    • Digital Copy of Tour of Remnant City (Desktop version)
    • Digital Copy of VR tour of The Serendipity (Steam VR Application)
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    Commodore - Kingbullet Special

    Be a part of shaping the INTERSTELLAR PRIME Universe by having access to the weekly development meeting on our private Discord dev team channel. Receive a digital alum of the original soundtrack. Also, get a completely exclusive version of the Serendipity with hidden perks, easter eggs, and special items throughout the ship.

    Includes:
    • Wallpaper Pack
    • Your name in the game credits
    • Digital Copy of Tour of The Serendipity (Desktop version)
    • Digital Copy of VR Tour of Remnant City (Steam VR Application)
    • Digital Copy of Tour of Remnant City (Desktop version)
    • Digital Copy of VR tour of The Serendipity (Steam VR Application)
    • Digital copy of the game (Steam Key)
    • Digital Art book
    • Immediate alpha access as soon as the campaign finishes
    • Digital album of INTERSTELLAR PRIME Original Soundtrack
    • Weekly meeting with the dev team on a private Discord channel
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    Starship Captain

    Backer's edition of the game, standard pack with a copy of the digital artbook + Immediate alpha access as soon as the campaign finishes

    Includes:
    • Wallpaper Pack
    • Your name in the game credits
    • Digital Copy of Tour of The Serendipity (Desktop version)
    • Digital Copy of Tour of Remnant City (Desktop version)
    • Digital Copy of VR tour of The Serendipity (Steam VR Application)
    • Digital Copy of VR Tour of Remnant City (Steam VR Application)
    • Digital copy of the game (Steam Key)
    • Digital Art book
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    Commodore

    Be a part of shaping the INTERSTELLAR PRIME Universe by having access to the weekly development meeting on our private Discord dev team channel. Receive a digital alum of the original soundtrack. Also, get a completely exclusive version of the Serendipity with hidden perks, easter eggs, and special items throughout the ship.

    Includes:
    • Wallpaper Pack
    • Your name in the game credits
    • Digital Copy of Tour of The Serendipity (Desktop version)
    • Digital Copy of VR Tour of Remnant City (Steam VR Application)
    • Digital Copy of Tour of Remnant City (Desktop version)
    • Digital Copy of VR tour of The Serendipity (Steam VR Application)
    • Digital copy of the game (Steam Key)
    • Digital Art book
    • Immediate alpha access as soon as the campaign finishes
    • Digital album of INTERSTELLAR PRIME Original Soundtrack
    • Weekly meeting with the dev team on a private Discord channel
    • Exclusive version of the Serendipity
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    Vice Admiral

    Leave a mark in the INTERSTELLAR PRIME Universe and learn our secrets! You get to name a large asteroid (where you can build a base upon) addition to the Commodore reward, and we will give you access to the video tutorials on how this game was made, and get invited to our launch event as a special guest!

    Includes:
    • Wallpaper Pack
    • Your name in the game credits
    • Digital Copy of Tour of The Serendipity (Desktop version)
    • Digital Copy of Tour of Remnant City (Desktop version)
    • Digital Copy of VR tour of The Serendipity (Steam VR Application)
    • Digital Copy of VR Tour of Remnant City (Steam VR Application)
    • Digital copy of the game (Steam Key)
    • Digital Art book
    • Immediate alpha access as soon as the campaign finishes
    • Digital album of INTERSTELLAR PRIME Original Soundtrack
    • Weekly meeting with the dev team on a private Discord channel
    • Exclusive version of the Serendipity
    • Name a large asteroid (where you can build a base upon)
    • Tutorial of how the game is made
    • Be a special guest in our launch event
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    Admiral

    Learn our secrets and also be a permanent part in the game by owning an NPC character that lives in the INTERSTELLAR PRIME Universe. We will create an NPC character upon your choice of name, gender, occupation, and a half-paragraph character description. We will send you a tutorial video series of how we made this game with such a small team and a tight budget. Also, receive an invitation to our launch event as a special guest

    Includes:
    • Wallpaper Pack
    • Your name in the game credits
    • Digital Copy of Tour of The Serendipity (Desktop version)
    • Digital Copy of Tour of Remnant City (Desktop version)
    • Digital Copy of VR tour of The Serendipity (Steam VR Application)
    • Digital Copy of VR Tour of Remnant City (Steam VR Application)
    • Digital copy of the game (Steam Key)
    • Digital Art book
    • Immediate alpha access as soon as the campaign finishes
    • Digital album of INTERSTELLAR PRIME Original Soundtrack
    • Weekly meeting with the dev team on a private Discord channel
    • Exclusive version of the Serendipity
    • Name a large asteroid (where you can build a base upon)
    • Be a special guest in our launch event
    • Custom NPC character after you
    • Tutorial of how the game is made
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    Admiral of the Fleet

    Be permanently woven into the game by having an interactable NPC character the INTERSTELLAR PRIME Universe which gives a side-quest. We will create an interactable NPC character upon your choice (name, gender, age, occupation, back story, and side-quest) who has a permanent home in Remnant City with your own decor (upload 10 pictures of your choice). Also, receive an invitation to our launch event as an honored guest. We will have a 3D -printed scaled model of the Serendipity at your seat (or shipped you)

    Includes:
    • Wallpaper Pack
    • Your name in the game credits
    • Digital Copy of Tour of The Serendipity (Desktop version)
    • Digital Copy of Tour of Remnant City (Desktop version)
    • Digital Copy of VR tour of The Serendipity (Steam VR Application)
    • Digital Copy of VR Tour of Remnant City (Steam VR Application)
    • Digital copy of the game (Steam Key)
    • Digital Art book
    • Immediate alpha access as soon as the campaign finishes
    • Digital album of INTERSTELLAR PRIME Original Soundtrack
    • Exclusive version of the Serendipity
    • Weekly meeting with the dev team on a private Discord channel
    • Name a large asteroid (where you can build a base upon)
    • Be a special guest in our launch event
    • Custom Interactable NPC character after you
    • Tutorial of how the game is made
    • Custom home in Remnant City after you with your own decor
    • 3D printed scaled-model of the Serendipity
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    Legend

    Become a legend in the INTERSTELLAR PRIME Universe and forever be remembered in the gaming community as we interweave your story into the game. We will create an entire clan of NPC characters (limited to 20 NPCs + unlimited soldiers) as part of the main story as you get to decide what kind of clan you lead in the game universe. Receive an invitation to our launch event as an honored guest. We will have a large 3D-printed scaled model of the Serendipity at your seat (or shipped you)

    Includes:
    • Wallpaper Pack
    • Your name in the game credits
    • Digital Copy of Tour of The Serendipity (Desktop version)
    • Digital Copy of Tour of Remnant City (Desktop version)
    • Digital Copy of VR tour of The Serendipity (Steam VR Application)
    • Digital Copy of VR Tour of Remnant City (Steam VR Application)
    • Digital copy of the game (Steam Key)
    • Digital Art book
    • Immediate alpha access as soon as the campaign finishes
    • Digital album of INTERSTELLAR PRIME Original Soundtrack
    • Exclusive version of the Serendipity
    • Weekly meeting with the dev team on a private Discord channel
    • Name a large asteroid (where you can build a base upon)
    • Be a special guest in our launch event
    • Custom Interactable NPC character after you
    • Custom home in Remnant City after you with your own decor
    • Large 3D printed scaled-model of the Serendipity
    • Entire NPC clan of your choice
    • Be a part of the main story
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    Grand Legend

    Become the grand legend in the INTERSTELLAR PRIME Universe and forever be remembered in a very special way in the gaming community. We will 3-D model your character after your own image or a person of your choice to be the governor of a Martian city. We will also create an entire city on Mars per your description as part of the main story. You get to decide what kind of city you govern and lead in the game universe. Receive an invitation to our launch event as an honorary guest speaker where we would invite you to share your story at the event and broadcast live through our streaming partners. We will have a large 3D-printed scaled model of the Serendipity and a scaled model of your Martian city at your seat (or shipped you)

    Includes:
    • Wallpaper Pack
    • Your name in the game credits
    • Digital Copy of Tour of The Serendipity (Desktop version)
    • Digital Copy of Tour of Remnant City (Desktop version)
    • Digital Copy of VR tour of The Serendipity (Steam VR Application)
    • Digital Copy of VR Tour of Remnant City (Steam VR Application)
    • Digital copy of the game (Steam Key)
    • Digital Art book
    • Immediate alpha access as soon as the campaign finishes
    • Digital album of INTERSTELLAR PRIME Original Soundtrack
    • Exclusive version of the Serendipity
    • Weekly meeting with the dev team on a private Discord channel
    • Name a large asteroid (where you can build a base upon)
    • Be a special guest in our launch event
    • Custom Interactable NPC character after you
    • Custom home in Remnant City after you with your own decor
    • Large 3D printed scaled-model of the Serendipity
    • Entire NPC clan of your choice
    • Be a part of the main story
    • Model an in-game 3D Character after you
    • An entire Martian city per your description
    • 3D printed model of the city you help create
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    Legendary Pioneering Founder

    1% ownership of the title. As the Legendary Pioneering Founder, you have single-handedly allowed us to finish third of the base game. You will be the director for one of the main engineering missions on Venus and go on record as one of the executive producers of INTERSTELLAR PRIME. We will 3-D model your character after your own image and/or 10 people of your choice to be the major character involved in the main story around the Venus missions. On top of an entire city on Venus per your description as part of the main story, you will get to decide what kind of city you govern and lead in the game universe. Receive an invitation to our launch event as an honorary Pioneering Founder guest where we would invite you to share your story at the event and broadcast live through our streaming partners. We will have a large 3D-printed scaled model of the Serendipity and a scaled model of your Venus cloud city ready at your seat (or shipped you)

    Includes:
    • Wallpaper Pack
    • Your name in the game credits
    • Digital Copy of Tour of The Serendipity (Desktop version)
    • Digital Copy of Tour of Remnant City (Desktop version)
    • Digital Copy of VR tour of The Serendipity (Steam VR Application)
    • Digital Copy of VR Tour of Remnant City (Steam VR Application)
    • Digital copy of the game (Steam Key)
    • Digital Art book
    • Immediate alpha access as soon as the campaign finishes
    • Digital album of INTERSTELLAR PRIME Original Soundtrack
    • Exclusive version of the Serendipity
    • Weekly meeting with the dev team on a private Discord channel
    • Name a large asteroid (where you can build a base upon)
    • Be a special guest in our launch event
    • Custom Interactable NPC character after you
    • Tutorial of how the game is made
    • Entire NPC clan of your choice
    • Be a part of the main story
    • Model an in-game 3D Character after you
    • Direct a mission in Cloud City on Venus
    • Model ten 3D characters after a real person of your choice
    • Become an Executive Producer
    • An entire floating city on Venus per your description
    • 3D printed model of the city you help create
    • 1% ownership of the game title (1% of the profit for perpetuity)
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