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Sequel to the award-winning, genre-breaking, asymmetric strategy cult classic.  The most sentient AI in gaming.
Sequel to the award-winning, genre-breaking, asymmetric strategy cult classic.  The most sentient AI in gaming.
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    * Name an in-game planet (subject to approval)
    * 1x of Stars Beyond Reach AS-IS. (See main page for details)
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    * 1x of Stars Beyond Reach AS-IS. (See main page for details)
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    * Name an in-game planet (subject to approval)
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    * 1x of Stars Beyond Reach AS-IS. (See main page for details)
    ++ Work with art director Blue to create the visual design for a Derelict Fortress.
    ++ Work with Keith to design the weapons/defenses the fortress has when repaired (out of existing mechanics).
    ++Work with Keith to create the lore backstory for this facility.

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    * AI War 2 Original Soundtrack
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    * Name an in-game planet (subject to approval)
    * 1x of Stars Beyond Reach AS-IS. (See main page for details)
    * Work with art director Blue to create an alternate visual design for an Ark OR Flagship that any player can then choose from in-game.
    ++ You and two of your friends (more if networking conditions are amenable) play a campaign with lead programmer/designer Keith LaMothe against the AI for up to 8 realtime hours. (See main page for details)

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    * AI War 2 Original Soundtrack
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    * 1x of Stars Beyond Reach AS-IS. (See main page for details)
    * Work with art director Blue to create an alternate visual design for an Ark OR Flagship that any player can then choose from in-game.
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    * AI War 2 Original Soundtrack
    * 1x The Last Federation + 2 Expansions
    * Name an in-game planet (subject to approval)
    * Design and name an AI personality (subject to approval, and using existing traits).
    * Write your own Player-triggerable taunt (subject to approval!) to be fully voiced.
    * Write your own AI-triggered taunt (subject to approval!) to be fully voiced.
    * 1x of Stars Beyond Reach AS-IS. (See main page for details)
    * Work with art director Blue to create an alternate visual design for an Ark OR Flagship that any player can then choose from in-game.
    ++ You and two of your friends (more if networking conditions are amenable) play a campaign with lead programmer/designer Keith LaMothe against the AI for up to 8 realtime hours. (See main page for details)
    ++ FULL SOURCE CODE to Skyward Collapse and its expansion. NDA required, but code can be used for commercial purposes. (See main page for details)

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    * AI War 2 Original Soundtrack
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    * AI War 2 Original Soundtrack
    * 1x The Last Federation + 2 Expansions
    * Name an in-game planet (subject to approval)
    * 1x of Stars Beyond Reach AS-IS. (See main page for details)
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