We’ve seen amazing development progress since our last post, here are just some of the things we’ve added to Beyond Dark in the past month.
Improved Galaxy Generation
Being a space strategy MMO with millions of planets in a persistent universe, we wanted Beyond Dark’s strategic views to make it easier to navigate the near infinite galaxy. Firstly, we created named sectors and improved our galaxy generation algorithm:[Read more…]
We’re not just a team of passionate game developers who have worked on many AAA titles… We love playing games.
Between us we’ve played almost every strategy game out there and we especially love space strategy games. To understand why Beyond Dark will be one of the most amazing games you will ever experience, we would like to share with you exactly why we made it.[Read more…]
Beyond Dark’s online universe is the largest ever created for a strategy game. Home to millions of planets and hosting thousands of players, it is full of surprises waiting to be discovered. So how will you and other players begin to explore this massive, persistent online universe?[Read more…]
Beyond Dark’s giant online universe has millions of planets and almost infinite exploration possibilities. In addition, there can be 100,000 players in one galaxy and each player may control 100’s of ships and colonise many more planets.
A game engine that can handle a 3D universe 100’s of light years across, yet allows players to zoom in and see their customized ships in all their glory with millimeter precision, simply does not exist. To build Beyond Dark we had to heavily customise the Unity 5 engine, as well as build our own server-side engine (called the Andromeda Engine) to host the gigantic online universe on our servers.[Read more…]
We are pleased to announce the launch of our new Website and Blog.
Follow our blog to get updates on the development of Beyond Dark. Also on our blog, watch out for free giveaways and opportunities to participate in the design of the game itself!
On our blog we will also run a ‘Behind the Scenes’ series where you will get to see what goes on in our studio and what goes into making the world’s largest online universe.[Read more…]