Developer Interactive Fate announced today that their game, Shortest Trip to Earth, will be entering Steam’s Early Access later this year.
Published by Iceberg Interactive, Shortest Trip to Earth is a spaceship simulator with procedurally-generated exploration elements. Players will maintain their ships and manage their crews, all while upgrading ship parts and repelling unwelcome guests. You can also discover new planets and make contact with alien races, all while avoiding space battles.
Read the game’s description below to learn more, and watch the trailer to get a feel for the game.
About Shortest Trip to Earth
Shortest Trip to Earth is a roguelike spaceship simulator focused on exploration, ship management and tactical battles. Embark on a perilous journey across the universe, while an intergalactic war is raging.
Embark on a perilous journey through a procedurally generated universe and explore massive space sectors crawling with exotic lifeforms. Engage in action-packed tactical combat against hostile ships, boarding parties and inter-dimensional space monsters. Master the art of survival by customising your ship with modular components and perks. Choose from a range of spaceships and manage life within your vessel – from crew, pets and drones to ship modules and weapons. Shape your journey through hundreds of multiple-choice events, featuring unique hand-drawn illustrations. Shortest Trip to Earth features unforgiving permadeath, but you can unlock perks to increase the odds of survival on your next run.
- Master the art of survival in unexplored space!
- Traverse a procedurally generated universe full of intrigue
- Ship customisation & crew management
- Epic real-time tactical space battles
- Onboard combat, featuring hostile intruders, drones and battle-hardened pets
- Hundreds of random events with unique outcomes
- Uncover fascinating and exotic stories from across the universe