Red Star faction too clicheé?

There is an ongoing discussion on the forums about the Red Star faction (read more about it in the latest Dev Diary), specifically about its name. A user by the name iferry says that he is Russian himself and that he finds the name too clicheé. It seems indeed a bit strange to have ‘Soviet […]

Dev Diary #4

Head over to the official Satellite Reign website to read the latest dev diary. It includes a confirmation of the latest stretch goal reached, concept art for buildings, and information about the Red Star and Eternals factions. Also, the backer forum is now up.

Stretch goal #5 reached: Writer and new factions/districts

The counter on the satellitereign website has passed $755’000 (currently at $755’495), which means that the fifth stretch goal has been reached! This will allow 5LS to bring Russell Zimmerman on board as writer, and we will see two new factions (The Eternals, Red Mafia) and two new districts (The Grid, Industrial) added to the […]

Is the Matrix a Syndicate Wars ripoff?

When the Matrix movie came out in 1999, it was praised not only for its impressive special effects and intense fighting scenes, but also for its intelligent plot. The central plot point of the movie is the discovery by the protagonist that the seemingly normal world he was living in is in fact fake. In […]

5LS on office equipment and story / UI brainstorming

In an update on the Kickstarter comment section, Mike lets us know that the team has moved into the new office and spent their first work day there. He goes into some details of the equipment which they apparently bought rather cheap from recently liquidated companies. In more directly game related news, Mike added the […]