Nimbatus is a space drome building action for Linux, Mac and Windows. The games crowdfunding campaign is already 63% funded on Kickstarter. With 443 backers pledging 12,827 CHF of that 20,000 CHF (20,000 USD) goal with 28 days to go. While the full release is expected in March 2019. Of course taking inspiration from the greats. So games like Faster Than Light, Reassembly, Kerbal Space Program and Besiege.
So gameplay has players building and piloting physically simulated drones. All using a selection of hundreds of different parts. Sending players on missions in a huge procedurally generated universe. Full of destructible planets and vicious enemies. So in online mode you compare your creations with other players. Compete in a wide array of diverse challenges from the battle arena and the sumo challenge. And of course a scrap yard, to get rid of old parts.
Check out some Nimbatus gameplay yourself. There is a Free Demo for Linux, Mac and Windows. Which is of course a Unity 3D game, so everyone will be able to play. And it also runs really smooth. So check it out.
Nimbatus Gameplay intro:
- Create your own drones with physics
- Countless drone parts
- Sensor and Logic parts to build fully autonomous drones
- Thousands of different weapon combinations
- Procedurally generated universe
- Fully destructible environment
Nimbatus – The Space Drone Constructor is developed by Stray Fawn Studio. Also a small indie studio based in Zurich, Switzerland. The studio’s focus is on simulation and strategy games. Releasing their first game, Niche a genetics survival and turn-based strategy game. Also combining simulation and roguelike elements on Steam and GOG. Also funded via Kickstarter crowdfunding.
So the Nimbatus crowdfunding campaign is certainly doing well on Kickstarter. While the full release is coming in March 2019 and Early Access in Q1 2018. And the demo offers a decent first look into what we can expect.