Armello League of Geeks developers—who are already working on a hell of a strategy Solius Infernumannounced today second a project called Jumplight Odysseywhich may be of interest to anyone who loves management games, spaceships and/or old anime.
Here’s the game’s story trailer, which is a tribute to classics like Star Blazers/Space Battleship Yamato, Macrossold gundam and even some Ulysses 31:
This is very cool, but it does not show the gameplay at all, so for this you will need these gifs:
And these screenshots:
As you can see, the game puts a lot of emphasis on building management as you will be responsible for almost every aspect of the life of the crew on board. These are a grid-based building system, research elements, and resource budgeting. will be a sign people who have played everything from Theme park to Two point hospital.
However, it also relies heavily on social things as you will essentially be the captain of a ship full of Sims:
– As a captain, you must take care of the human needs of everyone on your ship. Everything from communication, sleep, food to water and air. Wi-Fi is not included in this hierarchy of needs.
– A delightful and adorable spaceship dollhouse filled with live crew living their own lives; eat, sleep, work and survive. Your team interacts with each other like brothers, sisters, lovers, friends and rivals. I hope the last one will be a little less, but we do not make any promises.
– Moods and ideas are contagious. In this floating melodrama, emerging relationships and incidents have a direct impact on the crew. Keep your team’s Hope high or suffer the consequences!
Jumplight Odyssey will be released on Steam sometime in 2023.