What Do I Do NEXT?
HIGH Getting lost in the game.
LOW Actually getting lost in the game.
WTF Murdering adorable creatures to learn alien languages.
Rockfish Games, the developer of space-shooter Everspace, should thank No Man’s Sky in their credits. Why? By virtue of the work from Hello Games being a disaster from the moment it launched, Everspace not only garnered press coverage interested in similar space-themed games, but has also been deemed a better title before it’s even launched. Granted, their work is nowhere near completion, but even in its Peter Brady phase, Everspace is showing many signs of trumping its overhyped competition.
No Man’s Sky is a vast and unimaginably large universe, and there are quintillions of planets. You could spend the rest of your life exploring and not even see 1% of the universe. But you know who has seen it all? The damn space cops.
Also known as The Sentinels, these little robots fly around every planet and moon scanning and watching. Scanning what? Everything. Watching what? You.
Over the last week or two (or three?) I’ve had a dozen unfinished conversations on Twitter and just as many ideas for articles and blog posts stemming from them, but it’s hard to find the time and energy to do justice to it all. Given the circumstances, I thought collecting all my half-written notes and reminders to get back to so-and-so in one place would kill all my various birds with one rock.
So, In no particular order, let’s finish these chats…