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Drifter by Celsius Game Studios

09-26-2011, 06:47 PM
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Drifter by Celsius Game Studios

This is the latest pre-release teaser trailer for the game, including two new tracks by the game's composer Danny Baranowsky:


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Presenting my latest game: Drifter.

It is still very much in development, but it's gotten to the point where I felt I could release the name and a teaser trailer:


It is a space trading game built upon the spaceflight engine in Red Nova and inspired by games I grew up with such as Privateer and Frontier.

The galaxy at the end of the video is the game's galaxy, and if you were patient you would be able to visit every star in it.

I am planning on posting screenshots to Twitter often, and others to this thread less frequently. Feel free to follow along to watch as things develop!

Last edited by CGSColin; 07-31-2013 at 05:55 PM.
09-26-2011, 06:56 PM
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Looks absolutely brilliant, Colin! I haven't played any of your games before but will be watching out for this. Any idea on an estimated release date? Red Nova looks fantastic too, think I might check that out in the meantime.

Last edited by TouchChatterbox; 09-28-2011 at 09:07 AM.

09-26-2011, 09:23 PM
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I don't like estimating release dates because more often than not they're wrong and people still hold you to them Let's just say that I want to get it out as soon as humanly possible!

If you do check Red Nova out, I hope you enjoy it!
09-27-2011, 01:01 AM
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By date I meant like Q4 2011, Q1 2012, that type of thing. Not "Eleventy-fifth November" :P

If you need any writing or design help, do let me know as I'm a big fan of your muses.
09-27-2011, 07:32 AM
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By date I meant like Q4 2011, Q1 2012, that type of thing. Not "Eleventy-fifth November" :P

If you need any writing or design help, do let me know as I'm a big fan of your muses.
Well, how about this, I'm pretty sure it will be done before 2011 is out and I want it to be done well before 2011 is out but there's always a chance something unexpected may happen to cause that to slip into 2012.

I should be okay for writing and design as I've basically been thinking about what I'd put into a space trading game since about 1993 That said I'll gladly welcome feedback on my updates as I post them!
09-27-2011, 07:51 AM
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Great name, cool idea! Great job Colin!
09-27-2011, 08:05 AM
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Looks great. I love space games, GoF2 is one of my favourite games on iOS.
I'll be following the progress of this and I wish you the best of luck with it.

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09-27-2011, 12:09 PM
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I finished the first space station design (and it's sibling from the same company) and I'm pretty happy with it.

Note that these are pre-rendered and not in-game, that comes next:


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09-27-2011, 01:59 PM
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First

Looks absolutely brilliant, Colin! I haven't played any of your games before but will be watching out for this. Any idea on an estimated release date? Red Nova looks fantastic too, think I might check that out in the meantime.
Seriously? You need to get Red Nova! It's an amazing game that everyone should have!

Very nice looking! I want this game RIGHT NOW, even though it's not done Can't wait for it's release and I will be watching it's development very closely

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09-27-2011, 02:07 PM
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Another game in my 'want' list