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Platforms: PC, Mac, Linux
Languages: English, German
Players: Single-player
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BossConstructor Greenlit!
Release date: 2014 (Early Access planned)
BossConstructor is a game about building, tweaking and flying your own spaceship!

Building your ship
The core feature of the game is the ship editor which allows you to freely assemble your own ship from a number of different modules. The way you build your ship has a physically plausible and strong influence on how it behaves and what you can do with it. Finding the right balance and designing a good ship is a challenging yet rewarding task.

Flying your ship
The game will include about 25 missions which will test both your design and piloting skills. The missions will include combat and survival missions as well as mining and trade missions. Completing missions will unlock further ship modules and missions. Furthermore you can compete with other players via online score boards.

Map editor
The in-game map editor will allow you to design your own missions and share them with your friends.

Artificial Intelligence
A major component of the game is the artificial intelligence (AI) of your computer-controlled enemies and allies which is based on evolutionary algorithms. If you are interested in this, the game will allow you to play with and watch AI-generated ships fight each other and evolve.

Availability and Current state
The game is currently in the alpha stage. The base game mechanics as well as the ship editor are already functional but a lot of stuff is still in development. Given that the Steam Greenlight campaign is successful, I intend to launch the game via Steam Early Access in order to give you the possibility to get your hands on the game as fast as possible. Afterwards I intend to publish monthly updates until the game is done. The game is available for Windows, Linux and MacOS.
Popular Discussions View All (3)
Aug 23, 2014 @ 11:06am
Ideas for Ship Components
Oct 21, 2013 @ 9:02pm
How many people looking at this game understand what an Evolutionary Algorithm is?
Sep 16, 2013 @ 8:34am
What I Like About the Alpha So Far
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oakleygunn117 Aug 21, 2014 @ 10:26am 
still watching
oakleygunn117 Aug 3, 2014 @ 10:50am 
still watching the game
Penta Jul 7, 2014 @ 6:14pm 
Reminds me a lot of Fraxy.
НАСТРОЕНИЕ СИНЕЕ Jul 1, 2014 @ 7:44am 
nnnnnnniiiiiiiicccccceeeee game
Robert Baratheon Jun 28, 2014 @ 9:42pm 
The possibilities...

P.S. @Dwood I have the same problem. You might have to try to look up the videos straight from YouTube
Dwood Jun 26, 2014 @ 1:16pm 
i can't watch the video they keep going start to the end anyone eles have this problem?
Pic look good thou
oakleygunn117 Jun 26, 2014 @ 10:36am 
cant wait

oakleygunn117 Jun 26, 2014 @ 10:36am 
oh ok thanks
BossConstructor  [author] Jun 26, 2014 @ 2:21am 
@oakleygunn117: The price will be comparable to the price of typical Indie games like FTL, Minecraft etc..
BossConstructor  [author] Jun 26, 2014 @ 2:20am 
As you might have heard, BossConstructor has been officially greenlit by the Steam Community and Valve's approval process. Since Steam is the most popular PC gaming distribution platform, this is great news! I would like to thank everyone who has contributed to this success by upvoting and sharing the game as well as the YouTubers and journalist who have covered it! :)

I am currently focussing on bugfixing and testing to provide a solid and fun Early Access version of BossConstructor as soon as possible (likely in autumn/fall 2014).

So, expect to see a lot more in the upcoming months.
Thank you for supporting and following BossConstructor! :)