Demo version 0.001 released

Torchships ‘Candle’ is an experiment in simulating exploring and fighting in space. It will begin with individual movement inside a small starting space station, progress from there to EVA, and then on to larger and more capable spacecraft.

This demo is a first test of newtonian movement in zero g inside a small station and inflatable hab.

Latest info at https://torchships.com/

If you see issues or bugs please leave them at the issue tracker at https://torchships.com/

Current demo version 0.001

Windows PC Demo Download

Mac Demo Download

Controls

* Mouse for pitch and yaw.

* WASD for thrust forward/backward – left/right

* Q & E for roll

* R & F for thrust up and down

* Tab key to show fps and memory values

* Esc key to pause/resume

Caveats

* No audio.

* No interaction with objects or the station.

* Can’t leave the inside of your starting station for now.

* Velocities and thrust levels are not final values, will adjust to be more realistic.

* No consumables.

* Angular movement is damped over time as you move.

Next Priorities

* User defined keyboard and controls mapping

* HOTAS support

* first person body with ik and hands

* VR test

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1 Response to Demo version 0.001 released

  1. m says:

    Beautiful! And thanks for including a Mac demo.

    BTW if you haven’t seen it, check out Objects in Space.

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