Author Archives: John Gillespie

PBS on the Physics of Space Battles

PBS short film on the Physics of Space Battles – some good points…

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Spacesuits and new Video

I’ve posted a new short video of the updated spacesuit helmet cam. You wont’t spend a lot of time in a spacesuit in TorchShips but you will need some basic instruments to navigate and check status before you acquire a … Continue reading

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Forum created

I’ve created a forum for TorchShips.

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Early Access Program

I ran a Kickstarter campaign for Torchships in the spring of 2012 – though it didn’t hit the funding goal I did get a lot of great comments, ideas, and offers of support from backers. I then suspended development for … Continue reading

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Video Update & Initial Game Point-of-View

I updated the About page to better reflect my goals for the reboot. I also posted a tech demo video of what the initial start of TorchShips will look like. The POV (point of view) is your own spacesuit equipped … Continue reading

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Reboot and some design thoughts

I’m working on TorchShips again in a very limited ‘as time permits’ mode. I’ll begin doing short updates on this site fairly regularly (bi-weekly or maybe monthly). At this point I’m mainly doing design work and some testing of the … Continue reading

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Suspending TorchShips

I’m going to suspend commercial development on TorchShips. One of the reasons for the kickstarter was to raise the funds to work on it full time through 1st release – unfortunately the numbers weren’t there (though the passionate support from … Continue reading

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