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Dyson Sphere Program
« on: January 23, 2021, 07:53:28 PM »
This is shaping up to be an extremely interesting early access game.

It is really hard to pin down and describe. It sort of combines games like Factorio, Satisfactory and maybe, Universim or Planetary Annihilation maybe? You are basically in control of this giant mech that you fly from plant to planet across the solar system in order to set up factories, resource gathering and mining facilities all for the purpose of powering Dyson Spheres that I think keep your civilization alive. So it combines exploration, resource gathering, mining, crafting, building and I think even combat.  I've got less than an hour in so far, but I'm pretty impressed. The reviews are overwhelmingly positive too...give it a look.

https://store.steampowered.com/app/1366540/Dyson_Sphere_Program/
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Re: Dyson Sphere Program
« Reply #1 on: January 23, 2021, 09:03:40 PM »
Does look weirdly interesting. Is there a campaign available now?
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Re: Dyson Sphere Program
« Reply #2 on: January 24, 2021, 04:30:10 AM »
I saw it the other day, but have more games than time as usual.  Is there any enemy that can attack?  If not then I wonder how you can "lose" the game?
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Re: Dyson Sphere Program
« Reply #3 on: January 24, 2021, 05:21:26 AM »
I saw it the other day, but have more games than time as usual.  Is there any enemy that can attack?  If not then I wonder how you can "lose" the game?

Yes. It looks there  is combat.
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Re: Dyson Sphere Program
« Reply #4 on: January 24, 2021, 06:22:46 AM »

Yes. It looks there  is combat.

OK, thanks.  That makes me more interested.
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Re: Dyson Sphere Program
« Reply #5 on: January 24, 2021, 11:34:46 AM »
https://www.twitch.tv/dastactic

DasTactic : Let's play DYSON SPHERE PROGRAM

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Re: Dyson Sphere Program
« Reply #6 on: January 24, 2021, 12:00:59 PM »
https://www.twitch.tv/dastactic

DasTactic : Let's play DYSON SPHERE PROGRAM

He is quickly becoming my go-to guy with his how-to-play game videos.  His Shadow Empire videos were excellent.

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Re: Dyson Sphere Program
« Reply #7 on: January 24, 2021, 06:01:51 PM »
This game is one hell of a time sink. Holy cow!
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Re: Dyson Sphere Program
« Reply #8 on: January 25, 2021, 12:28:22 AM »
This game is one hell of a time sink. Holy cow!

Exactly the reason I am going to let it mature. I have got so many games to play right now. Once I get around to this one itíll be so good!
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Re: Dyson Sphere Program
« Reply #9 on: January 25, 2021, 09:33:03 AM »
I've been keeping an eye on this myself.
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Re: Dyson Sphere Program
« Reply #10 on: January 25, 2021, 12:28:56 PM »
Looks interesting.  I was going to pull the trigger but I read that you can't rebind keys at this point so I'll hold off for now.  If they implement that feature, I'll jump on board.

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Re: Dyson Sphere Program
« Reply #11 on: January 25, 2021, 01:57:04 PM »
Looks interesting.  I was going to pull the trigger but I read that you can't rebind keys at this point so I'll hold off for now.  If they implement that feature, I'll jump on board.

SDR....just curious, why is rebinding keys so important? 

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Re: Dyson Sphere Program
« Reply #12 on: January 25, 2021, 02:02:14 PM »
For what it is worth, the key layout is fairly intuitive. I have not had the urge to change anything.
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Re: Dyson Sphere Program
« Reply #13 on: January 25, 2021, 03:42:15 PM »
Not a review, but good impressions.

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Re: Dyson Sphere Program
« Reply #14 on: January 25, 2021, 04:06:58 PM »
Looks interesting.  I was going to pull the trigger but I read that you can't rebind keys at this point so I'll hold off for now.  If they implement that feature, I'll jump on board.

SDR....just curious, why is rebinding keys so important?

Can't do the WASD setup so I use my left hand for the mouse and I like to remap all my keys to the number pad.