Added a mining system to Space Nerds In Space

August 4, 2015 — I’ve added a mining system to my game Space Nerds In Space. Your ship now comes equipped with a mining bot, which you can dispatch to asteroids to gather minerals which you can then sell at starbases. The bot is launched from the science station, but controlled and monitored from the comms station. You hail the bot as if it were any other ship and can request status reports, command it to return to the ship or to alter its course to another asteroid. Here’s a video showing how it works:

~ by scaryreasoner on August 5, 2015.

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