Starminer, a new game from Paradox; It is an attractive space mining simulation

Starminer, a new game from Paradox; It is an attractive space mining simulation
Starminer, a new game from Paradox; It is an attractive space mining simulation

November 20, 2023, 6:47 p.m

Starminer (formerly ILL Space) is a new game in the Paradox Arc catalog. CoolandGoodGames’ space mining simulator is headed to early access.

Image source: CoolandGoodGames / Paradox Interactive.


We will have to wait for new products not from the Colossal Order studio, but from the publisher Cities: Skylines 2 In no way am I withholding news until this production is fixed. Paradox Interactive has announced Starminer – Space mining simulation.

Although the title of the game is new, its development has been known for a long time. So far, debut The project of the studio CoolAndGoodGames was known as Sick spaceFor a short time, players can try it out as part of the early access demo. today The band announced their collaboration with Paradox Arc – A branch of Paradox that focuses on supporting promising projects by small developers.

The “first” trailer. Starminer You can watch below.

  1. Steam Starminer

The creators describe their work as follows: “Realistic simulation of core building in space.”

  1. The game will take place in real-time, and players will pilot a huge interstellar warship, obtain raw materials, conduct research to increase mining efficiency, and complete missions as hired mercenaries.
  2. As the project expands, the “heat signature” of the player’s fleet will increase, which at some point will lead to this. Clashes with aliens, from which you will have to defend yourself with the help of self-designed units.

The developer posted an entry on Steam where they not only announced the name change and publisher acquisition, but also shared additional details about the game and its future. Regarding the latter, we only learned that the creators will continue to prioritize community feedback (a separate in-game tool has been set up to collect it).

Starminer It will arrive in Early Access on PC in 2024.

He has been interested in video games (and not just video games) for many years and completed his MA in Polish Studies at the University of Warsaw with a thesis devoted to this topic. He started his adventure with in 2015, where he wrote for Games Newsroom, and then for Film and Technology Newsroom (he also contributed to Games Encyclopedia). He started with platformers and is still a big fan of them (including metroidvania games), but is also interested in card games (including arcade games), fighting games, soul games, and basically anything related to gaming. Don’t ask about graphics issues – after a few hours the author can admire pixelated characters from games dating back to the Game Boy era (if not earlier).


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