Blocks and Battleships: Contested Space
Contested Space mixes action oriented ship combat with creativity and community. Players design their own ships and stations, while defending and expanding territory for their alliance. All of this happens in one persistent universe where every action has a lasting consequence.
Too many online games impose a static narrative on their players. Contested Space lets players control their own identities and define how they interact with the universe. Players naturally fall into role-playing when they are given different goals and perspectives. The game's primary goal is to help players create their own stories.
On Monday, Contested Space launched a Kickstarter campaign. The goal is to raise $26,000 before May 21st. A complete version will launch before the end of this year if the campaign succeeds. Backers are given immediate access to the game's ship designer, so they can design their own fleet of ships right away.