Endless Sky – 2D space trading and combat game similar to the classic Escape Velocity series

Endless Sky is a 2D space trading and combat game similar to the classic Escape Velocity series. Explore other star systems. Earn money by trading, carrying passengers, or completing missions. Use your earnings to buy a better ship or to upgrade the weapons and engines on your current one. Blow up pirates. Take sides in a civil war. Or leave human space behind and hope to find friendly aliens whose culture is more civilized than your own.

Endless Sky is a sandbox-style space exploration game. You start out as the captain of a tiny space ship and can choose what to do from there. The game includes a major plot line and many minor missions, but you can choose whether you want to play through the plot or strike out on your own as a merchant or bounty hunter or explorer.

This is free and open source software.

Features include:

  • Plugin system allows anyone with a text editor and a paint program to create new ships, weapons, or missions.
  • Create new star systems and planets with its galaxy editor.
  • Very minimal system requirements.
  • Cross-platform support – runs under Linux, macOS, and Windows.

Website: endless-sky.github.ioio
Support: Manual, GitHub Code Repository
Developer:
License: GNU General Public License v3.0

Endless Sky
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Endless Sky is written in C++. Learn C++ with our recommended free books and free tutorials.

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