Avaneya Libre Game Project Releases Lost NASA Archive for Crowdfunding
by Kip Warner
It was maybe a year or two, I can't recall, but someone here asked me
to keep the list informed of Avaneya, a cerebral science fiction game
set on Mars currently under active development (GPLv3).
Avaneya combines the perfect blend of the metropolis city builder
social simulation, real time strategy, and cooperative multiplayer. It
explores mature themes in social justice, politics, ecology, economics,
We are pleased to announce the successful digital recovery of the first
images ever returned from the surface of Mars. Our studio recovered a
substantial amount of NASA's previously inaccessible Viking mission
data. The historic billion–dollar mission was the most ambitious in
history. Launched in 1975, it was the first to successfully reach and
photograph the surface.
This ground breaking software (GPLv3), originally intended as an
internal research tool, is now available on DVD for only $15. We ship
Your support is essential to help make libre gaming for GNU a reality.
We need additional full time staff, including professional creative and
technical directors, musicians, artists, and engineers to supplement
the tens of thousands of hours already invested.
We will have a lot more to showcase with you over the coming weeks,
including already complete beautiful concept artwork.
Kip Warner -- Software Engineer
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