Planetary Annihilation Kickstarter gets new Galactic War stretch goal
Posted: 07.09.2012 13:47 by Simon Priest Comments: 4
The Kickstarter campaign for Planetary Annihilation is on fire and the development team behind it are already introducing their latest stretch goal as pledges explode past $1.3m with 7 days left.

Backers have already unlocked more diverse planets and units, but now the devs unveil Galactic War. It's a metagame with a "dynamic story system" and it'll be ours for $1.8m.

Yes for $1,800,000 the Uber team will declare their new stretch goal achieved and include this great sounding new feature to Planetary Annihilation, which has been dubbed 'Total Annihilation in space'.

"We are now in the final stretch of what has been an amazing run," blogged Uber in their latest update. "Youíve already empowered us to start the next leg of this journey and begin development on the game. Youíve pushed us to go beyond our initial plan and deepened the game experience with more diverse unit types and planets."

"Some pretty ambitious goals have been solidified because of your support the past few weeks. Your enthusiasm and energy has encouraged us to think even more ambitiously about the scope of Planetary Annihilation. We want you to be able to destroy units, planets, and solar systems."

Galactic War needs that $1.3 million in pledges to grow by $500k.

"The Galactic War is a replayable single and multiplayer metagame. Play locally by yourself or co-op with your friends against our world class Skirmish AIís. Or play on the live multiplayer servers and try to conquer the galaxy!"

Features include:

?Procedurally generated galaxy map, play a different galaxy every time!
?Single player and co-op for local play
?Online multiplayer mega-battles. Join a faction and plunder the universe!
?Clan wars servers for fighting the galactic war between clans
?Dynamic story system that logs your fight and generates exciting counter attacks and special missions that up the challenge level

Uber added: "Many of you have asked for more single player action. We think that a replayable Galactic War metagame is going to deliver much more long term fun than a pre-scripted campaign!" The development team have released a trailer to better explain the proposed new mode. It has just a single week left on its Kickstarter campaign.

Source: Kickstarter


By djole381 (SI Elite) on Sep 07, 2012
With only 7 days left until the Kickstarter campaign ends, I doubt that they will receive $500K needed for Galactic War stretch goal, but, I honestly hope I'm wrong and they get those $500K.
By nocutius (SI Elite) on Sep 07, 2012
I'm sure they'll add paypal donations at the end they can't really do it officially trough kickstarter, at least I hope that they'll be honest about it.

Anyway this game looks more awesome the more they show off :).

I don't understand why didn't they reveal all the goals right from the start, it would have made the game look better from the get go and make more people interested. Many people simply dislike pvp, myself included.
By SirRoderick (SI Elite) on Sep 07, 2012
WOW that project really took off when I wasn't looking! I didn't expect them to get this high at all, never mind with a week to spare.