From the Studio: Ship Up-Scaling

Our shiny new artist, Hans, is currently hard at work up-scaling the craft in Strike Suit Zero. He’s upping the number of polygons and increasing the fidelity of the textures, breathing new life into the ship designs. Why you ask? Well that would be telling. Enjoy the images for now. Next week we’ll talk to [...]

THE PILOTS THAT DEFINED STRIKE SUIT ZERO

True, Strike Suit Zero is largely about fighter-craft, big ol’ capital ships and transforming suits of space armour. These craft wouldn’t be much without somebody in the cockpit, however. Today we’re going to take a quick look at some of the pilots that shaped the events of Strike Suit Zero.    GRACE REYNOLDS Though young, [...]

THE BATTLES THAT DEFINED STRIKE SUIT ZERO

The events of (and indeed leading up to) Strike Suit Zero are defined by large-scale fleet battles where the tide of war can turn very quickly. In this feature we’re going to look at some of the more notable battles in Strike Suit lore. These battles were so notable, in fact, that the UNE re-created [...]

BORN READY GAMES’ FAVOURITE SPACE COMBAT GAMES

As you might expect, the studio behind a space combat game is comprised of folk who are big fans of space combat. Funny that. Anyway, in this week’s blog post, we thought we’d share with you some of our favourite space combat games. Sam Bradley, UI Artist   I’ve played a lot of X-wing versus [...]

THIS IS WHAT THE LARGEST ONLINE SPACE BATTLE EVER TO TAKE PLACE LOOKS LIKE

The image above shows what the largest online space battle to ever take place looks like. On the evening of Sunday 28th July, over 4000 people took Eve Online in a head to head skirmish that lasted more than five hours and sent more than 2900 ships to the scrap-heap. Impressive, no? Two of EVE’s [...]

Strike Suit Survey – Results

Firstly, a massive thank you to everybody that has taken the time to fill out the Strike Suit survey – it saw a great response, and the results have proven rather interesting. We thought it might be nice to reveal a few interesting titbits of information based on your answers, which you’ll find below. One [...]

Aftershocks — Fan Fiction

One of our community members, Zwabbit, has put pen to paper and come up with a short piece of fiction offering a little humanity to the Colonial side of the war. We were suitably impressed and would like to share that fiction with you today. We’d also like to thank Zwabbit for the time he [...]

Fold Technology; The Physics of Strike Suit Zero Explained

*Warning: contains minor plot spoilers*  The world of Strike Suit Zero is populated with colossal ships, powerful weaponry and advanced technologies. In today’s feature, we’re going to take a look at one of those technologies; the technology that underpins the events of Strike Suit Zero; the technology that allowed mankind to venture forth into the [...]

The Crowd-Funding Climate

As you’re probably aware, Strike Suit Zero was successfully funded on Kickstarter. Thanks to our backers, we were able to keep the game in development for an extra couple of months and iron out the bugs and issues we would have otherwise been forced to launch with. For a small studio without the aid of [...]

SPACE COMBAT – THE FUTURE OF THE SPACE

Last week we took a brief look at why the space combat genre died out after its 90’s heyday and how it’s recently been brought back thanks to new avenues of publishing – amongst other things. In today’s post, we’re going to take a quick look at what’s in store for the future of the [...]