Deep Space Settlement is a real-time strategy game focused on empire building and grand-scale space battle. It is currently in development.


  • Build your interstellar empire
  • Gather and convert resources to power your empire's economy
  • Trade resources between players and NPCs across star-systems
  • Random events, RPG style
  • Customizable ships and stations
  • Build giant capital ships supported by an armada of smaller, more maneuverable ships
  • Create fleets
  • Unlock new technologies
  • Unlock new ship abilities through an XP system
  • Defend against invaders and conquer new star systems
  • Single- and Multiplayer
  • Story and sandbox mode
  • High modding capabilities, access game content through XML and game logic through the API

If you want to support the development, you can pre-prorder the game right now!

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26 comments by dssmathias on Jul 8th, 2014

We are happy to announce that Deep Space Settlement enters its pre-order phase! Head over to for more info on how to pre-order.

The game has been in production since 2011 and will hit the First Playable milestone by the end of the year. By pre-ordering now you will get exclusive access to this very first milestone release and will be a privileged early backer and supporter of the development team. We will listen to your first-hand feedback and you will help shaping the awesome 4X RTS game Deep Space Settlement thrives to be.

The game has been completely self-funded until now, at first with personal savings and later through side contract jobs. Now, full time dedication to the project would require your support and we feel the game is close enough to a solid first playable release. In this release you will be able to:

  • build your first colony
  • design and build you first corvettes and capital ships
  • mine resources
  • basic trading with local non-player factions / races
  • defend against invaders
  • Single player
  • Multiplayer(allied)
  • Have fun!!

Q. When will it release?
A. We strongly believe that in order to make Deep Space Settlement one of the best 4X RTS game out there we need to take the necessary time to nurture the game in all it's glory. Setting us hard deadlines would compromise the quality of DSS. Please understand that we are a small team of passionate and dedicated indie game developers who will do whatever it takes to put an awesome game in your hands. By pre-ordering the game you will contribute to this goal and we can't express our gratitude enough. Thank you!

We are also starting a Steam Greenlight page, vote yes to help get us to the Steam store!

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spacecheese May 11 2014, 4:46pm says:

I'm throwing all my money at the screen but I still don't have the game. Maybe if I throw gold bricks instead...

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Urby May 11 2014, 7:13pm replied:

Sounds like a sure fire way to break your screen. :P

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spacecheese May 11 2014, 7:26pm replied:

Kant reed yur koment scrn 2 brkn. 4 sum reeson it allso afekts my tiping skillz.

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dssmathias Creator
dssmathias May 11 2014, 6:35pm replied:

Worth a try :)

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ThePaladin May 3 2014, 2:30am says:

When you will be looking for alpha or betatesters sign me up :)

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WILEz May 1 2014, 4:48am says:

I'm impressed.

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Brahman Apr 30 2014, 10:55pm says:

I will play this so hard, hope I can try a demo sometime for a video? Nice work! :)

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Darmanator Apr 29 2014, 11:09pm says:

I'm just astounded at how quickly this game is taking shape. There's a new update for it at least once a week. Compared with some other things I follow, this is a fantastic change of pace.

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dssmathias Creator
dssmathias Apr 30 2014, 8:43pm replied:

Thanks man, glad it's noticec! We're working hard on it and there's a lot to do!

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Iv@n Apr 27 2014, 5:28pm says:

Will it be on Steam my frend?

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dssmathias Creator
dssmathias Apr 27 2014, 6:01pm replied:

It's not up to us, but we will try, yes.

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Gulliver. Apr 26 2014, 4:35pm says:

Sound effect

i hope i wish the sound effect, guns firing, Explosion effect and any effect, good and Be real.


Keep it up you work great :)

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dssmathias Creator
dssmathias Apr 27 2014, 5:51am replied:

Do you have any specific questions? Could you post them in a SINGLE post in your best possible English? I appreciate your enthusiasm, but I'm really having problems understanding you.

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Gulliver. Apr 27 2014, 10:56am replied:

ok, sorry next time i post single post :)

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