Phoenix Universe of Space Combat or Phoenix USC is a arena based fast action space combat MMO that will support up to 100 players per server (more possible). Players battle it out in arena free space or in a bases. Typical games are capture the flag, team on team and league or wing matches. Players select a spaceship and weapons to craft a ship to meet their needs. Battling in a rich visual environment players compete in building their scores, stats, wins and kills. If you like fast action, intense and addictive fast action online space combat then Phoenix USC is the game for you.

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Background Animation Update
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Background Animation Update

Dec 31, 2013 0 comments

Images of refinements in background animations. Cool wormhole effect.

Demo Release Planned.
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Demo Release Planned.

Jul 11, 2013 0 comments

Releasing a non-networking demo of Phoenix August 20th, 2013.

In game GUI system progress.
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In game GUI system progress.

Mar 23, 2013 0 comments

In game GUI system progress update. New features and options.

In game settings and GUI components
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In game settings and GUI components

Mar 14, 2013 0 comments

I have added a GUI system to Phoenix USC. This opens a path to in game settings and options via a slick GUI system.

New Client Launch Development Images
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New Client Launch Development Images

Aug 8, 2013 0 comments

New development images of the Phoenix USC client launch application (CLA). Featuring custom GUI components, translucent panels and more.

Phoenix USC  Ambient soundscape music, video samples
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Phoenix USC Ambient soundscape music, video samples

Oct 22, 2014 0 comments

I have posted three one minute snippets of the ambient soundscapes I plan to use in the alpha demo.

Phoenix USC - Latest development video
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Phoenix USC - Latest development video

Aug 22, 2014 0 comments

This video shows off the interfaces shown in previous news post as well as game play.

Phoenix USC Dev-Video 2
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Phoenix USC Dev-Video 2

May 26, 2013 0 comments

Posted new video showing new game engine features. Lighting, shadows, overhead parts and 2 levels of map play.

Phoenix USC Development - Update
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Phoenix USC Development - Update

May 1, 2013 0 comments

I have added new features including a second level of play, lights, shadows, overhead parts and more. Check out the latest video to see how it works.

Phoenix USC: Alpha Demo Video - Demo Available 11/2014
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Phoenix USC: Alpha Demo Video - Demo Available 11/2014

Oct 10, 2014 0 comments

Video of the latest progress on Phoenix USC's alpha demo. Available November 2014.

Phoenix USC: Asteroids and center mount weapons
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Phoenix USC: Asteroids and center mount weapons

Nov 21, 2014 0 comments

New asteroids with collision added to arena. Player ships now support center mount weapons. New explosion effect.

Phoenix USC: Awesome animation and laser FX - Video HD
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Phoenix USC: Awesome animation and laser FX - Video HD

Jan 4, 2014 1 comment

Video of new effects in animation and lasers. A really cool look at Phoenix USC progress.

Phoenix USC: Awesome video snapshot of demo progress
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Phoenix USC: Awesome video snapshot of demo progress

Nov 22, 2014 0 comments

Video snap shot of Phoenix USC's preview demo progress. Featuring all of the recent feature additions and sound effects.

Phoenix USC: Demo Battle Preview video.
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Phoenix USC: Demo Battle Preview video.

Nov 29, 2013 0 comments

Video of the up coming preview demo. Space combat between me and 100 or so bots. Showing of basic demo play.

Phoenix USC: Epic bot battle video
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Phoenix USC: Epic bot battle video

Oct 27, 2013 0 comments

I have posted a video of Phoenix USC running 100 bots in an epic bot vs me in 'God mode' battle testing new bot framework.

Phoenix USC: HD Images of Map Size seamless background
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Phoenix USC: HD Images of Map Size seamless background

Nov 11, 2014 0 comments

Images of Phoenix USC's new detailed background that spans the entire map seamlessly in awesome detail. I also show PUSC's new retro star field background...

Phoenix USC: High Detail Seamless Background Video
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Phoenix USC: High Detail Seamless Background Video

Nov 15, 2014 0 comments

I have posted a video showing the new arena wide High Resolution and High Detail seamless background effect. The video also shows bots vs me fighting...

Phoenix USC: In base weapons video - HD
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Phoenix USC: In base weapons video - HD

Dec 9, 2013 0 comments

Here I am testing the weapons FX in a zone base. Phoenix USC lets you fight in huge zones in space that includes bases where you can capture the flag...

Phoenix USC: In Game IRC Global chat system.
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Phoenix USC: In Game IRC Global chat system.

Oct 14, 2013 0 comments

I will be releasing a preview demo of Phoenix USC late next month. One of it's cool features is a globalized chat system based on IRC. This allows global...

Phoenix USC: Map Editor Video 1
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Phoenix USC: Map Editor Video 1

Dec 5, 2013 0 comments

I have posted an introduction video for the Phoenix USC map editor. Basic map construction and overview.

Phoenix USC: Map Editor Video 2 - Map Parts
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Phoenix USC: Map Editor Video 2 - Map Parts

Dec 10, 2013 0 comments

This video provides a basic overview of what map parts are and how they are constructed in the Phoenix USC map editor.

Phoenix USC: Networking Update
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Phoenix USC: Networking Update

Feb 9, 2014 0 comments

Progress update on the client and server networking model used in Phoenix USC.

Phoenix USC: Networking update 2
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Phoenix USC: Networking update 2

Feb 15, 2014 0 comments

A quick update on the networking framework for Phoenix USC. Image of server and client working together.

Phoenix USC: Networking Update 3
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Phoenix USC: Networking Update 3

Feb 25, 2014 0 comments

Development on Phoenix USC's networking framework is progressing nicely. Server has promising start.

Phoenix USC: New background effects, interfaces, HUD, radar and more.
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Phoenix USC: New background effects, interfaces, HUD, radar and more.

Jul 24, 2014 0 comments

I have enabled a tiled background feature, added interfaces for buy, ship and pilot systems. Improved HUD with 'dock-able" radar window. Improved in game...

Phoenix USC: New map, effects and more
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Phoenix USC: New map, effects and more

Nov 29, 2014 0 comments

I have posted a video of the new map design featuring a big base with two levels of game play, ramps, lighting, shadows and more.:D Also included are...

Phoenix USC: New ship design images.
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Phoenix USC: New ship design images.

Oct 31, 2013 0 comments

I am developing new 3D models for the ships used in Phoenix USC. Check out these six concepts.

Phoenix USC: New ship interface and new player ships.
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Phoenix USC: New ship interface and new player ships.

Dec 6, 2014 0 comments

Video and images of the new HUD and ships interfaces including a look at five new player ships. Little test flight of Star Jag and Star Eagle - Gold...

Phoenix USC: Preview Demo release date 2-21-15
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Phoenix USC: Preview Demo release date 2-21-15

Jan 28, 2015 0 comments

News about the upcoming Phoenix USC preview demo. Release date 2-21-15.

Phoenix USC: Running alpha demo using CLA
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Phoenix USC: Running alpha demo using CLA

Nov 7, 2014 0 comments

Explanation of the client launch application and how it is used to setup and run the alpha preview demo.