Weird Worlds: Return to Infinite Space is a hybrid science fiction space adventure and strategy game set in the plausibly implausible universe of Digital Eel's critically acclaimed computer game, Strange Adventures in Infinite Space (SAIS).

SAIS players will appreciate that the core gameplay elements remain essentially the same (intelligent random universe generation; one-click interface; turn-based movement; real-time starship combat; etc.), however, Weird Worlds is not simply a remake of SAIS. Noooo...

The universe of Strange Adventures in Infinite Space has expanded in both size and depth. Whereas the tag line for SAIS was "Explore the 20 minutes or less!", the Weird Worlds motto might be "Explore the 20 minutes or more!" Weird Worlds is bigger, prettier, more detailed, deadlier and completely extendable so modders can create their own strange adventures to share with friends and other Weird Worlds players.

With surprising new mysteries, threats, ship types, weapons, artifacts and lots of disgusting and inscrutable aliens, Weird Worlds: Return to Infinite Space will tempt and challenge gamers to explore ever further, take bolder and bolder risks and create their own legends of high adventure among the stars!

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2 comments by vortexbeast on Nov 28th, 2012

Weird Worlds: Return to Infinite Space, the original award-winning space science fiction roguelike-like, is back, shipshape and starbound with a spiffy new version 1.30 update and a new low price!

Weird Worlds is a hybrid roguelike game of space exploration, adventure and starship combat set within a peculiar region of the galaxy known as the Purple Void. Each time Weird Worlds is played, an instant space opera is generated, but unlike other games of its roguelike kind, it plays to its conclusion in less than thirty minutes.

With its combination of humor, roleplaying, adventure elements, non-linear exploration and starship battle tactics, Weird Worlds emphasizes variety, surprise and replayability. Features also include a unique turn-based based movement system, real-time starship combat, otherworldly sound and music, full color graphics and access to all starships in the game via a robust combat simulator.

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Pirate Race

Pirate Race

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This file adds a Terran Pirate race to the game. It was originally created by the makers of WW for the community.

Terran Assault Ship

Terran Assault Ship

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Terran Assault ship shown in the "How To Create a Starship" tutorial

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nicklemarr May 12 2012, 3:22am says:

If anyone has any questions about the game, bugs, mods, or anything else: Please reply here or PM me.

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mcfroogle May 13 2012, 2:46pm replied:

Hi, not sure if you made the game but if you did very good work :-) I just wondered are there any mods you can recommend? or is there a location online where all (or alot) of mods are kept? thanks :-)

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stinkytaco May 4 2012, 5:43pm says:

The mission breifing music is broken on my system, it plays about the first 2 seconds of the song, then loops endlessly until you tell it to continue.

Not a bad bug, but really , really annoying when you are trying to read something.

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hurpes May 4 2012, 9:18pm replied:

oh wait I think mine does that too, I thought it was just crappy music choice by the devs

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kukouri May 4 2012, 2:34am says:

Wow, this is a hidden gem in the latest Indie Royale Bundle.

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nosef May 4 2012, 1:20am says:

This game really was fun haha

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kibertoad May 3 2012, 11:18pm says:

Can anyone recommend good mods?

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Stiltburger Aug 8 2006, 11:19pm buried:


is this some kinda lame clearence bin RTS?

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nicklemarr Dec 13 2010, 9:35pm replied:

No. It's a high quality, indie space opera. It focuses on the engine's flexibility for mods.

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adandiaz1 Jun 16 2006, 10:30pm says:

do you know where i can download a weird worlds mod for the mac os version, i can only seem to find the pc version.

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nicklemarr Dec 13 2010, 9:39pm replied:

The files should be the same, they are just text files.

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Weird Worlds: Return to Infinite Space
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Released Nov 2005
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Highest Rated (4 agree) 10/10

First off, let me say that Indie developers are the foundation of all PC gaming. Even when there are giant like EA and Ubisoft around, they would be so giant if it weren't for the little guys. Graphics Weird Worlds uses a custom 2D overhead engine. While simplistically using sprites instead of the usual polygon, it maintains some level of eye candy to fill fans heart with joy. Sound The audio is not bad. Not good, but not bad. A little flat, kind of monotonous, but unless you are specifically listening…

Feb 26 2010, 10:08pm by nicklemarr

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