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Tellus is now in alpha! As a reward to IndieDB and their community, we will be releasing the alpha to members of this site. This alpha release is the full game, not a limited demo. Enjoy!

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Tellus is now in Alpha!

After 7 months of development, we have prepared our alpha build for GDC. The only thing left to do now is let people try it, and tellus(see what I did there?) what they think!
To play, simply download the Tellus Alpha, and start playing!

For a good explanation of the game, please check out our previous feature
There is also a reference guide included with the download.

Current Features

  • World View
  • Region View
  • 19 regions with individual region views
  • 5 World Stats & individual stats per region
  • Uses real world data
  • 18 buildings with construction times
  • Deconstruction
  • Win/Lose Conditions
  • Tooltips
  • Region Descriptions
  • Region Hopping
  • Game Saving
  • Multiple control options

Currently, the tutorial is still being worked on, so it is incomplete. There will be a video up in a few hours explaining how to play the game.

World View


Building buildings!


sweet! I'm instrested!

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TylerTheDesigner Author

After you play it, we would love it if you give us some feedback. Enjoy!

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Well, I like it I spent about an hour maybe a little more playing it, one small complaint was when I was click on the menu on the left hand side it would also be clicking the map and I'd start building when I did not intent to build.

other than that small bug it's ran smooth and over all understandable, I personally think there should be more of a Civ/settlers feel to it but that's just my opinion not too shabby it was potential

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TylerTheDesigner Author

Thanks for your feedback Dr.Worm! The game is intended for educational use, so we are aiming to keep everything realistic within our data. That being said, I'm happy you enjoyed the game and hope you continue to try our upcoming releases!

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this looks pretty sweet!

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TylerTheDesigner Author

Thanks for the compliment ogggrez! Were you able to play the game?

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wow... Must Test...

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