Projects / Universe


Universe is an Open-Source game which resembles Master Of Orion. It is written in Java. The goal is to have as few arbitrary limits as possible, allowing games as large as you wish. It also supports a concept called "Schemes" which allows programmers to develop distinct rule sets and extensions.

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Recent releases

  •  10 May 2001 22:15

    Release Notes: This release has wormholes between star systems in the same galaxy, and between those in different galaxies. A number of unrelated minor bugs were fixed.

    •  13 Apr 2001 15:49

      Release Notes: Support for spiral, globular cluster, and elliptical galaxies was added. A new UI for choosing game scale was implemented. It is no longer necessary to update classpath to load data files. Other bug-fixes were made.

      •  24 Jul 2000 16:23

        Release Notes: New Resource Groups (which are arbitrary collections of objects, such as ships, factories, etc.), and a significant reworking of internal architecture to support the resource groups.


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