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Kickstarter Special: Station Co-Creation

Stations have many layers to them – their areas and the characters that inhabit them, the missions and jobs you can carry out, as well as their history and connections to their neighbors. If you back us on the Station Designer tier on Kickstarter, we’ll work together with you to create a station in its entirety. Bring your ideas to life and create your own slice of space that all Citizens will be able to explore!Continue reading "Kickstarter Special: Station Co-Creation"

Kickstarter Special: Character Co-Creation

Just as people are the heart of the world, NPCs are the heart of Tau Station! If you back us on the “Character Designer” tier on Kickstarter, we’ll work together to create a denizen of the Tau Station universe, with the appearance, personality and mannerisms of your choice. Bring your ideas to life and create a character who will be immortalised in our universe!Continue reading "Kickstarter Special: Character Co-Creation"

Kickstarter Special: Mission Co-Creation

Are you a curious and inventive adventurer? Would you like to create a story of your own within the Tau Station universe? If you back us on our Mission Designer tier on Kickstarter, you’ll be able to join us in the mission writing process! Whether light-hearted or dark, character-focused or action-packed, we will work together on a new, unmissable story. Let your imagination run free as you create a mission for all Citizens to explore!

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Kickstarter Special: Creation of a unique avatar based on your photo

Tau Station’s Kickstarter campaign is active; you can support us by backing our project. To tie in with the campaign, we want to explain our co-creation rewards in more detail. Today, we’ll talk about making a personal and unique avatar, based on your photo! This special item is part of the last three reward tiers. On top of that, our talented artist Erik shares some special insights about his work creating avatars, and the process of co-creating an avatar.

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Meet the Crew: Another Fantastic Trio

Welcome to our fourth presentation of “Meet the Crew”, in which we introduce you to the teams behind Tau Station. You already met the narrative, tech and audiovisual teams. Let’s continue our tour by shining a spotlight on four team members dedicated to supporting Tau Station – from assisting our space-loving Community, to undertaking organizational work in the background, and even designing the game itself!

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Meet the Crew: A.R.T. and the H.R.S. Team

Words can paint a picture, and a picture is worth a thousand words – in Tau Station, our prose and paint complement each other, bringing stations, characters and objects to life. In the third episode of our “Meet the Crew” series, we’re delighted to introduce you to our Aesthetics Regulation Taskforce (A.R.T.). This three-strong team is responsible for everything you see in Tau Station, from characters to backgrounds, buttons to icons.

You will also meet our Chief Harmony & Resonant Synthesis Technician (H.R.S.), whose upcoming music and sound work will add an amazing new layer to Tau Station’s atmosphere!
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Meet the Crew: Tau Station’s Engineering and Vessel Mainframe

Welcome to the second episode of our “Meet the Crew” series, introducing you to the teams behind our beloved scifi indie game Tau Station. Today, you’ll meet our technical team, responsible for Engineering (back-end) and Vessel Mainfraime (front-end).

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Writing Challenge: Create a Collectible for København!

København is one of the first stations most Citizens encounter in their interstellar journey, one that helps set the tone of the universe. Having found the perfect collectible for Tau Station, it’s now time to find the item that perfectly captures your own experience in København! As with the previous challenge, you will be creating a description. The resulting collectible will be carried by all Citizens.

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The Accessibility of Tau Station

“The power of the Web is in its universality. Access by everyone regardless of disability is an essential aspect.”
Sir Tim Berners-Lee – Inventor of the Web (Mesh)

Right from the beginning, we have always held Sir Berners-Lee’s words close to heart. Tau Station has always been designed with accessibility at its very core. We envision a universe that can be experienced by everyone, regardless of personal requirements or situation. And this is exactly how we’ve been designing Tau Station.

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