The universe of Tau Station can be unpredictable. Citizens venturing into ruins, Freebooter systems, or taking part in conflicts are advised to wear armor to protect themselves from potential assailants. If you back us on the newly added Armor Designer tier on Kickstarter, you can create a custom piece of armor to help ensure your safety during your adventures. Whether you’re after a practical nano-suit or flamboyant but strangely defensive overcoat, we’ll turn your ideas into something all Citizens will be able to purchase!
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While many conflicts in Tau Station can be dealt with via an astute mind, kind word or expeditious retreat, it’s safest to carry some form of weapon, if only for self-defense. If you back us on the Weapon Designer tier on Kickstarter, you can decide what will protect you during your intergalactic adventures. Design something portable but powerful, beautiful and imposing, or even masquerading as an innocuous accessory, which other Citizens will be able to buy.Continue reading "Kickstarter Special: Weapon 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"
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"
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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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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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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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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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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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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