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Developers offer open access to Space Engineers' full source code

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Indie developer Keen Software House has decided to open the source code for its voxel-based construction game Space Engineers to the public, in an attempt to make things easier for the modding community.

In addition, the team is putting aside $100,000 to fund modders who want to build total conversion mods based on the game's engine.

Space Engineers creator announces Medieval Engineers

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Keen Software House has just announced the 'Engineers' series is expanding to medieval times, as work continues on Space Engineers alongside ye olde cities and castles in Medieval Engineers.

The team want to stick to the technology of the age, as well as the "laws of physics" that says 'no, you can't have a floating moat of lava!' This is the studio's second engineering and construction project.

Space Engineers is free on Steam this weekend

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Sandbox space station builder Space Engineers is going free on Steam this weekend. If you're someone who loves building cool things and doesn't mind spending hours and hours collecting bits and pieces to jam together, this might be a good time to check the Early Access title out.

I don't pretend to understand the intricacies of it, but I do respect any game in which you can create something like this terrifying, gravity-accelerating battering ram weapon.

Youtubers Yogscast to receive a cut from Space Engineers sales in return for video series

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Youtube channel Yogscast, which has over 7 million subscribers, has announced a partnership with Space Engineers developer Keen Software.

In return for a creating a series of videos and branded items for the game, Yogscast will receive "a small share" of its sales revenue. You might think that sounds a tad like being paid for advertising, but a press release on behalf of Yogscast claims that "Keen Software will have no editorial influence on any content broadcast on Yogscast channels".

Space Engineers surpasses 500k sales on Steam Early Access

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Keen Software House's Space Engineers has sold over half a million copies of the space-based sandbox. The astral engineering and construction game achieved that milestone through Steam Early Access.

The indie attributes its success to Space Engineers use of "real world science, physics, and engineering" with just enough science fiction. It now supports multiplayer.

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