Stellar Tales is a massive multiplayer space simulation game. It uses only text for visual effects so it's highly dependent on players imagination.
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Stellar Tales

Stellar Tales is a massive multiplayer space simulation game. It uses only text for visual effects so it's highly dependent on players imagination.

Tech behind the game

  • JavaScript && HTML5
  • Node.js
  • Express
  • Socket.IO
  • idgen
  • Forever
  • Hosted on RaspberryPi

What is already done

Server:

  • connect/disconnect players
  • authentication using unique gameID
  • generating empty univers
  • load and save (backup) universe to file

Client:

  • GUI redering
  • recieving and showing logs/stats
  • login using localStorage (come back to game using the same browser)
  • ability to change gameID and login on fresh browser
  • works for one gameID on many browsers at the same time

Play the early version

Game is under developement so the server is restarted very often and have a lots of bugs. If it's working then go to http://194.126.207.20:1337

How to run own version

Requiements:

  • node
  • npm

Installation:

  • copy all the files to some directory
  • run (in this dir) npm install
  • start server node server.js
  • in browser go to localhost:1337