univ1Take a look at the screenshots and gameplay videos for Universum : War Front.  Beautiful, aren’t they?  They’re all the work of one man, Cyril Megem.  He does art, programming, sound, and music.  This 21st century Renaissance man has been working on Universum for some time now, and it shows.  Other than the novelty of it being created by one man, what’s the big deal?

Universum is a FPS RTS RPG MOBA “space epic,” got it?

While playing in the traditional RTS view you’ll be able to jump into the battlefield at any point and control a unit from a FPS view.  As you play you’ll gain experience and money that can be used to upgrade your unit’s weapons, armor, skills, and more.  While fighting the computer, or other humans, you’ll need to gain control of not just the land, but of the sea, sky, space, and planet’s subsurface.  Don’t let the dynamic weather and destructible environments distract you from the large number of natural disasters though!

univ2There’s not much point in trying to explain much more about Universum, just check out its Kickstarter page or the official website.  Cyril’s efforts have enough people excited that the $20,000 funding goal has been blown past after less than a week.  See for yourself what it’s all about.

Greg Micek

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Greg Micek has been writing on and off about games since the late nineties, always with a focus on indie games. He started DIYGames.com in 2000, which was one of the earliest gaming sites to focus exclusively on indie games.
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