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|Developer(s)||Double Fine Productions|
Spacebase DF-9 is a video game developed by Double Fine Productions that was prototyped during Double Fine's open Amnesia Fortnight 2012, directed by JP Lebreton. The game is simulation set in space, that was released to Steam Early Access on October 15, 2013 for Microsoft Windows, OS X, and Linux computers.
The player designs, builds and maintains a space station, and must keep its inhabitants happy while fending off alien threats.
Spacebase DF-9 was one of several ideas presented for voting for Double Fine's Amnesia Fortnight 2012 project, where users would be able to vote for the game concepts they felt they would want to play the most. Spacebase DF-9 was an idea presented by designer-programmer JP LeBreton. The title received the second most votes and was one of five other titles that Double Fine stated they would develop into full games. A full commercial version of the game was announced on October 15, 2013, with an alpha version being available to purchase through Steam Early Access.
Double Fine announced on September 17, 2014 that the full game would be released in October, 2014. In addition, they promised to release the game's source code to allow the community to develop new content and features independently.
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