Stop. Stop what you're doing right now and watch this trailer for StarForge. Watch it without sound if you have to, just watch it! There's a lot to take in during those six and a half minutes, but the bottom line is that StarForge looks to be a new "indie darling." It quickly hit the top of Reddit today and even got the Notch bump (two of the quickest ways to crash your server).
Devoloped by two dudes, StarForge is making a lot of promises. Terrain deformation, base building, land-to-space travel (with no loading times!), procedural generation, and legit physics seem to be making the short list of features. The trailer demonstrates all of that, and you can even see for yourself by downloading a playable build of the game. Currently, the best way to download the game is through torrents, (found in the info box on YouTube) since their servers are being overloaded. The playable build isn't as expansive as the trailer, so don't get your hopes up just yet. Oh, and did I mention that it's going to be free-to-play? Well, it is!
I've played the game for a bit, and I must say: I am very excited for the future of StarForge.... read more