Tools, Machines, and You!

Weapons, Tools, Machines and You “A bad workman always blames his tools.”  Since you’ll be headed off into space with some questionably trained people, you’ll need plenty of tools to distribute the blame a little more evenly! —  —–  — Welcome back to another update on how to run your own space colony as part of The UnEarth Initiative. This week we’ll be talking about tools, machines, and the things you’ll need to build if you’re one of those over-achiever types who wants their colony to survive longer than a week. When we talk...
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Rovots and You

Hi folks! I’m Peter Hastings – the programmer on the UnEarth Initiative. A few weeks ago, John told you all about our plans for rovotic companions. He also alluded to the fact that they’d be programmable – and that’s what I’d like to fill you in on: Each rovot that you construct in the game is actually a fully complete, programmable computer. Like futuristic Roombas, you’ll be able to command them to patrol sections of your colony, repair damage, or water your house plants while your colonists are away. How do you do that, exactly? Well, the UnEarth...
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