The Away Team
A downloadable interactive adventure for Windows, macOS, and Linux
In this interactive sci-fi adventure novel, you are the AI pilot of Earth's last interstellar ship, tasked with finding a home for your crew—the last remnants of humanity. Your choices will determine their fate, and your own.
You are the AI in charge of Earth's final interstellar spaceship, tasked with delivering your human crew to a suitable new home among the stars. The fate of previous ships is unknown--with a set of galactic maps to guide you, it's your job to decide which planets to visit, which crew to send down to the surface, and which choices they should make along the way. You are humanity's last hope.
Your choice matters!
Each of ten possible crew members has a distinct set of attributes, traits and flaws that will impact your chances, so choose wisely! With over 30 planets and stations to visit, over 700 choices to make, and near-infinite randomized sector maps to visit, there are countless paths to take across the galaxy.
A novel's worth of adventure!
Over 120,000 words of text across multiple playthroughs provide a rich storyline full of action, suspense, drama and horror. Can you find your way down all four paths to victory?
Lua-based missions and json-based data files make writing and scripting your own missions simple, and creating new characters is a breeze with the in-game character creator. Write yourself into the game, or include your friends and see who survives.
Eat your crew
Food and fuel are hard to come by in deep space. Choose wisely but quickly in charting your course--when supplies run out, tough decisions will be in store, and cannibalism might be the only option...
|Platforms||Windows, macOS, Linux|
|Release date||Jul 22, 2016|
|Authors||Underflow Studios, Cheeseness|
|Genre||Adventure, Interactive Fiction|
|Tags||Sci-fi, Text based|
|Average session||About a half-hour|
|Accessibility||Color-blind friendly, Subtitles, High-contrast, One button|
|Links||Steam, Homepage, Homepage, Twitter|
In order to download this interactive adventure you must purchase it at or above the minimum price of $8 USD. Your purchase comes with a Steam key. You will get access to the following files:
- v2.9: Time keeps on tickingApr 04, 2019
- v2.8 Released: Resolution selection improvements, minor tweaksMar 07, 2019
- v2.7 Released: Minor fixes, Minor additionsFeb 15, 2019
- v2.6 Release: Minor Fixes, Steady and Strong.Jan 25, 2019
- The Away Team v2.5 Released!Dec 17, 2018
- Mementos, Measurements of Time and a little more.Nov 04, 2018
- Lost Exodus update is now live!Oct 23, 2018
- Lost Exodus update to release the 22nd, along with a price change!Oct 07, 2018
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