Attention all moon mutants and interstellar aliens! Be sure to stop by and like the brand new Infinite Space III: Sea of Stars Facebook page as well as the good ol' Weird Worlds: Return to Infinite Space Facebook page. Why, you may ask? Shouts, space news & lots more! (New players: get Weird Worlds for Win, iPad & Android here.)

February 5, 2016

Make a Monkey Face! It's Time for
The Steam Lunar New Year Sale

To celebrate 2016, the Year of the Monkey, and to keep us all fat and game-happy, Steam has begun a midwinter sale of extraordinary magnitude. With that in mind, all Digital Eel game prices have been peeled like bananas!

This is a great time to pick up Weird Worlds: Return to Infinite Space (Now available for Linux!) and its recently released follow up game, Infinite Space III: Sea of Stars. Our trippy cult arcade games, Brainpipe: A Plunge to Unhumanity and Data Jammers: FastForward, are also available at absurdly low prices as well. Be sure to czech 'em out!

Please note: The Steam Lunar New Year Sale starts today, February 5th, and continues for seven days.

Ripcord out.


February 2, 2016

Linux space gamers, engage!
Weird Worlds for Linux Released

Digital Eel is pleased to announce that Weird Worlds: Return to Infinite Space has been released for Linux. At last, everyone can sail the sea of stars together, and blow up stuff where no one has blown up stuff before!

Weird Worlds: Return to Infinite Space is the award-winning indie game that pioneered the space roguelike genre. It's great to finally be able to offer it to a new audience of sci fi gamers. Get it via Steam, the Humble Store, itch.io and many other zesty indie game portals.

Ripcord out.


Latest Release [v1.1.1]

THE SPACE ROGUELIKE SERIES THAT STARTED IT ALL CONTINUES!

Get Infinite Space III: Sea of Stars from STEAM, HUMBLE and IndieGameStand

Happy Holidays!

December 22, 2015

Seasons greetings from Digital Eel! When there's a nip in the air, snowflakes are happily dancing on your nose and you hear the jingling sound of Santa's sleighbells, you know it's either time to check in to the local home for the bewildered or it's the Steam Holiday Sale. Fortunately, 'tis the latter! (This time.)

So, beginning today, Tuesday, December 22, and continuing until Monday, January 4th, INFINITE SPACE III: SEA OF STARS (new!), WEIRD WORLDS: RETURN TO INFINITE SPACE (space!), DATA JAMMERS: FASTFORWARD (arcade!) and BRAINPIPE: A PLUNGE TO UNHUMANITY (??!!) have each been joyfully discounted and are available for your holiday bemusement from Steam! Tip: Digital Eel games are the perfect relaxation activity for the inevitable aftermeal digestive torpor.

Please note that ALL Digital Eel games are alien-tested and approved for KIDS, TEENS, ADULTS and the Bellatrix IV HIVE MIND.

Oh, feeling generous? Digital Eel games make perfectly silly and surprising virtual stocking stuffers. Give a game as a gift, or give one to yourself. (You deserve it.) What matters is Happy Merry Krimble!

Ripcord out.


December 18, 2015

Seasons greetings from the Purple Void!
Let's start the holidays right with a Sea of Stars update!

To celebrate the traditional Terran solstice festival, Digital Eel is proud to announce a great new update for Infinite Space III: Sea of Stars!

The new version 1.1.0 introduces totally re-vamped mod support with a handy browser for launching mods, and now lets mod makers access the built-in editing tools that we used to make content for the game.

We have also added new content to the game in the form of a new special quest featuring a special guest, the notorious Tiberian swamp pirate Arch Fenster! Oh, and just possibly a ship from that other space roguelike-like game created by one of our Kickstarter backers may make an appearance!*

For all of our Steam fans, this update just keeps on giving by adding over fifty achievements, as well as Steam trading cards, badges (not steenking), profile backgrounds and emoticons!

Sea of Stars will be updated to the new version on Friday (today), December 18. Get it from STEAM, IndieGameStand (DRM-free) or the Humble Store (Steam or DRM-free). Non-DRM users may download a v1.1.0 Windows patch HERE.

May the Star-Krampus be gentle!

Ripcord out.

*Discover and command the Kestrel from FTL!


December 11, 2015

Bundle Fun from IndieGala!

A quick update today to note that both Brainpipe: A Plunge to Unhumanity and Data Jammers: FastForward are included in the latest (#25) and ongoing PWYW bundle from IndieGala.

Data Jammers: FastForward is a continuously moving three dimensional driving and destruction game set within a retro wireframe world of impossible race tracks. Prowl twisting bitstreams amidst bizarre geometrical environments enhanced by otherworldly soundscapes as your nimble avatar encounters more dangerous denizens, hazards and boss guardians along the way!

Brainpipe: A Plunge to Unhumanity is an easy-to-pick-up first person game of real-time spatial navigation and quick reflexes. Supported by hypnotic graphics, ear tickling sound effects and immersive dreamscape music, the game's free floating, forward moving intensity gradually increases from serene to frenetic as you play.

You'll never see these games offered at a lower price. Check it out!

Ripcord out.


November 25, 2015

HEY PILGRIMS IT'S TIME FOR THE
STEAM AUTUMN SALE!
NOVEMBER 25 THRU NOVEMBER 30


The space roguelike series that started it all continues! 25% OFF


The lunchbreak roguelike of interstellar adventure! 50% OFF


A Zen-inducing arcade trip that will blow your mind! 50% OFF


Tron meets Hot Wheels in a retro wireframe world! 50% OFF

THIS SALE IS NO TURKEY, SO GOBBLE GOBBLE!


November 12, 2015

It is only with the utmost humility that Digital Eel modestly announces:
Infinite Space III: Sea of Stars is now available from the

To celebrate, Sea of Stars is available for one week at 25% off. That means virtually endless lunchtime space adventures for less than it costs to eat lunch at Old McDonald's Farm or Back in the Box. Hey! That's like a free lunch every time you play the game! What game?

Infinite Space III: Sea of Stars is a starship roguelike, a sandbox adventure game of interstellar exploration and combat. Travel from star to star, discover strange artifacts and lifeforms, upgrade your ship with new systems and weapons, build up your flotilla with allies and mercenaries, and take on a variety of alien menaces.

Sea of Stars for Mac and Windows was released two weeks ago and is already headed for "cult" status! Note: Both the Steam and DRM-free versions are available. Also, the Humble Store gives 10% of proceeds to charity. Neato.

Ripcord out.


October 29, 2015

In celebration of the release of Infinite Space III: Sea of Stars, and because Weird Worlds is ten years old (though still playing great), we thought a little housecleaning was in order and that the price ought to be cheaper so...ZAP! Weird Worlds: Return to Infinite Space is now $4.99!

That's how we do it around here. (ZAP!)


October 26, 2015

Get ready to blast off!
Sea of Stars Launches on Thursday, October 29

In 1999, before Digital Eel existed, we began to create Infinite Space, a 4X space game that was ultimately never completed but its universe inspired a different approach...

In 2002, Digital Eel created the first roguelike space game, Strange Adventures in Infinite Space. SAIS was an IGF finalist.

In 2005, Digital Eel released a follow up, Weird Worlds: Return to Inifinite Space, the award winning game that inspired the space roguelike genre.

Today, Digital Eel is happy to announce that the full version of Infinite Space III: Sea of Stars for Mac and Windows will be released on Steam (here) and IndieGameStand (here - DRM-free) on October 29, 2015.

Infinite Space III: Sea of Stars has been a long time coming, so it's great to be able to share it with everyone at last!

Infinite Space III: Sea of Stars is a starship roguelike, a sandbox adventure game of interstellar exploration and space battles. Travel from star to star, discover strange artifacts and lifeforms, upgrade your ship with new systems and weapons, build up your flotilla with allies and mercenaries, and take on a variety of alien menaces.

To celebrate its release the cost of Sea of Stars will be reduced by 33% for a limited time.

Additionally, the precursor game to Sea of Stars, Weird Worlds: Return to Infinite Space, will be permanently reduced in price on Steam (here) and IndieGameStand (here - DRM-free) by 50% to $4.99.

Please note that Infinite Space III: Sea of Stars was funded solely by the indie game community.

Ripcord out.


October 21, 2015

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September 11, 2015

MAC JAMMERS NOW AT INDIEGAMESTAND!

MAC & WIN JAMMERS ON SALE FOR 99 CENTS!

We have some groovy news! Data Jammers: FastForward is now available for Macs at IndieGameStand, and, on top of that, it's on sale for 99 cents--Wow! (Note: the sale ends Sunday)

Don't know about Jammers? Here's the scoop.

Data Jammers: FastForward is a continuously moving three dimensional driving and destruction game set within a retro wireframe world of impossible race tracks. Think Tron meets Hot Wheels with bombs and road monsters!

Data Jammers: FastForward is reminiscent of all that is good in the world. Or at least some of the things that are good in the world, like Tempest and speeding through cyberspace.
- Adam Smith, Rock, Paper, Shotgun
Go HERE to get Data Jammers: FastForward for the Mac (and Windows too) for 99 cents--and it's DRM-free!

Ripcord out.


September 9, 2015


August 18, 2015

Despite the (futile) efforts by the NSA to cover it up

Data Jammers: FastForward is now jamming on the Mac!

Yep, it's true! Thanks to Henry K's efforts beyond the call of duty, Jammers is finally available for Mac gamers via Steam (with other groovy game portals to follow - watch the skies). So let's get jammin'!

A casual game with fangs.
- Adam Niese, Pixelsocks

Data Jammers: FastForward is a continuously moving three dimensional driving and destruction game set within a retro wireframe world of impossible race tracks. Prowl twisting bitstreams amidst bizarre geometrical environments enhanced by otherworldly soundscapes as your nimble avatar encounters more dangerous denizens, hazards and boss guardians along the way!

Key features

Zen-inducing frenetic arcade gameplay
Arresting 3D visuals and audio
Mindbending race tracks
Increasingly challenging environments
New critters and hazards per level
Easy to learn and play
Brisk play sessions
Excellent replayability
Hands on tutorial
Supports game controller and keyboard

From the makers of Brainpipe: A Plunge to Unhumanity, Weird Worlds: Return to Infinite Space, Dr. Blob's Organism, Strange Adventures in Infinite Space and the soon to be released Infinite Space III: Sea of Stars!

The Digital Eel guys have done it again: another outrageously retro, tongue-in-cheek, weirdly beautiful, and very inexpensive video game. As if Brainpipe weren't enough, now it's Data Jammers: Fast Forward. What Atari might have produced if they had had a sense of humor and a better CPU. I don't normally flack video games, but these guys' imagination and polish consistently impresses me -- and there's only three of them.
- Ernest Adams, Facebook post

Data Jammers: FastForward is reminiscent of all that is good in the world. Or at least some of the things that are good in the world, like Tempest and speeding through cyberspace.
- Adam Smith, Rock, Paper, Shotgun

The colourful, vibrant wireframes, and hypnotic collage of abstract 3-D models screaming past at a million miles per hour is very satisfying on an aesthetic level. If ever there were calls for examples of videogames to be considered as legitimate art, Digital Eel's creations would be amongst the first I'd proffer.
- Steve Blanch, Bytten

What makes the game a real pleasure, however, are the two things as which Digital Eel always excels; the use of code to produce trippy graphics, and the excellence of the music. Playing Data Jammers is like being at a rave, with glowing Tron-like visuals and a danceable techno score; indeed, weaving and gyrating through the game feels a lot like dance as well.
- Greg Costikyan, Play This Thing!

System Requirements

MINIMUM

OS: Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks
Memory: 256 MB RAM
Hard Drive: 45 MB HD space
Sound: 16-bit stereo sound

RECOMMENDED

OS: Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks
Memory: 1024 MB RAM
Hard Drive: 60 MB HD space
Sound: 16-bit stereo sound


We'll be there!

August 1, 2015


July 28, 2015

It is only with the utmost humility that Digital Eel modestly announces:
Weird Worlds: Return to Infinite Space is now available from the

10 light years and going strong, Weird Worlds: Return to Infinite Space continues to transport players to the deepest strangest regions of the galaxy. Meantime, thanks to the Humble Store for believing in the game and for helping to continue the adventure! (There are still many space-happy gamers in orbit who haven't heard of Weird Worlds!)

Here's a cool thing: the Humble Store gives 10% of proceeds to charity. These are the good guys, folks. So be sure to check out Weird Worlds at the Humble Store. It's more fun than earthlings should be allowed to have!

Ripcord out.


July 3, 2015

Hyperpiped in steaming from the Gas Gardens of Azuria: It's
The Sea of Stars Original Computer Game Soundtrack!

GET IT FROM STEAM OR BANDCAMP

PLEASE NOTE: All Kickstarter backers at the $18
level and higher will receive their free copy shortly!


JOIN THE BAND

Latest Sea of Stars Teaser

The lunch break roguelike of interstellar adventure!


Available for Mac, PC, iPad, Android & NOOK. | Weird Worlds Website

July 3, 2015

Change List

June 11, 2015

SEA of STARS | WEIRD WORLDS | BRAINPIPE | JAMMERS

The Steam MONSTER Summer Sale runs from today until June 21

June 3, 2015

Hello, starship captains! Today's update brings two big changes: Loadout Options and Ship Hull Upgrades.

The first allows you access to any ship systems and weapon technology that is considered "off the shelf" at your location. At nearly any home world that offers trade, you can click on a system or weapon slot on your ship and see what loadout options are available. The selection depends on the world, and changes over time as each race develops new technology. You may need to sell an item or a few to earn credit before you can take advantage of this. (Tip: if you haven't found any better drives after a while, check back at Hope!)

Ship hulls can be upgraded at the ship's origin world - Hope for Terran ships, Loryx for the Zorg, and so on. Simply go to the home world and select your ship to see if upgrades are available. Larger ships like frigates and destroyers become available as time passes - as well as new "advanced" versions of Terran military ships with additional rear-firing weapon mounts. These upgrades are also paid for by store credit, so bring something to trade!

Go here to see the full change list.


May 19, 2015

It's the Outer Space, Inner Space & Cyberspace Sale!

We love itch.io! And we're brand new there so, as an introduction, all Digital Eel games--Weird Worlds: Return to Infinite Space, Brainpipe: A Plunge to Unhumanity and Data Jammers: FastForward--are 50% off OR get all three for a special LOOoo price.

The Outer Space, Inner Space & Cyberspace Sale begins on Wednesday, May 20, and ends on Monday, May 24. Go see!


May 13, 2015

Digital Eel's Weird, Weirder and Weirdest Now on itch.io!


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February 17, 2015

Begone, Old Man Winter!
Here's a roasty toasty deal from Digital Eel and

With a little help from IGS, ALL Digital Eel games--Data Jammers: FastForward (arcade; PC), Brainpipe: A Plunge to Unhumanity (arcade; PC/Mac), Weird Worlds: Return to Infinite Space (hybrid roguelike; PC/Mac) and Infinite Space III: Sea of Stars Early Access (hybrid roguelike; PC)--are 50% OFF from Tuesday, February 17th, until Sunday, February 22nd.

Be sure to click the game links for full descriptions and feature lists, screenshots, reviewer comments, teaser videos and more!

Deep space, cyberspace, brain-space, game-space! Explore the otherworldly weirdness (otherweirdly worldness?) of Digital Eel games!


February 2, 2015


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January 5, 2015


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