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Inside a Star-filled Sky is an infinite, recursive, tactical shooter by award-winning designer Jason Rohrer (Passage, Between). What if you could enter an object in a level and find a level inside of it? What if you could enter an object in that level and find another level inside of that?
Release Date: May 14, 2011
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Reviews

“A beautiful, violent crumb from infinity's table”
9/10 – IGN

“Eloquently translates the incomprehensible concept of infinity into game form... Alternately maddening and sublime”
4/5 – GamePro

About the Game

Inside a Star-filled Sky is an infinite, recursive, tactical shooter by award-winning designer Jason Rohrer (Passage, Between). What if you could enter an object in a level and find a level inside of it? What if you could enter an object in that level and find another level inside of that?

What if you could change an enemy or a power-up from the inside? What if you could enter and change yourself? What if these levels inside levels inside levels went all the way down---and all the way up?

Inside a Star-filled Sky is a hard, procedurally-generated shmup built around this core concept.

Key features:

  • Unique recursive gameplay
  • Enter things---enemies, power-ups, and even yourself---to alter them for your tactical advantage
  • Procedurally generated levels, along with a massive bullet combo system, offer limitless tactical variety
  • Dozens of ways to approach each challenge---reflex your way through, blast your way through, or think your way through
  • Dynamic soundtrack is procedurally generated based on moment-to-moment gameplay
  • Plant your flag throughout an infinite level space to mark your discoveries, and see flags planted by others via a global flag server

PC System Requirements

    • OS: Windows XP
    • Processor: 900 MHz
    • Memory: 40 MB
    • Hard Disk Space: 10 MB
    • Video Card: Onboard Graphics
    • Sound: Standard Audio

Mac System Requirements

    • OS: OS X version Leopard 10.5.8, Snow Leopard 10.6.3, or later.
    • Processor: 900MHz Intel
    • Memory: 40 MB
    • Hard Disk Space: 10 MB
    • Video Card: Onboard Graphics
    • Sound: Standard Audio
Helpful customer reviews
2 of 3 people (67%) found this review helpful
198 products in account
47 reviews
0.7 hrs on record
It's a weird game, a shooter where you're plopped in and never really ends. Sort of a zen-like experience that is fun to just pass the time away. There isn't much of a failure state, when you're shot you are sent back a level. It's one of the games I don't mind just plopping back into for it's simplicity.
Posted: February 27th, 2014
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3 of 5 people (60%) found this review helpful
1,327 products in account
52 reviews
0.6 hrs on record
A very wierd but fun game that makes me think of Gauntlet for some reason

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http://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=269705143
Posted: June 11th, 2014
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0 of 1 people (0%) found this review helpful
75 products in account
5 reviews
1.0 hrs on record
I have no idea what the point of this game is about. no story, it's only a design idea.
Posted: June 25th, 2014
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2 of 7 people (29%) found this review helpful
259 products in account
3 reviews
1.6 hrs on record
This game is punishment wrapped in desire mixed with hope.
Posted: February 2nd, 2014
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1 of 7 people (14%) found this review helpful
69 products in account
55 reviews
0.8 hrs on record
alright IN ALL SERIOUS NO JOKE HERE
THIS GAME IS F*KING TERRIBLE
F*CKA U
Posted: May 24th, 2014
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