Fly, swing and soar through a beautiful and deadly universe in a new kind of VR platforming experience. Using the Fling Engine - a propulsion mechanic designed for totally comfortable movement in VR - you will soar too high, fly too fast, and die way too much. Can you master the STRAYLIGHT?
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Feb 3, 2020
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Note: This Early Access game is not complete and may or may not change further. If you are not excited to play this game in its current state, then you should wait to see if the game progresses further in development. Learn more

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Why Early Access?

“We’ve been working on Straylight for about two years, and now we need your help! The game is largely complete, but this is our first rodeo and we would love some time with the community to polish it up as brightly as possible before release. We’re looking forward to discovering what works, what doesn’t, and how to do more of the one and less of the other. We’re also excited to get the ‘end game’ and story elements finished, and would love your help in shaping the final stages of our journey.”

Approximately how long will this game be in Early Access?

“Approximately 3-6 months. We need time to incorporate community feedback, tweak and polish the gameplay and visuals, and complete the ‘end’ of the game.”

How is the full version planned to differ from the Early Access version?

“The final version of the game will include 12 base-game levels, a collectible system that unlocks the REAL (and murderously hard) final level and true end of the game, and more story voiceover elements. We will be improving the menus, leaderboards, performance, sound design and visual fidelity. We may also incorporate community-driven ideas if feasible, as well as anything else cool that we think up and can manage to get done.”

What is the current state of the Early Access version?

“Currently Straylight is fully functional and playable with 10 fully realized, endlessly replayable levels and a tutorial level for friends and family. There is both a challenging collectible system and Steam Leaderboard functionality for those who like speedrunning and competition. The game keeps track of your progress and the look, feel and sound of the game—while it may get polished up a bit during the early access phase—are just what we want them to be. Straylight also has a very ‘ahem’ helpful voiceover system to teach and taunt you as you progress, and introduce some story elements. While incomplete, the early access version of Straylight is a fun and difficult experience affording hours of rewarding gameplay.”

Will the game be priced differently during and after Early Access?

“Since Straylight is fairly close to completion, we do not anticipate raising the price of the game when we leave Early Access.”

How are you planning on involving the Community in your development process?

“We plan on engaging with the community through the Steam forums, on our Discord, Instagram, Twitter and YouTube. All feedback is welcome, and we are tremendously excited to hear your thoughts and ideas. Even if its adding a deep, robust crafting system or extensive RPG elements. We’re not going to DO that, but we’re excited to hear about it! In the end, we want to make a game that you are as excited to play and share as we were to make.”
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About This Game

Movement Is LIFE
STRAYLIGHT makes VR movement better thanks to what we call the Fling Engine. Explore 3d space in comfort by flinging, swinging, and soaring through a beautiful galaxy filled with deadly dangers.



Easy to Learn
The goal in STRAYLIGHT is simple: Get to the end. And the way you do it is simple, too; just latch onto the blue stars and pull. STRAYLIGHT can be a pleasant, exhilarating journey through the cosmos. And you won't need to lie down afterwards!



Crazy Hard to Master
Just when you think you've got it down, STRAYLIGHT shows its true colors. Dodge deadly obstacles by razor-thin margins. Swing around a deadly crystal ball just in time to avoid a deadly spinning crystal ring. Die over and over again, ultimately triumphing as an unstoppable parkour space ninja.

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows 7 SP1, Windows 8.1, or Windows 10
    • Processor: Intel® i5-4590 / AMD FX 8350
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce® GTX 970 / AMD Radeon™ R9 290 equivalent or greater
    • Storage: 1 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: Does not support Oculus Quest through Oculus Link

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