A downloadable game for Windows

I was able to achieve over 60FPS on RTX 2060 with double bounce reflections enabled and resolution 2560x1440.

Solder is a short RTS-style game concept placed in the futuristic science fiction world inside the computer on an imagined PC Board.
The tech demo is an introduction to basic RTS mechanics based on a parasite chip called SOLDER that evolves during the journey on PCB.

Controls:

-Click the left mouse button on the entity to select
-When the entity is selected then click the right button on the pc board to command the move to the location.
-Use the mouse wheel button hold to rotate the camera.
-Use the mouse button wheel up/down to zoom in/out.
-Use W/A/S/D/arrows  to move the camera and Q/E to rotate the camera by 45'
- F11 fullscreen
-Esc to exit

After finishing the demo you will see a short cutscene that is presenting the level with ray tracing.

I am planning to extend this demo in the future into a combination of my favorite RTS games like Dune / Age of Empires but placed in the science fiction world where you have to build a civilization of microchips and manage cooling, processors, memory, a number of tasks that can be executed at the same time and fight against typical computer enemies like bugs, errors, crashes, viruses, nasal demons, and memory leaks.

A few weeks of work is not enough time to produce a fully functional RTS so I've decided to present the ray tracing in the short campaign mode introduction.

I believe it's an interesting concept so maybe if there will be some interest in this game then I will finish the project as the full-flagged game. Only you can convince me that it is worth trying :)

StatusPrototype
PlatformsWindows
Rating
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars
(4)
AuthorImaginaryBlend
GenreStrategy
Made withUnreal Engine
TagsAtmospheric, electronic, raytracing, Real time strategy, Retro, rtx, Sci-fi, solder, tron
Average sessionA few minutes
LanguagesEnglish
InputsKeyboard, Mouse

Install instructions

RTX GPU is not required anymore.

Download

Download
Solder.zip 223 MB

Comments

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Amazing style!

I'm getting 30 FPS on GTX 1080 in Full HD. What sorcery is this!?!

WOW !. A visual masterpiece, would love to see the full game like that.