lightyears - single player real-time strategy game with steampunk sci-fi
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lightyears is a strategy game with steampunk elements. You are
the ruler of a new city on an alien planet and you have to provide it with
energy to let it advance. To achieve this you have to construct "Steam
Makers" and connect them through pipes and nodes.
Ensuring a stable and plentiful steam supply will let you upgrade your city.
This will result in additional "work units" which will allow you to do a higher
amount of simultaneous construction work. Other than constructing "Steam
Makers", nodes and pipes, you can also upgrade those to increase their
To make your task more difficult there are atural phenomenons that may harm
part of your network, in which case you will have to repair it in hurry before
the city loses too much energy. You'll also have to face enemy alien ships,
of increasing power as the game advances, which will attempt to destroy
IN-GAME KEYBOARD CONTROLS
Build node: N
Build pipe: P
Destroy: D, backspace
Open the menu: escape
You will find additional documentation in /usr/share/doc/lightyears/html/.