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USG Kroatoan - The vanished space vessel

USG Kroatoan is a one level mistery / escape game I made in Unreal Engine 4. I made this one from scratch, everything is modeled by me and is textured using Unreal Engine shader logic

Backstory:
'The USG Kroatoan was a research vessel of the Concordance corporation (Dead Space reference right there). It's duty was to locate and examine possible mineral resources for future Planet Crackers. 2 decades after its maiden voyage the entire crew simply Vanished, leading the ship drift into a nearby pre-war minefield. This triggered the automated sentient AI unit who's duty is to locate and acquire the black box, then evacuate. Along his journey to the escape pods he finds some daunting signs of what happened to the ship.'

Watch the linked game play video to experience the story

The player starts in the air lock, where the main character AI robot, Unit 232121 is dispatched

The player starts in the air lock, where the main character AI robot, Unit 232121 is dispatched

It makes its way through the corridor into the engine room

It makes its way through the corridor into the engine room

The main engine room has the Reactor and is a key junction in the lower decks of the ship

The main engine room has the Reactor and is a key junction in the lower decks of the ship

The main Reactor, the core and heart of the vessel, a very powerful device that requires strict operating conditions, all of which have been compromised by nuclear blasts and the lack of the perished crew

The main Reactor, the core and heart of the vessel, a very powerful device that requires strict operating conditions, all of which have been compromised by nuclear blasts and the lack of the perished crew

Without any coolant in the tubes and the Reactor doings its best to run the shields at full blast, catastrophe is iminent

Without any coolant in the tubes and the Reactor doings its best to run the shields at full blast, catastrophe is iminent

The photon beam powering the engines is getting volatile, the internal temperature is rising and the reactor housing is beginning to melt

The photon beam powering the engines is getting volatile, the internal temperature is rising and the reactor housing is beginning to melt

The right side of the ship suffered several hull breaches from the mines colliding with it. In certain areas entire floors became de-pressurized and are kept together by the ship's plasma shield

The right side of the ship suffered several hull breaches from the mines colliding with it. In certain areas entire floors became de-pressurized and are kept together by the ship's plasma shield

The main character has to remove the hatch door and climb through this small air vent to gain access to the main staircase, leading to the Bridge

The main character has to remove the hatch door and climb through this small air vent to gain access to the main staircase, leading to the Bridge

The main staircase connecting the cargo decks and the Bridge

The main staircase connecting the cargo decks and the Bridge

Reactor coolant is evaporating from the lower decks indicating that the cooling system is severely damaged and volatile

Reactor coolant is evaporating from the lower decks indicating that the cooling system is severely damaged and volatile

Main Bridge from below

Main Bridge from below

The main Bridge with the holographic mapping device in the middle

The main Bridge with the holographic mapping device in the middle

The main bridge from above, with the communications array. This is where the player has to download the contents of the black box before evacuating

The main bridge from above, with the communications array. This is where the player has to download the contents of the black box before evacuating

Navigation, life support and telemetry stations in the front of the Bridge

Navigation, life support and telemetry stations in the front of the Bridge

The holographic mapping device

The holographic mapping device

The black box data I/O

The black box data I/O

The escape pod the player uses to leave the ship before it explodes

The escape pod the player uses to leave the ship before it explodes

Short showcase video

Watch the game play video to experience the story behind USG Kroatoan

Work in progress screenshots from the first blockout (Version 1) until the final composition.

Work in progress screenshots from the first blockout (Version 1) until the final composition.