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Settler Explorer Space Games

'Deep Space Settlers' Draws Inspiration from Settlers of Catan

— October 31, 2016 — Life-Stages
With talk about missions to Mars and other outer worldly exploration trips coming to light, the 'Deep Space Settlers' is a settler space game that's quite timely. Although a concept as of right now, 'Deep Space Settlers' draws inspiration from the wildly popular Settlers of Catan board game to enable players to explore and settle in the galaxy.

'Deep Space Settlers' is the design work of Amy Wang in collaboration with Fuzzy Wobble and draws inspiration from the Settlers of Catan Seafarers expansion pack. The design of the space game is inherently modern and features a number of tactile pieces that are rather otherworldly in aesthetic to really enhance the overall feel that players are conquering celestial bodies.
Trend Themes
1. Space Exploration Games - 'Deep Space Settlers' is a great example of a space exploration game that draws inspiration from popular board games, presenting an opportunity for the gaming industry to create innovative experiences in the realm of space exploration.
2. Gamification of Board Games - The incorporation of elements from the Settlers of Catan board game in 'Deep Space Settlers' demonstrates the potential for gamifying traditional board games, offering opportunities for game developers to create new and engaging experiences.
3. Enhancing Immersion with Tactile Pieces - 'Deep Space Settlers' introduces tactile pieces with a futuristic aesthetic, highlighting the potential for incorporating immersive and visually appealing physical components in gaming experiences, opening up possibilities for the toy and entertainment industries.
Industry Implications
1. Gaming - The rise of space exploration games like 'Deep Space Settlers' creates opportunities for the gaming industry to develop innovative and captivating gaming experiences centered around space exploration and settlement.
2. Board Games - 'Deep Space Settlers' showcases the potential for incorporating elements from popular board games into innovative space-themed games, providing new avenues for growth and creativity within the board game industry.
3. Toy and Entertainment - The integration of tactile and visually striking components in 'Deep Space Settlers' presents opportunities for the toy and entertainment industries to explore the incorporation of physical elements that enhance the immersive and interactive aspects of gaming experiences.
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