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The Long Journey Home

Unlimited adventures. One destination.

It was supposed to be a short test run - a quick flight to Alpha Centauri and back. But when mankind’s first experimental jump drive goes wrong, a misfit crew finds itself trapped on the wrong side of the universe. The only way back… is through.

It was supposed to be a short test run - a quick flight to Alpha Centauri and back. But when mankind’s first experimental jump drive goes wrong, a misfit crew finds itself trapped on the wrong side of the universe - alone, injured, falling apart. The only way back… is through.

Explore an endlessly shifting universe. Form alliances with strange aliens, from the noble Wolphax Knights to cruel-minded Ilitza slaver empire. Harness your crew’s skills in everything from research to archeology to diplomacy. Learn the laws of an often hostile universe, and make tough decisions that may change it forever. Do whatever it takes to get back to Earth.

The Long Journey Home combines the endless freedom of space with a new open questing system that always leaves you in command. Deliver the stranded Glukkt to his homeworld as he asks, or to your new slaver friends? Attempt to make allies with everyone, or pin your hopes on the tougher races, and hope they never turn on you? Jump by jump, make hard decisions and live with the consequences, in a universe that is never the same twice.

One mission. Endless adventures.

Where will your Journey take you?

Exploring The Universe

Visit Strange New Worlds

Endless procedurally generated worlds, full of resources. Meet 15 alien types and learn how to befriend them, turn their quirks into your advantage, and survive in epic space battles against hardened warships.

Join The Crew

Enjoy the crew’s life on board ship as they fight, feud and both enjoy and endure their adventures. Will your crew be the smooth efficiency of Star Trek, the snark of Red Dwarf, or the tensions of Farscape?

Gather Souvenirs

See your crew pile up tables full of alien relics, chat with rescued survivors, and chat about their discoveries and past adventures. Remember how Voyager was mostly unscathed by its trip? Not here.

Discover A Universe

Piece together galactic history as you explore the remnants of ancient cultures, bug-filled monster warrens, and the radioactive remnants of recent cities filled with ruthless scavengers.

Intelligent Life (But Not As We Know It)

Have NPCs personally return to thank you for your service or seek revenge for betrayal. Explore trade hubs or be rescued from oblivion at the last minute by a passing trader. Or weakling…

Nice Things Said About The Long Journey Home

“The excellent writing involved helps lend it a storytelling strength seldom found in roguelikes. Often even the bad encounters left me smirking.”

“The way it moves between moments of wonder, humour and tragedy makes The Long Journey Home a rare pleasure among science fiction games. So many hone in on one idea, a single story. This has hundreds, most of which will take several playthroughs to experience. It was the four crew members, every time, that made each return memorable. Their opinions mattered, and their skills created new possibilities. Their loss was always hard to bear. With this kind of company, I never wanted The Long Journey Home to end.”

“The writing is exquisite, original, and refreshingly witty. I laughed out loud many times over while meeting new races, getting to know their quirks and wants. The Long Journey Home does a superb job of making you feel like a stranger in a strange place.”

There are several species to encounter, all with their own stories, dialogues and quest chains. Those quests range from delightfully silly interstellar quiz shows and tests of strength to genocide and flirtations with transcendental beings. What they all have in common is a sense of mischievous wit in the writing, courtesy of Richard Cobbett, a man who has forgotten more about RPGs and their tropes than most of us have ever known.
Rock Paper Shotgun

“The Arthur C. Clarke school of exploration is money well spent on the game’s writers.”


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