Space Crowds

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Adds random encounters in deep space.


Space Crowds (SC) is basically a heavy modification of Deep Space Pirates. The changes are:

  • It is more focused on populating the "long lanes" than guarding the main lanes against "cheaters". SC is triggered by the use of the Torus drive rather than the location,
  • It takes into account the base speed of your ship so the number of encounters is roughly function of the distance you travel with the Torus engaged,
  • It is less player-centric: it doesn't increase the number of ships spawn depending on your kills, and it spawns equally pirates, hunters, police, traders and very rarely Thargoids ships.

Based on and inspired from Eric Walch's Deep Space Pirates. Should work with it, but they overlap in functionality. Configurable with Svengali's Library.


  • CC-BY-NC-SA 4.0
  • Author: Astrobe
  • Version 1.2.0


Gameplay and Balance Indicator


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