While similar to Spacebuild 2 in style, Horizon is a whole different animal. Built from the ground up, Horizon uses its own resource networking & environment
system, which is both lightweight and easy to use for those who have played similar gamemodes.
Horizon features a tiered life support system. The basic devices available at the start will get you started, but you will have to explore new worlds to harvest
the minerals and resources you'll need to truly thrive!
Fully Featured Mining System
Mining is a core aspect of Horizon, and is critical to your offworld survival. Basic life support devices are freely available but are limited- you will have to
return to your homeworld to resupply. Advanced devices will allow you to build sustainable habitats on alien worlds (and even the depths of space), but they
require special resources & minerals in order to be constructed. You must explore to locate these valuable resources, harvesting from harsh planets and locating
rare asteroids- and defend from players who would steal your ore!
Crafting & Upgrades
What good is ore if you can't build stuff from it? Horizon's crafting system allows you to build more advanced equipment from the ore that you harvest. By
locating rare artifacts and special ore you will also be able to construct upgrade modules, which will allow you to modify existing devices to increase storage,
speed up generators, and more!
Horizon uses a custom .fgd for mapping, so adding environments is a breeze! Just map your planet, place the hzn_environment entity down and customize the
planet using simple drop-down boxes! it couldn't be simpler! Brush-Based environments are available as well, making it easy to customize the environment of
As Horizon uses its own resource network & environment systems, existing maps & entities that function under Spacebuild & Resource Distribution will
NOT function. Not to worry! I've made it so adding Horizon compatibility to an entity is quick and easy, and I will be porting over several of the old SB2&3
maps, as well as creating new ones! I will make public at release all instructions required make an entity compatible with Horizon.
Screenshots & Videos
More information and screenshots/video to come. Visit the project's Steam Group :
I have begun releasing preview snapshots of Horizon. You can download the latest snapshot here:
Current version is 0.5.0
Remember to delete your Horizon folder BEFORE updating!
Please keep in mind that the gamemode is still incomplete, and I will be updating these snapshots as development progresses. Comments, suggestions and bug reports are welcome!
Build your own Horizon maps! Includes the .fgd required to place environments (hzn_environment) and several planet templates.
Be sure to add an env_sun entity to your map or the solar panels will not work!