The voice controlled sci fi episodic game Bot Colony has launched its Kickstarter campaign where gamers can pledge their interest as it aims for $100K by the end of this month.
What is perhaps unique about Bot Colony is its comprehensive use of voice recognition technology which looks like adding a neat layer to the immersive experience. What’s more, a Beta test is planned for November with those pledging support gaining early access.
About Bot Colony:
Bot Colony is an episodic 3D adventure game set on the tropical island of Agrihan: one of the Marianas islands, made famous as a key South Pacific stronghold during World War II. The story is set in 2021, and while the world is not in the grip of large-scale war, it faces paradigm-shifting problems in over-population, poverty and dwindling resources. With global markets falling into disarray and even cheap labor becoming too expensive for governments and corporations, advanced robots have become the new multipurpose worker.
The world’s leader in robotics, Japan’s Nakagawa Corp., has leased Agrihan and built a sprawling complex of urban and industrial buildings supported by a few leisure facilities – all of it largely populated and operated by advanced, learning robots.
Humans intermix freely with robots on Agrihan, which doubles as a robotic test bed for a future settlement on Mars. Nakagawa’s robots are poised to play a major role in the colonization of Mars; as such, they must achieve a high degree of autonomy. With Agrihan mostly staffed by robots, people have given it the name “Bot Colony”.