In 1958, Freeman Dyson theorized that an interstellar starship could be propelled by riding the plasma shockwave of nuclear bombs jettisoned out the back end of the starship.
By setting off a thermonuclear explosion every ten seconds humanity might reach the stars.
In a more reasonable timeline, more reasonable leaders might sign a Nuclear Test Ban Treaty, making further research impossible.
This is not that timeline.
Once you select your ship and difficulty level, press the space bar to pause the game and view game instructions!
This game was built from the ground up in 48 hours for the Ludum Dare 51.