Jumpgate recently announced they they have been online for over 1000 days! They issued the following press release:
Louisville, CO - June 20, 2004 - NetDevil Ltd., today announced that massively multiplayer space combat and trading simulation Jumpgate has passed the milestone of 1000 days of operation in the US.
"Jumpgate broke new ground in online gaming when it released in 2001," commented Steve "Istvan" Hartmeyer, Jumpgate Programmer, "and even today no other game offers simulated spaceflight and combat with anything like the same degrees of skill and excitement."
Join up with the enigmatic Quantar, the warlike Octavians or the mercantilist Solrain as they work to defeat the alien Conflux menace and rebuild civilization following the great collapse. Create an account by visiting www.jossh.com. Jumpgate features a free seven-day trial and is $9.95 per month thereafter.
Jumpgate is an online-only, massively multiplayer space simulation. As the owner and pilot of a spacecraft, pilots acquire wealth and status by engaging in trade, mining, or combat with both the AI-controlled factions and other TRI pilots. Features include:
- Unique DANCER near-true-physics flight engine
- Customizable, upgradeable player-owned stations
- 3 playable factions with unique ships, equipment, and space stations
- 48 ships in 16 different hull classifications
- Over 130 sectors to explore across two galaxies, including hostile alien space
- 27 alien opponents of varying difficulty
- Faction and squad-based PvP space combat
- Dynamic supply/demand driven economy
- Over 250 different pieces of equipment created from over 100 material types
- Over 100 medals to collect, and 20 unique titles to earn
- Powerful artifacts found only through exploration
- Specialized mining vessels and equipment - refine ore into raw materials
- Random mission generator - trade, combat, or the standard delivery
- Registry system allows pilots to fly as civilians, pirates, and honor guards
- Realtime web statistics on JOSSH.com
For more information you can visit the official site at this link.