Today’s Niche Spotlight is Rover Mechanic Simulator, a game about fixing Martian rovers by Pyramid Games and PlayWay S.A.
You play as an engineer on the first Martian colony. Your job is to repair and maintain the various rovers and other equipment that is vital for exploring the Red Planet. Disassemble rovers, repair broken parts, and put the rovers back together again using real tools and equipment.
You can find the launch trailer below.
Rover Mechanic Simulator is available on Windows PC via Steam for $11.99 USD, and coming soon to Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One.
You can find the rundown (via Steam) below:
Welcome to Mars!
Rover Mechanic Simulator is a game in which you are a mechanic working on one of the first Martian colonies. Your main tasks include the repair and maintenance of Mars rovers, so that the remaining crew can collect detailed information about the structure of the planet.
Use various devices!
There are many devices at your disposal that will allow you to dismantle and maintain even the smallest parts of the rover. Use different tools such as a 3D printer, recycling machine, overhead crane, soldering iron and many more.
Fix damaged PCBs
Not all parts need to be replaced entirely. You can use special workbenches to repair damaged PCBs, clean and maintain parts that have worn out during rover’s work. Thanks to this, you can save resources for much more difficult tasks.
The game offers you several development paths that you can choose. Are you a tinkerer who enjoys disassembling devices into small parts? Become a technician! But if you prefer to precisely analyze the damaged parts and find malfunctions faster, then become an analyst. If you want to master the recovery of resources, follow the economist’s path.
Fix Mighty Mars Rovers
There are many devices on Mars which served people in the past but broke down at some point. You can fix and restore them to service. Thanks to you they can continue to perform their tasks by sending specialized information about the composition of the planet. “Spirit”, “Opportunity” and others have served people for years and they can still do it!
Gain experience, earn higher and higher ranks and undertake more and more difficult tasks. Become the best engineer on Mars!
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