“We’d been working on Vanishing Stars for about four months, when we showed it off at Paris Games Week. At this stage, it was pretty simple – just a single player against a single AI on a single planet. Even thought it was really well-received, we didn’t really know where to go after the demo. Our vision was to let players conquer the galaxy, all of space – but how do you do that with two-and-a-half developers? SpatialOS was like a star in the dark.