Outer Rim Studios LLC
3709 Morris Blvd
Shorewood WI. 53211
Outer Rim Studios LLC is an independent game development studio. On 1/1/2017 we released our first game titled Outer Rim on itch.io. The decision to title the company after the first game is an obvious homage to the game that launched the company. Outer Rim Studios is a three man partnership between Sam Gebhard, Hector Borges and Jeff Fleetwood.
Outer Rim Story
Alert… Alert… This is a distress message from the outpost, Praxis. At 2200 hours the Alliance outpost Praxis, located in the Latara Sector, fell to Imperial forces. The Empire’s war machine is active and has initiated an act of war against the Alliance by destroying Praxis. We need pilots. We need your help. Will you join the Alliance to defend the Outer Rim?
Outer Rim Gameplay
Outer Rim is a single player infinite space shooter filled with fast paced game play, satisfying weapon upgrades, challenging enemies and an epic soundtrack to immerse you in the action. We created Outer Rim’s gameplay to reflect arcade games of the 80’s. Get a high enough score to enter your name on the leaderboard and ultimately beat the game’s high score. It’s a game that anyone can play and winning is defined by your own competitive drive. Whether that’s beating your own personal high score, beating a friends score or adding your name to the world leaderboard. Whatever your playing style, our goal is to make playing Outer Rim a fulfilling classic space shooter experience.
This is why after Outer Rim’s release we will continue to add new ships and respond quickly to the feedback from the gaming community.
- 20 Unique sky-boxes with individual 3D elements.
- Interactive Jukebox with 5 genres to choose from and over 2 hours of music.
- Overheat system: Many players asked us for an overheat system that would penalize overuse of the lasers.
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Outer Rim Developers
Sam Gebhard: Programmer/Designer
Sam Gebhard is an independent game developer and student with a programming focus. Sam’s primary languages are C# and Java. Sam performed a leadership role at Digital Iris as lead programmer on multiple projects. He is an exemplary student, routinely surpassing professors’ expectations with his quality work. Sam is currently pursuing a degree in game design / computer simulation and certified Unity developer with a programming emphasis. Sam is one of the founders of Outer Rim which originally started as a programming assignment.
Hector Borges: Programmer/Designer
Jeff Fleetwood: Designer/3D Artist
Jeff Fleetwood is an independent game developer and student with a wide range of skill sets. They include game mechanics, 3D art, level design and programming. After leaving a successful career in the Radio/TV advertising industry, Jeff refocused his ambitions to pursue his dream of game design. As a student, Jeff has taken on several leadership roles and shows a passion for excellence. Jeff is currently pursuing multiple degrees/certifications including game design, computer simulation, 3D art, animation and certified Unity developer. He is currently in a partnership with Sam and Hector to release their first game, Outer Rim.