About the Game
“Alea jacta est comrades! A new planetary system is finally in sight. It sure is a sight for sore eyes! The long cosmic journey home has finally come to an end.” Suddenly, an alarm sounds! “Captain, something has taken over our ship’s computer and we’re headed for the sun! The monitors are full of – DICE!” Why? What is it? Is it a higher life form – a GOD? Can we beat it? How much time is left? Was Einstein right?
About Cosmic Exploration Group
Cosmic Exploration Group is an international team of geeks, loners, artists, dissidents and rebels. We love 4 bit, 8 bit, 12 bit and anything that remains and swings with chip music like a rastafari wig on your grandma’s rocking chair.
We operate from the US, Brazil, Finland and the Netherlands with past experience in game design, graphic design, music production, digital media, computer programming and online entrepreneurship.
We’re not fighting to win. We’re fighting to win-win.
Jukka Kiviniemi, Producer, bass player
Big bang baptism by punk rock and foreign short wave stations in the sky of rural Finland.Anything from nature sounds to electro funk soul afro dub to hip-hop.Touring,recording and providing bass for the finest of Finnish pop and alternative rock until 2005 when emigrating to the Netherlands to move further into writing and producing music. Hooked up with Pekka K. when producing reggae riddims and jingles together and establishing expanding connection across the Atlantic. Latest productions are a mix of modern experience with organic sounds and instruments of last century in dub.
Michael “Mazinga” Parisi, Artist
Mike could speak extensively on the subjects of vintage
chogokin, Balinese anklung and terrestrial bioluminescence, but mostly
he likes to talk about his cat. He’s also somewhat of a tech-nerd and
has a tendency to develop interactive software in his spare time.
Currently, he can be found spinning in circles, jamming to the
Dicetris soundtrack, somewhere in North America. His favorite color is
Kalle “The Cowboy” Kuismanen, Computer Programmer
Veteran of iteration, representative of recursion has been coding for
decades. His repertoire includes mobile and traditional platforms, graphics,
databases, web, geo location etc. and he is multilingual.
Pekka K., Computer Programmer, Conceptual Designer, Grower of Beards
Pekka Kuismanen da Silva is a computer programmer from Finland based in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He worked for Nokia Research Center 1998-2005 and graduated from the Helsinki University of Technology in 2004 majoring in Digital Interactive Media. Since 2005 he works for his own company SoftCubicle. Loves creating computer games especially on the Mac.
Luke “Bosconian” Litman is a graphic designer from New York.
Saarah Vandoornewaard is a graphic designer from the Netherlands.