Rumor has it that they got around 140+ submissions to the RFI (Request For Information) earlier this year and NASA only expecting 20 or 30. NASA was thrilled, and the press and the blogs were all over this — you could tell a lot of people were hugely excited about this game idea. And yet now, as an unfunded project, it is no more than NASA saying, "Hey, we would love it if someone would make this game for us. We insist it meet certain requirements and we will be judging your submissions based on certain conditions. Oh, and it's up to you to fund all the development and then subsequent support and maintenance of this project."
Did the coolest game idea since Spore just go from "w00t" to "suck" in the flash of an eye?"
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