Shortest Trip to Earth is a roguelike spaceship simulator focused on exploration, ship management and tactical battles. Embark on a perilous journey across the universe with an armed crew, nuclear missiles and a cat.



Embark on a perilous journey through a procedurally generated universe and explore massive space sectors crawling with exotic lifeforms. Engage in action-packed tactical combat against hostile ships, boarding parties and inter-dimensional space monsters.

Master the art of survival by customising your ship with modular components and perks. Choose from a range of spaceships and manage life within your vessel – from crew, pets and drones to ship modules and weapons. Shape your journey through hundreds of multiple-choice events, featuring unique hand-drawn illustrations.

Shortest Trip to Earth features unforgiving permadeath, but you can unlock perks to increase the odds of survival on your next run.


    • Master the art of survival in unexplored space!
    • Traverse a procedurally generated universe full of intrigue
    • Collect resources, craft modules & upgrade your ship
    • Epic real-time tactical space battles
    • Onboard combat, featuring hostile intruders, drones and battle-hardened pets
    • 500+ ship modules, a variety of ship weapons and nukes
    • Hundreds of random events with unique illustrations and outcomes
    • Uncover fascinating and exotic stories from across the universe
    • Every ship starts with a cat