After much in-house play testing by Rich, myself, and a few friends, I've started sending out some print & play copies of the game to other people for testing - people who aren't my friends - people I don't know. It's terrifying.
So far, feedback has been pretty positive, though. I'll probably be sending out more copies by the end of the week.
I think the core mechanisms, themes, and turn structure of the game is pretty well set at this point. I may need to tweak my math a little bit here and there, but things are feeling solid. To that end, I decided to take a pass at the artwork. Here's where I'm at so far:
I only have the one action card completed (they're not all grey - that's a "wild" card). But here are a few of my favorite planets!
And here's a sneak peek at a second wild card: