No Man’s Sky travel diary: leaving the nest

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Two years ago, when No Man’s Sky first launched, I wrote a journal that chronicled my adventures in the game’s sprawling, procedurally generated universe. Since then, the game has changed considerably, most recently with the No Man’s Sky Next expansion, which is the biggest update yet. It adds new styles of planets, proper multiplayer, and a third-person perspective, among other things. So it seemed like a great chance to dive back in and start the diary again. You can catch up on my previous adventures — and follow along with my new ones — right here.

It’s not much, but this place is starting to feel like a home.

For the past few days, I’ve been focused almost entirely on carving out a small part of the cosmos for myself. I had already…

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