Sector-based gameplay in 0.6.0

Epiar has long employed an open universe style of gameplay instead of a sector-by-sector partitioned form of gameplay, in contrast to its spiritual ancestors Escape Velocity, Wing Commander: Privateer, and others. When version 0.6.0 comes out, this difference will exist no more:

Nav map screenshot

The particular information forming sectors in the main scenario is loosely based on our actual position in the galaxy:

Nav map screenshot

Local galaxy position graph credit Wikipedia.org.