Space Engineers: Hardspace Shipbreaker Shipbuilding Competition


Hello, Engineers!

We are excited to announce the Hardspace Shipbreaker Shipbuilding Competition! We are teaming up with our friends, so you can team up with yours! Winners of the competition will receive a copy of BOTH Space Engineers as well as HardSpace: Shipbreaker.

Hardspace: Shipbreaker

Equipped with cutting-edge salvaging tech, carve & slice spaceships to recover valuable materials. Upgrade your gear to take on more lucrative contracts and pay your billion credits debt to LYNX Corp!

We offer you the privilege of helping turn humanity’s past into its future by salvaging ships in zero-g. Each one is a puzzle, and how you solve it is up to you! Carve your way in, salvage everything, and maximize your profit.

Our cutting-edge LYNX tech helps you do the job. Slice metal with the laser cutter and use the grapple tool to move salvage with ease. Earn upgrades, such as demo charges, sensors, and safety gear.

Careful where you point those tools! Hazards include explosive decompression, fuel, electricity, and radiation. Your life is protected by our EverWork™ technology, but our profits aren’t.

Your LYNX adventure starts now! Account balance owing is:
1,252,594,441.92 Credits
Start paying that debt! Good luck, shipbreaker!



Winners will receive game keys, for both Space Engineers & Hardspace: Shipbreaker. Have a copy for yourself or gift it to a friend!

Your entry could showcase one of the incredible ships from HardSpace: Shipbreaker, or be something inspired by Hardspace: Shipbreaker. The choice is yours!

Start: Friday, February 10th, 2023

Deadline for submissions: Tuesday, February 21st, 2023

  • Less than TWO WEEKS to get your submissions in, so get building!
  • Create and submit screenshots of Space Engineers, inspired by “Hardspace: Shipbreaker”. Winners will receive game keys, for both Space Engineers & Hardspace: Shipbreaker.
  • The winners will be announced  during a livestream on Thursday, February 23rd, 2023
  • The top three entries of each category will be chosen by the KeenSWH and Hardspace: Shipbreaker teams.

 We’re excited to see what you create. Good luck!


  • Each player can submit 1 screenshot
  • The manipulation and enhancement of photos through editing software like Photoshop and GIMP  is allowed, as long as the source is an in-game screenshot.
  • We will be looking at the composition, colors, story and uniqueness of the shot.
  • Screenshots must have a minimum resolution of 1080p but the higher the better! 4K and above would be great!
  • We encourage competitors to use Nvidia Ansel or our F4 screenshot functionality as it gives much higher resolution screenshots.


  • After finalizing your screenshot(s) and or GIF/video, upload them to a media sharing site (eg. imgur)
  • Send the link with your screenshot(s) to our email at with the subject line “Hardspace: Shipbreaker – Screenshot Competition”. Please also include a link to your Steam or Xbox profile.

Make sure that you read the rules carefully. Please familiarize yourself with all of the contest guidelines before creating your artistic masterpiece!


There will be a 2 week (11 day) period for submissions, beginning Friday, February 10th, 2023 and concluding Tuesday, February 21st, 2023.

During the 2 days following this period, we will review all submissions to ensure quality and that the rules have been adhered to. We will choose at least 3 winners.

The winners will be announced on Thursday, February 23rd, 2023.


Some winners may have their images added as official loading screens or printed onto canvas and used in the new KeenSWH & GoodAI Headquarters in Prague!

Each contest winner will receive a copy of Space Engineers and a copy of Hardspace: Shipbreaker. Keep them for yourself or share them with a friend!


  1. Eligibility: This Campaign is open only to those who are 13 years of age or older as of the date of entry. The Campaign is open to legal residents of any country or state, and is void where prohibited by law. The Campaign is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Void where prohibited.
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  4. General guidelines: Entries must be submitted in standard media formats, and contain a title. Each contestant can only submit one entry per category, but can win in multiple categories. Entries must reflect the theme of the contest: Space Engineers & Hardspace: Shipbreaker. Keen Software House will automatically be granted the right to use and modify any and all entries for any and all purposes, whether or not the entrant is declared a winner.
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