Dust motes

Other (objects, etc.) entity

Dust motes or similar float about in the air, sea, or space. Usually they try to impart a sense of motion in places where seeing it otherwise might not be so clear, or simply for atmosphere.


Alternate names: Space dust, Plankton

The first video game about Dust motes was released in 1994.

Deep Silver, moacube and SEGA has published most of these games

Related: (realism in space)
* Astro physics
* Space friction
* Flat space
* Dark space
Space dust should not be tagged if it's only visible during warp travel (star field effect).

Not to be confused with dirtying.