Press Releases

Distant Universe provides a full library of online Press Releases. As of August 2018, posts created after August 10th have a form of the press release as a downloadable document.

Distant Universe asks users looking to submit a press inquiry to sign up on our site and wait for admin approval to the press center. After August 31st, you will no longer be able to email directly using [email protected] However, existing press users will be able to.

FUNDRASING: Domain name and change of hosting

Submitted by distant on Thu, 08/23/2018 - 08:58 pm

We do not talk about relationships we have with our business partners online for—what we hope are—obvious reasons. However, a serious issue has risen where we simply do not have enough bandwidth/space left on our servers due to an issue beyond our control. We have a lot of domain names registered.

Distant Web Services launch to the public, includes Drupal fork

Submitted by distant on Wed, 08/22/2018 - 09:15 pm

Distant Web Services, the internal software infrastructure which handles DU websites has launched to the public again, giving it a new lease on life.

Distant Web Services launched alongside DU Designs, which lets DU design your website for you. For free. No catch.

Distant Universe launches beta version of New Website

Submitted by distant on Sun, 08/12/2018 - 08:30 am

Today, we're proud to announce our beta version of the Distant Universe website. You can access it by clicking the button on top of the screen or by clicking here.

Users can register for the site beginning today. We will announce when our other Distant Universe sites get the upgrade on both AND our roadmap later on.

Thank you for your patience! -DU Team

Reimagining Help & Support

Submitted by distant on Thu, 08/09/2018 - 05:30 am

We've been working hard on a new design for our help & support center and we're proud to say that we can finally show you.

The image below is what it used to look like. It used to run right on our website as "Info Center" but didn't have very many articles.

Our goal here was simple: we wanted to reimagined help & support, and we wanted it to be easy.


Universe-Wide Restructure incoming; new designs, new homes for your favorite DU sites, and more

Submitted by distant on Sat, 08/04/2018 - 01:00 pm

Hey, we've got a surprise for you. Remember the new stuff we brought to our teams yesterday? Well, a part of a bigger roll-out than what we advertised. 

Not only did we release a large update to editors on all DU sites, but we also released a closed beta for a new site-wide redesign-and-restructure of just about everything.

DisUni Interactive acquires another fan project

Submitted by distant on Thu, 08/02/2018 - 11:55 am

The fan-created app versions of TechnoBuffalo and The Nerdy mobile apps was just acquired by DisUni Interactive.

The project itself was in desperate need of some TLC. Thankfully, Interactive has the tools necessary to provide some support.

Morning Mario App, another creation from the same development team, was also acquired by us in July and is already close to complete.

For help & support with our mobile apps, email [email protected]

Distant Universe Entertainment acquires Morning Mario App fan project

Submitted by distant on Mon, 07/16/2018 - 12:40 pm
We are very eager to announce our acquisition of the StephenPlays fan project "Morning Mario App" and their development team. They will be joining our family at Distant Universe, under Distant Universe Entertainment Group (otherwise known as DisUni Entertainment). We are very happy to have them and hope they can work harder & faster on their current app and their future ones as well.