Originally Posted by Moonshine Fox
Hahahaha! That was win! But yeah, there should probably be some kind of "outer boundary" to prevent stuff like this from happening. Something that just made your ship "warp back" closer to the border if you kept going. That way, it would never be a long way to turn around and go back.
I'd like to see the game force you back by spawning massive numbers of mobs outside the field of view that come after you when you wander outside the system. I like games that keep me on my toes, and it'd give a nice illusion of tangible danger to give meaning to those boundaries.