Well I published Mintoris Space today. I had told myself that I would publish when the game got to a minimum playable state and today I realized it was there. I put it up for $.99 but if you send me an email to email@example.com I will send you a beta test invite so you can get a free copy. Those that want to donate a buck to Mintoris can just purchase it (at the lowest price allowed and it's just easier wink emoticon.
I think Space has the equivalent functionality that Basic had when it was first published and look how far Basic has come. It was the feedback from users that really drove its development. I hope that user input will drive Space development as well.