Perfect for the novice, yet sophisticated enough for the veteran, Starion Tactics is a casual, turn-based 4X space strategy game that delivers a deeply tactical and highly visual experience with fun and quick gameplay.Read full description
This pack contains 3 copies of Starion Tactics
Perfect for the novice, yet sophisticated enough for the veteran, Starion Tactics is a casual, turn-based 4X space strategy game that delivers a deeply tactical and highly visual experience with fun and quick gameplay.
After assuming command of one of four human or alien factions vying for galactic dominance, immediately define your game’s scope. Play for minutes to hours across tens to hundreds of planets in single-player skirmish or multiplayer modes—it’s entirely up to you.
Leave the tedious, everyday tasks that take away from crafting and executing tactical strategies to your faction as you explore the galaxy. Discover different planet types: some rich in resources, some barren and unfit for terraforming. Expand your empire by choosing which planets to invade, colonize, destroy or simply ignore. As you conquer planets, acquire resources to grow and strengthen your fleet, empowering you to overthrow enemy factions and rule the galaxy.
Assume the role of a faction leader and command one of four factions, each with its own unique personality, abilities and storyline
Focus your efforts on crafting and executing your tactical strategy while your faction takes care of tedious, everyday tasks
Engage in 1x1, 2x2, 2x2x2 or 4x4 single-player skirmishes or multiplayer wars across 10 to 100 planets—you define your game’s scope
Explore the galaxy to discover different planet types, from habitable and resource rich to barren and non-terraformable
Use resources acquired from planets to build and strengthen your fleet
Construct ships that range from small, agile scouts to colossal battle cruisers
Expand your empire by exploring, invading and conquering enemy-occupied planets, deciding which to colonize and which to destroy
From improved mining to solar eruptions to labour strikes and beyond, implement cards and/or artifacts to make games more interesting with the element of chance
Experience cutting-edge graphics and interface design
Watch battles play out in stunning, real-time 3D
Familiarize yourself with gameplay and game elements by completing a comprehensive tutorial
Save your progress and reload easily at any time
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Starion Tactics is a more casual 4X strategy game that may remind you of a board game in someways. Every turn a player will be given a card which can have positive effects like having your ships avoid damage or negative effects such as an event that causes you to lose a planet, while the cards could have given the game a lot of tactical options most just aren't very interesting other than giving small buffs or small problems. Cards might just be a play for an extra resource when they could have been something much more interesting, while also adding to the narrative of the games universe and races. The game's description as a highly tactical and visual game certainly aren't true, as the more causal play certainly doesn't support the game being highly tactical and while it certainly has visuals they are nothing impressive or exciting about them. I think the game is overpriced at $10 but with the support of a co-op and multiplayer mode the three pack could be worth it if you have some other friends interested in this title, and the game does feel like it was designed more for multiplayer.
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