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Star Ruler -very large scale space 4X

klacey

Well-known Member
Found this new game on steam and its very good, specially if you are a fan of epic space games like sins of a solar empire and masters of orion series.

Here is a list of what you can expect
# Vast, Procedurally Generated Galaxies

* Choose however many systems you desire; you are limited only by the speed of your cpu
* Rich, diverse, planets whose type, size, number of moons, and other characteristics vary
* Full 3D too much to handle? Flatten maps for ease of interaction
* Alter the Galaxy throughout the game with advanced technology

# Intricate Ship Design and Exciting Combat

* Massive ship battles fought in real-time with particle effects and directional damage
* Ships whose individual components can be compromised, destroyed, disabled, repaired, and renovated
* Ships depend on key components to keep functioning, and failures can lead to catastrophic explosions which can turn the tide of battle
* Add components that modify the behavior of connected components, such as added health from bulkheads, or faster firing from coolant systems
* Save and load your custom ships and settings to your profile for easy importation and exportation.
* Fully simulated newtonian physics

# Unique Research System

* Unique Web-Like Research system with unexpected discoveries around every turn
* Choose between a structured, static web, or a highly varied web each game
* Develop technologies that lead to different strategies, rather than simply better tools

# Easy to use interface, complex gameplay

* Govern your planets with a simple yet powerful interface to customize the behavior of your worlds
* Numerous easy-to-use interfaces which provide quick solutions to specific problems
* Customize the GUI via scripting; add new windows, or change pre-existing interface behavior

# Engaging AI Opponents

* Choose from various levels of difficulty, with optional 'cheating' AIs
* Watch for the AIs to attempt different strategies to defeat their opponents
* Counter their new ship designs, as they adapt their designs to counter your own
* Engage in complex diplomatic interaction with your opponents

# Extensive Modding Support

* Modify data files and scripts in any editor as simple as Notepad
* Use developer tools to create particle effects and configure imported models
* Smart use of AngelScript allows users to create entirely new gamemodes, gameplay, and online experiences
* All files from the base game are readily available to learn from

# Multiplayer: Co-Op, Team, and Free-for-all

* Play with as many competitors as your server can manage, with drop-in-drop-out compatibility
* Supports both internet and LAN play
* Dedicated Servers
* Standard server controls
* Seamless transitioning: Multiplayer games can be saved and then played in Singleplayer and then brought back up in Multiplayer

# Original Soundtrack

* Experience an all original soundtrack by Artem Bank

# Much more to come!

* As time goes on, more and more features, graphics updates, and so on will be added to Star Ruler. We won't be satisfied until we're the best in the genre
 

Jonesy012

Well-known Member
Looking into buying this atm.

I like the idea of a Space 4X game that has good planet management in terms of resources and buildings as well as the space combat and exploration. I like how this is an indie developer though, which suggests there will be further support in the future.

Anybody got any opinions on this game?
 

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