By Star Command, LLC
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Build and command your own starship!
4.5/5 - Maclife
“...equal parts challenging and clever, making it a must-play for sci-fi strategy fans.”
4.5/5 - TouchArcade
“Should you dive in immediately? Absolutely.”
4/5 - Appspy
“If you're looking for a strategy title on the iOS that will keep you on your toes, Star Command should more than suffice.”
Star Command lets you build your own ship, hire your crew, explore the universe and battle alien civilizations across the galaxy.
• Universal App - iPad and iPhone included
• Premium game - no in app purchase roadblocks
• HD support for retina pixel goodness
• Level your crew members up and earn new skills
• Build a ship in your own image!
• Four distinct ship hulls to choose from
• Focus on tactical, science or engineering
• Amazing soundtrack intensifies the action and exploration
• Over 10 alien species to discover
Brought to you in beautiful HD pixelated glory, Star Command brings to life the challenges and joys of managing a starship. Upgrade your ship, get out into the unknown and watch your crew die grizzly deaths all at your command. Strange and annoying alien civilizations await you at every turn. Manage each of your ships roles, focusing on science skills, tactical combat and ship engineering. Prevent alien invaders from taking over your ship and causing massive amounts of damage with sentry guns. Revive dying crew members with new rooms! And don’t forget that your decisions matter - an enemy made early could come back to haunt you later.
What's New in Version 1.1.4
+ Fix issues with on-ship combat on Beginner
+ Bug Fixes for Plasma Gun and Sentry crash
+ Now clears room output queue on game load
+ Fix issues with Black Hole difficulty level
+ New Missions - New enemies and new challenges await!
+ Cloud Saves - Save your game on your tablet then continue your journey on your mobile phone!
+ Ship Output - Monitor the efficiency of your ship with Room outputs!
+ Bug Fixes Galore!
Best space-RPG for iOS
This is probably the best space related RPG games out there for iOS. The ability to control all units is extremely helpful when under attack, and helps players actually get involved in the storyline instead of going along with it like other iOS games. The weapons controls are a bit tricky to learn, but adds to the excitement and tension when battling another spaceship. However, the main story is a bit short, and somewhat easily predictable. The main storyline seems like the first episode of a space-sci fi show, and kinda kills your soul when it ends. It would be nice if the game had "episodes" which put you in different scenarios. Now I'm not saying restart the player with a new ship and different storyline, I'm saying when the player beats the first story,a tab on the side of their screen lets them select a story, then the game will act accordingly to that story. Such as a message will pop up telling you to explore a new solar system or galaxy that is uncharted, then you save the world or universe from whatever. This is an amazing game that should be bought right away. It still looks like a work in progress app, but I have faith much more is to come.
This game has a lot of good things going for it, but it fails horribly in playability. Don't be fooled, this game is not developed enough to be enjoyable.
The ship combat is extremely simplified. Maybe that's alright, considering this game seems to be more about your crew. But there are very few tools to manage your crew. especially with enemy boarding and fires breaking out, etc., you need ways to quickly manage your crew. They give you none of this.
You have to individually find each crew member, and tell them what to do. To make them shoot the enemy, you need to send them to a room to change their status, and then send them out to fight. The same is true for healing others, or putting out fires or repairing. In the middle of all the action, you are forced to search the ship for each crew member, which they don't even give you a roster screen for, and then give individual commands for each. They don't even give artificial intelligence for your crew members to pursue the enemy in your ship, put out new fires as they appear, etc.
This game is silly micromanagement, micromanagement, micromanagement… With none of the tools or menus you would expect to be available for you.
I was terribly disappointed, especially considering how polished the game looked in their advertisements. Don't be fooled, this game is not developed enough to be enjoyable.
If u are a fan of "clash of the clans" u will love this. If you love "Star Trek", "Babylon 5" trust me you will freaking love this.
My advice though is that save often after every battle and upgrade because the game is not easy.
Few ideas though:
Allow continuous upgrading to make the ship even stronger and better. Like better shields to prevent surprise transports of enemies. Better guns: aiming, critical shots (do away with the mini games and also the dodge generator and instead allow us to give orders for evasive moves (delta gamma beta etc)
Do away with the sentry I'm like what's the point of those ?
And every crew member should be able to fire a weapon. Not just security and tactical (that's basic training in star fleet) and we should be able to prepare for attacks (locking doors, bracing for impact, setting traps or opening air locks or destroying walls-traps when enemies teleport over)
Look at Star Trek trexel a for inspiration that's a great game there
- Category: Games
- Updated: Nov 19, 2013
- Version: 1.1.4
- Size: 144 MB
- Language: English
- Seller: Star Command, LLC
- © Star Command, LLC
Compatibility: Requires iOS 4.3 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5.