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Ascent - The Space Game is a space MMO set in a future where civilisation has almost completely collapsed. Players must work together to prevent total disaster, and rebuild a civilisation of their own choosing. Space combat - manual control fighter to fighter dogfighting, scales up to big ship broadside duels - in space! Farming and mining on planet surfaces - players can build their own planetary bases for resource harvesting. City simulation style play. Personal starbase construction - players can construct their own starbase to their own design. This becomes your home in space, and your centre for heavy zero-g manufacturing and research Trading - dynamic local NPC markets, player to player global market Dynamic NPC mission system - combat, trade (supply/demand), passenger transport, courier and salvage missions Asteroid mining - manual control of ship and axial mining beam. Player and character skill based. Research - blueprint fragments attainable from

  • Manta
  • Unicorn
  • Freedom
  • New look Sparrow Fighter
  • Seraph - Light Cruiser
  • Combat screenshot
  • Alien World
Beta Cast interview James Hicks in Episode 6


Beta Cast interview James Hicks in Episode 6

Beta Cast interview James Hicks in their sixth episode, covering a range of sciency and computer game topics and getting down into the nitty gritty detail of how stars and planets are formed in Ascent.

Aug 7, 2014 News
Desura Weekly Release Highlights - Episode 26


Desura Weekly Release Highlights - Episode 26

We're back on track and ahead of the pack with yet another stack of super sexy games to be scanned in this weeks episode of Desura's Weekly Release Highlights.

May 27, 2014 News
Players can now actually Colonize the outer planets!


Players can now actually Colonize the outer planets!

This feature at last brings true Sandbox play to Ascent's insane 270,000,000,000 star system galaxy, allowing players to construct and populate cities of any size. Colony claim "deeds" have a 100km radius...

May 7, 2014 News
Patch 1.0.5 is now live


Patch 1.0.5 is now live

Patch 1.0.5 is now live on Desura! Aside from fixes, the main gameplay change is that NPC shipyards are running out of the big ships, since only players make these now. In addition, many will be pleased...

Apr 9, 2014 News
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Kuloth Aug 12 2014, 10:11pm said:

Note: One full month of premium is now included in the purchase price!

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SoulBear Jul 31 2014, 12:13pm said:

is desura updating the pc version regularly and can i get the 3 pack subscription from here too (likely buy 3 month pack)?

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Kuloth 11hours 48mins ago replied:

Desura updates once per week. However, we now have our own updater - if you buy on Desura you can get the latest update via our servers from then on.

You can only buy the 3 month pack in game.

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Kuloth Aug 6 2014, 7:32pm replied:

The Desura/PC build is updated about weekly at the moment.

It now comes bundled with a month of premium (use the connect feature) but further premium purchases are in-game only at the moment.

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SoulBear Aug 7 2014, 10:37am replied:

Thank you. I bought 3 month of premium via web, if I pick up the pc version will the premium stack (1 month from here the the 3 I just purchased)?
lol guess price when up while I waited.

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Kuloth Aug 7 2014, 11:48am replied:

Yes it will add on. All premium purchases are additive with whatever you already have in your account, unless it's expired in which case it counts from the moment of purchase.

We had to put the price up to bundle the month of premium and to account for the FAR higher quality of the PC client these days over the release version. It now has a lot more stuff, runs a lot better and has a lot of great new art :)

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jamesvaughn71 Jul 9 2014, 2:47pm said: Online

Paid the $4.99, game freezes at the initializing installation,waited 3 hours 40 minutes and nothing. Looks like i wasted $4.99.

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Kuloth Jul 20 2014, 11:54pm replied:

As I recall, this was resolved and you were able to play the game. Just posting that here because otherwise it looks potentially unresolved to people reading these comments :)

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Kuloth Jul 10 2014, 8:06am replied:

Hi James, if the game wont even install that is a problem with Desura, please contact them for support. If they're unable to help you I will make sure you get a full refund!

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Kuloth May 29 2014, 5:20am replied:

A few things spring to mind there. Firstly, we're very open about it, it's all over the front page of our website. There isn't anywhere to mention it on the Desura page that makes sense. (I've got almost no control over the layout and the description box... well look at it, I don't even have formatting there for some reason)

Secondly, you don't need a subscription to play, and can access everything ingame without it.

Thirdly, if anyone ever buys the game and is later upset about their purchase, I would always make sure they got a full refund.

Last, as I mentioned, one day I'll work out how to include it in the buy price, at least the first month or something.

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