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A turn-based grand strategy game in space: Defend Earth against an alien invasion from the edge of the Solar System. Negotiate with the various governments of Earth and secure their support - One way or the other. Establish your bases on other planets to take the fight to the enemy. Design and build powerful spaceships, then take them into battle.

Become a character in Solar War

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Become a character in Solar War

With the 1.00 release coming up soon, I have opened up the Solar War character creator one last time. Through this, you can design your own character to be added to the game. This feature is available...

Aug 1, 2013 News
Last chance to grab the Alpha bonus

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Last chance to grab the Alpha bonus

With the Beta scheduled to be released later this week, the Alpha pre-order bonus will be coming to an end. If you would like to get your custom designed character into the game, do so now.

Jan 22, 2013 News
The diplomatic option

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The diplomatic option

The first phase of the diplomatic system has been added in Solar War 0.31, adding more depth to your interactions with the governments of Earth.

Nov 20, 2012 News
Solar War Monthiversary Sale

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Solar War Monthiversary Sale

To celebrate the first month since public release, Solar War will be 50% off until Sunday.

Nov 7, 2012 News
Solar War 0.30 changes

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Solar War 0.30 changes

With the release of version 0.30, it's time for another round of changes to Solar War. So here's some detail on the most important stuff, especially regarding game balance: AI changes, monthly scores...

Nov 6, 2012 News
Comments  (0 - 10 of 114)
sharvax
sharvax 9hours 33mins ago said:

No comments for awhile. Anything going on?

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YaroslavUSSR
YaroslavUSSR Jun 17 2014, 2:28pm said:

How can I update the game to the latest version 1.02? Desura's version is 1.01.

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Cironian
Cironian Aug 13 2014, 3:12pm replied:

Sorry for the missed version here. Version 1.02a is now available as a download and the in-client version is waiting for staff approval.

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s.kirmish
s.kirmish Nov 2 2013, 10:51am said:

I just came to say: Special props for you for including a resolution that allows maximum size windowed mode. You obviously know the issue for yourselfes, since it fits perfectly without vanishing behind the windows taskbar. :) I wish more games had this option.

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Watsong
Watsong Nov 1 2013, 7:27pm said:

Got a broken save here. The industry budget has no 'spare' value and, as a result, I can't allocate the budget, only reduce it. This means that I can't continue. The bug appeared to occur from using the left mouse button held on budget values (e.g. Research) and dragging left until the value went to 0. At around 3 remaining, the 'sliding' of the number became very unresponsive. But I'm not 100% certain that is the cause of the bug.

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Cironian
Cironian Nov 2 2013, 4:46am replied:

Can you mail me the broken save at info@snipefish.de please? I'd like to take a look at what exactly went wrong there.

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Watsong
Watsong Nov 2 2013, 7:07am replied:

File emailed to you, along with my findings.

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Watsong
Watsong Nov 1 2013, 11:42am said:

Bought :). A solid campaign mode with solid strategic and (somewhat limited) tactical frameworks. An AI opponent that plays by rules, that the player can affect (Like, for example, in the game "XCOM: Apocalypse"). Good stuff.

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invinciblejakeo
invinciblejakeo Sep 28 2013, 1:24pm said:

Is it just me or has the Ender's Game book saga have consedirable influence on this game?

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Cironian
Cironian Oct 27 2013, 9:34am replied:

Not on a conscious level at least. I've read the first few, but that's been quite a few years ago.

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@dukope Otherwise, someone, somewhere might be getting off from nekkid Jorji. The horror! Dec 11 2014, 2:24am
Want to see Solar War on Steam? We're at 98% votes on Greenlight, so go vote and help us with that final stretch: T.co Nov 27 2014, 5:40am
@SimoRoth @maia Is that the Caddyshack game mode? Nov 9 2014, 6:29pm
@AsaTJ funny thing is, it took me about that many hours Oct 3 2014, 5:49pm
I just released Solar War update 1.03 at T.co - Most importantly, armor resistance got an overdue fix. Aug 28 2014, 2:26pm
@bgreman Yes, I plan to do that if and when it's greenlit. The game is at "82% to the top 100" right now, so it might take a while. Aug 22 2014, 3:30pm
Spent 2 hours hunting down a weird performance problem. Problem went away when I rebooted. I hate graphics drivers sometimes. Aug 9 2014, 11:37am
Minecraft has the same issue, looks like the Nvidia driver doesn't automatically recognize Java based games. Aug 8 2014, 2:04pm
From my recent support mails, this happens a lot with Nvidia dual GPU setups. Aug 8 2014, 2:04pm
Please excuse the sound! We forgot about it until we were out of time. :-) Apr 13 2014, 2:29pm
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