StarDrive is a 4X Action-Strategy game where the goal is to build a space empire. Starting with a single planet and a small number of space-worthy vessels, you forge out into the galaxy, exploring new worlds, building new colonies, and discovering the StarDrive universe. The heart of StarDrive is its ship design and combat engine. StarDrive takes a module-based approach to ship design, allowing the player to create custom ship designs where the composition and placement of ship modules really matters to the performance of a ship in combat. In combat, if your portside armor is taking a beating, then rotate around and show them the starboard side! Hide behind a friendly capital ship's shields, warp into and out of the fray, launch fighters, lay mines, and so much more.

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Start with a single planet and a small number of space-worthy vessels, you forge out into the galaxy, exploring new worlds and building new colonies!

Posted by Henley on Jan 23rd, 2012

StarDrive is a 4X Action-Strategy game where the goal is to build a space empire. Starting with a single planet and a small number of space-worthy vessels, you forge out into the galaxy, exploring new worlds, building new colonies, and discovering the StarDrive universe. The heart of StarDrive is its ship design and combat engine. StarDrive takes a module-based approach to ship design, allowing the player to create custom ship designs where the composition and placement of ship modules really matters to the performance of a ship in combat. In combat, if your portside armor is taking a beating, then rotate around and show them the starboard side! Hide behind a friendly capital ship's shields, warp into and out of the fray, launch fighters, lay mines, and so much more.

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mkire
mkire Jan 24 2012, 7:15am said:

If i'm a 10$ Kickstarter, do i need to pay again for this?

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Isimiel
Isimiel Jan 24 2012, 7:46am said:

The Taiidan shall rule again!

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KhalidIbn
KhalidIbn Jan 24 2012, 3:33pm replied:

Not if the Hiigaran have anything to say about it!

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Reactorcore
Reactorcore Jan 24 2012, 9:41am said:

Hell yes.

Tracking now.

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zer0sumgames
zer0sumgames Jan 24 2012, 4:09pm said:

So I wasn't intending for this to go up for alpha funding yet! But it seems that the Desura folks made the decision to launch it, so I'm going to open it up to the kickstarter people.

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HeavyCruiser
HeavyCruiser Jan 24 2012, 5:12pm said:

my wallet you have it

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UNSC_SCOUT
UNSC_SCOUT Jan 24 2012, 5:43pm said:

So, if i understand, you design your command ship and captain it. And the rest of your fleet is controlled RTS style. Pretty cool. Im watching.
Another question. Is there only one command ship hull template, or can you pick others as you go along?

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zer0sumgames
zer0sumgames Jan 25 2012, 12:29am said:

Oh you can unlock a bunch of different hulls

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UNSC_SCOUT
UNSC_SCOUT Jan 25 2012, 12:56am replied:

Cool. When payday comes I shall get.

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