App description:

"Epic Turn-Based Game Found In Solarian Tactics" - AppAdvice.com
"HIGHLY RECOMMENDED." - nineoverten.com



Combine the best of turn-based tactical role playing games with the touch interface! Engage in short yet strategic battles, add unique new characters to your team, unlock impressive new attacks, and enjoy a gripping story!

A team of elite soldiers have just graduated from the Solarian Academy when they find themselves on a backwater planet that turns into the center of a plot that spans the known galaxy! Can you help them discover the truth?

Unlock 5 distinct characters, each with their own personalities and abilities
Upgrade your team with 40+ Augments that pushes them to amazing new heights
Fight against bosses with never-before-seen abilities
Use intuitive touch controls that feel right - this game is made for the iPhone !
Follow a storyline that spans multiple planets, new technologies, and dark secrets
Enjoy beautiful graphics built tailored for the retina display

Meet five unique characters:
Cici, a party girl turned weapons expert!
Wen, a sarcastic specialist with an arm that morphs into a giant blade!
Lester, a heroic knight with a troubled past!
Koroko, a mysterious child!
And a mystery man, you can discover only if you play the game!

Execute the deep strategies that you love about turn-based strategy games!
Use the tank-like Lester to cover Cici from attacks!
Chain together multiple attacks with Wens combination attack!
Knock enemies back or drag them to you!
Stun and cripple enemies!

We are an independent game developer. Wed love your support!

iPhone and iPad supported.

Echoseven's comments:




11-25-2012, 06:31 PM
#3
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Location: Fort Lauderdale
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This is the 21st century? Rectangles? We should be past hexes by now! We have the resolution...give me 30 the sided polyhedrals I deserve!

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11-25-2012, 06:35 PM
#4
BOUGHT! After playing through Hunters, Tactical Soldier, Lost Star Tactics, Crimson Steam Pirates (which all came out ages ago) I need some new tactical game on my phone.
I'm not a fan of the cartoon graphics but I hope the gameplay more than makes up for it.

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Originally Posted by bramblett05 View Post
Ok WANT!! Lol this is right up my alley

But question is it worth 2.99?
Well if its right up your alley it should be worth 3 measly bucks?
11-25-2012, 06:36 PM
#5
Joined: Dec 2009
Location: Fort Lauderdale
Posts: 5,287
I was being sarcastic...that being said, the playing field doesn't look like it leaves much room for thoughtful strategy. Of course, the game could still be great fun. I'll bite my tongue.

I mean, I play gamebooks on ios, after all.

Last edited by Greyskull; 11-25-2012 at 10:26 PM.
11-25-2012, 07:54 PM
#6
Joined: Aug 2011
Location: Chicago, IL
Posts: 436
What is the IAP like on this game? If there is an option to buy gold I'm going to pass.
11-25-2012, 10:48 PM
#7
Joined: Sep 2009
Location: Sweden
Posts: 2,850
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Originally Posted by Chiller ONE View Post
BOUGHT! After playing through Hunters, Tactical Soldier, Lost Star Tactics, Crimson Steam Pirates (which all came out ages ago) I need some new tactical game on my phone.
Then Ravenmark and Final Fantasy Tactics, to my mind the two premium turn-based tactical games for iOS, should probably be yer first stop Both games really are leagues and bounds more intricate and sophisticated in both mechanics and narrative than Hunters 1/2, Tactical Soldiers and Lost Star Tactics.

(And once yer done, Time of Heroes and The War of Eustrath are some of the next best TBS games for the platform. For the asynchronous multiplayer equivalent, UniWar and RAD Soldiers, and perhaps even Outwitters and Hero Academy, might provide a well-needed social TBS fix.)

All that said, Solarian Tactics looks interesting (albeit perhaps a little lightweight, but I hope that's just my preconception). I might just have space for yet another TBS on my iPhone...

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11-26-2012, 01:37 AM
#8
Joined: Nov 2012
Location: Sydney, Australia
Posts: 31
I think AvH:Onslaught is a much better game for much the same price:

http://forums.toucharcade.com/showthread.php?t=114263

You need it to add it to your list!
11-26-2012, 02:16 AM
#9
Looks good! I like the art style. Is a universal update in sight?
11-26-2012, 02:49 AM
#10
It looks a bit limited, tiny square maps with what looks like the odd bit of office furniture here and there. Does it get more complex in latter levels? There are some brilliant tbs games on iOS now, I think this may struggle.

Games that will never leave my iPad : Great Big Wargame, Battle Academy, Battle of the Bulge, Ravenmark and Hunters 2.

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