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App description: *** App Store Game Of The Day ***
*** Winner Best PC Game - DIGI Awards 2016 ***
*** Runner Up Best Indie Game - CVGAs 2016 ***

An epic space strategy RPG with base building, deep tactical combat, crew management, alien diplomacy, and emergent storytelling.
This Lightspeed Edition is a massively enhanced version of the Award Winning indie strategy RPG, Halcyon 6: Starbase Commander.

About Halcyon 6
On the edge of Terran space lies Halcyon 6, a derelict starbase left behind by a mysterious precursor race. Your mission is to reclaim the derelict station and rebuild it.A mysterious alien force is making a beeline towards Earth and this starbase is the best chance for the New Terran Federation to establish new alliances, research new technologies and otherwise figure out a way to stop the impending invasion.

Using only the resources you can salvage from the derelict station and gathered from nearby star systems, its up to you to rebuild the starbase to lead the Terran Republics scientific research, exploration and diplomatic efforts on the edge of known space.

Halcyon 6: Lightspeed Edition is a passion project whose design is inspired by our years spent playing classic games like Star Control, Master of Orion, X-COM, Civilization and new classics like FTL.


- Base Building: spend resources to build station facilities (rooms) to enhance your production and technological capabilities, or build ships to help you control more territory

- Exploration: assign your fleets to nearby star clusters, where they can handle emerging enemy threats, do missions for alien factions or secure bonus resources

- Crew Management: assign crew to station facilities to greatly improve their output efficiency, or to ships where they can contribute in unique ways to combat, missions and events

- Deep Tactical Combat: fight tactical ship or ground battles to resolve hostile events, create a foothold in the sector and ultimately defeat the enemy mothership!

- Story Events: based on game criteria like rooms-built, alien diplomacy scores or officer traits/skills, the game will produce story events (often with multiple choice outcomes) that can lead to combat, time-related applied bonuses/negatives, officer attribute changes or any number of crazy in-game stories.

Halcyon 6: Lightspeed Edition brings together the original Halcyon 6 base game along with all of the additional content (Combat & Customization, Diplomatic Diversions, Lootem Up, and Morale Booster updates) released since launch in Sept 2016 as well as brand new Lightspeed Edition optimizations and features as follows:

Streamlined Campaign
- Greatly speeds up progression and tightens the campaign to an action and adventure packed 12 hrs depending on your play style and pace

Streamlined All Systems
- For faster progression, including economy, starbase, resources, and officer levelling.
New Officer Progression System
With 6 subclasses, 3 Prestige classes, new skill tree, and over 20+ new Prestige/Epic powers.

New Ship Loadout and Config Screen
- Will let you customize loadouts (and save them) for your ships just before entering combat

New Difficulty Mode
- Called Vice Admiral and slightly increased difficulty across the board

Enhanced Combat
- Includes 25+ new alien faction space combat abilities, more combos for both players and enemies, increased faction weaknesses and resistances, and other balancing tweaks

New UI Overhaul
- Designed for greater readability and usability. Many many UI quality of life enhancements to all areas of the game, too many to list here.
10-19-2017, 07:02 AM
Joined: Jan 2011
Location: England
Posts: 11,116
Bought !!

10-19-2017, 07:54 AM
Joined: Feb 2010
Location: NCC 1701
Posts: 3,436

bought it (i've played for months the PC version)... definitely my GOTY!!!
10-19-2017, 08:05 AM
Joined: Jul 2015
Posts: 306
10-19-2017, 08:16 AM
I was waiting last night for this one to pop up on the Appstore. Bought! Never played it, but looks terrific for me.
10-19-2017, 08:59 AM
Joined: Mar 2010
Posts: 449
anyone playing this on the iphone 7+. Is it too small?
10-19-2017, 09:19 AM
Joined: Jul 2015
Posts: 306
Originally Posted by blebhertz View Post
anyone playing this on the iphone 7+. Is it too small?
i'm playing on iphone7
i don't think it's small
10-19-2017, 09:37 AM
Joined: Nov 2014
Location: Eos
Posts: 3,282
Cant wait to get time to play this one!
10-19-2017, 09:39 AM
Joined: Nov 2015
Posts: 1,205
Is $6.99 a launch discount? Thought I read that it would be $8.99.
10-19-2017, 09:53 AM
Joined: Jun 2011
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Posts: 5,740
Ahh this is tempting. The reviews seem somewhat mixed on Steam. I just used all my iTunes credit so I'm going to wait a bit for iOS impressions.

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