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App description: Command your officers and crew from the bridge of your star ship to travel, trade, and battle across the immense Star Traders Quadrant. Employ a wide variety of strategies as an Assassin, Bounty Hunter, Trader, Pirate or Smuggler. Can you manage your resources, crew and officers well enough to turn a profit in the complex economy thats sprawling across the on-going interstellar conflict?

This epic space pirate RPG offers a deep and challenging world and economy to Star Trading captains. You must navigate the waters of Quadrant politics and chose sides among the constantly conflicting Factions, or take the risk to stay independent. Enjoy endless replay value in this deep space civ and trading simulation which allows you to take any path you want as a captain. Act as a pirate against the merchants using the great shipping lanes, join the Solar War as a military captain, or hunt targets across the Quadrant as a fearsome bounty hunter!

Star Traders is a turn-based strategy role playing game (RPG) inspired by games such as Trade Wars, Space Trader, Master of Orion, Pirates! and many other classic computer RPGs. If you enjoy retro games, adventure and tactics games, Action RPG or Sci-fi RPG with complex depth (such as Master of Orion or Mass Effect) you may enjoy Star Traders space trading simulation.

A permanent $2.99 IAP expands Star Traders with the Elite experience. Elite includes more than 200 new planets, more than 2,000 new sectors in the massive galaxy, over 400 new ships, twice as many rumors and officers, and more unique art!

Advanced ships, ship upgrades and special abilities are unlocked with skillful play. A list of feats and awards can be seen in the 'Unlocks' menu. For players seeking a shortcut, a permanent $4.99 IAP immediately grants all feats and awards to all characters.

Our development team is actively continuing development and updates based on your feedback and is regularly updated with new content, features, and fixes. Please email us with suggestions or bugs!

As a Star Trading captain you will:
- Explore more than 300 planets
- Trade in and manipulate the complex and deep economy in this economic simulator
- Buy, sell, and battle over 500 unique starcraft
- Fully customize your captain (picking from 6 classes), officers and space ships

Experience the Elite upgrade: the epic new content includes 2,000 new sectors, 200 additional planets, and hundreds of additional ships, more rumors, art board, and officers.

Your command of the ship is under constant threat, both internal and external. Can you manage your resources, crew, officers well to enough to turn a profit on your contracts and trades? Those that do will be among the Faction's elite Star Heroes -- and those that fail will be branded bandits and Crimelords.

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11-21-2012, 05:05 PM
Joined: Jun 2009
Posts: 10,577

Originally Posted by NickFalk View Post

Worst idea ever!

Last edited by Echoseven; 11-28-2012 at 10:34 PM.

11-21-2012, 05:07 PM
Intresting look to it

Last edited by bramblett05; 11-21-2012 at 05:26 PM.
11-21-2012, 11:24 PM
Joined: Nov 2012
Location: Boston
Posts: 446
game's got depth

i've been playing on Android for a while and I can say this game has got depth. Major replay -- try it out!
11-21-2012, 11:35 PM
Joined: Aug 2011
Location: Chicago, IL
Posts: 459
I really like this version more than the android version. Only thing I've noticed there doesn't seem to be any way to unlock new starting ships. I'm sure its planned in a future update though. Really deep gameplay. I hope it does well so they bring their other games to ios.
11-21-2012, 11:38 PM
Joined: Jun 2009
Location: Connecticut, USA
Posts: 358
Originally Posted by CoreyB View Post
I really like this version more than the android version. Only thing I've noticed there doesn't seem to be any way to unlock new starting ships. I'm sure its planned in a future update though. Really deep gameplay. I hope it does well so they bring their other games to ios.
By oruchasing the $1.99 Epic Version I received an additional 200+ ships.

Looking for a cool sig.
11-22-2012, 12:08 PM
Joined: May 2010
Location: Burlingame CA
Posts: 2,354
Anyone know if their other games like Templar Assault are coming to iOS?
11-23-2012, 05:57 AM
Joined: Aug 2011
Location: Chicago, IL
Posts: 459
I encountered what I think is a bug. I was playing on hard difficulty, only about 20min into a new game. I still had my starting ship when I ran into the alien ship. This think is massive, 500 soldiers and about 40-50 of every thing else. I tried my hardest to flee but he was able to knock me down to 1 every thing. Instead of trying to flee I tough I would just end it and start a new one by boarding the ship ending in my certain death. Well...me, the lone survivor of my ship was able to over come the 500 to 1 odds and convince the aliens that I should run the show for them. It is pretty sweet though, I'm raking in the money attacking every ship I see and taking their cargo.

Last edited by CoreyB; 11-23-2012 at 06:03 AM.
11-23-2012, 09:17 AM
Joined: Nov 2012
Location: Boston
Posts: 446
lone captain bug

@CoreyB - can report that on the Trese Brothers forums for you. They are great at fixing all bugs and supporting a game. Expect to see more updates out of these guys. As a long-term Android Star Traders player, I have seen them literally crank out hundreds of updates (expansions, new captains, new ships, new officers, new contracts etc).

Their forum is here if you like -- http://startradersrpg.proboards.com/index.cgi?
11-24-2012, 02:30 PM
Joined: Nov 2012
Posts: 15
How do you buy torpedoes to your starting ship? Any stardock does not seem to have an option to rearm, duh? Also I am having difficulty with UI to look at the planets without actually starting to travel there, sometimes holding finger works, sometimes not.. Otherwise seems quite interesting game, but like said UI needs some finetuning.