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Distant Star (4x-style) ->free

02-17-2013, 09:54 AM
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Distant Star (4x-style) ->free

I think this is the first time this game has ever gone free, and it's been available for a while. Grab it while you can.



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02-17-2013, 10:10 AM
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Downloading it now. Thanks for the heads up.

02-17-2013, 10:25 AM
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Thanks for the heads up... with this free and Ascendancy on sale for $0.99 maybe thkse hesitant before will be able to appreciate 4X games on iOS.
02-17-2013, 10:26 AM
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Originally Posted by nightc1 View Post
Downloading it now. Thanks for the heads up.
As always, no problem

This looks like a good starter 4x game, like Spaceword Ho!...it's probably a lot easier to get into then the heavyweights.

Now if only Galactic Civilizations 4 was ported to ios, I would be a happy man.
02-17-2013, 10:29 AM
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Originally Posted by Greyskull View Post
As always, no problem

This looks like a good starter 4x game, like Spaceword Ho!...it's probably a lot easier to get into then the heavyweights.

Now if only Galactic Civilizations 4 was ported to ios, I would be a happy man.
yup, definitely - this is one of the games that I made sure to play before getting into Starbase Orion (which at first glance, was WAY too complex for me, but now, is absolutely my favorite 4X title on the iOS... maybe on all platforms...)

Anyway... worth picking up while it's free if you don't already have it.
02-17-2013, 10:40 AM
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I have this,Starbase Orion and Ascendancy. This week couldn't get better.
02-17-2013, 11:12 AM
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Great game, and a good simplified 4X, but it kinda drags late into the game due to klunky controls when managing larger fleets.

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02-17-2013, 12:24 PM
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Thanks for the heads up. Currently addicted to Starbase Orion so I am looking forward to seeing how another 4x game stacks up.
02-17-2013, 12:27 PM
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Joined: Jan 2013
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Picked up ascendancy and plan to pick this up as well

Can anyone explain what 4x means though?
02-17-2013, 12:36 PM
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Can anyone explain what 4x means though?
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