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App description: ENHANCED VERSION: The story continues with additional solar systems, never seen before enemies, various weapons and extended gameplay! Because of the FIFO population the ark ship now requires a more powerful fuel and it is the players task to produce it.

Alien Tribe 2 is an 4X space game that combines several genres. Imagine a universe sandbox meets real-time strategy and a pinch of tower defence. With realtime gameplay, objective-based unlocks, and tower-defense flavored combat, Alien Tribe 2 brings something new to strategy gaming.

Top 10 in the category Games / Strategy in more than 35 countries
Top 10 in the category Games / Simulation in more than 30 countries
Top 50 in the category Games / Overall in more than 25 countries

- Best of 2013 (Sci-Fi / Strategy Games) at iPlayApps.de
- Wargamer.com: "Alien Tribe 2 is a great title for any sort of wargamer that enjoys 4X games. Get ready for an intense battle!"
- Apppicker.com: "Alien Tribe 2 ... gives you a space battle like no other. Get ready to be challenged from start to finish in this game"
- AppScout: "Alien Tribe 2 for iPad Does Justice to the 4x RTS Genre"
- Listed as one of the 10 Best iOS Real-Time Strategy Games at Hubpages
- MobileTechReview: "Alien Tribe 2 is a fantastic and original take on the 4X genre"

Explore the galaxy and and find solar systems. Populate the numerous planets and extract different raw materials. Build weapons platforms for defence and research centres to improve your skills. Friends of space strategy games will feel at home here, because colonization and research are core elements of the game.

When the raw materials of the discovered planets are not sufficient anymore, scan the space for asteroids and extract additional raw materials there. The 4X approach of "eXplore", "eXpand", "eXploit" and "eXterminate" is supported by over 45 missions / quests of the areas of "Military", "Economy", "Exploration" & "Expansion". This means that the player is constantly faced with new challenges and once a player successfully completes a mission / quest, he is then rewarded with new build options, research points, the in-game currency called GEO or other various items.

Features:

- Find new new solar systems and start to colonize planets
- Explore planets and build different kind of stations and ships
- Extract the raw materials and build supply chains to your stations
- Build weapon platforms and war ships to defend yourself
- Scan the deep space for asteroids and start mining them
- Increase your skills in the research center
- Randomly generated game environment
- Over 45 different missions
- Search for the missing ark ship parts
- Collect the internal GEO currency to buy extras or trade it for resources
- In-game tutorial
- And much more...


The Story:
The Fifo, a people of space nomads, had to make a stop in the normal space unintentionally. As they were leaving the meta space, a very destructive asteroid storm destroyed their ark ship.

The meager remains of the formerly proud nomadic people was forced to settle on the planet Kamolon. The Fifo want nothing more than to get back to their old life and return to the peace of the meta-space. But they need to find all the parts for a new ark ship. Can you help the Fifo people to find the parts of the ark ship? Only then they can return to their eternal journey through the meta-space.

ritter's comments:
Alien Tribe 2 is an indie 4X real-time strategy (RTS) space game for the iPad (and now iPhone). Here, a Universe Sandbox meets real-time strategy and a pinch of Tower Defence. Explore the galaxy and and find solar systems. Populate the numerous planets and extract different raw materials. Build weapons platforms for defence and research centres to improve your skills. Should the raw materials of the discovered planet not be sufficient for you, scan the space for asteroids and extract additional raw materials there.

The 4X approach of "eXplore", "eXpand", "eXploit" and "eXterminate" is supported by over 45 missions / quests of the areas of "Military", "Economy", "Exploration" & "Expansion". This means that the player is constantly faced with new challenges and once a player successfully completes a mission / quest, he is then rewarded with new build options, research points, the in-game currency called GEO or other various items.

Alien Tribe 2 is now available for a reduced price of 2.99 USD in the App Store:
https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/alien-tribe-2-4x-rts-space/id653463017?mt=8

Here is the a teaser trailer and some screenshots. It would be great if you could leave some feedback or like our facebook page.

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Alien Tribe 2 Teaser Trailer:


Some Screenshots:










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12-13-2013, 03:43 AM
#2
This looks pretty good

12-13-2013, 08:27 PM
#3
It is pretty good. Anyone who enjoyed Weird Worlds, or is a fan of 4X RTS should get this. It's actually quite deep but the controls are straight forward as well as the tutorial.
12-14-2013, 10:10 AM
#4
Joined: Oct 2009
Location: California
Posts: 924
Just bought it. I like the interface and and the ships/planets are crisp and smoothly animated. The first thing I do these days is dig around for IAPs and I found some here. You can buy green energy orbs (also found in-game but I have no idea how generous heir distribution is yet) which seem to be used for shortcuts and cheats (all weapons now, fast colonization, etc). At least I hope that's what they are because if it turns out that the game is balanced so that they are necessary, I will be very disappointed.

More impressions forthcoming.
12-14-2013, 02:39 PM
#5
I am such a sucker for these types of games. I saw it on appshopper and came here about to make a main post with the link. Luckily someone else saw it ahead of me. The only thing holding me to the fence is the IAP currency... I'd like to hear more input on how balanced the game feels before I take the plunge!
12-14-2013, 03:05 PM
#6
It seems well balanced. I didn't even realize about the IAP and played it for half a day yesterday.
12-14-2013, 03:29 PM
#7
Joined: Oct 2009
Location: California
Posts: 924
Quote:
Originally Posted by Unfrozen View Post
It seems well balanced. I didn't even realize about the IAP and played it for half a day yesterday.
That's been my experience as well. So far, I'm really enjoying it. Hope it gets some traction.
12-14-2013, 03:32 PM
#8
Joined: Oct 2009
Location: California
Posts: 924
Quote:
Originally Posted by Bool Zero View Post
I am such a sucker for these types of games. I saw it on appshopper and came here about to make a main post with the link. Luckily someone else saw it ahead of me. The only thing holding me to the fence is the IAP currency... I'd like to hear more input on how balanced the game feels before I take the plunge!
I'm pretty intolerant of consumable IAPs but these feel like an afterthought - which is exactly how they should feel.
12-14-2013, 03:46 PM
#9
Joined: Sep 2012
Location: England, Devon, Plymouth
Posts: 144
Before taking the plunge I was going to try the first one as I saw on here that it was free. But it appears to be removed from the App Store (UK) can anyone confirm?

Love 4x games and am very tempted in trying this one.
12-14-2013, 04:05 PM
#10
Joined: Dec 2009
Location: Fort Lauderdale
Posts: 5,292
Quote:
Originally Posted by Unfrozen View Post
It is pretty good. Anyone who enjoyed Weird Worlds, or is a fan of 4X RTS should get this. It's actually quite deep but the controls are straight forward as well as the tutorial.
It's so easy to overlook games like this. Why? Because of all of the completely linear, browser-based timer Facebook-style "games" (more like screensavers) which have infested the appstore. I see something like this, my natural inclination is to assume it's another "fake" game...or MOBA-whatever the kids call them.

Now shoo! Offa my lawn!