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App description: Take command of humanitys last survivors and rebuild an empire among the stars. In this immersive turn-based strategy game, you must lead the refugees of the great Exodus to a new home in hostile space and build a new galaxy-spanning civilization. To survive in the dark reaches of space, you will have to fight to protect your people, control rival factions, and unlock lost technology.

This challenging civilization-building game expands upon the universe of the original Star Traders RPG. As the leader of a splinter group who have fallen behind the main fleet, you have no choice but to settle nearby habitable worlds, stake your claim and try to prosper.

Your forces will face hostile aliens at every turn and your fleets will do battle in a challenging tactical conflicts across the solar systems. As the waves of stellar conflict wash across your empire, youll face invasions, devastating planetary bombardments and need to exact the same on alien infestations to expand your empire.

Within your own imperium, you must manage your economy, political realm, and technological research. The squabbling factions vie for power, unable to lay old rivalries to rest. Only your deft political maneuvering can build treaties and harmony over discord and war. From the helm, you must also construct a mighty economy, one capable of surviving the devastation of war and the attacks of political adversaries. A sprawling technology tree lies before you and your choice of technologies will determine the strategy of your galactic civilization. To survive, youll need to overcome some of these challenges, to succeed you must master them all.

Take control through the strategic use of spies, economics, politics, technology and advanced weaponry in the most engaging, expansive and intense turn-based sci-fi title. Rebuild the human civilization from the ashes of interstellar war to become the galaxys ultimate leader in Star Trader 4X Empires.

FEATURES:
* Grow a ragtag band of survivors into a new galactic empire.
* Protect your colonies of galactic refugees from alien attack.
* Employ devious political and economic machinations to expand your domain.
* Use spies and espionage to get the upperhand on your enemies.
* Research and build incredible new ships, weapons and technologies.
* Trade with a vast universe full of rich, dynamic characters.
* Explore the galaxy and uncover its many secrets.
* Multiple difficulty levels and customizable map sizes.
* Risk everything to rescue refugees and keep them safe.

The Star Traders 4X Elite experience allows you to:
* Play on more than twice the maps, including large and huge Quadrants
* Play the Great Houses & Clans - Thulun, Javat, and Steel Song
* Unlock the Elite tech tree and gain access to hundreds of new upgrades
* Battle against twice the alien enemies and AI types
* Research 180 Technologies, 100 Weapon Types and 9 unique Hull Variants

Get ready for the fight of your life in Star Traders 4X Empires.

Star Traders 4X Empires is on Facebook:
https://www.facebook.com/startraders

Join the Community Forum:
http://startradersrpg.proboards.com/#category-7

Twitter:
https://twitter.com/TreseBrothers

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06-18-2014, 02:06 PM
#2
It's official. Don't mind me while I dive face first into this beaut...

Edit:Not sure why it isn't showing in the TA app..

Here's the link: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/id872458628?mt=8

Edit 2: Nevermind. There should be an "elite" version as well.

Last edited by ScotDamn; 06-18-2014 at 02:11 PM.

06-18-2014, 02:54 PM
#3
Joined: Oct 2009
Location: California
Posts: 924
The elite version is an IAP. Just bought it. Will leave impressions shortly.
06-18-2014, 03:18 PM
#4
Joined: Dec 2010
Location: Houston, TX
Posts: 9,407
Looks like this guy isn't getting any sleep tonight. ...If only I could make it to wifi to download and play immediately during the work day.
06-18-2014, 03:24 PM
#5
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Originally Posted by undeadcow View Post
Looks like this guy isn't getting any sleep tonight. ...If only I could make it to wifi to download and play immediately during the work day.
Same here!

Gotta say, so far I'm thoroughly pleased with this. Still messing around in the tutorial but I'm really enjoying the UI. Definitely a 4x Star Trader style.
06-18-2014, 03:42 PM
#6
Thanks everyone, and please leave your feedback and impressions here. Don't forget to rate the app in the OP!

Elite will get published by Apple when they are done reviewing it. The game is the same though - same price, same features, same. Just IAP vs. Paid App, for those who like one or the other.

Enjoy!

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06-18-2014, 04:04 PM
#7
Joined: Oct 2009
Location: California
Posts: 924
Quote:
Originally Posted by fallen View Post
Thanks everyone, and please leave your feedback and impressions here. Don't forget to rate the app in the OP!

Elite will get published by Apple when they are done reviewing it. The game is the same though - same price, same features, same. Just IAP vs. Paid App, for those who like one or the other.

Enjoy!
Aw, dang. I should have waited for the full version. Restoring purchases on multiple devices unnecessarily is not my preference.
06-18-2014, 04:12 PM
#8
Joined: Apr 2013
Location: Earth,Milky Way
Posts: 399
IAP or Paid Version?
06-18-2014, 04:18 PM
#9
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Originally Posted by Ubisububi View Post
Aw, dang. I should have waited for the full version. Restoring purchases on multiple devices unnecessarily is not my preference.
Trese brothers always do Elite versions.
06-18-2014, 04:20 PM
#10
Joined: Jul 2010
Location: Canton, Ohio
Posts: 2,948
Nice, glad to see this available because it was looking like a slow week for me otherwise. Thanks Trese Brothers, you guys are quickly becoming one of my favorite iOS developers.