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  • Publisher: Rytech Apps
  • Genre: Strategy
  • Device: iPhone
  • Size: 177.5 MB
  • Version: 1.01
  • Price: $3.99
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App description: Build your empire and discover new worlds with infinite freedom.

The goal of this sandbox like game is to expand humanity to 1 trillion people by developing technologies, building human colonies and expanding far across the galaxy. A procedurally generated universe allows you to explore 16 galaxies, 64.000 star systems, 300.000+ planets and expand to over 150 trillion people.

Gameplay relies on your ability to balance resources by either buying resource specific systems or technologies. Each planet and star has descriptions detailing their properties and usefulness.

Features:
- Procedurally generated star systems from a starting seed
- Over 250 High Definition planet and star textures
- Each planet and star has its own description
- Sandbox mode spans up to 16 galaxies
- Tech tree with 24 science upgrades

So explore, learn and conquer, because the human race depends on it.

*** Note ***
This app was designed to run on iPad and is optimized for it's performance. Older devices cannot run this app and it is advised to close all other applications while running for the smoothest experience.
*** This is more of a sandbox than a game so sit back and enjoy the wonders that space has to offer! ***
12-04-2015, 08:26 PM
#2
Joined: Jan 2014
Posts: 668
Very interested but the TouchGameplay video has me nervous. No tutorial or help to get you going? Based on the video It seems way to complicated to just dump you in the "game". I'm hoping that's not the case. Has anyone tried this & if so thoughts? Thanks in advance.

Last edited by mzinn; 12-04-2015 at 09:54 PM.
12-05-2015, 09:50 AM
#3
This is exactly the kind of game I've been looking for. It's beautiful and has a lot of nice touches, the details of the sound and the planets and all of the text.

But... I can't figure out anything about how to actually play the game. There's one tooltip that says "click here to open the tech tree" but I can't select anything in it. There are no other star systems nearby when I zoom out. I've clicked on every single icon, button, screen and corner, and tried every swipe, squeeze and action that I can think of, but nothing does anything except zoom or show information.

I've spent twenty minutes trying to figure it out. There's a lot of stuff about industry and science production, a star system screen that clearly intends to expand, and a lot of great numbers and a good story. But where the heck is the game?!

Edit: I finally tried just letting it sit on high speed mode (it defaults to slowest) and some more star systems appeared. I bought them and a few science things. The science things don't seem to have any impact whatsoever, and they have no explanation at all for what they're supposed to do. I bought stuff and now my numbers are changed, with no real sense of why or what affected it. So far it looks like it's a really basic but obtuse tamagotchi game in space, pretty disappointed.

Last edited by brainbag; 12-05-2015 at 10:52 AM.
12-05-2015, 11:13 AM
#4
Joined: Jan 2014
Posts: 668
Quote:
Originally Posted by brainbag View Post
This is exactly the kind of game I've been looking for. It's beautiful and has a lot of nice touches, the details of the sound and the planets and all of the text.

But... I can't figure out anything about how to actually play the game. There's one tooltip that says "click here to open the tech tree" but I can't select anything in it. There are no other star systems nearby when I zoom out. I've clicked on every single icon, button, screen and corner, and tried every swipe, squeeze and action that I can think of, but nothing does anything except zoom or show information.

I've spent twenty minutes trying to figure it out. There's a lot of stuff about industry and science production, a star system screen that clearly intends to expand, and a lot of great numbers and a good story. But where the heck is the game?!

Edit: I finally tried just letting it sit on high speed mode (it defaults to slowest) and some more star systems appeared. I bought them and a few science things. The science things don't seem to have any impact whatsoever, and they have no explanation at all for what they're supposed to do. I bought stuff and now my numbers are changed, with no real sense of why or what affected it. So far it looks like it's a really basic but obtuse tamagotchi game in space, pretty disappointed.
Thanks for the insight. I was afraid of this. It has so much potential. I don't need a full blow game but it would be nice to know some things so your not just guessing until pure frustration. I also understand it's basically sandbox & I'm ok with that but a little hand holding as you start would have set us up to go explore & have fun with what is here because the sound & visuals look gorgeous. I'm sure a 2 min tutorial would have made a world (pun intended) of difference.
12-10-2015, 08:52 AM
#5
Joined: Jan 2014
Posts: 668
I see they added a tutorial. Please let me know if the tutorial helped & if you can now enjoy this having that added insight. Thanks

Last edited by mzinn; 12-10-2015 at 01:40 PM.
12-11-2015, 03:49 AM
#6
Joined: Feb 2012
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Posts: 52
Price just dropped to free...
And it will not download from the AppStore.
[UPDATE] Now available for download (US)

For a game encompassing the universe its kind of fast.

Last edited by JJE; 12-12-2015 at 03:42 AM.