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App description: Space Frontiers: Dawn of Mars is a strategy-based planet-colonization game.

Join the first-ever colony on Mars. Your survival will depend on your ability to gather resources, expand your bases, and conquer new territories.

Control a fleet of rovers and extract precious resources from the Martian soil. As commanding officer, you will need to balance colony survival with mission requirements, while battling hazardous and unpredictable conditions on the Red Planet.

Features:

- Awesome open-world colonization on various types of maps
- Turn your fledgling outpost into a thriving metropolis
- Discover your true mission on Mars through engaging narrative gameplay
- From the frozen landscapes of Vastitas Borealis to the barren deserts of the Aeolis Quadrangle, explore real Martian locations
- Accept science missions to unlock additional resources
- Ship resources between colonies
- Play in English or French
10-20-2016, 11:36 AM
#2
Anyone else trying this? I can't decide what kind of game this is...simulation, survival, who knows. It also doesn't support horizontal screen rotation which drives me nuts.

GameCenter: Havelcek
BattleTag: Xerxian#1237
10-21-2016, 01:31 AM
#3
Joined: Oct 2011
Location: Christchurch, NZ
Posts: 39
Just standard timer-based base builder with some very nice presentation and some bad dialogue.
10-21-2016, 01:36 AM
#4
Joined: Jul 2013
Location: Europe, CET
Posts: 2,908
Same here, deleted after playing the intro and encountering the timers (~10 minutes).
Was hoping for something at least okay; but alas, it was not meant to be.
04-23-2017, 03:13 PM
#5
Joined: Apr 2017
Posts: 1
Frustrating...

Anyone else have trouble scrolling around in the colony or the map? The map wont respond unless i click on silica or metal tile or building. Im using an ipad pro.