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Eclipse New Dawn for the Galaxy - free

11-02-2016, 02:12 AM
#1
Joined: Aug 2011
Posts: 1,140
Eclipse New Dawn for the Galaxy - free

I was going to sleep and quickly downloaded this game when I saw the price drop to free. I've been monitoring the game for a while and it had a recent price drop to $4.99 and tonight dropped to free.

Not sue why or for how long!
11-02-2016, 03:31 AM
#2
Joined: May 2015
Posts: 1,075
Link?

Game Center: FiloMJ

My Steam Profile

11-02-2016, 07:02 AM
#3
Joined: Mar 2011
Posts: 780
11-02-2016, 07:17 AM
#4

Eclipse: New Dawn for the Galaxy

Big Daddy's Creations
Genres: Games Strategy Board Entertainment
Free


Quote:
Alliances are shattering, and hasty diplomatic treaties are made in secrecy. A confrontation of the superpowers seems inevitable – only the outcome of the galactic conflict remains to be seen. Which faction will emerge victorious and rule the galaxy?

A game of Eclipse places you in control of a vast interstellar civilization, competing for success with its rivals. You will explore new star systems, research technologies, and build mighty spaceships. There are many potential paths to victory, so you need to plan your strategy considering the strengths and weaknesses of your species, while paying attention to the other civilizations' endeavors.

Eclipse other civilizations and lead your people to victory!

FEATURES

* Official iOS version of the 'Eclipse: New Dawn for the Galaxy' boardgame
* Deep and challenging 4X (eXplore, eXpand, eXploit, and eXterminate) gameplay
* 7 species with different strengths and weaknesses
* Customizable star systems, technology tree and ship designs
* Up to 6 players (human or AI)
* Asynchronous multiplayer with push notifications
* 3 AI difficulty levels
* In-game tutorial & manual

Eclipse received multiple awards:

* 2011 Charles S. Roberts Best Science-Fiction or Fantasy Board Wargame Nominee
* 2011 Jogo do Ano Nominee
* 2012 Golden Geek Board Game of the Year Winner
* 2012 Golden Geek Golden Geek Best Strategy Board Game Winner
* 2012 International Gamers Award - General Strategy: Multi-player Nominee
* 2012 JoTa Best Gamer Game Audience Award
* 2012 JUG Game of the Year Winner
* 2012 Ludoteca Ideale Winner
* 2012 Lys Passioné Winner
* 2012 Tric Trac Nominee


Supported Devices:
  • iPad2Wifi
  • iPad23G
  • iPadThirdGen
  • iPadThirdGen4G
  • iPadFourthGen
  • iPadFourthGen4G
  • iPadMini
  • iPadMini4G

Minimum iOS Version: iOS 7.0

Download Size: 141.1MB

11-02-2016, 07:19 AM
#5
Joined: Jan 2012
Location: Toronto Canada
Posts: 818
Please be still on sale when I get home from work.

GC: UnSurreal
11-02-2016, 11:17 AM
#6
Joined: Jun 2009
Posts: 11,156
Sadly this one never got Universal treatment.

Quote:
Originally Posted by NickFalk View Post
Squids!?

Worst idea ever!
11-02-2016, 04:05 PM
#7
Joined: May 2015
Posts: 522
Might be a TA/AppStore blip but price is now showing as back to £5.99 - would guess sale was short lived and ended.
11-02-2016, 04:54 PM
#8
Joined: Jan 2012
Location: Toronto Canada
Posts: 818
Of course it's back to full price by the time I get home... I wonder how long the sale was =\

GC: UnSurreal
11-03-2016, 12:51 AM
#9
Joined: Feb 2015
Posts: 182
You guys who missed the sale should still by the game. It's $7, that's a steal. The physical version of this board game retails for $99.99 because of all the pieces involved. Even on Amazon it is selling for $60 after a 39% discount.