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  • Publisher: Origin8
  • Genre: Strategy
  • Device: Universal
  • Size: 113.4 MB
  • Version: 1.3.3
  • Price: Free
  • Average User Rating: 5 (2)
App description: You're the Commander of a Deep Space Mining Station. Construct defenses to protect your miners and harvest the riches of the cosmos. Managing your power network is crucial to sustain operations and defend with maximum effectiveness against an alien foe who want a piece of the galactic pie.

From the team that brought you the award winning Sentinel sci-fi tower defense series comes the long awaited successor to Space Station: Frontier!


MANAGE & MAINTAIN

Utilize an arsenal of defensive, supportive and combative units at your disposal.

Construct an efficient power distribution for a fully operational network.


DEFEND & CONQUER

A structured campaign across 18 perilous parts of the galaxy.

Battle against a hostile and well-equipped extra-terrestrial foe. Take the fight to them!


REWARD & PROSPER

Daily missions to increase your rewards.

Spend your earnings on a selection of persistent upgrades to support and complement your units.

Unlock and research new abilities, weapons and defences.


IN-APP PURCHASE INFORMATION

We have given players maximum choices for how to play or pay. There is nothing locked or timed to force you to pay anything. The first 5 game levels are freely accessible, and then each new level can be unlocked for in-game currency earned through normal gameplay, or daily missions.

If you are after a premium style experience a campaign purchase is available which will auto-buy the entire 18 level campaign for you, so you can play through the whole campaign and save your currency for other stuff like upgrades.

The gem purchases are purely optional accelerators. If you want to instantly upgrade everything to max and power through the higher difficulties then these are for you.


OTHER

Gamecenter for achievements.

Music and SFX by Gavin Harrison.


Follow us @origin8 and visit www.origin8.com for more

Boardumb's comments:


12-08-2016, 02:34 AM
#2
I knew I recognized this company "successors to space station: frontier".

Sold on that sentence alone. -downloading-

Gamecenter : taeles

12-08-2016, 02:42 AM
#3
Joined: Dec 2009
Location: Fort Lauderdale
Posts: 5,521
Quote:
Originally Posted by Taeles View Post
I knew I recognized this company "successors to space station: frontier".

Sold on that sentence alone. -downloading-
Was that the game in which you built up a space station in using straight pieces of metal?

Man-I had that-loved it. Must have been 2008 or so...
12-08-2016, 02:55 AM
#4
Joined: Oct 2015
Location: Australia
Posts: 352
Quote:
Originally Posted by Greyskull View Post
Was that the game in which you built up a space station in using straight pieces of metal?

Man-I had that-loved it. Must have been 2008 or so...
Yeah, and it's still in the store, just not updated to fit modern screen sizes. This is like a super polished 3D version. Just not quite sure about the iap yet, wish it had a premium price.
12-08-2016, 03:20 AM
#5
Joined: Feb 2009
Location: London, UK
Posts: 128
Hi, we're the developer of Solar Siege, thanks for your comments we are always looking for feedback so please all let us know what you think of our new game, it's our first free to download game.

We already have an update in the pipeline with some bug fixes and reduced ads near the start of the campaign. We realised that when the levels are very short it can be off-putting seeing ads so frequently.

Also, I'd like to say a bit about the IAP. We wanted to give the player maximum choices for how to play or pay. There is nothing locked or timed to force you to pay anything. The game levels are freely accessible for 5 levels, and then you can buy each new level for in-game currency earned through normal gameplay, or daily missions.

If you are after a premium style experience we have a campaign purchase available for $3 which will auto-buy the entire 18 level campaign for you, so you can play through the whole campaign and save your currency for other stuff like upgrades.

The gem purchases are purely optional accelerators. If you want to instantly upgrade everything to max and power through the higher difficulties then these are for you.

We have realised since release that even seeing some of the more expensive gem packs can be off-putting to some players and maybe even make people assume that this game is designed as a money sink, which is not the case. We are considering removing some of the more expensive packs from the shop completely and would love to hear what you guys think about it, and the payment model in general.

Thanks and we hope you enjoy the game!

Origin8.com
12-08-2016, 04:18 AM
#6
Quote:
Originally Posted by Origin8 View Post
If you are after a premium style experience we have a campaign purchase available for $3 which will auto-buy the entire 18 level campaign for you, so you can play through the whole campaign and save your currency for other stuff like upgrades.
thankyou

Gamecenter : taeles
12-08-2016, 04:33 AM
#7
Joined: Jul 2016
Location: KND Moon Base
Posts: 27
This game is pretty amazing. I like the little twists from a typical tower defense game like mining, shipyards, etc, and even though this is my first experience with this dev team, they seem pretty committed and I love how they don't push the premium IAP on you. Now, time to go buy the campaign unlock and fight more space pirates.
12-08-2016, 07:33 AM
#8
Joined: Jun 2014
Posts: 28
Quote:
Originally Posted by Origin8 View Post
Hi, we're the developer of Solar Siege, thanks for your comments we are always looking for feedback so please all let us know what you think of our new game, it's our first free to download game.

We already have an update in the pipeline with some bug fixes and reduced ads near the start of the campaign. We realised that when the levels are very short it can be off-putting seeing ads so frequently.

Also, I'd like to say a bit about the IAP. We wanted to give the player maximum choices for how to play or pay. There is nothing locked or timed to force you to pay anything. The game levels are freely accessible for 5 levels, and then you can buy each new level for in-game currency earned through normal gameplay, or daily missions.

If you are after a premium style experience we have a campaign purchase available for $3 which will auto-buy the entire 18 level campaign for you, so you can play through the whole campaign and save your currency for other stuff like upgrades.

The gem purchases are purely optional accelerators. If you want to instantly upgrade everything to max and power through the higher difficulties then these are for you.

We have realised since release that even seeing some of the more expensive gem packs can be off-putting to some players and maybe even make people assume that this game is designed as a money sink, which is not the case. We are considering removing some of the more expensive packs from the shop completely and would love to hear what you guys think about it, and the payment model in general.

Thanks and we hope you enjoy the game!
Im not your typical game player, I think. I don't like free to play because of the uncertainty about what Im getting. Any that show iap that's in the 100 dollar mark, I tend to shun. It's partly a fear that I will accidentally press a button and buy it maybe. Haha.

I also don't understand why the game description never seems to give the beautiful detail you have in your comment telling us precisely what your aim is with the iap and what a player will get once they buy it. THAT is what all these free games should do, if they are honest. I mean, why not? It helps us see what we are buying. Honesty and clarity will pay you dividends IMO.
Unless apple restricts the number of words in your game description?
Also when I go to look on the store, no iaps are listed at all. Perhaps thats an opening glitch with new games?

If it is possible, consider adding a summary of what the iap does in your description. It may help people decide whether to download. At the end of the description, of course. Some wont see it but the ones who are on the fence might be like me and search for those details.
12-08-2016, 08:21 AM
#9
Joined: Feb 2009
Location: London, UK
Posts: 128
Quote:
Originally Posted by Silver99 View Post
I also don't understand why the game description never seems to give the beautiful detail you have in your comment telling us precisely what your aim is with the iap and what a player will get once they buy it. THAT is what all these free games should do, if they are honest. I mean, why not? It helps us see what we are buying. Honesty and clarity will pay you dividends IMO.
This feedback is like gold dust to us, thanks for that. We spend so long making the game that often the description contents are an afterthought. We assumed as it's free people would just download it and try it for themselves. You are completely correct in that including this information can only be a good thing.

We have submitted an update that is awaiting apple approval which contains the updated description, less ads and we have completely removed the two biggest gem packs from the game.

This update is already live on Google Play if any of you have the android version. If only Apple allowed updates as fast as Google

Origin8.com
12-08-2016, 10:13 AM
#10
Joined: Nov 2012
Location: Ohio, USA
Posts: 9
I've always enjoyed the games put out by Origin8, but I do have one question before hitting the purchase button for the campaigns; does this remove ads as well? It doesn't specify on the shop screen.