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Panthera Frontier Launches Tonight!

06-21-2017, 11:39 AM
#1
Joined: Jul 2011
Location: SF, USA and Manchester, UK
Posts: 156
Panthera Frontier Launches Tonight!

Hi everyone! Ayopa Games can confirm that finally, Panthera Frontier launches at midnight UK time tonight! Developed by respected indie studio Extend Interactive and inspired by hit titles like FTL and Out There, this massive rogue-like combat-adventure features exploration, tactical battles, crew management, missions and random events within an ever-advancing storyline.

Panthera Frontier which will be priced $4.99 at launch, 50% off the normal price of $9.99! We greatly appreciate all of your excitement and enthusiasm TA crew!

FEATURES
Adventure across the universe with your starship and crew. Discover amazing new alien species to recruit and train, and find powerful weapons to install on your craft. Uncover unique ships to pilot and command, engaging in tactical combat where you command forces! The vast fantasy world of Panthera Frontier awaits you, commander!
• Explore a massive fantasy universe in an endless adventure!
• Choose, train, and control a huge variety of crew!
• Fire awesome weapons in action-packed battles.
• Loads of unique craft to discover, customize & upgrade.
• Daily missions and multiple new objectives to aim for!
• IAPs can be used to progress more quickly and more easily through Panthera Frontier, but we recommend playing through using your own skill and ability first!

Why not like Panthera Frontier on Facebook or follow developer Extend Interactive on Twitter?
* facebook.com/pantherafrontier
* @x10interactive

Cheers,
Johnny Coghlan
Ayopa Games

Last edited by JohnnyCoghlan; 06-21-2017 at 11:45 AM.
06-21-2017, 02:44 PM
#2
Joined: May 2012
Posts: 1,204
I get strong Thundercat vibes from this one, which is a huge compliment!
Congrats on the (soon to be) release, you guys did a great job.

The art and sound are spot on. Gameplay is deep enough for strategy, but not so complex your head hurts. The UI is generally easy and intuitive. Switching between your ship and the enemies during battle could have been really cumbersome, but the devs came up with a great system. It's a joy to manage your kitties 🐱 while targeting different parts of the enemy ship strategically.
Everything comes together really well.

If your a fan of FTL, or really any strategy sim, then this is an easy buy.

06-21-2017, 04:12 PM
#3
Joined: Jul 2011
Location: SF, USA and Manchester, UK
Posts: 156
Many thanks for the awesome write-up KeKhan, glad you like!!!

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Originally Posted by KeKhan View Post
I get strong Thundercat vibes from this one, which is a huge compliment!
Congrats on the (soon to be) release, you guys did a great job.

The art and sound are spot on. Gameplay is deep enough for strategy, but not so complex your head hurts. The UI is generally easy and intuitive. Switching between your ship and the enemies during battle could have been really cumbersome, but the devs came up with a great system. It's a joy to manage your kitties 🐱 while targeting different parts of the enemy ship strategically.
Everything comes together really well.

If your a fan of FTL, or really any strategy sim, then this is an easy buy.
06-21-2017, 04:23 PM
#4
Is the iap in game currency?

Coordinator @ Fat Thunder
www.Fatthunder.com
06-21-2017, 04:42 PM
#5
This used to be free right on windows phone right ? Did you guys overhaul the game to make it premium?
06-21-2017, 04:52 PM
#6
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Originally Posted by luckystrikeguy View Post
This used to be free right on windows phone right ? Did you guys overhaul the game to make it premium?
Pretty sure it was. This is why I want to know what the iaps are.

Coordinator @ Fat Thunder
www.Fatthunder.com
06-21-2017, 05:28 PM
#7
Joined: Jul 2011
Location: SF, USA and Manchester, UK
Posts: 156
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Originally Posted by luckystrikeguy View Post
This used to be free right on windows phone right ? Did you guys overhaul the game to make it premium?
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Originally Posted by jsrco View Post
Pretty sure it was. This is why I want to know what the iaps are.
Hi, here's the background! You are correct, the devs at Extend interactive originally conceived the game as F2P. However, when Ayopa Games partnered with Extend, as a group we agreed that it made massive sense to become a premium game and avoid the F2P focus. This ensures that everyone who plays the game gets the full experience and 100% content is available to all.

One of the great elements of Panthera Frontier is the length of the journey and the completely open path through the universe, and we want everyone to be able to do that! We still understood that some players want to progress quicker or more easily though, so the IAPs are some in-game currency (which can also be earned by completing objectives and winning battles in-game if you want, similar to all other premium games) as well as "special packs" which give in-game currency plus some already powered-up in-game units and weapons. Again, this is for people who want to save time and make battles easier. We made sure to mention in the app description that we recommend people play the entire game at their own pace and don't rush to advance too fast, but we appreciate some folks want to progress quicker so we accommodated that.

I hope that explains things. We are massive fans of premium games at Ayopa Games (although F2P is also great for the right games in the right genres). Hopefully therefore, you guys all understand and support our decision to go premium!

Cheers,
Johnny
06-21-2017, 05:28 PM
#8
Joined: Jan 2011
Location: England
Posts: 1,593
If premium, surely it shouldn't have iap?
Premium I thought, meant a full game that don't have timers, p2w or iap
06-21-2017, 05:30 PM
#9
Joined: Jan 2011
Location: England
Posts: 1,593
32 mins left....
Best release of the week
06-21-2017, 05:31 PM
#10
Joined: Jul 2011
Location: SF, USA and Manchester, UK
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32 mins left....
Best release of the week
Thanks Bloodangel, hope you enjoy!