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App description: Strain Tactics is a real time, top-down tactical ARPG that takes players to a cyberpunk, apocalyptic future where the world has been taken over by an infectious alien strain. Featuring 80 playable characters and over 150 unique items and weapons, the game challenges players to defeat enemies by commanding customizable ground teams from their Helibase-gunship overhead. Players can indulge in a variety of scenarios across over 30 different maps, and the sandbox-style mechanics allows users to approach the maps according to their play style.

Key Features

Build and command your own 1-5-member heliborne task force.
Choose from over 80 playable characters with unique personalities and strengths, and equip their 1-3 inventory slots with countless weapon and item combinations.
Choreograph your teams actions in real time with a dynamic drag-control system or manually micromanage units!
Defend the Helibase, and protect your team from above with miniguns, autocannons, and more.
Manage your teams mental health. Keep your squad topped up with happy pills, or deploy emotionless combat droids.
Protect your task force from contamination, or watch them erupt into even more strain.
Level up your units, and revive fallen team members by body-bagging (or selling their corpses for points).
Travel to over 30 unique maps with various scenarios including Hunter-Killer, Escort, Retrieval, Perimeter Defence, and more.

Boardumb's comments:


11-01-2017, 11:53 AM
#2
Joined: Nov 2015
Posts: 1,240
Thought it was supposed to be $4.99 (from the TA article)?

No biggie. I’d like to hear some impressions. Looks deep. Maybe too deep for my liking. But also wonder with the interfaces shown whether it works well on an iPhone vs an iPad.

Last edited by anthony78; 11-01-2017 at 12:22 PM.

11-01-2017, 12:13 PM
#3
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The depth of this game looks awesome. That's actually the part that makes me want to buy it. Unfortunately I've already spent like $200 on iTunes last month so no more games for me :\

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11-01-2017, 12:23 PM
#4
Joined: Nov 2015
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Quote:
Originally Posted by L.Lawliet View Post
The depth of this game looks awesome. That's actually the part that makes me want to buy it. Unfortunately I've already spent like $200 on iTunes last month so no more games for me :\
I hear ya. I havent spent as much as you but quite a bit more than I should be.

This game does look intriguing but would like to hear more about how it plays.
11-01-2017, 12:28 PM
#5
Joined: Nov 2014
Location: Eos
Posts: 3,383
Sounds a lot like XCOM
The images look like a good deep strategy game I’m gonna go see if I can hunt down a gameplay video for more but I am intrigued for sure
At least it appears to take up less space than XCOM
11-01-2017, 01:21 PM
#6
Joined: Nov 2014
Location: Eos
Posts: 3,383
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2cDuQz3SUGs

Here is a review video from the Steam version
11-01-2017, 01:26 PM
#7
Joined: Aug 2016
Posts: 23
i shall support touch dimension when autumn dynasty is upgraded to 64 bits....
11-01-2017, 02:28 PM
#8
Hard time getting into this. Just to much going on for a phone. Some people may love that, but it has crazy depth and it controls pretty well considering what you are trying to do.

Just way to much for me to focus on when I get to the point of playing games.

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11-01-2017, 03:36 PM
#9
Joined: Feb 2015
Posts: 201
Quote:
Originally Posted by Dailon80 View Post
Sounds a lot like XCOM
The images look like a good deep strategy game Im gonna go see if I can hunt down a gameplay video for more but I am intrigued for sure
At least it appears to take up less space than XCOM
But the key difference is that this game is real-time where XCOM is turn-based.

Also, I'm not seeing any mentions of procedurally generated missions or permadeath.
11-01-2017, 03:38 PM
#10
Joined: Nov 2014
Location: Eos
Posts: 3,383
Quote:
Originally Posted by HotHamBoy View Post
But the key difference is that this game is real-time where XCOM is turn-based.
Good point thanks and XCOM takes up massive space on my phone
Love the game it just is so huge of a file ha