App description: Command massive star ships in a large-scale war against a powerful alien force! Put your tactical skills to work and protect humanity and Earth from certain annihilation.

Space Borders is a 2D space RTS game, which is highly inspired by the "Homeworld" series. It features lots of gameplay depth, colorful graphics, fluent special effects & a great overall atmosphere.


Recent reports have indicated problems with UI responsiveness. It seems that especially the iPad Air running iOS8 is affected by this. A fix is already on the way and should be released by May 2015. Sorry for any inconvenience.


Real-time strategy (RTS)
Build up your fleet by choosing from 15 different types of ships (with unique abilities)
Harvest resources to buy new ships, power-ups and upgrade your mothership
Protect friendly ships and stations from attacks & ambushes
Create custom formations of fighters, destroyers, carriers & support vessels
Coordinate your ships to gain tactical advantages in difficult situations
Use superweapons to destroy large clusters of enemies
Distract the enemy with special powers
and much more...

HD graphics (iPhone 4+, iPod touch 4G+)
Great visual effects
3D audio for realistic sound effects (headphones required)
Wide variety of battleships (fighters, carriers, destroyers & more)
Unrestricted camera freedom
Ambient space soundtrack
Training mission
Campaign Mode (8 missions)
Survival Mode (endless play)
Deep Space Mining mode (resource booster)
Conquest Mode (add-on)

In the late 23rd century humans have populated most of Earth. Troubled by the poor quality of life and the excessive amount of damage inflicted on Earth, they decide to plant new colonies on distant planets. The Earth military (EDF or Earth Defense Fleet) is in charge of organizing and carrying out this immense project. During the colonization, the EDF encounters a new life form, which turns out to be extremely hostile. Multiple attacks on EDF key installations, as well as on a research ship, force the EDF to improvise new strategies for a full evacuation. You are a high ranking officer of the EDF, who is in the midst of all the action. Make sure you all get back home to Earth safe & sound.


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09-29-2012, 05:49 AM
anyone else try this? not bad

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12-09-2012, 11:21 AM
Yeah I am pretty impressed with it too. Not a bad little space RTS.
12-09-2012, 11:29 AM
any vids for this... or maybe some more detailed impressions.

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12-27-2012, 07:31 PM
I'm surprised, the graphics look very intense. I'd be worried for lagging issues with the iPhone.
03-23-2013, 11:45 AM
Honestly, I've been scouring the AppStore for a space RTS and couldn't find one that looked wholy appealing. Then I remembered getting this when it was free awhile ago so I reinstalled it and its great! The dev is developing a sequel and additional content as I'm typing this.

It's a deep, complex (but not overtly) game that I think is definitely worth the price, and it should scratch that 'epic space battle' itch. Capital ships are big and slow, giving them a real weighty feel... Though they're in space, if that makes any sense.

Also, I like that you can assign wingmen, i.e., having smaller, faster ships locked into a covering position around capital ships, so they follow as the larger one moves. I think each ship has eight or so positions around it on which wingmen can be attached.

Great game. Can't wait for more.

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