Explore a randomly generated Galaxy populated with factions, enemies, missions, and items providing you with a unique experience each time you play.
Användarrecensioner: Väldigt positivt (1,697 recensioner)
Utgivningsdatum: 15 aug, 2011

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Köp Space Pirates and Zombies(SPAZ)

 

Rekommenderat av kuratorer

"Very fun, very arcady....though dieing can be extremly costly. This game is a soft grind, doing repeatable type quests while painting a map."

Recensioner

“Utvecklarna planerar att fortsätta expandera spelet i framtiden, men varför vänta? Det är bra redan nu ...”
9/10 – Atomic Gamer
“Space Pirates and Zombies är inte bara ett stort öppen-värld rymd-actionrollspel i traditionen av Star Control. Det är också ett sällsynt uttryck av zombies som hör hemma vid sidan av Dead Rising och Atom Zombie Smasher.”
A – Gameshark
\Det är ett mycket solitt spel som uppenbarligen är gjort med passion och är ett bra exempel på den indierenässans vi har haft nyligen. Enligt min mening är det en av de bästa sakerna man kan köpa för $15.”
90/100 – RTS Guru

Om detta spel

At its core, Space Pirates and Zombies is an action based, skill oriented, top down space combat game. It’s similar to the ones we knew and loved in years past, but now using full physics simulation and modern graphics for those oh so pretty explosions. But as you dig deeper, SPAZ becomes much more.
Instead of flying a single ship, you are in charge of an ever growing and evolving fleet, unlocking the rich tactical elements of SPAZ, all accessed at the touch of a button. Issue orders, change ships, apply fleet AI settings, all on the fly. At any moment the battle can change, and the Tactics Panel gives you the tools to make the battle turn in your favor.
As a layer on top of the action and tactics, we have a detailed technology and levelup system akin to what you would expect from an RPG. Learn to build new ships by destroying your enemies. Explore the galaxy to find components, use your hard earned research points to unlock their potential, and then customize every aspect of your new fleet.
Finally, there is the universe in which all this strife and adventure takes place. SPAZ features a persistent randomly generated Galaxy populated with story elements, factions, enemies, missions, items, to provide you with a unique experience each time you play. While you are struggling to survive, uncover the secret of an ever expanding Zombie infestation that spreads by establishing its own real time multi-tiered ecosystem.

Key features:

  • 33 ships to research, build, outfit and pilot.
  • 70 unique components to discover and customize your fleet’s performance.
  • Totally physics based combat system.
  • Fight Zombie infestations, battling a full zombie ecosystem comprising four stages of un-life.
  • Explore a persistent randomly generated galaxy containing hundreds of star systems.
  • Freedom to explore the galaxy and take on challenges at your own pace.
  • Aid, flee, or exploit the warring factions in each star system.
  • The unique event system lets the player change the balance of power in any star system
  • Carefully spend your hard earned research points on hundreds of upgrades across 15 categories.

Systemkrav

Windows
Mac OS X
    • Operativsystem: Windows 7/XP/Vista
    • Processor: 2.5 GHz Processor
    • Minne: 1 GB tillgängligt systemminne
    • Hårddiskutrymme: 250 MB tillgängligt hårddiskutrymme
    • Grafikkort: 256MB 3D DirektX 9-kompatibelt grafikkort
    • DirectX®: 9.0
    • Ytterligare: OpenGL: 3.0
    • Operativsystem: Mac OS X 10.6.8 eller senare
    • Processor: Intel Core Duo Processor (1.8GHz eller bättre)
    • Minne: 1 GB RAM
    • Hårddiskutrymme: 500 MB ledigt utrymme
Hjälpsamma kundrecensioner
26 av 27 personer (96%) fann denna recension hjälpsam
1 person tyckte att den här recensionen var rolig
74.8 timmar totalt
Upplagd: 10 november, 2014
When I first got SPAZ, I remember playing about 5 minutes and just not being interested; I never gave it a chance and now I really regret my initial judgements.
Space Pirates and Zombies is a top-down, twin stick style shooter set in a randomly generated solar system. You operate out of a main “mothership” and tackle quests and missions piloting smaller craft alongside AI Wingmen. The combat is difficult, but rewardingly so, and requires thought and sound tactics especially at the later stages of the game. I definitely judged this book by it’s cover when it was first released, but it is certainly no run of the mill twin stick shooter.
The RPG elements are shockingly deep; you gain levels, rescue crew specialists upgrade weapons, collect ship designs, outfit your wingmen, and participate in a simple but very effective economy trading rez (currency), goons (crew) and data (xp).
Visually the art is great, lots of vibrant colors, really unique ship designs, combat effects are satisfyingly meaty, characters are well drawn and the dialogue, while crude, is interesting and humorous.
The only issue I have come across is playing SPAZ via in home streaming. Considering the visual fidelity of the game, it seems like my gaming rig has an abnormally hard time encoding the video of it. I’ve found that using “DirectX Compatibility” and “Capture Mouse” helps make it playable, but there are still numerous visual artifacts and glitching seen on the remote computer.
Overall a brilliant game, and I’m truly looking forward to the sequel!
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15 av 17 personer (88%) fann denna recension hjälpsam
1 person tyckte att den här recensionen var rolig
64.7 timmar totalt
Upplagd: 27 januari
I finished this game in 64 hours. That wasn't a wasted time, not at all. Because I like tactical strategies and I like RPGs. This game is mainly strategy with active pause. RPG elements is mostly for technical purposes like skills and leveling. So don't expect tons of talking.
But be prepared for tons of space explosions, destroyed and captured star bases, lasers, missiles, dozens of skills, upgrades, ships and all that stuff which should be in game like that. Yes, this game has it all. And all of that in open, procedurally generated world.

VERDICT:
If you like space adventures, you will like this one.
If you don't, better change your mind.
If you really don't, why the hell did you start to read this at all?
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9 av 10 personer (90%) fann denna recension hjälpsam
78.8 timmar totalt
Upplagd: 3 november, 2014
Fun game, reminds me of the Escape Velocity games back in the 90's. Great Mod support and community on the games official webpage. Cannot wait until the sequel.
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16 av 25 personer (64%) fann denna recension hjälpsam
3.6 timmar totalt
Upplagd: 10 november, 2014
The game started out sounding very nice.
It sounded, and looked, from the trailers, to be very enjoyable.
Then I bought it and played for a little while.
The concepts are all there, they're all done as well as can be expected, and, if it were paced a little better, the game would be pretty good.
The problem is right there, though - pacing. Half of the time I was playing, I was just mining rocks to try and get more money to upgrade my ships. When I finally managed to get into combat, my enemies would take a small amount of damage and just run from me. Over half of my combat time was chasing down enemies in the vast nothingness that exists everywhere in search of that one last ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥ needed to complete the mission.
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6 av 7 personer (86%) fann denna recension hjälpsam
156.5 timmar totalt
Upplagd: 7 november, 2014
Great game

Worth every hour of playing. If you are into simple not complicated 2D space shooters it's game for you. There's a lot of humor mainly in text (unfortunately) but it won't make this game worse.
  • fully customizable ships. You can equip your ship as you like it: (engines, armor, energy shield, any weapon slot, add-ons, crew)
  • every ship in this game is different and almost all obtainable so you won't fly with the same thing until you find the best one
  • easy controls, use WSAD and mouse (Yes you control ship by yourself) ;]
  • not enough resources, or crew? No problem destroy UTA, Civilian station. You also don't have to buy technology from any station, you are the pirate ARRRRRRR :D
  • fight like gladiator with your ship in Bounty Hunters arena
I like the zombie infection idea it reminds me Beast from Homeworld: Cataclysm.

Overall 9/10
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4 av 5 personer (80%) fann denna recension hjälpsam
66.0 timmar totalt
Upplagd: 8 december, 2014
as a first time player i must say this is an excellent 2d space shooter with rpg elements... 4 directional thrusters and an all stop button.with the upgradeable ships and the massive starchart, i look forward to spaz 2 in multiplayer.
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3 av 4 personer (75%) fann denna recension hjälpsam
169.5 timmar totalt
Upplagd: 14 mars
Definitely the strongest point for me was the atmospheric nature of this game which pushed me to complete it twise. The combat gets more exciting after you level up, get larger ships and stronger weapons. It has some strategy elements and the combat will require you to have proper ship set, timing, aiming and moving if you want to complete it on harder difficulties. I personally had some troble getting used to the moving system, but it became natural after little bit.
Unfortunately the story isn't great and the whole moving from system to system gets repetitive after a while because of small amount of intriguing encounters, yet that serves as a push to try new things, like different ship and weapon sets or different relations between forses. In the end it gets you even more interested in it.
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1 av 1 personer (100%) fann denna recension hjälpsam
184.1 timmar totalt
Upplagd: 28 december, 2014
great game to play helps me to lose myself in the game at least lol cant wait till the second one comes out
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1 av 1 personer (100%) fann denna recension hjälpsam
40.7 timmar totalt
Upplagd: 15 december, 2014
Brings back fond memories of Star Control. Loved every bit of it!
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1 av 1 personer (100%) fann denna recension hjälpsam
122.7 timmar totalt
Upplagd: 16 december, 2014
Great time waster, fun story line. Enjoyed this game quite a bit.
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1 av 1 personer (100%) fann denna recension hjälpsam
16.7 timmar totalt
Upplagd: 2 november, 2014
I love the elements of this which call to mind old-school shareware sci-fi classics. The exploration, resource-gathering, ship design, and combat are all very rewarding, and I like the cast of renegade characters. Highly recommended, despite a somewhat slow set of starting missions.
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1 av 1 personer (100%) fann denna recension hjälpsam
12.3 timmar totalt
Upplagd: 30 november, 2014
8/10
Something new and rare. Gets stale after a while but other than that its great.

Could need more story/dialog since you'll feel really alone in space sometimes what makes
it very lengthy/long-winded. Yet Im already waiting for the second installment of this series.
Not bad at all. Recommended for action/strategy fans.
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1 av 1 personer (100%) fann denna recension hjälpsam
23.4 timmar totalt
Upplagd: 6 december, 2014
good fun cant wait for the new one
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1 av 1 personer (100%) fann denna recension hjälpsam
118.1 timmar totalt
Upplagd: 17 november, 2014
9/10 I would absolutely recommend this game, unless of course you don't like fun.
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1 av 1 personer (100%) fann denna recension hjälpsam
27.2 timmar totalt
Upplagd: 15 november, 2014
Build a ship, customize a ship, build another ship, crash both ships. You'll never get tired of drifting through the wonderfully atmosphere world of SPAZ, where there are plenty of zombies to kill and goons to space.
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1 av 1 personer (100%) fann denna recension hjälpsam
3.0 timmar totalt
Upplagd: 22 december, 2014
Very very fun and so much to do. I also really like the simple but nice looking graphics.
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1 av 1 personer (100%) fann denna recension hjälpsam
37.7 timmar totalt
Upplagd: 4 januari
Really Nice Game well thought through , having hour's of fun Great Workv !
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1 av 1 personer (100%) fann denna recension hjälpsam
130.5 timmar totalt
Upplagd: 1 januari
Customization and privateering. Looking forward to SPAZ 2
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1 av 1 personer (100%) fann denna recension hjälpsam
42.0 timmar totalt
Upplagd: 11 januari
This 2D space shooter gives you quick, fun gameplay and ship modification that allows for unique approaches to beating the game's many challenges. Overall it isn't all too complicated, and would make a great game for those who aren't looking for something complicated for the sake of being complicated.
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1 av 1 personer (100%) fann denna recension hjälpsam
15.9 timmar totalt
Upplagd: 19 mars
This game is very expansive and may get a while for new players to figure out how stuff works, however if you invest time into this game you can find it very fun because you get to customize ships, upgrade thing,etc. This does require grinding levels, so if you don't have time to keep repeating quests, start out in a smaller universe.
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