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Release Date: Oct 17, 2013

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"Cult Space Sandbox RPG. Space fights, text quests, trading, humor and of course you have to save the universe. Much freedom and C&C in a dynamic galaxy!"

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April 28

Flagships update released for Space Rangers HD

Version 2.1.1980


- New Coalition war ship class added: Flagship. Flagships have some unique abilities, available to player through dialog options;
- New artifact added: Rals. It grants rocket weapons 15% chance to fire twice during one turn. Additional salvo will also require ammo;
- New format for Prolonger info about ships in a system was implemented;
- The additional progress bar was added to show current session progress for achievements that should be unlocked during one campaign session;
- Using «sell all» option for cargo hold or storage now displays total cost for items to be sold;
- New features for modders added.

Bug fixes:

- Fixed a bug which could cause a ship guarded by a female special agent to stuck on a planet.

Balance changes:

- Artifactor now allows to access Bioworld artifact information while it is stashed in a cargo hold;
- Transfactorial Beacon penalties were greatly reduced;
- Bioworld artifact gives a 50% chance to increase maximum number of allowed stimulators at the medical centers and also provides info on the experience penalty caused by radiation sickness;
- Quark bombs and fuel canisters explosions now have a chance to detonate nearby objects;
- Pirate non-acrynic hulls durability reduced by 10%;
- Subsequent applications of Lirecron weapon on one target gives less stackable effect.

Версия 2.1.1980

Добавления и нововведения:

- Добавлен новый класс военных кораблей коалиции: флагманы. Они обладают рядом уникальных способностей, доступных игроку через диалог;
- Добавлен новый артефакт Ралс, позволяющий ракетному оружию делать два залпа подряд с вероятностью 15%. На дополнительные залпы тратится аммуниция;
- Изменен формат вывода информации о кораблях в системе при использовании Пролонгера;
- Для достижений, которые требуется выполнить в течении одной партии, теперь показывается дополнительный прогресс бар, показывающий достигнутое в текущей партии значение;
- При использовании кнопок продажи всего содержимого трюма или склада теперь выводится суммарная стоимость продаваемых вещей;
- Добавлены новые возможности для моддеров.

Исправления ошибок:

- Исправлен баг, из-за которого в некоторых случаях корабль, охраняемый спецагенткой, мог застрять на планете.

Изменения баланса:

- Артефактор теперь позволяет пользоваться информационными функциями Биомира, когда тот находится в трюме;
- Штрафы от применения трансфакторного маяка значительно ослаблены;
- Биомир с вероятностью 50% увеличивает максимальное количество предлагаемых на МЦ стимуляторов, а также предоставляет информацию о величине штрафа к получаемому опыту при лучевой болезни;
- Взрывы кварковых бомб и цистерн с топливом теперь имеют шанс подорвать расположенные поблизости предметы;
- На 10% снижена прочность пиратских неакриновых корпусов;
- Электромагнитные помехи Лирекрона теперь дают меньший суммарный эффект при повторном наложении.

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“It’s a truly free and open experience that’s never the same, no matter how many times you play it.”
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About This Game

Space Rangers HD: A War Apart remasters and expands the world of the cult classic Space Rangers 2. The game is developed by the SNK-Games team in close cooperation with fans of the series.

The biggest of the improved features is a new scenario dedicated to the pirates threatening the galaxy. While the Coalition spends all of its resources to fight the Dominators (sentient machines who seek to eradicate all life), the pirates have united under the banner of a mysterious leader. Under this new master they have begun their own guerrilla war to seize power in the weakened Galaxy. Players can now choose with whom to deal, the Dominators or the pirates, or both at the same time. If you choose the latter path, you will receive new story and side quests, new goals and promotions. After winning one of the wars, you can either finish the game or continue playing to win another.

Players begin their pirate career as the lowest of the low, and will make their way to the top of the pirate hierarchy, completing story missions and learning new information about the organization and its unknown leader whose actions threaten the very existence of the Coalition of sentient species. All player actions affect what kind of place the Galaxy will be at the end, with the victorious Coalition that managed to overcome its enemies or with a collapsed alliance from both external Dominator and internal pirate pressures.
The game has received a major technical overhaul in addition to the addition of new content. All of the main menu, loading screens, planet and space station vistas were reworked. Now you can choose a display resolution of up to 1920×1200 and planetary battles employ modern render technologies.

Key Features:

  • New pirate subplot. After completing any one of the story branches a player can either end the game, or continue playing to complete another branch. the player’s actions influence the entire Galaxy, while the balance in either of wars may be tipped not only by the player, but by AI actions as well. No two playthroughs will be the same.
  • Major technical overhaul. Display resolutions up to 1920×1200, multi-core processors, Windows® 7, and anti-aliasing in 3D planetary battles are now fully supported.
  • Extended soundtrack means you’ll hear more than 15 completely new musical themes specially created for deeper immersion into the amazing Space Rangers universe.
  • Other improvements include more than 10 new text adventures, 15+ planetary battle maps, 20+ government missions, unique non-story events, new equipment and micromodules, access to all hyperspace engagements from the main menu and more!

System Requirements

    • OS:Windows XP SP3
    • Processor:Intel Pentium 4 2.5 GHz / AMD Athlon XP 3200+ (2200 MHz)
    • Memory:1 GB RAM
    • Graphics:GeForce 7800 GT 512 Mb / Radeon 1800 Pro 512 Mb or similar
    • DirectX®:9.0c
    • Hard Drive:2 GB HD space
    • OS:Windows XP SP3 / Windows 7 / Windows 8
    • Processor:Intel Core 2 Duo E6600 2.4 GHz / AMD Athlon 64 X2 4800+ 2.4 GHz
    • Memory:2 GB RAM
    • Graphics:GeForce 8600 GT 512 Mb / Radeon X3550 Pro 512 Mb
    • DirectX®:9.0c
    • Hard Drive:3 GB HD space
Helpful customer reviews
74 of 79 people (94%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
286.6 hrs on record
Posted: May 15
I have to admit it...

This amazing. I have been playing now for about 6 days since I bought it.

This game truly shines in every aspect. The thing I find most amazing is that the DEVELOPERS STILL SUPPORT AND UPDATE THIS GAME REGULARLY!!!!!


Doesn't matter. This game is such a classic and well worth it. I hope they come out with some DLC packs because they do such a great job and I would totally pay for it. But guess what? THEY RELEASE EVERYTHING FREE!!!

These guys deserve 100% to be supported. THIS GAME ROCKS!!!!!!!
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30 of 33 people (91%) found this review helpful
275.5 hrs on record
Posted: May 12
Back in the day I stumbled across Space Rangers 2, played it, and totally loved it. Only after that I played Space Rangers 1, both of which I have on steam. And yeah, the older Space Ranger parts were once on steam, but for some reason they've been taken down from sales. That is if you already bought them you can still install and play them from steam.

Strictly speaking Space Rangers HD is a remake of Space Rangers 2. It started out rather similar, but with time I feel that HD has really become a new game. There is a HUGE lot of more content than in Space Rangers 2.

-Intrinsicate and tactical space combat
-Massively varied hulls and equipment
-The general difficulty, primarily space combat, ranges from easy (the galaxy will eventually mostly fix itself) to nightmare (the galaxy is totally doomed unless you are constantly there to protect it)
-The difficulty can also be adjusted very precisely
-The galaxy is truly alive, and nothing centers around you, unless you get the power to make it so, but even then life will always go on, whether you're there to witness it or not
-Great and emotionally immersing music (this is obviously subjective, I've also seen reviews that claim the music is subpar, something I'd never agree on)
-The addition of planetary battles, black hole arcade battles and text quests makes the Space Rangers universe feel much more complete and immersive, and you're mostly not forced into either of them
-The devs are still active some 2 years after the game has been released and it is very polished, I guess I don't have to mention that this can't be taken for granted nowadays
-Interesting story and you're not forced to approach it in one single way, do whatever you feel you have to do

-Planetary battle difficulties range from almost impossible to lose to almost impossible to win, some of the maps are so hard I don't see any casual gamer ever winning them (not without like 24 hours of practice and/or guides at least), and here you have no say in the difficulty of the maps you get, except for taking more resistant bots or more reinforcements on hard maps, which reduces your rewards
-The AI behaves mostly intelligent and acceptable, but there are some exceptions, military ships will sometimes pick their targets so badly they can't even kill one enemy before dying, and your robots in ground battles are in constant danger of committing suicide if you're not there to prevent it
-The devs thought that having ships simply shoot and destroy wares in space is a good way of keeping sectors clean, so you see something really valuable in the system, you're on your way and you see a civilian ship flying by? You can almost certainly expect it to shoot down your loot, the same counts for military ships when you fight dominators, always keep a save handy in case some of the military ships decide it's important to shoot down your most valuable drops (ships will start shooting wares after there are 7 objects in the system... which happens very fast because even the passing asteroids will easily litter 7 mineral pieces into the system)

I might've descibed the negative points in details, but don't let that fool you, the pros vastly outnumber the cons. Is it worth getting this game? If you like turn based space RPGs the answer is: Hell YES!
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15 of 16 people (94%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
151.1 hrs on record
Posted: June 12
This game is becoming my favorite game really fast. It mixes space, rts, text based adventures, arcade battles, trading, lite politics, and probably even more. This game is a must have for almost any gamer! I just played 12 hours straight before even realizing it. 10/10 for time travel!
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42 of 65 people (65%) found this review helpful
660.6 hrs on record
Posted: April 29
Best. Single. Game. Ever.
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18 of 23 people (78%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
32.9 hrs on record
Posted: April 16
Such a fun game! Wish there was more like this. Only game I've ever missed work for.
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