Alone in space, light years away from your family, armed with only your Fistcannon™; you are Cargo Corps' latest recruit, a Cargo Commander.
User reviews: Very Positive (400 reviews)
Release Date: Nov 1, 2012

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About This Game

Alone in space, light years away from your family, armed with only your Fistcannon™, Platform Drill and the meanest cup of coffee in the sector; you are Cargo Corps’ latest recruit, a Cargo Commander.
Your responsibilities are simple: travel through the vast reaches of wormhole-filled space salvaging priceless cargo from alien infested containers. The work, however, is hard, honest, and hairy:punch and shoot deadly mutants in the face, while traveling between your ship and containers. Jockey for promotions with thousands of other Cargo Commanders in the galaxy, collect over 80 different cargo types, all the while earning your way back home.

Key Features

  • Randomly generated levels based around names. Choose any name to generate a new custom sector and share with your friends to compete for high score!
  • Fully destructible environments; create your own path with your Platform drill and explosives
  • Compete with other players for promotions; each sector has an online leaderboard
  • 2 different play modes: Career and Journey
  • Loot the dead corpses of other players' vain attempts at beating your score
  • Upgradeable weapons and tools

System Requirements

PC
Mac
Linux
    • OS:Windows Vista/7
    • Processor:2 GHz (or 4 GHz for CPUs like Celeron/Duron)
    • Memory:2 GB RAM
    • Graphics:DirectX 9.0c compatible; integrated or very low budget cards may not work
    • DirectX®:9.0c
    • Hard Drive:200 MB HD space; 256 MB Video Memory
    • OS:Snow Leopard 10.6.3, or later
    • Memory:2 GB RAM
    • Graphics:OpenGL 2.0 compatible graphics card, 256 MB video memory
    • Hard Drive:200 MB HD space
    • OS: Ubuntu (and most other distributions
    • Processor: 2 GHz
    • Memory: 2 GB
    • Graphics: DirectX 9.0c/OpenGL 2.0 compatible graphics card, 256 MB video memory
    • Hard Drive: 200 MB space
Helpful customer reviews
6 of 6 people (100%) found this review helpful
0.5 hrs on record
if you like tumbling thru space while keeping your day job grabbing precious cargo needed to survive, this is your game.
The coffee is always ready and the responsibilities are everflowing in this maze of dissolving container rooms that spin you nearly into the vacuum of space with every step you take. Don't try this at home....oh... wait, yes, you ...uhh have to play this at home....

It's not too bad for a platformer 7/10
Posted: September 30
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
0.7 hrs on record
I like wasting time with this worth 99 cents any day 10/10
Posted: September 24
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
9.5 hrs on record
REVIEW HAIKU

Alone in spaceship

Crash against magnetic hull

Extracting cargo
Posted: September 25
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
19.3 hrs on record
When I first looked at this, I was worried that it would disappoint me. I'm glad I was wrong. This has become one of my favorite indie games now.

You play as a cargo commander; a worker for the company known as Cargo Corp. You travel to many sectors collecting cargo from storage units that have flown about in space. From what I've seen just about every sector is user made... at least the names are. This is a rouge-like game where the sectors are formed depending on the name, and I've seen some "interesting" names.

As I said before, you enter the sector and the first thing you do is activate the magnet inside your home unit, which will pull in storage units for you to explore. From there you search these units for cargo, which is indicated by glowing blue boxes with a "C" on them. You can drill through most of the walls inside and outside the container (and your home unit) to get around faster or to make a route to better deal with or escape from enemies. I always loved the drill since it opened new ways to move around the area. It also saved my butt multiple times.

Oh yeah, you though it would be easy to get that cargo huh? Well most of the time you'll find mutants that only want to kill you. You also have to worry about not running out of oxygen when floating outside of containers. Lucky for you you have the weapons to do the job. A personal favorite og mine is the magnabomb launcher. Why put holes in them when you can just blow them up into pieces? Either way all the weapons work wonders and feel great to use.

As you go through these waves of containers, you'll notice that you've been collecting caps. This is the currency of the game, and it allows you to buy upgrades for yourself. Very useful since things get very rough in later waves. Also, if you want to go to other sectors, you need to have a sector pass to unlock one. You simply get them from one of the early containers of the current sector you're in, but you can only get one pass in each sector, which is nice since it encourages people to try other sectors and not stay on one grinding for passes.

The work day ends when you either hit "End Day" in your home unit or when you die. After that you get to see how well you scored compared to others that played the sector... and it made me remember that I didn't talk about the online player involvement in this. While you won't be seeing others playing at th esame time with you, you can at least see their dead corpses from their demise in the sector if they did die. You can even loot the bodies! You'll also find postcards written by others, which is always interesting what I'll get to read as I blow through a ton of mutants.

Ehhhh, back to end of the work day stuff, the next screen you'll see is the cargo you've collected and your current rank. As you find new cargo, your rank meter will go up, and once it fills up, you rank up and get an award that sticks with you for the rest of the game. Some of the really useful ones is the upgrade workbench, a terminal that lets you repair your home unit and lets you use your own playlist for the music that plays inside it, and upgrades.

The game controls really well, and it does make you pay attention to what's going on around you, as a container can slam outside and push you around a lot. I do recommend putting in your own music playlist for your home unit when you get the chance, otherwise you'll only have the two home unit songs that it provides. Oh yeah, there's also a taunt button where all he says is "♥♥♥♥ YOU!", so yeah... take that DMC.

That aside, I highly recommend this game to everyone that's looking for a good rouge-like game. this one does not disappoint.
Posted: September 27
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
16.2 hrs on record
This is a soupa fun game
Posted: October 11
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3 of 4 people (75%) found this review helpful
0.6 hrs on record
It's fun.
Posted: October 3
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2 of 3 people (67%) found this review helpful
38.1 hrs on record
10$ game, that clearly needs work to fix a few bugs. fun for a 1$ game and also its not a childrens game.
Posted: September 27
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1 of 2 people (50%) found this review helpful
0.6 hrs on record
Has a ♥♥♥♥ you button... If that hasn't sold you. Well ♥♥♥♥ you
Posted: September 23
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0 of 1 people (0%) found this review helpful
2.7 hrs on record
Roses are red, and violetes are blue and my ♥♥♥♥ is hard.
Posted: October 3
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7.6 hrs on record
WOOOO NUMBER ONE IN THE LEADER BOARDS LOOK AT MY SHINY HAT
Posted: September 30
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1.7 hrs on record
Funniest Game i ever played and i play Games since more than 25 years :)
Posted: October 8
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5.0 hrs on record
Brilliant
Posted: October 3
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1.6 hrs on record
This is game is a incredibly addictive platform/space scavenger game. And if you press f.... well find out your self :D.
Posted: October 3
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8.5 hrs on record
Repetative, but it's always fun to come back to. There is a story that takes place in the background through emails and little details that is rewarding and a nice added touch. Gameplay is fast, but thoughtful, requiring you to have an exit strategy. Glad there is no huge death penalty, as it's a near daily occurance in the occupation of Cargo Commander.
Posted: September 25
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0.7 hrs on record
I really want to like this game, but for some reason everything is just really small and dark. I can't get around the feeling that I'm playing this game on a 14" screen.
Posted: September 28
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0.2 hrs on record
Completely Rubbish Support from Steam, Does not work.

Not the games fault but being as its a review On Steam. It Sucks
Posted: September 29
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13.6 hrs on record
I like rogue like games and I really like space stuff. It's really fun. Can be tough it times but thats part of the fun.
Posted: September 30
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14.9 hrs on record
This game is great! Before I wrote a bad review because it would'nt let me online but I recently found out that it was just because of my laptop. I dont know what it is that didnt let me play it up I'll have a look later, right now I got some cargo to collect!

I still think its a bad idea to make a singleplayer game only playable with a constant internet connection though
Posted: October 3
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1.1 hrs on record
It can be boring and repetitive but a lot of fun at times. I love the soundtrack
Posted: September 26
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0.5 hrs on record
Very original ideas behind this game.
Casual, to play for a few minutes a day.
Mechanics are easy to learn. You activate the magnet, some container (zone to explore) binds to your house, you rush grabing everything you can, to get the best score. You should return back to your home when the black hole activates itself.
Some times, more than one container is being attracted so, you could eventually have to return back from away.
Some little monsters to defeat, some explosive crates, etc.
Playing can go a bit repeatitive but, I like its originality, anyway.
Posted: September 26
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