Redshirt is the comedy sci-fi sim about social networking aboard a space station, starring the station's most ambitious low-ranking peon: you! Navigate the professional and interpersonal politics of the ubiquitous "Spacebook" to curry favor among friends and colleagues.
Data de lançamento: 13 Nov 2013
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$9.99

Análises

“Like a socially-aware velociraptor, Redshirt is a clever girl... Smart, savvy, and satirical.”
7.5/10 – PC Gamer

“Redshirt has everything I've ever wanted in a social sim: satire, addictive mechanics and buckets of cheesy sci-fi puns.”
8/10 – Polygon

“Most games in the life sim genre would punish you for playing incorrectly, but Redshirt thrives on transgressions. Don’t let the charming, low-key tone and gentle referential humor fool you, this is pitch black stuff.”
8/10 – Paste Magazine

Sobre o jogo

Redshirt is the comedy sci-fi sim about social networking aboard a space station, starring the station's most ambitious low-ranking peon: you! Navigate the professional and interpersonal politics of the ubiquitous "Spacebook" to curry favor among friends and colleagues. As intense intergalactic conflict rages around you, it's up to you to accrue those all-important "likes" on your status updates! Whether you're looking for love, opportunities for promotion, or even a chance to play Zero-G golf with the captain, you can schmooze your way through social circles and claw your way up the career ladder. Perhaps you too can finally achieve the dream of an off-station transfer, or even the Redshirt's opportunity of a lifetime: being sent on an away-mission!

"Redshirt’s take on science fiction clichés is amusing, telling short stories in the form of status updates and messages, but the activity of playing the game is rather intense, even though it’s a turn-based life management sim. As if accidentally snubbing friends and causing heartbreak wasn’t enough, a short while into your misadventure, a disturbing message arrives. A calamity is coming. The station is doomed. People will die." - Rock Paper Shotgun

"Spying on an ex in a video game even though there’s no tangible benefit to doing so WHATS GOING ON" - Red Door Blue Key

Redshirt received an Honorable Mention in the 2014 IGF Awards for Excellence in Narrative!

Social Networking, But Not As We Know It...


Redshirt is a comedy sci-fi social networking simulation game. Create & customise your character, a brand new arrival aboard space station Megalodon-9, where you start your career on the lowest possible rung: a Transporter Accident Cleanup Technician. You also realise that everyone on the station is required to use the proprietary social network, "Spacebook"!

You hear rumours something terrible will happen soon aboard the station, and it's up to you to stop being a disposable nobody before it's too late! You can do this by interacting (through Spacebook!) with randomly-generated, AI-driven characters with their own unique personalities, trying to win friends and influence station citizens. Or, you can focus on what skills you need to climb the fairly-extensive career tree. Or, save up your KarmaCreds. Or, flirt your way up the station. The choice is yours, and there are different strategies. You just have a limited time in which to do it, otherwise... terrible things will happen. You are a Redshirt, after all!

Features

  • Satirical, tongue-in-cheek social simulation, filled with humour and political intrigue.
  • Detailed character creation: choose from 5 different species, from human to tentacled squid creature!
  • Each game is unique: Megalodon-9 is full of procedurally generated AI-driven characters, each with their own random personalities and profile pictures.

  • Customise station settings: define the kinds of personalities you'll encounter, from friendly chatterboxes to self-obsessed bigots.
  • Update your Spacebook, strategically 'like' statuses, and send private messages to your fellow station citizens.
  • Arrange Spacebook 'events' with your friends, frenemies, and even higher-ranking officers, to influence your relationships and skills.
  • Multiple routes to success through turn-based gameplay, from skills-based diligence, to romance, to charismatic schmoozing.
  • Navigate an extensive, non-linear career tree, by gaining the right skills... or just by making the right friends.
  • Make friends and manage romantic relationships -- if you can handle the drama!
  • Strategically manage your interests and skills.
  • Buy items in the Self-Help Object Purveyor (S.H.O.P.) to increase your stats and skills, from RoboCats to illegal hoverbikes!

  • Away missions!
  • Humorous parody of social networking culture.
  • Puns! So many puns.

More Reviews & Articles

For more reviews (and also information about development of Redshirt), please visit the forums.

Requisitos do sistema – PC

    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows XP
    • Processor: 2 gig
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 256 MB
    • Hard Drive: 500 MB available space
    • Sound Card: any
    Recommended:
    • OS: Windows XP
    • Processor: 2 gig
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 256 MB
    • Hard Drive: 500 MB available space
    • Sound Card: any

Requisitos do sistema – Mac

    Minimum:
    • Processor: 2 gig
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 256 MB
    • Hard Drive: 500 MB available space
    • Sound Card: any
    Recommended:
    • Processor: 2 gig
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 256 MB
    • Hard Drive: 500 MB available space
    • Sound Card: any
Análises úteis de usuários
13 de 20 pessoas (65%) acharam esta análise útil
413 produtos na conta
78 análises
26.8 hrs registradas
This game is absolutely hilarous if you've ever been a part of Facebook, whether you liked it or not!

If you use the activity feed here on Steam, you'll totally understand what I'm talking about.
Redshirt deals with many complicated social interactions ranging from cause and effect of inviting and talking to certain people and forgetting about others. Misunderstandings and jealousy from your coworkers adds to the chaos and comedy in this game.

9/10 Not much of an in-game tutorial available, but fairly understandable anyway!
Publicada: 9 junho 2014
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5 de 8 pessoas (63%) acharam esta análise útil
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63 análises
1.3 hrs registradas
So much fun! Very addictive! I do not have a Facebook account, so I can only imagine that the features of Spacebook(in game social network) is based off Facebook. If you have a Facebook account then you know already all the things you can do within it. Redshirt takes those similar features of Facebook and makes it it the only way to interact and progress through Redshirt. Basically you are lowest ranking official in the game, and in order to grow higher in ranking you need to make friends, get along with multiple species, like people's statuses, send personal messages, create statuses of your own, and even flirt to make a name for yourself with the many species within Spacebook. I would highly recommend getting this game at a discount. While it is very fun and addicting , you will enjoy it even more getting this during a sale.
Publicada: 16 março 2014
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1 de 1 pessoas (100%) acharam esta análise útil
242 produtos na conta
7 análises
9.9 hrs registradas
This game is ridiculously engaging, for all that it's a Star Trek styled parody of Facebook. The whole game is about managing relationships around work while trying to make sure you survive the inevitable destruction of the station you get warned about early on. Lots of jokes for Trekkies to enjoy, but I don't feel like you have to be a Star Trek fan to like the game. I actually really enjoyed this game -- it was my go-to lunch game for like a week.
Publicada: 10 maio 2014
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Facebook Simulator 2013. All the annoying bits of Facebook, without the friends.
Publicada: 1 maio 2014
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1 de 1 pessoas (100%) acharam esta análise útil
558 produtos na conta
19 análises
24.7 hrs registradas
Possibly the most niche & "marmite" game I've played in a long time.

Published by the team behind Kudos, it's a "social simulator" set in a spoof of Star Trek. Think managing relationships via Facebook, trying to climb the social ladder, all while playing a turn based Star Trek "choose your own adventure" spoof. You're managing the social graph & your reputation.

It's utterly utterly bizarre & felt more like work than a game at times. But if the idea of mixing the Sims, Facebook & Star Trek appeals to you, this is 100% designed for you. It's certainly worth trying to experience something different to most games out there.
Publicada: 4 julho 2014
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4 de 4 pessoas (100%) acharam esta análise útil
155 produtos na conta
87 análises
0.2 hrs registradas
Pior jogo q ja vi não recomendo,bom q ganhei de um amigo.

Não Recomendo.
Publicada: 28 fevereiro 2014
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Prêmios


2014 IGF Awards: Excellence in Narrative - Honorable Mention