Smugglers 5 - Update V. 1.5
Smugglers 5: Secession and Smugglers 5: Invasion have both received an update today to version 1.5.
Smugglers 5 is the fifth instalment in the turn-based science-fiction space trading game series. Will you be a greedy trader, an ambitious fleet pilot or a ruthless pirate? Board enemy ships, manage factories, conquer star systems and forge your own galactic empire - ultimately, your actions will have an impact on a galactic scale.
Smugglers 5 V. 1.5:
- New feature: In a spaceport bar you can now meet a fellow who sells you an amnesia drug for 3 million credits. If you accept, you can redistribute all your skill points as you see fit.
- Balance change: The chance of successfully using a special skill during a special combat event has been rebalanced. For most skills it has been increased.
- Balance change: Chance of asteroid and mine fields doing damage has been decreased.
- Balance change: Effect of energy flux has been doubled. It now quadruplicates (!) the damage bonus from energy cage I or II.
- Balance change: During the special combat event "Ambush" the chance to use the confusion of the attack to escape has been reduced.
You can find more details and a complete list of changes here:
In other news I want our latest DLC for Smugglers 5 has proved a success and we will continue to release story DLCs! Check the first one out below!
In case you have missed it, Smugglers 5: Invasion is available on Steam since 16th October.
The Invasion expansion adds a new alien race with new ships, new skills, new star systems, an improved combat system, improvements to the game graphics including screen resolution and much more. There are significantly more stories to explore in each new system, and full combat carriers with bombers, interceptors, and escort vessels. With hundreds of different skills, many starting professions, and the ability to change the course of the war, Smugglers 5: Invasion is the turn based answer to every star captain's dream.
Smugglers 5: Invasion starts where the original game ended. After years of civil war, the Federation finally emerged victorious, crushing all rebel activity. The galaxy looked forward to a period of peace, a chance to repair the damage of a long and bitter war.
Then came the Jalkath, a new alien race. To the humans, they looked much like the tigers of Old Earth, and they soon proved themselves to be every bit as cunning and dangerous. The newcomers were swift and brutal in their assault, deploying terrifying weapons and subjugating entire systems before their victims even knew what was happening. The Federation has rallied a defense against the invaders, as both sides struggle for dominance.
Now, war has returned to the galaxy. For the right kind of captain, it’s a whole new chance for fame and fortune. Will you fight for the survival of your race? Trade and smuggle goods to make your fortune? Or play both sides against each other for your own profit?
This is a different scenario and does not replace the original Smugglers 5: Secession, which plays in a different timeline.
“Smugglers 5 is an impressive and exceedingly addictive game.[...]”
80 – DarkZero
“Smugglers 5: Turn-Based Elitism: It’s knee-deep in content, simple to pick up and play for short or long sessions, and is a ton of fun to boot.”
"Great", “One more turn” feeling – Space Game Junkie
'It’s basically Elite… but turn-based. [...]' - Rockpapershotgun.com blog (Smugglers 4)
'Smugglers 5 is an impressive and exceedingly addictive game.[...]' - darkzero.co.uk
'I’ve been playing Smugglers' games since I was a kid[...]' - Christian T. (a happy customer)
'TOP 1 bestselling RPG game' - GOG.com from 16th to 24th March 2014
'TOP 6 bestselling INDIE game' - GOG.com from 16th to 24th March 2014
'TOP 3 bestselling PC game' - Impulsedriven.com in May 2011 (Prequel Smugglers 4)
'TOP 1 bestselling indie game' - Direct2Drive.com in June 2011 (Prequel Smugglers 4)
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