A space trader & combat sim meets squad-RPG, large scale conquest, choice driven gameplay with fluid & punchy tactical real-time combat set in a dynamic open-world sandbox.
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Mixed (108 reviews) - 69% of the 108 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: Dec 14, 2015

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December 21, 2016

Holiday Greetings & Video Tutorial

Greetings Pilots,

It's been a year already since release, how time flies! I just wanted to give a heads up, the game will go on a 50% sale for the holiday season. If you've been on the fence, it's a good time to give it a go.

I was thinking of doing a series of video tutorials to ease the learning curve, but found a reviewer who covered all of the game's basics, so here it is, thanks to TDKPyrostasis:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CGnLFenRELc

I'm currently working on the next game project, Nuclear Nomad, a post-apocalyptic open world dynamic sandbox with squad tactical turn based RPG gameplay.

http://steamcommunity.com/app/414950/discussions/0/412449508273575863/

Looking back, I am very grateful for the support that gamers from all over have given me since the Steam release. I often read a lot of post-mortems from other gamedevs and the many failures of indie devs in particular, to the so-called "indie-pocalypse"..

Star Nomad 2 is not a hit, but enough of you have bought it to keep me going on my journey as a game-dev. I can pay the bills, take care of my 2 kids (5 & 3 yrs) while still able to fund art commissions for the next project, for me, that's all I could hope for.

So thank you everyone who've supported me by buying the game! I'll try my best to make the next one an even better and deeper game for you all to enjoy. :)

Merry Christmas and Happy New Years to you all!

Regards,

Huy

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Reviews

“Whether you’re trading, exploring or simply gathering resources, Star Nomad 2 actually makes you feel as if you’re really part of a growing struggle in a vast and diverse universe.”
80% – WWG

“Combat is as tough as the likes of Elite: Dangerous despite the lack of 3D dogfights, because the AI is extremely clever.”
8/10 – Brash Games UK

“Depth uncommon for an indie game... able to carve out its place among the must-play for Steam.”
8/10 – The Shelter

About This Game

Set in a dynamic open-world sandbox with an evolving conflict between three major splinter groups of humanity, players can freely be merchants, bounty hunters, pirates, miners, smugglers or wanderers.

Your actions or in-actions, big or small carry consequences that are noticed by the inhabitants and factions. Empires will rise and fall, take a side, or sow the seeds of anarchy.

Be immersed in a universe that's alive with random events offering pilots an opportunity for exploitation. Be involved in dynamic economies with logistical supply & demand at the mercy of a capitalistic merchant or a menacing pirate.

Be the catalyst to decide the fate of humanity.

Key Features:

  • Squad RPG progression via skills & perks, upgrades & modules.
  • Deep trade system with dynamic supply & demand, affected by events, piracy & conflict.
  • Fluid real-time combat with tactical pause & a wide variety of weapons.
  • Resource gathering to upgrade to higher tier modules and looting of combat kills.
  • Factions will conquer & defend systems with fleet movements. Your actions, big or small, have a major effect on the tide of conquest!
  • Random events offer opportunities and also ensure no two game plays out the same.
  • Random encounters offer interesting side-quests or tough choices with major consequences.
  • Many classes of ships offer different tactical possibilities, including Carriers!
  • Clever enemies that fly their vessels to abuse their strengths. Fast & agile ships will flank and out-speed your big guns, large ships will broadside tank with their strong directional shields.
  • Take part in epic fleet battles with Capital Ships duking it out among support ships and hordes of combat drones!
  • Tweak-able Squad AI, never be caught flying with stupid, ever.
  • Challenging, but fair Rogue-like-esque gameplay.

System Requirements

Windows
Mac OS X
    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows 7+ 32bit
    • Processor: Duo Core 2Ghz
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Intel HD 3000
    • DirectX: Version 10
    • Storage: 600 MB available space
    • Sound Card: Onboard or better
    • Additional Notes: Native 1920 x 1080 resolution (Full-HD, 1080p), up/down scale at 16:9 ratio.
    Recommended:
    • OS: Windows 7+ 64bit
    • Processor: Intel i3 3Ghz+ or equivalent
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Intel HD 4000+
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Storage: 600 MB available space
    • Sound Card: Onboard or better
    • Additional Notes: Features native Fullscreen, Re-sizeable Window modes and capable of smooth 60+ FPS (depends on your Monitor). Supports 3D positional audio.
    Minimum:
    • OS: El Capitan + (64bit)
    • Processor: Intel i3 2Ghz
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Intel HD 3000
    • Storage: 600 MB available space
    • Sound Card: Onboard or better
    Recommended:
    • OS: Sierra+ (64bit)
    • Processor: Intel i5 3Ghz
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Intel HD 4000+
    • Storage: 600 MB available space
    • Sound Card: Onboard or better
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