Aboard the U.S.S. Armstrong, four crew members must survive a one way mission to Mars. Face procedurally generated outer space crisis using a heavily pixelated terminal green interface.
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Mixed (22 reviews) - 45% of the 22 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: Mar 11, 2016

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June 22

Scientists react to Mars 2030



Ever wonder what it would be like to survive a trip to Mars? Dr. Beth Healey survived a remote base in Antarctica, then she went for a serious challenge and tried to beat Mars 2030!

Check out the educational voyage on YouTube: http://www.sciencefocus.com/article/space/space-explorers-computer-game-space-science-explained

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8S8Ka5p1h80
Happy Summer everyone! Mars 2030 [1.2.5] was released today!



Update [1.2.5]:
•R.S.S. Rasputin song added
•Starbase Mars Mothership added (press F1)
•U.S.S. Armstrong controls no longer drift or feel floaty
•Fixed a bug that could cause Starbase Mars stealth ships to not be correctly destroyed
•Starbase Mars stealth ships will now spawn slightly more often
•Slightly buffed Starbase Mars railgun drone hit points

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April 11

Mars 2030 [1.2.5] Released!



We are excited to release Mars 2030 1.2 for your spacefaring enjoyment. The following changes have been applied in the 1.2+ update:

• Moonbase Rover: Moon sample delivery game featuring HD scan data of the Moon (press F2)
• Baby Lettuce Farming (press Tab)
• Pet Rat (press Tab)
• R.S.S. Rasputin, competitive space corp ship added
•Starbase Mars Mothership added (press F1)
• U.S.S. Armstrong graphic updated
• 25 Crew graphics updated
• Cockpit graphic updated
• Micrometeorite Storm graphics updated
• Asteroid Field graphics updated
• Added New Launch Failure
• Button added to fire Mass Drivers from Ship Status Window (press P)
• Button added to Overclock Shields from Ship Status Window (press P)
• GUI Close buttons added
• Help screen clarified and updated (press Esc)
• Reduced number of Solar Storms
• Reduced the chance of Space Crisis, to provide more media time
• Added 5 New Achievements:



Moonbase Rover Mini-Game:


Asteriod Fields 1.2:


R.S.S. Rasputin:


Hotfix [1.2.3]:
•Should fix a bug that caused the progress indicator to vanish.
•Fixes a bug that could cause the Crew Crisis Selection Window to close too quickly leading to crew neglect.
•Fixes a bug that caused a sound FX loop in Moonbase Rover under certain conditions.
•Fixes a bug that could cause Space Gunner's shots to bypass certain Asteroids.
•Should fix a bug that could cause the "Pause" text to overlap the score.
•Slightly Boosted Moonbase Rover speed.
•Adds Lens FX to Rocket Take-Off sequence.

Hotfix [1.2.4]:
•Should really fix a bug that caused the progress indicator to vanish.
•Fixed a bug that could cause the Help screen to appear and not be able to be closed.

Update [1.2.5]:
•R.S.S. Rasputin song added.
•Starbase Mars Mothership added. (press F1)
•U.S.S. Armstrong controls are no longer floaty.
•Fixed a bug that could cause Starbase Mars stealth ships to not be correctly destroyed.
•Starbase Mars stealth ships will now spawn slightly more often.
•Slightly buffed Starbase Mars railgun drone hit points.
•Added keyboard tips to two crew interactions.

Please report any bugs in comments below or Steam discussions. We try to resolve all reported show-stopping issues as quickly as possible.

Thank you so much.

AdventRPG.com

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About This Game

Greenlight Reactions to Mars 2030


"I want it so badly I think I just ate my hand" -Quattro

"More like Mars 1983. Love this!" -lilmookie

Description


Experience the danger of outer space travel in the advanced spaceship the U.S.S. Armstrong. Equipped with Auto-Nav, Twin Ion Drives, Charged Particle Shields, and Dual Mass Drivers.

Each mission to Mars, the United Space Society selects the four best astronauts available for the task, but you decide the fate of each and every one of them.

Key Features


  • Mile-for-Mile Earth to Mars Simulator
  • Outer Space Hazards: Micro Meteors, Asteroids, Radiation, and more
  • Simulated Health, Moods, & Emotional Stability
  • Detailed U.S.S. Armstrong Systems, Parts, Repairs, & Spacewalking
  • Random Name Generator
  • Baby Lettuce Farming
  • Sim Rat
  • Encounter the R.S.S. Rasputin, competitive spaceship
  • Crew Perks, like Hardware Engineer and Space Medicine
  • Optional Launch Failures
  • Media Room: Featuring two mini-games and more to come.
  • Starbase Mars: Unlimited Level Space Station vs. Armada
  • Moonbase Rover: Explore a large HD scan of the Moon. Make a record delivery to its four Moonbases.
  • Unlimited content updates with one-time purchase

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, 10
    • Processor: 2.0 Ghz or better
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 512MB Video Memory or better
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Storage: 25 MB available space
    • Sound Card: 16-bit or better
    Recommended:
    • OS: Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, 10
    • Processor: 2.0 Ghz or better
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 512MB Video Memory or better
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Storage: 25 MB available space
    • Sound Card: 16-bit or better
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