CDF Starfighter is an Indie 90`s style space combat simulator that puts you in the cockpit of the CDF`s most advanced starfighters. Built for VR and to scale with gamepad and Hotas Support. Engage a variety of enemies in 4 different game modes and play the part of Lt. Rodgers in Campaign Mode.
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Mixed (66 reviews) - 65% of the 66 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: May 26, 2017

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June 2

Hotfix 1 Released!

Hi Pilots, A new update is available which fixes up a few issues. As with all updates since release v1.0 if you have not deleted a certain folder as mentioned many times, you will have numerous problems due to old redundant data from alpha/beta versions.

Update is 155 mb
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*Fixed No controls assigned to default on first Run.
*Fixed Fatal error/crash on campaign Mission 3 ending
*Fixed Fatal error/crash on campaign Mission 4 ending
*Fixed Fatal error/crash on campaign Mission 9 ending
*Added 2 more secrets to scramble mode

We just went to full release, please be sure you delete the said folder before leaving a bad review on the game. Thanks pilots.



**IMPORTANT**

Everyone who has installed the game prior to this announcement must do the following : (This does NOT affect anyone who installs the game after this announcement!)

Go to your user folder in windows, make sure "show hidden files and folders" is enabled! This can be done by :


Windows 7

1) Select the Start button, then select Control Panel > Appearance and Personalization.
2) Select Folder Options, then select the View tab.
3)Under Advanced settings, select Show hidden files, folders, and drives, and then select OK.

Windows 8 & 10

1) Navigate to the control panel. ...
2) Select Large or Small icons from the View by menu if one of them is not already selected.
3) Select File Explorer Options (sometimes called Folder options)
4) Open the View tab.

Delete the folder "CDF Starfighter" located in the Users/Appdata/Local/

Eg : C:\Users\******\AppData\Local\CDFStarfighter

This folder was created with an old build and needs to be deleted in order for the new controls and features to initialise. This folder is separate from game install and delete, so unless this folder is deleted for people with an old build, you will run into problems. please note that anyone who gets and installs the game after this announcements will not need to perform this action.

If this folder is not deleted!

New binding will not save and set.
new controls and features will not work
Frequent crashes

On another Note, I have designed all the CDF fleet, Pirate fleets and Krahh, Drii and other races found in this game, If you have a problem with that file an official lawsuit instead of putting more troll fodder on my games store pages saying I have stolen assets! Made a Paper Mache game etc" You know who you are! and sao do your readers!.




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May 26

CDF Starfighter Goes to Full release!

We have now gone to full release. With almost 14 months in Early Access and over 40 updates, our final build is now online.



I would like to Thanks our community for suggestions, bug reporting and supporting us through Early Access. Almost all suggestions by the community have been implemented.

Have fun with the game and don`t forget! If you installed the game in alpha or beta, be sure to follow these instructions or you will have severe problems trying to play the release version!


**********IMPORTANT!************

As with our last big update, anyone who has installed the game before the 0.9 beta, needs to do the following :
(This does NOT affect anyone who installs the game after this announcement!)

Go to your user folder in windows, make sure "show hidden files and folders" is enabled! This can be done by :


Windows 7

1) Select the Start button, then select Control Panel > Appearance and Personalization.
2) Select Folder Options, then select the View tab.
3)Under Advanced settings, select Show hidden files, folders, and drives, and then select OK.

Windows 8 & 10

1) Navigate to the control panel. ...
2) Select Large or Small icons from the View by menu if one of them is not already selected.
3) Select File Explorer Options (sometimes called Folder options)
4) Open the View tab.

Delete the folder "CDF Starfighter" located in the Users/Appdata/Local/

Eg : C:\Users\******\AppData\Local\CDFStarfighter

This folder was created with an old build and needs to be deleted in order for the new controls and features to initialise. This folder is separate from game install and delete, so unless this folder is deleted for people with an old build, you will run into problems. please note that anyone who gets and installs the game after this announcements will not need to perform this action.

If this folder is not deleted!

New binding will not save and set.
new controls and features will not work
Frequent crashes

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Have fun with the game pilots, we will be bringing you more content and campaigns for the game later this year.

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Reviews

“Another difference is the incredible level of detailing within the game. Every aspect has been looked at to create a realistic journey in space from the outside of a space vehicle to people walking around on the ships’ bridge.”
4/5 – Reality Sandwich

“The more I play CDF Starfighter VR the more I love it. There is just so much to see and more enviroments and worlds keep getting added. If you love your space games this is a must.”
Recommended – Virtual-Reality Shop

“While still in development, the game plays very nice. Scale, headtracking, graphics, and combat are all top notch.”
Recommended – VR Related

Feature List

CDF Starfighter is designed for ease of use and designed for full controller support, HOTAS and now keyboard and mouse is fully supported.

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About This Game

**** THIS GAME IS FOR VR ONLY! ****

350 years in the future, we must unite and prepare to defeat a darkness which is about to consume our Galaxy. The extinction of the entire human race is almost upon us. We will depend on brave and skilled fighter pilots who have what it takes to join our elite forces and become a CDF Starfighter.

GAMEPLAY


CDF Starfighter is an exciting, fun, and beautifully detailed VR space combat simulator immersing players into the experience of a star fighter pilot. Inspired by games such as Freespace, wing commander and star wars, CDF Starfighter focuses purely on space combat with a pick up and play control system. Concentrating on space combat sims as they used to be, expect not only dog-fighting, but capital ships and a variety of diverse and fun missions and hours of VR fun.

Key Features :


  • Six degrees of freedom with a unique pick up and play control system.
  • Dog-fighting, space battles and much more with 70 missions between game modes.
  • Free flight mode for VR explorers.
  • Designed for VR from the ground up.
  • Build to real scale for a more immersive and believable universe.
  • Perks, Ship upgrades and much more in campaign mode
  • 4 Single player game modes with a challenging and story driven Campaign.
  • Designed for VR from the ground up for comfort, fun and an immersive experience.
  • 6 Different unique role-specific playable Ships.
  • Full HOTAS Support and full controls customisation
  • Vast and beautiful locations from the CDF Universe.
  • Challenging game-play.
  • Prove your worth with player rankings, stats, medals and more in scramble mode.
  • CDF Database offering lore and information on Colonial defence force and its enemies.

CDF Starfighter gives you the opportunity to become an elite starfighter pilot on an epic single player adventure in the CDF universe. Play through a variety of training simulations, battle simulations and challenges. Each of the 4 game modes offers a huge amount of content and fun.

Campaign Mode


The Pirate War Campaign offers a story driven and challenging 13 mission campaign. You take on the role of Lieutenant Rodgers who is posted to the CDF Churchill as the Pirate War starts. The campaign offers perks and fighter upgrades which can also be used in other game modes.

Simulation Mode


Simulation mode offers simulations and challenges and are designed to teach you the basics and give you practice in space battles and 7 diverse challenges. The Basic Training simulation must be completed in order to start a campaign.

Free Flight Mode


Free flight offers a no pressure flight with no enemies or objectives. You can use any of the 6 playable ships and pick any location from the CDF universe (14 maps). This mode is ideally suited for VR explorers and to try out and get practice in all the playable ships.

Scramble Mode


Scramble mode is instant action with stats, ranking and unlock-able ships. With just over 30 different missions you must get kills and win missions to rank up, gain perks for Campaign mode and earn medals. As you progress through the ranks the missions will get harder and turn into bigger space battles.

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows 7 - 10
    • Processor: i5/ i7 or similar AMD (4th gen Min)
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Nvidia 4gb GTX970
    • DirectX: Version 10
    • Storage: 11 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: Virtual Reality ONLY! See description for supported headsets! Controller required!
    Recommended:
    • OS: Windows 10
    • Processor: i7 Haswell or skylake
    • Memory: 16 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Nvidia 10 series (1080 rocks!!)
    • DirectX: Version 12
    • Storage: 11 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: Up screen boost in options menu depending on spec!
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