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 (69 reviews) - 63% of the 69 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: May 26, 2017

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August 2

New Update Available for Beta - Opt In

A new Beta - Opt in update is available! 1.05!!!!

Hi Pilots, We are currently testing a new build which is currently in Beta Opt-In

(To enable Beta-Opt in, right click CDF Starfighter VR name in apps window, Go To properties, and then opt in beta on the tabs at the top.

The new build will go public next week.



The new beta build features much improved Menu graphics, in game improvements, misc fixes mentioned by the community and crash fixes. Please let us know how you get on the new beta build.
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July 26

SATS - DLC - Small Arms Training Simulator

SATS - First DLC Announced - Due Later This year!



As a solo dev, I am going through the reviews of the game at the moment and want to give something back for all those who have helped along the way. and spent a little time in my game.

Reviews are a great way to to state what you like about the game, dont like about the game and if you recommend it to others. With a lot of call, and my love for VR motion controllers, I have said many times over the last year, I have something special planned for VR motion controllers. A new DLC will be coming based on the prequel - CDF Ghostship/Ghostship Aftermath - And for those who already know about Ghostship, you know what to expect but with a huge upscale. For those who dont, its the "Small Arms Training Simulator" which is all about fire-arms, the Colonial Defence force and fun!.

A much bigger Ghostship - expansion - Ghostship Chronicles will be coming later this year which is much more story orientated. SATS features the firing range, Hull breach mode and survivor mode.

I look forward to bringing this to a few select poeple who have enjoyed my star fighter game next month, and looking for an English Release by the fall of the year. Chinese version on Hypereal will be hit in China this Spetmeber/Early October!
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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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