Conquer the Galaxy like never before! Galcon Fusion is an awesome high-paced multi-player galactic arcade-strategy game. Send swarms of ships to defeat enemy planets and conquer the universe! Beautiful new HD graphics Full-length interactive soundtrack Multi-player, team games, and solo missions Achievements and detailed rankings Variety...
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Mostly Positive (147 reviews) - 76% of the 147 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: Feb 11, 2010

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Conquer the Galaxy like never before! Galcon Fusion is an awesome high-paced multi-player galactic arcade-strategy game.
Send swarms of ships to defeat enemy planets and conquer the universe!
  • Beautiful new HD graphics
  • Full-length interactive soundtrack
  • Multi-player, team games, and solo missions
  • Achievements and detailed rankings
  • Variety of games including Stealth and Assassin
  • Retro-mode for when you want to LIVE THE 80's!!
  • Colorblind support for up to 4 players

System Requirements

Windows
Mac OS X
SteamOS + Linux
    • OS: Windows XP/Vista
    • Processor: 1 GHz or higher
    • Memory: 128MB RAM
    • Graphics: 128MB, OpenGL
    • Hard Drive: 50MB of free space
    • OS: OS X version Leopard 10.5.8, Snow Leopard 10.6.3, or later
    • OS: Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, Mint 13 LTS, Fedora 16, fully updated
    • Processor: 1 GHz or higher
    • Memory: 128MB RAM
    • Graphics: 128MB, OpenGL
    • Hard Drive: 50MB of free space
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Overall:
Mostly Positive (147 reviews)
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Sarkoth
( 82.5 hrs on record )
Posted: June 23
Highly minimalistic, yet addicting game design.

Sadly there isn't much multiplayer going on anymore.
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^7ja^1co
( 1.1 hrs on record )
Posted: June 16
Simple yet very addictive and well realized game.
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rotopenguin
( 0.2 hrs on record )
Posted: March 5
The multiplayer signup is a holy nightmare. Nuts to this.
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[Penora]Lucano
( 1,186.3 hrs on record )
Posted: February 6
This game gets boring after a while!
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Nox Ignis
( 7.9 hrs on record )
Posted: January 2
For a game that is a bunch of circles and triangles, it is pretty addictive and well designed. The game modes make sure that you are never bored and always adequately challenged. I haven't played the PvP on the game but I doubt that really hinders this games unique design. This game proves that, even with mediocre graphics and less than complex game design, it will always be fun.
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Red Inferno - trade.tf
( 0.6 hrs on record )
Posted: January 1
I was liking it, but anything under Admiral 1 stripe I was able to easily crush then 1 stripe Admiral crushes me without mercy no matter what I do AND you cannot see the info that the everything up to admiral shows. It's less challenging and more like beating your face into a wall. Unsure of multiplayer and if you want it for single-player it's hard to say if you would enjoy it.
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Good-Natured Filth
( 0.4 hrs on record )
Posted: December 31, 2015
This game is fun, but with a lack of a campaign, it's hard to measure as enjoyable.
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Thachicken
( 45.6 hrs on record )
Posted: December 8, 2015
This game is brilliant. It is both simple, easy to understand and just brilliant for its price. Multiple game modes and lots of fun. Really great when you are just looking to burn a few minutes. Lots of different difficulty settings.
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Lee
( 0.4 hrs on record )
Posted: September 22, 2015
Utterly horrible. Multiplayer is pretty much dead, and the single player AI offers little to no challenge, not to mention the different game modes don't even tell you how to play, you just have to guess based off the title of it.
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37 of 42 people (88%) found this review helpful
Recommended
46.6 hrs on record
Posted: December 19, 2013
This game, as I see it, is THE MOST boiled-down RTS ever. You have a color. Planets generate ships depending on size. Ships attack and defend 1:1. Deplete a planet of enemy ships and it's yours. This sounds simple, but it plays out in frantically-paced battles where you have to micromanage planet-by-planet, while overarching resource-management also affects outcomes and turns of fate.

A round takes about ten minutes to play, so it's easy to get in a casual round. Unfortunately the server browser leaves a lot to be desired so sometimes you spend another 5 minutes looking for a game that hasn't started and isn't empty. There are still a number of regular players although there tend to be few populated servers to choose from.

Still, when this goes on sale, it is worth picking up just to witness the simple, elegant strategies that unfold when you remove all the crazy additional variables that most RTS games introduce. Galcon Fusion doesn't reinvent the genre, but it streamlines it better than anything else I've played. It's also available on a bunch of different platforms, so yay Galcon.

Buy it! And one protip: don't immediately attack someone with all your ships when a round starts! You might survive long enough to enjoy it!
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17 of 20 people (85%) found this review helpful
Recommended
2.3 hrs on record
Posted: May 28, 2014
Galcon Fusion is a micro-RTS, where you take over planets with ships and eventually conquer your opponents' forces.

I'll start off with the good. This is a simple game that's very easy to learn, and the simplicity of the graphics really helps. The battles are won or lost purely by numbers: troops will kill eachother one-for-one. As a result, battles come down to who can produce troops the quickest, and that will be the player with the most planets. It can lead to some interesting strategies... I had a three-way game where I held the most planets while being bombarded by the full might of the other players. Keeping my planets was a back-and-forth struggle, because I had to retake my planets within seconds or die a quick death, eventualy getting the smallest advantage that I could use to take one more planet.

Now, for the bad. The levels are randomly generated, which adds some diversity, but is often unfair. While there are many game modes, they still boil down to the same basic gameplay, and it gets repetitve (with added frustration from bad maps). And the controls are terrible on a PC. I played this on a tablet, and it was a little better, but I yelled at my computer a few times when I couldn't do what I wanted. This game requires quick thinking and rapid movement. It requires what StarCraft players would call "good micro strategy". Moving from one planet to another with clicking is fine, but dragging was unreliable (required to move troops to an allied planet). Multi-selecting planets is really useful, but double-clicking and box-dragging were both unreliable as well. It really sucks when you know what you want the game to do, but the game refuses to do it.

Also, the sound is slightly annoying.

Overall, This game is a fun diversion for a few hours, and not much more. I probably wouldn't pay over a dollar for this. There are plenty of games of similar quality on Kongregate (though I don't think those have multiplayer).
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10 of 13 people (77%) found this review helpful
Recommended
101.7 hrs on record
Posted: July 2, 2014
Easy to learn, hard to master.
I am completely addicted to this game.
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7 of 9 people (78%) found this review helpful
Recommended
11.6 hrs on record
Posted: July 26, 2013
This game has a lot more depth than you'd expect at first glance. Very fun, but very hard in online multiplayer.
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7 of 9 people (78%) found this review helpful
Recommended
3.4 hrs on record
Posted: January 13, 2014
Great game where every battle is quick and fun! Play with your friends just as a time consumer or play against other players online. Multiplayer is infested with many professional strategists and you will most likely lose most of the time; you have been warned.
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4 of 4 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
4.6 hrs on record
Posted: February 19, 2011
Space triangle warfare in a neat and entertaining package.

If things like plot, build orders and unit counters are your favourite things in RTS games, you might want to check out a different game.

There is one unit in Galcon Fusion: the space triangle. It defeats its enemies by crashing headfirst into them. For as long as you control a planet, it makes more space triangles. You can then use these to get more planets. Which, in turn, allows you to have more space triangles.

Sometimes, there are other players pitting their space triangles against yours. Standard protocol in those situations is to engage in space triangle warfare. Some other times, there are also allies who help you crush the enemy space triangles with their own.

So, just like bullets, you keep throwing space triangles at the enemy until it is no longer able to throw his own back at you.

Space Triangle Warfare.
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9 of 14 people (64%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
1.0 hrs on record
Pre-Release Review
Posted: June 3, 2014
Galcon is apparently a venerable series/genre of games, but this is one of the worse entries in it despite being by the original publisher. It lacks both any sort of singleplayer other than random skirmishes, and simple multiplayer features that are normally considered de rigueur, like private matches.

There's better, if somewhat less pretty, free Flash versions of it, basically. Or the cheap DSiWare knockoff Castle Conqueror series. And that's sad.
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4 of 5 people (80%) found this review helpful
Recommended
1.6 hrs on record
Posted: November 9, 2014
It's sort of fun for the lower difficulty levels, but it looks like the AI cheats from the Admiral level on up. The "three-way" mode becomes two AIs versus you, for example. Recommended at a low price.
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10 of 17 people (59%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
12.2 hrs on record
Posted: June 14, 2014
Game is interesting, but no sense of matchmaking and fair maps takes away the chance to get good at it, especially if you are new to it, as every single game you play will be a loss. There are only 30-40 people playing it and they have been playing it for a while, so it's impossible to find any matches for your level.
And game is mostly defined by having a good start on the map, especially 1v1 is determined by a random dice roll while generating the map.

So If you like luck based games, try it. Otherwise you will just keep on quitting matches five seconds after looking into the map. I've found it similar to playing chess where a dice roll determines who gets which pieces. Even if you win, you won't know if it was skill, or luck.

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26 of 49 people (53%) found this review helpful
3 people found this review funny
Recommended
21.5 hrs on record
Posted: February 22, 2014
Touch my circles with your triangles
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