NEXT JUMP is a turn-based, tactics Shoot 'em up for people who are bad at SHMUPs, but love them. Do space-jumps and chase the vicious Dragons who stole all the stock of Beverage from the Galaxy and now are running away!
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Positive (26) - 92% of the 26 user reviews for this game are positive.
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Apr 28, 2017
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November 21

Update, bug fixes [build 275]

A small update is now live, with the following:

- Fixed a bug where a accessory would no work with the new ships. (thanks to "1410c");
- Fixed some typos. (thanks to "zulmetefza");
- The game now properly launches on 32bit OS (thanks to "panchirajoey").

Thanks for all the support, Rookies! :)
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October 4

Update, bug fixes [build 273]:

Bug fixes [build 273]:

- Fixed Bug where the Sword did not damage the engines and batteries of the mother ship.
- Fixed Bug where Reputation to be hit in "Reputation Bets" mode increased infinitely.
- Improvements in the Final, including description whether or not you have beaten the Reputation in "Reputation Bets" mode.

Thanks for all the support, Rookies!
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Reviews

“Bite-sized with bite, I say jump in.”
Stately Play

“The controls are easy to pick up, the strategy is pretty intuitive, and overall, it’s a well crafted little game.”
Bleeding Cool

“It's actually a very good and pretty cleverly designed game, certainly has the same addictive charm that I found with FTL, but fully stands on its own with the fun combat.”
GamingOnLinux

Update Notes


NEXT JUMP: Red Legionnaires is now available for free:

  • Three new ships.
  • New game mode, "Reputation Bets".
  • Easy, Normal and Hard difficulty modes.
  • Improved interface.
  • Many other minor improvements.

About This Game

NEXT JUMP is a love letter to shmup's [Shoot 'em up or space shooters], read in a slightly different manner: In turn-based battles!


Your mission, our mission, is very simple:
The dragons are fleeing with all our Elixir supply. Stop them!
We have an advantage: We are FASTER. Our engines are capable of doing "Juxtaposition Ultra Movement Positioning", or JUMPs, as we call it.
It will not be easy, as the Dragon drones can invade our Jumps, attacking us inside while traveling faster than light. These drones are predictable and always act by following pre-set patterns, but too many drones within the JUMP can be certain death!


  • It's a Tactics SHMUP: Take your time and plan your moves!
  • A excellent Coffee break game: It' turn-based but it is still fast. No long waiting time, these turns go by fast!
  • Not only inspired by the classic Shmups and Bullet Hells, it’s also influenced by tactical games like Final Fantasy Tactics, Jeanne d’Arc and Roguelikes like FTL and Crypt of the NecroDancer.
  • Be a pilot of the Bastards Federation: A group formed by the Elves, Humans, Dwarves and Orcs who used to live in peace, sharing their love for all Beverages.
  • Your mission: JUMP! Chase the Dragons and stop them from running away with all that is most sacred to the Bastards by jumping from sector to sector, facing hordes of enemies in turn-based battles!
  • Each Sector is a Board! Each given “JUMP” represents a new combat board generated procedurally, simulating combat situations only seen in SHMUPs!
  • Pick from four playable Ships, all inspired by classic weapons: The Ballista, Dagger, Hammer and Staff.
  • Equip and Upgrade your ship with different weapons and accessories that change the combat dynamics!
  • Like the classic games of the past, it has a complete MANUAL, accessible within the game!

System Requirements

Windows
Mac OS X
SteamOS + Linux
    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows 7 or later
    • Processor: Core i3 2.5ghz or equivalent
    • Memory: 3 GB RAM
    • Graphics: OpenGL 2.0 Support and 256 MB of RAM
    • Storage: 300 MB available space
    • Additional Notes: 1280x720 minimum resolution.
    Recommended:
    • OS: Windows 7 64bits or later
    • Processor: Core i5 2.2ghz or better
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: OpenGL 2.0 Support and 256 MB of RAM
    • Storage: 300 MB available space
    • Additional Notes: 1280x720 minimum resolution.
    Minimum:
    • OS: macOS Sierra
    • Processor: Core i3 2.5ghz or equivalent
    • Memory: 3 GB RAM
    • Graphics: OpenGL 2.0 Support and 256 MB of RAM
    • Storage: 300 MB available space
    • Additional Notes: 1280x720 minimum resolution.
    Recommended:
    • OS: macOS Sierra
    • Processor: Core i5 2.2ghz or better
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: OpenGL 2.0 Support and 256 MB of RAM
    • Storage: 300 MB available space
    • Additional Notes: 1280x720 minimum resolution.
    Minimum:
    • OS: Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
    • Processor: Core i3 2.5ghz or equivalent
    • Memory: 3 GB RAM
    • Graphics: OpenGL 2.0 Support and 256 MB of RAM
    • Storage: 300 MB available space
    • Additional Notes: 1280x720 minimum resolution.
    Recommended:
    • OS: Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
    • Processor: Core i5 2.2ghz or better
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: OpenGL 2.0 Support and 256 MB of RAM
    • Storage: 300 MB available space
    • Additional Notes: 1280x720 minimum resolution.

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