Fight fierce hostile alien space ships to neutralize their defenses before you board their ships and battle intense on-foot encounters. Eliminate their forces and steal their technology to upgrade your squad with different abilities and save the galaxy!
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Release Date:
Jul 9, 2019

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July 9

Captain Starshot: Release & Farewell

Greetings Captain!

The full release of Captain Starshot is officially live! :steamhappy: With the full release come a couple of new updates as well, check them out below!

New Difficulty
After defeating the boss on normal mode you unlock the hard mode option. In hard mode aliens are more agressive and really do not like you boarding their ships... The boss also has a new trick up it's sleeve!

This difficulty setting can be found in the options menu.

The Eversplitting Eye
A strange new miniboss is waiting for you on the second to last ship. Slaying it will give you a unique upgrade!

Better descriptions
We've taken another look at the descriptions for modifiers and abilities. We've also added arrows indicating the effect of modifiers.

Changes & fixes
  • Added more enemies to the second to last ship
  • Increased the health of the rolling enemy by 25%
  • Increased the requirements for all damage-based abilities
  • Increased the requirements to fire the helmet 5000
  • Doubled the requirements to trigger shield coin
  • Increased the requirements for lucky stickers to proc from 5 to 7 enemies killed
  • Increased the aggro range for the pet eye
  • Pet eye now deals 12 damage instead of 2
  • Increased the speed at which the pet eye starts attacking nearby enemies
  • Increased boss health by 120%
  • Fixed achievements not working properly!
  • Made the master volume slider turn down all sounds, not just a few of them
  • Shield coin now displays a shield when activated
  • The mortar ability now only plays a sound if it has a target
  • Fixed the segments of the cursor causing errors
  • Homing bullets now target the next closest enemy if their original target died
  • Homing bullets will now become normal bullets if they cannot find an enemy
  • Fixed mortar attempting to murder pet eye
  • Fixed homing bullets following pet eye
  • Blood bullets is now a modifier and can no longer be instantly picked up
  • Fixed unlimited clone. It no longer keeps cloning your crew
  • Fixed a bug that caused movement-based abilities to trigger more frequently if you had more of them

Known issues
There's a whole list of issues, improvement points and bugs that we are aware of. Some of them are already fixed but were not able to get tested so they were not included in this update. You can find the list here:

Captain Starshot OST
We have added the soundtracks from the game as free DLC so you can take it with you on your own adventures!

Find it here:

There is also an OST Video of the Soundtrack! You can find it here on our Youtube channel:

The Farewell
The team would like to thank everyone for playing Captain Starshot and giving us feedback. It helped us improve the game tremendously. Thank you all!!
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July 2

New: Arsenal update!

Meta progression & New abilities
Completing certain challenges will unlock new abilities for you to discover. This also means there's a bunch of new upgrades and abilities for you to check out and destroy aliens with.

Space upgrades
Upgrades & modifiers now also change your space gameplay.

New enemies
Two new enemies: Laser enemy & Charging enemy.

Fixes & improvements
Improved enemy waves
The enemy waves were pretty unbalance so we took another crack at them.

UI improvements
Bugfixes and improvements to the UI to make it more clear to the player as well as run smoother.

Improved lighting
Improved the lighting in the on foot levels.

Fixed a lot of em.

Known issues
There's a whole washinglist of issues, improvement points and bugs that we are aware of. Some of them are already fixed but were not able to get tested so they were not included in this update. You can find the list here:

Thank you all for the feedback. Please keep it coming!
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About This Game

Salute Captain,
We are pleased to see you reporting for duty. Now, let us explain to you what you can expect on this mission;

As Captain Starshot, you and your space crew are tasked with the mission to explore the galaxy in search of villainous aliens and to defeat their leader.
Fly off with your spaceship and face off against the hordes of enemies you will encounter on your mission.
Operate with the help of your crew members, who hold various abilities that allow you to overcome any challenge within the mysterious enemy ships.

  • Transition smoothly from the open space environment to on-foot alien ships.
  • Experience a unique and interesting pulp science fiction theme that transports you back to the 50's.
  • Enjoy a different experience every run because of our procedural generated levels.
  • Create countless weapon/ability combinations that will make your experience unique.
  • Upgrade and progress your squad to the most powerful humans in the universe!

Good luck on your mission Captain,
Headquarters signing off

Double Door Games is a student team composed of 23 motivated students, following the International Game Architecture & Design Programme at the Breda University Of Applied Sciences. We have been working on this game for almost a year now and we would love to share it with you!

As a team we are truly passionate about making games! Our goal is to deliver a good experience and we would like to do this together with you, our players.

System Requirements

    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: Windows 8.0
    • Storage: 539 MB available space
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system

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