Invade strange worlds with alien armies! populate and shield your planets! Assassinate, Sabotage and Nuke your opponents! Collect victory points and achieve... PLANETARY CONTROL!
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Mar 18, 2021

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“This game moves really, really fast! I really did like the tug-of-war, the back-and-forth, the way worlds change hands multiple times.”
The Dice Tower

“Accessible to all types of players. Easy to pick up and easy to teach. It's perfect for a family game night!”
Geek City USA

“Overall, I really enjoyed this game. I think those who enjoy tactical "Take That!" card games... They're going to enjoy [Planetary] Control!”
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Invade strange worlds with alien armies! populate and shield your planets! Assassinate, Sabotage and Nuke your opponents! Collect victory points and achieve...
...PLANETARY CONTROL!

Planetary Control takes the alien factions of the Sword of the Stars universe and turns planetary invasion into a fast-paced, game night, card game! Six worlds are up for grabs - draw cards and build up armies of matching faction cards to take possession. Spec-op cards give you a wide variety of mix-and-match options to protect your planets, take away your friend's planets, and general interfere with opposition. Incredibly easy to learn and endlessly entertaining, Planetary Control is as good as it gets until someone colonizes Mars, builds it up, and then it gets taken away by alien mercenaries!



There are six worlds, unclaimed by an empire, each one better suited for one of the six major races in the Galaxy. Each player seeks to claim a planet and hold it until the end of the game. Control of a planet is achieved by drawing cards each turn and building a hand of Army cards with a matching faction crest as the planet. The only way to take a planet away from another player, your hand most add up to more than the army holding it. Don't have enough cards total to beat your opponents? Not to worry, there are a lot of Special Operations - Spec Ops - cards that can tip things in your favor; draw more cards, steal cards from other players, pick useful cards from the discard pile, and even the Mother Of All Jerk-moves, nukes. Planets will fly back and forth between players, their developed population growing each time, as members of the previous army lay down their arms and settle down, until the Cease Fire card appears as a surprise draw, and everybody totals up their Victory Points by adding up the size of the army on their planets plus its population. The player with the most Victory Points wins! The player with the least now has a grudge to bear going into the next round!

Player against the AI, play against your friends, or take on both at the same time - however you like it, it's time to seize control. PLANETARY CONTROL!

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows 7 (SP1) +
    • Processor: Dual Core 2GHz
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Graphics card with DX10 or OpenGL 3.x capabilities
    • DirectX: Version 9.0
    • Storage: 750 MB available space
    • Sound Card: Windows supported sound card
    Recommended:
    • OS: Windows 10
    • Processor: Quad Core 3GHz
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Graphics card with DX11 or OpenGL 3.x capabilities
    • DirectX: Version 10
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 1 GB available space
    • Sound Card: Windows supported sound card

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