Star Control is a space role-playing game in which you command Earth's first interstellar starship on a mission to save the Earth from hostile alien empires.
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Sep 20, 2018

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September 24

Star Control: Origins Prelude 13 of 13: The Modding of Star Control



The very last of Brad's Star Control: Origins dev diary series is here today! This week, we talk about what you can mod in the game and what tools are coming for modders in future updates.

https://www.stardock.com/games/article/491179/

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September 20

The Star Control: Origins adventure begins today!

Explore exotic new worlds, meet unique alien civilizations, and battle hostile fleets in Star Control: Origins!

(and try not to get eaten)

https://youtu.be/pibyOqkru7Q

Take command of Earth's first and only interstellar starship in this exciting open universe space-adventure RPG!

Your mission? To save Earth... at all costs and by any means necessary.

The villainous Scryve have discovered humanity's existence and they're not too happy about it.
They want to revoke our permission to exist, and we'd like to live. As a Captain of Star Control,
your job is to make sure that doesn't happen.

During your adventure, you'll:

Explore thousands of new worlds
Don't run out of fuel on your way there, bad things may happen if you do...
Journey through a massive universe of thousands of planets across hundreds of solar systems! Travel to different worlds to complete quests, collect resources, and encounter unusual creatures.

Some worlds you find may have active volcanoes, or be shrouded in toxic gas. Others might have dangerous sentry robots guarding hidden bases, or terrifying whirlwinds. Equip your lander with upgrades in order to survive the varied planets you’ll encounter to complete your mission.



Meet strange new aliens - and fight terrible enemies
Try not to make them all so angry that they want to help blow us all up, ok?
Travel to distant stars and make friends (or foes, we're not terribly picky) with the aliens living there through unique dialogue choices and quests. There are thousands of planets just in the Scryve sector of space. Find out where potential friends and enemies are living and deal with them as you see fit.

Engage in exciting ship-on-ship combat as you take down dangerous aliens to complete your mission. Or, you can try and run away, but that's not nearly as much fun, and aliens will definitely laugh at you.



Take your battles beyond the adventure mode into multiplayer! Fleet Battles lets you face off against other players online or locally. Assemble your fleet from an assortment of provided ships (or customize your own) and get ready to rumble! Ranked play could earn you a spot on the worldwide leader boards and some bragging rights.

Secure Earth's future
Some aliens want to destroy humanity. We'd like you to prevent that.
Your first mission for Star Control is to save the world from the malevolent Scryve who, for some reason, have interpreted our radio broadcasts to indicate that we are a very dangerous species that must not be allowed to fully realize its potential. There are dozens of known species in this part of the galaxy, not all of whom are the Scryve’s thralls - maybe some of them can help us...

Face down the ominous threat of the Scryve Empire and stop them from wiping Earth off the galactic map. How you accomplish your mission is entirely up to you - be a hero, or be a villain. Every decision you make may have far-reaching ramifications. The Scryve already have several ward species who may or may not help you fight back. It will be up to you to convince them to help...one way or another.



Pilot Earth's most powerful (and only) starship
Please upgrade it. The aliens are unimpressed.
Star Control has spared no expense in constructing the most advanced space vessel in history. Its modular design means you can update the technology on it with modules you find, borrow or steal from others.

From shiny new hyperdrives, to a higher cargo or fuel capacity, you will be able to customize your ship to fit the way you play. Lander upgrades are also important so you can survive missions onto dangerous worlds.



Complete your mission...no matter the cost
Your orders are to not die. If they fire lasers, fire nukes back!
Earth is hopelessly outmatched by alien forces that are seeking to destroy us, and you are the only chance we’ve got. You can go wherever you want, but you have a mission to accomplish - by any means necessary. Help or harm - you decide.



Create custom ships, worlds, and adventures
You can have the world - lots of them, in fact - at your fingertips!
The game never ends with infinite customization options. Make your own ships to use in Fleet Battles or in entirely new quests that you create. Outfit your vessels with weapons, defenses, and engines, then share them online using the Steam Workshop!

Create completely new worlds, aliens, and even dialogue in the Adventure Studio. Make, share or just play new quests, stories, and adventures.






https://store.steampowered.com/app/271260
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Reviews

“Well worth the wait. Star Control: Origins offers a vast amount of hours of entertainment”
4.5 / 5 – Windows Central

“Star Control: Origins feels like a near-perfect reboot.”
9 / 10 – Gamewatcher

“Star Control: Origins successfully grasps the perfect balance of serious and silly while making an engaging universe that’s fun to explore.”
9.5 / 10 – GamingTrend

About This Game

Welcome Aboard

Welcome to Star Control, Captain! You’re here because you’ve shown exemplary service, aced all your flight exams, and - most importantly - passed all the sanity tests.

Humanity has learned that it is not alone in the universe and that we are hopelessly outmatched by alien civilizations seeking to destroy us. You have been selected to command Earth's first and only interstellar starship to accomplish this - try not to break it. It was expensive.

Your mission: Save humanity, Captain. At all costs and by any means necessary.

A Vast Universe

Set in the year 2088, humanity has discovered it’s not alone in the universe. Worse yet, it is catastrophically unprepared to deal with what's out there. In response, Star Control is formed and the player is selected to command the crew of the U.E.S. Vindicator.

Star Control: Origins takes place in a huge living universe just waiting to be explored. Players will find their time split between exploring distant solar systems, landing on exotic planets, navigating hyperspace, and interacting with alien species.

Encounter exotic alien civilizations. Explore strange new worlds. Assemble a fleet mighty enough to face galactic powers that have bestrode the galaxy for thousands of years.

Features


  • Navigate a living universe filled with thousands of new worlds and hundreds of hand-crafted adventures.
  • Travel across exotic and amazing worlds searching for relics, Precursor artifacts, and treasures.
  • Meet strange new aliens that can become great allies or terrible enemies.
  • Find alien technology to upgrade your ship from being an embarrassment to the terror of the galaxy.
  • Navigate through thousands of planets in a universe that has a deep history spanning. back hundreds of thousands of years.
  • Design your own ships or download them from Steam to build fleets and take them into combat in fleet battles.
  • Experience and all-new Sci-Fi universe in which you are the central character.

Join the adventure. Save the world.

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: Windows 7 / 8 / 10 64-bit
    • Processor: Dual Core Intel or AMD processor
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Intel Integrated 520 or equivalent
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 26 GB available space
    • Sound Card: DirectX Compatible Sound Card
    Recommended:
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: Windows 7 / 8 / 10 64-bit
    • Processor: Quad-core Intel or AMD processor
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Video card with 2GB of video memory
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 26 GB available space
    • Sound Card: DirectX Compatible Sound Card

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