A space trader & combat sim meets squad-RPG, large scale conquest, choice driven gameplay with fluid & punchy tactical real-time combat set in a dynamic open-world sandbox.
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Mixed (122) - 68% of the 122 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date:
Dec 14, 2015

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December 13, 2018

Introducing: Nomads of the Fallen Star

Edit: The steam page is now live!


A happy holidays greetings to all,

I've been toiling away the past 2 years or so on the next game project and it's finally nearing completion.

It's a post-apocalypse, dynamic sandbox and squad turn-based RPG. The setting is in the Star Nomad 2 universe, however, we're planet-side as survivors and descendants of an ill-fated Human Empire colony fleet that struck disaster, crash landing on a uncharted hostile alien world.

You will take the role as the leader of a rag tag bunch of scavengers / mercenaries. Your goal is to scavenge, trade, sabotage, fight and help conquer your way to fame and glory, while unraveling a major mystery on the origins of the colony and partake in side-quests and random encounters.

If that piques your curiosity, more information is available in a series of detailed blogs here:

The backstory & game-world:

Squad management, missions, crafting, trading:

The combat design and mechanics:

Nomads of the Fallen Star will be due in early 2019.

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“Whether you’re trading, exploring or simply gathering resources, Star Nomad 2 actually makes you feel as if you’re really part of a growing struggle in a vast and diverse universe.”
80% – WWG

“Combat is as tough as the likes of Elite: Dangerous despite the lack of 3D dogfights, because the AI is extremely clever.”
8/10 – Brash Games UK

“Depth uncommon for an indie game... able to carve out its place among the must-play for Steam.”
8/10 – The Shelter

About This Game

Set in a dynamic open-world sandbox with an evolving conflict between three major splinter groups of humanity, players can freely be merchants, bounty hunters, pirates, miners, smugglers or wanderers.

Your actions or in-actions, big or small carry consequences that are noticed by the inhabitants and factions. Empires will rise and fall, take a side, or sow the seeds of anarchy.

Be immersed in a universe that's alive with random events offering pilots an opportunity for exploitation. Be involved in dynamic economies with logistical supply & demand at the mercy of a capitalistic merchant or a menacing pirate.

Be the catalyst to decide the fate of humanity.

Key Features:

  • Squad RPG progression via skills & perks, upgrades & modules.
  • Deep trade system with dynamic supply & demand, affected by events, piracy & conflict.
  • Fluid real-time combat with tactical pause & a wide variety of weapons.
  • Resource gathering to upgrade to higher tier modules and looting of combat kills.
  • Factions will conquer & defend systems with fleet movements. Your actions, big or small, have a major effect on the tide of conquest!
  • Random events offer opportunities and also ensure no two game plays out the same.
  • Random encounters offer interesting side-quests or tough choices with major consequences.
  • Many classes of ships offer different tactical possibilities, including Carriers!
  • Clever enemies that fly their vessels to abuse their strengths. Fast & agile ships will flank and out-speed your big guns, large ships will broadside tank with their strong directional shields.
  • Take part in epic fleet battles with Capital Ships duking it out among support ships and hordes of combat drones!
  • Tweak-able Squad AI, never be caught flying with stupid, ever.
  • Challenging, but fair Rogue-like-esque gameplay.

System Requirements

Mac OS X
    • OS: Windows 7+ 32bit
    • Processor: Duo Core 2Ghz
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Intel HD 3000
    • DirectX: Version 10
    • Storage: 600 MB available space
    • Sound Card: Onboard or better
    • Additional Notes: Native 1920 x 1080 resolution (Full-HD, 1080p), up/down scale at 16:9 ratio.
    • OS: Windows 7+ 64bit
    • Processor: Intel i3 3Ghz+ or equivalent
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Intel HD 4000+
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Storage: 600 MB available space
    • Sound Card: Onboard or better
    • Additional Notes: Features native Fullscreen, Re-sizeable Window modes and capable of smooth 60+ FPS (depends on your Monitor). Supports 3D positional audio.
    • OS: El Capitan + (64bit)
    • Processor: Intel i3 2Ghz
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Intel HD 3000
    • Storage: 600 MB available space
    • Sound Card: Onboard or better
    • OS: Sierra+ (64bit)
    • Processor: Intel i5 3Ghz
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Intel HD 4000+
    • Storage: 600 MB available space
    • Sound Card: Onboard or better

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