Aboard the U.S.S. Armstrong, four crew members must survive a one way mission to Mars. Face procedurally generated outer space crisis using a heavily pixelated terminal green interface.
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Mixed (28) - 42% of the 28 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date:
Mar 11, 2016

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May 21

Moonbase Down has been Released! [1.3]

Two years ago near the end of the production cycle for Mars 2030 a cool idea for a mini-game popped up. After development started, it became clear it was more than a mini-game. A new Sci-Fi horror universe emerged...

About Moonbase Down
Enter a fearful Sci-Fi jaunt into a procedurally generated Moonbase. Rescue Jonesy the cat and avoid the woes of Alien impregnation.

Core Features
• 60-FPS Hyper-Pixel CRT Greenscreen
• Arcade Survival Mode
• Run or Fight: 10-Levels of Increasingly Dangerous Moon Base
• Experience the Alien Life-Cycle
• Formidable A.I.
• Limited Ammo
• Rescue Jonesy the Cat

What is Moonbase Down?
A Rogue-like Sci-Fi survival horror adventure game. The standalone game will feature leaderboards, unlimited mode, and sandbox mode updates. Get it here: MoonbaseDown.com

Does Mars 2030 include Moonbase Down?
Moonbase Down (arcade mode) is included with Mars 2030. Sandbox mode, is under development and coming to Early Access soon. Wishlist and follow it, or buy Early Access to support development.

Mars 2030 - Update [1.3][MBD 1.0.95]:
• Added Space Dragons & Star Sponges
• Stasis Mines added
• Maps added
• Level Up to 25
• Jonesy Shield Regen Buff
• More Ammo
• End game artwork enhanced
• Content Update: 10 Mission Logs added to Moonbase Down
• Fix: entry area of MBD levels correctly randomized again
• Fix: a bug that could cause a Jonesy paradox and break progress
• (Mars 2030) Should fix a rare bug that could prevent the Ship Function window from closing
• Moonbase Down game added (Main Menu)
• Six Moonbase Down Achievements added:

If you encounter any bugs, glitches, problems, or have recommendations please contact us in discussions or in the comments below. We try to resolve all show stopping bugs as quickly as possible.

Don't forget to turn down the lights...

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About This Game

"An exhaustive simulation of a manned mission to Mars, meticulously detailed... this is an extremely daunting affair."-Pinback

2015 Steam Greenlight Reactions to Mars 2030

"I want it so badly I think I just ate my hand"

"More Like Mars 1983."


Experience the greatest dangers of outer space travel aboard the advanced spaceship the U.S.S. Armstrong. Equipped with Auto-Nav, Twin Ion Drives, Charged Particle Shields, and Dual Mass Drivers.

Each mission to Mars, the United Space Society selects the four best astronauts available for the task, but you decide the fate of each and every one of them.

Core Features

  • Mile-for-Mile Earth to Mars Simulator: Crisis Waiting Game
  • Outer Space Hazards: Micrometeors, Solar Flares, Radiation, and more
  • Simulated Crew: Skill, Health, & Emotional Stability
  • Detailed U.S.S. Armstrong Systems, Parts, Repairs, & Spacewalking
  • Moonbase Down: Sci-Fi Survival Horror game (Main Menu)
  • Launch Failures (Optional)
  • Encounter the R.S.S. Rasputin (Optional)
  • Media Room: Two Mini-Games
  • Random Name Generator
  • Sim Rat
  • Baby Lettuce Farming
  • Jupiter Probe: Hera I
  • Starbase Mars: Unlimited Levels Space Station Defense Shooter
  • Moonbase Rover: Explore the Moon. Make a record delivery to four Moon Bases!
  • Unlimited content updates with one-time purchase!

System Requirements

    • OS: Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, 10
    • Processor: 2.0 Ghz or better
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 512MB Video Memory or better
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Storage: 100 MB available space
    • Sound Card: 16-bit or better
    • OS: Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, 10
    • Processor: 2.0 Ghz or better
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 512MB Video Memory or better
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Storage: 100 MB available space
    • Sound Card: 16-bit or better

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