Ancient Frontier is a turn-based strategy RPG set in the far future. You command the fleet. Players will explore, conquer, pillage, or liberate the frontiers of space. Take control of massive fleets of capital ships and support craft as you play through two unique campaigns.
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Mostly Positive (56) - 76% of the 56 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date:
Sep 21, 2017

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November 24

FREE Steel Shadows Beta is now live!



Great news! A free demo of Steel Shadows is now live. Go ahead and check out the game and let us know what you think in the forums.


Thank you for playing our games.
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November 23

Ancient Frontier - Patch 1.15



Greetings Commanders!

We hope that everyone is able to enjoy the holiday season. We have been hard at work on the next game in this series, Steel Shadows, which releases in just three short weeks. However, some of the work we have done on that game is now going to be available in Ancient Frontier.

External Save Files:

For a small number of our customers they were concerned with the save location of the game using the Unity default. To address this we have written an entirely new back end save system for Steel Shadows that will save to an easily accessible external folder.

With today's patch, Ancient Frontier will now also use a hybrid of the original save system and the new system from Steel Shadows. That means that if you start a new game you can now find your save files. Going forward save files are located at:

C:\Users\username\AppData\LocalLow\Fair Weather Studios\Ancient Frontier\

Your old save files will continue to work! From within the game there should not appear to be any difference between the new and the old system. This will only impact people that want to find their save files manually on their hard drive.

New Events!

This patch brings three new events for you to experience on your travels through the Frontier. We could say more, but that would spoil the surprises.

Graphic Enhancements

We made several enhancements to the level artwork in this patch. This mostly had to do with skybox tearing or bugs in the background textures. In addition some of the lighting has been tweaked.

Bug Fixes
  • We believe we have fixed the bug where not all of the events would show up for players depending on when the game was created.
  • Fixed several bugs related to equipment on AI ships.
  • Fixed a minor display bug on the deployment and fleet management screens that was introduced with the support of 4k televisions.

And that is all for now. We continue to work hard on both this game and Steel Shadows, and we hope you enjoy the results.

Thank you for playing our games!
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Reviews

“It is easy to sink dozens of hours into Ancient Frontier, and by and large I enjoyed my time with the game”
8 – Chalgyr's Game Room

“If you like traditional, hexy turn based strategy there’s no reason you won’t enjoy this and there’s quite a lot of it to go through.”
75 – Old Grizzled Gamers

“This game is an excellent example of what game developers are capable of when they are given a chance to create something they truly care passionately about.”
Early Access Gaming

New DLC Available



Quests and Events is a FREE DLC that is automatically included in the game. This expansion to the game adds a quest system and random events to the game. Also includes many quality of life improvements, balance tweaks to abilities and difficulty, and more!

https://store.steampowered.com/app/891140/Ancient_Frontier__Quests__Events/

Featured DLC



The Crew is a FREE DLC that is automatically included in the game. This expansion to the game adds dynamic crew members that level up and can be assigned to your ships. Also includes new missions, new rewards, more optional deployments and the ability to use your early Hero ships in Bounty missions!

https://store.steampowered.com/app/863790/Ancient_Frontier__The_Crew/

About This Game


Brand new cinematic turn based strategy!

Fair Weather Studios is very happy to announce Ancient Frontier! Ancient Frontier is a turn-based strategy role-playing game set in deep space in the far future. Players will explore, conquer, pillage, or liberate the frontiers of space.

The universe is built off of the story established in our first project, Bladestar, but takes it much deeper with warring factions, double crossing corporations, privateers, and galactic governments. Take control of massive fleets of capital ships and support craft and navigate the rich multi-faceted story of Ancient Frontier- the future of war.




  • Two full fledged campaigns
  • Dynamic initiative-based turn-based combat
  • Over 35 unique ships to command
  • Customize your play style by unlocking technologies in an extensive Tech Tree
  • Two major factions and three sub-factions
  • Large, detailed space maps to fight across
  • Three different resources to manage
  • Dozens of different weapon systems and abilities to control

Will you defend the frontier?

Do you like Ancient Frontier? Check out Steel Shadows for a whole new campaign!
https://store.steampowered.com/app/734730/Ancient_Frontier_Steel_Shadows/

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows XP or newer (may not work on all 32 bit systems)
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Must be able to display 1024x768 resolution or higher.
    • Storage: 8 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: Ensure your Microsoft Visual C++ Libraries are up to date if you get runtime errors.
    Recommended:
    • OS: Windows 10 (64 bit)
    • Memory: 16 GB RAM
    • Storage: 8 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: Ensure your Microsoft Visual C++ Libraries are up to date if you get runtime errors.

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