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.
All Reviews:
Mostly Positive (49) - 77% of the 49 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date:
Sep 21, 2017

Sign in to add this item to your wishlist, follow it, or mark it as not interested

Buy Ancient Frontier

WEEK LONG DEAL! Offer ends July 23

-50%
$24.99
$12.49

Buy Fair Weather Studios Collection BUNDLE (?)

Includes 2 items: Bladestar, Ancient Frontier

-25%
-52%
$34.98
$16.86
 

Recent updates View all (32)

July 16

Ancient Frontier - Patch 1.12



Greetings Commanders!

This is a small follow up patch to the release of the new DLC, and only makes three changes:

  • First, we have added a step to starting a new game where you now choose your save style (Ironman vs Standard). This way you don't have to worry about the defaults. You are able to choose a different save style for each individual campaign if you choose.

  • Second, we changed the "choose difficulty" icons to more clearly represent the choices.

  • Third, we fixed a bug that could impact ability accuracy.

Known Issues
We are aware and have confirmed that not all of the 58 events are showing up for all players. We are still looking into what is causing this and hope to have a fix soon.

In addition, we continue to look at the difficulty situation at all levels. We are testing some new balance tweaks for Veteran and Beginner difficulty. In addition, in regards to the pirate difficulty in the Alliance campaign, we are looking at making some slight changes, and potentially adding a few new missions where you fight the Outriggers in Hadron.

We don't have a timeline on the next patch, but our hope is to address some of these concerns by the end of the month.


We hope you enjoy these updates, and thank you for playing our game!
1 comments Read more

July 9

Ancient Frontier - The Music Video



Greetings Commanders!

We have a very small update for you today. We put together a video from the different cutscenes and environment videos in Ancient Frontier and arranged it to the main theme done by Mimi Page. Now presenting, The Ancient Frontier Music Video:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AKvRC6hlHgo&t=44s

We have also added this video to the trailers on the main store page. It is the third trailer now. We hope you enjoy this fun little diversion.

Behind the scenes we are also working on another patch with a small bunch of improvements. Look for that later this week or next week.

Thank you all for playing our games!
0 comments Read more

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?

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.
Customer reviews
High Volume of Reviews Detected:
Exclude  or  View Only
Review Type


Purchase Type


Language


Date Range
To view reviews within a date range, please click and drag a selection on a graph above or click on a specific bar.

Show graph



Display As:
Review Beta NEW!
When enabled, will sort reviews by new Helpfulness score. Read more about it in the blog post.
Show graph
 
Hide graph
 
Filters
Review Helpfulness Beta Enabled
There are no more reviews that match the filters set above
Adjust the filters above to see other reviews
Loading reviews...