Halcyon 6: Starbase Commander (LIGHTSPEED EDITION)
A retro space strategy RPG with base building, deep tactical combat, crew management and emergent storytelling. Halcyon 6: Lightspeed Edition is a massively enhanced version of the Award Winning indie strategy RPG, Halcyon 6.
Recent Reviews:
Mixed (12) - 58% of the 12 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
All Reviews:
Very Positive (184) - 82% of the 184 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date:
Aug 10, 2017

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March 13

Announcing our new game, Star Renegades!

We're excited to announce we're working on a new game called Star Renegades!

Watch the teaser trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yaBeEKxFA3s

WISHLIST Star Renegades here:

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and please help spread the news:

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Thanks again for your support, without our community and players, we wouldn't be able to continue making cool games!

Love,

The Massive Damage Team
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February 1

The Precursor Legacy DLC is OUT TODAY!

Commanders!

I am sending a distress signal of the highest magnitudes to your battlestations! We have detected a strange presence of an unearthly megabehemoth entity after uncovering these ancient plans to what seems like.. a buildable precursor ship?! Whatever it is, we need to react fast and use the necessary means to take down these monstrosities before they wipe out the rest of our star fleets! As always, the crew is standing by awaiting your orders..Commander.


http://store.steampowered.com/app/782270/Halcyon_6_The_Precursor_Legacy/

DLC Features

You want the good news or the bad news first? Good news: you closed a Chruul portal, congratulations, no more Chruul spawn ruining your day. Bad news: the damage has already been done. The weakened dimensional elasticity of your galaxy has allowed other strange creatures to somehow leak into this dimension. And some are big enough to swallow entire fleets. Good thing you found an ship schematic unlike anything you’ve seen before, hidden away in the depths of Halcyon 6’s data archives.

*NOTE*: Old save games will not see the DLC content. A new game start is required to experience the DLC.

CELESTIAL BEHEMOTHS
  • Hunt and eradicate 5 different species of Celestial Behemoths to obtain Precursor artifacts
  • Upgrade your Precursor ship using the collected artifacts
  • Hunt and eradicate 5 ancient Behemoth Elders for powerful trophies and lore
  • Boost the power of your fleet by equipping Elder trophies onto your ships

PRECURSOR STARSHIP
  • Start your battle against the Chruul on the right foot by adding the Precursor ship to your fleet
  • Upgrade your Precursor ship all the way to TIER 6!
  • Unique New Precursor powers can reduce enemy resistances to make combos easier


For more tips and H6 dank memes, join our Discord Server: https://discord.gg/uJxj7tg

Good luck out there!

- The H6 Team
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Reviews

“Space has never looked prettier in a pixelated format, nor has the silliness of attempting to interact with alien races been quite as charming. On a minute-to-minute scale, it balances challenge and humor to make for a game that feels like a well-realized version of some long forgotten sci-fi TV show.”
Destructoid

“Halcyon 6 is a sumptuous video game stew. It’s got hints of XCOM, FTL, 4X space games, and JRPGs, plus gobs of humor and personality. I’ve taken to calling it 4XCOM for short. This feels like the sort of game that will keep me hooked for weeks.”
Kotaku

“Strategy, resource management, and RPG combat in one charming nostalgic package”
8.5 – Gamewatcher

About This Game

LIGHTSPEED EDITION

Halcyon 6: Lightspeed Edition brings together the original Halcyon 6 base game along with all of the additional content (Combat & Customization, Diplomatic Diversions, Loot’em Up, and Morale Booster updates) released since launch in Sept 2016 as well as brand new Lightspeed Edition optimizations and features as follows:

  • Streamlined Campaign


    Greatly speeds up progression and tightens the campaign to an action and adventure packed 12 hrs depending on your play style and pace

  • Streamlined All Systems

    For faster progression, including economy, starbase, resources, and officer levelling.
  • New Officer Progression System


    With 6 subclasses, 3 Prestige classes, new skill tree, and over 20+ new Prestige/Epic powers.

  • New Ship Loadout and Config Screen

    Will let you customize loadouts (and save them) for your ships just before entering combat
  • New Difficulty Mode


    Called Vice Admiral and slightly increased difficulty across the board

  • Enhanced Combat


    Includes 25+ new alien faction space combat abilities, more combos for both players and enemies, increased faction weaknesses and resistances, and other balancing tweaks

  • New UI Overhaul


    Designed for greater readability and usability. Many many UI quality of life enhancements to all areas of the game, too many to list here.

Halcyon 6

On the edge of Terran space lies Halcyon 6, a derelict starbase left behind by a mysterious precursor race. Your mission is to reclaim the derelict station and rebuild it.
A mysterious alien force is making a beeline towards Earth and this starbase is the best chance for the New Terran Federation to establish new alliances, research new technologies and otherwise figure out a way to stop the impending invasion.

Using only the resources you can salvage from the derelict station and gathered from nearby star systems, it’s up to you to rebuild the starbase to lead the Terran Republic’s scientific research, exploration and diplomatic efforts on the edge of known space.

Halcyon 6: Lightspeed Edition is a passion project whose design is inspired by our years spent playing classic games like Star Control, Master of Orion, X-COM, Civilization and new classics like FTL.

Features:

  • Base Building: spend resources to build station facilities (rooms) to enhance your production and technological capabilities, or build ships to help you control more territory
  • Exploration: assign your fleets to nearby star clusters, where they can handle emerging enemy threats, do missions for alien factions or secure bonus resources
  • Crew Management: assign crew to station facilities to greatly improve their output efficiency, or to ships where they can contribute in unique ways to combat, missions and events
  • Deep Tactical Combat: fight tactical ship or ground battles to resolve hostile events, create a foothold in the sector and ultimately defeat the enemy mothership!
  • Story Events: based on game criteria like rooms-built, alien diplomacy scores or officer traits/skills, the game will produce story events (often with multiple choice outcomes) that can lead to combat, time-related applied bonuses/negatives, officer attribute changes or any number of crazy in-game stories.

System Requirements

Windows
Mac OS X
SteamOS + Linux
    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8 or 10
    • Processor: 2GHZ
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 128MB
    • Storage: 1 GB available space
    Recommended:
    • OS: Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8 or 10
    • Processor: 2GHZ
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 512MB
    • Storage: 1 GB available space
    Minimum:
    • OS: Mac OS X
    • Processor: 2GHZ
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 128MB
    • Storage: 1 GB available space
    Recommended:
    • OS: Mac OS X
    • Processor: 2GHZ
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 512MB
    • Storage: 1 GB available space
    Minimum:
    • OS: Linux Ubuntu
    • Processor: 2GHZ
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 128MB
    • Storage: 1 GB available space
    Recommended:
    • OS: Linux Ubuntu
    • Processor: 2GHZ
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 512MB
    • Storage: 1 GB available space
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