Become the captain of a stellar cruiser and cross the galaxy to save the Interestellar Republic. During your journey you will have to make important decisions, improve the weaponry of your ship and fight against numerous enemies.
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Q2 2019

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Available: Q2 2019


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March 5

Game modes and news

News from the latest Alpha update
Backers with access to the Alpha (those who paid 100€ or more) can now play the second chapter in the main storyline.

We have also added a character editor as a new feature. The editor lets you create a captain of your choosing. Shape their look any way you like, change their name, background and even special attributes.

Right now we are adding new events and main missions to the game and in a few weeks we will work on important features such as controls, performance issues, camera etc…

Game modes and salvage pods
One of the most asked questions we have received is about the stash system on the stations and the salvage pods. We’d like to clear up that salvage pods are completely free. Between the Stars will not have any form of in game purchases.

-Salvage Pods are rewards obtained when sacking a destroyed enemy ship, or purchasing it in certain space stations. In them we will find weapons, systems, materials, money… A juicy bit of loot that you’ll want to open immediately. These boxes can also be stashed away on stations so you can open them further along on other play throughs.

-Space station stashes will allow you to store these boxes in order to recover them on other playthroughs after your death. This will let captains to supply themselves prior to a new battle. Every time your captain dies you will have a series of penalty’s depending on your chosen method of play.

-Normal Mode: Your captain’s death penalizes you.
You will appear in your previous save point, with your captain and crew intact (if they were still alive at this point). Nonetheless, you will lose all weapons and objects in your inventory (keeping items coupled to your ship). In this moment a thrifty captain will have access to loot boxes that he had stored up for himself previously in his stash to be able to stock up and continue on the adventure.

-Hard mode: Death is the end.
Your captain’s death is the end of the game, but not the end of the game. In the next playthrough you’ll have access to your blueprints, unlocked ships, and salvage pods that you had stashed away on the station when you start fresh.
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February 7

Demo version update

Hello everyone!

We've updated the demo so it is on-par with the main game.

We've added the following:
  • More inventory space and stackable items.
  • You can open multiple boxes at once to save time.
  • We have modified the space station menu with location points.
  • Stellar map updated.
  • General performance has been improved.
  • You can now change keybindings.
  • Modified loot system, you no longer have to search for the red dot.
  • Dice rolls on events.
  • We have added a dice battle (although it is difficult to get it to show up currently!).

As you can see we've been very busy! We hope you guys join us when we launch Early Access in May!

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About This Game

Between the Stars is a space action video game with traces of RPG, management and roguelike elements that puts you in the shoes of a stellar cruiser Captain. Your mission is to protect the civilized world fighting the Children of the Sun, the faction that dominates the outer worlds of the known universe. To carry out your mission you will have to cross the galaxy, face new challenges in each jump, make difficult decisions that will affect your ship, your crew and the world around you, improve your ship's equipment and fight in exciting battles to survive.

  • Fight in intense space battles.
  • Use the special abilities of your ship at the right time to make a difference on the battlefield.

  • Unlock new ships through achievements. Each ship has its own style and special abilities that makes it unique.
  • Choose your captain in each game. The captain brings his fighting style and unique bonuses to the ship, but keep in mind that death is permanent and if they dies in the game you will not be able to choose it again and a new captain will replace it.
  • Captains have an unique look and attributes combination.

  • Sectors, star maps, enemies and space stations are procedurally generated. No game will be like the previous one!
  • Defeat the Children of the Sun accomplishing the missions assigned to you by the high command of the star fleet.

  • Equip your ship and upgrade your equipment during the course of the adventure.
  • Recruit new crew to replace the casualties and make the right decisions to increase their level more quickly and keep your crew safe.
  • Hundreds of different events will test your ability and your crew.
  • The decisions that you make in each event will condition the evolution of the game and may cause your captain to gain attributes.

System Requirements

    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: Win 7 SP1, Win 8.1 (64-bit Operating System Required)
    • Processor: Intel Core i3-4330 @ 3.50GHz / AMD FX-4330
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: GeForce GTX 660 Ti / Radeon R9 270X
    • DirectX: Version 10
    • Storage: 5 GB available space
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: Win 7 SP1, Win 8.1 (64-bit Operating System Required)
    • Processor: Intel Core i5-2500K @ 3.30GHz / AMD FX-6300 Six-Core
    • Memory: 16 GB RAM
    • Graphics: GeForce GTX 1060 / Radeon RX 470
    • DirectX: Version 10
    • Storage: 5 GB available space

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