Steel Shadows is a standalone RPG set in the epic universe of Ancient Frontier. Take command of a rag tag band of pirates and outlaws as you fight your way across the Frontier for treasure and glory. Delve into our latest turn based tactical RPG.
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Mixed (16) - 68% of the 16 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date:
Dec 11, 2018

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January 28

Steel Shadows - Patch 1.05



Greetings Commanders! We hope that everyone is enjoying the new year. We bring you a patch today that adds two new features and a group of bug fixes.

New Events

We continue to expand the number of random events in the game. This should continue to make each playthrough even more unique and immerse you in the life of being a fleet commander on the Frontier. This has been a popular addition to the game, and we hope to continue to bring you more events. This patch adds another 5 random events to the pool.


Quality of Life Improvement

Today we have also added a pop-up box to inform you whenever new ships are available to be purchased. We know that it could be tedious checking the market after each story mission to see if there were new ships to buy.


Bug Fixes
  • Fixed a bug where the Hellraiser didn't spawn dialogue.
  • Fixed a bug where the game could save on quitting the game for standard non-ironman games.
  • Fixed a bug on the checks for three achievements. They all can be gained now.
  • Fixed a bug where the Hellraiser pilot portrait could not appear in the Fleet Screen.


And... that's it! We hope everyone continues to enjoy their adventures on the Frontier.

Thank you for playing our games!
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January 4

Steel Shadows - Patch 1.04



Greetings Commanders and Happy New Year! Today we bring you Steam Achievements, a new Mercenary, and several minor bug fixes and tweaks.

Steam Achievements

75 Achievements are now live and working. Almost all of these were already being tracked by the game, so when you first load up a new game you should automatically get credit for the ones you have already completed. We are happy to be able to support this feature now in this title like in all of our other games.


New Mercenary Mission

We have added another unique ship, the Hellraiser, who is sneaking around Crosius. This unique pirate carrier is sure to help late game fleets who are able to find and unlock it.


Tweaks

We slightly altered the deployment values of several of the mercenary ships. In addition we fixed the mission reward for unlocking the Scion. That mission is no longer worth zero.


And that is all for now. We have the trading cards ready to go but are still waiting on Valve's approval to release those, so we can't promise a timeline on that. We are still reading the forums and emails for feedback and bug reports. Finally, we continue to look into adding voice acting to this game perhaps early this year.

Thank you for playing our games!
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About This Game


A new chapter in the world of Ancient Frontier!

Steel Shadows is a standalone RPG set in the epic universe of Ancient Frontier. You do NOT need to own or have played Ancient Frontier to enjoy this content. Take command of a rag tag band of pirates and outlaws as you fight your way across the Frontier for treasure and glory. Delve into our latest turn based tactical RPG.



You play as Rogan Harker, a recently freed convict. He travels to the Frontier to find old friends and start a new life. But the overpowering Federation still controls most of the Frontier, and the new and budding Alliance is no fan of outlaws. Hated and feared, the pirate life is one of constant danger. Friends and allies are hard to find and harder still to keep. Beset on all sides can Rogan find fame and fortune with his fledgling pirate fleet?




  • A full campaign with over 20 story missions
  • Over 50 procedurally generated side missions
  • Dynamic initiative-based turn-based combat
  • Purchase, outfit and control the unique Pirate faction ships
  • Hire and assign crew members that gain experience and power along with your ships
  • Hidden unique mercenaries and ships to add to your fleet
  • Experience over 50 random events
  • Customize your play style by unlocking technologies in an extensive Tech Tree
  • Large, detailed space maps to fight across
  • Three different strategic resources to manage
  • Dozens of different weapon systems and abilities to control
  • Includes both free DLCs; Ancient Frontier - The Crew and Ancient Frontier - Quests and Events

Will you survive the frontier?

Do you like Steel Shadows? Check out the original Ancient Frontier for more!
https://store.steampowered.com/app/521790/Ancient_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.

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