Crying Suns is a tactical rogue-lite that puts you in the role of a space fleet commander as you explore a mysteriously fallen empire. In this story rich experience inspired by Dune and Foundation, each successful run will uncover the truth about the Empire... and yourself as well.
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“Just from that demo, I’m really digging it! I love the art, which blends 2D pixel imagery with 3D models, and the more sedate pacing and variety of experiences made me feel very much in command of such a big ship.”
Kotaku

“It looks excellent, and aims to blend the tight resource management and decision making of FTL with more freeform exploration, putting a bigger emphasis on story than FTL did.”
PC Gamer

“After playing the demo, I feel this is one to keep an eye on.”
Rock, Paper, Shotgun

About This Game

When FTL meets Foundation... and Dune


Crying Suns is a tactical rogue-lite that puts you in the role of a space fleet commander as you explore a mysteriously fallen empire.

In this story rich experience inspired by Dune and Foundation, each successful run will uncover the truth about the Empire... and yourself as well.

Main Features


- Space exploration in a procedurally-generated universe
- Tactical fights between battleships and their squadron fleets
- More than 300 possible story events
- A deep and dramatic storyline structured in 6 chapters
- A dark and disturbing atmosphere inspired by our favorite S-F universes (Foundation, Dune, Battlestar Galactica)

Prepare to die often, it's a rogue-lite game... And it's a hard one…

The story: The epic journey of a clone


After 700 years of peace and prosperity, the Galactic Empire has suddenly been shattered into pieces. The OMNIs, god-like machines which did everything for their human masters, have mysteriously shut down. And humankind, having long since lost the ability to survive on its own, is dangerously close to extinction. But somewhere in a far corner of the Galaxy is Gehenna, a planet of ice and rock and a top-secret facility that is the pinnacle of Imperial Tech and also humanity’s last chance.

You are a clone of Admiral Ellys Idaho, a weapon fashioned from flesh, the best Imperial Admiral ever to battle in the stars and you have just been awoken on this planet by its strange and darkly-humorous Guardian, Kaliban, the last functional OMNI to exist.

Your mission: skillfully command a battleship through the Empire's now chaotic, violent clusters ––where one wrong move could be your last–– as you try to reactivate the OMNIs and save the future of all humankind. But you must leave Gehenna now.... for time has almost run out.

Platforms

Crying Suns will be available at first on PC and Mac. We also planned to release the game on iPad soon after the desktop version.

System Requirements

Windows
Mac OS X
    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows 7+ (32/64 bits)
    • Processor: Dual-core 2.5 GHz or equivalent
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Dedicated GPU, 1 GB VRAM/ AMD HD5750 or equivalent
    • DirectX: Version 10
    • Storage: 2 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: Minimal resolution: 1280*720
    Recommended:
    • OS: Windows 10 64-bit
    • Processor: Core i3 2,5 GHz or equivalent
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Dedicated GPU, 2 GB VRAM / GTX 750ti or equivalent
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Storage: 2 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: Recommended resolution: 1920x1080 (Can go up to 5K@60FPS with high end gpu)
    Minimum:
    • OS: macOS 10.11 El Capitan
    • Processor: Dual-core 2.5 GHz or equivalent
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Dedicated GPU, 512 Mo VRAM / AMD HD5750 or equivalent
    • Storage: 2 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: Minimal resolution: 1280x720
    Recommended:
    • OS: macOS 10.11 El Capitan
    • Processor: Quad-core Core i5 3,2 GHz
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Dedicated GPU, 2 GB VRAM / Radeaon R9 M390
    • Storage: 2 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: Recommended resolution: 1920x1080 (Can go up to 5K@60FPS with high end gpu)
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