Announcing the release (a bit belatedly, sorry) of this new DLC. Full review coming soon!
Developer: Ashdar Games
Publisher: Iceberg Interactive
Release Date: 19 Oct, 2017
Legacies adds one new minor faction and one new playable faction, the cyborg Tinkers who excel in production. They worship Dzibix, an ancient mega-machine that covers the whole surface of their arid home world of the same name. The Arda Seed are a minor faction who utilize hyperspace lanes, causing hyperspace anomaly locations to pop up in the galaxy. Legacies is the first DLC to explore the causes behind the collapse of the Golden Age and subsequent Great War, Stars in Shadow’s biggest mystery.
New gameplay features are highlighted in the below exclusive first-look video
- New playable faction: Tinkers
- New population type: cyborgs
- New planetary special: Planetary Debris Rings and Asteroid Bases
- Space Habitats and Re-deployable Mobile Stations
- New minor faction: Arda Seed
- New “Hyperspace Anomaly” locations
- Technology Boosts and Researchable Artifacts
- Herald encounters
- New technologies, weapons and encounters
Stars in Shadow is a turn-based 4X strategy game and a vivid tribute to the genre classics, featuring a distinct art style. Compete with alien factions to explore and colonize nearby star systems, build fleets to defend against rivals, negotiate or conquer them. Win by unifying the galaxy, through diplomacy or force.
About Ashdar Games
Ashdar Games is a small development studio based in British Columbia. Stars in Shadow will be its first title. The project is a collaboration between two avid strategy gamers, Sven Olsen and James (Jim) Francis, both of whom are excited to have a chance to create a game in the genre that they love. Sven’s background is in academic computer graphics, while Jim is best known for his web comic, Outsider.