Star Traders RPG Elite

Star Traders RPG Elite

50,000 - 100,000 downloads

Pros
  • Tutorial
  • Level of complexity and detailed
  • Upgrading system
  • Management features
Cons
  • Learning curve is too steep
  • Graphics
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Expert's Review
7.0
Great

"Space matters"

Reviewed by / Oct 28, 2013

Star Traders RPG is a retro-inspired space-themed RPG

Be ready to conquer the space through war, diplomacy or economic supremacy. In Stars Traders RPG you embody a space captain which goal is to boost the power of his faction, grow the fleet and bring the other factions under control.

Your adventure starts by choosing the captain name, the starting profession (up to 10: spy, explorer, merchant...), the starting level of difficult (up to 8 from basic to "impossible"), the starting ship and the starting faction. Each faction is powerful in one field: military, politics, industry, trading... Choose the one that fits you best and spread it out the space.

You're the captain, so the ship follows your orders: move it from one planet to the next, invade enemy's bases and secure the area. Green sectors are safer than those marked with read beacons but you can move wherever you want. However, take into account that you can run out of water-fuel, what you need for flying, landing and docking.

Obviously, you also need money for purchasing supplies, repair or upgrade your ships and entertain your crew. Bear in mind that this is a manager-like RPG. Thus, You must show off your management skills in a comprehensive way.

Graphics won't amaze you, it's true. Star Traders RPG is set in top-down retro graphics, with that touch that scenery that reminds first 90's space RPG games. If you are OK with that, you will enjoy the game due to the level of detail and complexity.

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Developer's original description available here
Star Traders Elite is 60% off on a weekend sale!

Play the free RPG version "Star Traders RPG" before you purchase Elite and enjoy hours of turn-based strategy in the Quadrant for free! The Trese Brothers never run ads in our games -- enjoy an ad free, permission free experience!

Command your officers and crew from the bridge of your star ship as you travel, trade, and battle across the immense Star Traders Quadrant. Employ a wide variety of strategies as an Assassin, Bounty Hunter, Trader, Pirate or Smuggler. Can you manage your resources, crew and officers well enough to turn a profit in the complex economy that’s sprawling across the on-going interstellar conflict?

Upgrade and experience the Elite edition! You can copy all your captains to the paid edition! Elite includes more than 200 new planets, more than 2,000 new sectors in the massive galaxy, over 400 new ships, twice as many rumors and officers, and more unique art.

This epic space pirate RPG offers a deep and challenging world and economy to Star Trading captains. You must navigate the waters of Quadrant politics and chose sides among the competing Factions, or take a risk and stay independent. Enjoy endless replay value in this deep space civ and trading simulation which allows you to take any path you want as a captain. Act as a pirate against the merchants using the great shipping lanes, join the Solar War as a military captain, or hunt targets across the Quadrant as a fearsome bounty hunter!

Star Traders is a turn-based strategy role playing game (RPG) inspired by games such as Space Trader, Master of Orion, Elite and many other classic titles. If you enjoy retro games, adventure and tactics games, Action RPG or Sci-fi RPG with complex depth like Master of Orion, you may enjoy the Star Traders space trading simulation.

Our development team is actively continuing development and updates of this indie RPG based on your feedback and is regularly updated with new content, features, and fixes. Please email us with suggestions or bugs!

As a Star Trading captain in this strategy RPG you will:
- Explore more than 300 planets
- Trade in and manipulate the complex and deep economy in our economic simulator
- Buy, sell, and battle over 600 unique starcraft
- Customize and design your space craft with more than 60 upgrades
- Fully customize your captain (picking from 6 classes), officers and space ships
- Read over the comments to see Star Traders is rated as one of the best RPGs by many players

Experience the Elite upgrade: the epic new content includes 2,000 new sectors, 200 additional planets, and hundreds of additional ships, more rumors, art board, and officers. And you can copy any captain from Star Traders (free) to Elite!

Your command of the ship is under constant threat, both internal and external. Can you manage your resources, crew, officers well to enough to turn a profit?

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Recently changed in this version

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v5.7.7 - 1/11/2015
- New Ship: Ultra Cruiser
- New Ship: Phantom Cruiser
- Improved Support for Nexus 6 and 560 DPI Devices
- Improved Zoom Map Performance and Rendering
- Officer bug fixes and contract balancing

v5.7.5 - 12/17/2014
- Fixed bugs with Ship Designer IAP
- Improved support for Android 4.4 and 5.0
- Fixed Reported Crashes
- Enemy Smuggler AI Updates

v5.7.3 - 12/15/2014
- Improved Game Store and IAP


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  • (75)

    by Josh Ramos on 18/01/2015

    THANK YOU CORY TRESE

  • (75)

    by John Campbell-white on 18/01/2015

    im enjoying it an improvement on the original.

  • (75)

    by james strickland on 16/01/2015

    I've played this for ages over different phones works gr8 on all love the design your own craft update

  • (75)

    by Freddy Gutierrez on 16/01/2015

    Love this

  • (75)

    by Craig Leggett on 14/01/2015

    Good game,no annoying pop ups

  • (75)

    by bardon keene on 13/01/2015

    Used to be great now it opens many screens when I pull into a dock or planet when I try to trade have to buy five times in order for it to register because of how many screens it opened. I wish I could have my money back but oh well.

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