Astro Emporia is a simple turn based strategy where your objective is to make as much money in a limited amount of turns. The game is designed to play a game in a few minutes which at the end you will get a high score. While the amount you buy and sell for and the resource availability is randomised each time you visit a planet, there are tactics that enable you to increase your chances at getting a profit. The initial release will let you compete against your own high scores. New modes and online scores are planned for future releases. Also available on Google Play Store.

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0 comments by SquirrelbotGames on Apr 17th, 2014

Astro Emporia 1.2 is about to be released.

This release will introduce the entire new interface and graphics style update.

What’s new in the release :

  • Game interface overhaul.
  • Graphics update.
  • Mobile Release.

Main Game Interface :

  • Planets have labels that allow you to see what type they are and what resource type they are seeking next turn.
  • Your Ships cargo resource types are now always visible at the top of the screen.
  • Icons to represent resource types.
  • Icons to represent each resource.
  • New upgrade ship options to support the new ship models.
  • Can now Jettison a resource to make space.

Graphics Update :

  • All the graphics for the interface have been updated.
  • Graphics for the planets have been updated to be more consistent.
  • New ship models.

Mobile release :

  • The game is being released on the Android platform.

Screenshots and new Promo Video :


The next update should bring a new game mode and some more tweaks.


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SquirrelbotGames Creator
SquirrelbotGames Dec 8 2013, 7:37pm says:

Just another update. The update is coming along. Most of the game has been re-factored and the new interface is currently being implemented. A news article will be posted in the future with new media displaying the changes so a chance for feedback can be given before the update is released.

Thanks for waiting.

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SquirrelbotGames Creator
SquirrelbotGames Nov 19 2013, 11:02pm says:

Hi all.
Just wanted to give an update with some of the things in development.

- New Interface. The current interface is going to be replaced with something that should be easier and quicker to navigate.
- New models for ships and different method of upgrade. Upgrading wont happen by adding containers but by buying larger ships.
- Selecting a planet to travel to will only take a single click now.
- Resource types will be indicated via icons instead of text. Should make it faster to identify.
- Planets will always have type and what they are seeking visible. No need to search for info.
A pretty big re-write to the code to make it faster and more efficient.

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SquirrelbotGames Creator
SquirrelbotGames Oct 15 2013, 11:49pm says:

Finally after about 2 months moving work can resume on Astro Emporia.

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paperjon Sep 9 2013, 6:10am says:

Hey just brought this thanks for supporting Linux, I am looking forward to future updates :D
Also something you may want to look into is I had to install "ttf-ms-fonts" to get the text to show. Try switching to an open font :D

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SquirrelbotGames Creator
SquirrelbotGames Sep 10 2013, 6:52am replied:

Thanks for the heads up. I will change the fonts in the next release. Still in the process of moving so will be a little while before I can get the next update out.

Thanks a heap for buying it and all my deskrop games will be available for Linux.

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SquirrelbotGames Creator
SquirrelbotGames Aug 25 2013, 7:45am says:

Hi All,
Been working on new interface and extra features but will have to stop working on it for a short while while I move interstate. When I get settled I will post some updates.



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liamdawe Jul 21 2013, 7:33am says:

Thanks for supporting Linux <3

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SquirrelbotGames Creator
SquirrelbotGames Jul 21 2013, 9:20am replied:

No Problem. I probably spend more time in Linux then Windows. I also plan on making more Linux games down the track. (After I add more features to this game.)

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richtofen115 Aug 6 2013, 3:51am replied:

i used to use windows, then it just started ******* me off on everything i did :P

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SquirrelbotGames Creator
SquirrelbotGames Aug 6 2013, 5:31am replied:

Yeah. Since I use multiple platforms I try and do stuff on all of them. But I live in linux for my day job and I love it.

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liamdawe Jul 21 2013, 1:25pm replied:

Excellent, let me know when more games come out, already gave you a shout out on :)

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