StarDrive is a 4X Action-Strategy game where the goal is to build a space empire. Starting with a single planet and a small number of space-worthy vessels, you forge out into the galaxy, exploring new worlds, building new colonies, and discovering the StarDrive universe. The heart of StarDrive is its ship design and combat engine. StarDrive takes a module-based approach to ship design, allowing the player to create custom ship designs where the composition and placement of ship modules really matters to the performance of a ship in combat. In combat, if your portside armor is taking a beating, then rotate around and show them the starboard side! Hide behind a friendly capital ship's shields, warp into and out of the fray, launch fighters, lay mines, and so much more.

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2 comments by zer0sumgames on Jun 4th, 2012

StarDrive development is going strong and we are on target to meet all of our timing goals. I've seen a few postings here in the comments that there have been no updates for 3 months. And, looking at the news section here, that's true!

However, this is because we shifted everything over to our new website and forums. For the main updates on game progress, please register at and become a member of our forum!

Every time there is news or a discussion of features, it will be there on the forum. It is also the best place to request features and to highlight any bugs you find in the alpha tests.

A new patch will be posted to Desura today, so stay tuned for those patch notes.

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syralak May 6 2013, 8:07pm says:

Is this the lastest version ? says 10 months sence last update.

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syralak May 7 2013, 9:05pm replied:

ive watched a letspaly of the steam version but steam wont work on my compy for some reason. and ill buy it here as soon as its at equal versions .

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Fluffeh May 7 2013, 8:14pm replied:

Official page shows it's still in pre-order stage ^.^ but for what's already there i give it a 10/10 already, just needs more of everything.

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Silverhawk85 May 7 2013, 6:28am replied:

I don't think so. :S

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Silverhawk85 May 6 2013, 5:19am says:

Is this a non steam version and does it has a standalone installer?

It's important to me to gat a DRM-free version (must be up to date).

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johnmatthais May 6 2013, 10:03am replied:

Agreed. I'd appreciate a DRM-free option.

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EdCarnby May 6 2013, 9:52am replied:

Me too.

Want DRM-free version.

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Theta.Sigma May 8 2013, 8:58am replied:

I thought it was DRM-free, to be fair, even the version from Steam.

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letseatmushrooms May 5 2013, 3:42am says:

stoked for my steam key.

i bought this game way too long ago to mind waiting any longer.

i suppose i'll get it when i get it.

as for this ridiculous argument about "Who's fault it is" i'd say its as much everyone involved's fault.

the dev made an empty promise because he didn't expect (?) to sell so many copies in alpha.
everyone insulting the dev for not giving them a steam key for his product (cause that somehow helps)

getting pissy in the comment section isn't helping you get your steam keys lol
(just like my not being a **** isn't helping me get mine)
to be honest, i'm just happy that i will be getting one.

everyone needs to calm down, people who bought the game on steam included.
obviously they're on the dev's side because they were provided with keys immediately.

i played what desura had of this a month or so ago.
god damn i can't wait to shift this one to my steam library. its gonna be grand.
in the meantime, i'll get back to playing gnomoria

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modfish101_ Apr 30 2013, 11:37am says:

Got my Steam key here:

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Highest Rated (22 agree) 10/10

Based on the alpha it has alot of potential!

Jan 22 2012, 10:34am by Isimiel

Lowest Rated (6 agree) 1/10

As kickstarter backer I am very disatisfied to see it released here while kickstarters don't have access to the game.

Due to this I rate this game a 1 due to lack of support of the developer for early supporters. Due to this I don't expect the developer to support this game long-term.

Feb 10 2012, 7:33am by iozay

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