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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MagicWalker Jan 24 2012, 7:29am says:

I think i need to see more from actual gameplay, this is just too little for 15 Eur...

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Montavious Jan 24 2012, 6:30am says:

Like a mix of Space Empires 5 and Sins of the Solar Empire.

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FungusTrooper Jan 24 2012, 6:03am says:

Little bit expensive for a title like this, but I'll keep watching and see if it's worth it!

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keyersuzi Jan 24 2012, 5:44am says:

very nice looking game mate, enjoyed watiching the video for it :D

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AlexVSharp Jan 24 2012, 4:21am says:

Okay, this game looks cool; the management and strategic combat - definitely something I'd play.
However I'm going to go ahead and ask "that" question: Will it be available on Linux?

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liamdawe Jan 24 2012, 5:18am replied:

Please bring it to Linux :)

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OverlordCW Jan 24 2012, 1:42pm replied:

It seems to be build with XNA, so if that is supported on linux (via Mono.Xna I guess) it should work.
Not sure about it though.

Edit: After some research I found out that Mono.Xna is dead, so I guess you are out of luck.

Edit2: This seems to be active:

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AlexVSharp Jan 24 2012, 2:53pm replied:

It can't be that every time I say for a game that "I'd love to play it" suddenly it turns out there's no chance for a Linux version... I'm may be jinxed, but not that much! >:U

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Magmaros Jan 24 2012, 2:45am says:

uh should people be able to buy this already zer0sum, wasn't part of the point of donating through kickstarter to get into the alpha, but it seems you've opened it up to anyone who's dropped 20 bucks?

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ragnarsun Jan 24 2012, 12:20am says:

the art concept style is awesome

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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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