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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zer0sumgames Jan 21 2012, 1:37am says:

I've got to think long and hard on boarding actions. I'm entertaining the concept of assault shuttles. As you would expect, they would be pretty fragile.

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Isimiel Jan 21 2012, 9:48am replied:

you could also add boarding torpedos ( and assualt boats (

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zer0sumgames Jan 18 2012, 6:15pm says:

Yes of course, as many ships as your empire can sustain

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Isimiel Jan 18 2012, 6:35pm replied:

woot "shakes with anticipation" will there be boarding actions

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Isimiel Jan 18 2012, 5:48pm says:

watching and will you be able to build multiple capital ships in addition to your flagship?

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12doze12 Dec 20 2011, 7:00am says:

Wow, this looks awesome, that ship costumazation looks really nice, reminds me of Gratuitous Space Battles.

Looks promissing

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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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