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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DarkMajor21 Apr 28 2013, 6:33pm says:

Congrats! You are number four in top sellers on steam.

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Lordxorn Apr 28 2013, 6:48pm replied:

Congrats? Yeah thanks for abandoning your early Desura customers. Hasn't been an article update on Desura for over a year and the version is old. Yeah congrats on losing me as a customer forever..

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DarkMajor21 Apr 28 2013, 6:52pm replied:

Well I got the game on steam, so... Also maybe you did not see this "Hi guys. I am going to provide Steam keys to Desura who will be able to fulfil the Steam key requests. I cannot possibly do it myself as there are too many of you. However, I am uploading the retail version here right now." zer0sumgames

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Guest Apr 28 2013, 8:38pm replied:

Well obviously you got the game on steam, which is why your congratulating them on being number 4 in steam. However, I am pointing out that there are numerous Desura customers of Zero's that were abandoned because they saw more money to make on the Steam platform. Once they switched to Steam, the Desura version was not updated as fast as Steam and has still not got the final release.

In other, for you simple minded folk, what is Steam still had Beta version and only Desura users got the release version?

It is obvious Dan is basically telling Desura Alpha funders that he could care less for their support (which by the way you Steam trolls would not have the game without the Desura funding) because we are too many to reply too. He is also blaming Desura for not publishing the updates, but oddly enough other devs do not have this problem.

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Morthranduil Apr 28 2013, 9:01am says:

Damn this is bugging me x_X

How do you delete fleets? >_>

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zer0sumgames Apr 27 2013, 4:25pm says:

Hi guys. I am going to provide Steam keys to Desura who will be able to fulfil the Steam key requests. I cannot possibly do it myself as there are too many of you. However, I am uploading the retail version here right now.

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Avathar.rauko Apr 29 2013, 4:19am replied:

Thnx Zer0, i know you didnt forget us and the game turned out awsome cant wait for a key to play the full version

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Xerberus86 Apr 28 2013, 7:08am replied:

thank you very much!

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Azatarai Apr 27 2013, 6:58pm replied:

For this I am glad, I was starting to worry I would never see the retail uploaded here.

Thank you!

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Styper Apr 27 2013, 11:34am says:

Anyone know how to get a refund? I don't wanna wait for steam key forever/desura update...

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dezgard Apr 27 2013, 11:41am replied:

i'm looking to do the same :( refund from desura then maybe buy on steam.

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Styper Apr 27 2013, 11:43am replied:

Sent PM about steam key 16 days ago, still no response...

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surray Apr 29 2013, 4:14am replied:

16 days? HA. Over 5 months ago for me.
At least we now finally got an updated version 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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