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Zigfrak is a space-based action RPG, featuring missions, exploration, and crafting. With an emphasis on loot and over-the-top items, it’s not a traditional space sim. Enemy ships explode like loot piñatas, spewing forth useful pickups.

The game employs subtle humor to poke light at a dark situation -- a human civil war on a galactic scale, complicated by the invasion of technologically superior aliens. During the campaign, players encounter clues and artifacts which could reveal ancient secrets of humanity.

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When the Xenoid threat was discovered, human society was thrust into an era of martial law. Security became top priority, at the cost of individual liberty.

In the face of this growing oppression, many left their homeworlds in search of freedom. The Freerunners fled, to explore and settle the new frontier planets.

When Enforcers from the homeworld pursued them in a military effort, the Freerunners were forced to defend themselves. This was the beginning of the great human civil war which continues to this day.

In hope of defending your settlements against threats, both human and alien, you have enlisted as a pilot with the Freerunners.


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Zigfrak Beta 8

Zigfrak Beta 8

4 years ago News 0 comments

Zigfrak is a third-person space shooter and RPG for Windows and Mac, currently in open beta and gearing up for release! Beta 8 includes a plethora of...

Zigfrak Beta 7.0

Zigfrak Beta 7.0

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Zigfrak Beta 7.0 was released last week. Highlights include new tutorial and high-end content, also a fair amount of bug fixes and technical improvements...

Zigfrak Beta 5

Zigfrak Beta 5

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Zigrak Beta 5 and a new game manual are now available for download.

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aayars Creator
aayars Jun 5 2015 says:

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walissonhsantos Mar 11 2014 says:

Gosto muito de jogos de nave e queria mais jogos desse tipo com Single e Multi... compartilhei na minha pagina junto a outros jogos quem quiser curtir ta aki >

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Nergal01 Mar 11 2014 says:

Any possibility of bringing brand new contents (esp. new ships and campaigns) someday?

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aayars Creator
aayars Mar 16 2014 replied:

it's a possibility, nothing concrete to announce yet though.

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Silent_Scream Dec 15 2013 says:

Do you know when the steam keys for this game will be out?

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aayars Creator
aayars Dec 17 2013 replied:

If you bought the game here, a Steam code should now be available on your collection page.

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System_Shock_ Jan 6 2014 replied:

There's still no Steam key on my Collection page... is there any update to this? Thanks!

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System_Shock_ Jan 14 2014 replied:

Edit: This link has helped to clear the confusion ;)

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DonGiovanni Dec 15 2013 says:

Now that Zigfrak has been released on Steam will Desura users be able to get their Steam keys soon? Thanks in advance and great game BTW!

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purepongage Dec 13 2013 says:

I went through comments and didn't find a comment that talks about this, but I've purchased the game on Steam and am running on 64-bit Linux (thanks for the Linux support!), and I have a small problem. When using the mouse to look around, the mouse pointer is not frozen, so that if you hit the edge of the display, you can no longer look in that direction. I've tried on various display modes and haven't found one that's stopped the mouse while looking around. Is this a known issue, and is there a workaround?

Checked main forums and learned that it's known to be finicky with Linux. I will note that I'm using a tiling window manager (hlwm), which might be the cause for these issues. Unlike that thread though, everything does work for me, just that the mouse doesn't get frozen. I'll see if I can find a workaround.

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aayars Creator
aayars Dec 15 2013 replied:

Hey there,

Confirmed -- we had to disable cursor locking in Linux, because it causes bizarre behavior when reading the input values. We'll see if this has been fixed in the latest Unity3D, and ping their support again if needed.


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Highest Rated (4 agree) 10/10

Great new approach to space shooters. Open world (ilovit), crafting, docking spacecrafts and looting. Boobietrapped loot. This programmer makes you crave for more! Keep on the great work. Cudos!

Jan 23 2012 by kujahn

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