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Sneak Peek: The Last Federation
« on: October 21, 2013, 09:53:05 AM »
Original: http://christophermpark.blogspot.com/2013/10/sneak-peek-last-federation.html


We're always keeping busy here at Arcen, and we want to show you a bit of what we're working on now.

The Last Federation is a space-based mix of strategy and tactics in which you control a small mercenary fleet on an unusual mission: the formation of the first and last solar federation.  Undertake mercenary contracts, fight pirates, customize ships, research technologies, and use your growing bargaining power to strong-arm planetary governments into doing your will.  Battles are quick and vicious, and, like Bionic Dues, the game is easy to pick up and play in quick bursts.

Yours is a very personal mission: not even your own crew knows your true intentions.

We're expecting a private alpha in about a month, and then a general release probably in January.  We look forward to sharing more about it with you soon!
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Re: Sneak Peek: The Last Federation
« Reply #1 on: October 21, 2013, 10:37:16 AM »
And they just keep coming!   :D

Will this be real time or turn based?

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Re: Sneak Peek: The Last Federation
« Reply #2 on: October 21, 2013, 10:37:41 AM »
Pauseable realtime. :)
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Re: Sneak Peek: The Last Federation
« Reply #3 on: October 21, 2013, 10:45:09 AM »
And never was a better choice made. Real Time with Pause for the win!
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Re: Sneak Peek: The Last Federation
« Reply #4 on: October 21, 2013, 12:14:07 PM »
Alright, the most exciting concept yet.

I'm excited  :)
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Re: Sneak Peek: The Last Federation
« Reply #5 on: October 21, 2013, 12:30:30 PM »
Cool stuff! Looking forward to the alpha. Definitely sounds much better than *shudder* commerce to me ;D.
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Re: Sneak Peek: The Last Federation
« Reply #6 on: October 21, 2013, 12:41:45 PM »
I'll just go ahead and ask about how to join the Alpha. I feel the need to contribute a little  :D
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Re: Sneak Peek: The Last Federation
« Reply #7 on: October 21, 2013, 12:58:14 PM »
Am I the only one getting a dead link to this sub-forum's icon?

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Re: Sneak Peek: The Last Federation
« Reply #8 on: October 21, 2013, 01:16:52 PM »
Am I the only one getting a dead link to this sub-forum's icon?
Nope.
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Re: Sneak Peek: The Last Federation
« Reply #9 on: October 21, 2013, 01:51:44 PM »
SPACE!
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Re: Sneak Peek: The Last Federation
« Reply #10 on: October 21, 2013, 01:55:23 PM »
"strong arming?" would be neat to play a leader whose alignment is ambiguous
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Re: Sneak Peek: The Last Federation
« Reply #11 on: October 21, 2013, 02:04:18 PM »
:)  WooHoo!!
Yes!!!!!!!

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(I like the 'Last Federation' moniker better than StarPort 28, i mean StarPort sounds cool, just not quite as cool as 'The Last Federation'!!  :)   Nice graphics!  I am looking forward to this one! Hopefully i can contribute more than i did for BD, which is really nice, but this is space!!!  :)


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Re: Sneak Peek: The Last Federation
« Reply #12 on: October 21, 2013, 02:29:35 PM »
I'm still trying to wrap my brain around what this is after reading the description.  Sounds potentially pretty cool though.

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Re: Sneak Peek: The Last Federation
« Reply #13 on: October 21, 2013, 04:17:41 PM »
This sounds like something right up my alley (unlike well.. everything you guys have done since AI War, even though I bought it all). Chalk me up for an alpha tester when that is available.

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Re: Sneak Peek: The Last Federation
« Reply #14 on: October 21, 2013, 04:19:17 PM »
Sounds interesting.