FTL’s spaceship/save the galaxy simulation was very highly praised when it released on PC, even garnering a few Game of the Year nominations from major publications along the way. Its iOS port is no different with a 4+ star rating from over 3,000 gamers. Even better, it just hit its lowest price ever on the App Store. Regularly $10, you can now download FTL: Faster Than Light on iPad for just $2.99. Previous to today’s sale the lowest we had ever seen it drop to was $5. Note: “Only compatible with iPad 2 or newer — Will NOT run on iPad 1!”
iPad: FTL: Faster Than Light: $3 (Reg. $10)
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***WARNING – Only compatible with iPad 2 or newer — Will NOT run on iPad 1! ****
The award winning PC spaceship simulation game from Subset Games comes to iPad! Includes the free expansion, FTL: Advanced Edition, which adds new ships, enemies, events, weapons, and more!
In FTL you experience the atmosphere of running a spaceship trying to save the galaxy. It’s a dangerous mission, with every encounter presenting a unique challenge with multiple solutions. What will you do if a heavy missile barrage shuts down your shields? Reroute all power to the engines in an attempt to escape, power up additional weapons to blow your enemy out of the sky, or take the fight to them with a boarding party? This “spaceship simulation roguelike-like” allows you to take your ship and crew on an adventure through a randomly generated galaxy filled with glory and bitter defeat.
– Give orders to your crew, manage ship power distribution and choose weapon targets in the heat of battle.
– Pause the game mid-combat to evaluate your strategy and give orders.
– Upgrade your ship and unlock new ones with the help of seven diverse alien races.
– Hundreds of text based encounters will force you to make tough decisions.
– Each play-through will feature different enemies, events, and results to your decisions. No two play-throughs will be quite the same.
– Permadeath means when you die, there’s no coming back. The constant threat of defeat adds importance and tension to every action.
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