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Stars in Shadow

Rating Summary

Based on 6 critic reviews
Fair Man

OpenCritic Rating

74

Top Critic Average

17%

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Game Information

Available on:PCJan 19, 2017

Developer: Ashdar Games

Publisher: Iceberg Interactive

Genre: Strategy

Stars in Shadow is a turn-based 4X science fiction strategy game. Explore the stars, settle distant worlds, and build an interstellar empire. Recover ancient technologies and negotiate with alien leaders. Created by a pair of passionate strategy gamers, Stars in Shadow features streamlined empire management, sophisticated turn-based tactical combat, and detailed world building.

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Attack of the Fanboy

Attack of the Fanboy

A great introduction to the 4x genre, Stars in Shadow succeeds at everything it aims for.   The art style is amazing, the gameplay is fun and factions are interesting, held back by only a few lacking systems.

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Wccftech

7 / 10.0
Chris Wray

Stars in Shadow, developed by a two man team, offers a compelling but simple approach to the 4X Strategy game genre. While lacking some depth in the grand scale, it more than makes up for it with compelling ship battles, using custom designed ships that offer a great amount of customization.

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The Digital Fix

7 / 10.0
The Digital Fix

Stars in Shadow is a surprisingly competent throwback to classic 4X games, but shines brightest when toying with new ideas.

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GameWatcher

9 / 10.0
GameWatcher

Stars in Shadow has some limitations that are defined by its indie development, but exceeds preconceptions with the amount of content and its near flawless execution. It's an indie game truly for the 4Xer to revel in.

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