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demo for Xenonauts, a spiritual successor to the classic X-Com strategy games.
Xenonauts is a single-player PC strategy game. Primarily a strategy game, it straddles several sub-genres and so we've resorted to describing it as a 'planetary defence simulator'. The player is in control of an organisation tasked with defending the planet against extraterrestrial invasion; establishing bases across the world that house the aircraft, scientists, technicians and soldiers that will be used to protect humanity. The skies must be defended against alien incursion, while ground teams must be sent into combat to capture crashed UFOs or cleanse terror sites to retain the confidence of funding nations and capture new extraterrestrial artefacts and technology to study. As the game goes on, the player researches the captured artefacts to unlock new units and battlefield technology to use in the fight against the aliens while slowly discovering their origins, eventually learning enough to defeat the alien invasion - assuming that they have not already been overrun!
All this probably sounds familiar to some readers Xenonauts is a spiritual successor to the classic X-Com strategy games. We are aiming to take the original mechanics and update them for the modern age, making them easier to use and more in-depth without changing the fundamentals. All the classic features are present and accounted for things like turn-based combat, destructible environments, soldier permadeath and large squad sizes (youll need them)!
Don't just take our word for it, though - you can download our latest development build [here] and make your mind up for yourself.
There's still plenty of work to do done on the game, a lot to do with the interface and usability, but we hope it is advanced enough for you to see what we are shooting for for the final game!
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