You took your time
by Harry Slater 2/5/2013
Product: Star Command
Publisher: War Balloon Games
Format: Android, iPhone, iPad
Genre: Casual, Strategy
I don't want to dwell too much on what Star Command isn't. It might not be the game we've all been hoping for, and it might lack a lot of the features originally promised, but you can't judge something on what might have been.
What it is is a fun, often engaging space opera that's punctuated by bouts of intergalactic violence. It's simple, and it lacks any hook sharp enough to sink itself into you too deep, but there's still fun to be had meeting interesting new species and firing your lasers at them.
Star Command is a game of two parts. First you're building up your ship, adding new rooms, and recruiting the crew to keep everything running smoothly. Adding crew members to a room assigns them a role.
While blasting aliens out of the sky can be fun, Star Command lacks the depth of a true space sim
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