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.
Imagine you’re on a spaceship with just enough fuel to get to your next destination. All of a sudden, you encounter a hostile extraterrestrial group. You power up your missiles and lasers and do battle. Already your ship has received extensive damage from previous encounters with rebel groups and pirates. Still, you carry on and battle as hard as you can. You realize your aggressors have sent aliens to invade your ship and damage your weapons and shield systems. Then, as if things weren’t already bad, the room with your oxygen system catches fire because you’re too close to a sun-like star. Ah, the life of a space traveler. This is just one of the few scenarios that occurred to me during a playthrough of FTL: Faster Than Light. Believe me when I tell you that it... Read Review