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Solar Settlers

Post by tgb » Fri Jul 21, 2017 6:55 pm

From the guys who made Axes & Acres and Minos Strategos.

Not GOTY material, but pretty damn good.
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Re: Solar Settlers

Post by BrickRoadDX » Mon Jul 24, 2017 2:39 pm

tgb wrote: Not GOTY material, but pretty damn good.
Hey man, I'll take it! Glad you're having fun :)

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Re: Solar Settlers

Post by LordMortis » Mon Jul 24, 2017 2:45 pm

I don't know if I should consider you our Most Valuable Gamer or if I should curse you for posting snippets from so many games.

Anyhoo, looks interesting at the right price point for what appears to be a space age solitaire game based on the Steam Page.

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Re: Solar Settlers

Post by coopasonic » Mon Jul 24, 2017 2:48 pm

Solar Settlers is a card-driven space exploration strategy game
I... uhh... wha?

I need to see a Let's Play, but I am intrigued.
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Re: Solar Settlers

Post by Greybriar » Mon Jul 24, 2017 3:02 pm

coopasonic wrote:
Solar Settlers is a card-driven space exploration strategy game
I... uhh... wha?

I need to see a Let's Play, but I am intrigued.
Perhaps this YouTube video that James Allen did three days ago will prove useful to you.
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Re: Solar Settlers

Post by coopasonic » Mon Jul 24, 2017 7:45 pm

Thanks for the link. That looks pretty interesting. I'll put it on the maybe pile.
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Re: Solar Settlers

Post by LordMortis » Mon Jul 24, 2017 9:15 pm

Bought it. Enjoying it for what it is. It will probably last a while for me, which makes $9 well worth the purchase.

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Re: Solar Settlers

Post by Jeff V » Tue Jul 25, 2017 10:27 pm

BrickRoadDX wrote:
tgb wrote: Not GOTY material, but pretty damn good.
Hey man, I'll take it! Glad you're having fun :)
I'm afraid you don't understand tgbspeak.
tgb 1996 wrote:BC3000AD is the shit! You got space ships and bugs! And not the Starship Troopers-type bugs! GOTY material!
tgb 2000 wrote:Diakatana has swords and it makes your soul die! GOTY material!
tgb 2003 wrote:MOO3 doesn't just excel, it's the next best thing to Excel! GOTY material!
With a bar that low, tgb is really giving your game a backhanded complement. Sorry dude. :P

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Re: Solar Settlers

Post by dbt1949 » Tue Jul 25, 2017 11:58 pm

But back in those days he was still heavy into dope.
He's much better now.
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Re: Solar Settlers

Post by LordMortis » Wed Jul 26, 2017 9:42 am

Jeff V wrote:With a bar that low, tgb is really giving your game a backhanded complement. Sorry dude. :P

Party Foul! Even as a joke, that's kinda a dick move when a developer stops by to give them a hard time out the gate.

That said, I'm 14 rounds into the game after two days, and I already got my $9 worth out of it. Having 5 races to play through as new tiles unlock over the course of what appears to be at least 80 rounds of play with more content coming, assures that this will be a $9 purchase of a version of solitaire/tile laying game that will be well worth the price.

tgb's review is spot on. It's not GotY material but it's enjoyable and a round takes 15 or 20 minutes to play. It's a very good game to relax to a few rounds and put it away.

I haven't lost yet but I've had several game as human toward the end of the human rounds where I was up against the last turn. I tried the weekly challenge with humans once and comparing my score to the leader board let me know there is a math to playing the game that I'm not even close to seeing. :D

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Re: Solar Settlers

Post by BrickRoadDX » Thu Sep 07, 2017 12:17 pm

Heh. Oh well. Maybe I'll crush past the tgb GOTY bar one of these days.

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Re: Solar Settlers

Post by Redfive » Thu Sep 07, 2017 12:53 pm

BrickRoadDX wrote:Heh. Oh well. Maybe I'll crush past the tgb GOTY bar one of these days.
All of the GOTY stuff was a joke btw.

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