Solar Scion

A top-down sci-fi fantasy shooter with strategy, building and resource management. Colonize, build stations and recruit allies as you fly your ship through limbo!


Welcome, Solar Scion!

Your life as a captain is over! Or is it?..

Solar Scion

Soul fragments scattered, they've got their own plans for your essence!

Make peace with your past, or blow it up!

Solar Scion

Build, bargain and battle your way back to the land of the living in this top-down strategy shooter!

Do you have what it takes to be a Solar Scion?

Keep me informed about Solar Scion Development!

FEATURES

Build space stations & AI ships

Make & sell power-ups

Upgrade planets & ships

Capture control points

Harvest & trade resources

Beware dangerous nebulas

..On a quest to return to life!

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Thanks for your interest in Solar Scion! Please feel free to reach out if you have any questions.
- Eric

Brief Description

A top-down sci-fi fantasy shooter with strategy, building and resource management. Colonize, build stations and recruit allies as you fly your ship through limbo!

Details

In Solar Scion you collect resources to build up your planets, stations and AI-controlled ships while exploring the campaign map. Capture control points, produce and trade power-ups, upgrade your allies and unlock new abilities as you recover your lost power. Will you use diplomacy or devastation? Choose your destiny!

Story

Your life as a captain is over! Or is it?.. Soul fragments scattered, they've got their own plans for your essence! Make peace with your past, or blow it up! Build, bargain and battle your way back to the land of the living in this top-down strategy shooter! Do you have what it takes to be a Solar Scion?

Fact Sheet

Release Date: Early access expected early 2021
Developer: Platinum Thunder Studios, a self-funded solo dev based in central Texas
Price: $19.99 while in Early Access
Languages: English
Platforms: Windows and potentially Mac, XBox and PS4
Controls: Gamepad or mouse and keyboard
Rating: Expected to be roughly a teen rating
Minimum specs: Runs fine on laptops, roughly: Intel Core i7-8550U 2x2 GHz, 4 GB RAM, NVIDIA GeForce 470 GTX or AMD Radeon 6870HD, 1 GB available space
Key gameplay/features: Top-down, twin-stick 3d arena sandbox gameplay. Loot enemies, gather resources, capture control points and avoid dangerous nebulas. Build stations and AI-controlled ships, buy upgrades and sell them to your ships, and produce and trade power-ups, all while progressing on a campaign map.

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Feature Reveal

10/5/2020

Check out the top-down sci-fi fantasy shooter with strategy, building and resource management! Colonize, build stations and recruit allies as you fly your ship through limbo!

• Build space stations & AI ships •

8+ ships that harvest, build, collect, deliver, patrol, attack & more!
4+ buildings that let you store and sell power-ups, exchange resources, or upgrade!

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• Make & sell power-ups •

Craft buffs & upgrades that boost speed, fuel, damage, armor & more! Don't forget health packs!
Build a storehouse to protect & trade, or sell them to ships!

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• Upgrade planets & ships •

Ship weapons & armor! --FrEeZe LaSeRs--
Boost population growth with medicine, cloning, education & more!
This is only the beginning!

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• Capture control points •

Bring ships, resources or power-ups to a control point to capture it! This unlocks bonuses or can even give you a diplomatic victory!

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• Harvest & trade resources •

5 colors, gold & crew buy different ships, buildings & upgrades! Knock them off asteroids and pull them in, or let your ships do the work!

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• Beware dangerous nebulas •

Green: eats away at your ship!
Red: take double damage!
More soon!

Push enemies in for an advantage or Harvest for health packs!

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• Quest to return to life! •

Soul fragments scattered, they have their own plans for your essence! Make peace with your past, or blow it up! What manner of Solar Scion are you?

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