FTL : Faster Than Light


FTL is one of few games I’ve been really, really excited to try. It reminds me of the short-lived (RIP) series Stargate Universe, among other things. The developers describe it themselves as a roguelike spaceship simulation. Basically, you get one go at piloting and managing your ship. Blow up, and it’s all over. Your choose where you ship jumps, it goes, and you hope for the best. Waiting on the other side could be some traders, a space pirate, rebels, a planet, or any number of random experiences. Don’t trust the distress beacon though, you never know if someone actually needs help. Manage your crew, put out fires, and stop the enemy, all while avoiding the rebels who are trying to chase you down.

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