Halcyon 6: Starbase Commander Launches

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Halycon 6: Starbase Commander


After a successful Kickstarter campaign raising $187,706, Halcyon 6: Starbase Commander has launched to the world a year and a half later. It is a space adventure/strategy game with retro stylings. The game features a “unique blend of base building, exploration, and a deep tactical JRPG style combat system with capital starships and their idiosyncratic officers, all captured in stunningly beautiful modernized pixel graphics.”

The game is available on Steam for Windows, Linux, and Mac. Check out the full press release below:

Halycon 6: Starbase Commander


Halcyon 6: Starbase Commander has launched! I am so excited for everyone to get a chance to experience this game. My only regret is I’m not playing it right this second.



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TORONTO, CANADA, SEPT 9, 2016 — Just a year and a half after their highly successful Kickstarter campaign raised $187,706 for their ambitious retro-styled space adventure strategy game, Toronto based Massive Damage Inc has launched Halcyon 6: Starbase Commander on Steam™ for PC, Mac and Linux.

Halcyon 6: Starbase Commander is a hybrid strategy role-playing game with a unique blend of base building, exploration, and a deep tactical JRPG style combat system with capital starships and their idiosyncratic officers, all captured in stunningly beautiful modernized pixel graphics.

In Halcyon 6, a mysterious alien force known only as the Chruul is carving a path of destruction towards Earth and you, as the Commander of an immensely powerful, newly discovered derelict starbase left behind by a precursor alien race, are the best chance for the New Terran Federation to stop the impending invasion.

“We came up with the idea for Halcyon 6 a few years back when we realized there was a lack of epic space adventure games like the ones we loved when we were younger. Too many new space games stuck to the traditional 4x strategy template or went too far into shooter territory. Halcyon 6 was our response to that. Our goal was to design an approachable, fun, space adventure with just the right mix of strategy and RPG gameplay. ” said Ken Seto, CEO of Massive Damage.

Veiw the launch Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fouEqB7bBAs
Pick up your copy on Steam: http://store.steampowered.com/app/371200
Website: http://playhalcyon6.com


About Massive Damage, Inc.

Founded by brothers Ken Seto and Garry Seto, Massive Damage is focused on building unique and compelling game experiences for all platforms.


About Michael Fontanini

Michael is a veteran gamer in his late 30s, who grew up around video games, with fond memories of the oldies like the NES, SNES, and N64 among others. He loves Nintendo, but also plays a lot of games on his PC. Michael also enjoys going for walks/bike rides, loves animals, and enjoys thunderstorms (and science in general).

Michael is also a computer programmer. This started with a toy he got as a kid called Pre-Computer 1000 that was made by V-Tech. It had a simple programming mode (a bare-bones version of BASIC) which is what started him down the road of being a programmer! Michael can program in BASIC, Visual Basic, C++, C#, and is familiar with Java and Lua Script.

Putting programming and gaming together, Michael became a hobbyist game developer, which may give him some good insights on game development! Most recently, he has been playing with the Unity 3D game engine (a powerful and easy-to-use engine) and learning 3D modelling in Blender.

I love Nintendo but I also play a lot of game's on PC, many of which are on steam. My favorite Nintendo game's include Zelda, Metroid, and Smash Bros to name a few. On PC I love the Half-Life games, as well as most all of the Source Engine games just to name a few.