This game is a superb example of a hand-crafted masterpiece. Those that say it's too difficult may not be taking into account that the multiple permadeaths are an integral part of the game. You learn and come back with a full career(albeit short lived) under your belt. If you choose, you can even take the time to name each of your crew and your ship at the beginning.Minor, I know but It can becomes that much more personal if you want. Lose one of them in combat to low oxygen or alien boarders and it hurts. This game is fun and sometimes unpredictably tense.
I've not had many encounters that I went into not knowing there was a possibility for extreme loss. This game WOULD NOT work at all if it had free saving as you would just reload right before you made a grave mistake.
FTL is a great game and any respectable PC gamer should purchase it right now!
I like the game. I did not regret spending my $9 on it. It is innovative, new and whats best, does not follow the boring mediocrity recipes from the big studios. The game is easy to pick up. Tutorial is short but expl... Read Full Review
I'm a sucker for a good sci-fi game, and FTL certainly delivers. Superficially it looks tedious, but the mechanic is simple and addictive. You run your crew around repairing components, balancing power usage and choosing... Read Full Review