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Into the Breach Review: Faster Than Sound

By Brittany Vincent, Mar 11, 2018 7:00am PDT

Is Subset Games' latest effort faster than light, or is it relatively humdrum? Our review.


"Seems like a pretty fair review to me. I agree with a lot of the criticisms. Initially I ..."

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Into the Breach Preview: FTL's Creators Pit Mechs Against Aliens in Post-Apocalyptic Warfare

By David Craddock, Feb 20, 2017 1:30pm PST

Trying their collective hand at turn-based strategy gaming, the makers of FTL: Faster Than Light are out to challenge the conventions of both the strategy genre and popcorn flicks.


"I was already interested, but this got me excited. They really sound like they've put a lot of ..."

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How to transfer FTL: Advaced Edition save files between PC and iPad

By Ozzie Mejia, Apr 28, 2014 4:30pm PDT

FTL: Advanced Edition is now available on PC and iPad, giving the galactic roguelike new life. Unfortunately, save files can't be accessed both platforms, but according to a bold user, it does appear that there's a way to transfer save files from one platform to the other.


"Oh sweet. Not that I have anything useful on my PC save. Such as, ya know, a win."

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PSA: FTL: Faster Than Light now on iPad

By Ozzie Mejia, Apr 02, 2014 8:45pm PDT

FTL: Faster Than Light is now out on iPad, with Advanced Edition content included.


"Died within 1 minute of playing the new content. Yes, this is FTL. "

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FTL: Advanced Edition for iPad & PC releases April 3

By Ozzie Mejia, Mar 27, 2014 3:00pm PDT

FTL: Advanced Edition will hit PC and iPad on April 3.


"next week is good. Monday baseball starts, Tuesday new Steel Panther and now Thursday new FTL. :D"

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FTL: Advanced Edition adding Hard Mode, Clone Bay

By Alice O'Connor, Feb 18, 2014 8:00am PST

The stresses of FTL mean captains can become awfully attached to their crew, whether as individuals with their own names or simply as walking stat buffs, so their deaths can be tragic. Handily, the upcoming Enhanced Edition revamp will introduce a Clone Bay to bring lost cre...


"it's on by default. i've had a couple friends that the salvo thing was an ah-ha moment, they ..."

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FTL: Advanced Edition adds new robotic race

By Steve Watts, Dec 20, 2013 10:15am PST

FTL's "Advanced Edition" update will add a new robotic race called the Lanius, among other new features and adjustments.


"One time I had the transporter, cloak, AND preigniter. it was epic."

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FTL: Advanced Edition coming early 2014 to PC and iPad

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 11, 2013 12:30pm PST

FTL: Faster Than Light will debut a new expansion in early 2014 dubbed FTL: Advanced Edition, expected to release concurrently with the long-awaited iPad port of the popular 2012 roguelike.


"Completely missed my point. The Dev is focusing on iOS first since there will be a greater ..."

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FTL designer talks about tablet port, and why a new game won't happen any time soon

By Andrew Yoon, Apr 02, 2013 11:00am PDT

FTL: Faster Than Light was one of the big surprise hits of last year, earning a spot on our top 10 games of the year. We caught up with the game's designer, Justin Ma, who explained the appeal of the game, and plans for a tablet version.


"If they added an alternate control scheme that worked for that, or remote clients like Splashtop ..."

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FTL devs on things they would change

By John Keefer, Mar 27, 2013 9:30am PDT

FTL: Faster than Light has received quite a bit critical acclaim, from being one of our top games of 2012 to being a finalist for the top game at this year's Independent Games Festival. But developer Subset Games had to cut several features they had seriously talked about ad...


"make that rebel fleet, not federation ;) *No Rebel Fleet, No Rebel Boss, No hard stop end of ..."

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Countdown to the IGF 2013: FTL - Faster Than Light

By Andrew Yoon, Mar 22, 2013 5:00pm PDT

Every weekday, we'll be taking a look at a finalist for the IGF Seumas McNally Grand Prize. Today: FTL - Faster Than Light


"Don't feel bad. That is probably one of the nicest ways they could go. And believe me, they will ..."

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Best of 2012: #7 - FTL: Faster Than Light

By Alice O'Connor, Jan 22, 2013 12:01pm PST

FTL for PC is #7 in our Best of 2012.


"I'm happy it won and I get to read Alice's writing. I finally won after 40 some odd hours."

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FTL warping in on September 14

By Alice O'Connor, Aug 30, 2012 3:30pm PDT

You've pumped all of this money into Kickstarter projects, and what do you have to show for it? Some "exclusive" desktop wallpapers, a t-shirt, perhaps even a playable alpha build, but mostly wishes and dreams. Proving these can turn into actual games, developer Subset Games...


"For the first wave of kickstarter offerings, I'm excited! FTL in particular"

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