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Players pilot a Gun Ship and battle aliens, pirates, and other villainous enemies, to gain levels, skills, and most importantly, discover unique and potentially more powerful weapon systems to outfit their Gun Ships. Through the unique cgNEAT content-generation technology, new weapons are constantly created by the game automatically based on player preferences. Every weapon in the game is unique. NOTE: Requires XNA 4 which is included in the download!

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0 comments by EJH on Aug 8th, 2014

The 1.26 patch will implement the following . Note, if you are running a server you will have to shut it down while your game folder patches. 

  • Weapon Effects System: higher quality weapons will randomly have up to 3 extra side-effects based on rarity. The initial efffect pool is: 

    - increased damage 
    - damage over time 
    - acid damage over time (direct to hull, bypassing shield and armor) 
    - electrical damage over time + reduced rate of fire 
    - fire damage over time (direct to armor, bypassing shield) 
    - snare + 40% reduced speed 
    - 20% splash damage 
    - 10% chance to launch a warhead, ignoring cooldown 
    - 2 extra side gun barrels 
    - 3 extra rear gun barrels 

  • Debuff and Resist systems for all objects to support the above side effects. Some enemies maybe be immune to certain effects. 
  • More powerful enemies may use their own weapon effects. 
  • New sound effects and icons related to the Effects and Debuffs systems above. 
  • General sound design adjustments for more variety and relative volume levels. 
  • Increased the maximum projectiles in flight for players from 32 to 50 due to increased weapon barrel counts. 
  • Weapon Quality and Weapon Effects now display on Bank Screen, Weapon Screen, and Weapon Lab Screens. 
  • When purchasing a new ship the "Current Ship" preview is properly updated to the newly purchased ship. Previously, it would not update until the Buy Ship Screen was dropped and re-opened. 
  • Fixes for Shots Fired achievements. 
  • When scrapping a weapon effects are lost. 
  • The Scan Megalith missions have more specific tips on properly scanning. 
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Galactic Arms Race Server 1.26

Galactic Arms Race Server 1.26

Nov 25, 2012 Server 0 comments

(Updated: 8 Aug 2014 to version 1.26) The GAR Game server enables anyone to admin their own galaxy. Supports up to 32 players. Works on Windows XP, Vista...

Galactic Arms Race Demo 1.26

Galactic Arms Race Demo 1.26

Nov 23, 2012 Demo 7 comments

(Updated: 04 September 2014 to version 1.26) Players pilot a Gun Ship and battle aliens, pirates, and other villainous enemies, to gain levels, skills...

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cybersleuth58
cybersleuth58 Sep 24 2013, 10:37am says:

This is quite the addicting game. Congrats on Steam. I upvoted you for sure!!

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Namelessness
Namelessness Apr 20 2013, 12:14pm says: +2 votes     reply to comment
EJH
EJH May 6 2013, 4:19pm replied:

Cool. I didn't know they mirrored blogspot. ;)

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BrandeX
BrandeX Jan 2 2014, 11:17pm replied:

No one is mirroring your site. You can put whatever country code ending and it's the same blogspot page.
e.g.
Galacticarmsrace.blogspot.ca
Galacticarmsrace.blogspot.ru
Galacticarmsrace.blogspot.jp

etc. etc.

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kickformoney
kickformoney Apr 18 2013, 8:35am says:

The game looks cool and all, but is it really necessary for Evolutionary Games to take a jab at Christianity with its logo?

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EJH
EJH May 6 2013, 4:18pm replied:

Hey. It isn't a jab at Christianity. Those of us who worked on the game are Christian. It is more of a tribute. ;)

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kalirion
kalirion Apr 9 2013, 10:01pm says:

Is there any way to disable vsync?

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EJH
EJH May 6 2013, 4:16pm replied:

In your video card settings. Not sure why you want to though.

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vmp0514
vmp0514 Mar 10 2013, 10:46am says:

I recorded a third gameplay video, which can be found here:

Youtube.com

Dadsgamingaddiction.com

Thanks!

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richomincho
richomincho Mar 6 2013, 6:47pm says:

Galactic arms race gameplay en castellano
Youtu.be

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