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Zigfrak is a space-based action RPG, featuring missions, exploration, and crafting. With an emphasis on loot and over-the-top items, it’s not a traditional space sim. Enemy ships explode like loot piñatas, spewing forth useful pickups.

The game employs subtle humor to poke light at a dark situation -- a human civil war on a galactic scale, complicated by the invasion of technologically superior aliens. During the campaign, players encounter clues and artifacts which could reveal ancient secrets of humanity.

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When the Xenoid threat was discovered, human society was thrust into an era of martial law. Security became top priority, at the cost of individual liberty.

In the face of this growing oppression, many left their homeworlds in search of freedom. The Freerunners fled, to explore and settle the new frontier planets.

When Enforcers from the homeworld pursued them in a military effort, the Freerunners were forced to defend themselves. This was the beginning of the great human civil war which continues to this day.

In hope of defending your settlements against threats, both human and alien, you have enlisted as a pilot with the Freerunners.

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aayars Creator
aayars

We are no longer maintaining this entry on IndieDB.

Please visit us at zigfrak.com!

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Nergal01
Nergal01

Any possibility of bringing brand new contents (esp. new ships and campaigns) someday?

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aayars Creator
aayars

it's a possibility, nothing concrete to announce yet though.

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Silent_Scream
Silent_Scream

Do you know when the steam keys for this game will be out?

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aayars Creator
aayars

If you bought the game here, a Steam code should now be available on your collection page.

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System_Shock_
System_Shock_

There's still no Steam key on my Collection page... is there any update to this? Thanks!

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System_Shock_
System_Shock_

Edit: This link has helped to clear the confusion ;)
Steam.zigfrak.com

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DonGiovanni
DonGiovanni

Now that Zigfrak has been released on Steam will Desura users be able to get their Steam keys soon? Thanks in advance and great game BTW!

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purepongage
purepongage

I went through comments and didn't find a comment that talks about this, but I've purchased the game on Steam and am running on 64-bit Linux (thanks for the Linux support!), and I have a small problem. When using the mouse to look around, the mouse pointer is not frozen, so that if you hit the edge of the display, you can no longer look in that direction. I've tried on various display modes and haven't found one that's stopped the mouse while looking around. Is this a known issue, and is there a workaround?

EDIT:
Checked main forums and learned that it's known to be finicky with Linux. I will note that I'm using a tiling window manager (hlwm), which might be the cause for these issues. Unlike that thread though, everything does work for me, just that the mouse doesn't get frozen. I'll see if I can find a workaround.

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aayars Creator
aayars

Hey there,

Confirmed -- we had to disable cursor locking in Linux, because it causes bizarre behavior when reading the input values. We'll see if this has been fixed in the latest Unity3D, and ping their support again if needed.

--Alex

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Great new approach to space shooters. Open world (ilovit), crafting, docking spacecrafts and looting. Boobietrapped loot. This programmer makes you crave for more! Keep on the great work. Cudos!

Jan 23 2012 by kujahn

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All is quiet on the Zigfrak front, for now. This large stack of flax is for you and all you do. Loot code incoming: 0NOT-DEAD-YET0

Feb 7 2017

Last Chance...(?) to snag Zigfrak for four bucks! Steam winter sale closes in around an hour.… T.co

Jan 2 2017

RT @chr27game: Some are further along than others... but here are the areas of CHR-27, including some first looks. Getting it popu… T.co

Dec 22 2016

Temporary reprieve for Vista/Win7 holdouts: we've added a 32-bit Windows branch of Zigfrak on Steam. You should upgrade your OS, just saying

Dec 22 2016

Patch 1.5.7 is live everywhere with minor fixups. Notably, your SMRT Bullets will now face the correct direction.

Dec 22 2016

Zigfrak is a manic shoot-and-loot-fest, in space. Find out why this matters in your life, for $4 during Steam sale!… T.co

Dec 22 2016

Loot code drop! Good until a few days after the new year. JU5T-FR4K-2016

Dec 20 2016

RT @chr27game: [WIP] CHR-27's Null Crater is home to an unfortunate environmental disaster and several mildly dangerous signs.… T.co

Dec 20 2016

RT @chr27game: The world of Kartoshka is waiting... to melt your face off. #screenshotsunday T.co

Nov 27 2016

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