Introduction

Supernova 2: Spacewar is a sci-fi strategy game featuring a main part mainly based on the macromanagement of your space empire, and a classical turn based wargame part when a fight occurs. You'll have to manage carefully your resources, balancing several aspects like researching new technologies, training better troops, raising the people loyalty in your empire, and building the ultimate fleet to conquer the galaxy!

Latest News

New version 1.0.3 26th July 2008
  • added Skirmish Mode, which lets you focus on the wargame part only: all techs are known and you get unlimited resources and money to build your fleet directly on startup
  • added “Ship Customization” screen where you'll be able to create custom ship blueprints modifying an existing one: each device now require a certain amount of space, but the possible custom combinations are thousands
  • added the “Statistics Screen” where you can see various interesting statistics about your current game like battles win/lost, total ship killed/lost, and so on
  • added a real-time turn option during the game macromanagement part, so that time advances automatically without you having to press end turn. You can use + and – keys to change game speed or press “P” key to pause/unpause
  • increased the floating text speed between each turn to reduce the waiting time
  • the weapons panel now opens only if you have a target or if you hover the mouse on any of your ships
  • you now start the game with a random amount of materials and money available to build immediately a small fleet
  • added some new stronger weapons for the neutral army (Gaussian Weapons line)
  • in technology screen the weapon devices now also display the ammo available
  • you'll see the battlefield type displayed on top-right part of the wargame screen now
  • bugfix – now if you defend your homeworld, you don't lose automatically the game when you come back to the Galaxy Map screen
  • bugfix - if you don't have enough ships the next button is now disabled in the unit placement phase during the wargame battles
New version 1.0.2 22nd May 2008
  • fixed a bug that lets you discover some alien technologies without first conquering the starsystems containing the alien relics
  • fixed a bug that was allowing you to place only a minor number of ships in the wargame than the regular amount
  • added confirmation pop-up windows for exiting the game or overwriting old savegames
  • added the Research Lab technologies that will shorten research times considerably and lowered the cost of some initial techs to reduce the startup time
  • now the difficulty level doesn't influence the number, but the quality of the ships you'll encounter when conquering a starsystem
  • added the possibility to save your game during the wargame battles
  • added online manual for the game that can be viewed directly on the game webpage
  • you can now show/hide the Quick Tips panel in the wargame pressing the T key
  • you now undo your ship placement during the placement phase by picking up a ship and clicking on the bottom bar to remove it from the battlefield
  • you can now press the spacebar during the placement phase to have the computer automatically place the ship on the battlefield in random positions
First Small Update to 1.0.1 15th May 2008

What’s New in 1.0.1

  • fixed a bug when launching the browser to check new version online that was causing problems on some macs
  • fixed some missing technologies for Blood Legion (was appearing on early 1.0 versions)
  • added explanation of why you can't reach some starsystem in the galaxy map if you choose few starsystems
  • fixed some minor typos in the game texts, expecially tutorials
  • now you can unselect the current ship by clicking on an empty cell
Initial Release 14th May 2008

Supernova 2: Spacewar version 1.0 has been officially released! go on download page to try it out.

If you want to contribute with suggestions and feedback, we welcome you to partecipate to our forums. Click here to read the official Supernova 2 forum thread.

If you were playing the 0.99 BETA or an earlier 1.0 released before the May 13, 2008 we recommend to redownload the game because had a small memory leak bug that could cause some crashes later in the game.

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