Stars in Shadow: Legacies DLC Adds Playable Cyborgs

The DLC incorporates new factions and features to the turn-based strategy game.

Developer Ashdar Games and publisher Iceberg Interactive have launched the first expansion for their turn-based 4X strategy game, Stars in Shadow. The Legacies DLC expansion is available digitally on PC for $4.99 and requires the base game.

The Stars in Shadow: Legacies DLC adds a new playable faction called the Tinkers, a race of cyborgs who worship an ancient mega-machine named Dzibix, who happens to also cover the surface of their arid home planet. The Tinkers have developed into a cybernetic civilization, with custom spaceships and advanced technologies. A new minor faction called Arda Seed adds new starships, stations, and gameplay elements to Stars in Shadow as well.

The Stars in Shadow: Legacies DLC includes the following:

  • New playable faction: Tinkers
  • New population type: cyborgs
  • New planetary special: Planetary Debris Rings and Asteroid Bases
  • Space Habitats and Re-deployable Mobile Stations
  • New minor faction: Arda Seed
  • New “Hyperspace Anomaly” locations
  • Technology Boosts and Researchable Artifacts
  • Herald encounters
  • New technologies, weapons and encounters

For a detailed look at the new faction and gameplay features in the Stars in Shadow: Legacies DLC, check out the video from Iceberg Interactive below. 

Fans of Master of Orion or other turn-based space strategy games should definitely consider trying out Stars in Shadow. Stars in Shadow: Legacies is available now on PC via GOG and Steam platforms.


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