Balance of Power is a game of information gathering and clandestine manipulation of events. You control a variety of assets throughout the solar system, and must use them to gather information about each government’s inner workings. Your assets can also manipulate events through bribery, influence and the occasional well placed explosive.
The goal of the game is set for each session, so you may be trying to cause the war to go one way, or trying to amass money, or prevent civilian casualties. Using your assets to accomplish these goals is an exercise in careful planning, information gathering, and sometimes guesswork. The end result is a game that provides a deep and complex simulation of a solar system at war, which you must steer towards one end or another using subterfuge.
When will Balance of Power be released?
We originally aimed for a late 2013 release date. More realistically development will accelerate once we release a demo.
How much will Balance of Power cost?
We would like to release Balance of Power in the $5-$15 USD range.
Where will I be able to buy Balance of Power?
Balance of Power will be available via digital distribution (Steam, Desura, etc).
Will Balance of Power use obnoxious Digital Rights Management (DRM)?
We are not building DRM into the game. Some digital distributors (Steam, for example) use their own DRM, but the base game is DRM free.
Can I help with development of Balance of Power?
If you live in Auckland New Zealand, and are an awesome illustrator interested in a speculative project, head over to our contact page or email us at email@example.com.
Can I make a donation to help with development?
That would be really neat. We will consider crowd funding once we can demonstrate our game, check our news section for updates!