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Play OverviewPlay Overview

Rymdkapsel (2015) is a strategy game where you command a stylised space station filled with minions. You make decisions about to spend your manpower and expand your space station. It's minimalist and intentionally opaque to understand, but through multiple runs you gain the experience to master resource management, acquisition and unit control.

Play involves deciding which types of buildings to create. You need to ensure you generate enough food, weapons and living quarters. Unlike other strategy games, which are often an arms-race, here you need to consider efficient expansion by the placement of Tetris-block-shaped engineering, food, construction and defence areas.

Along with this strategy gameplay you also have to keep an eye on invading forces. Here the games has a tower-defence feel as you must place guns and defensive weapons to ensure you don't succumb to attack.

The results is a simple looking game that lets you focus on planning strategy and striking a good balance between defence and expansion. It's an unforgiving but streamlined experience that packs a lot into each hour-long run.

Our examiner, Andy Robertson, first checked Rymdkapsel 2 years ago. It was re-examined by Jo Robertson and updated 23 months ago.
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Play StylePlay Style

This is a Shooting and Strategy game with Puzzle and Simulation elements. This is a single-player game.

DurationDuration

Play Time: It takes between 45 minutes and 1 hour to play a round of this game.

Age RatingsAge Ratings

Content Rating

Rated PEGI 7 for Mild Violence.

Rated for younger players in the US. Rated ESRB EVERYONE for Mild fantasy violence.

Skill Level

10+ year-olds usually have the required skill to enjoy this game. Younger players need to be able to decipher the symbolic colours and icons of the game. The strategy element also requires forward thinking and planning.

CostsCosts

Rymdkapsel usually costs £6.69.
 

Rymdkapsel

Steam Store PC £6.69
Steam Store Mac £6.69
There are no additional in-game purchases, loot boxes, adverts or subscription costs.

DetailsGame Details

Release Date: 21/04/2015

Out Now: Android, Mac, PC, PS Vita and iOS

Skill Rating: 10+ year-olds

Players: 1

Genres: Shooting, Strategy (Puzzle and Simulation)

Accessibility: 0 features documented (Tweet Developer )

Components: 2D Overhead and Grid

Developer: Grape Frukt (@GrapeFrukt)


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