Starfarer is a space combat role playing game, in which the player assumes the role of a space captain who can explore the game world to seek out fame and fortune. The game has elements of combat; players can form a fleet and command it in tactical battles in space. As players progress through the game, they will be able to gain experience and improve the skills of their characters.
Players can customize the appearance of their ships and even modify weapons, ships, and weapons. In addition, players can do the following:
• Develop their characters into different game personalities, such an admiral, a top pilot, or an industrial tycoon
• Modify their ships and outfit these with their own weapons of choice, such as bombs, torpedoes, rockets, and missiles. Ships are also outfitted with directional shields. The game comes with numerous customizable space ships with modifiable hulls.
• Assemble a fleet with hand-picked officers
• Explore different star systems to locate resource deposits and habitable planets
• Make major decisions that affect planet life
The decisions the player makes can have an effect on the game world’s economic system. Players can develop their characters into villains and create chaos, or as heroes to save the different planets from the destructive forces that threaten them.