Get rich both by mining and plundering the depths of outer space in Vega Conflict, the sci-fi themed free browser game developed by Kixeye. Players take on the role of galactic miners seeking to make it big while working against the oppressive Vega Corporation. Fortunes were ready to be made as humanity discovered that asteroids were loaded with valuable resources, but intrepid space-miners realized little to no profit due to the heavy fees paid to the Vega Corporation. Eventually, the corporation pushed out the independent miners and those left began to fight amongst themselves. Now it is up to the player to see if they can strike it rich.
Vega Conflict has an extremely smooth and intuitive interface for a rts game. The basic gameplay is typical rts fare, but the player will be able to quickly do any action with a simple left-click of the mouse. Every player has their own base orbiting a planet, and this base is the center of their universe. It is composed of several different modules, each with a distinct use. Your bridge manufactures components for your base. The ship factory makes the ships while the ship bay holds your fleets of ships.
As is typical with rts games, your individual base modules can be upgraded to a higher level. By upgrading, more options become available to the player. Research is key in Vega Conflict and your base holds three separate labs that do research. The arms lab researches weapons for your ships and your base. The ship lab researches new ship types, ship armor, and cargo capacity. The tech lab is used for researching shields and engines for your ships.
Conducting research and building items take time and resources in Vega Conflict. Players can speed up the process by spending gold coins, which are purchased in the game's shop. Resources are gathered from asteroids by various miner modules. There are three types of resources in the game, and all resources are found in asteroids. Each asteroid does not have a specific resource in it, but rather the mining module you use will determine the type of resource extracted. Once an asteroid field has been used up, players can move their bases to a new location.
For some space combat action, players can send out fleets of ships to attack shipping convoys of the Vega Corporation or raid other player's bases. Each ship can be individually equipped with various weapons, shields, engines, and armor. Combat in Vega Conflict is quick and deadly, but do not fear. If you lose a ship in combat, it isn't destroyed for good. It just becomes that more expensive to repair.
Vega Conflict is a browser game that allows players to create their own little empire in space. Build up your space station base by mining asteroids, research new ships and weapons, upgrade continuously to remain effective, and send your fleets out to pirate new wealth for you from amongst the stars.
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