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App ID 464880
App Type Game
Developer
Publisher Iceberg Interactive
Supported Systems Windows
Last Change Number 11092705
Last Record Update 29 March 2021 – 16:17:18 UTC ()
Release Date 19 January 2017 – 18:09:42 UTC ()

Stars in Shadow is a turn-based 4X strategy game and a vivid tribute to the genre classics. Compete with alien factions to explore and colonize nearby starsystems, build fleets to defend against rivals, negotiate or conquer them. Win by unifying the galaxy, through diplomacy or force.

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User Tags

StrategyIndie4XTurn-Based StrategySpaceTurn-Based CombatSci-fiTurn-BasedTurn-Based Tactics

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Additional Information

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metacritic_name Stars in Shadow
metacritic_score 75
metacritic_fullurl https://www.metacritic.com/game/pc/stars-in-shadow?ftag=MCD-06-10aaa1f
GameManualURL https://store.steampowered.com/manual/464880/
community_visible_stats Yes
ReleaseState released
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Store Release Date 19 January 2017 ()
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Associations
0/nameAshdar Games
0/typedeveloper
1/nameIceberg Interactive
1/typepublisher
2/nameIceberg Interactive
2/typefranchise
Primary Genre Strategy (2)
Store Genres Indie (23), Strategy (2)
Supported Languages
1 LanguagesInterfaceFull AudioSubtitles
EnglishYes
Steam Release Date 19 January 2017 – 18:09:42 UTC ()
Store Asset Modification Time 5 November 2020 – 11:55:05 UTC () (1604577305)
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Web Assets
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Detected Technologies (?) SDK.FMOD
  • 15 players right now
  • 37 24-hour peak
  • 470 all-time peak

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Concurrent players

  • 15 players right now
  • 37 24-hour peak
  • 470 all-time peak

Owner estimations

Store data

  • 10,085 followers
  • #14421 in top sellers
  • 517 positive reviews
  • 134 negative reviews
  • 79.42% positive reviews

Playtime estimations by SteamSpy

  • 0 minutes median playtime in last 2 weeks
  • 8 minutes median total playtime
  • 0 minutes average playtime in last 2 weeks
  • 8 minutes average total playtime

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  • 0 viewers right now
  • 0 24-hour peak
  • 93 all-time peak

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How many players are playing Stars in Shadow right now on Steam? There are 15 players in Stars in Shadow on Steam. Stars in Shadow player counter. Stars in Shadow Steam charts.

Packages that include this app

SubID Name Billing Type Last Update
101973 Steam Sub 101973 CD Key 17 September 2017 – 04:07:25 UTC
101974 Stars in Shadow for Beta Testing CD Key 17 September 2017 – 04:07:14 UTC
101975 Stars in Shadow Store or CD Key 1 December 2021 – 19:14:47 UTC
233013 Complimentary reviewer package CD Key 22 December 2017 – 15:12:52 UTC
275425 Iceberg Promotional Bundle CD Key 26 September 2018 – 13:06:15 UTC

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Downloadable Content

AppID Name Last Update
698280 Stars in Shadow Legacies 2 September 2020 – 16:02:35 UTC

Depots

ID Name Max Size OS Extra Info
464881 Stars in Shadow Content 3.24 GiB English
464883 Stars in Shadow SteamUser Keys 450.45 KiB
698280 Stars in Shadow Legacies (698280) Depot 22.76 MiB DLC 698280

Branches

Name Description Build ID Time Updated
public 5390871 11 August 2020 – 07:04:56 UTC
feb_2019 February 2019 build 3597480 7 October 2019 – 20:42:17 UTC
in_development help the devs test new/unstable features 6270149 20 February 2021 – 18:45:38 UTC
nov_2019 November 2019 build 4397495 18 July 2020 – 22:17:41 UTC

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Name Value
baselanguages English

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Launch Options

0. Unnamed launch option
Executable sis64.exe
Arguments -noupdate
Launch Type Launch (Default)
Operating System   windows
CPU Architecture 64-bit only
1. Unnamed launch option
Executable sis.exe
Arguments -noupdate
Launch Type Launch (Default)
Operating System   windows
CPU Architecture 32-bit only

Configuration

Key Value
contenttype 3
installdir Stars in Shadow

User File System

Key Value
quota 953.67 MiB (1000000000)
maxnumfiles 10000
hidecloudui 1
ignoreexternalfiles 1
savefiles
  • 0/path: SteamCloud/
  • 0/pattern: *
  • 0/recursive: 1
  • 0/root: gameinstall

Save File Locations

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Platform Path Pattern
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History

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API name Display name and description Icons
ACH_FOUND_COLONY One Small Step

Establish a colony

ACH_WIN_BATTLE Victory Is Life

Win a tactical battle

ACH_REFIT_SHIP Harder Better Faster Stronger

Refit a vessel

ACH_SLAVER_DEFEATED Die, Slaver Scum!

Defeat a Marauder base

ACH_LIBERATE_SLAVE Free To Be You and Me

Liberate an enslaved population

ACH_LIBERATE_COLONY Liberty Must be Earned

Liberate a Pirate-guarded world

ACH_ELIMINATE_FACTION If You Kill Enough of Them, They Stop Fighting

Eliminate a Major Faction

ACH_DEFEAT_HARPIES Cure For Star Harpies

Win a space monster engagement

ACH_PRIMITIVE_COLONY Uplift

Establish a colony on a planet with a primitive species

ACH_DERELICT_COLONY That Which Survives

Establish a colony on a planet with a derelict colony

ACH_MINOR_JOIN Stronger Together

Get a Minor Faction to join your empire

ACH_CONQUEST_WIN No More Worlds to Conquer

Win a Conquest Victory

ACH_ALLIED_WIN Enemy of My Enemy

Win an Allied Victory

ACH_COUNCIL_WIN The Needs of the Many

Win a Galactic Council Victory

ACH_CAPTURE_PLANET Conqueror

Successfully invade a planet

ACH_DESTROY_COLONY We Come in Peace

Destroy a colony with orbital bombardment

ACH_BUILD_DREAD_STAR That’s No Moon

Build a Dread Star

ACH_BUILD_SUPER_DREAD Cool, I Have My Own Terminator

Build a Super-Dreadnought

ACH_BUY_MERCENARY Don’t Buy Guns; Hire Men

Hire a mercenary

ACH_ENSLAVE_OWN_RACE Nothing Personal

Enslave one of your own race’s population

ACH_TEROS_WIN Foundation of a New Empire

Win as the Ashdar Colonials

ACH_HADUIR_WIN Before the Ancient Throne

Win as the Ashdar Imperials

ACH_HUMAN_WIN After Earth

Win as Humanity

ACH_GREMAK_WIN That is the Sound of Inevitability

Win as the Gremak Empire

ACH_ORTHIN_WIN We Did It For Science

Win as the Orthin Conference

ACH_PHIDI_WIN Triumph of Capitalism

Win as the Phidi Combine

ACH_YORAL_WIN Drive the Enemy Before You

Win as the Yoral Khaganate

ACH_POP25_PLANET Population Boom

Grow a colony to 25 population (that is not Gaia)

ACH_6_MARKET_PLANET The Great Bazaar

Build 6 Markets on one planet

ACH_6_FARM_PLANET Farmville

Build 6 Farms on one planet

ACH_6_MINE_PLANET Delving Greedily and Deep

Build 6 Mines on one planet

ACH_6_LAB_PLANET Science Paradise

Build 6 Labs on one planet

ACH_6_FACTORY_PLANET Metropolis

Build 6 Factories on one planet

ACH_SIGN_6_TRADE_CHARTERS_PHIDI Market Penetration

Sign 6 different Trade Charters in one playthrough as the Phidi

ACH_SIGN_6_RESEACH_AGREEMENT_ORTHIN Now That’s What I Call an Internet

Sign 6 different Research Agreements in one playthrough as the Orthin

ACH_25_PLANETS_COLONIZED Per Aspera Ad Astra

Colonize 25 planets in one match

ACH_COLONIZE_INFERNO Some Like It Hot

Colonize an Inferno world

ACH_CAPTURE_SHIP Prize Ship

Capture an enemy vessel

ACH_DESTROY_100_SHIPS I Call That Effective

Destroy 100 enemy vessels in one match

ACH_BUILD_200_SHIPS An Impressive Fleet

Build 200 vessels in one match

ACH_REFUGEE_ASSIMILATE Come With Me if You Want to Live

Assimilate a refugee population

ACH_DISCOVER_GAIA Paradise Found

Discover Gaia

ACH_HARD_VICTORY Hardcore

Win a game on Hard difficulty or higher

ACH_HUGE_VICTORY Galaxian

Win a game on a map with more than 80 stars

ACH_BUILD_6_DREAD_STARS No Kill Like Overkill

Build 6 Dread Stars in one match

ACH_BUILD_100_IMPROVEMENTS To Dream of Infrastructure

Build 100 improvements in your empire

ACH_COLONIZE_PARADISE A Shining Planet

Colonize a Paradise world

ACH_COLONIZE_BARREN A Harsh Mistress

Colonize a Barren world

ACH_GAS_GIANT_OUTPOST Saturn 3

Create an Outpost at a Gas Giant

ACH_RESEARCH_ALL_TECHS Information Singularity

Research every standard technology in a single match

ACH_ASHDAR_CAPTURE_GREMAL Payback

Capture the Gremak homeworld as one of the Ashdar factions

ACH_GREMAK_CAPTURE_ASHDAR_PRIME There Can Be Only One

Capture Ashdar Prime as the Gremak

ACH_PHIDI_CONQUEST_VICTORY Ironic

Win a Conquest Victory as the Phidi

ACH_GREMAK_6_RACE_EXPERIMENTS Menagerie

As the Gremak, perform Experiments on slaves of 6 different races

ACH_MARAUDERS_JOIN_GREMAK Imperial Pardon

As the Gremak, convince a Marauder company to join your empire

ACH_PHIDI_HIRE_FROM_6_MERC_COMPANIES Seahorse Mafia

As the Phidi, hire mercenaries from 5 different free companies in one match

ACH_ALLIED_VICTORY_NO_ELIMINATIONS Peacekeeper

Win an Allied Victory without eliminating any major factions

ACH_TINKER_WIN Resistance is Futile

Win a game as the Tinkers

ACH_MEET_HERALD Heraldry

Meet the Herald

ACH_HARMONIZE Harmony

Harmonize colonists

ACH_DEHARMONIZE Disharmony

De-Harmonize colonists

ACH_TINKER_REUNITED Reunited

Find and reconnect lost Tinkers refugees

Stats

API Name Display Name Default Value
MOST_FACTORIES_ON_PLANET Most factories built on a planet 0
MOST_MINES_ON_PLANET Most mines built on a planet 0
MOST_LABS_ON_PLANET Most labs built on a planet 0
MOST_FARMS_ON_PLANET Most farms built on a planet 0
MOST_MARKETS_ON_PLANET Most markets built on a planet 0
MOST_DREAD_STARS_BUILT Most Dread Stars built in a single playthrough 0
MOST_IMPROVEMENTS_BUILT Most improvements built in a single playthrough 0
MOST_PLANETS_COLONIZED Most planets colonized in a single playthrough 0
MOST_RACES_EXPERIMENTED_ON Most races experimented on in a single Gremak playthrough 0
MOST_MERC_COMPANIES_HIRED Most mercenary companies hired in a single Phidi playthrough 0
MOST_SHIPS_BUILT Most ships built in a single playthrough 0
MOST_SHIPS_DESTROYED Most ships destroyed in a single playthrough 0
MOST_RESEARCH_AGREEMENTS_SIGNED Most research agreements signed in a single Orthin playthrough 0
MOST_TRADE_CHARTERES_SIGNED Most trade charters signed in a single Phidi playthrough 0
MOST_RACES_ON_PLANET Most species present on the same planet 0
MOST_STARS_EXPLORED Most star systems explored in a single playthrough 0
LARGEST_PLANET_POP Largest population of a controlled planet 0
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