- Colony building on planets and asteroids throughout a system
- Manage industries and colonists to grow from a tiny landing unit into a towering city
- Play out important plot events from different sides taking on the role of one of 8 different factions
- Detailed tech-tree with over 30 weapons, buildings, and ship-mods to discover
- Pick a ship schematic and equip weapons, armour and mods to hardpoints, then command shipyards to build a fleet from the design
- Cinematic camera views of space battles in planet orbit
Light of Altair is a space exploration and economic simulation which urges gamers to travel into the solar system and nearby stars in the galaxy. The focus is on constructing colonies and amassing resources then building fleets of ships for war.Many strategy games tend to love a primary goal of military attack and tactical progression but the developers of Light Of Altair want gamers to spend more time focusing on economics. All of the scenarios give you command of a small colony which you must build up to colonize more planetary systems while competing with rival factions.