Just When You Thought FTL Couldn't Get Any Better...

Just When You Thought FTL Couldn't Get Any Better...

...along comes word of the kind of stuff we can expect from the game's upcoming - and free - expansion.

While we knew about some of this - like mind control - each of these additions is now explained in greater detail. With GIFs.

But best of all, there was a new announcement: we're getting a clone bay, which will replicate your crew (at the cost of a decrease in their skill) if they die. So boarding enemy ships just a lot more appealing.

You can read the full and detailed list of additions and improvements below.

FTL [Official Site]

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    I wonder if they'll make it easier. I put hours in it and I have not defeated the final boss. It didnt help that my girlfriend scored the Crystal Ship in her second go haha.

      There's a mod to remove the chasing fleet - this was the only way I could finish it - I still only do it 1 in 10 times at best but it at least helps.

        There are mods for this game? I persevered and beat it the traditional way - must be the Dark Souls in me, but I really loved how tough-as-nails it was.

        If you can save the galaxy every time you try, then there's no challenge, no peril, nothing really at stake.

          This is a great point. I'm not complaining about the difficulty, I'm just wondering if they feel compelled to make it easier. You know, new featuers to balance it or something,

    Damn I am excited for this. FTL was already a game I could play endlessly. I'm really amazed they're not charging for it. I know it will drive sales (especially since the Advanced Edition will be new to iPad) but still.

    Yes FTL is great fun. Thanks developers, looking forward to it!
    It's a bit of a shame however that whether or not you can actually defeat the final boss comes down a lot to how 'lucky' you were with random events and random shop inventory during the play through.

      Remove the chasing fleet and the luck factor is at least partially removed - still hard as hell though.

        finished it on Easy, cant seem to get 'lucky' enough on Normal... oh they added HARD... ok.

        Last edited 20/02/14 4:24 pm

      Not as much as one might think. There are multiple strategies for killing the boss.

      I feel like this should be good guy developer meme. Releases expansion set- free of charge.

    Missiles are a must in that fight.

    There is a strategy to beating the boss that makes it a lot easier.
    I won't put it here but google is your friend.

    I remember using a cheat engine to finish this game, and it was still extremely difficult

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