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FTL: Faster Than Light

By Chris Morris, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 11+

Space-themed strategy game is difficult but rewarding.

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It's not often you get to role-play Captain Kirk. FTL: FASTER THAN LIGHT takes those sci-fi fantasies and injects a degree of strategy and reality into them, keeping players on their toes. You'll die -- a lot. But that not only teaches you how to play better, it's also part of the fun of the game. The war stories you can tell -- such as how you destroyed an enemy's ship just as their minions boarded yours, defeating your crew -- give the game a sense of community.

The game can certainly be unforgiving, but dedicated strategy fans will find a lot to love here.

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