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Reimagined Space Game for iOS and Android

Double Star II is a fast-paced, turn-based space adventure game. The game is the reimagined version of classic trek games from the 1980’s.

Your role: Command a starship and save the galaxy.

I have been working on the Double Star game for several years now. I just recently finished a version of the game for iOS. So all of you starship captains out there with iPhones and iPads can play now. Continue reading

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Plotting a Course in Double Star II

This is what plotting a course looks like in the new one-touch movement system in Double Star II.  Look for it in version 1.1, which is being released this week.

Follow the link to see an animation of plotting a course:  Double Star on Tumblr.

For more information, see Double Star on Wglxy.com or Double Star on Google Play. Continue reading

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Double Star II – Check the Chart

The chart screen shows what the computer knows about the quadrants you have visited. Red dots indicate enemy ships; white dots, stars. It is a great help to you. It gives you a picture of where you might want to go next to destroy the invaders.

Occasionally, you may see this kind of behavior in the game. You move from quadrant to quadrant and then you go to the Chart screen and discover that it has not been updating. Your ship is in q quadrant and eveything around it is still marked unknown. That’s what this picture shows. Our ship is in quadrant 2-3, the one that is highlighted with the blue rectangle. The question marks (?) indicate quadrants for which we have no information yet.

Long range scanners are damaged … Continue reading

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Double Star II – Early Access

The Double Star II game is now available on Google Play as an Early Access release. It is a complete rewrite of the original Double Star game.


Double Star is a turn-based, single player, space war game. It is available for Android phones and tablets. For more information, click here: Double Star on Google Play.

During the Early Access period, the game is free. The regular price is 99 cents.

The official first release is expected soon. Follow the progress here: Double Star on Tumblr.
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Double Star: Explosions and Tractor Beams

The update to the Double Star game is progressing well. The two videos below highlight two of the changes: (1) Explosions; (2) Tractor beams.

These two changes are part of the major update to the Double Star game. Improvements are being made in the user interface, graphics, and animations. Early access for the new Android version of the game will be in July or August. For iOS, early access will in be in late 2018.

To follow progress on the update, click here: Double Star on Tumblr. Continue reading

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New Trailer Video for Double Star Game

I have a new trailer video for my Double Star game. Double Star is a turn-based, single player, space war game. Take a look: https://youtu.be/GPWCa_thzBc Continue reading

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Double Star in Indie Corner on Google Play

My Double Star game is in the new Indie Corner section of games on Google Play. The Indie Corner is a new section where they feature games from small, independent game developers. … Take a look: https://play.google.com/store/apps/collection/promotion_3001ed4_indie_corner?hl=en Continue reading

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Improved Double Star

If you are having trouble finishing the really difficult levels (5, 9, 11), the new version of Double Star should help. Get version 1.1.1 from the Google Play Store. See https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.wglxy.starship Continue reading

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