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Star Hammer: The Vanguard Prophecy

Take command of Naval Group 7 and lead your fleet to victory in full 3D tactical space combat. Star Hammer: The Vanguard Prophect is a sci-fi strategy saga that will test your skills as both capital assault ship Captain and naval fleet Commander.
Title Date
[PC][Mac] Installer v1.0.00 Jun 04, 2015
[Mac] Update v1.1.26 Sep 24, 2019
[PC] Update v1.1.27 May 18, 2016

Recent NEWS

Star Hammer is now out on PlayStation 4!

Sep. 02, 2016 - Following the extremely successful release on XBox One from last week, Star Hammer: the Vanguard…

Star Hammer: the Vanguard Prophecy is out on XBox One!

Aug. 26, 2016 - The game has had a tremendous amount of good press when it released on PC and iOS last year, but…

Star Hammer has been updatedto version 1.1.26! Manta light cruiser available!

Oct. 19, 2015 - Sometimes you just need to zero the hostiles completely; demolition, destruction, absolute…

Star Hammer is Released!

Jun. 04, 2015 - Star Hammer: The Vanguard Prophecy is now available on PC and Mac!  Developer Black…


Black Lab Games
Jun 04, 2015
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Star Hammer: The Vanguard Prophecy is a game of 3D tactical space battles. Play your part in the Second Contact War in a campaign with a branching story and over 60 missions, or create your own scenarios in skirmish mode battles.

The Universe is a Dangerous Place. In the 22nd century, we left a dying earth so that a fortunate few could settle the new home we call Novus. In time, we would learn that life on a frontier colony is neither prosperous nor peaceful. Our first encounter with the nautilid started with hostilities and confusion, and ended with sacrifice. Fourteen years later, our leaders remain politically entangled and unable to see the threats that linger, both afar and within our own walls…

Give your orders, and watch the results in explosive pausable real-time. Tailor your arsenal of crew abilities and assault class ships as your fleet grows with your command. Exploit the enemy’s weaknesses with superior positioning and flanking manoeuvres to inflict devastating damage.

Six classes of assaults ships are yours to command. Make precision strikes with the swift Swordfish Raiders, or lead from the bridge of a hulking Kraken Dreadnought. Change your tactics as you order reinforcements with stun guns, guided missiles, unmanned fighter drones and single-focus DEW beams.

The nautilid threat is as varied as it is innumerable, however, and they will not surrender. Use your wits to overcome the threat of disruption fields, bio-missiles and proximity mines. And not all opposition to your command comes from outside. Raise the shields of your capital ships and engage in devastating broadside combat with the renegade military conspiracists who call themselves the Remnant.

Manage your crew’s personalities and morale to tailor your flagship’s advantage in battle. Every crew member you enlist has their own personality traits, abilities and stories. Measure your actions against the War Scale. Will your command be a legacy of calculated tactical bombardments, or aggressive and reckless assaults? Take part in an ongoing war with no turning back. Choose who will be saved, order reinforcements to replace destroyed veteran ships, and shape the future of mankind’s second home.

Will you obey the chain of command and strengthen Novus’ defenses, or take your opponents head-on by yourself?


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