In space, no one can hear you scream, that is the saying isn't it? But does that translate to planets where you're basically all alone? What happens when what appears to be a freak accident turns into something much more, and now your survival depends on how well you keep your sanity, as well as the sanity of your crew? If you're up for an intense strategy game, that also happens to be a sort of board game, then you'll want to check out Tharsis.
Tharsis has you as the head of a mission to Mars. Earth's first attempt to not only reach the red planet, but discover the source of a mysterious signal that brought you there in the first place. But, as per usual, something goes, very, very wrong.
Just as you get into orbit around the planet, a freak micro meteor shower hits your ship. Once it stops, you find our your ship is damaged, and two of your crew are dead. And that's just the beginning. Tharsis has you trying to maintain your sanity as you try to lead your grew through numerous dangers that will soon befall them. As well as figure out what is going on in regards to Mars.
There are going to be disasters heading your way, food shortages that will test your ability to ration, and of course, the mental states of your team. Will you be able to keep them all safe? Or, will you all succumb to the madness that lurks just beyond you?
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Hey everyone! We’ve just issued a huge Tharsis patch with bug fixes, new missions, a completely revamped tutorial, unlockable skull avatars, and more. We’ll post the full patch notes below, but I first wanted to remind everyone that they can always contact us at [email protected] with any bu...
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