Armada Online is (or was) a free-to-play strategy space MMORPG. Take command of a starship and wage war against the Armada. Your creativity and skill will determine the future of the universe. The game features open RPG zones, cooperative tower defense, or dota-like maps and as in any RPG you may specialize in various skills, provided you find resources, to make it your own way. Study the enemy to exploit their vulnerabilities. Confer with your fellow captains to form a comprehensive strategy. The game has been in open alpha for a few years and will surely please many space strategic RPG fans.
Interesting Strategy: You have a lot of toys to play with, and interesting choices to make. Some enemies have vulnerable spots, split into smaller creatures when destroyed, explode when killed, or enhance all aliens around them, creating tactical priorities and interesting roles for specialized ships to play. You can creatively use ships, summons, and teamwork to overcome tough situations.
Varied Experiences: Different areas offer unique experiences. Some areas are open RPG zones, cooperative tower defense, or dota-like maps. All areas are highly replayable, and you can try a different approach every time.
Play How You Like: You can be creative with how you set up your ship, powers, and skills. Experiment with different builds in different zones. Become a stealth operator, summon stations, teleport in for surprise attacks, or support your allies with repairs and special abilities. Choose skills that enhance your ship’s speed, attack power, or give it unusual methods of escaping the enemy or countering their defenses.
Openness: Instantly warp where you wish, at any time. Join with others to hunt the Armada, mine asteroids alone if you prefer, or warp into the Neutral Zone to battle other players.