Australia based Black Lab Games released a Star Hammer Tactics, combat based strategy game for the IPad in a free to play model. Consumers can play the first four campaigns for free and then pay $2.99 within the game to access 11 additional campaigns and to get access medium and large skirmish modes. Consumers can pay a special price of AU$1.99 / US$1.99 / GBP1.49 / EUR 1.59 through Tuesday November 29th.
Star Hammer Tactics Game Description from Black Labs:
The combat is designed for short burst game sessions but brings depth and strategy via careful positioning of ships, a limited number of powerful ranged missiles and a system that allows players to allocate power between defensive and offensive capabilities of each ship.
A new approach to the turn-based genre with battles fought in close ship-to-ship combat
Free to install with four campaign missions and small skirmish battles
Game Center support
Redesigned for iPad
Availability: The Star Hammer Tactics App is available from the App Store on iPad or at http://itunes.apple.com/app/star-hammer-tactics/id465592824
Pricing: free to install with limited content available to play. Remaining missions and expanded skirmish mode options can be unlocked via a single in-app purchase of AU$2.99 / US$2.99 / GBP 1.99 / EUR 2.39.
To celebrate the launch of the game, a special sale price will be available until Tuesday 29 November: AU$1.99 / US$1.99 / GBP1.49 / EUR 1.59.