Take control of your ship and explore the new world!

Boats & Banners is a turn-based strategy game with an 8-bit pixel art style, played on a map with hex-based tiles. Take part in an adventure and explore a new world! Establish colonies, build different kind of ships, produce new resources and battle with different players. Win the game by defeating all other players or by building the largest, best colony!

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Since this is an early access release, some features are not yet available. Stay tuned for the next release!

[ Patch 1.0.2 notes ]

As promised, this update is quite a lot bigger than the last one! First off, a new saving system has been added. The game is now saved automatically after every turn, and you can continue at any time from the menu.

You can now upgrade a Colony to a Stockade for the reasonable price of 20 wood. That allows you to build higher-level ships, but it comes with a tradeoff! Previously, you could build every unit right from the start, but that was quite unbalanced.

All of these changes required the AI to be reworked as well. The Ai should now be able to take advantage of the new features and hopefully be more of a challenge!

Full patch notes:

Gameplay

  • Added a saving system
  • Added ranged combat
  • Added tile upgrades
  • Improved the ai quite a bit
  • Tile takeovers are no longer instantaneous

Graphical changes

  • Animated the menu screen
  • Added angular sprites to (almost) all units
  • Added ranged attack animation
  • Changed the way unit stats are displayed

Various

  • Added camera scrolling
  • Added a 'disable hints' button in the pause menu

Bug fixes

  • Fixed a bug where the game didn't end when all other players were defeated

[ Patch 1.0.1 notes ]

This is a relatively small update, mainly intended to fix a few major bugs. Stay tuned for the next one though, that'll be a lot bigger!

Full patch notes:

Gameplay

  • Fixed text alignment in various places
  • Added more flavour text
  • Fixed a bug where building in an enemy's territory was possible
  • Game no longer keeps running while paused