Playing StarMade is free during the alpha. However, you can pre-purchase the game and all its future updates, for just $3. This price is expected to rise, as a full-release comes closer. StarMade is available for Windows, Mac and Linux.
Installation is quick and easy:
- Ensure that your Java and all of your video drivers are up to date.
- Download the StarMade launcher from http://star-made.org/download
- Move the launcher to wherever you like. This will be your installation directory.
- Start the launcher.
- Once the launcher comes up, click
Update and Install Latest Version. This may take a while.
- Once the download is complete, click
- A new window will open up, where you can adjust settings for the game. We recommend that you leave the tutorial option on.
- Continue reading with the Beginner's Guide, which we highly recommend you read.
If you have any issues with the game, please visit the Troubleshooting page.