Acquista la saga completa di GalCiv II, che comprende Galactic Civilizations II: Dread Lords, l'espansione Dark Avatar, e la nuovissima espansione Twilight of the Arnor!
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17 dicembre 2015

No Game Left Behind: Stardock Brings Update to GalCiv II!

The crew here at Stardock cares a lot about our community and the games that we produce for you.

That's why we're pleased to announce that version 2.20 for Galactic Civilizations II is available for you today! 

Even when a title is "finished" and put out to market, there are always little things we find that could use a tweak or a change here and there. We also know what it's like to enjoy an old game so much that you keep going back to it, even when there are newer and "better" versions of it out there. 

With help of some awesome community members, the Dev Team has taken all of the suggestions and implemented them into this update. You can find he entire change log (spoiler alert: it's long!) at the bottom of this post.

A few words from our CEO and President, Brad Wardell:"It was awesome being able to work with the fans to integrate years of their own mods and tweaks into the base game. They also gave me a long list of areas where they thought I could improve the AI, which I used to dig into the now 10 year old AI source code base to implement."

We hope you enjoy the update. We have an awesome community here at Stardock and are so very happy that you're a part of it. Have a great holiday season!

Special Thanks
To Antonio "Mabus" Invernizzi, Gaunathor, SilasOfBorg, Kamil "OShee" Bober, DARCA1213, Sam "MarvinKosh" Edwards. Steffem "Maiden666" Jenter, MarvinKosh, Leiavoia, Frogboy and everyone else who helped out!

See the full list of changes here: http://steamcommunity.com/app/202200/discussions/0/487877107136803698/

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Informazioni sul gioco

Acquista la saga completa di Galactic Civilizations II, che comprende l'acclamato gioco strategico dell'anno per PC Galactic Civilizations II: Dread Lords, l'espansione Dark Avatar, vincitrice di numerosi premi, e la nuovissima espansione Twilight of the Arnor!

Galactic Civilizations II: Dread Lords: Galactic Civilizations II è il seguito del capolavoro strategico a turni del 2003 con lo stesso nome. Il giocatore prende il ruolo del comandante di una civiltà spaziale e deve guidare la sua espansione in una galassia ostile. Dovrà bilanciare le capacità economiche, tecnologiche, diplomatiche, culturali e militari della sua gente per costruire alleanze, combattere guerre ed in definitiva dominare la galassia. Il gioco è per giocatore singolo e permette di giocare su mappe galattiche generate casualmente o di intraprendere una lunga campagna che narra la storia di un antico nemico, i Dread Lords.

Galactic Civilizations II: Dark Avatar: L'espansione per Galactic Civilizations II: Dread Lords, il gioco di strategia di Stardock vincitore di molti premi. Questa espansione non aggiunge solo i contenuti tipici delle espansioni, come nuovi nemici, nuove unità e una nuova campagna, ma espande enormemente le possibilità di gioco di Galactic Civilizations II. Le nuove caratteristiche includono fasce di asteroidi che possono essere sfruttate per acquisire risorse, pianeti unici che richiedono tecnologie speciali per la loro colonizzazione, spie per sabotare e destabilizzare (o per proteggere i tuoi mondi dalla stessa fine), nuove tipologie di trattati diplomatici, un motore di intelligenza artificiale più evoluto, e molto di più!

Galactic Civilizations II: Twilight of the Arnor: Siamo nel 2227 e la guerra sta consumando la galassia a causa delle macchinazioni dei malvagi Dread Lords. Ma le altre civiltà, guidate dagli umani, hanno un piano per sbarazzarsi dei Dread Lords una volta per tutte.

Espandi l'universo di Galactic Civilizations II con le Terror Stars, alberi tecnologici unici per ogni civiltà, editor di mappe, creatori di scenari personalizzati, editor di campagne, nuove classi di astronavi, nuovi miglioramenti planetari, e molto di più!

Caratteristiche principali:

  • Il bellissimo motore grafico 3D dà vita a pianeti, stelle, asteroidi e battaglie spaziali.
  • Crea pezzo per pezzo le tue navi spaziali 3D grazie allo Shipyard.
  • Gioca con una tra le dodici civiltà uniche presenti nel gioco, oppure crea la tua!
  • Molte strade portano alla vittoria: la conquista militare, il dominio culturale, le alleanze politiche, la supremazia tecnologica e l'ascesa.
  • Giocabilità che crea dipendenza: galassie dinamiche, dalle più piccole a quelle gigantesche.
  • La superiore intelligenza artificiale a calcolo parallelo permette alle civiltà controllate dal computer di offrire una sfida divertente senza dover barare.
  • Pubblica i tuoi risultati sulla rete grazie a Metaverse e sfida i giocatori di tutto il mondo.
  • Il design completamente modificabile permette ai giocatori di creare nemici, scenari e grafica unici.
  • La diplomazia avanzata permette ai giocatori di commerciare, stipulare trattati, dichiarare alleanze e altro ancora.

Requisiti di sistema

    • Operating system: Windows® XP SP3 / Vista™ SP2 / Windows® 7 / 8.1 / 10
    • Processor: Intel® Pentium® III 1 GHz (or AMD equivalent)
    • Memory: 512 MB (1 GB for Windows 7 / Vista)
    • Hard disk space: 2 GB
    • Video:64 MB DirectX 9.0c Compatible Video Card
    • Sound: DirectX® 9.0c Compatible Sound Card
    • DirectX®: DirectX® 9.0c

    • Other Requirements: Broadband Internet connection, also to activate this game you must create a Stardock account while launching the game on Steam.
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starlord3452
( 3.9 ore in totale )
Pubblicata: 2 maggio
This is by far one of my favorite games, i used to own it way before i got steam. I decided to get it agian and it was a great decision on my part. just note this game is not for everyone, it involves a lot of micro mangement. But when you learn the game and are patient, the game realy pays off. Double thumbs up from me.
Curundir
( 116.1 ore in totale )
Pubblicata: 2 maggio
I've been playing this game since it's release (way, way back) and I still love it dearly. It's a 4x turn-based strategy game, set in a sci-fi environment. The players start off as a young race on one planet, with a handful of spaceships. With these ships they can explore and exploit the universe and it's diverse offerings, colonize new planets, meet opponents and friends, fight pirates and other threats, build starbases, or conquer opponent's planets. There are many ways to win, some peaceful, others violent.

The most heard comment on Galciv is that it is Sid Meier's Civilization IN SPACE. This might be an obvious comparison, but in my mind that is only partially true. The first obvious difference is that in space there are no tactical advantages to be had from terrain. Another huge difference is that in Galciv you can actually design your own units. And the tech tree is much bigger, and also forked. That means that at any time you can choose from many different technologies to research, while in Sid Meier's Civilization your choices are limited.

What all that means to me, is that Galciv feels more like a 4X GRAND strategy game. The scope is more epic, you have way more freedom, and games generally take a lot longer. The trick here is to realize that you cannot learn to play this game without reading it's (excellent) manual. There are so many game concepts to wrap your head around, that in your first game you will probably feel like a headless chicken running around. In the second game you will have some understanding of all the concepts, and you'll start to experiment a little, e.g. with ship design and planet specialization. Upping the difficulty is not recommended for your first few playtroughs.

I tried Galciv III for a few hours and I don't see any improvements over this older version. Quite the contrary in fact. I would recommend this version II Ultimate Edition over version III in a heartbeat. This is such a solid, balanced, epic and well thought-out game, that one wonders why they had to make a new one in the first place...
=T-G-G= Jred477
( 72.1 ore in totale )
Pubblicata: 23 aprile
Diplomacy needs some work, but at least this game doesn't confuse the heck out of me like Gal Civs 3 does. Seriously What is Pragmatism, Benevolence, and.... can't remember the other one, might have been Malevolence or something... and the production tree and research tree is very easy to get the hang of using. 3 cheers for GalCivs 2!!!!!!!!

10/10 for being the best space strategy game ever!
Bluewave256
( 6.7 ore in totale )
Pubblicata: 18 aprile
Slow and clunky.. Not much to do. Map generation options seem to do not work at all. I prefer Distant Worlds and Endless Space not to mention Master of Orion. A question to developers: Explain to me what is the reason for uninhabitable planets to exist.. There is none. At least let me exploit them in some way. It is like the sea in Civilization.. Useless if I can't make cities or something on it.. Good thing I did not pay anything for this game thanks to bundles.. I will try it another time in the future when I am less enraged with stupid developers who do not know anything about "FUN" and a "functioning program that works".
DangerousEwe53
( 18.4 ore in totale )
Pubblicata: 17 aprile
The game is solid,but I bought the game yesterday and I've had 6 crashes and 4 game breaking issues.
wolkenwand
( 2.5 ore in totale )
Pubblicata: 14 aprile
Good game.
- ☯ Do$h -
( 0.2 ore in totale )
Pubblicata: 10 aprile
L'atmosfera di questo titolo è incredibile, dalle musiche all'ampia gamma di cose da fare, produrre, sbloccare, potenziare ed impostare. Un elogio, a tal proposito, va ad uno dei tutorial più efficaci ed esaustivi che abbia mai visto.
Il problema è che le partite durano tantissimo, ci vogliono ore intere di amministrazione e le opzioni da considerare rubano parecchio tempo, dilatandosi nel tempo e privandovi di un gameplay continuo che vi tenga incollati allo schermo.
Se siete amanti dei gestionali o degli imperi spaziali, prendetelo subito perchè ci sono davvero tante possibilità in grado di intrattenervi ma, se non rientrate in queste categorie, potreste trovarlo noioso ed insostenibile.
seandoc12
( 173.2 ore in totale )
Pubblicata: 5 aprile
Long Live the Terran Alliance !
Kodkod
( 24.0 ore in totale )
Pubblicata: 17 marzo
Forget about life period.
imperiusdamian
( 98.7 ore in totale )
Pubblicata: 15 marzo
In a word: Addictive. Yes, addictive in that terrifying, inescapable, "just-one-more-turn" way. Galactic Civilizations II is what you get if you take Master of Orion II, expand it so that the galaxy, tech tree and ship customisation are roughly a hundred times as huge without ever becoming boring, bump the graphics up to a standard still respectable today for a TBS, give each civilization some serious make-or-break differences (hint: the Drengin and the Yor almost always end up dominating most of the galaxy that ISN'T YOU), and shove it out there to give almost every other space-based TBS a serious poke in the eye.

Galactic Civilizations II, made even better by its two expansions Dark Avatar and Twilight of the Arnor, allows you to build up a massive, sprawling interstellar empire, then throw the universe into chaos by stomping rough-shod all over everybody else's massive, sprawling interstellar empires. Each race has its own personality which helps (or hinders) it in its dealings with its various neighbours. Depending on your chosen path, your ethical choices, your research direction and your custom ship designs, you can choose peaceful, violent, subversive or a combination of methods to conquer a galaxy with a large number of customisation options. Galaxies can range in size from miniature star-cluster sized affairs which can be overrun in the space of an afternoon to immense beasts that will probably take weeks to complete a game on. You can pick and choose who shares these galaxies with you; decide how frequent habitable planets will be; choose the difficulty level and the rate at which technologies are researched, and several other options which make each galaxy a unique one. Stars and habitable planets are all renameable for a truly Make-Your-Own-Galaxy experience.

Galactic Civilizations II is also still receiving updates from its developer Stardock. The most recent of these seems to have fixed the occasional crash-to-desktop errors which previously occurred, although oddly enough the newest NVidia drivers on Windows 10 seem to generate an "out-of-date driver" error on startup. This error however has no effect on the game itself, which still runs flawlessly on my machine.
Princess Luna
( 122.4 ore in totale )
Pubblicata: 14 marzo
Great fun, sort of like Civilization set in a Galactic war...they should call it Galactic Civilization...oh right.
Anyway, yes, you should buy this game if you're a fan of turn based strategy and want something different. The enemies are great, the combat system works well. I really enjoyed this game, but you do need to be into this sort of thing to enjoy it.
trevorlw33
( 304.2 ore in totale )
Pubblicata: 13 marzo
Great game, highly addicative, my only problem is the shipbuilding can be very clunky.
Meatbolt®
( 0.1 ore in totale )
Pubblicata: 2 marzo
This one was awesome played it through stardocks, than k you stardocks
brasidas1981
( 39.9 ore in totale )
Pubblicata: 25 febbraio
This game isn't very good.
Number7
( 23.2 ore in totale )
Pubblicata: 24 febbraio
This was such a time sink in college. I bought it on Stardock's (used to be) DRM free service. This has DRM btw. If you want it DRM free, buy it on GOG.

The AI felt smarter in GCI. The cost curve to build structures and ships feels too high. The tech trading is easily gamed. If you get too powerful and you don't quickly act you will get game altering events such as thousands of pirate ships with advanced technology (where did they get this tech? My military is the most advanced in the galaxy and everyone else is either defeated or Canada.)

With that said, the atomsphere, the ship building, making your own story in your head, the event choices. The 23.2 hours at the time of this review leaves out the 100+ I played back when Windows XP was popular. If you like 4X this game is a great experience (and you can get it a good price too during the sales).

It runs great on modern machines, except for a random, very annoying delay when you end a turn. The founder of the studio said the issue was in GalCiv1 and the code was so old they didn't want to touch for fear of breaking more things.
Elac
( 79.3 ore in totale )
Pubblicata: 24 febbraio
Great Game!
jmsjtangen35
( 95.5 ore in totale )
Pubblicata: 20 febbraio
This is a great space strategy game. Control worlds, make friends and destroy your enemies. You can play short quick games or long term strategy games. Win using your charm or strength of arm.
Nasty Nate
( 40.7 ore in totale )
Pubblicata: 7 febbraio
I ♥♥♥♥ my pants

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Long Live the Terran Alliance !
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Great fun, sort of like Civilization set in a Galactic war...they should call it Galactic Civilization...oh right.
Anyway, yes, you should buy this game if you're a fan of turn based strategy and want something different. The enemies are great, the combat system works well. I really enjoyed this game, but you do need to be into this sort of thing to enjoy it.
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This was such a time sink in college. I bought it on Stardock's (used to be) DRM free service. This has DRM btw. If you want it DRM free, buy it on GOG.

The AI felt smarter in GCI. The cost curve to build structures and ships feels too high. The tech trading is easily gamed. If you get too powerful and you don't quickly act you will get game altering events such as thousands of pirate ships with advanced technology (where did they get this tech? My military is the most advanced in the galaxy and everyone else is either defeated or Canada.)

With that said, the atomsphere, the ship building, making your own story in your head, the event choices. The 23.2 hours at the time of this review leaves out the 100+ I played back when Windows XP was popular. If you like 4X this game is a great experience (and you can get it a good price too during the sales).

It runs great on modern machines, except for a random, very annoying delay when you end a turn. The founder of the studio said the issue was in GalCiv1 and the code was so old they didn't want to touch for fear of breaking more things.
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This one was awesome played it through stardocks, than k you stardocks
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In a word: Addictive. Yes, addictive in that terrifying, inescapable, "just-one-more-turn" way. Galactic Civilizations II is what you get if you take Master of Orion II, expand it so that the galaxy, tech tree and ship customisation are roughly a hundred times as huge without ever becoming boring, bump the graphics up to a standard still respectable today for a TBS, give each civilization some serious make-or-break differences (hint: the Drengin and the Yor almost always end up dominating most of the galaxy that ISN'T YOU), and shove it out there to give almost every other space-based TBS a serious poke in the eye.

Galactic Civilizations II, made even better by its two expansions Dark Avatar and Twilight of the Arnor, allows you to build up a massive, sprawling interstellar empire, then throw the universe into chaos by stomping rough-shod all over everybody else's massive, sprawling interstellar empires. Each race has its own personality which helps (or hinders) it in its dealings with its various neighbours. Depending on your chosen path, your ethical choices, your research direction and your custom ship designs, you can choose peaceful, violent, subversive or a combination of methods to conquer a galaxy with a large number of customisation options. Galaxies can range in size from miniature star-cluster sized affairs which can be overrun in the space of an afternoon to immense beasts that will probably take weeks to complete a game on. You can pick and choose who shares these galaxies with you; decide how frequent habitable planets will be; choose the difficulty level and the rate at which technologies are researched, and several other options which make each galaxy a unique one. Stars and habitable planets are all renameable for a truly Make-Your-Own-Galaxy experience.

Galactic Civilizations II is also still receiving updates from its developer Stardock. The most recent of these seems to have fixed the occasional crash-to-desktop errors which previously occurred, although oddly enough the newest NVidia drivers on Windows 10 seem to generate an "out-of-date driver" error on startup. This error however has no effect on the game itself, which still runs flawlessly on my machine.
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14.7 ore in totale
Pubblicata: 7 dicembre 2015
To all of you who are having trouble with the Game's RDM it's eazy to sort out if you follow these eazy steps

1) once you download the game and have installed it and you go to launch the game for the first time it will come up with you CD Key DO NOT close the window

2) Click the Copy to Clipboard button in the window that shows your CD Key

3) Create a Stardock Account using the E-Mail address you use for your Steam Account (You can use any other E-Mail address you own but I find it easier to remember) ((This will also alow you to redownload GC 2 if steam ever stops working))

4) When the Stardock Window opens asking for your User Name and Password just put in the E-Mail address (And Password) you used to create your Stardock Account

5) If for any reason your CD Key isn't on your clipboard reclick the Copy to Clipboard button in the window that shows your CD Key, then once you have done that copy your CD Key from your Clipboard to the space that is asking for the CD Key using the Control-V Shortcut Command

6) Click next, and the game will take about 5 minutes at most to regester the game for that computer (This can be done for other Computers as well)

7) Now that the game is regestered you can play...

At most this process should take about 15 minutes
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134.7 ore in totale
Pubblicata: 13 gennaio
GalCiv 2 is a love hate relationship for me.

GalCiv 2 is like an old lover. Who visits, stays a couple of hours then disappears again for the next year or two. Which is fine, she's a bomb but gets on my nerves quick.

I can spend hours designing my ships, forming my fleets.
Only to have my neat formations confronted by a never ending, undisciplined stream of enemy ships. Like a laser beam they target one spot on the map, and keep on coming to that one spot. For hours realtime. No flanking, no sneak attacks elsewhere, nothing. Just that endless stream of bots.

If you try it out, make sure to have random events deactivated. Those release what some nutty gamedesigner considers to be fun: overpowered super race waltzing all over the place.
MoO had it as well, precursor motherlovers that suddenly appear and mess it all up with ease. Must be a religious defect in the producer's noggin.

Do I recommend it? Would I recommend drinking alcohol? That would be a no, I myself drink too much.
Hm.
I recommend the old bomb bum. That I can do.
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354.2 ore in totale
Pubblicata: 9 novembre 2015
I just logged in after 8-9 months of not playing and the registration worked fine. Just put in the code that steam gives you for every game and boom, it works. IDK why others are having problems but this is still the best space 4x out there (much better then galciv 3).
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171.5 ore in totale
Pubblicata: 26 gennaio
This is honestly one of the best games I have ever played. It offers an unlimited number of options with the sandbox mode, multiple races and tech trees, as well as custom races. In one month I have put in 168 hours into this game and I'm still going strong. It can be as easy or as difficult as you wish which is why I am addicted to this game. Get IT!!! You won't be sorry.
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411.8 ore in totale
Pubblicata: 20 gennaio
This game is pretty awesome. It's like civilization for space. If you like micromanaging and long game play, this is the game for you.
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53.3 ore in totale
Pubblicata: 26 gennaio
4X TBS. Game was just updated!
This game brinngs the difficulty and depth. An enormous research tree to explore. Many DIFFERENT races to play as you make your imprint upon the galaxy the size of your choosing. A sleek ship builder that is actually useful, not just cosmetic. This game is superb. The sci fi elemets are believable enough to make you think.
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74.9 ore in totale
Pubblicata: 11 gennaio
I was constantly told this game had amazing AI, hence why I bought it.
Turned out to have easily exploitable AI - worse though, its full of game-breaking bugs and glitches, along with save-games constantly corrupting for seemingly no reason, wiping out hours of progress at a time. Not even autosaves are safe.
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80.9 ore in totale
Pubblicata: 6 dicembre 2015
GalCiv 2 is lacking some essential, tactical depth, as well as more options for the map generator.
Wanna have a fair game without the incredibly overpowered resource system? Too bad, you gonna die to the influence hogger.
Tired of manually managing your planets in an immensely-sized map? Too bad, have fun with carpal tunnel, because you can't set the governor by default, and have to select him.
Outsourcing work to get a fraction of the galaxy's production capability while 100% of the money goes to tourism of other civs? Too bad, the game doesn't have that.
How about more political systems, like a triumvirate of sorts? Too bad, authoritarian regime and representive democracy are the only ways to go.
Turning off Galactic Achievements? Are you crazy?

This is a grudge I hold with ALL 4x games: They feel like a forced, strictly competetive race.
Cooperation is a game field that is not explored much, so it would've been nice to have a mode of sorts, where you can only escape bankruptcy by cooperating with other civs, and where you have to react to serious crisises.
Maybe I'm just a little bit picky about the financial aspect.

Battles are stiff and lack impact.
Tech screens try to be funny, and sometimes have spelling errors.
Colony rushing is still effective, and that's a good thing.
Building ships is troublesome with floating point sliders.

The game itself runs okay, I've encountered crashes while playing a lenghty round on immense, but otherwise it's fine.
Tools are not very sophisticated and clearly lack testing; I'm having more fun with a HEX editor, tbh..

So, yeah, it's basic, and it works (mostly), but I'd like to see a more... loaded experience in the future.
I thus cannot recommend this game.

Oh, and the 3rd party DRM is pretty bad. Like, UPlay level of bad.
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425.3 ore in totale
Pubblicata: 31 dicembre 2015
Was a blast if your looking to rule the galaxy! Looking a little dated now. GCIII looks better and plays better but the ship designer in GSII smokes GSIII's ship designer. GSII can flip the ships over and add parts to the undersides, fronts, backs, tops and every which location on the ship. GSIII 2D ship designer?!?!?!?!? It's ok. Just not as fun.
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1.0 ore in totale
Pubblicata: 7 gennaio
This game is great. If you have DRM issues, then I am sorry to hear that. I haven't had any issues with DRM. Transferring to a new laptop or using a temporary desktop for a while, the DRM has not once ever given me trouble. The game itself is fantastic. Plenty of ways to win, you can build alliances with other factions. There are large factions and smaller sub factions.

I will however admit there is definitely a learning curve, and it does't help that there is LOTS of micromanagement required. And when your empire starts expanding, the turns will take longer and longer and longer as you check every ship and planet and ensure that they are doing as needed. And making sure you are building properly and so on so forth.

The only issue I have had was on my old computer, the game would like to crash every so often. But not on the laptop. I have no problems with this game, you can quickly get lost in it.
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Pubblicata: 2 marzo 2014
Imagine with me, if you will. You are leader of a small but prosperous empire, controlling roughly two dozen small star systems. You and your allies have been at war with the most powerful civilization for years, and you've managed to gain the upper hand. A long and costly war has cost you several star systems and most of your fleet. Finally, they agree to peace. You sign the papers, and begin to focus on internal affairs.

As you check your intelligence briefings, you notice that another empire has been building up their military. Significantly. As it stands, the Yor have four to five times as much firepower as the rest of the nations put together, as well as a much larger population. They begin to greedily prey upon the weaker nations, demanding tribute or conquering them.

You halt all social and military production, and begin pouring all of your resources into your R&D projects, developing weapons and shields specialized to counter the growing threat. One by one, your allied nations fall to swarms of powerful Yor ships.

After the research had advanced sufficiently, you empty your coffers and upgrade your small fleet, and purchase some additional cruisers. You position your fleet on the Terran-Yor border and wait.

Its time. Your destroyers flash across the border, seeking out the numerically superior Yor fleets and engaging them. Terran ships begin to explode, but the Yor are technologically inferior, and they explode faster. War erupts across the galaxy as civilizations pick their sides. A galactic conflagration begins.

Behind your destroyers, fleets of heavily-escorted troop carriers descend onto Yor worlds, crammed with billions of troops. Tens, then hundreds, of billions die as your begin to inch your way towards the Yor homeworlds. Your war machine keeps turning, producing dozens of sophisticated warships.

Eventually, Icos itself falls. You survey your vast empire, won with the blood of countless billions. Your huge fleet dwarfs all others. Your allies are afraid of you. You've positioned fleets on all of your borders, backed up with troop ships.

Then you realize: you've become what you set out to destroy.

This is Galactic Civilizations.
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6.4 ore in totale
Pubblicata: 28 dicembre 2013
Ottimo gioco di strategia spaziale che va assolutemente comprato
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72.5 ore in totale
Pubblicata: 7 giugno 2015
A great game, of which I am angry I cannot play anymore because of the stupid "Stardock Account" that is now required to run this game . I have registered for this dumb account proccess and the game errors after launch every time. why this is now part of this game I do not care but i feel it is now becoming a "process" for running some steam games. If i go through steam for games and multiplayer content why is there another middle man for playing the game?? it makes no sense.
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231.3 ore in totale
Pubblicata: 31 gennaio 2014
Ah, GalCiv2... Memories...
I sank so, so many hours into this game. I owned it on CD before losing them and having to buy it again on Steam. And then sank in some more hours, for good measure.

So, what makes this game awesome? It's often compared to Civilization, but in space. Yeah, that sounds about right... but it's not totally true either. See, GalCiv has many things Civilization does not. Unique tech trees for every race: check. Unique gameplay for every race: check. Being able to customize every single ship: check. That's right, no Warrior vs Warrior here. You can build your ships however you like with the ship builder and put whatever weapons, armour, modules and engines you damn well like.

The political system is also well tought-out and doesn't feel out of place. Want a bigger economic bonus? Go Star Democracy! But what's that? Oh yeah, we're a democracy now, I can't just declare war on a whim... Alright then, let's ask what the parliament thinks. They approve? Oh yeah, let's kick some alien butt, baby! (If your approval is too low, good luck getting your people to follow you into war. They have other priorities you know.)

Okay, enough talk. You're a strategy fan? Need another 4x game to sink time into? Get this game and thank me later!
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118.5 ore in totale
Pubblicata: 19 ottobre 2013
Ok listen if you're a strategy game fan you need to own this game no questions asked. This is about as good as you're going to get when it comes to the 4x genre and is pretty much Civilization 5 in space but better and with its own ship designer. There is an extremely large amount of techs, buildings, weapons and so on so yeah a lot of variety. Even the ship builder is well developed as you can build a ship anyway you like and equip it anyway you like based on the technology you have availible. With Galactic Cvilizations 3 announced recently and the low price this game is at there is no reason why you should not pick this one up and give it a go if you like strategy at all I promise you won't regret it.
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