So this is an Alpha level release, comments should be constructive or aid in correcting issues, so here it goes. Ok 13 hours in, the AIs need to be a little more active, (like Endless Space - making offers that make no sense, and attack patterns that are identical - same target, same ships, over and over. Battle computer is way off on AUTO, it always cost me ships, in manual almost never lost one. Also, had some lock ups that required restart (battle), trade has some mysteries to it, only managed to get one trade route to work, others just sat there. Some video artifact in all mosts, black trapezoids related to other races ship travels, present in all three resolutions I tried, worse in lower resolutions. Its a good start, with some tweaking I think it could be on par with Endless Space which I like for the most part. Sounds are out of place maybe just not finished yet, way too loud and for some things (research, speeches) then nothing at all where you would like it (invading a planet victory, or someone attacking you) I recommend it based on its potential - I hope it achieves that.