Asymmetric space empire builder where you feel like the Emperor, not a logistics officer. No micromanagement, grand scale, fast paced, audiences, assassins, imperial court, disloyal admirals.
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Very Positive (52 reviews) - 80% of the 52 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: Dec 5, 2016

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March 6

Version 1.08.1 released

A small technical update which introduces 'Big UI' video option and makes the game more likely to run on some older/odd setups.

- [misc] Better errors reporting (useful if you have an odd/old/rare setup and encounter some problems).
- [misc] Better handling in case of rare/old setups.

- [interface] 'Big UI' video option (Options/Video) which rescales the screen and make everything big, useful for high resolution monitors (it's the old experimental mode rescale UI option but improved).
- [interface] Beautified map scaling.

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February 27

Version 1.08 released

Another boring version with mostly technical updates, fixes, etc. Some interface improvements as well. No gameplay changes this time.

- [misc] Configuration (resolution settings, audio, etc) is persistent and not overwritten upon each update (you will see this effect upon the nearest update).
- [misc] Proper icon for .exe file.
- [misc] Installer (for non Steam distribution), no more .zip files.

- [interface] Unexplored planets have unexplored planet icon instead of planet type icon.
- [interface] Finished unique ship icons for different race types (all ship types included).
- [interface] Added ship icons to squadron details screen.

- [fix] Fixed prestige gain per era.
- [fix] Fixed squadron details screen (rare glitch).

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“Go check it out, it's pretty great!”
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About This Game

Basics:
Turn based, 4X, empire space builder, singleplayer, asymmetric, Emperor focused grand strategy.

Core features/promises:
  • You will feel like the Emperor (assassins, imperial court, granting audiences, rebels, imperial officials)
  • No micromanagement (no moving individual ships around or constructing boring farms, you deal with more important things)
  • Unique mechanics (if you are bored with other games and wanted to see something fresh, you won't be disappointed)


The premise behind the game.
You are the emperor, not a logistics officer. You don't deal with low level stuff like building farms, factories or individual ships. Instead you focus on the grander scale of things. You grant audiences, make edicts, appoint imperial officials, deal with court factions and assassins, crush rebels, decide on production quotas and priorities.

In the game there is no micromanagement, late game does not drag on forever. You can play a relatively fast paced game on a huge galaxy without late game slow downs. You own hundreds of planets, thousands of ships and all this is managed on the high level by edicts and a hierarchical fleet system. The whole premise was to make the player make only the important and interesting choices leaving everything else abstracted.

Another important feature is the asymmetric nature of the game. The AI plays by different rules, and does not try to win the game. Aliens are more like creatures living in the galaxy than computer controlled players. Sometimes they can be valuable assets worthy of protection and sometimes an obstacle to overcome. Aliens are not created equal, some are primitive beasts that shall be cleansed from the face of the galaxy, some are fellow humanoids inferior to Terrans of course but considered sentient and worthy of compassion.

In short it's a fast paced turn based space empire builder with no micromanagement, asymmetric mechanics, and focus on you as the emperor.

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: Win XP or better
    • Graphics: Screen resolution minimum 1024x768
    • Additional Notes: The game should run on almost any hardware, even outdated one. In case of problems run "safe" mode version.
    Recommended:
    • OS: Win XP or better
    • Graphics: Any non integrated card should be perfect
    • Additional Notes: In case of problems run "safe" mode version.
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Very Positive (52 reviews)
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