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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Dec 5, 2016
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December 13

Version 1.18 released

A bit of everything. Balance adjustments, interface improvements, new art assets, new character names, bug fixes, etc.

- [feature] Ethnics for characters (different name themes). Now characters can have different flavours of names.

- [balance] Slightly increased the effect of Fleet budget (finances).
- [balance] Doubled trade income.

- [misc] All fleets start with default squadron composition (to avoid confusion).

- [interface] Added tonnage per squadron (and projected tonnage) to Shipyard tonnage tooltip.
- [interface] More art assets for character portraits (hair and beard styles).

- [fix] Sometimes sound not playing on game logo screen.
- [fix] Autonomous fleet sometimes ignoring cancel conquest order.

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December 7

My other game, Automobile Tycoon, entered Beta!

EDIT: I have posted on the wrong game by mistake, but since I'm unable to delete this, let's make an announcement :)

* My other game, Automobile Tycoon just entered Beta. It's a car industry simulator which might be to your liking if you like Stellar Monarch (also focus on grander scale of things of running a company without boring micromanagement like manual distribution of cars and the like).

http://store.steampowered.com/app/656490/Automobile_Tycoon/



Stellar Monarch will have a new version somewhere this month (December). Among other things I plan additional portait elements (hair, faces, etc) for characters.
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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
    • Storage: 49 MB available space
    • 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
    • Storage: 99 MB available space
    • Additional Notes: In case of problems run "safe" mode version.
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