Remember when you bought a game at the store, took it home, devoured the user manual the first evening, and then played a game that you would slowly master? Those were the days.
Today, games are much more sophisticated and today's gamers want to see their games evolve and improve based on their feedback. That brings us to this walk-through of Galactic Civilizations III v3.
For the purposes of this walk-through, I will be using v3.0 with all expansions installed. Your experience will differ some depending on what you have installed, but assuming you have the Gold Edition, you should be set.
Chapter 1: Setting up your game
- Galactic Civilizations is a sandbox game. That means each game is different. We include a series of campaigns, but other than the tutorial, we recommend choosing "new game" first.
- For your first game, choose the Terran Alliance. Each alien civilization plays somewhat differently, but presuming you're human, the Terrans are probably the most relatable.
- For galaxy size, stay with MEDIUM or less for your first few games. Medium requires a system with 4GB of memory. Memory is the price we pay to avoid having "space lanes".
- For everything else, keep to the default, and into the game you go.