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GalCiv IV: Video Dev Blog #2 - The Basics of Galactic Civilizations

Today, we embark on a thrilling journey into the heart of the Galactic Civilizations universe, uncovering the core mechanics that make this 4X strategy series so captivating.  Galactic Civilizations, developed by Stardock, is a renowned series of 4X games set in the vast expanse of space. Your ultimate goal is to guide your civilization to interstellar dominance amidst a galaxy teeming with formidable rivals. The gameplay is a harmonious blend of economic and industrial development, tech... [read more]

7/25/2023 By redskittlesonly in GalCiv IV Dev Journals

GalCiv IV: Video Dev Blog #1 - What is a 4X Game?

Welcome to the realm of 4X games, a genre that blends strategy, empire building, and immersive gameplay. In this dev blog, we'll take a deep dive into the world of 4X games, discovering their unique elements, iconic titles, and the reasons why they have captured the hearts of gamers worldwide.     Unveiling the 4X Genre The term "4X" was coined to describe games that embody the principles of "eXplore, eXpand, eXploit, and eXterminate." These games encompass empire building,... [read more]

7/18/2023 By redskittlesonly in GalCiv IV Dev Journals

GalCiv IV: Supernova Dev Journal #22 - Improving the Ship Design Screen

GalCiv IV: Supernova Dev Journal #22 - Improving the Ship Design ScreenWe currently have a challenge when it comes to designing ships in GalCiv. Most players are less into the cosmetic aspect and more into the functionality of ship design. And some players are really into the cosmetic design of ships. For GalCiv IV: Supernova, we are going to give up on trying to have one UI to rule them all and instead begin to have two different UIs. One for those who want to design the look of the ships... [read more]

7/17/2023 By Frogboy in GalCiv IV Dev Journals

v1.61 Early Access for Galactic Civilizations IV: Supernova Now Available

Galactic Civilizations v1.61 Early Access UpdateImproved strategic AI, refined ship construction, balanced ship combat, and enhanced battles The latest early access update for Galactic Civilizations, v1.61 is here. Immerse yourself in a galaxy teeming with enhanced strategic gameplay and thrilling battles. View the Full Changelog  |  Add to Steam Wishlist Here's a brief overview of the exciting features included in this update: Major Strategic AI Improvements Expe... [read more]

7/13/2023 By redskittlesonly in GalCiv IV News

Name A Star Contest - GalCiv IV: Supernova

  Hello all! As many of you know, the GalCiv III Elite Founders had the ability to name their own star in game. We wanted to extend a similar offer to our beloved fans of GalCiv IV: Supernova through this contest, where up to 100 lucky winners will have their star name added in-game. Immortalizing them forever in Supernova! Anyone with a Stardock account (new or existing) is eligible to submit a star name. All submissions will be approved by myself and the team at Stardock, and... [read more]

7/12/2023 By RammaStardock in GalCiv IV News

The Pirates, Planets, and Plunder Update: Sins of a Solar Empire II

Sins of a Solar Empire II: Pirates, Planets, and Plunder UpdateUpdated bounty system, added Pirate Raid events, modified planet components, updated UI, deploy more capital ships early in the game, increased number of collectible derelicts.View the full changelog    Pirates at Large: Bounties are now visible to all players, and those with the highest bounties better brace themselves for relentless pirate raids! But don't fret, you can pay off the bounty to ... [read more]

6/27/2023 By redskittlesonly in Sins II News

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