Sid Meier’s Alpha Centauri – Review


A 1999 turn-based 4X strategy, where you colonize an alien planet orbiting around Alpha Centauri. Still played by many.


Starflight – The Forgotten Influencer

Damiano Gerli

They often say that media pioneers get the blame for everything that went wrong years later - yet no gratitude for their original achievements. It is, of course, mostly a stereotype. Still, it does seem to apply, in a way, to this particular project: strategic space simulation Starflight. Its influence on cosmic exploration games was massive; while its open-world nature has reached far beyond this genre. Even Mass Effect director Casey Hudson has cited it as a huge influence on the space RPG series. So, what happened? And why was this game so influential?

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Best 10 4X Strategy Games of All Time


Putting down a Top 10 list is always a tricky and infamous task furthermore if talking about 4X Strategy games, ...

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Review: Stellaris – Another Life in Another Galaxy


It’s not a game – it’s a life! Another life in another universe, where every galaxy filled with lifeforms, artifacts and space phenomena is diveded between Interstellar Empires

Endless Space 2 – Review


If you want a (relatively) easy entry point into 4X space strategies, and also the game that you can dive in for hours/days/weeks exploring. This is probably the best choice you can make.

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Fantasy General II: Invasion – Review


My forces on the battlefield are divided in half… They have been since we arrived at this cursed swamp. Some ...

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Fantastic Creatures Beta Let’s Play by Sampstra Games


Mythological Units. Ancient China. Experience a turn-based 4X strategy game where the land around you is slowly dying. Incarnate one ...