I recently got into a debate with my good friend and colleague Oliver on our internal eXplorminate forums about what is or isn’t a 4X game. The staff has these debates every now and then, usually sparked by a game that doesn’t exactly fit the pure 4X definition - games like Total War: Warhammer, Sorcerer … Continue reading The Core Mechanism Of 4X Part 1: An eXposition
Join Nate and Troy as they bring you all the important information on all of your favorite 4X and strategy games! This week they talk about Alliance of the Sacred Suns, Galactic Civilizations 3, Barons of the Galaxy, Endless Space 2 and much much more. As well as continued coverage for your other favorite 4X and strategy games! … Continue reading Weekly eXchange #142 – Patreon Speaks!
What if I told you that there was a real-time space strategy game that allowed you to explore star systems, colonize planets, build fleets, recruit admirals, and fight against strange alien races? And no, I’m not talking about Stellaris... Conquest: Frontier Wars (CFW) is a real-time strategy space game from Fever Pitch Studios, originally released … Continue reading Monday eXcursion: Conquest – Frontier Wars
Every now and then, I stumble on upon a game that manages to capture my attention in a way I never quite expected. Kingdom: New Lands is one such game - and it grabbed me by delivering one of the most eye-wateringly beautiful pixel art aesthetics I’ve ever seen. It also happens to be a … Continue reading Friday eXcursion: Kingdom – New Lands
Join Nate and Troy as they bring you all the important information on all of your favorite 4X and strategy games! This week they talk about StarDrive 2, Stars in Shadow, Interstellar Space: Genesis, Stellaris, Civilizations 6 and much much more. As well as continued coverage for your other favorite 4X and strategy games! Music for eXplorminate … Continue reading Weekly eXchange #141 – Failure To Launch