Monday eXcursion: The Great Whale Road

The Great Whale Road (GWR) is a tactical RPG from Sunburned Games set way back in the good old Viking days that seem to be so popular lately (see also: The History Channel…). Your character starts as the newly minted, albeit unlikely, new village chief after the old chief got himself killed off by a … Continue reading Monday eXcursion: The Great Whale Road

Weekly eXchange # 155 – Interesting Games!

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 Eador: Imperium, Driftland: The Magic Revival, Civilization VI, Thea 2, Stars in Shadow, Starborne, GalaCollider and much much more. As well as continued coverage for your other favorite 4X and strategy … Continue reading Weekly eXchange # 155 – Interesting Games!

Weekly eXchange #154 – Damn You YouTube!

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 Civilization 6, Oriental Empires, Driftland: The Magic Revival, Total War: Warhammer 2, Thea 2. Polaris Sector, Stellaris, Stars in Shadow and much much more. As well as continued coverage for your … Continue reading Weekly eXchange #154 – Damn You YouTube!

The Core Mechanism of 4X Part 2: An eXposition

In Part 1, we defined the core mechanic for 4X and illustrated how it could be seen in exploration, research, and diplomacy. In part 2, we continue examining how the core mechanism manifests itself in other aspects of play. Unlocking Tools for Victory in eXtermination Combat is a major system that might seem like it … Continue reading The Core Mechanism of 4X Part 2: An eXposition