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Joshua "Gwydion" Jacobs

Stellaris: Utopia Review

When Stellaris launched I was one of many to shower it with acclaim. Here was the space 4X game we’d been waiting for that would revolutionize the genre. Of course, there were problems, but Stellaris showed the promise for something great, given time. We’re now almost a year […]

Stellar Monarch Review

Released in December of 2016, Stellar Monarch (SM) is a Space 4X-Grand Strategy Hybrid created by one of our regular eXplorminate forum members, Chris Koźmik and his company Silver Lemur Games. Originally, the game was called Pocket Space Empire, but it was too big to fit in a pocket, so […]

Stellaris Review

Since humanity first looked up at the skies, we have been inspired by the great inky expanse that blankets us every evening as we close our eyes and dream. That’s what space is, really. A dream of everything that might be. In many ways, space 4X games are […]