Friday eXcursion: Offworld Trading Company

I like to think that I’m a moderately intelligent human being. I can walk on two legs, and even in a straight line if need be. I can speak in complete sentences, if I’m not trying to walk. When I’m hungry, I’m quite capable of whipping up a meal and feeding myself. I’ve even been … Continue reading Friday eXcursion: Offworld Trading Company

Galactic Civilizations III: Mercenaries Review

Hello, Old Friend I’ve had a strange relationship with Stardock’s Galactic Civilizations III. When it was first announced I was mad excited, ready to fork over a hundred bucks for the Founder’s Elite version. I could name my own planet? Count me in! However, this initial exuberance slowly faded into Early Access reticence. By most … Continue reading Galactic Civilizations III: Mercenaries Review

Friday eXcursion: Homeworld – Deserts of Kharak

“My God, it’s full of stars!” - 2001: A Space Odyssey by Arthur C. Clarke When I was a wee tot, probably around ten or eleven years old, I owned a bedraggled paperback copy of 2001: A Space Odyssey by Arthur C. Clarke. I have no idea where it came from, but judging from the … Continue reading Friday eXcursion: Homeworld – Deserts of Kharak