Interstellar Space: Genesis Q&A

Explorminate has made a conscious effort to reach out to as many of 4X studios as possible to find out more about their projects through a series of Q&A’s. That series continues today with Praxis Games and their upcoming title Interstellar Space: Genesis. Could you start by telling us about your team? The development team … Continue reading Interstellar Space: Genesis Q&A

Thea 2: the Shattering – Mechanics and Gameplay Q&A Part 2

Here we are again folks. In part one of this Q&A series, we spoke to Mila about the quests and lore of Thea 2. For the second part in Thea 2: the Shattering Q&A series, we’ll be delving into the mechanics and gameplay elements. This time, we are joined by Khash Firestorm, the (remarkably well-named) … Continue reading Thea 2: the Shattering – Mechanics and Gameplay Q&A Part 2

Star Control: Origins Preview

Of all the things I’ve had the privilege of doing here at eXplorminate, nothing would have excited my twelve-year old self more than this: I’ve gotten a sneak preview of the upcoming Star Control game from Stardock! The fine folks at Stardock gave me a chance to play the first chapter of their new game, … Continue reading Star Control: Origins Preview

Aggressors: Ancient Rome Preview

2018 is proving to be an unconventional year for 4X games. Instead of the barrage of Master of Orion 1/2 clones and the occasional fantasy offering, we’ve gotten a quick-play 4X called Space Tyrant and a post-apocalyptic title, Warhammer 40k Gladius: Relics of War. Both have been well received by our community. Next up is … Continue reading Aggressors: Ancient Rome Preview

Aggressors: Ancient Rome Q&A

2018 is the year of small studio games. Explorminate has made a conscious effort to reach out to as many of these small studios as possible to find out more about their projects through a series of Q&A’s. That series continues today with Kubat Software and their upcoming title Aggressors: Ancient Rome. Could you start by … Continue reading Aggressors: Ancient Rome Q&A

WH40K Gladius: Relics Of War Preview/Q&A

As a long time fan of the various Warhammer tabletop games from Games Workshop, I have always wondered what a 4X title set in that universe would be like. Yes, there are more than a few to choose from, but that 40,000 Grimdark variant was always my favorite. Well, Slitherine’s announcement of Warhammer 40K Gladius: … Continue reading WH40K Gladius: Relics Of War Preview/Q&A

Thea 2: The Shattering – Quests and Lore Q&A

One of eXplorminate’s most anticipated games for 2018 is, without a doubt, Thea 2: The Shattering. We’ve had a couple updates on its development so far, but those have  dealt mostly with the mechanics of the game. What about the lore? We wanted to know more about the story of Thea, so we “sat down” … Continue reading Thea 2: The Shattering – Quests and Lore Q&A