Category: Reviews

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 […]

Planets NU review

Imagine each of the following: Battlestar Galactica in an epic confrontation with a Borg cube. The Millennium Falcon doing a rebel ground assault on a Romulan outpost. Captain Kirk and the USS Enterprise doing a suicide run on the Death Star. Do any of the above scenes reach […]

Stars In Shadow Review

In the Shadow of Orion The original Master of Orion, published by MicroProse waaaaaaay back in 1993, is undoubtedly a classic. I know that’s like spouting “the sky is blue” or “water is wet” around these parts. MoO1 spawned a great sequel and an arguably not-so-great sequel to […]

Planar Conquest (PC) Review

I struggled for a long time with how to approach a review for Wastelands Interactive’s Planar Conquest (PQ). To date, eXplorminate has reviewed Worlds of Magic (the “first” version of PQ), ReeXamined WoM, and reviewed the mobile version of PQ for the iOS. Graphically, the PC version of […]