What’s The Future Of Civilization VI: An eXposition

Civilization VI (Civ6) came out October 21, 2016. Since its release, the game has undergone many changes with frequent seasonal updates, faction-oriented DLC releases and a full-blown expansion called Rise and Fall (Feb 2018). But Firaxis is not done yet. The next expansion, set for release on Feb 14, 2019 called Gathering Storm, is almost … Continue reading What’s The Future Of Civilization VI: An eXposition

Weekly eXchange #214 – Epic Steam BATTLE Round 1!

Join Nate, Troy and Joshua, as they bring you all the important information on all of your favorite 4X and strategy games! This week they talk about Empires in Ruins, Civilization 6, 10 Crowns, At the Gates, Age of Wonders: Planetfall, Wh40K Gladius: Relics of War, Endless Space 2, Stellaris, M.O.R.E and much much more. As well … Continue reading Weekly eXchange #214 – Epic Steam BATTLE Round 1!

Strategic eXpanse #33 – 4th Anniversary Hangout Session!

eXplorminate turned four years old! So Nate, Troy, Joshua and Mark had a some fun hanging out and talking about 4X and gaming in general. They had A LOT of fun, so much so, that some strong language made it on the podcast. Listeners, beware!!! Thank you for following us for four years, because we … Continue reading Strategic eXpanse #33 – 4th Anniversary Hangout Session!

2017 End of Year Statistical eXamination Part 2

You can find part one of this article series and all associated charts HERE. eXplorminate is entering its fifth calendar year of existence, thus we now have four years of market data from our time to examine. It’s been a very exciting period for 4X. Some call it a Renaissance, others a Second Golden Age, … Continue reading 2017 End of Year Statistical eXamination Part 2

All That Glitters Is Not Gold

With the release of Endless Space 2 (ES2), a wave in the space 4X ocean has crested. The “Big 4” space 4X games –  Master of Orion: Conquer the Stars (MoO:CTS), Galactic Civilizations III (GalCiv3), Stellaris and ES2 – have all landed within the past year along with major expansions for GalCiv3 and Stellaris amidst … Continue reading All That Glitters Is Not Gold