Thea 2: The Shattering Review

Go back to 2015 for a moment. It was a year marked by the disappointing launches of Worlds of Magic and Sorcerer King, as well as the solid but ultimately unimpactful Galactic Civilizations III. It was also the year we got the most original take on 4X gaming since the 90’s: Thea: The Awakening (Thea1). … Continue reading Thea 2: The Shattering Review

Weekly eXchange #240 – Heyoo!!!

Join Rob and Nate as they bring you all the important information on all of your favorite 4X and strategy games! This week they talk about Civilization 6, At the Gates, Thea 2: the Shattering, Driftland: the Magic Revival, Age of Wonders: Planetfall, WH40K Gladius: Relics of War, Dawn of Andromeda, Stellaris, Pax Nova, Uciana, Endless … Continue reading Weekly eXchange #240 – Heyoo!!!

Weekly eXchange #232 – Something New?

Join Nate and Troy as they bring you all the important information on all of your favorite 4X and strategy games! This week they talk about Civilization 6, 10 Crowns, Thea 2: the Shattering, Age of Wonders: Planetfall, Interstellar Space: Genesis, Stellaris and much much more. As well as continued coverage for your other favorite 4X and … Continue reading Weekly eXchange #232 – Something New?

Space Tyrant Review

Right now, I’m in the prime of my life. My career is going well, and I’m taking on more responsibilities. My child is growing up and consequently getting more involved with clubs, sports, and various other extracurricular activities. My house is getting old enough now that I have to make occasional repairs and improvements. My … Continue reading Space Tyrant Review

Strategic eXpanse #34 – Strategic Warfare Part 2

Join Nate, Oliver, Mark, Joshua and Troy as they continue to discuss Warfare in 4X games and focus on the “Arc” of a 4X games. They also discuss ideas that they’d like to see developers implement in future games with a specific focus on Winning Conditions. So come, listen and tell us what you think. … Continue reading Strategic eXpanse #34 – Strategic Warfare Part 2

The Inglorious State Of 4X Games: An eXposition

Greetings! If you haven’t listened to the 33rd Strategic Expanse - 4th Anniversary Hangout featuring all of the lesser (I’m jesting) eXplorminate staffers then please stop reading this and go listen to that first. The rest of this little rant (thoughtful article?) will make a bit more sense with the proper context. With that out … Continue reading The Inglorious State Of 4X Games: An eXposition

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!