Weekly eXchange #249 – MoM?!?!

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 Master of Magic, Thea 2: the Shattering, Burned Land, Age of Wonders: Planetfall, WH40K Gladius: Relics of War, Alliance of the Sacred Suns, Interstellar Space: Genesis, Galactic Civilizations 3, Endless … Continue reading Weekly eXchange #249 – MoM?!?!

Best “Starter” 4X Games

Rob here! I see this question asked a lot on the 4X Gaming subreddit and I'll occasionally get asked myself, "what's the best 4X game for someone new to the genre?" and it's about time we really sat down and thought about it. It's honestly a hard question to answer, as most 4X games are … Continue reading Best “Starter” 4X Games

Weekly eXchange #236 – Shattered!

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 Thea 2: the Shattering, Legendary Heroes: Fallen Enchantress, Pax Nova, Alliance of the Sacred Suns, Stellaris, Galactic Civilizations 3, 10 Crowns and much much more. As well as continued coverage for … Continue reading Weekly eXchange #236 – Shattered!

Dominions 5: Warriors Of The Faith Review

Dominions 5 is an astounding game. As a longstanding indie darling, the magnum opus of Illwinter Game Design has long been the poster child for iterative design: more the product of small adjustments over time and continuous development than a series of leaps and bounds. With Dominions 5 (Dom5), Illwinter has brought the full force … Continue reading Dominions 5: Warriors Of The Faith Review

Warhammer 40000 Gladius: Relics of War Review

Warhammer 40,000 (WH40K) is a grim and dark place. I should know, I’ve been tabletop gaming for more than 30 years in the universe created by Games Workshop. And not just gaming, but also reading the lore books, studying the army codices, and playing the video games. So let me get this out of the … Continue reading Warhammer 40000 Gladius: Relics of War Review

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!

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