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A Strategy Game I Would Like to See

A Strategy Game I Would Like to See

In all strategy games that I’m aware of, whether board games or computer games, the player has instantaneous access to knowledge and instantaneous control of entities under their control. There may be a fog of war, occluding areas out of sight of the player’s units – but what any unit sees, the player also immediately sees. Similarly, there may be a limit to the number of actions a player can take – whether the extreme limit, of one a turn,…

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Stellaris: The T’Jell Wars

Stellaris: The T’Jell Wars

The continued story of my narrative from Stellaris, Paradox’s Grand Strategy space game. As you can read about here, I am playing a nation of egalitarian spiritualist humans, who spend their time living in utopian abundance and building temples to worship the stars. As at the end of the last post, I had explored a significant portion of the galaxy and won (with the help of raider mercenaries and a friendly nation of Honourbound Warrior ‘Goat Klingons’) a bloodless victory…

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Stellaris: Narratives from a Space Extravaganza

Stellaris: Narratives from a Space Extravaganza

I recently took advantage of some time in airports and hotels to return to Stellaris, Paradox’s interstellar grand strategy game. I had played a few games a couple of years ago and felt it had enormous potential but was let down by a few flaws – and then life took over so I’d not played more. The decision to return was prompted by seeing that a large number of updates appeared to have largely eliminated those issues, allowing it to…

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