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From eXplorminate at 2023-01-27 14:00:00

Rob’s Look at 2022 and 2023

Rob revisits 2022 and looks forward to the year that could be 2023. And boy, does 2023 look amazing!

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From eXplorminate at 2023-01-25 14:30:00

Pax Nova ReXamination

Our newest writer at eXplorminte, Aaron, comes forward to talk about the state of Pax Nova in 2023 after quite a few recent patches and the DLC.

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From eXplorminate at 2023-01-19 17:30:00

Age of Wonders 4 Announced!

Surprise! Triumph Studios is indeed working on Age of Wonders 4! And the release date is much sooner than you think!

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From eXplorminate at 2023-01-18 11:00:00

Eden’s Last Sunrise: The Review

Jesse takes a look at Eden's Last Sunrise, a tactical RPG with some unique characters!

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From eXplorminate at 2022-12-25 11:00:00

Galactic Civilizations 4 Review

About time, right? Rob finally gives his thoughts on the release version of Galactic Civilizations 4. Are they all that different from his detailed preview in beta?

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From eXplorminate at 2022-12-22 23:00:00

Episode #48: GotY and SpellForce: Conquest of Eo

Rob, Ben, Drexy, and Jesse sit down and discuss the release of Master of Magic, then Rob and Jesse provide their impressions of SpellForce: Conquest of Eo. Somewhere along the way, Rob and Drexy have it out over Stellaris, then they make nice, and they all talk about their personal games of the year.

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From eXplorminate at 2022-12-20 13:00:00

SpellForce: Conquest of Eo Gameplay

SpellForce: Conquest of Eo is an adventure, RPG, 4X, and tactical hybrid that might actually pull off that crazy amalgamation of genres. Rob has some world-exclusive gameplay to show you, so come on in!

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From eXplorminate at 2022-12-12 13:00:00

Master of Magic Interview with Mila of MuHa Games

Rob, and resident Master of Magic expert, Ben, sat with Mila from MuHa Games and discuss the imminent release of their Master of Magic Reboot release!

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From eXplorminate at 2022-12-07 09:00:00

Let’s eXplore IXION

IXION combines city building, survival elements, and exploration, into a thrilling space opera as you explore the stars. Has it lived up to a description like that? Watch on to find out!

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From eXplorminate at 2022-12-05 13:00:00

Let’s eXplore Knights of Honor II: Sovereign

It's been many, many years in the making, but Rob finally has his hands on Knights of Honor II and it's time to see it in action!

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From eXplorminate at 2022-12-03 11:00:00

Let’s eXplore End State

End State has finally entered Early Access and Rob is here to see if it's worth diving into yet and investing your hard-earned money.

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From eXplorminate at 2022-12-02 11:00:00

Ozymandias: Bronze Age Empire Sim Review

Ozymandias: Bronze Age Empire Sim is a historical strategy game set at the dawn of the ancient world in Eurasia. Filip is here to tell you if it's worth your time.

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From eXplorminate at 2022-11-25 15:30:00

Brigandine: Legend of Runersia Review

Arumlamina gives his thoughts on this strategy game that hails from a different era. Is Brigadine a game worthy of your time?

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From eXplorminate at 2022-11-15 11:00:00

Age of Wonders 4: A Wish List

Our community expert, Mormengil, takes an extraordinarily deep dive into the mechanics of Age of Wonders 3 and Planetfall and comes up with his opinion on the best formula for the future fourth iteration of this amazing series.

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From eXplorminate at 2022-11-14 13:00:00

Let’s eXplore Alliance of the Sacred Suns

Rob jumps in with the Beta IV version of Alliance of the Sacred Suns, a macro-level 4X and character-focused strategy game. Wow, it's come a long, long way since we last checked in with it!

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From eXplorminate at 2022-11-10 12:00:02

What Was “The Golden Age” of 4X?

Welcome to our second “Throwback Thursday”, where we repost some of our greatest articles and thought pieces. Next up, Troy's look back on what the "Golden Age" of 4X really was.

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From eXplorminate at 2022-11-08 21:00:00

Podcast Interview with Hooded Horse’s CEO, Tim Bender

Rob, Drexy, and Ben sit down with the CEO of the upstart publisher signing all the indie strategy games lately, Hooded Horse.

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From eXplorminate at 2022-11-03 10:00:00

The Pegasus Expedition Early Access eXamination

Filip takes us into the Pegasus galaxy in this narrative-driven 4X game. Now in its Early Access period, is it worth the price of admission?

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From eXplorminate at 2022-10-30 21:00:00

Podcast Episode #46: Site Success and Terra InVictoria 3

Rob, Drexy, and Ben talk about Terra Invicta, Victoria 3, the success of our reboot, and that of publishing newcomer, Hooded Horse, and much more!

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From eXplorminate at 2022-10-28 00:15:00

Let’s eXplore Sins of a Solar Empire 2

Rejoice 4X fans! The long-awaited 4X/RTS hybrid, Sins of a Solar Empire 2, is now available on Epic Games Store in its "Technical Preview" form and Rob is here to show it off!

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From eXplorminate at 2022-10-27 11:00:00

Interstellar Space: Genesis’ Remote Exploration

Welcome to our first "Throwback Thursday", where we'll repost some of our greatest articles and thought pieces. First up, Konstantine's argument for why eXploration in Interstellar Space: Genesis is a game mechanic worth highlighting!

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From eXplorminate at 2022-10-19 14:00:00

Let’s eXplore The Pegasus Expedition

Join Rob as he takes a look at the narrative 4X, The Pegasus Expedition, as it enters Early Access.

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From eXplorminate at 2022-10-17 11:00:00

Terra Invicta Early Access eXamination

Matt takes a look at the newest strategy star to hit the market, Terra Invicta. Is it a game you should be playing already? Probably.

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From eXplorminate at 2022-10-10 14:30:00

Our Favorite Tactics Games in Development in 2022

This time, newcomer Steve lists off some of the tactics games we're most excited about going in to late 2022 and early 2023.

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From eXplorminate at 2022-10-05 12:00:00

Dune: Spice Wars Early Access Impressions

Our new writer, Filip, takes a deep dive with Dune: Spice Wars after its latest update and the addition of the new faction, House Corrino.

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From eXplorminate at 2022-10-02 23:00:00

Terra Invicta: A Deep Dive Podcast

Join Rob as he hosts Havoc, TortugaPower, and PerunGamingAU for a deep dive into the strategy game that everyone is talking about, Terra Invicta. 

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From eXplorminate at 2022-09-30 14:00:00

Let’s eXplore MuHa’s Master of Magic Reboot

Hot on the heels of the release date announcement of December 13th, 2022, comes our first-ever look at the Master of Magic reboot's gameplay!

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From eXplorminate at 2022-09-26 21:00:00

Episode #45: BIG News and Our Games of 2022-23

Rob, Drexy, Ben, and Shaun talk about the HUGE news in the 4X and strategy world, including the Sins of a Solar Empire 2 announcement and a Vicky 3 release date, then get into the games they're most excited for in late 2022 into 2023!

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From eXplorminate at 2022-09-22 20:54:47

Terra Invicta Tutorial Videos

In light of Terra Invicta coming to Early Access soon, Rob took some time to record a tutorial series that will help beginner players understand the basics of the "three phases" of Terra Invicta.

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From eXplorminate at 2022-09-19 19:19:15

Bonus Episode #1: Special Guests and Games

Ben and Drexy welcome special guests DasTactic and Richard Yorke to the podcast, as they discuss a whole slew of topics, mainly strategy games.

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From eXplorminate at 2022-09-07 16:30:00

Humankind’s First eXpansion Announced!

Amplitude Studios announced today that its first expansion for HUMANKIND is coming soon. Details inside!

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From eXplorminate at 2022-09-05 12:00:00

Our Favorite 4X Games in Development in 2022

4X is alive and well and we're here to show you why. What are the titles that we're looking forward to the most? Read on to find out!

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From eXplorminate at 2022-09-01 14:00:00

Remnants of the Precursors Review

Remnants of the Precursors Review

eXplorminate eXplodes back into action like a phoenix from the ashes! We present to you BATTLEMODE's deep dive review of Remnants of the Precursors, Ray Fowler's free open-source remake of the Simtex classic space 4X, Master of Orion, including a thorough examination of the original game and some discussion on general 4X game design.

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From eXplorminate at 2022-08-23 15:51:24

Our Reboot Starts Soon!

It's happening! We're returning to the eXplorminate of old and we can't wait to share with you what we're working on. Stay tuned!

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From eXplorminate at 2022-08-21 21:00:00

Let’s eXplore Phantom Brigade in August ’22

Rob returns to the hybrid real-time, turn-based tactics game, Phantom Brigade, after receiving its 20th Early Access update!

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From eXplorminate at 2022-08-10 03:00:00

Trifler Plays Interstellar Space: Genesis – Evolving Empires

Our good friend Trifler tries out the Let's Play format with a game he's very familiar with, Interstellar Space: Genesis as he plays the newest expansion, Evolving Empires.

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From eXplorminate at 2022-08-04 16:35:13

A New Beginning

We're still on cloud nine after our very successful GoFundMe campaign, but now it's time to get back to work. Read about what our plans are moving forward.

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From eXplorminate at 2022-07-24 14:25:31

eXplorminate’s GoFundMe

We've heard you. You want the site to remain. And you want us to return to our roots of being critical, hard-working, extraordinarily thorough writers that you can rely on.

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From eXplorminate at 2022-07-21 22:06:09

eXplorminate Community Poll

We are running a poll on your favorite part of eXplorminate, make your voice heard!

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From eXplorminate at 2022-04-28 14:30:00

Praxis Games Announces Interstellar Space: Genesis – Evolving Empires!

We're eXtremely happy to announce that Praxis Games has revealed their latest expansion for the ever-improving Interstellar Space: Genesis! Come check it out!

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From eXplorminate at 2022-04-19 10:00:00

An Early Access Preview of Iron Oath

Jesse takes an look at The Iron Oath, a tactics/RPG hybrid where you take control of a band of mercenaries taking contracts and avenge a former ally that betrayed them. Read his thoughts on this game, releasing into Early Access today!

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From eXplorminate at 2022-04-19 02:30:00

Podcast Episode #40: The Iron Oath Dev Interview

Rob, Drexy, and Jesse sit down with Chris and Nik of Curious Panda Games about their upcoming mercenary management tactics game, The Iron Oath.

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From eXplorminate at 2022-03-25 12:35:14

Podcast Episode #38: Stardock Interview – Galactic Civilizations 4: Part 2

Join Rob and Drexy as they speak to Derek Paxton and Henry Pailing of Stardock about Galactic Civilizations 4!

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From eXplorminate at 2022-03-16 13:47:32

Telepath Tactics Liberated Review

Jesse takes on Telepath Tactics, a unique turn-based tactics game with interesting mechanics such as destructible environments. Read his thoughts here!

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From eXplorminate at 2022-03-11 10:00:07

Distant Worlds 2: The Review

Distant Worlds 2 is here! Join Omar on his journey playing this highly anticipated 4X/strategy game by the great minds at Code Force. Did they leave a good impression on him?

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From eXplorminate at 2022-03-05 14:11:04

Soulash Review

Jesse is back as a fallen god to consume the souls of mortals and regain his power. Check out his thoughts on Soulash, a new turn-based traditional rogue-like game!

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From eXplorminate at 2022-02-25 02:00:00

Alliance of the Sacred Suns Podcast Interview

Rob and Drexy sit down with Steve Hawkins, the lead developer of the upcoming "4X RPG", Alliance of the Sacred Suns.

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From eXplorminate at 2022-02-04 15:00:00

Galactic Civilizations 4: The eXplorminate Preview

With Galactic Civilizations 4 recently hitting its Beta milestone, Rob took the time to really dive into how the game is shaping up, what's working, and what still needs some love.

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From eXplorminate at 2022-01-31 13:59:35

Interview with the Developer of Hero’s Hour

Rob and Shaun sat down with Benjamin Hauer, the solo developer behind the Heroes of Might and Magic-like Hero's Hour, and discuss his excellent "adventure strategy", the development process, and his future plans for it.

From eXplorminate at 2022-01-27 10:00:00

A Review of Brutal Orchestra

Brutal Orchestra, by developers Maceobob Mir and Nicolas Delgado, is a tactical turn-based rogue-lite set in the surreal and grotesque world of Purgatory.  The premise of the story... Explore More >>

From eXplorminate at 2022-01-19 10:00:00

To Boldly Go: An Expeditions: Rome Review

Jesse becomes Legatus in Expeditions: Rome, as he valiantly fights for the Roman empire in this continuation of the Expeditions series. How did Logic Artists' game fare in his hands?

From eXplorminate at 2022-01-11 10:00:00

Jesse’s Top Games of 2021 and 2022

With 2021 coming to an end, I have to say that for turn-based tactical games it was a good year but I would not say a great one.... Explore More >>

From eXplorminate at 2022-01-10 09:00:00

Ben’s Top Games of 2021 and 2022

It's BATTLEMODE Ben's turn to tell you what he thought of 2021 and what he's excited for in 2022!

From eXplorminate at 2021-12-26 00:00:00

Remnants of the Precursors Released!

One of the best 4X games in existence has been released into version 1.0 - download it for free today!

From eXplorminate at 2021-12-23 18:00:00

Shaun’s Top Games of 2021 and 2022

It's Shaun's turn and it's a much different list than Rob's. Which is why you should read it!

From eXplorminate at 2021-12-20 11:00:00

Rob’s Top Games of 2021 and 2022

Rob speaks to his year, both personally and in gaming, and provides insight on his favorite games of 2021 and what he's most excited for in 2022.

From eXplorminate at 2021-12-16 21:00:00

Songs of Conquest Coming to Early Access

It's the season of announcements and now we have an Early Access date for the promising Songs of Conquest.

From eXplorminate at 2021-12-15 20:00:00

Distant Worlds 2 Release Date Announced

We finally have a release date for one of the most anticipated 4X games of all time!

From eXplorminate at 2021-11-26 15:03:20

Journey to the Riven Realms: A Vagrus Review

Vagrus: The Riven Realms is a turn-based open-world RPG set across post-apocalypse wastelands following a divine moment of destruction called The Calamity. The player takes up the part... Explore More >>

From eXplorminate at 2021-11-22 13:30:00

An eXclusive: Research in Distant Worlds 2

Ben takes an eXplorminate-eXclusive look at the tech tree and research progression in the upcoming, and highly-anticipated, Distant Worlds 2!

From eXplorminate at 2021-11-16 11:30:00

Modded StarDrive 1: Starting Out As The Opteris

Trifler dives deep on Stardrive 1 with the Black Box and Combined Arms mods again, this time with the Opteris!

From eXplorminate at 2021-11-03 20:00:00

Changes Coming to eXplorminate

We have some important updates to share with our readership regarding our future plans. Come find out what they are!

From eXplorminate at 2021-10-08 16:44:03

An Interview with Illwinter Game Design

Ben, Drexy, and special guest, DasTactic, were afforded the amazing opportunity to speak with the often-elusive team at Illwinter Game Design, Johan Karlsson and Kristoffer Osterman, about their amazing games, particularly their newest release, Conquest of Elysium 5.

From eXplorminate at 2021-10-07 13:15:57

Old World is Coming to Steam and GOG

It's the news you all have been waiting for! Old World, the excellent 4X strategy game by the team at Mohawk Games, will be coming to Steam and GOG in Spring of 2022.

From eXplorminate at 2021-09-21 20:30:00

Fragile Existence Interview with Lee Harris

The gang sits down with Lee Harris, the lead developer of Fragile Existence, a 4X, RTS, and survival hybrid that has us all VERY intrigued.  Music outro by... Explore More >>

From eXplorminate at 2021-09-07 14:00:00

Conquest of Elysium 5 Review

Join BATTLEMODE as he takes on the latest iteration in Illwinter's long-running series, Conquest of Elysium 5!

From eXplorminate at 2021-09-01 16:00:00

Pathfinder: Wrath of the Righteous Impressions

Tomorrow the demonic hordes will be unleashed from the Worldwound! Check out Jesse's thoughts on the exciting Pathfinder: Wrath of the Righteous, a classic cRPG with an interesting strategic layer here!

From eXplorminate at 2021-08-30 02:00:00

Episode #27: Crow Ben and Humankind

about Humankind. It's just...so close...to being great, but it's still a lot of fun for some of our staff here.

From eXplorminate at 2021-08-25 17:00:00

Fragile Existence: Gamescom Reveal

I wonder if we may be seeing the very beginning of a new trend with solo developers blending the RTS and 4X genres into a new hybrid? First, there... Explore More >>

From eXplorminate at 2021-08-17 11:00:00

Humankind Giveaway

Let's celebrate HUMANKIND's release by giving away a copy, just in time for the weekend!

From eXplorminate at 2021-08-16 15:00:00

Humankind: The Review

Aurumlamina gives us his take on Amplitude's historical 4X game, HUMANKIND, after it's extensive Open Dev periods. Read his thoughts here at eXplorminate!

From eXplorminate at 2021-08-10 05:00:00

Let’s Play the Release Version of Humankind

It's here! The release version of Humankind is now showing on eXplorminate's YouTube channel! Come check it out!

From eXplorminate at 2021-08-09 20:03:32

City of Gangsters

In the mood for some bootlegging? Check out our follow-up review of the full release City of Gangsters with Kaur over at eXplorminate, out now!

From eXplorminate at 2021-08-08 00:56:24

Podcast Episode #26: Game News and Catching Up!

Rob, Ben, and Drexy talk about the recent 4X and strategy game news and catch up on what's been happening since Rob's return to full-time work.

From eXplorminate at 2021-07-16 16:00:00

Warhammer 40,000: Battlesector Review

Join Shaun on a ride to Baal and its moon with Warhammer 40K: Battlesector! How well do the Blood Angels fare against the vicious Tyranids in this review?

From eXplorminate at 2021-07-09 14:00:00

Hero’s Hour Review

Aurumlamina checks out the an indie gem in Hero's Hour! Is this one a welcome gem?

From eXplorminate at 2021-07-06 15:00:00

Dark Deity Review

Despite Dark Deity's surprise release, Jesse has done a deep dive into this tactical Fire Emblem-like game. Does it compare well to its inspiration?

From eXplorminate at 2021-07-01 14:00:00

Old World Review

Journey to the Pre-Classical era with Omar, as he discusses the revolutionary 4X game, Old World. Did Mohawk Games nail this one, or will it go down in history for the wrong reasons? Come find out.

From eXplorminate at 2021-06-30 12:00:00

ZEPHON Interview with Proxy Studios

Rob and Drexy sat down with most/all of Proxy Studios and asked them a bunch of questions regarding their upcoming post-apocalyptic 4X, ZEPHON, learning A LOT about the game in the process.

From eXplorminate at 2021-06-24 12:00:00

Track#4: Warhammer 40K: Gladius’ “Too Many Voices” Mod

Are you a fan of Warhammer 40K: Gladius - Relics of War? Then hopefully you already know about this fantastic mod. We spoke to the creators behind it to learn a little more about the project and their future plans!

From eXplorminate at 2021-06-23 15:00:00

Let’s eXplore Revival: Recolonization’s Demo

Rob sat down with the demo of the upcoming 4X game, Revival: Recolonization, and was left with mixed feelings. There's a diamond in the rough here, though.

From eXplorminate at 2021-06-23 14:30:00

Podcast Episode #25: To Let’s Play or to Not Let’s Play

Rob, Drexy, Ben, and Shaun discuss some of the latest news in or around E3, among other sources, and then dive deep on whether or not watching Let's Plays can corrupt the gaming experience.

From eXplorminate at 2021-06-18 15:00:00

The Last Spell Preview

Tactics, Tower Defense, and Rogue-lite all in one? Read what's going on with the Early Access for The Last Spell, by our own Quark!

From eXplorminate at 2021-06-17 16:00:00

Slipways Review

Omar builds his logistical empire with the new release Slipways. Read his thoughts on this interesting 3X/logistics/puzzle game!

From eXplorminate at 2021-06-15 15:30:00

Wildermyth Review

Jesse takes us deep into the myths and legends of Wildermyth, which is finally hitting 1.0. Check out his thoughts on this great game!

From eXplorminate at 2021-06-14 16:30:00

Humankind Closed Beta Key Giveaway!

Want to get into the Humankind Closed Beta without having to prepurchase? Here's your chance! Keys going out tomorrow!

From eXplorminate at 2021-06-10 18:05:00

Let’s eXplore Galactic Civilizations 4 Alpha: An Introduction and Gameplay

You're reading that correctly! Hit the link and join Rob as he eXplores the Galactic Civilizations 4 Alpha!

From eXplorminate at 2021-06-10 11:00:00

Exciting Developments From Studios Under Hooded Horse Publishing

It’s that time of year again, E3 is here! After being canceled last year, the mega-gaming expo is back in a digital format. There will be plenty of big announcements to come but Hooded Horse, a publisher gaining popularity in the 4X and strategy gaming community, has released some announcements from the developers under their umbrella.

From eXplorminate at 2021-06-07 15:57:28

Before We Leave Review

Aurumlamina rebuilds civilization in Before We leave, a hex-based city builder. Read his thoughts on the game here!

From eXplorminate at 2021-06-03 21:30:00

Throwback Thursday – Empires: Dawn of the Modern World

Lightjolly takes us back to the Golden Era of RTS games, as he brings us the hidden gem of Empires: Dawn of the Modern World. Read more on this interesting RTS game from a bygone era!

From eXplorminate at 2021-06-02 16:13:29

ZEPHON, a New Post-Apocalyptic 4X Game, Announced!

Proxy Studios, the developers behind the fantastic Warhammer 40K: Gladius, have revealed their new game-in-development, ZEPHON!

From eXplorminate at 2021-06-01 19:24:26

Mohawk Games Announces Full Release Date for Old World

Old World finally has a full release date! We hope you are as excited as we are!

From eXplorminate at 2021-05-28 19:30:00

Podcast Episode #24: eXplorminate News Anchors

Rob, Ben, Drexy, and Shaun discuss all the latest news in the 4X and strategy world and there's A LOT of it! From new announcements from Stardock to new footage of Distant Worlds 2 to the unveiling of new games from Slitherine, the eXplorminate gang discuss it all, just like your friendly Galactic News Network anchors!

From eXplorminate at 2021-05-25 13:00:00

The Second Coming of Master of Magic

Troy returns to eXplorminate to express some concerns about the upcoming Master of Magic reboot, but balances it out with some aspects that have him very excited for the game. An excellent read!

From eXplorminate at 2021-05-21 19:53:08

Multiple DLCs and a New Title Announced at PDXCON Remixed

BIG announcements during Paradox Interactive's PDXCON Remixed virtual conference. Come here for the scoop!

From eXplorminate at 2021-05-20 15:00:00

Fabled Lands Early Access Preview

Embark on adventure to the Fabled Lands, and see what Jesse has to say about the game's Early Access state!

From eXplorminate at 2021-05-19 05:01:24

AI War 2 Wednesday Giveaway

Frankly, not enough people are talking about AI War 2. Yesterday saw the release of the "Zenith Onslaught" DLC and its recent reeXamination has landed it in the very-rare "eXemplary" category, which only a handful of games have found themselves in. We're on a mission to bring awareness to this fantastic indie title.

From eXplorminate at 2021-05-18 16:00:00

AI War 2: Zenith Onslaught Review

The Zenith Onslaught begins! Read Lightjolly's take on this action-packed DLC for the great AI War 2!

From eXplorminate at 2021-05-17 14:00:00

Interview with Brad Wardell of Stardock

Rob and Ben had an lengthy conversation with Brad Wardell, CEO of Stardock, and the Creative Director of their upcoming, highly-anticipated 4X game, Galactic Civilizations 4. Rob and Ben had a lot of questions and Brad had a lot of answers.

From eXplorminate at 2021-05-13 16:00:00

Podcast Episode #23: Huge News and a Planetfall Postmortem

Rob, Ben, and DasTactic sit down and discuss Age of Wonders: Planetfall at length after Triumph Studios declared that it would no longer be providing content updates for Planetfall. Before that, Rob delivers the latest in 4X news, and there are some BIG announcements.