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Soren to Stardock?

Discussion in 'Civ5 - General Discussions' started by Aristos, Mar 1, 2013.

  1. Aristos

    Aristos Chieftain

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    Apparently, Brad Wardell has been struck by the lightning of wisdom lately... now there is much more hope to see his Elemental series glow than before.

    Check it. Interesting. I wish Firaxis would learn how to hire (and retain) true gems of development.

    http://forums.elementalgame.com/440775

    Good luck Soren!

    (and please come back to the series)
     
  2. Quintillus

    Quintillus Civ III Forum Resident Supporter

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    That is interesting. That could certainly be helpful in their future games.

    In the meantime, might have to try that beta of Elemental: Legendary Heroes once it comes out. That series has looked interesting for awhile but I didn't want to buy it without trying a demo, and that beta seems to fit the bill.
     
  3. Camikaze

    Camikaze Administrator Administrator

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    Good hire, and I hadn't realised Kael was in charge of all Stardock games now.
     
  4. BlueGoop

    BlueGoop Chieftain

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    Soren Johnson was hired by Stardock!

    I posted about this in the Civ4 topic area too. I'm sorry for the duplicates. Moderate at will!

    Moderator Action: -> threads merged.
     
  5. comatosedragon

    comatosedragon Chieftain

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    I have already started holding my breath for GalCiv III. (Keep it TBS, we have SOASE for RTS).
     
  6. Selous

    Selous Chieftain

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    now this is interesting news!! GalCiv3 FTW!!!!!
     
  7. Ikael

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    Major talent drain :/ good for GalCiv 3, I guess
     
  8. bruntfca

    bruntfca Chieftain

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    I recently started replaying Elemental Enchantress 1.3, since only trying it out back in the Beta phase. It's a pretty fun game now; you can see Kael's (Fall from Heaven Mod guy) influence on it. I get more of a fix from FE now; pretty much given up on CiV until 6 comes out.

    The Legendary Heroes Beta should be out mid march too, worth a look.
     
  9. Vamphaery

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    Stardock is a company which has earned my trust for their straightforward DRM philosophy and the ability to re-download games purchased by them in perpetuity. A model I wish other companies (Ubi, EA) would embrace.

    GalCiv2 has a spot on every system I build. One of the most enjoyable and satisfying 4x TBS games I've ever played. Fallen Enchantress is a huge improvement over the original Elemental at launch. Pretty unique game.
     
  10. Aaron90495

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    Have you tried Eador: Genesis or the beta for its sequel, Masters of the Broken World? It's a fantastic fantasy 4X, IMO.
     
  11. Bluetooth

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    Why not a new Civilization game.
     
  12. Mesix

    Mesix Sweet Alex

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    If you are waiting for Galactic Civ 3, why not try out Endless Space. I took a Civ V break for 3-4 months and had some great fun taking Endless Space through is paces. IMHO, it is the best 4x space strategy game since MOO2.
     
  13. krc

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    Thanks for the recommendation. And others might be interested to note that Endless Space is on sale at 50% on Steam until March 18th.
     
  14. Willem

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    Interesting news. Soren did a great job with Civ 4, it will be interesting to see what he comes up with through Stardock. I wouldn't mind seeing him do a Gal Civ 3. He certainly has the credentials for that type of game.
     
  15. Lord Silverkey

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    w00t w00t. Yay for Galactic Civilizations 3! If they make it I have a feeling I'll be playing more of that then Civ as I don't especially like 5 and 4 is getting pretty old now. (I hope no Civ purests hunt me down and kill me for this comment.)
     

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