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2 years ago#1
What does everyone recommend? And why?

Must be turn-based and not real time at all.

Thanks.
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2 years ago#2
Sins of a solar empire - Massive game, not quite realtime, not quite turn based, very unique. Kind of a large scale "homeworld". Nothing really like it.

Alpha centauri - Great game with many styles of gameplay, achieving victory through peace or transcendence is a neat little mechanic. Although an old game, it's still highly playable and enjoyable.

MoO1/2 - Nuff said.
2 years ago#3
I've heard Sins of a Solar Empire is very good if you like semi-RTS 4x games.

Galactic Civilization 2 is old, but good as well if you want a TBS 4x game.
2 years ago#4
Endless Space is pretty fun with friends. Take a look, it's turn based with a card-type combat system.

Sins is amazing but most of the game focuses on eXtermination, if you're looking for more balance in the X's.
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2 years ago#5
Master of Orion series is on sale at GOG.com. 1 and 2 are awesome, 3 is an ok game.
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2 years ago#6
Galactic Civilizations 2. Sure, it's old, but it still looks decent and has a great AI.
2 years ago#7
Reunion. It's real time but slow so it's okay. xD
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2 years ago#8
Galactic Civilization 2 is easily the best sci-fi 4x out there.

Alpha Centauri is a very close second.

Speaking of Alpha Centauri...

http://pandora.proxy-studios.com/

Pandora First Contact is essentially a modern remake of the game.
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2 years ago#9
Endless space was fun for a few days. Give it a try
2 years ago#10
Dukaduka1k82 posted...
Master of Orion series is on sale at GOG.com. 1 and 2 are awesome, 3 is an ok game.


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