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Looking for a good 4x sci-fi game.

#1RenegadeDrowPosted 11/25/2013 2:16:08 AM(edited)
What does everyone recommend? And why?

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

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#2YombieePosted 11/25/2013 2:16:08 AM
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.
#3TheSchrefPosted 11/25/2013 2:17:09 AM(edited)
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.
#4Erik212Posted 11/25/2013 2:23:30 AM
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.
Another idea I had was the spy/sniper being able to climb into the soldier's rocket launcher and be launched across the map, dealing more damage, but no splash.
#5Dukaduka1k82Posted 11/25/2013 4:38:24 AM
Master of Orion series is on sale at 1 and 2 are awesome, 3 is an ok game.
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#6dekouPosted 11/25/2013 4:39:30 AM
Galactic Civilizations 2. Sure, it's old, but it still looks decent and has a great AI.
#7Mogu_MoguPosted 11/25/2013 8:00:02 AM
Reunion. It's real time but slow so it's okay. xD
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#8KabtheMentatPosted 11/25/2013 9:00:47 AM
Galactic Civilization 2 is easily the best sci-fi 4x out there.

Alpha Centauri is a very close second.

Speaking of Alpha Centauri...

Pandora First Contact is essentially a modern remake of the game.
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#9emmecePosted 11/25/2013 10:27:15 AM
Endless space was fun for a few days. Give it a try
#10NingishzidaPosted 11/25/2013 11:25:46 AM
Dukaduka1k82 posted...
Master of Orion series is on sale at 1 and 2 are awesome, 3 is an ok game.

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