Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Stardock

Sins of a Solar Empire: Rebellion shows the goods with new screens

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Ironclad’s 2008 galaxy-spanning real-time strategy title Sins of a Solar Empire has been lighting up the vacuum of space for years now, and it looks to have plenty of life in it. Stardock has sent along some new screenshots from the game’s upcoming download-only expansion Rebellion, which is due out later this year. Following on the previous two expansions, Rebellion is set after Diplomacy has failed and each side finds itself fractured in the face of a seemingly endless war that has strained nerves and resources to the breaking point.

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Stardock embraces Steam, Sins of a Solar Empire: Trinity 25% off

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Stardock, the previous owner and operator of the Impulse digital delivery service, has announced that they will be releasing several of their titles on Steam. The first title to launch on the platform is Ironclad Games’ real-time strategy title Sins of a Solar Empire: Trinity, a collection that includes staff-favorite Sins of a Solar Empire and its micro-expansions Entrenchment and Diplomacy. To celebrate, Trinity is on sale for $14.99 (25% off) on both Steam and Impulse.

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Sins of a Solar Empire v1.3 released – man the cannons!

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Sins of a Solar Empire received a significant update today which includes not only bug fixes but also some tweaks to diplomacy. A sample of the changes have been included below, but first, a quick note: the update “will break save games and replays.” Be warned! On the upside, there are also interface changes, graphical touch-ups, and you might actually have a hand against those damn pirates now.

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Elemental: War of Magic – substantial 1.2 patch released

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There’s no doubt that Elemental: War of Magic had a rough start, but judging by the change log of today’s patch, Stardock’s been busy hammering out the (many) kinks. The 1.2 update not only includes a plethora of bug fixes but also interface, mechanic, and AI tweaks—as well as a few new maps for good measure.

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Stardock adds scribe Dave Stern as storytelling and lore guru


Stardock has added a new employee to their ranks, science fiction writer and editor Dave Stern. Stern, author of the Lara Croft: Tomb Raider novelization and former editor of the Pocket Books Star Trek and sci-fi lines, has signed on to “oversee creative storytelling and lore implementation in all future projects, including the recently launched Elemental: War of Magic.”

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