any good 4x games out there?

raz-0

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Seem to have misplaced my codes and binaries for stars!, and it looks like stars supernova is never coming out. And for some reason, I have an itch for a 4x game at the moment.

any recommendations?
 

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Originally posted by raz-0
Seem to have misplaced my codes and binaries for stars!, and it looks like stars supernova is never coming out. And for some reason, I have an itch for a 4x game at the moment.

any recommendations?
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Originally posted by pbXassassinX1524
Whoa... what kind of game would that be? Like some kind of RTS?
It´s game like Civ 3/Alpha Centauri and such.

All I can think of recently released titles is that awful looking Master of Orion 3 and the Europa Universalis 2 and Hearts of Irons.
 

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Originally posted by pbXassassinX1524
Whoa... what kind of game would that be? Like some kind of RTS?
Like Civilization or Age of Empires or Masturbators of Orion (yes, I too was burned by the third installment of the series).
 

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Well why the heck didn't he just say a particular type of turn based strategy games or something. I looked at this thread the other day and was like WTF, i dont know what that is so i wont reply lol.

Civlization 3 is my favorite turn based stategy game and the new CIV3: Conquests expansion adds a ton of new stuff and includes everything from the Play the World expansion.

I also like the Europa Universalis style games. Two Thrones just came out and its a good game if your a fan of the series. I believe its alot like one of the earlier ones though but i can't remember the name of it.
 

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I still play Masters of Orion 2 occasionally. Even though it's a bit long in the tooth (and runs only at 640x480 resolution) it's as perfect a balance of 4x that can be found. A little bit later a game called Birth of the Federation came out which has since been patched to be a better game than it was at release.

Anything by Sid Meier is good, to those already mentioned I'd add Civilization 2 Multiplayer Gold and Colonization.

More recently I'd recommend Galactic Civilizations or Space Empires 4 or even Spaceward Ho! 4 which is a strictly beer-and-pretzels sort of 4x-style game, but still good.
 

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Highly, highly recommend Galactic Civilizations. Stardock is an excellent developer with great support and the game is top notch.
 

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Originally posted by Torgo
Highly, highly recommend Galactic Civilizations. Stardock is an excellent developer with great support and the game is top notch.
Ditto. GalCiv rocks.
 

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Originally posted by burningrave101
Well why the heck didn't he just say a particular type of turn based strategy games or something. I looked at this thread the other day and was like WTF, i dont know what that is so i wont reply lol.
Well in case you didn't notice, that is EXACTLY what I did. 4x games are 4x games. silent storm has turns and strategy, but it isn't a 4x game. i was looking for a specific answer, so i asked a specific question.

Looks like I might have to check out galactic civilizations.
 

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Originally posted by raz-0
Well in case you didn't notice, that is EXACTLY what I did. 4x games are 4x games. silent storm has turns and strategy, but it isn't a 4x game. i was looking for a specific answer, so i asked a specific question.

Looks like I might have to check out galactic civilizations.
You really should. I bought the game the day it came out online, and used the option to have them send me a CD. At the time it was 50 bucks, and it was worth every penny. There have been quite a few content upgrades, and the game is just plain old excellent. Closest we'll get to what should've been MOO3.
 

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If your into those 4x games you should probably check out Dominions II. I just seen it mentioned in a couple of PC game mags i get for a great 4x game.

At least i know what 4x means now lol.
 
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