In the previous entry, we discussed whether we needed a battle viewer. That’s because combat in GalCiv IV works somewhat differently than previous entries. Specifically: Combat on the map can involve multiple (ranged) tiles which complicates things a bit. Combat can take multiple turns which complicates things After getting a lot of helpful feedback we think we’ve come up with a way to have our cake and eat it too: AAR (After Action Reports). Whenever combat takes place,... read more
Galactic Civilizations IV
Explore the Galaxy
Seek out new star systems and discover the exciting potential of the subspace realm.
Meet New Civilizations
The universe is teeming with civilizations both advanced and primitive. Set opponents' difficulty and technological advancement.
Colonize New Worlds
Thousands of worlds to colonize - most of them awful, but all colonizable...if you dare.
Discover New Technologies
Invent new technologies, some are easier than others for your species to grasp.
Recruit and Mentor Citizens
Each citizen is unique with their own strengths and weaknesses.
Shape Your Government
Determine which citizens to place in positions of power and what planets you wish to see governed while taking care not to be defeated in a coup.
Choose Your Destiny
Choose the type of civilization you want to be through your actions and choices.
Adventure Awaits You
The galaxy has a rich, ancient history that you will discover through missions and events.
Before releasing Galactic Civilizations IV 0.60 we hosted a second community questions & answers session on our discord. This time we were joined by lead designer Derek Paxton. Questions were both submitted before and asked live in person by various members of the community. Derek Paxton – Lead DesignerHenry Pailing – Community ManagerA big thank you for everyone who were able to make the Q&A. Our team enjoys doing these and appreciate the key insights they help bri... read more
Stardock's Galactic Civilizations IV v0.60 Alpha is Here The newest installment of this award-winning space 4X strategy sandbox game series has had many new features added during the course of its alpha phase, and the features will just keep on coming as development continues. As the all-powerful leader of a spacefaring civilization, you must seek out new star systems and discover the exciting potential of the subspace realm. There are thousands of worlds to coloniz... read more