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Re: Stellaris
« Reply #1155 on: February 15, 2018, 02:17:43 PM »
I see Stellaris is 60% off on Steam right now.  Without reading through 77 pages here, I assume the general consensus is that you guys would give it a thumbs up now?  What about the Utopia expansion as that is half off now too?  That is getting mixed reviews on Steam.  Thanks.
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Re: Stellaris
« Reply #1156 on: February 15, 2018, 02:20:07 PM »
Buy it.
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Re: Stellaris
« Reply #1157 on: February 15, 2018, 03:13:19 PM »
Yes, buy!
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Re: Stellaris
« Reply #1158 on: February 15, 2018, 03:37:53 PM »
OK, thanks.
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Re: Stellaris
« Reply #1159 on: February 15, 2018, 03:55:17 PM »
BUY, BUY, BUY
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Re: Stellaris
« Reply #1160 on: February 15, 2018, 05:00:36 PM »
It sounds like there will be so many changes in 2.0 that it's probably not worth starting a new game until that releases.  Anyone know if there will be new tutorials?
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Re: Stellaris
« Reply #1161 on: February 19, 2018, 10:51:26 PM »
Good overview of new and changed features in upcoming 2.0 update:



Also, there is an overview of new things in Apocalypse DLC:


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Re: Stellaris
« Reply #1162 on: February 22, 2018, 07:00:24 AM »
The 2.0 Cherryh patch has been released, 499.1 MB.  That does not include the Apocalypse DLC, which I haven't purchased yet. 
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« Reply #1163 on: February 22, 2018, 07:05:36 AM »
^According to Steam, it does include the Apocalypse DLC if you bought it.
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Re: Stellaris
« Reply #1164 on: February 22, 2018, 07:26:01 AM »
Ok, I took a few minutes to load a game. 

When you launch Stellaris there is a pop up after the initial load outlining the major changes.  It also provides a link on how to continue playing games prior to 2.0.

The game setup screen has a lot more options, including when mid and late game crisis starts and the cost of tech.  For fun, I ran tech up to 5x, and started a game.  The cheapest starting tech that I had to choose from was 2500!

Cannot wait until I can get a chance to really sit down with this. 
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Re: Stellaris
« Reply #1165 on: February 22, 2018, 07:40:05 AM »
I can't wait either...I'm so upset I'm going away this weekend for my anniversary with the Mrs. You guys think she may agree to change plans so I can stay home and play?  :uglystupid2:
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Re: Stellaris
« Reply #1166 on: February 22, 2018, 07:42:59 AM »
I can't wait either...I'm so upset I'm going away this weekend for my anniversary with the Mrs. You guys think she may agree to change plans so I can stay home and play?  :uglystupid2:

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Re: Stellaris
« Reply #1167 on: February 22, 2018, 07:43:59 AM »
I can't wait either...I'm so upset I'm going away this weekend for my anniversary with the Mrs. You guys think she may agree to change plans so I can stay home and play?  :uglystupid2:

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Re: Stellaris
« Reply #1168 on: February 22, 2018, 09:31:30 AM »
I want the new dlc but the $20.00 cost is disappointing. I'm not saying it isn't fair, it's just that my game-funds are limited. Will probably wait for the next round of sales.

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Re: Stellaris
« Reply #1169 on: February 22, 2018, 09:36:54 AM »
I want the new dlc but the $20.00 cost is disappointing. I'm not saying it isn't fair, it's just that my game-funds are limited. Will probably wait for the next round of sales.

My first reaction was also that the price may be a little high. $14.99 would probably have been the sweet spot.
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