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Offline RedArgo

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Polaris Sector - another new space 4x
« on: November 02, 2015, 02:48:47 PM »
Another entry into the space 4x genre.  This one has been in progress for a while under a different name.  Slitherine is looking for beta testers.

http://www.slitherine.com/games/polaris_sector
http://www.spacesector.com/blog/2015/10/polaris-sector-announced-and-beta-sign-ups-begin/
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Re: Polaris Sector - another new space 4x
« Reply #1 on: November 02, 2015, 03:05:57 PM »
Interesting...but my main focus is on Stellaris. Following the dev blog, the game is looking better and better.
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Re: Polaris Sector - another new space 4x
« Reply #2 on: November 02, 2015, 03:17:20 PM »
I applied but it's going to take something special to rise above the 3,279 space 4X games already out there.

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Re: Polaris Sector - another new space 4x
« Reply #3 on: November 02, 2015, 04:14:02 PM »
Interesting...but my main focus is on Stellaris. Following the dev blog, the game is looking better and better.

Yeah, I have hope for Stellaris as well. With a little hope left over for Predestination.
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Re: Polaris Sector - another new space 4x
« Reply #4 on: November 02, 2015, 04:46:09 PM »
I applied but it's going to take something special to rise above the 3,279 space 4X games already out there.

Very much agree. Looks nice, but also looks like so many other space 4x already on the market...

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Re: Polaris Sector - another new space 4x
« Reply #5 on: November 03, 2015, 05:22:40 AM »
Looking nice but again starlanes.... :-\

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Re: Polaris Sector - another new space 4x
« Reply #6 on: November 03, 2015, 07:08:12 AM »
I applied to be a beta tester but like everyone else its going to have to be something special to take attention from Stellaris.
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Re: Polaris Sector - another new space 4x
« Reply #7 on: November 03, 2015, 08:55:52 AM »
I'm not concerned about it pulling me away from Stellaris, since that's probably a year away.  I'm more concerned with playing for 15 minutes, having a "been there, done that" experience, and wanting to go back to it.

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Re: Polaris Sector - another new space 4x
« Reply #8 on: November 09, 2015, 11:44:39 AM »
Stellaris is probably the space strategy game I'm most excited about too, but I've had an interest in this one for quite some time as well. 

Until very recently, it was titled Galaxia: Remember Tomorrow, and the dev (who's a frequent poster in the Explorminate forums) has said and shown a fair bit of it (see here).  I don't know if he's doing anything particularly groundbreaking with the genre per se, but I like a lot of the mechanics & features he's including, and the way he's putting them together.  I suspect Polaris Sector could end up being a proverbial diamond in the rough; time will tell. 

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Re: Polaris Sector - another new space 4x
« Reply #9 on: November 09, 2015, 12:08:58 PM »
Stellaris is probably the space strategy game I'm most excited about too, but I've had an interest in this one for quite some time as well. 

Until very recently, it was titled Galaxia: Remember Tomorrow, and the dev (who's a frequent poster in the Explorminate forums) has said and shown a fair bit of it (see here).  I don't know if he's doing anything particularly groundbreaking with the genre per se, but I like a lot of the mechanics & features he's including, and the way he's putting them together.  I suspect Polaris Sector could end up being a proverbial diamond in the rough; time will tell.

Looks like we're getting the band back together.

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Re: Polaris Sector - another new space 4x
« Reply #11 on: January 22, 2016, 02:54:45 PM »
Yep!  Here's the game's Steam page: 

http://store.steampowered.com/app/418250/?snr=1_5_1100__1100



And a trailer: 



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Re: Polaris Sector - another new space 4x
« Reply #12 on: January 26, 2016, 08:50:05 AM »
Twitch stream of the beta game :


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Re: Polaris Sector - another new space 4x
« Reply #13 on: January 26, 2016, 09:55:19 AM »
LOL @ "Space Koalas".   :D


Does that mean Space Kangaroos will be added too?

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Re: Polaris Sector - another new space 4x
« Reply #14 on: January 26, 2016, 10:43:25 AM »
It seems the ship design is really fun.