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Featured Community-Made Mods from GalCiv III

Round 2, Fight! Sorry. I got carried away there... We're back for another round of my favorite GalCiv III mods created by the community! If you've not had an opportunity to check out the mods below, I highly advise taking a look. Spokes [Download] Created by xaaaaguuuu Three massive black holes drawing all matter towards them. Stars and planets are grouped with some pirate activity in outlying star clusters. Spokes is an Immense sized map with a lot of cool features. I especial... [read more]

12/11/2020 By MindlessMe in GalCiv III Dev Journals

A Timeline of the Evolution of Content in Galactic Civilizations III

Galactic Civilizations III launched in 2015 just a month or two before I joined the team at Stardock. From my first day here, this particular title was my training ground as I navigated my new job and learned all of the products the marketing team is responsible for.  It feels appropriate, then, as I pass my 5 year Stardock anniversary, that I take a look at GalCiv III and all of the expansions and DLC we’ve released over the years to continue making it a vast, enjoyable, exciting ... [read more]

11/24/2020 By Tatiora in GalCiv III Dev Journals

Evolution of the Drengin

I think most people are fairly well aware of this fact, but in case you aren't, there's something you need to know about Galactic Civilizations: it's been around for a really long time.  The game's development actually started in Stardock CEO Brad Wardell's dorm room at Western Michigan State University back in 1993. It was just a hobby at first, until IBM heard about the game's development and sent Brad better tools and other goodies to work with. Galactic Civilizations w... [read more]

11/11/2020 By Tatiora in GalCiv III Dev Journals

The Political Machine 2020 v1.4 - The Final Stretch

Greetings fellow Political Junkies! It's almost here - the moment we've all been waiting for - Election Night 2020!  Of course, being 2020, experts warn that the surge in mail-in ballots may result in an  'Election Month', but...whatever. I know WE'RE pumped! And with early voter numbers being shattered, it looks like most of the electorate is pumped too! But enough about the horse race - let's talk about v1.4! Randomization Options: In the Advanced Setting popup, y... [read more]

10/29/2020 By ScottTykoski in Political Machine News

Galactic Civilizations III: What Sets it Apart

With so many choices in games available these days thanks to digital distribution, it can sometimes be hard to settle upon a choice of what to play when you happen to have an afternoon free to yourself. 4X is an extremely popular genre, and there's no question that there are hundreds of 4X-style games available on Steam and other platforms. Today, I want to talk a little bit about what sets Galactic Civilizations III (called GalCiv from here on out for brevity) apart from many of the other 4X... [read more]

10/28/2020 By Tatiora in GalCiv III Dev Journals

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