Looking for a journey through the stars? The turn-based strategy indie hit is now available for everyone on PC through Humble Bundle! Released in 2006, the game has been praised and accoladed for its engaging AI features and gameplay. The Ultimate Edition comes complete with the base game as well as it’s two expansions, “Dark Avatar” and “Twilight of the Arnor“.
What is Galactic Civilizations?
The GalCivs series is regarded as one of the better 4X turn-based strategy games in the market. Following the disappearance of two of the most powerful forces in the universe, guide your young faction into the galaxy for conquest and glory. Take up one of ten playable factions, and conquer the galaxy by military conquest, cultural domination, universal alliance or technological supremacy.
Immerse yourself in its single-player campaign and follow the story of the Terrans in the galactic journey. Stop your enemies from obtaining the powerful and advanced “Precursor” technology, fight your battles in the epic war the rivaling factions and survive the onslaught of the genocidal Dread Lords. The expansions, Dark Avatar and Twilight of the Arnor were released in 2007 and 2008 respectively. In 2018, the graphics may be on the average side, but hey! it’s still a great game, and doesn’t cost a cent! Log in to Humble Bundle and redeem this gem now! If you like it, you can check out its sequel, conveniently named Galactic Civilizations III.
Ratings and Success
Steam- Mostly Positive (699)
Computer Games Magazine- “Best AI” (2006), “Best Independent Game” (2006)