Stardock Corporation is a software development company founded in 1991 and incorporated in 1993 as Stardock Systems. Stardock initially developed for the OS/2 platform, but was forced to switch to Windows due to the collapse of the OS/2 software market between 1997 and 1998. The company is best known for computer programs that allow a user to modify or extend a graphical user interface as well as personal computer games, particularly strategy games such as Galactic Civilizations, Galactic Civilizations II, Sins of a Solar Empire and Elemental: War of Magic.
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  • Stardock Wants Your Ship Designs for Galactic Civilizations 3

    …. November 28-30: Round 1, Matchup 4. December 1-3: Semifinals, Matchup 1. December 4-6: Semifinals, Matchup 2. December 7-9: Final Round! Fight! December 10: The ultimate winner is announced. December ??: Beta 3 released, adding ship-to-ship combat, the Yor faction, and much more to the game! Ships can be designed through Galactic…

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  • Xbox One has Gained Over 100 New Features in the Last Year

    … Xbox One to deliver twice the performance with DirectX 12 update Last month at the Game Developer’s Conference, Microsoft unveiled DirectX12, and with the annoucnement, the promise that the Xbox One would benefit in performance gains. Now, developers are coming out to reiterate on these claims, the latest being Stardock founder... …

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  • Diplomatic Opportunity: Gal Civ 3 Beta 2 Adds Lots

    … By Graham Smith on October 17th, 2014 at 3:00 pm. When Brendan looked at Galactic Civilization 3‘s beta back in August, he deemed it not ready for consumption. It’s a 4X series that’s beloved for the anecdotes it creates for players through its personality-driven AI and the ability to conquer galaxies not just with superior numbers but by, say…

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  • Sorcerer King: Stardock’s Surprise New 4X Strategy

    … By Alice O'Connor on October 3rd, 2014 at 6:00 pm. Oh, those Stardock scamps! Skipping the post-announcement, pre-release build-up of people muttering how they hope new Stardock games are less buggy than Elemental’s initial release, they’ve jumped straight to release with their latest. Or Early Access release, anyway. Yesterday Stardock both…

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  • Sorcerer King is a 4X game set in an already-conquered world

    … Sorcerer King is a 4X game set in an already-conquered world By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 02, 2014 9:00am PDT Developer Stardock is preparing to venture into the 4X genre. However, the studio behind Galactic Civilizations and Sins of a Solar Empire: Rebellion are looking to make this particular entry a little different from its contemporaries. To start…

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  • Stardock “Retail is Dead”

    … Stardock has revealed its sixth annual customer report and is astonished to see how fast gamers are moving from physical retail copies of their games and starting to get them digitally to a point in which less than 10% of its customers are getting retail copies of games. According to Stardock’s sixth annual customer report, only 6…

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  • Galactic Civilization 3′s Early Access Ships Ship Builder

    … Gal Civ 3 launched into Early Access in late March, but at the time the game was missing much of what made the 4X strategy game special, including diplomacy, colony management and ship building. Stardock are beginning to change that, and yesterday launched an update that added the freeform ship builder to the game. There’s a long, 40-minute…

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