Wayward Strategist

Monthly Archives: June 2017

This is my 5th patron-supported article. Thanks to everyone who supports me, both financially and otherwise. I deeply appreciate everyone who pays attention to what I write, challenges my ideas, and engages with me in thinking about the fascinating experience that is real-time strategy gaming. My particular thanks to Ashes and Xiao Hu, my top supporters on Patreon. About 3 months ago, I wrote a pretty long and, admittedly, rather rambling post… Read More

In a world where strategy games are the veritable red-headed stepchildren of the games industry, it’s refreshing and welcome to see a company like Stardock put so much energy into long-term support of their lineups. All of their recentĀ games: from Sorcerer King to Galactic Civilizations III, to Offworld Trading Company and Ashes of the Singularity, have received ample post-launch patching, updates, and DLC, continuing to improve and refine and build upon those… Read More