Economic based 3x with some features never seen in 4x games. Galaxy Union places you in a densely populated galaxy as a CEO of a corporation with a mission to unite the galaxy under your rule. Colonize systems, build colonies, research stations, become rich and commission fleets that will conquer the galaxy. This is a turn based 4x game, includes a global market with fluctuating prices, real life minerals and gases. It departs from the regular notion of only having a handful of opponent players and puts you in a galaxy where dozens and sometime up to a hundred AI players are competing with you. The game is deep enough for a seasoned player and quick enough for a casual player. It features a full 3D galactic map and a 3D system view, also it's a "3x that fits into a 2MB zip file" so you can take it with you wherever you go.

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0 comments by cybercritics on Jan 22nd, 2014

It's nice to see a review of Galaxy Union done by somebody that does that on a daily basis. For it to be a 20min video is also somewhat satisfying. You can watch the review on youtube There is not much more for me to say, I hope you like what you hear and see, thanks James.

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A program that can be used to mod Galaxy Union, used for creating the commodity relationships in the game. This tool can also be used for your own projects...

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Speiderful Aug 20 2013, 12:30pm says:

whats the differense between this and universe sandbox?

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Skylar15 Aug 25 2013, 1:02pm replied:

"Galaxy Union places you in a densely populated galaxy as a CEO of a corporation with a mission to unite the galaxy under your rule. Colonize systems, build colonies, research stations, become rich and commission fleets that will conquer the galaxy." "This is a turn based 4x game" Does Universe Sandbox let you build space stations?

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teddyninja Aug 20 2013, 9:59am says:

I have no idea what i'm doing, i kind of feel ripped off but thats only because there is almost no tutroial at all, the game just starts with no main menu and puts you right in the middle of it. And there is little clue as to what i am meant to do. I feel a tutorial would be much appreciated.

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cybercritics Oct 20 2013, 4:50pm replied:

The game seems to be oriented towards the hardcode. I didn't seem to realise it when I making it. Sorry.

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Susumu_Kodai Aug 14 2013, 6:15am says:

Seems to be a pretty game to pass your holliday's on.
Following this with much interest.

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zorro2606 Jul 18 2013, 12:10pm says:

Is there not any kind of documentation? I have no clue where to start with this thing.

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cybercritics Jul 20 2013, 8:17am replied:

Unfortunately there is no manual at this stage. Not sure how familiar you are with 4x games, you start in your system and build it up, then expand and then engage in conquest.

To get you started, double click your starting system, it is the one with a green marker pointing to it. Once in system view, click on a planet with the marker, from there you can build buildings, set production and upgrade buildings by right clicking on an empty/full building slot.

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graspee Aug 18 2013, 5:59am replied:

I'm not a fan of double clicking in games. Would you consider adding an alternative way of doing this?

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cybercritics Oct 20 2013, 5:04pm replied:

It's a major logic change and I'm not prepared to do that.

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Guest Jun 27 2013, 2:14am says:

Bought it--the interface is very basic, but the ideas are amazing. Definitely an economic-oriented simulation with a galactic market for all resources (including military).

Tip: right click on squares on your colony grid to create buildings, set/change production, or upgrade. (There is almost no documentation with or in the game, but tooltips are pretty good.)


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