Space Empires 5 is a sequel to Space Empires 4 and Space Empires:StarFury!Space Empires 5 is an fully 3D turn-based strategy with more features then Space Empires 4 like Scripted AI and Improved Graphics...

Feature List

  • 24bit 3D rendered graphics.
  • Support for 1024x768 and greater resolutions.
  • Turn-Based and Simultaneous Turn Game Play.
  • Detailed Real-Time Tactical Space Combat (and a combat simulator to test your designs!).
  • Detailed Real-Time Tactical Ground Combat (and a combat simulator to test your designs!).
  • Ability to completely design and customize all of your vehicles.
  • Detailed Empire management: Research, Intelligence, Politics, Construction Queues, Vehicle Design, and more.
  • Detailed game setup: Victory Conditions, Restricted Technologies, Galaxy Layout, Player Configuraton, and more.
  • Large Galaxy: 100 solar systems with 15 planets each.
  • Randomly generated map for every game (or load an existing map).
  • Discover: Black Holes, Nebulae, Binary Stars, Trinary Stars, Asteroid Belts, Gas Giants, Cosmic Storms, and more!
  • Huge Technology Tree: Over 6000 tech levels, 500+ components and facilities.
  • Detailed Race Creation: Unique ship models, race picture, racial traits, technology, history, and more.
  • Completely customizable game graphics: Create your own planets, stars, vehicles,etc.
  • Completely customizable data files: All game information is in easily editable text files. Create your own Components, Facilities, Vehicle Sizes, etc.
  • Completely customizable AI players: Create your own AI players with unique traits, styles, and speech (even script the AI yourself!)
  • Game comes with 14 unique races to play or customize (or just create your own!)
  • Right-click menus return!
  • Advanced Political features: Protectorates, Subjugated empires, trade game items, claim territories, form alliances, and more.
  • Random Events: Rebellions, earthquakes, supernovas, industrial accidents, cosmic storms, and the occasional plague!

Some of the improvements over SE4

  • True 3D solar system.
  • 3D space combat.
  • 3D ground combat.
  • Right-click menus to give orders.
  • Government and Society Types.
  • Ship Design with specific hardpoints.
  • Form Alliances of multiple empires.
  • Customizable elements to treaties.
  • Complete game key mapping.
  • Combat with ships emerging from warp points.
  • Task Forces within Fleets.
  • Formations and Strategies for fleets and task forces.
  • SE3 style research.
  • SE3 style intelligence.
  • Planetary Damage.
  • Scriptable AI.
  • Scriptable Intelligence Events.
  • Scriptable External Events.
  • Built in support for Mods.
  • Formulas for data field values.
  • Custom sorting options.
  • Customizable Damage Types.
  • Customizable Planet Atmospheres and Types.
  • Customizable game text and fonts.
  • Customizable score computations.
  • Customizable Victory Conditions.
  • Customizable Unit capabilites.
  • Customizable Ship experience levels
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3 comments by Luka_Grunt on Aug 20th, 2010

As most of modders dont know that Space Empires 5 has more capabilites for modding then previous games so i want you make to know that its possible!

This will be short...

Space Empires 5 is the most moddable game in Space Empires seriues/franchises...
So you can find about mods and tools at SEwiki and there are also many informations about other SE games, you can find all avalible modding tools and mods for Space Empires...

Just watchout,some mods support only older versions i think but who cares...

Heres the link:

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VikThor Jan 5 2014, 6:11am says:

Yeah, the standard game is not very good, ........ but with the proper mod, as "Balance mod", is second to none of its kind !!!!!

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Igncom1 Aug 15 2010, 10:34am says:

i reccomend ( makes the game alot cooler.

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Luka_Grunt Aug 15 2010, 11:49am replied:

THis game rocks, i dont own the original copy ;-(

I first tried to findout the name then when i did it then i tried to find the original copy/cd in stores nothing for now,i have steam account and some games on steam i just need a damn credit card to buy SE5...

Also is there any information that there will be SE6???I got great ideas for ground combat!

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Space Empires V
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