Sins of a Solar Empire is often described as a 4XRTS game, or a game that tried to merge the action and tactics packed gameplay of a Real time strategy game with the deep, complex, empire wide strategy of a 4X turn based game. It's up to debate whether Sins succeeded in this goal, but I think all can agree that of the 4Xs of "explore, expand, exploit, and exterminate", Sins is much more focused on the exterminate than on the others. This mod seeks to give more depth to the other 3Xs of the game by adding additional game elements or refining the existing ones to reward players who give more strategic thought to the non-combat side of the game. Combat will still be the center point of the game, but players will find that the non-combat options available will be much more rewarding. Spying, exploring, sabotage, diplomacy, culture, and economic development have all been added or changed in innovative new ways. Regardless of what you think Sins is, this is the 4XRTS it should have been.

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WaffleAndy Feb 8 2013 says:


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ZombiesRus5 Feb 8 2013 says:

I've always like this model from SZO.

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GoaFan77 Feb 8 2013 replied:

Did you ever end up using it for anything? I've never seen it in Sins of the Fallen.

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ZombiesRus5 Feb 9 2013 replied:

Yes... sorta. It was the colony capital ship for Archailect. Which I never released ;)

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murauder Feb 9 2013 says:

Looks great, what does it do?

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GoaFan77 Feb 10 2013 replied:

A lot of things, but I will say it is heavily armed. :p

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Finally have some time to work on my back load of cool stuff to add. Here's a model by SZ0 that's getting rigged up.

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