Galactic Armory is a total conversion/expansion mod for Blind Mind Studio's 4X hit Star Ruler. Featuring more than 100 subsystems and structures, upgraded graphics and sound effects as well as more refined and complex game mechanics, Galactic Armory takes the already deep and engaging gameplay of Star Ruler to a whole new level. Are you ready to face a galaxy full of challenges?

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We hereby announce the end of Galactic Armory's active development. There are no plans to release further patches and releases for it.

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The state of things


The most loyal of our followers may have been wondering about the lack of updates regarding the development of Galactic Armory 2.0. Unfortunately there is no nice way of saying this; simply put, the development is put on ice.

Now this may come surprising and as a huge shock for most of you, but for everyone on the team this was something that was visible on the horizon for a long time. In the end it boils down to real life interfering with our plans, combined with said plans being overly ambitious, and ultimately a lack of motivation that grew worse as time went on. There isn't a single person to blame for this (well, maybe except myself...), and a step we pretty much decided unanimously on.

What the future holds


With Blind Mind Studios having officially announced Star Ruler 2 just a few days ago, there is a possibility we - either as a whole or at least some of us - will be modding SR2 as well. However, the announcement of SR2 had absolutely nothing to do with our decision; it was made long before any news of SR2 had been released. It is also worth noting that it is still far too early to make any promises, so you may or may not see us working on an SR2 mod in the future.

With that being said I also can not rule out some further refinement of Galactic Armory for SR1. While there are no plans as of now, it is not entirely impossible that there will be some form of improvement in the future. No promises, though!

Parting Words


"Parting words" is admittedly sounding overly dramatic, but since I do not now when or if I will post another news for this mod, I would like to say a final thank you to everyone who had been involved in the making of this mod over the course of the last years. This includes of course the team members and fellow modders, who contributed so much work and content to the mod, but also YOU as loyal fans and players of the mod, who would always give us valuable feedback and ideas, as well as the developers of Star Ruler, who have always been helpful in every possible way.


Thank You!



XTRMNTR2K
Galactic Armory Mod Project Lead

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Bludger1
Bludger1

If I could give a standing ovation over the internet I would.

Thank you for all the work you and your team have done on this wonderful mod these past few years. Your efforts were incredible and helped a wonderful game become something so much more.

Thank you.

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XTRMNTR2K

Thank you so much! I'm relieved to hear you found joy in our work and understand our choice, however unpopular such a decision may be. Still, I believe it was the right one as anything else would not have been up to our own standard of quality.

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weasle
weasle

Well it was good while it lasted, you guys have definitely made star ruler a much more enjoyable game to play, thank-you for everything.

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XTRMNTR2K

Thanks a lot, weasle. I'm glad you see it that way. :)

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Ignatz
Ignatz

Without GA the SR is unplayable for me. Well thanks for your hard work!

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XTRMNTR2K

Thanks, glad you appreciate our work. :)

To be fair though, vanilla SR is still a pretty damn fun game. It's just that you start to miss a little 'bling' once you get used to it I guess. :D

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henri.schoots
henri.schoots

thank you for all the fish!

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Guest
Guest

Really one of the most outstanding and inspiring mods out there.

Thanks for all the hard work guys

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