- Publisher: Lighthouse Interactive
- Release Date: Jun 17, 2009
Universal acclaim- based on 9 Ratings
Positive: 3 out of 3
Mixed: 0 out of 3
Negative: 0 out of 3
Nov 5, 2011Excellent add-on for my all-time favorite game. Who wouldn't want more techs to play with? Of course now-a-days you can get the complete collection for $20 or less, sometimes as little as $5, so probably little need to pick up this expansion separately unless you already have the base game and all of the other expansions but this one.… Full Review »
Nov 3, 2011If you remember playing Master of Orion or MOO2, and wondering, "Will there ever be a space 4X this good again?" Yes. It is "Sword of the Stars: Complete Collection", available on Steam, etc.
In short, SOTS is a turn-based strategy game, with RTS combat. The gameplay is essentially turn-based exploring, researching, and expanding your empire punctuated by epic RTS space battles against aliens, random encounters, and "NPC" menaces. The ships an empire uses are designed by the player, for whatever mission they have in mind.
The only downside this game might have for some players is that it is more complex than most RTS games. So if you try it, definitely RTFM and refer to the WIKI.… Full Review »
Sep 10, 2013This is the final version of the first Sword of the Stars including all of the expansion packs, and I have to say that this game has revolutionized the genre. If you don't know what this is, it's essentially Total War: Space Edition. There is almost nothing wrong with this game, and the only thing wrong is that the load times in between turns can start taking a while.… Full Review »