I hate to necro bump a really old thread, but I gotta ask:
Do I spend my money on Gal Civ II expansions or dig in and get Sword of The Stars complete edition.
I want good combat (NOT RTS like Command and Conquer though) the ability to customize ships, take over planets, etc etc.
Which would you get if you have like 40 bucks?
Armada 2526 does not interest me.
If you want a space 4x game with decent combat, then get Sword of the Stars.
GalCiv2 is a great game. However, its battles are completely automated, and they don't exactly boast eye-popping visuals.
SotS, on the other hand, has very good looking battles, but is a bit light on the strategy side. As other folks have said, planets are little more than victory points and don't have much "personality".
Truth be told, I've enjoyed both games. If you're wanting a visual spectacle, though (combat-wise), then SotS is the one you want.
< Message edited by martok -- 2/18/2010 6:13:28 AM >
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