I'll ask once again: is this game going to ship in stores? Is it only available from the matrixgames site? Does ANYONE who falls in the 90% read these forums?
Oh, and while we're twiddling our thumbs, question for Andrew: Does the AI specialize its worlds for production and research instead of overfilling them with weapons now, or have you done something fiendish with the balancing that makes specialization a bad idea?
"Revolution? Bah! Once those primitives have been exposed to the wonders of our technology, like the singularity toilet, they'll be overjoyed to become part of our empire!"
"Provided, that is, they remember to leave the seat down."