If you enjoyed Stardock's award-winning space strategy game Galactic Civilizations, then prepare your fleet because its world has expanded. Galactic Civilizations: Altarian Prophecy is an expansion pack adding a host of new features, content, and other enhancements which add depth and greater replay-ability to the original Galactic Civilizations.
Altarian Prophecy's new features make a great game even better says Strategy First Business Development Manager, Pro Sotos. Gamers who loved Galactic Civilizations now have new challenges to satisfy their gaming needs.
This expansion pack introduces an all-new campaign called the Altarian Prophecy that takes players on a multi-game journey to solve the mystery alluded to in Galactic Civilizations. Ã‚Â Altarian Prophecy also introduces two new alien civilizations: the Korx and the Drath. These two civilizations hold the secret to Altaria's past, but worse, they know the Altarian Prophecy that foretells the destruction of the galaxy that is connected to Altaria's past.
Ã‚Â·Ã‚Â Ã‚Â Ã‚Â Ã‚Â Ã‚Â Ã‚Â 2 new alien civilizations: The Korx and The Drath
Ã‚Â·Ã‚Â Ã‚Â Ã‚Â Ã‚Â Ã‚Â Ã‚Â A full campaign called the Altarian Prophecy
Ã‚Â·Ã‚Â Ã‚Â Ã‚Â Ã‚Â Ã‚Â Ã‚Â 10 built in scenarios
Ã‚Â·Ã‚Â Ã‚Â Ã‚Â Ã‚Â Ã‚Â Ã‚Â 10 custom maps
Ã‚Â·Ã‚Â Ã‚Â Ã‚Â Ã‚Â Ã‚Â Ã‚Â 4 new unique ships based on the civilization's ethical alignment (good/evil)
Ã‚Â·Ã‚Â Ã‚Â Ã‚Â Ã‚Â Ã‚Â Ã‚Â The Map Editor a new program that allows players to design their own galaxies
Ã‚Â·Ã‚Â Ã‚Â Ã‚Â Ã‚Â Ã‚Â Ã‚Â The Scenario Editor a new program that lets players put together very specific game settings including teams, expansion rates, and tons of other specific changes
Ã‚Â·Ã‚Â Ã‚Â Ã‚Â Ã‚Â Ã‚Â Ã‚Â New technologies that enhanced logistics and other civilization abilities
Galactic Civilizations is a space-based strategy game in which the player becomes the leader of the human civilization at the dawn of the 23rd century where 6 major civilizations are in a heated race to colonize, conquer, and dominate the galaxy using whatever means necessary. The gamewas originally released in March 2003 and won a host of awards including Computer Games Magazineand Computer Gaming World Editor's Choice Award, Games Domain's Top Game Award, Wargamer's Reader's Choice Award 2003, and GameSpy's Turn-Based Strategy Game of the Year 2003 Award.
In order to jump into Altarian Prophecy players must have the original Galactic Civilizations with all current update patches installed.
Galactic Civilizations: Altarian Prophecy Expansion Pack will be available at retail stores starting November 12th, 2004 selling for $19.99. Rated E for Everyone by ESRB. For more information on this title please visit www.strategyfirst.comor www.galciv.com.
Stardock is the developer of award winning computer games, including The Political Machine, Galactic Civilizations, and The Corporate Machine. Stardock is also the world-wide leader in the development and sales of Windows desktop customization solutions like the Object Desktop software suite, including components such as WindowBlinds, DesktopX, IconPackager, and more.
For more information, please visit Stardock's homepage atwww.stardock.com.
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