Let's begin this diary with the understanding that conquest is not the primary means to victory in Galactic Civilizations.
While warfare is commonly seen as politics via other means, it is not the only or even the easiest way to "win".
That said, when you do go to war, you are dealing with battles on a scale that humans of the 21st century could scarcely imagine. Invading a planet is an immense task.
Invading entire worlds: BEFORESince the start of th...