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November 10, 2016 by Frogboy
The basics

Ashes of the Singularity is a massive-scale, real-time-strategy game set in the future where individual beings command vast armies of machines to conquer entire worlds to add them to their empires.

Concept
Ashes of the Singularity was released first. It was designed to target both new players to the genre as well as veteran players. After release, however, veteran players provided a wealth of feedback that indicated they were looking for Ashes to evolve into a substantially mor...
November 7, 2016 by Frogboy
No commentary.  No narrative.  Just gameplay.
November 5, 2016 by Frogboy
Greetings!

If you're noticing a big speed boost, it's not your imagination.  We have upgraded a big chunk of WinCustomize's infrastructure.

Cheers!
October 27, 2016 by Frogboy
Post here about your thoughts on the October 2016 part 2 Stardock Magazine.

What is Stardock Magazine? It's where I give out our super secret stuff to subscribers unfiltered.

To subscribe go here: http://www.stardock.com/ and add your email to the entry field on the bottom right.

 
October 18, 2016 by Frogboy
With Star Control: Origins announced, people are wondering who Stardock is and what we’re all about.  Many of you are already familiar with us but for those who aren’t, here’s a background.

Game History



When you read the comments on Stardock’s history we’re best known for our work on Galactic Civilizations and Sins of a Solar Empire.  You will also see some people mention Elemental which had a rough launch but came back with its sequel and expansion (which were given to...
October 9, 2016 by Frogboy
Hi gang!

Any thoughts on the October issue of Stardock Magazine that will be going out around 10/10/2016 go ahead and post here.
September 30, 2016 by Frogboy
Greetings!

Fall is here in the northern hemisphere. Time to migrate to Australia!

Here's what's new…

 

## Version 1.5 ##

I am hoping that version 1.5 will arrive before Halloween. It's going to be tight. Lots of work going on. I'll outline below some of the focus.

 

## UI ##

According to the Steam data, 28% of our players are playing at below 1920x1080 and the text and such looks awful. Unreadable imo. We are updating how the the game is displaye...
September 30, 2016 by Frogboy
Greetings!

Fall is here in the northern hemisphere. Time to migrate to Australia!

Here's what's new…

 

## Version 1.5 ##

I am hoping that version 1.5 will arrive before Halloween. It's going to be tight. Lots of work going on. I'll outline below some of the focus.

 

## UI ##

According to the Steam data, 28% of our players are playing at below 1920x1080 and the text and such looks awful. Unreadable imo. We are updating how the the game is displaye...
September 25, 2016 by Frogboy
Hey guys.

Wanted to get some feedback from you as to whether you think this would be a good idea or not.

After Escalation ships, we are considering creating a multiplayer only edition of Ashes of the Singularity (Tournament).  You wouldn't be able to buy this version.  Instead, everyone who buys either Ashes of the Singularity or Escalation would get 8 keys to give out to people.  Those people could then download the Tournament edition.

They'd only be able to play...
September 20, 2016 by Frogboy
For those of you who subscribe to Stardock Magazine, use this thread to comment on the issue.

Detailed responses regarding Star Control and what's next for Object Desktop will show up in the October issue.

If you don't already subscribe go to:

http://www.stardock.com/ and subscribe on the left side.

 
September 15, 2016 by Frogboy
Once upon a time…

In the Summer of 2015, Stardock released a 4X-RPG hybrid called Sorcerer King.  The premise of the game was that after the events of Fallen Enchantress (or choose any fantasy 4X really) the bad guy (in this case, the Sorcerer King) had conquered the world.  The good guys had lost.

Not content with ruling the world, the Sorcerer King had begun to use a mysterious artifact known as the Bane of Curgen (an orb) to destroy the shards of Elemental to ascend to god...
September 15, 2016 by Frogboy
PCGamesN has an exclusive preview of Stardock’s upcoming expansion pack to Ashes of the Singularity called Escalation.

IF I had a time machine, which I don’t…yet…I wish we could have called the game just Escalation. I love that title for an RTS.

Anyway check it out here:

http://www.pcgamesn.com/ashes-of-the-singularity/ashes-of-the-singularity-escalation-strategic-zoom
September 15, 2016 by Frogboy
PCGamesN has an exclusive preview of Stardock’s upcoming expansion pack to Ashes of the Singularity called Escalation.

IF I had a time machine, which I don’t…yet…I wish we could have called the game just Escalation. I love that title for an RTS.

Anyway check it out here:

http://www.pcgamesn.com/ashes-of-the-singularity/ashes-of-the-singularity-escalation-strategic-zoom
September 12, 2016 by Frogboy
I don’t like sounding like chicken little. Nevertheless, the sky is falling.

For those of you who don’t know me, I run one of the oldest independent software companies in the world. My specialty for the past 20 years has been in AI. It is my job to research, evaluate trends and invest accordingly to stay ahead of the curve. And I am here to tell you that the sky is falling.

It is automation. It is inevitable. It is irresistible. And if you think that automation always creates new oppor...
September 12, 2016 by Frogboy
So I finally got a Tesla.

Some of my friends were surprised I didn’t get one earlier.  I have a 20kw solar array that provided more than 100% of my electrical needs. So why didn’t I get a Tesla when they first started coming out? The short answer: I didn’t think they were practical at the time.

When the Roadster came out in 2009, it’s theoretical 240 miles (realistic, 190 mile) range wasn’t far enough for me to do serious distance yet.  Remember, in ...