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Score Breakdown Based on 81 ratings
  1. 10 (7)
  2. 9 (5)
  3. 8 (2)
  4. 7 (7)
  5. 6 (7)
  6. 5 (6)
  7. 4 (10)
  8. 3 (2)
  9. 2 (13)
  10. 1 (22)

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  • User Rating 9

    Getting better all the time

    Rated on May 20, 2012 by skreed01

    Granted the launch was lousy, the follow through on that screwup though was impressive and exactly what I'd come to expect from Kerebros as well as the support. And while they do lose major points for...

    1 out of 5 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 6.5

    Good solid strategy, much improved from original release.

    Rated on June 05, 2012 by Mark701

    To be honest, when I looked at the ratings and was surprised to see they were so low. I actually wondered if it was the same game. Apparently the patches have turned a bad release into a decent game. ...

    0 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 3

    loved the first one, this one will probably be good in a few weeks/months

    Rated on October 28, 2011 by thenittygritty

    Right now the game is just unplayable. they released an old beta first, with sooooo many things disabled, bugged etc. Then they released a patch that said it brought it up to the actual version that w...

    5 out of 7 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 2

    Released in a broken, unfinished state with major features (like the options menu!) undone. Effectively unplayable.

    Rated on October 29, 2011 by Joush_Mark

    Sword of the Stars is a great game, abit one hard to get into. Sword of the Stars 2 is a very pretty display, and could make a decent, abit resource intensive screen saver with it's well detailed and ...

    8 out of 9 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 4

    This game needs and is getting a lot of updates and bug fixes. It still needs a lot of work, but its getting there.

    Rated on November 08, 2011 by Nemesis50

    First of all, the makers say they made a mistake, and upped an old beta of this game to steam. Then the update (the so called real game) is also a beta. It should never have been released in the ...

    5 out of 6 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 1

    Broken game. Alpha build deceptively called a finished product. Alarmingly stupid features to boot.

    Rated on October 29, 2011 by Sunefang

    Even if the game were not broken, making the player sit through a 5 minute countdown during EVERY non-player combat totally makes this worthless. Players of the first game will know that there were h...

    5 out of 6 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 1

    Pay to alpha test!

    Rated on October 29, 2011 by Nullerman

    Its hard to comment on the game itself since i actualy haven't played it. As far as i have gotten without a crash was the mission screen where you select maps etc. Even there alot of graphics and tex...

    9 out of 10 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8

    The initial release was uploaded to steam by mistake, the finished product is actually very decent.

    Rated on October 30, 2011 by halofreak34

    This game improves on everything in the first instalment. After a mistake which lead to the alpha version of the game being uploaded to steam, many customers were given the impression that this game i...

    3 out of 26 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 1

    There is no game here.

    Rated on October 30, 2011 by iratheous

    Sword of the Stars II: Lords of Winter is a broken pile of ideas that do not cohere into anything worth playing, much less buying. Both the publisher and the developer have apologized for this mess, a...

    7 out of 7 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 1

    Unplayable mess. DO NOT BUY

    Rated on November 01, 2011 by Feress

    Wall of text (at least skim it over so you know what you are getting yourself into - small bugs list near the end). From the lead developer: "First of all the bad news...Thanks to various factors ...

    7 out of 9 found this review helpful.