Sword of the Stars Review
Despite some flaws with the combat, Sword of the Stars distills the complex space strategy formula to a slick, streamlined, and enjoyable package.
If you are like me, when you first play this game, you might be a little put off. Some of the voice acting is laughable (like the human scientist), the graphics aren't exactly cutting edge, and planetary management is ve... Read Full Review13 of 16 users found the following review helpful
When I first got the game I was disappointed. The interface was bad and graphics are mediocre; I couldn't get into it. The tutorial didn't help either; I had to learn the game myself or read off forums (and there are v... Read Full Review0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
I've been playing video games now for around 30+ years! Far longer than most people reading this review have been on this planet and it's safe to say that out of all of the space/empire games Sword of the Stars has to ra... Read Full Review3 of 5 users found the following review helpful
There are some well known games in this genre: Space Empires has many fans, Galactic Civilizations has very good reviews, Sins of a Solar Empire is very popular among RTS fans. But please, take a look at Sword of the sta... Read Full Review4 of 5 users found the following review helpful
This turn-based game is as shallow as it can be : no economic model, an ultra-basic diplomacy, no colony development whatsoever, and real time combats you'll have to pause every second. It was probably developed with mu... Read Full Review5 of 12 users found the following review helpful
I first heard about Sword of the Stars when a demo was thrown on fileplanet. I played it for a while, thought its fine and un-installed it. A couple of months later, i was looking for something to do and went back to th... Read Full Review5 of 6 users found the following review helpful
This is a solid game. It is a little more complicated than the old MOO, but has that same feel. The tech tree is diverse, and the player’s empire will have access to different techs in different games. Just enough to mak... Read Full Review3 of 5 users found the following review helpful
This is a great game if u like massive amounts of space ship, plasma fire, technology conquering the galaxy with overwhelming numbers and ofcourse explosion after explosion of enemies ships and debris. i my self love ev... Read Full Review1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
I can see what people are talking about in the positive reviews of this game but, for me, the problems are much too major. If there is a battle you have the option of hitting "auto" and it's done. So why both... Read Full Review1 of 11 users found the following review helpful
I'm not someone who reviews games a lot, but this little gem saved the 4x genre for me. After being gravely disappointed by Master of Orion 3 and finding both Space Empires V and Galactic Civilizations II rather schemati... Read Full Review1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
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