Distant Worlds: Universe is due for release on the 23rd May, 2014. (Get it here: http://www.matrixgames.com/products/515/details/Distant.Worlds.-.Universe) To Celebrate, I have started a preview series of Distant Worlds: Universe on my YouTube channel called Extreme Survival. In this series I crank up the difficulty! Let's see how long I can survive in a hostile Universe! Game Version 22.214.171.124 Cranking the difficulty to MAX for this LP. We're simply out to see how long I can survive with these settings. At the same time we'll be looking at some of the new UI options while micromanaging the game play. =============== Game Settings: =============== Spiral Galaxy Stars: 700 Size: 10x10 Sectors Expansion: PreWarp Aggression: Chaos Difficulty: Extreme Research Costs: Normal Space Creatures: Many Pirates: Very Many Pirate Strength: Strong Pirate Proximity: Nearby Pirates will Respawn Colony Prevalence: Plentiful Independent Aliens: Plentiful Colony Influence Range 100% Enforced Colonization Range: 0.5 Sectors Race: Gizurean Starting Location: Outer Core Home System: Agreeable Size: Starting Tech Level: PreWarp Corruption: Normal Government: Hive Mind Other Empires: 19 Independents Allowed to become Empires Victory Conditions: None (Sandbox Mode) Orginal DW Story: Enabled Shakturi Story: Disabled Shadows Story: Enabled Distasters: Enabled Race Events: Enabled Tech Trading: Allowed Kaltors at Start: Allowed
A Brand New series featuring all the Distant Worlds Story Line Events. As always we'll be micromanaging so we'll be digging into some of the nuts & bolts of the game as we go.
In this episode: Our last 2 southern conquests bring more Wekkarus into our empire. We queue up some research for some future help with our cashflow problem.
The Castles of Dr. Creep (III) - An arcade-style puzzle/strategy game from 1984. I owned a Commodore 64 for 12 years. And yes! It was the SAME machine I bought in 1982 and was still running when I finally gave it away. (Still kicking myself for that!) This particular game was a ton of fun and provided many hours of game time. Thanks to Ed Hobbs for making such a great game. (Dude, REMAKE IT FOR THE PC!!) 😉
In This Episode: We establish ourselves as a Methane-breathing Ice planet Race. We take our first steps into space. Space Empires V is one of my favourite space-themed 4X games (eXplore, eXpand, eXploit, eXterminate) of all time. Released in 2006, I have clocked well into thousands of hours playing this since then. I figured I would dust it off and do a video series on it. So, here it is: