Daily Archives: October 8, 2021

Old World designer notes #10: Soren Johnson on diplomacy

By | October 8, 2021

Soren Johnson has published another blog post about the development of Old World, this time discussing diplomacy. He talks about how the systems in Civ3 and Civ4 were independently flawed: In Civ3 the AIs would simply trade techs with each other no matter what, letting them get ahead of the player. In Civ4, this was fixed, but your… Read More »

Kotaku: What’s A 4X Game, And Why Do They Rule?

By | October 8, 2021

Kotaku has made a video about our most beloved genre: The 4X games. In this video, they go quickly back to the beginning of 4X with Master Of Orion 1, and then describe a bit the features which all these games have. The video is not very in-depth, but if you need to convince someone else why these… Read More »