Release: Galactic Civilizations I: Ultimate Edition
Per aspera ad astra!Galactic Civilizations I: Ultimate Edition an epic Sci-Fi turn-based strategy game of great complexity and scale, telling the story of humankind's conquest and domination over the galaxy, is available 20% off on GOG.com. That's only $7.99 for the first week.Up until now there wasn't much anyone could do. The only way to colonize other worlds was to use wormhole travel. It allowed to cover great distances, but the range of the fleets were limited to those few fixed points on the stellar map. Now, with the invention of the hyperdrive and faster-than-light travel, there's no place out of our reach among the stars. This is it. The pivotal point in the history of humankind. Our coming of age. Now it's up to us to find out if we are destined to be elevated to rule over the galaxy or reduced to slaves. A.D. 2178 - the new age of discovery and conquest. Time to face the other galactic civilizations. May we overcome them all!Galactic Civilizations I: Ultimate Edition puts you in charge of the humankind's campaign for domination of Milky Way. In this epic turn-based strategy you're going to use all possible means to conquer the other great powers of the known universe--The Altarian Republic, The Yor Collective, The Drengin Empire, The Torian Confederation and the Arcean Empire. You can use diplomacy and cunning to divide and rule. You can focus on sheer military power to force the rivals into obedience. You can try to assimilate the others into the Terran culture, or crush their economies with your effective commerce. You can finally focus on technological advancement and conquer the stars with the might of human mind and its superior inventions. The possibilities are endless, and it's all up to you, as the leader of United Earth. The Ultimate Edition of the game contains the Altarian Prophecy expansion pack. If that's still not enough space conquest for you, there's an extensive scenario editor included!Set out for the stars and explore, expand, exploit, and exterminate in Galactic Civilizations I: Ultimate Edition, for only $7.99 on GOG.com. The 20% discount is available until Thursday, April 18, at 10:59AM GMT.