My Most Anticipated 4X Right Now

Updated on January 4th, 2019 Believe it or not, there are a bunch of 4X games that are in development right now, and most of the current batch are still receiving expansions. It makes me incredibly happy to see the genre in full swing like this. I hope that we start to see a bit … Continue reading My Most Anticipated 4X Right Now

My Most Anticipated 4X Expansions

As a companion piece to my "Most Anticipated 4X Games" article I wrote last weekend, I figured I'd also highlight the expansions to existing 4X games that I know about and talk about them a bit. First, to be clear, I only can confidently list a few expansions, but there are also a few that … Continue reading My Most Anticipated 4X Expansions

The End Game and Its Follies: Revisited

(These thoughts were originally posted on http://www.eXplorminate.net, but they are my own and I've updated them to reflect my current thoughts.) The 4X strategy genre has, for the most part, had a very difficult time keeping its momentum going into the final act of the game. The games tend to become bogged down in a … Continue reading The End Game and Its Follies: Revisited