Posted 16 November 2010 - 12:00 AM
Galactic Civilizations II is a massive game with several expansions that make it even more huge. It does play like Civilization in space but it also doesn't take itself too seriously. The development team behind the game are huge sci-fi fans and it shows, but they also have an amazing sense of humor. Read the completed research reports as they are finished for a few chuckles. For instance, the terraforming tech yields the following summary for xeno farming: "Old McDonald had a farm...Eyey Eyey O...And on his farm he had a Khzithak...Eyey Eyey O...With a ARHHFAHHAAAAAAAAARRRGIIIAAA HELP AAAUUU HELP! IT'S GNAWING OFF MY... " And for sci-fi geeks out there, guess where this reference comes from with the terraforming project: "The Genesis effect er, we mean the terraforming planetary improvement allows us to bring life, from lifelessness says Dr. Carol Markus."