Reviews and Problems with Sword of the Stars II: Lords of Winter
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11 March 2014
Summary: Much improved over the old game as it usually just devolved into massive fleet spam. The new game requires you to manage fleets/resources in a much more realistic way. Learning curve is a little bit steep but the people at kerberos forums are extremely helpful!
Summary: It's a good game. I've spent a lot of time on it. I'm sure it would become better with multiplayer. Paradox have cancelled any further development or expansions it seems. Unfortunate, I would've paid again for an improved experience.
Summary: I was disappointed by this buggy sequel to one of the greatest games of all time, but after almost a year of patches, it is FINALLY playable! This game has some of the best ingame graphics I've seen in a while.
Summary: 8.5 to be more exact. Kerberos has dedicated more than a year to making their baby work right, and it is now damn impressive. It still has some bugs, unfortunately, and it still suffers from a UIX that only a mother could really love.
Summary: While still a bit rough around the edges, SotSII currently offers a fun, immersive 4X experience with depth that is simply unparalleled in the genre. The deep tactical combat simulation engine makes for incredibly rewarding space opera (no surprise there for fans of the original game) featuring your...
Summary: Possibly one of the best 4X games of this age. It is a bit rough around the edges still but overall the game is fantastic. Lots of depth, engaging lore and back story, each race plays very differently from one another, non-linear tech tree (no one way to victory), impressive asymmetrical balance,...
Summary: By far the best space strategy game I have ever played. Lots of replayability due to randomized tech tree, VERY pretty graphics, and an intense lore background. Its developers are very dedicated, and have gone above and beyond to continually love the game and add features (many of which are player...
Summary: Continuing the dedication to their user base Kerberos is becoming famous for, they have integrated the first expansion, End of flesh, for free into existing copies and any future copies of the game.
Summary: The game still posses a few rough edges but nothing that seriously detracts from gameplay. Kerberos has shown unparalled dedication in polishing and improving this game and all signs show they plan to continue doing so for a long time to come.
Summary: The simple matter now is down to if you like the complexity or not, and the somewhat overwhelming start if you are new. But if such things don't bother you, there are literally hundreds of hours of great fun to be had, and that is really all that matters. Fun.