Author Topic: 4X Board Game  (Read 116 times)

judgedredd

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on: January 14, 2020, 05:01:25 AM
Off the top of your head, is there a 4x space board game out there (solitaire obvs)? Perhaps something similar to Stellaris or Gal Civ? Perhaps a game that has ground combat (even if abstracted)?

Sorry - I've got an itch that needs scratching again

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Reply #1 on: January 14, 2020, 06:12:58 AM
There are a handful of space 4X games, but not too many include much in the way of ground combat.


Space Empires from GMT is the obvious answer, but you need the Close Encounters expansion to get the ground combat part of it.


Beyond that, you're looking at monsters like TI if you want something still in print.

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Reply #2 on: January 14, 2020, 06:30:03 AM
Thanks BB  :bigthumb:

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Reply #3 on: January 14, 2020, 08:55:00 AM
Space Empires 4x is great fun, probably the best board game 4x.

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Reply #4 on: January 15, 2020, 05:31:50 AM
Thanks both.

I've just watched this video and it really did look like it's going to scratch the itch.



I'm going to have to sell something to buy it...looks like Target for Today is going to bite the bullet along with Warfighter perhaps

I just ordered this from a guy on BGG - third Edition, updated rules.

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