Dev Stream (Friday, October 2nd) at 3pm EDT, Noon Pacific
10/2/2015 8:58:00 AM
The next Galactic Civilizations III dev livestream will be today at 3pm EDT. Lead Designer Paul Boyer talks the future of GalCiv while fielding user questions on Twitch.
Come on over to our Stardock Twitch channel and join us for our live broadcast at 3pm EDT!
After the live broadcast today, we’ll post the replay on our YouTube channel so you can catch up on the latest episodes.
Update: Replay is on YouTube.
Multiplayer Improvements in the Latest Galactic Civilizations III Update
10/1/2015 1:00:00 PM
This update for Galactic Civilizations III includes several improvements for multiplayer including increasing the maximum multiplayer map size to Gigantic and various fixes for multiplayer games.
Included in this v1.32 update:
Increased maximum multiplayer map size to Gigantic
Fixed a problem where peers were not updating their heartbeat while loading the map and thus causing a disconnect.
Fixed a problem where all of the players would choose "ready" but the host could not start the game.
Separated the networking and loading processing to different threads to prevent timeouts while starting the game.
Prevented a multiplayer disconnect issue caused by the player spending the Thalan's bonus tech points in the first turn.
Fixed a few stuck turn problems
Players with different languages installed can play multiplayer with each other
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WCCF Tech Talks with Stardock’s Brad Wardell about the Future of Galactic Civilizations III
9/22/2015 12:34:00 PM
The folks at WCCF Tech chatted with Stardock CEO Brad Wardell about Galactic Civilizations III and what the future might hold for it.
“With the inclusion of the somewhat forgettable yet adorable Snathi, are there plans to make any of the other minor factions playable? The Exis Empire might make for a hilarious storyline by themselves.
Ha. Yea, one of the investments we made with the GalCiv III engine is the campaign system. It was expensive to do for us but it allows us to introduce players to lots of new alien civilizations with their own engaging stories.
Read the full interview here.