Episode 35 – Master of Orion

August 12, 2013

Attention Blockers!

It’s time for episode 35, where we talk about the 1993 Simtex 4X strategy game, Master of Orion.

Master of Orion box artBefore that, news time:

Bethesda announces the Elder Scrolls Anthology containing all Elder Scrolls games from Arena to Skyrim: Dragonborn.

John Carmack joins Oculus VR as CTO. He is not leaving id however his work at Oculus will take priority.

The history of Sierra Online film project I mentioned in a previous show did not fund. However the film will still be made.

Finally, Precinct, Jim Walls’ new game has cancelled its Kickstarter before it ended and is now adopting a tiered funding structure. Instead of trying to raise 500,000 dollars they are trying to raise 25,000 dollars to build a prototype.

We then get into Master of Orion where we run through all the usual suspects plus some great emails from listeners.

Buy Master of Orion 1 & 2 on GoG:

Buy Master of Orion 3 on GoG:

Next time, I’ll be covering the 1991 Psygnosis puzzle platformer, Lemmings.

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