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March 14, 2017 by Island Dog on ID's place to speak
Today is Pi Day, and if we need another reason to eat actual pie well then this is as good as any. To celebrate, we had a “pie-off”.

Congrats to the winners and all the others who got to taste these wonderful creations.

1st: Frozen Key Lime Mousse pie (Kristy)

2nd: Candy-bar (Amy) 

3rd: (Not)Beef & broccoli pie (Aaron)

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Fan shot of Escalation

Massive AI created fleet thanks to the new AI update.


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This Fall Stardock began a major overhaul across the board of its community infrastructure.

The first update was of our customization site ( to greatly speed it up.

The next update was to speed up our forums across all the Stardock community sites.

This past week, we launched the third major update: Forum community awards.  You will notice on people's posts that there are various little dots and awards by their names.  We...
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October 6, 2016 by Island Dog on ID's place to speak
This is a great article from PCGamesN which talks with Stardock's CEO Brad Wardell about a variety of topics.

"While at college, Wardell wrote the original Galactic Civilizations - a grand space strategy game that established Stardock’s reputation in that genre. But publishers Strategy First filed for bankruptcy and he never received his royalties, instead building the company off the back of a popular OS/2 utilities package, Essentials.

That series of events helped establish a p...
September 20, 2016 by Frogboy on Brad Wardell - Skinning the frog
For those of you who subscribe to Stardock Magazine, use this thread to comment on the issue.

Detailed responses regarding Star Control and what's next for Object Desktop will show up in the October issue.

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Occam’s Razor:

Option 1: Our award-winning real-time strategy game is the worst game released in 2016.




Option 2: The person who has me blocked on Twitter and gave our last game a 4 may have some objectivity issues…
December 17, 2015 by Island Dog on ID's place to speak
Yesterday, Stardock had it’s annual Ugly Christmas Sweater contest. These are the….umm…

Angie (KarmaGirl), Emily, Brad (Frogboy), and Brad (The_Gear). We also can’t forget Arrow the office dog.

Lets give them a big round of…..applause.
Last year we released zilch.  No new games, no new apps.  It was a year of building. 

This year, things start to get interesting.

Let’s take a look at just this Winter:

February: Offworld Trading Company goes into Early Access

March: Sorcerer King is scheduled for release

April: Galactic Civilizations III is scheduled for release

And we still have two more games that are unannounced that are going to be shown at GDC.
Hi team! Here are some of the pics.  I think Bruce or someone might have a lot more pics, these are some of the ones I got.

First off, I apologize for not getting more. I’m not a good photographer. If any of you (Stardockians) want to send me photos to put up, go ahead and I’ll update.

GalCiv III team! Well, some of them anyway.

Future developer! (or artist!)

This picture makes me feel 20 years older.  I’ve known the little ones parents since they ...