Stellaris Dev Diary #180 - DLC Visibility Experiment

Stellaris Dev Diary #180 - DLC Visibility Experiment

  • We will be taking the forums down for scheduled maintenance on 12 August 2020 at approximately 3PM CDT (8PM UTC / 10PM CEST), this downtime is currently estimated to last around 1 hour.
  • Pre order now!

    Paradox Development Studio brings you the sequel to one of the most popular strategy games ever made! Crusader Kings III is soon upon us and you can pre order it today!


    Releasing September 1st 2020

Kanzhuu

Captain
9 Badges
Jun 23, 2019
425
26
  • Stellaris
  • Stellaris: Digital Anniversary Edition
  • Stellaris: Leviathans Story Pack
  • Stellaris - Path to Destruction bundle
  • Stellaris: Apocalypse
  • Stellaris: Distant Stars
  • Stellaris: Megacorp
  • Stellaris: Ancient Relics
  • Stellaris: Synthetic Dawn
The DLC purchase suggestions are bizarre too. Choose mining guilds or industrious and the game recommends Lithoids because your empire fits well with the theme of rocks... what?
I really hope this is not (about to come) true.

Maybe there are no Dev Diaries for the duration of this experiment - Because who would be mad enough to face the community right now? The sheer amount of frustration and negativity directed at the devs makes even me cringe away from the monitor. They know perfectly well what the community would think of this 'visibility experiment' and how bad it looks given current issues. It probably wasn't their choice to implement this experiment in the first place. I do not envy them.
 

Shadowstrike

Terrestrial Liability #168
75 Badges
Mar 17, 2001
2.179
721
  • Crusader Kings II
  • Europa Universalis IV: Third Rome
  • Stellaris: Galaxy Edition
  • Cities: Skylines - Snowfall
  • Cities: Skylines - After Dark
  • Cities: Skylines Deluxe Edition
  • Victoria 2: Heart of Darkness
  • Victoria 2: A House Divided
  • Semper Fi
  • Victoria: Revolutions
  • Europa Universalis IV: Res Publica
  • Hearts of Iron III Collection
  • Hearts of Iron III: Their Finest Hour
  • Hearts of Iron III
  • Europa Universalis IV: Call to arms event
  • Crusader Kings II: Legacy of Rome
  • Crusader Kings II: The Old Gods
  • Crusader Kings II: Rajas of India
  • Crusader Kings II: The Republic
  • Crusader Kings II: Sons of Abraham
  • Crusader Kings II: Sunset Invasion
  • Crusader Kings II: Sword of Islam
  • For the Motherland
  • Europa Universalis IV: Wealth of Nations
  • Europa Universalis IV: Conquest of Paradise
  • Europa Universalis IV: Art of War
  • Europa Universalis III
  • Hearts of Iron IV: Expansion Pass
  • Cities: Skylines - Green Cities
  • Europa Universalis IV: Rule Britannia
  • Stellaris: Humanoids Species Pack
  • Hearts of Iron IV: Death or Dishonor
  • Surviving Mars
  • Stellaris: Apocalypse
  • Europa Universalis IV: Mandate of Heaven
  • Cities: Skylines - Mass Transit
  • Cities: Skylines - Parklife Pre-Order
  • Hearts of Iron IV: Together for Victory
  • Cities: Skylines - Natural Disasters
  • Stellaris: Leviathans Story Pack
  • Stellaris: Digital Anniversary Edition
  • Europa Universalis IV: Rights of Man
  • Hearts of Iron IV: Cadet
  • Stellaris: Galaxy Edition
  • Europa Universalis IV: Mare Nostrum
  • Europa Universalis IV: Common Sense
  • Europa Universalis IV: El Dorado
  • Stellaris: Lithoids
  • 500k Club
Would be nice even if they wrote something like "hey, we're still alive, and working on new stuff. Will let you guys know when we have more."

For all we know, the entire team might as well be being chemically reprocessed into energy by a gestalt consciousness right now.
 

Badesumofu

Field Marshal
63 Badges
Dec 1, 2016
4.408
719
  • Crusader Kings II: Jade Dragon
  • Europa Universalis IV: Pre-order
  • Cities: Skylines - After Dark
  • Europa Universalis IV: Cossacks
  • Cities: Skylines - Snowfall
  • Stellaris: Digital Anniversary Edition
  • Crusader Kings II: Horse Lords
  • Crusader Kings II: Conclave
  • Europa Universalis IV: Mare Nostrum
  • Hearts of Iron IV: Cadet
  • Crusader Kings II: Reapers Due
  • Europa Universalis IV: Rights of Man
  • Tyranny: Archon Edition
  • Europa Universalis IV: Common Sense
  • Stellaris: Leviathans Story Pack
  • Cities: Skylines - Natural Disasters
  • Crusader Kings II: Monks and Mystics
  • Cities: Skylines - Mass Transit
  • Europa Universalis IV: Mandate of Heaven
  • Cities: Skylines - Green Cities
  • Stellaris: Humanoids Species Pack
  • Stellaris: Apocalypse
  • Europa Universalis IV: Rule Britannia
  • Cities: Skylines - Parklife Pre-Order
  • Crusader Kings II: Way of Life
  • Stellaris: Ancient Relics
  • Cities: Skylines - Parklife
  • Stellaris: Distant Stars
  • Europa Universalis IV: Dharma
  • Stellaris: Megacorp
  • Crusader Kings II: Holy Fury
  • Imperator: Rome Deluxe Edition
  • Imperator: Rome Sign Up
  • Warlock: Master of the Arcane
  • Cities: Skylines
  • Europa Universalis IV: El Dorado
  • Pillars of Eternity
  • Victoria 2
  • Stellaris - Path to Destruction bundle
  • Europa Universalis IV: Third Rome
  • Stellaris: Synthetic Dawn
  • Victoria 2: Heart of Darkness
  • Crusader Kings II: Sunset Invasion
  • Crusader Kings II: Sons of Abraham
  • Crusader Kings II: The Republic
  • Crusader Kings II: Rajas of India
  • Crusader Kings II: The Old Gods
  • Crusader Kings II: Legacy of Rome
  • Crusader Kings II: Charlemagne
I have no problem with not getting dev diaries when there is nothing to show us. But to just stop them without even taking 30 seconds to mention that you're stopping them is a PR 101 failure. Especially after the last diary was about some marketing nonsense with a small teaser thrown in to try to assuage the masses. Like, how can anyone who spends more than 5 seconds thinking about this not realise that it is poor?

It's not even that big of a deal, but the solution is so obvious, and so trivial that you just shake your head.
 

Deggial

Second Lieutenant
48 Badges
May 7, 2012
181
54
  • Age of Wonders III
  • Hearts of Iron IV: Expansion Pass
  • Cities: Skylines - Mass Transit
  • Hearts of Iron IV: Death or Dishonor
  • Cities: Skylines - Green Cities
  • Hearts of Iron IV: Expansion Pass
  • Stellaris: Humanoids Species Pack
  • Stellaris: Apocalypse
  • Cities: Skylines - Parklife Pre-Order
  • Cities: Skylines - Parklife
  • Stellaris: Distant Stars
  • Prison Architect
  • Stellaris: Ancient Relics
  • Age of Wonders: Planetfall
  • Age of Wonders: Planetfall Deluxe edition
  • Age of Wonders: Planetfall Premium edition
  • Age of Wonders: Planetfall Season pass
  • Age of Wonders: Planetfall Sign Up
  • Stellaris: Lithoids
  • Age of Wonders: Planetfall - Revelations
  • Hearts of Iron IV: Together for Victory
  • Warlock: Master of the Arcane
  • 500k Club
  • Europa Universalis IV: El Dorado
  • Europa Universalis IV: Common Sense
  • Europa Universalis IV: Mare Nostrum
  • Stellaris
  • Hearts of Iron IV: Cadet
  • Europa Universalis IV: Rights of Man
  • Stellaris: Digital Anniversary Edition
  • Stellaris: Leviathans Story Pack
  • Cities: Skylines - Natural Disasters
  • Stellaris: Synthetic Dawn
  • Stellaris - Path to Destruction bundle
  • Europa Universalis IV: Res Publica
  • Europa Universalis IV: Wealth of Nations
  • Europa Universalis IV: Conquest of Paradise
  • Europa Universalis IV: Art of War
  • Crusader Kings II
  • Cities: Skylines
  • Europa Universalis IV: Cossacks
  • Cities: Skylines - After Dark
  • Stellaris: Megacorp
I am wondering: Is the lack of dev diaries possibly related to the “DLC Visibility Experiment”?

Generally, you want to limit all exterior influences, when experimenting. “Disturbances” like awesome developer insights might persuade people to purchase already available content more than some buttons in the game setup screen. In order to measure the button’s effect, you might want to eliminate this effect from your evaluation.
 

Hyomoto

Major
45 Badges
Dec 2, 2015
695
113
  • Magicka
  • Age of Wonders III
  • Tyranny - Tales from the Tiers
  • Stellaris: Synthetic Dawn
  • Stellaris
  • Surviving Mars: First Colony Edition
  • Stellaris: Apocalypse
  • Surviving Mars: Digital Deluxe Edition
  • Cities: Skylines - Parklife Pre-Order
  • Cities: Skylines - Parklife
  • Stellaris: Distant Stars
  • Shadowrun Returns
  • Shadowrun: Dragonfall
  • Cities: Skylines - Green Cities
  • Cities: Skylines Industries
  • Stellaris: Megacorp
  • Prison Architect
  • Surviving Mars: First Colony Edition
  • Cities: Skylines - Campus
  • Age of Wonders: Planetfall
  • Age of Wonders: Planetfall Deluxe edition
  • Age of Wonders: Planetfall Premium edition
  • Age of Wonders: Planetfall Season pass
  • Prison Architect: Psych Ward
  • Stellaris: Galaxy Edition
  • Sword of the Stars
  • Cities: Skylines
  • Pillars of Eternity
  • Cities: Skylines - After Dark
  • Cities: Skylines - Snowfall
  • Stellaris: Galaxy Edition
  • Stellaris: Humanoids Species Pack
  • Tyranny: Archon Edition
  • Stellaris: Digital Anniversary Edition
  • Stellaris: Leviathans Story Pack
  • Cities: Skylines - Natural Disasters
  • Stellaris - Path to Destruction bundle
  • Cities: Skylines - Mass Transit
  • Surviving Mars
  • Tyranny - Bastards Wound
  • Sword of the Stars II
  • Cities: Skylines Deluxe Edition
  • Age of Wonders: Planetfall - Revelations
  • Stellaris: Ancient Relics
  • Shadowrun: Hong Kong
And then the 6-8 week long holiday break comes in. I guess we are facing an up to 10 week long silence at worst. Keeps me really interested in this game tho... :rolleyes:
If your only engagement in the game is to read what isn't in the game, I'm not sure you are enjoying it anyways. I mean, have you considered just taking a break, playing something else and then checking in periodically for news? You have to know that Stellaris development will end one day, right? People still play games that don't have weekly developer diaries.
 
Last edited:

Eladrin

Stellaris Game Designer
Apr 4, 2019
152
306
www.paradoxplaza.com
Would be nice even if they wrote something like "hey, we're still alive, and working on new stuff. Will let you guys know when we have more."

For all we know, the entire team might as well be being chemically reprocessed into energy by a gestalt consciousness right now.
This is true. We are currently working on future plans and have not been converted into energy or a delicious nutrient paste*, and are currently still made of meat.

It's been interesting doing some of these things remotely, since we can't do whiteboarding brainstorms quite the same way we're used to since we're scattered across the region. Some things have been extremely and unexpectedly effective though. I love one of the tools we're using for these workshops.

* Studies show seven out of ten organics can't tell the difference!
 

Vias

Second Lieutenant
57 Badges
Jun 22, 2013
154
235
  • Crusader Kings II
  • Crusader Kings II: Sword of Islam
  • Crusader Kings II: Legacy of Rome
  • Crusader Kings II: Sunset Invasion
  • Crusader Kings II: The Republic
  • Crusader Kings II: The Old Gods
  • Crusader Kings II: Sons of Abraham
  • Crusader Kings II: Rajas of India
  • Crusader Kings II: Charlemagne
  • Crusader Kings II: Way of Life
  • Crusader Kings II: Horse Lords
  • Crusader Kings II: Conclave
  • Crusader Kings II: Reapers Due
  • Crusader Kings II: Monks and Mystics
  • Crusader Kings II: Jade Dragon
  • Crusader Kings II: Holy Fury
  • Stellaris Sign-up
  • Stellaris
  • Stellaris: Leviathans Story Pack
  • Stellaris - Path to Destruction bundle
  • Stellaris: Synthetic Dawn
  • Stellaris: Distant Stars
  • Stellaris: Humanoids Species Pack
  • Stellaris: Megacorp
  • Stellaris: Digital Anniversary Edition
  • Stellaris: Ancient Relics
  • Age of Wonders II
  • Cities: Skylines
  • Cities: Skylines - After Dark
  • Cities: Skylines - Snowfall
  • Cities: Skylines - Mass Transit
  • Cities: Skylines - Parklife Pre-Order
  • Cities: Skylines - Parklife
  • Cities: Skylines Industries
  • Victoria 2
  • Victoria 2: A House Divided
  • Victoria 2: Heart of Darkness
  • Age of Wonders: Planetfall Sign Up
  • Imperator: Rome Sign Up
This is true. We are currently working on future plans and have not been converted into energy or a delicious nutrient paste*, and are currently still made of meat.

It's been interesting doing some of these things remotely, since we can't do whiteboarding brainstorms quite the same way we're used to since we're scattered across the region. Some things have been extremely and unexpectedly effective though. I love one of the tools we're using for these workshops.

* Studies show seven out of ten organics can't tell the difference!
Feels nice to get some feedback from you guys! Thanks for the hard work as always.

Maybe it's a stupid question, but I get you are working on something new. We all are addicted love new contents, but what's your stance about the game bugs? I know the community has been pestering you devs about it, but I think it's something important and I'm not the only one given the state of the forum and the number of rage thread about bugs or "bad balance" in the game. Right now some bugs are really annoying (the fleet manager one), some others are borderline gamebreaking thou (like IA passivity or the fact that it won't build shipyards). Someone in the forum has suggested it would be good if you just took a brief break from new dlcs and so on and took your time to address these problems. I know it's not our place to tell you what to do, and I don't even know what you can actually say to us about it, but yeah, I was wondering what you think about all of this.

EDIT: I should clarify that 'm not trying to stir up problems, I'm just curious about what devs think of the situation of the game.
 

Vias

Second Lieutenant
57 Badges
Jun 22, 2013
154
235
  • Crusader Kings II
  • Crusader Kings II: Sword of Islam
  • Crusader Kings II: Legacy of Rome
  • Crusader Kings II: Sunset Invasion
  • Crusader Kings II: The Republic
  • Crusader Kings II: The Old Gods
  • Crusader Kings II: Sons of Abraham
  • Crusader Kings II: Rajas of India
  • Crusader Kings II: Charlemagne
  • Crusader Kings II: Way of Life
  • Crusader Kings II: Horse Lords
  • Crusader Kings II: Conclave
  • Crusader Kings II: Reapers Due
  • Crusader Kings II: Monks and Mystics
  • Crusader Kings II: Jade Dragon
  • Crusader Kings II: Holy Fury
  • Stellaris Sign-up
  • Stellaris
  • Stellaris: Leviathans Story Pack
  • Stellaris - Path to Destruction bundle
  • Stellaris: Synthetic Dawn
  • Stellaris: Distant Stars
  • Stellaris: Humanoids Species Pack
  • Stellaris: Megacorp
  • Stellaris: Digital Anniversary Edition
  • Stellaris: Ancient Relics
  • Age of Wonders II
  • Cities: Skylines
  • Cities: Skylines - After Dark
  • Cities: Skylines - Snowfall
  • Cities: Skylines - Mass Transit
  • Cities: Skylines - Parklife Pre-Order
  • Cities: Skylines - Parklife
  • Cities: Skylines Industries
  • Victoria 2
  • Victoria 2: A House Divided
  • Victoria 2: Heart of Darkness
  • Age of Wonders: Planetfall Sign Up
  • Imperator: Rome Sign Up
We did delay Federations to do precisely this.
I didn't know! Well, thank you for your quick reply and sorry if this was a stupid question then :)
I'm really happy that you are working on this, thank you guys!
 

Vias

Second Lieutenant
57 Badges
Jun 22, 2013
154
235
  • Crusader Kings II
  • Crusader Kings II: Sword of Islam
  • Crusader Kings II: Legacy of Rome
  • Crusader Kings II: Sunset Invasion
  • Crusader Kings II: The Republic
  • Crusader Kings II: The Old Gods
  • Crusader Kings II: Sons of Abraham
  • Crusader Kings II: Rajas of India
  • Crusader Kings II: Charlemagne
  • Crusader Kings II: Way of Life
  • Crusader Kings II: Horse Lords
  • Crusader Kings II: Conclave
  • Crusader Kings II: Reapers Due
  • Crusader Kings II: Monks and Mystics
  • Crusader Kings II: Jade Dragon
  • Crusader Kings II: Holy Fury
  • Stellaris Sign-up
  • Stellaris
  • Stellaris: Leviathans Story Pack
  • Stellaris - Path to Destruction bundle
  • Stellaris: Synthetic Dawn
  • Stellaris: Distant Stars
  • Stellaris: Humanoids Species Pack
  • Stellaris: Megacorp
  • Stellaris: Digital Anniversary Edition
  • Stellaris: Ancient Relics
  • Age of Wonders II
  • Cities: Skylines
  • Cities: Skylines - After Dark
  • Cities: Skylines - Snowfall
  • Cities: Skylines - Mass Transit
  • Cities: Skylines - Parklife Pre-Order
  • Cities: Skylines - Parklife
  • Cities: Skylines Industries
  • Victoria 2
  • Victoria 2: A House Divided
  • Victoria 2: Heart of Darkness
  • Age of Wonders: Planetfall Sign Up
  • Imperator: Rome Sign Up
Did not worki guess, at least for me there too many issues, not able to enjoy the current state of the game sadly... :(
Well, he didn't say it was the only one they were going to do it. I think he meant they know of the issues and are doing what they can. :)
 
  • 1
Reactions: magriboy0750

Deggial

Second Lieutenant
48 Badges
May 7, 2012
181
54
  • Age of Wonders III
  • Hearts of Iron IV: Expansion Pass
  • Cities: Skylines - Mass Transit
  • Hearts of Iron IV: Death or Dishonor
  • Cities: Skylines - Green Cities
  • Hearts of Iron IV: Expansion Pass
  • Stellaris: Humanoids Species Pack
  • Stellaris: Apocalypse
  • Cities: Skylines - Parklife Pre-Order
  • Cities: Skylines - Parklife
  • Stellaris: Distant Stars
  • Prison Architect
  • Stellaris: Ancient Relics
  • Age of Wonders: Planetfall
  • Age of Wonders: Planetfall Deluxe edition
  • Age of Wonders: Planetfall Premium edition
  • Age of Wonders: Planetfall Season pass
  • Age of Wonders: Planetfall Sign Up
  • Stellaris: Lithoids
  • Age of Wonders: Planetfall - Revelations
  • Hearts of Iron IV: Together for Victory
  • Warlock: Master of the Arcane
  • 500k Club
  • Europa Universalis IV: El Dorado
  • Europa Universalis IV: Common Sense
  • Europa Universalis IV: Mare Nostrum
  • Stellaris
  • Hearts of Iron IV: Cadet
  • Europa Universalis IV: Rights of Man
  • Stellaris: Digital Anniversary Edition
  • Stellaris: Leviathans Story Pack
  • Cities: Skylines - Natural Disasters
  • Stellaris: Synthetic Dawn
  • Stellaris - Path to Destruction bundle
  • Europa Universalis IV: Res Publica
  • Europa Universalis IV: Wealth of Nations
  • Europa Universalis IV: Conquest of Paradise
  • Europa Universalis IV: Art of War
  • Crusader Kings II
  • Cities: Skylines
  • Europa Universalis IV: Cossacks
  • Cities: Skylines - After Dark
  • Stellaris: Megacorp
@Eladrin:
Great to learn (not that this is unexpected) that you are fine and planning. :)

Just a really small request: I don’t think, the lack of new dev diaries is an issue for most of us in itself. It certainly isn’t for me.
What is annoying though, is the unfulfilled anticipation on Thursdays, when coming to the forum and looking forward a nice dev diary - only to be left alone in the void, not knowing if it’s just too early or there won’t be any update at all.
This leads to frustration and other unpleasant feelings.

The solution would be so simple, though:
If there aren’t any dev diary planned in the immanent future, just tell us, please!
I am sure, everybody will understand this and wait patiently (more or less) until you are ready to share some new, awesome stuff.

It’s not the lack of dev diaries, it’s the unfulfilled expectation that troubles people!
 

King Harkinian

Second Lieutenant
Mar 20, 2019
114
464
We did delay Federations to do precisely this.
While this helped a lot and actually brought me and my friends back to Stellaris for the first time in years, the game is still crippled by the bug that makes AI empire/crisis fleets get stuck moving back and forth between two systems endlessly during wars in the mid- and lategame. It happens every single war to all of their main fleets and has been reported so many times on the bug forum and elsewhere. It's by far the biggest issue with the game right now.

Could we at least get a priority fix on that before future developments?
 

Spartakus

Major
46 Badges
Feb 22, 2018
794
355
  • Crusader Kings II
  • Stellaris - Path to Destruction bundle
  • Hearts of Iron IV: Expansion Pass
  • BATTLETECH: Heavy Metal
  • BATTLETECH - Initiate of the Order
  • Stellaris: Humanoids Species Pack
  • Stellaris: Apocalypse
  • Europa Universalis IV: Rule Britannia
  • BATTLETECH - Beta Backer
  • BATTLETECH - Backer
  • Stellaris: Distant Stars
  • Europa Universalis IV: Dharma
  • Shadowrun Returns
  • Shadowrun: Dragonfall
  • Shadowrun: Hong Kong
  • Europa Universalis IV: Golden Century
  • Stellaris: Ancient Relics
  • BATTLETECH: Season pass
  • Europa Universalis IV: Cradle of Civilization
  • Age of Wonders III
  • Hearts of Iron IV: Death or Dishonor
  • BATTLETECH
  • Europa Universalis IV: Mandate of Heaven
  • Hearts of Iron IV: Together for Victory
  • Stellaris: Leviathans Story Pack
  • Stellaris: Digital Anniversary Edition
  • Europa Universalis IV: Rights of Man
  • Hearts of Iron IV: Cadet
  • Stellaris
  • Europa Universalis IV: Mare Nostrum
  • Europa Universalis IV: Cossacks
  • Europa Universalis IV: Common Sense
  • Europa Universalis IV: El Dorado
  • Cities: Skylines
We did delay Federations to do precisely this.
And you did well. I mean this. Economic AI and performance issues have easily been the worst offenders in terms of Stellaris' issues and as far as I can tell you did a remarkable job at those. The sad part is that not only do other major issues remain, with the combat AI Federations has intruduced an entirely new wrench in the gears leaving the game for me and other forumites literally literally unplayable. The new one is particularly baffling as the AI dev diary showed a really nice debug feature that showed what the AI was "thinking". A debug feature that never made it's way into the release.

What is extremely frustrating is that it's always the same problems that get mentioned here in the forums but there is zero acknowledgement from the developers side of them. We don't know which ones you are working on, which ones you consider a priority or wether or not you are even aware of a particular issue at all.

So please, tell us how we as a community can help here. I'm not asking for a roadmap or a comprehensive bug list. I just wish there was some way to know that we're not left alone with the state Stellaris is in.
 
Last edited:

Kanzhuu

Captain
9 Badges
Jun 23, 2019
425
26
  • Stellaris
  • Stellaris: Digital Anniversary Edition
  • Stellaris: Leviathans Story Pack
  • Stellaris - Path to Destruction bundle
  • Stellaris: Apocalypse
  • Stellaris: Distant Stars
  • Stellaris: Megacorp
  • Stellaris: Ancient Relics
  • Stellaris: Synthetic Dawn
This is true. We are currently working on future plans and have not been converted into energy or a delicious nutrient paste*, and are currently still made of meat.
So, can we interpret this as "COVID-19 is making Dev Diaries more difficult and it may be a while before they are resumed"?

As I have said previously, I come back every thursday to check for a new Dev Diary. If you know there won't be any, please just say so.
 

jucanbe

Recruit
47 Badges
Jul 11, 2015
1
0
  • Crusader Kings II
  • Stellaris: Synthetic Dawn
  • Magicka: Wizard Wars Founder Wizard
  • Mount & Blade: Warband
  • Europa Universalis IV: Common Sense
  • Crusader Kings II: Horse Lords
  • Stellaris
  • Hearts of Iron IV: Cadet
  • Hearts of Iron IV: Colonel
  • Stellaris: Leviathans Story Pack
  • Hearts of Iron IV: Together for Victory
  • Stellaris - Path to Destruction bundle
  • Hearts of Iron IV: Death or Dishonor
  • War of the Roses
  • Age of Wonders III
  • Hearts of Iron IV: Expansion Pass
  • Stellaris: Humanoids Species Pack
  • Stellaris: Apocalypse
  • Stellaris: Distant Stars
  • Stellaris: Megacorp
  • Hearts of Iron IV: Expansion Pass
  • Prison Architect
  • Stellaris: Ancient Relics
  • Hearts of Iron IV: La Resistance
  • Europa Universalis IV: Conquest of Paradise
  • Cities in Motion 2
  • Crusader Kings II: Legacy of Rome
  • Crusader Kings II: The Old Gods
  • Crusader Kings II: Rajas of India
  • Crusader Kings II: The Republic
  • Crusader Kings II: Sons of Abraham
  • Crusader Kings II: Sunset Invasion
  • Crusader Kings II: Sword of Islam
  • Dungeonland
  • Europa Universalis III
  • Europa Universalis IV: Art of War
  • Europa Universalis IV: El Dorado
  • Europa Universalis IV: Wealth of Nations
  • Europa Universalis IV: Call to arms event
  • Knights of Pen and Paper +1 Edition
  • Leviathan: Warships
  • Magicka
  • Europa Universalis IV: Res Publica
  • Teleglitch: Die More Edition
  • The Showdown Effect
  • Warlock: Master of the Arcane
Any plans to add a GM mode in multiplayer (for MP role-playing games)? :p

And, if religion is introduced into the game, fix the megacorps, Subversive Cult should be more relevant, because now is useless.

I cant wait to see the next Dev Diary!
 

LWE

Colonel
37 Badges
Jul 10, 2015
948
270
  • Victoria 2
  • Stellaris
  • Warlock 2: The Exiled
  • Imperator: Rome
  • Europa Universalis III
We did delay Federations to do precisely this.
And there indeed was a noticeable improvement: performance got far better for those that had problems, some high-impact bugs that were present for a long time (setting AI rights to citizenship purged them unless you disavowed purges altogether, planets in the process of being colonized by the Prethoryn were impossible to bombard to bare, making victory impossible, etc) were finally fixed. One more such effort, and the game will be fairly technical issue-free (similarly to Imperator).