Stellaris Dev Diary #20 - War & Peace

Stellaris Dev Diary #20 - War & Peace

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Are these ships in the same fleet?

What is the meaning of the green symbols?
 
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Will be some some kind of neutral zone, like romunlan-federation neutral zone?
 
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Getting your allies into war seems better than in EU, but
"Before you have established communications with another civilization, it is possible to simply attack them and even take one of their planets (but once you take a planet, communications are immediately established.)"
Why? What if I'm ultra-xenophobe?
- You captured our...
- Shh!
- But...
- Bad alien! No talking.
Its probably balancing so you can't just steal all the planets a small race has also declaring war will probably end up being pretty easy for ultra xenophobes.
 
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Kind of an unrelated question: Will there be a demo of Stellaris? I must admit, screenshots are nice and dandy, but i like to get my hands-on experience.
 
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It's looking good but those sharp borders make my eyes bleed. Please make them curvy!
 
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If your policies allow full orbital bombardment, it is possible to severely damage planets, but not to completely depopulate them.
but can we destroy them?

Say if I want one planet from a peace deal but decide I wanna destroy every other star system they own while I'm at it

Can I destroy planets?
 
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If I understand correctly.. The wars here are seem more limited than in EU4.. You can't declare for one thing and then take another, which seems like a shame if circumstances change wildly in the years of conflict or to war goes unexpectedly well!
 
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"Vicky 2 in space" might be a good way to sum up Stellaris so far.
Considering they're trying to make the learning curve less intimidating than eu4? I'd say not really?
 
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How about regime change objectives? And forcing the target to allow peacekeeper forces to be present in order to quell any loyalist rebellions after a regime change? :D

Especially with the differing politics and ethos I want to be able to force freedom on all my neighbors or shoot them if they refuse to be free!
 
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Sounds nice but would like to be able to add wargoals as the attacker if I didn't start with 100 selected.
 
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Since the wargoals can be individual worlds, can we assume it is indeed possible for different empires to hold planets in the same system?
 

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In the warscore portion of the screen - 'Ships Killed' seems are rather odd phrase. Can it be changed to read ' Ships Destroyed'?
 
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The first contact war idea is quite cool. I am not sure I have hear of it in any other 4x game. Also, I am thrilled that traits will affect your options in warfare like planet bombing.
 
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You need to gain “war score” in order to win, just like in our other games (-100 to 100.) At any time, you can negotiate for peace by selecting specific goals from your own list or that of the other side, very much like in Europa Universalis (except that you are limited to the stated war goals.)

Is it possible to select goals from both the attacker's and defender's lists in one peace offer, as a sort of grand bargain / territory swap, or is it restricted to either/or?
 
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@Doomdark : Is there some sort of Aggressive Expansion/Infamy mechanic? If there is and you can talk about it, how does it affect: races that know about you but not of your enemy, races that don't know about you but know your enemy and ofcourse races that know both you and your enemy?

Also, if we have two wargoals, but during the war we decide we really want only one of them, is it possible to take only one? Or do we just choose between a Surrender demand and take all the stated wargoals or a White Peace?​
 
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