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Shadow Empire Design Snippet #25

Snippet #25: Diplomatics Shadow Empire diplomatics are relatively simple, but I think they’ll be engaging. Basically either you or an AI regime can take the initiative. You can do so by playing diplomatic Stratagems. For example requesting to make contact, … Continue reading

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Shadow Empire Design Snippet #24

Snippet #24: Regime Feats I am adding Regime Feats to Shadow Empire. Their purpose is to give a bit more punch to the Profile system and to give your Empire a bit more character. At start of game your ‘little’ … Continue reading

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Shadow Empire Design Snippet #23

Snippet #23: Formations In this snippet you are seeing me choosing which new Formation to build. Once I select one I’ll pay the costs in Industrial Points, Metal, etc.. and I’ll get a fully manned HQ and subordinate Units placed … Continue reading

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Shadow Empire Design Snippet #22

Snippet #22: Minors and Unaligned Forces In this snippet you are seeing the 1st Assault Infantry Brigade advancing on a group of Free Folk Marauders. You core enemies in Shadow Empire are the other Major nations. These function much like … Continue reading

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Shadow Empire Design Snippet #21

Snippet #21: Stratagems In this snippet we are seeing some new Fate Stratagems the player has received. I am really expanding on these Stratagems and using them for lots of different stuff. These Fate Stratagems are rare and can only … Continue reading

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Shadow Empire Design Snippet #20

Snippet #20: Profiles and Stratagems Your empire will have 7 profile groups, each with 3 profiles. The groups are: Society, Work Method, Ideology, Warrior Spirit, Diplomatics, Leadership Style and Economics. In the little screenie shown here you see the Warrior … Continue reading

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