Shadow Metrics #1: What’s the typical ascension speech?

Quite a number of players have accepted to share some metrics while playing Shadow Empire. This will help me (the dev) over the long run to make game balance improvements. However it is also fun stuff to inspect. Anonymously of course!

The variant focussed on society.

Every player in Shadow Empire has to make an ascension speech. There are 3 variants of this Decision, one focussed on economy, one focussed on society and one focussed on politics.

And it turns out that contrary to public myth the majority of the players do not seem to be totalitarians. In fact “Calulating and Logical” is most often chosen. Like the NPC Leader above says: “Science is Power!”

If there is any specific decision you’d like me to feature in a next Shadow Metrics post feel free to voice your opinion.

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And we have lift-off

Shadow Empire has been released just now. Hop on over to my publisher Matrix Games for more information:

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One day left till Shadow Empire release!

While we still wait a day longer I’d like to share this great walkthrough of the different Planet classes by DasTactic.

A quick tour visiting all Planet classes

For more information on Shadow Empire and how to actually buy it hop on over to my publisher Matrix Games.

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Shadow Empire Preview Videos

Several preview videos of Shadow Empire can now be viewed over on youTube:

Previews are done by, and thanks to, Tortuga, DasTactic and Grey Hunter!

Best wishes,


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Shadow Empire Podcast

You can listen to me talk about Shadow Empire on the Single Malt Strategy Podcast. Although I might sound a bit tired (new family extension arrived) I do manage to share some interesting pieces of information on my upcoming game. Check it out over here:

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Shadow Empire Dev Diary #3

A typical game start

Bit late. But a number of days ago we posted part #3 in the Dev Diary series on the Matrix Games website:

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