Island Dog's Articles
July 25, 2017 by Island Dog
It's back to school season! For some of you college-bound grads, it's "first time at a new school" season. If you're worried about how to keep track of all the new syllabuses and assignments you're going to have, stay productive, AND manage all of your budding social engagements on top of that, we have something for you. The productivity apps in the Object Desktop suite will make organizing the stuff piling up on your computer just a little bit easier, and the added customiza...
July 20, 2017 by Island Dog
Stardock has a wide variety of desktop enhancement and customization applications that are used by millions of Windows® users daily. Whether it’s Fences, WindowBlinds, or the whole Object Desktop suite, there’s something for just about everyone. The best part is, you can easily purchase and download these apps directly from our website.

When you make a purchase from the Stardock store, you'll receive an email with instructions on how to download it. Down the line, though,...
July 20, 2017 by Island Dog
It’s a great time to have WindowBlinds on your PC. There’s been lots of great skins submitted this summer and they keep coming in!

Let’s take a look at some of the latest, and you can see all the newest skins here.


Telesco by LightStar




Dragons and Dungeons by IceBabee




OldStyle by DaveBax




Alpha Patagonia by gmc2
July 19, 2017 by Island Dog
Discord is a voice and chat app designed for gamers, and we have an official Discord channel for Ashes of the Singularity. 

Get Discord here: https://discordapp.com/

Players can join the channel and interact with Ashes developers, other community members, learn about events, share mods, and much more.

Join the channel here: https://discord.gg/EF9HrEZ

 
July 14, 2017 by Island Dog
Feature Friday! We're taking a look back at some of the most downloaded animated wallpapers on WinCustomize. This Aquarium dream by amitsaran puts a moving aquarium right on your desktop when using DeskScapes! Download here: http://www.wincustomize.com/explore/dream/3262/
Get DeskScapes: http://bit.ly/2pg5MTT
July 12, 2017 by Island Dog
We have been putting a lot of focus on our Facebook and Twitter pages and it has resulted in new customers and new members of our community.  Since we have quite a few, I wanted to post a list of all of them so you can easily “like” them.

Facebook:

StardockWinCustomizeGalactic CivilizationsAshes of the SingularityStar ControlOffworld Trading CompanySins of a Solar EmpireElementalDemigodThe Political MachineStart8/10ModernMixDecor8Twitter:

@stardock@wincustomize@galciv@a...
July 11, 2017 by Island Dog
We’ve had several new and updated Master WindowBlinds skins submitted recently, so I wanted to highlight a few of the most recent in case you missed them in gallery.

You can see all the latest WindowBlinds skins here: http://www.wincustomize.com/explore/windowblinds

Get WindowBlinds here: http://www.stardock.com/products/windowblinds/


Vestar by LightStar




Bulkhead by don5318




Yosemite by LightStar




Draxxus by neone6
June 27, 2017 by Island Dog
The Steam Summer Sale has been up for several days, so lets ask the community what games they have picked up so far?

 
June 8, 2017 by Island Dog
Juggernauts and a Brand New Campaign Arrive in v2.3
Dominate the battlefield with two brand new tier 4 warships and experience the fully voiced "Genesis" campaign Let's take a Quick Look at these Terrifying Tier 4 units: PHC - The Leonidas
A heavy Dreadnought destroyer, this ship boasts the most powerful weapon ever mounted on a construct. It can tear Dreadnoughts apart and stand up to assaults by using its rail cannons and auto cannons for defense. The high cost is worth all o...
June 6, 2017 by Island Dog
The June edition of the Stardock Magazine will be hitting your inboxes shortly. 

Use this thread to discuss.

Discord chats:

Windows Desktop https://discord.gg/aUtbQaDGalCiv III https://discord.gg/gWUcwPjAshes: Escalation https://discord.gg/EF9HrEZOffworld Trading Company https://discord.gg/v7uVuahIf you are not subscribed to receive the Stardock Magazine, manage your email subscriptions here.

 
June 1, 2017 by Island Dog
Greetings!

We are working on version 2.3 for Crusade and the base game simultaneously. We don't have a final date but I expect you will start seeing opt-ins very soon.

I want to make you guys aware of some important changes happening on Steam that will affect you.
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Review Scores

Some of you may have noticed I've been harping about the Steam user review scores.

If you're noticing an ever increasing disconnect between your opinion of a game and the user review score of a ga...
May 9, 2017 by Island Dog
Customize the task bar, window frames and control buttons!
WindowBlinds enables users to customize desktop interface themes called skins to personalize the look and feel of their desktop.New in v10.62:Fix for interaction bug with Avast Antivirus (and possible other applications)Fix for [Alt-Tab] not being visibleTweak for Chrome titlebar when switching from fullscreen YouTube back to maximized windowFix for menubar text blank in FirefoxExcluded Telegram DesktopTweak to Chrome and IE max window ...
April 13, 2017 by Island Dog
Inception DLC features a new type of split scenario, new maps, and more!
Choose your story in the first split-faction scenario in Ashes of the Singularity: EscalationGet it on Steam | Get it at Stardock  A mysterious entity known as Nihilon has returned to wreak havoc on the planet Oneiros and has seized control of some of the Substrate consciousnesses residing there. As the Substrate, you must rescue your corrupted brethren and find out what Nihilon has done - as the PHC, your only c...
April 6, 2017 by Island Dog
Game Replays, Huge Balance Updates, New Maps, Modding Support, and More
in v2.2 of Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation
New features, updates, and adjustments have been made. For a full list, see the change log below!
Game Replay 
You've been asking, and here it is! The game replays remove the fog of war so that you can see absolutely everything that went on during your game. Scope out what your opponents were building and how they were laying out their str...
April 4, 2017 by Island Dog
v1.9 Modernization Update Improves
Sins of a Solar Empire: Rebellion for Current PCsGet Sins of a Solar Empire: Rebellion on Steam for only $10!*Sins: Rebellion celebrates its 5-year anniversary with an update that brings significant changes to the game's engine, AI, graphics systems, and more! Modern gamers will enjoy an incredible remastered 4K experience, optimizations to late-game play, and improved memory capabilities.Major FeaturesGraphics Optimizations
Sins: Rebellion gets a face l...