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February 7, 2017 by Island Dog
The Ashes: Escalation stream is now at 9pm ET on Tuesdays!

https://www.twitch.tv/stardock

 
January 23, 2017 by Island Dog
Join us for a late night Ashes: Escalation stream over on Twitch at 9pm ET on 1/24! There will be giveaways, comp stomps, and plenty of salt. 

http://www.twitch.tv/stardock

This will be replacing the afternoon stream tomorrow.
January 20, 2017 by Island Dog
Take a look at a basic overview of a game's early starting builds and learn how to prepare your defenses, start building your army, and pinpoint regions for conquer.
January 19, 2017 by Island Dog
GeneralsGentlemen has a new video which goes through an introduction of Ashes of the Singularity.
January 18, 2017 by Island Dog
WindowBlinds 10 gives Windows users the ability to change the look and feel of the desktop by applying custom skins to the user interface. There are thousands of skins available to create a truly custom feel. WindowBlinds has an interface that is very easy to use, but I wanted to go over the basics of the app and how to get started with changing your desktop theme.

Get WindowBlinds here.


WindowBlinds Overview
When you first open WindowBlinds, the main ‘Style’ configuration s...
January 11, 2017 by Island Dog
We have released Start10 v1.53 today with various fixes and improvements.

Changelog:

Misc bug fixesPrevent "Desktop" menu item from having menu options (with Fences)Allow remote desktop shutdown options (with registry key)Start10 v1.53 can be downloaded from your Stardock account here.
January 11, 2017 by Island Dog
There are beta releases available for both WindowBlinds 10.51 and SkinStudio 10.1 today.

WindowBlinds update includes:

Fix for Hyper-VFix for Systray Anniversary editionWin7 fix caused my DPI changesFix for part of config turning black over timeSkinStudio update includes:

Support for the new modern app titlebar buttons (back and menu)
 Please note that this beta has not been tested with Insider build 15002 and will likely cause issues.

Current WindowBlinds 10 users and Object D...
January 9, 2017 by Island Dog
Greetings!

Happy New Year!

So here's what's happening around here.

== New Campaign ==

Chris Bucholz (you can google him) is creating a new campaign for Sorcerer King: Rivals. It is almost done but you can expect the same style of writing with it as with the quests.


== New Units ==

I'm currently mostly on GalCiv III right now but my intention is to get a bunch of new trainable units in for v2.1 which we currently have slated for the second week of February. 
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January 5, 2017 by Island Dog
Greetings and happy new year!

Lots of stuff going on so I'll get right to it.

## DLC MIGRATION ##

People who bought the base game Ashes of the Singularity's DLC will start to see that DLC show up here and automatically be added to their account.

The tentative schedule is like this:

January: Part 1
- Dawn of the Singularity (eBook prequel written by David Simpson) [$4.99]
- Soundtrack (by Battlestar Galactica's Richard Gibbs and Civ V's Geoff Knorr) [$9.99]

Jan...
January 5, 2017 by Island Dog
Greetings and happy new year!

Lots of stuff going on so I'll get right to it.

## DLC MIGRATION ##

People who bought the base game Ashes of the Singularity's DLC will start to see that DLC show up here and automatically be added to their account.

The tentative schedule is like this:

January: Part 1
- Dawn of the Singularity (eBook prequel written by David Simpson) [$4.99]
- Soundtrack (by Battlestar Galactica's Richard Gibbs and Civ V's Geoff Knorr) [$9.99]

Jan...
January 4, 2017 by Island Dog
Happy new year!

Here's what we're working on.

## Version 1.5 series ##

Last month version 1.5 was released but that isn't the end of the 1.5 updates.

In particular, these features/enhancements/bug fixes are scheduled to get added in 1.51/1.52/1.53.

1. Update UI.

We're bringing the Escalation UI over to the base game. The larger fonts and general layout are easier on the eyes.

2. Replays.

This is something that has been a lot harder to do than we had expec...
January 4, 2017 by Island Dog
Happy new year!

Here's what we're working on.

## Version 1.5 series ##

Last month version 1.5 was released but that isn't the end of the 1.5 updates.

In particular, these features/enhancements/bug fixes are scheduled to get added in 1.51/1.52/1.53.

1. Update UI.

We're bringing the Escalation UI over to the base game. The larger fonts and general layout are easier on the eyes.

2. Replays.

This is something that has been a lot harder to do than we had expec...
December 15, 2016 by Island Dog
New Features, WASD Camera Movement,
and Audio Alerts in v1.5!
 Check out the full list of updates in the change log belowYou spoke, and we listened! We are committed to providing updates for Ashes of the Singularity and we know this newest one will provide a lot of what you've been asking for.Some of v1.5's highlights include:WASD Movement: To make it easier to scan the map, we have added WASD enabled panning. Keep directing units and move into tactical positions without having t...
December 15, 2016 by Island Dog
New Ashes of the Singularity Reinforcements DLC is Available!
If you own the base Ashes game, the DLC has been added to your Steam account Up your strategic game with the new Substrate Harvester unit and the new PHC Artillery Post building! We've added a little something to each side of the war to open up new strategic possibilities.Substrate Harvester Unit: This unit can gather resources from any region, regardless of who controls them, allowing you to send covert sneak attacks o...
December 13, 2016 by Island Dog
IGN has nominated Ashes of the Singularity in their Best Strategy Game of 2016 Awards!

You can also cast your vote for the Peoples Choice winner. 

http://www.ign.com/wikis/best-of-2016-awards/Best_Strategy_Game