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New Stardock Tech 'Throws Goo on DRM,' Allows Gamers to Resell Downloaded Games

By Chris Faylor, Mar 25, 2009 3:02pm PDT

Elemental: War of Magic developer and Sins of a Solar Empire publisher Stardock today unveiled Goo, a new technology that the company claims will...

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"Being able to resell your game license is great news. Not being able to do that is one of the ..."

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Stardock's Wardell: Hardcore PC Games Still Viable

By Nick Breckon, Mar 24, 2009 6:26pm PDT

The talk began with a quiz. On screen, a few colorful pixels and jagged, aliased lines. "Who can name this game?" A few murmurs. Finally,...

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"(Re-reads your post) And you weren't having a go at me. I should really read things twice. MY ..."

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Stardock's Wardell: 'Age of Steam' May Not Last

By Nick Breckon, Mar 10, 2009 7:00pm PDT

Stardock CEO Brad Wardell recently took exception to a recent Edge editorial proclaiming the "Age of Steam," writing a stiff defense of competition...

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"That you never had problem with steam and had plenty of problems with SecuROM? I believe you on ..."

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Stardock Opening Second Studio, Plans New PC RPG

By Nick Breckon, Feb 04, 2009 12:24pm PST

Helped in part by generous Michigan tax breaks, developer/publisher Stardock (Sins of a Solar Empire, Demigod) is planning a $900,000 expansion of...

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"Yea watch out for 500k people in Michigan with CS degrees...."

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Stardock CEO Wants to Update Classic PC Games, Dislikes 'Artistic Vision' for Sequels

By Blake Ellison, Nov 17, 2008 11:08am PST

Stardock CEO Brad Wardell has his eye on a few classic gaming franchises and wants to bring them back--and he wants to do it right, if the rights...

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"There's one in the works. Isn't one of the original team members running the project? "

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Stardock Unveils Fantasy Strategy Game Elemental with Spore-like Mod Support

By Chris Faylor, Nov 04, 2008 9:26am PST

Sins of a Solar Empire (PC) publisher and The Political Machine 2008 (PC) developer Stardock today revealed its next major internal project,...

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"I have a vague recollection of some developer recently saying something along the lines of 'we ..."

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Stardock Rates DRM Complaints, Revises Gamers Bill of Rights

By Chris Faylor, Oct 15, 2008 11:43am PDT

Based on the "amazing level of support from the publisher and developer community" that Stardock received from the initial Gamers Bill of Rights,...

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"the only form of DRM that really annoys me is limited installations... there's just too many ..."

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The Gamer's Bill of Rights Unveiled, Demands PC Gamers Not Be Treated as 'Potential Criminals'

By Chris Faylor, Aug 29, 2008 8:40am PDT

In an effort to create standards for PC games and increase consumer confidence, publisher Stardock and Demigod developer Gas Powered Games today...

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"There is value in a voluntary association of developers to establish a review board to rate how ..."

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Micro-Expansions For Sins of a Solar Empire

By Maarten Goldstein, Aug 29, 2008 4:22am PDT

The Sins of a Solar Empire world will expand with several expansions during the next year, publisher Stardock announced today. The first expansion...

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"Wasn't there suppose to be an update for this game that will add a campaign mode? I'm still ..."

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Stardock Launches Digital Distribution Store Impulse

By Aaron Linde and Chris Faylor, Jun 17, 2008 1:55pm PDT

Publisher Stardock today announced the launch of Impulse, a new PC gaming digital distribution and retail platform for Windows XP and Windows...

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"this post needs more love. This is exactly what developers need to do. Give us the choice."

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Demigod Delayed until 2009, Summer Beta Detailed; Stardock to Publish with No Copy Protection

By Chris Faylor, Apr 07, 2008 9:33am PDT

Gas Powered Games' RTS-RPG hybrid Demigod (PC) has been delayed into 2009 and will be published by digital and retail distributor Stardock, the two...

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"My friends and I played dota quite often and we very much agree with you. Dota has no balance ..."

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Demigod Includes Hammers, Fire

By Nick Breckon, Jan 14, 2008 1:54pm PST

Gas Powered Games' latest project is becoming a little more clear with the release of a few more images. Using the Supreme Commander engine,...

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"Kudos to the marketing team for picking some really great looking screenshots. Here's an ..."

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Supreme Commander Developers At Work on DotA-styled Demigod

By Nick Breckon, Jan 03, 2008 3:32pm PST

Chris Taylor and the team at Gas Powered Games will follow their 2007 RTS Supreme Commander with a take on a popular RTS modification, according to...

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"Looks entertaining, as long as it's not bogged down in RPG convention and focused more on a sort ..."

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Stardock Readies Second Galactic Civilization 2 Expansion

By Chris Faylor, Aug 22, 2007 3:10pm PDT

Developer Stardock Entertainment has announced the second expansion pack for its ambitious 4X effort Galactic Civilizations II: Dread Lords....

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"you have to have account number and crap to get patches/updates which their updates have been ..."

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Stardock Interview

By Maarten Goldstein, Nov 15, 2006 7:30am PST

Master Of The Galaxy is a Gamasutra interview with Brad Wardell, CEO of Stardock. There are questions about Stardock's attempts to obtain the...

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"That sucks Atari is giving them the run around with Master of Magic. I really enjoyed that game ..."

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