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Distant Worlds

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Distant Worlds Interview by Space Sector Part 2

Posted: 28 AUG 2013

 

Here you can read the second part of the interview to Erik Rutins made by Adam Solo of Space Sector. 

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Distant Worlds Interview by Space Sector

Posted: 27 AUG 2013

 

Erik Rutins of Matrix Games has been interviewed by Adam Solo of Space Sector during the days spent in Fredericksburg. 

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The Age of Shadows on Distant Worlds starts now!

Posted: 23 MAY 2013

 

Matrix Games and Slitherine (www.slitherine.com) are proud to announce the release of the highly anticipated third expansion to the critically acclaimed 4X space strategy game series Distant Worlds: Shadows. To celebrate this release we have a great promotion running for the next six weeks, until July 5th, for both newcomers and existing fans. 

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Distant Worlds Is Updated

Posted: 6 JUL 2011

A short but effective update to fix a few issues and keep the galactic empire running strong!

Matrix Games, Slitherine (www.slitherine.com) and Code Force (www.codeforce.co.nz) are pleased to release a quick update for their award-winning space strategy game, Distant Worlds. This comprehensive 1.7.0.1 update for the German and English retail versions fixes an issue that causes a crash with some story line events.

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Distant Worlds Gets a Major Update

Posted: 6 MAY 2011

Enjoy the fixes and AI improvements found in the expansion via this substantial new update

Matrix Games and Code Force (www.codeforce.co.nz) are excited to release a major new update for their award-winning space strategy game, Distant Worlds. The comprehensive 1.0.7.0 update includes all the bugfixes, mod advances, and AI improvements found in version 1.5.0.8 of the expansion, Return of the Shakturi, but without the actual expansion content.

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Huge New Update for Distant Worlds!

Posted: 29 JUL 2010

A huge list of improvements and changes coming with this capital ship-sized update

Matrix Games and Code Force (www.codeforce.co.nz) are proud to release a massive new update for their award winning space strategy game, Distant Worlds! The comprehensive 1.0.6.0 update comes with dozens of changes and fixes which improve nearly every part of the game, specific emphasis has been placed on stability, balance, colonies, fleet and ship behavior, and interface improvements.

 

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Distant Worlds Updated Again!

Posted: 20 MAY 2010

The highly acclaimed 4X “Living Galaxy” Sci-Fi strategy game gets a significant post-release update focusing on bug fixes and AI and automation improvements

Matrix Games and CodeForce (www.codeforce.co.nz) are pleased to announce a significant new post-release update for Distant Worlds!  This new v1.0.4.9 update includes over a dozen important bug fixes as well as major improvements to friendly and enemy AI and automation.  Additional economic balancing is also included to fine-tune the 1.0.4 economy and fix an issue with uncapped corruption.  Especially improved are troop and agent automation as well as the way the private sector handles its own economic assets if it starts to run in the red.

 

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Distant Worlds Gets a Major Update!

Posted: 5 MAY 2010

The highly acclaimed 4X “Living Galaxy” Sci-Fi strategy game gets a major post-release update including bug fixes and many improvements

Matrix Games and CodeForce (www.codeforce.co.nz) are pleased to announce a new major post-release update for Distant Worlds!  This new v1.0.4 update includes over thirty bug fixes as well as more than forty improvements to the game balance, interface and usability.  For the best play experience, Matrix Games strongly recommends that all owners of Distant Worlds upgrade to v1.0.4.  While 1.0.4 will work fine with older saved games, we also strongly recommend starting new games with 1.0.4 as some of the bug fixes and many of the balance changes will not work with saved games from older versions.

 

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Distant Worlds Gets Another Major Update

Posted: 8 APR 2010

Many major issues and bugs have been vaporized by this behemoth of an update

Matrix Games and CodeForce (www.codeforce.co.nz) are pleased to release another update for Distant Worlds. The new comprehensive 1.0.3 update comes with over two dozen fixes for gameplay issues, improved stability and memory usage, and much more.

 

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New Alien Race Screenshots for Distant Worlds!

Posted: 31 MAR 2010

Check out some of the alien races vying for total galactic power in Distant Worlds

Matrix Games and CodeForce (www.codeforce.co.nz) are proud to release a pack of concept art screenshots showcasing the detailed and unique alien races found in the exciting new 4X space strategy game, Distant Worlds

 

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Distant Worlds Gets an Important Update!

Posted: 28 MAR 2010

The highly anticipated 4X “Living Galaxy” Sci-Fi strategy game gets some quick post-release fixes to fine-tune the economy and improve stability

Matrix Games and CodeForce (www.codeforce.co.nz) are pleased to announce an important and quick post-release update for Distant Worlds!  This new v1.0.2 update resolves all critical and a few serious issues that were discovered after last week’s release, including a resource distribution issue that could cause negative cash flow in the economy as well as several different bugs that could cause crashes on some system configurations.  For the best play experience, Matrix Games strongly recommends that all owners of Distant Worlds upgrade to v1.0.2, which works fine with previous saved games.

 

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Distant Worlds Now Available for Purchase!

Posted: 25 MAR 2010

The highly anticipated 4X “Living Galaxy” Sci-Fi strategy game is out of hyperspace and headed for your system

Matrix Games and CodeFore (www.codeforce.co.nz) are thrilled to announce that Distant Worlds is now available for purchase! Now gamers can experience a “living galaxy” with endless options and replayability, command  vast empires that span many star system and engage in research, diplomacy, ship design, espionage, trade, combat and more! Be sure to check out the long list of promo videos available for Distant Worlds in addition to the three new screenshots of a few of the beautifully detailed alien races found in the game!

 

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Combat Video Released for Distant Worlds

Posted: 22 MAR 2010

Ship-to-ship combat, bombarding planets, landing troops and more detailed in the latest video!

Matrix Games and CodeFore (www.codeforce.co.nz) are pleased to release another video for their highly anticipated space 4X game, Distant Worlds! This latest video details all things destructive in Distant Worlds as it shows off some fleet tactics and space battles, the mechanics behind planetary invasion and planetary bombardment, fleet resupply ships, and more!  

 

Check out the video on YouTube.

 

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Customization Guide Released for Distant Worlds

Posted: 23 FEB 2010

Get a sneak peek at the huge amount of modification and customization available in Distant Worlds

Matrix Games and Code Force (www.codeforce.co.nz) are proud to release a preview of the customization guide for the hotly awaited 4X real time space strategy game, Distant Worlds! The several page PDF document is available for download from the Distant Worlds downloads page.

 

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Expansion Video Now Available for Distant Worlds

Posted: 16 FEB 2010

Find out how to plan and execute the expansion of your empire through new colonies, mining stations and construction yards with this latest video

Matrix Games and Code Force (www.codeforce.co.nz) are thrilled to release another new video for their highly anticipated 4X space strategy game, Distant Worlds!  This latest video details the mechanics behind the planning and execution of your expansion throughout the galaxy, from colonization of new planets and construction of gas and mineral mining stations to the management of your construction yards and resources.

 

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Two New Videos for Distant Worlds!

Posted: 4 FEB 2010

Get an overview of the sleek game controls and thrilling galactic exploration for this anticipated 4X strategy game

Matrix Games and Code Force (www.codeforce.co.nz) are thrilled to release two new videos for their hotly awaited 4X strategy game, Distant Worlds. The latest two videos detail the game’s controls and the mechanics behind space exploration, both facets which are essential tools in crafting your humble starting enclave into a sprawling and powerful empire! Check out the Controls and Exploration videos on YouTube and be sure to also see the Introductory Video as well.

 

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New Video for Distant Worlds!

Posted: 14 JAN 2010

Check out the introductory video for this hotly awaited 4X strategy game

Matrix Games and Code Force (www.codeforce.co.nz) are proud to release an introductory video for their massive upcoming 4X strategy game, Distant Worlds. The new video gives gamers some insight in the basics of the game and highlights a few of exciting features in store for gamers.

 

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Matrix Games To Publish Distant Worlds!

Posted: 12 JAN 2010

Explore the universe across the endless stars and make it yours!

Matrix Games and Code Force (www.codeforce.co.nz) are thrilled to announce that they have reached a publishing agreement for Distant Worlds, a vast real-time 4X space strategy game sporting massive galaxies and limitless possibilities!

 

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Details


Distant Worlds

Release Date: 25 MAR 2010

Platform: PC
Language: English
Genre: Strategic
Turns: Real-Time Pausable
Complexity: Intermediate
Period: Sci-Fi


Developer
Code Force



Product Specs

  • Theatre: Space
  • Unit Scale: Individual (People, Planes, Tanks, etc.)
  • Players: 1
  • AI: Yes
  • PBEM: No
  • File Size: 620mb
  • Download Time:
  • - 56K Modem: 24hr 36min
  • - DSL or Satelite: 80min
  • - High Speed: 16min
  • Version: 1.00
  • Manual: PDF E-Book
  • Editor: Yes, Moddable Data Files

Product Requirements :
    OS: Windows XP SP2, Windows Vista, Windows 7
    CPU: Pentium 4 @1.5 GHz
    RAM: 1Gb RAM
    Video/Graphics: minimum 1024 x 768 resolution, 32 bit
    Sound: DirectX 9 compatible
    Hard disk space: approx 500Mb
    CD-Rom: not required, except if installing from CD
    DirectX version: 9.0c or later
    Windows Media Player
    Peripheral hardware: Mouse
    Anything else that is needed: Microsoft .Net Framework 3.0 or later (will be included with installer)

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Release Date: 16 DEC 2010

An ancient evil is returning to the vast universe of Distant Worlds! The Return of the Shakturi is the highly anticipated expansion to the critically acclaimed 4X space strategy game Distant Worlds.

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Digital Express Edition: This edition comes with a full color printed box, full color printed CD (with your order number and serial number printed on it) and a PDF E-Book indexed manual.
Standard Edition: This edition comes with a full color printed box, full color printed CD (with your order number and serial number printed on it), a Printed grayscale manual and a PDF E-Book indexed manual.
Collector's Edition: This edition comes with a full color printed box, full color printed CD (with your order number and serial number printed on it), a Printed full color manual and a PDF E-Book indexed manual.