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Galactic Emperor: Hegemony
By: OMGN | Game Data | 11:44pm, November 10, 2004
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Galactic Emperor: Hegemony is an unique online game. I know of no other game like it. It is the only online game that I have ever played that replicated the table top war game experience on the Internet.

This game is extremely easy to get into and if you have a good grasp of basic strategy and tactics, then you should do well. It does feature an advanced battle power system and choices for you the warlord and would-be galactic emperor to choose from.

There are 12 players in each game and you will have a challenging experience for there are many skilled players who frequent the game. Diplomacy plays a key part in this game and here the lack of hard-coded treaties actually make the game better.

The combat aspects of this game are very well thought out, player-tested and very well balanced. Galactic Emperor: Hegemony is an outstanding strategy game.

However, there are downsides to this game. First, the game's community is practically non-existant. Second, it is part of the Skotos family of online games and you have to pay $12.95 a month to play all of these games. Problem is that in this reviewer's opinion, Galactic Emperor: Hegemony is the one and only game at Skotos that is actually any good. And no, paying that kind of money to play just one game is just simply not worth it.

Having said that, you can get a free 1 month trial account at Skotos to check out all they have to offer and its always possible that you just might find it worth your hard earned money.

Written by Charles Rector

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