Galactic Magnate - FAQ - About the game
What kind of game is Galactic Magnate?
Galactic Magnate is a game that merges several gaming concepts. Game
basics are very similar to classic board monopoly game. It is very similar
to board games in general - the players move on the game board, where
movement is determined by rolling the dice. But, we have created game rules
such that they minimize the impact of luck, and the game outcome is almost
totally dependent on players choices. This makes it very similar to strategy
games, especially turn-based sub type since players do actions in turns. A
small part of the game, auctions, are real-time, where players do actions
simultaneously. A good short description of the game would be:
board online multiplayer strategy.
Can the game be played against other people on the Internet?
Yes. In fact, this is the only way of playing Galactic Magnate.
It is online multiplayer game. You can not play it against computer.
How many players are required? How will I find other players?
Galactic Magnate can be played by 2-5 players. You do not have to
worry about finding your opponents, the game has automatic matchmaking
system that will find opponents for you automatically.
What is the price of the game?
At this moment, the game is absolutely free for playing!
Where can I get the game?
You can download the latest version
Is the game complete?
The game is not complete, but it is working more than fine. You should have
absolutely no problems while running the game. The fact that it is not
complete only means that we are planning to add many more interesting
features in the future.
How hard it is to learn to play?
Galactic Magnate is a very simple game that anybody can learn. You
can start playing immediately, although it may be good to read some
first. Still, the simple
rules have complex interactions, so mastering the game will require some
practice. That means it is impossible to become game expert in one day,
the game requires playing and strategic thinking.
How different is this game from classic monopoly?
It is quite different. The emphasis in Galactic Magnate is on strategy,
while in classic monopoly the game is mostly determined by luck. However,
the players of classic monopoly will find many similarities in game rules
and concept. You can read a
short description of differences