A Collection of Game Play Stories, Plus GalCiv II Stories

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Here is a collection of game play stories plus GalCiv II stories that have been posted to the forums since 2006/01 by Stardock and others.

2007/11/11 Detailed Suicide Medium Map DA AAR! - Rise of the Lexionians, is my own AAR. My score was low, only 21400 because I was not playing for a high score. This map did not have many planets and I choose the Influence victory which scores much lower than a Military Conquest victory. When playing for a high score you will do many things which have nothing to do with winning the game (e.g., building huge hull ships with nothing but BHE weapons to sit in orbit of a planet while there only remains one enemy planet left). The key to getting a high score is to build up your population, economy, manufacturing base, and military as soon as possible. Your score reflects the area under the curve for your game not the final values.
Tips for Maximizing Your Game Score

You might also like to read The Story of the Mithrilar, Arnor, Dread Lords, Humans, Altarians, and Drath.

2008/12/15 The Gaian Expedition

2008/12/05 Christmas Times

2008/11/22 A Twisted Reflection

2008/11/17 FOOD for Thought

2008/11/14 A Hop, Skip, and a Jump...

2008/10/28 Sword of the Krynn

2008/10/22 Toward a Synthetic Unity

2008/10/21 The Krynnoth

2008/10/10 The Birth of The Empire

2008/10/04 Cerulean Sky- REDUX

2008/09/26 The Blooding

2008/09/16 The General and The President-memoirs of a Navy War Hero

2008/08/27 Terran Alliance: Rise to Power

2008/08/19 General Infantry

2008/08/18 Pirate Mega Event

2008/08/11 Community Games

2008/08/10 Galactic Manifest Destiny

2008/08/05 The Synthetic Crusade

2008/08/05 Beta Sector

2008/07/23 Poor Vegans

2008/07/21 Just Another Terran AAR

2008/07/14 ToA Campaigne AAR

2008/07/10 The Great Galactic Diplomates (Korath@ToA@Obscene@Medium)

2008/07/02 Ideological War

2008/06/29 The Portal Union

2008/06/22 Rise of an Empire

2008/06/22 The Way of The Krynn

2008/06/12 Altair's First Strike

2008/06/03 Thalans@ToA@Masochistic@MediumMap

2008/05/30 Odyssey into Hell

2008/05/25 First Try at ToA: The Terrans

2008/05/24 UP Counsel Information

2008/05/21 Emerging from the depths of space...

2008/05/14 UFP

2008/05/08 A soliders life in Galciv

2008/05/07 Born From Ashes

2008/05/06 Shadow Sun - Expansion Wars Part I

2008/05/02 Galciv Chronicles

2008/04/30 Jordan's Revenge

2008/04/30 Krynn AAR

2008/04/28 An homage to the AAR

2008/04/27 Federation AAR

2008/04/16 [TA beta 6b] An ascension demonstration

2008/04/09 The Allegiance Of Rundan

2008/04/07 Cerulean Sky - The Life of Jacquelyn Hamilton

2008/04/07 Alpha Centauri: Rediscovering the Past

2008/03/24 Beware of Humans

2008/03/17 [TA beta 5] A Thalan demonstration

2008/03/08 The Kur Sari

2008/03/03 Red Alert

2008/02/24 Peacekeepers, behind the enemy

2008/02/15 Despatches From Altaria

2008/02/08 Altaria's Last Stand

2008/01/25 Spygate

2008/01/23 My Greatest Comeback Win Ever!

2008/01/15 Arcean Arrival AAR

2008/01/11 Iconian AAR

2008/01/09 Thoughts and analysis on TA as of beta 4

2008/01/08 First Contact with the Dread Lords

2008/01/02 False Alliances & Cultural Conquest

2007/12/31 Layman Warmongerer's AAR

2007/12/07 Unbelieveable

2007/12/06 The Fate of the Jotoki

2007/12/06 So, you want to be an Isolationist - ToA B3

2007/11/27 a peacekeeper battle aar

2007/11/25 From the Blackness of Space

2007/11/24 Creation...

2007/11/17 Terran Sultanate

2007/11/11 Detailed Suicide Medium Map DA AAR! - Rise of the Lexionians

2007/11/07 Every Point of Light is an Enemy!

2007/11/05 The Terran Odyssey

2007/11/04 Drengin AAR - A Twilight of the Arnor Story

2007/11/02 A New Age

2007/11/01 Counterstrike! - Yes, another unconventional AAR...

2007/10/31 Twilight of the Arceans - A Twilight of the Arnor Story

2007/10/27 Rise of the Snathi Horde

2007/10/13 The Most Powerful Empire in the Universe!

2007/09/26 Detailed Suicidal Large Map DA AAR

2007/09/18 The Altarian Resurgance

2007/09/04 From the Shadows

2007/08/31 Awakening a Leader

2007/08/26 The Endoran Coalition of Worlds

2007/08/26 Attempt at "all econ" approach AAR

2007/08/15 The Old Guard

2007/08/10 Technically Evil

2007/08/04 The Quest for Unity

2007/07/28 First Conflict

2007/07/23 The Last Battlefield - Yet Another "Unconventional AAR"

2007/07/15 Oops! Shouldn't have declared war...

2007/07/11 AAR for the DA campaign

2007/07/05 Diary of a Terran Soldier - An Unconventional AAR

2007/07/04 For the Glory of Evil! - My report to my Master, the Dark Emperor!

2007/07/02 My First Real DA Game

2007/07/02 Super Warrior AAR - First Strike FTW?

2007/07/01 Researching While the Galaxy Burns

2007/06/28 Starlight Conclave Saga - Searching for Enlightenment in a Hostile Universe

2007/06/27 Goodbye to an Old Friend

2007/06/25 Battle For the Internets - Silly Little AAR

2007/06/25 First AAR: Thalans

2007/06/25 Super Diplomat AAR: Fiddling While the Galaxy Burns

2007/06/24 The Terran Federation I

2007/06/23 Altarian Resistance

2007/06/21 Frybar Gloer Gor Bari - Or, how this n00b has decided to pawn himself

2007/06/18 A Xenovian Lab Monkeys AAR - A Test of the All-Lab Strategy

2007/06/15 Archin Heritage: the truth - Were are we really from?

2007/06/12 Altarian Afterthought AAR - Just Your Average Gigantic Galaxy

2007/06/12 Archins Mistake - What Have We Done!

2007/06/11 A Newbies Torian AAR

2007/06/10 Thanks for the win, pirates!

2007/06/10 Osterloh Family the 3rd

2007/06/10 Jagged Alliance and Yet Another Influence Victory

2007/06/10 The Sons of Earth

2007/06/07 Pax Imperia - Chapter One: A Clean Slate

2007/06/06 Rise of the Earth Federation

2007/06/05 Terran Nationalist Republic

2007/06/04 Torgalian Redux

2007/05/22 Homeward Bound: The Archins Story - The Final Epic Tale of The Dread Lord Wars

2007/05/17 Torgalian Domination -- Defeated!

2007/05/06 Epic War: Drengin vs. Terran Alliance vs. Thalan

2007/04/29 The Other Shoe

2007/04/26 The Great Despair of the Amatons

2007/04/20 The Fatal Consulate

2007/04/17 Green Pasture

2007/04/12 The Terran War Diary

2007/04/12 Altarian Rebillion AAR

2007/04/09 First Finished GalCiv II game!

2007/04/04 Getz AAR: Super Breeder

2007/04/04 The Galaxis Saga - History of Earth, 21st and Onward'

2007/04/02 An epic game! - War, or not to war?

2007/03/27 The Bloodbath....a tale of war and conquest

2007/03/25 Altarian AAR

2007/03/25 Alpha Squad - The story of the semi-heroic adventures of Alpha Squad!

2007/03/24 Krynn AAR

2007/03/16 Korath AAR - You die, she dies, everybody dies...

2007/03/15 Osterloh Family 2

2007/03/11 The Yor

2007/03/03 Terran Diplomacy AAR

2007/02/28 Thalian Hive

2007/02/28 The Terran Commonwealth

2007/02/27 Upon a Sea of Stars - A Galactic Civilizations II: Dark Avatar AAR by Arilias

2007/02/20 Terra - The Rise of Humanity

2007/02/19 Terran Alliance the early years

2007/02/17 History of the Union of Solar Republics Volume III 4th Edition - The rise of human domination

2007/02/17 The Fall of the Drath Legion - Mission 1 of The Dark Avatar

2007/02/16 Howard Smith Saves the Galaxy - A Terran Confederation AAR

2007/02/13 The First War, A History of Man's First Interstellar Conflict

2007/02/10 For Gondacor!

2007/02/03 The Gur-Gun Ascension

2007/01/30 The Republic of Magaria

2007/01/22 The Rise of The Vampire's Abode - A story about mega-events

2007/01/18 The Confederacy of Man

2007/01/08 Elgarian Rise / Demise

2007/01/08 The story of the Procyon Expance

2006/12/31 Rise of the Galactic Republic

2006/12/27 Drengin-Human Wars LX

2006/12/02 The Story of a Falling Civilization and the Rise of A New - The origin of the Dread Lords and the Terrans demise.

2006/12/02 Uniting the Galaxy, one Genocide at a time - The Federation from Star Trek never did this!

2006/11/27 The Yormageddon

2006/11/24 ThreeWar 1 - The Drengin, Humans and me(League of Worlds)!

2006/11/21 Pax Terra

2006/11/20 The History of the Terran Empire

2006/11/20 The Rise of the Korath

2006/10/15 The Fall of the Commonwealth

2006/09/29 A Fatal Mistake

2006/09/17 Snake People of the Mambani

2006/09/13 The Ironic Defeat

2006/09/07 An Epic Generated - The Rise of the Galactic Coalition

2006/09/02 The Galactic Federation Strikes! - A look at a post 1.3 beta 3x build.

2006/08/29 With Malice Towards None…

2006/08/27 The YOR Years

2006/08/24 Giving the Dread Lords What For

2006/08/23 A day in the life of... - The Yor Collective Becomes a Threat to the Entire Galaxy

2006/08/21 Frontier

2006/08/15 The Ship That Changed the Galaxy

2006/08/08 Terran Alliance Comic - A Graphic Novel Based on GalCiv2 and StarTrek

2006/08/08 Fall from Grace - The Altarians are Forced to Make Tough Choices in their Desperate Bid to Survive

2006/08/02 The Diary of an Empire - Taken from the Private Journal of Alan Bradly

2006/07/30 The Terran Dominion - A faction of the passive Terran Alliance breaks away to form the Terran Dominion, sworn to ensure the survival of the human race – and the human race alone.

2006/05/15 Terran Alliance (only Earth and Mars) - The Terran Alliance only Colonizes Mars and Tries for a Diplomatic Victory

2006/04/25 The Thalans' Long Struggle

2006/04/23 The Galaxy is on Fire - The Rest of Galaxy Unites to Deal with the Growing Drengin Threat

2006/04/18 Do as I say...not as I do...

2006/04/14 AI Audit for v1.1

2006/04/05 Duel with the Drengin (game ver. 1.1 beta2)

2006/04/02 The Galaxy goes under the Hammer

2006/03/30 Society Phoenixus, Helping Evolution Along...

2006/03/23 Yor Ascendant

2006/03/23 Cultural Domination

2006/03/21 Computer AI in Transition, the Journey to v1.1

2006/03/17 Terra Byzantium

2006/03/13 The Rise (Or Decline and Fall?) of the Foundation

2006/03/13 The Rovian Empire

2006/03/09 The Final Frontier

2006/03/08 The Zantarian Theocracy

2006/03/08 Humanity Ascendant

2006/03/07 The Unbound: The Bentusi

2006/03/06 The Samaelian Empire

2006/03/01 Rise of the Kaedrinians!

2006/03/01 The Dread Lord Menance - The Dread Lords are currently only available in the campaign or in scenarios, but stay tuned, they'll be making their way into sand box mode (user controlled option). So how tough are they? Find out in here...

2006/02/21 The Drengin-Human Wars XXII - The Drengin are the ruthless overlords of much of the galaxy. In skirmish after skirmish they have been bested by the Terran Alliance. But it was only a matter of time before the Drengin adapted to human strategies...

2006/02/19 Terran Ascension - The Terran Alliance is the new power on the block. They may seem like nice guys but look out, the talking monkeys from Sol III also are quite effective at the art of war...

2006/02/16 Altarian Downfall - All for Drengin

2006/01/21 Terran vs. Drengin Wars

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September 17, 2006 1:49:18 PM from GalCiv II Forums GalCiv II Forums
AARS come from dev journals?????  

WHO KNEW???????  
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September 17, 2006 2:22:56 PM from GalCiv II Forums GalCiv II Forums
AARS come from dev journals?????

WHO KNEW???????


People like me, who read the journals.      

  Mascrinthus  

U certainly r :-

the last of the good Mithrilar


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September 17, 2006 2:26:10 PM from GalCiv II Forums GalCiv II Forums
Hey, Mascrinthus

First, whats your real name?(don't answer that if you don't want to)

Second, Haven't you heard about the contest.I haven't seen any entry from you.You should check out mine.(Character:MOIZ)
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September 21, 2006 5:32:40 PM from GalCiv II Forums GalCiv II Forums
First, whats your real name?(don't answer that if you don't want to)

My real name is Paul DesRivieres; I'm 40 yrs from Ottawa, Ontario, Canada but I have been living in Stafford, Virginia, USA since 2000.

Second, Haven't you heard about the contest.I haven't seen any entry from you. You should check out mine.(Character:MOIZ)

I'm frequently on the GalCiv2 forums so I have heard of the contest. I have a wife and two daughters ages 2 and 3, so I don't have the time for the contest. As it is my wife complains about the time I spend playing GalCiv2.
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September 21, 2006 6:37:45 PM from GalCiv II Forums GalCiv II Forums
I added 2006/09/17 Snake People of the Mambani to make a total of 38! Thanks to all the authors and please if you have not already done so, complete your stories.
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September 21, 2006 8:35:22 PM from GalCiv II Forums GalCiv II Forums
thanks a lot Macrinthus-should i continue to post on here or on the AAR original post?

Also I have been trying to post the new part of my story 'Snake People of the Manbani' for about 3 hours now-its quite a long thread with an image-bit the site is having none of it-can anyone help?
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September 22, 2006 11:55:13 AM from GalCiv II Forums GalCiv II Forums
thanks a lot Macrinthus-should i continue to post on here or on the AAR original post?

Also I have been trying to post the new part of my story 'Snake People of the Manbani' for about 3 hours now-its quite a long thread with an image-bit the site is having none of it-can anyone help?

This thread is only meant to be a growing list of links to stories. All authors should post updates to their stories in their threads; otherwise, we will have a real mess! Yesterday the GalCiv2 forums were acting up; try again.
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September 23, 2006 5:38:45 AM from GalCiv II Forums GalCiv II Forums
I'm gonna write my own AAR soon....  
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September 24, 2006 6:12:03 AM from GalCiv II Forums GalCiv II Forums
Hey, mascrinthus if you want carriers to be implemented in the expansion after DA
then come to this post:

Signature list for carriers
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September 24, 2006 6:21:07 AM from GalCiv II Forums GalCiv II Forums
I found another one:

Upon a sea of stars
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September 25, 2006 12:37:51 PM from GalCiv II Forums GalCiv II Forums
Hey, mascrinthus if you want carriers to be implemented in the expansion after DA then come to this post

I would only want carriers and other frequently requested additions like terror stars added if they could be balanced in the game and if the AI made good use of them.
Given their size and ability to travel great distances I think of fighters and heavy fighters are corvettes and frigates.
Tiny = Corvette
Small = Frigate
Medium = Destoryer
Large = Cruiser
Huge = Dreadnought

Also, lets keep posts in this thread related to game stories; there are many threads discussing carries.
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September 25, 2006 1:43:55 PM from GalCiv II Forums GalCiv II Forums
I added 2006/09/23 Upon a Sea of Stars to make a total of 39!
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October 15, 2006 11:00:08 AM from GalCiv II Forums GalCiv II Forums
I just posted this one

Fall of the Commonwealth
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October 26, 2006 2:36:33 PM from GalCiv II Forums GalCiv II Forums
I added 2006/10/15 The Fall of the Commonwealth to make a total of 40!
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November 21, 2006 3:32:07 PM from GalCiv II Forums GalCiv II Forums
You know, I honestly can't believe this one isn't here already:

Frontier
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November 22, 2006 6:05:17 PM from GalCiv II Forums GalCiv II Forums
You know, I honestly can't believe this one isn't here already: Frontier

Some slip through the cracks but in the case of this AAR, I saw nothing in the story to connect it to GalCiv2. It could just as easily be an AAR for SEV, some other game, or not based on any game.

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November 25, 2006 12:00:31 PM from GalCiv II Forums GalCiv II Forums
WOW!
so many!
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November 30, 2006 1:25:44 PM from GalCiv II Forums GalCiv II Forums
WOW! so many!

If GalCiv2 DA is released with the Epic Generator then I expect we will see a lot more game stories posted to the forums once it is released.
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December 4, 2006 11:40:32 AM from GalCiv II Forums GalCiv II Forums
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April 11, 2007 12:50:05 PM from GalCiv II Forums GalCiv II Forums
I added 2007/04/09 First Finished GalCiv II game!, 2007/04/04 Getz AAR: Super Breeder, 2007/04/04 The Galaxis Saga - History of Earth, 21st and Onward', 2007/04/02 An epic game! - War, or not to war?, 2007/03/27 The Bloodbath....a tale of war and conquest, 2007/03/25 Altarian AAR, 2007/03/25 Alpha Squad - The story of the semi-heroic adventures of Alpha Squad!, 2007/03/24 Krynn AAR, 2007/03/16 Korath AAR - You die, she dies, everybody dies..., 2007/03/15 osterloh family 2, 2007/03/11 The Yor, 2007/03/03 Terran Diplomacy AAR, 2007/02/28 Thalian Hive, 2007/02/28 The Terran Commonwealth, 2007/02/27 Upon a Sea of Stars - A Galactic Civilizations II: Dark Avatar AAR by Arilias, 2007/02/20 Terra - The Rise of Humanity, 2007/02/19 Terran Alliance the early years, 2007/02/17 History of the Union of Solar Republics Volume III 4th Edition - The rise of human domination, 2007/02/17 The Fall of the Drath Legion - Mission 1 of The Dark Avatar, 2007/02/16 Howard Smith Saves the Galaxy - A Terran Confederation AAR, 2007/02/13 The First War, A History of Man's First Interstellar Conflict, 2007/02/10 For Gondacor!, 2007/02/03 The Gur-Gun Ascension, 2007/01/30 The Republic of Magaria, 2007/01/22 The Rise of The Vampire's Abode - A story about mega-events, 2007/01/18 The Confederacy of Man, 2007/01/08 Elgarian Rise / Demise, 2007/01/08 The story of the Procyon Expance, 2006/12/02 The Story of a Falling Civilization and the Rise of A New - The origin of the dread lords and the terrans demise., 2006/12/02 Uniting the Galaxy, one Genocide at a time - The Federation from Star Trek never did this!, and 2006/11/27 The Yormageddon for a total of 76!
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May 1, 2007 11:35:26 AM from GalCiv II Forums GalCiv II Forums
I added Brad's DA game play examples, 2006/12/31 Rise of the Galactic Republic and 2006/12/27 Drengin-Human Wars LX, taken from the Dev Journals for a total of 78!
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