Yarlen's Articles
April 7, 2017 by Yarlen
Recently, Ironclad Games and Stardock released version 1.9 of Sins of a Solar Empire: Rebellion to players, marking the 5-year anniversary of the latest expansion. I've had the pleasure of working on Sins of a Solar Empire since we released the original title in 2008, and it's been great to see fans continue to play both the base game and the many mods that have been created for it.

If you're new to the series, or looking to join in the fun, what is Sins of a Solar Empire all abou...
November 15, 2016 by Yarlen
Ironclad Games and Stardock Entertainment are pleased to announce the release of version 1.86 of Sins of a Solar Empire: Rebellion today. Today's update further optimizes the CPU and AI systems, while including several fixes for the Outlaw Sectors DLC. 

Change LogAdvent Reanimation and any other form of cloning will no longer clone Militia units. Truce Amongst Rogues is now with just the pirates - not rebels, neutrals or militia. Modders can now make use of the new Research...
June 14, 2016 by Yarlen
Ironclad Games and Stardock are pleased to announce the release of Sins of a Solar Empire: Rebellion version 1.84 today. This new update adds additional options for modders, fixes several bugs, and makes fixes to the ICO multiplayer system for greater stability. For a full list of changes, please view the change log.
June 25, 2014 by Yarlen
Ironclad Games' Blair Fraser has posted a new developer journal relating the legal precedent the company set for trademarks in the video game industry. Read the whole article at: http://forums.sinsofasolarempire.com/455527
November 6, 2013 by Yarlen
I haven't written a developer journal in ages, but with the release of the Stellar Phenomena DLC for Sins of a Solar Empire: Rebellion today, I thought I'd give it a go. This DLC adds a number of elements to Sins that I've long thought of, so seeing it come into being has been a blast.  As with everything Sins, I worked closely with Ironclad in designing Stellar Phenomena, as did the rest of the team in creating it.  I love getting to work with Ironclad on this stuff, so th...
October 17, 2013 by Yarlen
Stardock has turned 20 years old this month and to celebrate, we're holding our biggest sale ever!  Gamers can save between 50-75% on our released titles and DLC by purchasing either direct from Stardock or via Steam from October 17th to October 21st.

For full prices, check out our mailer!
October 15, 2013 by Yarlen
Stardock announced the third installment of its award-winning PC strategy game series today as the company celebrates its 20th anniversary: Galactic Civilizations III, the long-awaited next chapter in one of the highest-rated strategy franchises of all time. Coming exclusively to 64-bit PCs, Galactic Civilizations III stays true to its core gameplay while adding new features including multiplayer, political intrigue, vastly improved visuals and much more.

Galactic Civilizations casts the...
August 21, 2013 by Yarlen
Ironclad Games and Stardock Entertainment are pleased to announce the start of an opt-in BETA for Sins of a Solar Empire: Rebellion today. Available as an opt-in via Steam, the v1.79 beta updates the game's graphics shader system and contains several balance changes. 

For a full change log visit: http://forums.sinsofasolarempire.com/447729
June 18, 2013 by Yarlen
Ironclad Games and Stardock Entertainment are happy to announce the release of the v1.51 update for Sins of a Solar Empire: Rebellion and the Forbidden Worlds DLC today. Now available automatically via the Steam client, this new update fixes several reported bugs by users.

For a full change log, visit: http://forums.sinsofasolarempire.com/445833
May 21, 2013 by Yarlen
Ironclad Games and Stardock Entertainment are pleased to announce the BETA 2 update for Sins of a Solar Empire: Rebellion v1.50.  This new update contains various fixes based on player feedback.  For a full change log, visit: 

http://forums.sinsofasolarempire.com/443792
May 2, 2013 by Yarlen
Ironclad Games and Stardock Entertainment are making ready the upcoming v1.50 opt-in BETA update. Take a look at all the upcoming changes below:

http://forums.sinsofasolarempire.com/443792
March 28, 2013 by Yarlen
Stardock Entertainment and Ironclad Games have put the Collectors' Edition items for Sins of a Solar Empire: Rebellion on-sale!  Add a Kol Battleship to your bookshelf, play on a special steel-imaged mousepad, pick up some dog tags and more at the lowest prices yet.

For full details or to order, visit: http://www.sinsofasolarempire.com/collectorsedition
November 13, 2012 by Yarlen
Stardock Entertainment and Ironclad Games are happy to announce the release of version 1.1 for Sins of a Solar Empire: Rebellion today. Available via the Steam client, this latest update adds dozens of new maps, balance adjustments, bug fixes and more. 

For full details visit: http://forums.sinsofasolarempire.com/436120
August 28, 2012 by Yarlen
Ironclad Games and Stardock Entertainment are very pleased to announce the release of v1.04 for their hit real-time strategy game, Sins of a Solar Empire: Rebellion today.

Now available via the Steam client (note: you may need to restart the Steam client if it doesn't see the update initially), this new update includes five new maps, additional balance adjustments, crash fixes, bug fixes, and more expansive modding options. 

For a full change log, see: http://forums.sinsofaso...
July 18, 2012 by Yarlen
Now available via Steam is v1.031 for Ironclad Games' and Stardock Entertainment's Sins of a Solar Empire: Rebellion. This minor update contains several bug fixes and minor balance adjustments. For a full change log please visit:

http://forums.sinsofasolarempire.com/428440