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Star Ruler: Now available for Pre-Order on GamersGate
« on: May 21, 2010, 07:50:29 PM »
Star Ruler is now available for Pre-Order through GamersGate.

Pre-Orders are $19.95, saving you $5 off the final price.

Whenever you pre-order the game, you should receive a serial key; if you include that serial when you apply to the beta we will prefer you when we draw from our next wave. However, due to the volume of testers applying, it's not a guarantee.

We got a report from someone who purchased from GamersGate that said they did not receive a key.  If you did not receive a key, e-mail GamersGate or me (firgof@blind-mind.com) and we will get it worked out.
« Last Edit: May 21, 2010, 08:25:58 PM by Firgof »
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Re: Star Ruler: Now available for Pre-Order on GamersGate
« Reply #1 on: May 22, 2010, 04:22:30 PM »
So, how many orders you got so far? I know you can't give exact sales data, but how is it roughly? Hundreds? Tens?

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Re: Star Ruler: Now available for Pre-Order on GamersGate
« Reply #2 on: May 22, 2010, 04:46:31 PM »
A little under ten at this time.
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Re: Star Ruler: Now available for Pre-Order on GamersGate
« Reply #3 on: May 22, 2010, 06:39:54 PM »
That's... a bit underwhelming, lol.

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Re: Star Ruler: Now available for Pre-Order on GamersGate
« Reply #4 on: May 22, 2010, 09:23:55 PM »
It is fairly months in advance.

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Re: Star Ruler: Now available for Pre-Order on GamersGate
« Reply #5 on: May 24, 2010, 09:45:12 AM »
Any news on keys for pre-orderers who didn't get them?

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Re: Star Ruler: Now available for Pre-Order on GamersGate
« Reply #6 on: May 25, 2010, 10:25:13 AM »
Nvm, that's fixed now.

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Re: Star Ruler: Now available for Pre-Order on GamersGate
« Reply #7 on: May 25, 2010, 02:05:02 PM »
I will pre-order when I get paid next month, at this point I'm, sadly, busy with revision for my exams (my 2nd is tomorrow), so haven't much time to do anything :/

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Re: Star Ruler: Now available for Pre-Order on GamersGate
« Reply #8 on: May 27, 2010, 11:09:42 PM »
well that was one more preorder a couple of days ago. I thought I would be able to wait until at least I knew the game was good, like some time after it was out and I'd read some impressions from people or played a bit with a demo or something. hehe, but watched that trailer a couple of more times and couldn't help it.

definitely interested in that lossless soundtrack

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Re: Star Ruler: Now available for Pre-Order on GamersGate
« Reply #9 on: June 15, 2010, 07:38:34 AM »
I alreday preordered and wait for next wave :)

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Re: Star Ruler: Now available for Pre-Order on GamersGate
« Reply #10 on: June 15, 2010, 09:28:10 AM »
Yeah me to  :D


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Re: Star Ruler: Now available for Pre-Order on GamersGate
« Reply #11 on: June 18, 2010, 10:07:26 PM »
Me 3! I cannot wait for the game to come out, getting to play beta and help make the game better is icing.

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Re: Star Ruler: Now available for Pre-Order on GamersGate
« Reply #12 on: June 20, 2010, 11:25:38 AM »
Shouldn't be too terribly long before we open up the next wave.  We're guesstimating about two weeks-ish or less.
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Re: Star Ruler: Now available for Pre-Order on GamersGate
« Reply #13 on: June 21, 2010, 01:48:32 PM »
Just Pre-Ordered Star Ruler :)

Looking forward to its Release.

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Re: Star Ruler: Now available for Pre-Order on GamersGate
« Reply #14 on: July 07, 2010, 03:33:20 PM »
Hi there,

I'm an old f@rt who has been using these 4X Space games long before some of you were even born.
Looking forward to Star Ruler, I pre-ordered the game today from GamersGate, I hope this game isn't as "Easy as eating pancakes".
I applied for the Beta.

Over and out space cadets!

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Re: Star Ruler: Now available for Pre-Order on GamersGate
« Reply #15 on: July 09, 2010, 05:10:48 PM »
Will there be other digital distribution venues besides gamersgate? I don't necessarily mind buying from them, but if it were on Impulse I'd pre-order today :P. Gamersgate charges always trigger my bank's anti-fraud alert for some reason :P

Or maybe even steam...

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Re: Star Ruler: Now available for Pre-Order on GamersGate
« Reply #16 on: July 09, 2010, 05:52:12 PM »
We're in discussions with [CENSORED], [CENSORED] and [CENSORED], and have contacted [CENSORED] in the past. If you with to hold off for a different service, [CENSORED] will be hosting us relatively soon (few weeks).

NDAs are a bit problematic, aren't they?

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Re: Star Ruler: Now available for Pre-Order on GamersGate
« Reply #17 on: July 12, 2010, 06:53:40 PM »
[censored]!
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Re: Star Ruler: Now available for Pre-Order on GamersGate
« Reply #18 on: July 28, 2010, 08:41:43 AM »
oww i went as far as pressing pay only to realise that i had no more money left on my card. I have to wait for the 15.th next month and then i might as well wait for the release :(

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Re: Star Ruler: Now available for Pre-Order on GamersGate
« Reply #19 on: July 31, 2010, 04:27:33 AM »
Would we be able to assume that (last) [CENSORED] is steam?

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Re: Star Ruler: Now available for Pre-Order on GamersGate
« Reply #20 on: July 31, 2010, 04:41:48 AM »
Sadly, no. But whatever I did mean should be announced a little before release at the current rate.

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Re: Star Ruler: Now available for Pre-Order on GamersGate
« Reply #21 on: July 31, 2010, 10:00:26 AM »
AHH  >:( :-[ my only card has 15 dollars on it D:!!!!!!!!!!!!! lol
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Re: Star Ruler: Now available for Pre-Order on GamersGate
« Reply #22 on: August 02, 2010, 04:26:52 PM »
Preordered. :)

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Re: Star Ruler: Now available for Pre-Order on GamersGate
« Reply #23 on: August 02, 2010, 04:41:42 PM »
Yep, I believe I saw this game talked about on the Distant Worlds forums.  Just pre-ordered; can't wait.  ;D

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« Reply #24 on: August 03, 2010, 05:34:33 PM »
Yeah I pre-ordered as well hopefully will get in the next wave before release, yes I am from the DW community as well. =)

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Re: Star Ruler: Now available for Pre-Order on GamersGate
« Reply #25 on: August 04, 2010, 08:57:32 AM »
You have a new preorder.

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« Reply #26 on: August 04, 2010, 10:29:47 AM »
Awesome, Space Voyager from Strategycore!

Nice to see faces from the forums I frequent! :D
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Re: Star Ruler: Now available for Pre-Order on GamersGate
« Reply #27 on: August 04, 2010, 01:58:47 PM »
Pre-ordered last night.  I hope the dev continue developing the game far into the future.

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Re: Star Ruler: Now available for Pre-Order on GamersGate
« Reply #28 on: August 04, 2010, 02:22:13 PM »
We will!

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Re: Star Ruler: Now available for Pre-Order on GamersGate
« Reply #29 on: August 04, 2010, 02:23:21 PM »
There's no way we're going to be satisfied with what we release with!  Heck yeah we're going to develop this thing for as long as money allows it! :D
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« Reply #30 on: August 04, 2010, 03:11:50 PM »
There's no way we're going to be satisfied with what we release with!

LoL... Might want to reword that for potential customers!  :P
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Re: Star Ruler: Now available for Pre-Order on GamersGate
« Reply #31 on: August 05, 2010, 01:49:08 AM »
Awesome, Space Voyager from Strategycore!

Nice to see faces from the forums I frequent! :D

That was the first thing I noticed when I stumbled into these forums - the whole space strategy gang! That can't be bad! ;D
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Re: Star Ruler: Now available for Pre-Order on GamersGate
« Reply #32 on: August 05, 2010, 08:42:06 PM »
Is there going to be a demo for this game?  While I love the 4X genre, I have been "stung" more often than pleasantly surprised over the years, and prefer to know if a game is worth my time before I buy it.  Forum feedback can be helpful, but all too often the forums are dominated by fan-boys or trolls, and niche games often aren't reviewed at all by the prominent media outlets.  No demo is usually a bad sign, while a feature or time limited demo can whet the appetite of a potential customer (me).   

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Re: Star Ruler: Now available for Pre-Order on GamersGate
« Reply #33 on: August 05, 2010, 08:44:31 PM »
There will not be a demo at release, not because we want to hide our game, but because it would take too much time to create a limited demo that isn't trivially worked around.

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« Reply #34 on: August 05, 2010, 10:32:27 PM »
Woohoo pre ordered! :D Can't wait guys.

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« Reply #35 on: August 06, 2010, 06:07:29 AM »
There will not be a demo at release, not because we want to hide our game, but because it would take too much time to create a limited demo that isn't trivially worked around.

Thanks for the quick reply.  It is good to see that the developers are watching the forums.  I will keep an eye on the development of this game.

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« Reply #36 on: August 06, 2010, 10:25:48 AM »
I look forward how this creative project procedes after release.

Thumbs up! I wish the team all success.
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« Reply #37 on: August 09, 2010, 07:33:19 PM »
too bad i missed beta test but still thank god ive found this game me and my buddies got bored playin se5...
So whats left to do with the game all finished by now? i just dont want  the release to get postponed lol

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« Reply #38 on: August 10, 2010, 08:48:12 PM »
Just popping in to say, pre-ordered a week ago too :)

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« Reply #39 on: August 10, 2010, 09:16:21 PM »
I pre-ordered today and also sign on for beta-test, though i did not specify i did pre-order in the e-mail... Oh well, just hope i will be pleasantly surprised by the game once it's out... I might have a lot of fun looking under the hood to see it's full potential  ;D.
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« Reply #40 on: August 11, 2010, 11:27:18 AM »
I found out about Star Ruler only a couple of hours ago from a forum post on GOG.com. I pre-ordered immediately after reading through the features page. I am very excited about this game!

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« Reply #41 on: August 13, 2010, 05:09:22 AM »
Its like watching an egg hatch.... gl all

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« Reply #42 on: August 16, 2010, 08:32:08 AM »
My first Post!
Seems most people are posting here when they preorder. So...
I preorder this morning!
And now the blasted price has dropped. Grrr. Oh well I'm sure that the 13p extra wont cause me to go into the red just yet.

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Re: Star Ruler: Now available for Pre-Order on GamersGate
« Reply #43 on: August 16, 2010, 08:33:19 AM »
Thanks, Fudge, flying frog, and everybody else!

We look forward to getting the game out to you all.  :crossedfingers:  Hopefully, everything will go better than expected sales-wise and how much we're able to chunk into the game before release.
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Re: Star Ruler: Now available for Pre-Order on GamersGate
« Reply #44 on: August 20, 2010, 05:53:41 PM »
oh gosh, how many hours left to get the game?  :'(

it's midnight in Portugal. So, it's 21 Aug. :'(

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« Reply #45 on: August 20, 2010, 06:01:38 PM »
oh gosh, how many hours left to get the game?  :'(

it's midnight in Portugal. So, it's 21 Aug. :'(
I'd say another 7 hours or so, going of this sites clock.


Also...Is there any kind of confirmation about this game going onto steam?

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« Reply #46 on: August 20, 2010, 06:04:50 PM »
Unlikely to go on steam in the near future, don't hold your breath.

Also it's released at 3 PM GMT for D2D and I think gamersgate too.

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« Reply #47 on: August 20, 2010, 06:21:18 PM »
you guys are making me suffer  :-\
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Re: Star Ruler: Now available for Pre-Order on GamersGate
« Reply #48 on: August 20, 2010, 08:03:36 PM »
Unlikely to go on steam in the near future, don't hold your breath.

Also it's released at 3 PM GMT for D2D and I think gamersgate too.
hmm....fair enough. Bummer....I'd get it on impulse but I can't wait that long....gamesgate it is then :D

Thanks for pointing out roughly when it'll get released too!

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« Reply #49 on: August 20, 2010, 11:37:10 PM »
i get mine on impulse sux extra few days but itll be ok cant wait to play want to do multiplay with you guys. see you all monday

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« Reply #50 on: August 21, 2010, 09:39:23 AM »
Hey, just a post to say the D2D link for download just changed from 'Pre-order' to 'Download' so git on it!  ;D