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For Obsidian's crowdfunded love letter to Infinity Engine games like Icewind Dale and Baldur's Gate, I was impressed by its willingness to pull back the curtain and let me see the machinery behind it.
We've all been there. Everyone remembers that mission. You and your partner are climbing up the mountains in the snow, striving to pull some slick clandestine operation about getting some intel on a bad guy, or something similar (because let's face...
Humans are the "bad guys" bent on taking over the known universe. Your species are the extraterrestrials, your mission is to do whatever it takes to conquer any planet with the element 'Red-X'. Terrorize local populations, abductions as well as infiltrate the natives to achieve your goals. Unfortunately you're not alone and other alien factions have joined in to stake their claims or protect the locals from destruction. Scout for base locations, build your bases, resource mines, supply depots and more all in the aide of achieving victory for the species.