Island Dog's Articles for September, 2017
September 27, 2017 by Island Dog
In part 3 of this video series, Stardock CEO Brad Wardell plays against civilizations created by the players.
September 22, 2017 by Island Dog
Stardock CEO Brad Wardell has a two-part video series on  Humans vs. Multiverse in Galactic Civilizations III!





 
September 8, 2017 by Island Dog
This mod stays in the universe of the original, but adds hundreds of changes to create new ways to play this much-loved strategy game. You’ll experience new factions, abilities, and strategies in this mod.

Extended 4X comes with special hero units, new and rebalanced planet types, embassies, random encounters, a new ship upgrade system, deeper civic and planet upgrade mechanics, and much more.

Check out the video here!
September 21, 2017 by Island Dog
Star Trek: Discovery premieres this weekend, so lets use this thread to discuss.

http://www.cbs.com/shows/star-trek-discovery/

 
September 29, 2017 by Island Dog
Happy Feature Friday! We had some nice skins come through the galleries over the past week or so and it was a bit tough selecting one to be featured, but today I wanted to feature Flattened by DaveBax for WindowBlinds.

If you like dark skins then you will definitely want to grab this one!

Download: http://www.wincustomize.com/explore/windowblinds/8765/
September 15, 2017 by Island Dog
We show a lot of skins and themes, but WinCustomize also has a wide selection of desktop wallpapers. This is one of the latest submissions from c31marius called Stranded. Download the full 4k version from the link below.

Download here: http://www.wincustomize.com/explore/wallpapers/50282/

Get more Wallpapers here: http://www.wincustomize.com/explore/wallpapers
September 29, 2017 by Island Dog
I forgot this premiered this week so I fired up the CBS app and gave it a watch. I thought it was good.

http://www.cbs.com/shows/seal-team/

Anybody else watch this?
September 8, 2017 by Island Dog
We have another great looking skin from retiredmaster called Fero. This is a minimal skin which is perfect for someone who wants a WindowBlinds skin with a simple yet beautiful design.

Download here: http://www.wincustomize.com/explore/windowblinds/8746/





 
September 21, 2017 by Island Dog
Stardock VP Derek Paxton is modding on the stream at 5:30pm ET!

Ggthemachine (Callum) will be streaming Ashes: Escalation around 8pm ET tonight on Steam!

http://store.steampowered.com/sale/stardock

 
September 21, 2017 by Island Dog
 Customize your PC just the way you like it for less than $10*
with Fences and Start10!Place files anywhere on your desktop and access them easily with Fences. Set up a Start menu experience
that matches your style with a Windows 7 or new sleek modern design with Start10.
Combine the two and conquer your desktop clutter in a style that's unique to your needs.  Reg. $9.99   Now $7.49
Automatically organize your desktop shortcuts and icons with Fences.

Create sh...
September 1, 2017 by Island Dog
Happy Friday, WinCustomize members! It's a long holiday weekend for many of us so lets kick it off with a new WindowBlinds skin by LightStar called Moderna. This has a flat design with a modern touch that can easily be your WindowBlinds skin for daily use.

It's designed for Windows 10, 8 and 7, so be sure to add this one to your library.

Download here: https://www.wincustomize.com/explore/windowblinds/8739/
September 13, 2017 by Island Dog
Designer Callum McCole (GGTheMachine) faces off on the Frosthaven map against one of the community's top players, Amelie, in the grand final of the August Escalation Tournament. 
September 13, 2017 by Island Dog
Designer Callum McCole (GGTheMachine) faces off on the Frosthaven map against one of the community's top players, Amelie, in the grand final of the August Escalation Tournament. 
September 14, 2017 by Island Dog
Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation FREE Juggernaut DLC
Reveals Devastating New Warships
Plus, check out the v2.5 update with lots of gameplay and modding improvements!   Free New Juggernauts DLCPHC Agamemnon

Designed to annihilate swarms of enemy units and overrun defensive positions, the Agamemnon has the potential to hold territory against waves of enemies for long periods of time. With two rapid-firing laser batteries and tempest missile salvos, the Agamemnon can satura...
September 14, 2017 by Island Dog
DasTactic started a new Let's Play series for Galactic Civilizations III: Crusade! Check out the video below and be sure to subscribe to his channel for more!
September 5, 2017 by Island Dog
“In 2012, Stardock was at a point where we wanted to make games that couldn’t be made with current engines,” Ashes of the Singularity designer Derek Paxton told GamesBeat. “When I first came to Stardock, I said, ‘Hey, listen, let’s quit making a game engine and concentrate on making games. We’re a small company. We don’t have a huge staff. Let’s focus on the part that we’re really passionate about. Let’s make the games.’ [CE...
September 5, 2017 by Island Dog
“In 2012, Stardock was at a point where we wanted to make games that couldn’t be made with current engines,” Ashes of the Singularity designer Derek Paxton told GamesBeat. “When I first came to Stardock, I said, ‘Hey, listen, let’s quit making a game engine and concentrate on making games. We’re a small company. We don’t have a huge staff. Let’s focus on the part that we’re really passionate about. Let’s make the games.’ [CE...
September 13, 2017 by Island Dog
Fences and Start10 are two popular apps from Stardock. Fences is an app that lets you organize your desktop icons into customizable fences. Start10 is an alternative Start menu for Windows 10 that brings additional options over the default Start menu. Both of these are also included with an Object Desktop membership.

One of the great things about having both these apps is they work wonderfully together and Start10 has an integrated feature with Fences which allows you to show your f...
September 26, 2017 by Island Dog
WinCustomize has a wide variety of skins and themes for nearly every aspect of your Windows operating system. From animated wallpaper for DeskScapes all the way to skins for WindowBlinds, from cursor themes to icon packs, we are the site for finding the best themes to use with your Stardock applications. Since we have a massive amount of available downloads, we've created a guide that explains what software is needed (if any) in order to use these great skins and themes.

I’d also r...