Recent Articles In Stardockians
March 14, 2018 by Island Dog on ID's place to speak
We celebrated Pi Day at Stardock with a competition!

Kristy took home first place for her "banofee (banana toffee) pie, while Amy placed 2nd with her fudge walnut pie and Sarah took 3rd for her pizza pie!
October 31, 2017 by Island Dog on ID's place to speak
Happy Halloween! We're enjoying some spooky festivities here at Stardock with our annual costume contest! We stopped scarfing donuts and guzzling cider long enough to get some photos to share:

June 6, 2017 by Island Dog on ID's place to speak
The June edition of the Stardock Magazine will be hitting your inboxes shortly. 

Use this thread to discuss.

Discord chats:

Windows Desktop III Escalation Trading Company you are not subscribed to receive the Stardock Magazine, manage your email subscriptions here.

Stardock Magazine April edition is about to go out.

Use this thread to discuss.

You can also visit the Windows Desktop Discord channel here: (games ones are being set up too).

March 14, 2017 by Island Dog on ID's place to speak
Today is Pi Day, and if we need another reason to eat actual pie well then this is as good as any. To celebrate, we had a “pie-off”.

Congrats to the winners and all the others who got to taste these wonderful creations.

1st: Frozen Key Lime Mousse pie (Kristy)

2nd: Candy-bar (Amy) 

3rd: (Not)Beef & broccoli pie (Aaron)

Leave your feedback here.  Will be sending this out soon.

Haven't sent this out yet...

But feel free to chat with me here.
If you don’t already have a subscription to Stardock Magazine, you can join at

My Twitter ID is

Our Twitch channel is (please subscribe there or they will beat me!)

Some screenshots:

WindowBlinds 10.5

Stardock Launcher

Fan shot of Escalation

Massive AI created fleet thanks to the new AI update.


The magazine will...

This Fall Stardock began a major overhaul across the board of its community infrastructure.

The first update was of our customization site ( to greatly speed it up.

The next update was to speed up our forums across all the Stardock community sites.

This past week, we launched the third major update: Forum community awards.  You will notice on people's posts that there are various little dots and awards by their names.  We...
Sending out a mailer today.  

You can always subscribe by going to

Post here about your thoughts on the October 2016 part 2 Stardock Magazine.

What is Stardock Magazine? It's where I give out our super secret stuff to subscribers unfiltered.

To subscribe go here: and add your email to the entry field on the bottom right.

Hi gang!

Any thoughts on the October issue of Stardock Magazine that will be going out around 10/10/2016 go ahead and post here.
October 6, 2016 by Island Dog on ID's place to speak
This is a great article from PCGamesN which talks with Stardock's CEO Brad Wardell about a variety of topics.

"While at college, Wardell wrote the original Galactic Civilizations - a grand space strategy game that established Stardock’s reputation in that genre. But publishers Strategy First filed for bankruptcy and he never received his royalties, instead building the company off the back of a popular OS/2 utilities package, Essentials.

That series of events helped establish a p...
September 20, 2016 by Frogboy on Brad Wardell - Skinning the frog
For those of you who subscribe to Stardock Magazine, use this thread to comment on the issue.

Detailed responses regarding Star Control and what's next for Object Desktop will show up in the October issue.

If you don't already subscribe go to: and subscribe on the left side.


Occam’s Razor:

Option 1: Our award-winning real-time strategy game is the worst game released in 2016.




Option 2: The person who has me blocked on Twitter and gave our last game a 4 may have some objectivity issues…