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This game is mix between Master of Orion and Imperium Galactica II. You can be one of many races, each with advantages and disadvantages. The whole game is very customizable, from allowing you to customize galaxy size to designing your own ships.


Pax Imperia: Eminent Domain Windows Configure game
Pax Imperia: Eminent Domain Windows Ship design
Pax Imperia: Eminent Domain Windows Planetary view
Pax Imperia: Eminent Domain Windows Technology screen

Alternate Titles

  • "Pax Imperia: Die Sternenkolonie" -- German title
  • "Pax Imperia 2" -- Informal title

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User Reviews

A real-time MOO lacking originality and soul. Windows PCGamer77 (3003)
Still #1 in it's genre! Windows Makitk (27)
A horrible travesty, both of the space-empire genre in general and of the remarkable, but flawed original Macintosh Pax Imperia Windows weregamer (157)
Savagely under-rated game that suffered from a few critical flaws Windows ked aha (8)
One of the best games i've ever played on my computer Windows Peyrot Mathieu (2)

Critic Reviews

Mac Gamer Macintosh 1998 90 out of 100 90
PC Jeux Windows Oct, 1997 88 out of 100 88
PC Joker Windows Dec, 1997 85 out of 100 85
Power Play Windows Dec, 1997 75 out of 100 75
PC Player (Germany) Windows Dec, 1997 74 out of 100 74
Svenska PC Gamer Windows Dec, 1997 70 out of 100 70
GameSpot Windows Dec 03, 1997 6.5 out of 10 65
Mac Addict Macintosh Jul, 1998 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Windows Feb, 1998 2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars 50
Macworld Macintosh Jun, 1998 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40


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Pax Imperia II was originally announced as a title to be published by Blizzard. Blizzard eventually dropped Pax Imperia II, though, when it decided it might be in conflict with their other space strategy project, the now-legendary StarCraft. THQ eventually contracted with Heliotrope and released the game in 1997 as Pax Imperia: Eminent Domain.

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