Got to playing Endless Space and Endless Legend recently and these games are the most beautiful I have ever played. Amplitude Studios produces the best looking and best sounding games in the business, period. And then I check the intertubes and low and behold: Paradox is making Stellaris, there's a Master of Orion: Conquer the Stars early access, and Endless Space 2 is coming out in early access soon! At least one genre is getting enough love with the space setting. RPG makers take note! More space RPGs! Endless Legend (while a fantasy setting) has really drawn me in particular because it makes an attempt at having a kind of RPG within the 4X strategy game. There are actual quests to accomplish related to the various factions, and the factions are all so incredibly diverse and interesting and they actually are meant to be played wildly differently. Hopefully Endless Space 2 elaborates further on this idea. Anyone playing the new Master of Orion have any thoughts on the game? Thoughts on Stellaris compared with other Paradox games?