On meta narratives in games 2

I’ve been playing again some Endless Space (ES) recently, a new take on the classic 4X genre (eXplore, eXpand, eXploit, and eXterminate) in the footpaths of such titles like Sid Meir’s Civilization series or Masters of Orion. The game is a pretty straightforward galactic empire builder with several types of victory possible (from population, scientific ...