Galcon 2 – Galaxy Map 2.0
The Galaxy Map has been re-opened! The major changes include dividing the clans into factions and connections between stars.
The main changes from the old map are:
– Clans are... Read more
Galcon 2 - It's an INTERGALACTIC PARTY!
Hey everyone, get ready for an INTERGALACTIC PARTY!
We've got 3 new trophies, new ships and new planets!
To fill in you in the galaxy map updates, I've added support... Read more
Galcon 2 – The Galaxy Map is here!
The Galaxy Map is now available to everyone! I hope all the clans have fun battling it out over stars! To conquer, use skill, strategy, and diplomacy! Read the help... Read more
Galcon 2 - Year of the Goat Update
Welcome to Year of the Goat! There are new trophies, new ships, and TWO new sectors! There's a Dojo sector for training new players, and a King of the Hill... Read more
Galcon 2 – Easter update!
Ahoy there, a new update is in the game! This time with Easter ships and an Easter ship type. Also a new game mode called "Vortex" that involved all the... Read more
Galcon 2 - St. Patrick's day mega-update!
Ahoy there! A lot of new things in this update! There's some new ship shapes, a new trophy, AND new ship classes! The ship classes are Fighter which makes ships... Read more
Galcon 2 - Valentine's week and new Eliminator sector!
Hey y'all! Some new Galcon 2 stuff to check out :) There's a whole new sector called "Eliminator" that structures 1v1 games into a bracket with many people playing at... Read more
Galcon 2 - DISCO MONTH (1.1.0)
Hey everyone! It's been a great launch month, and I hope you've had a ton of fun playing Galcon 2! Here's what's new since launch:
- DISCO MONTH! We've got... Read more
Galcon 2 - Launched on iOS!
Ahoy there! Galcon 2 has finally launched on the iOS App Store!
Epic launch video:
Thanks again for all your support! I hope you have fun!
Galcon 2 - Desktop / Steam Launch!
Ahoy there, after almost TWO years, we've finally made it! Galcon 2 is launching on Desktop / Steam today! Galcon 2 is Free-to-play with In-App-Purchases. You can get it for... Read more
Galcon 2 - Thanksgiving Update - 1.0.5
Hey there! Just a quick update before the holiday, ready for Windows, Mac, Linux, and Android. iOS Testflight will be mailed out shortly.
A few things fixed in this build:... Read more
Galcon 2 - 1.0.4 - bugfix update!
Ahoy there, 1.0.4 is now available on Windows, Mac, Linux, and Android. iOS / TestFlight users will get an email shortly.
I fixed a whole passel of bugs today, so... Read more
Galcon 2 - 1.0.3 - Polish & Auto-Updates
Ahoy there, 1.0.3 is now available on Windows, Mac, Linux, and Android. iOS / TestFlight users will get an email shortly.
It's only been a few days since the last... Read more
Galcon 2 - 1.0.2 - Performance and Tournaments
Ahoy there, another Galcon 2 update has arrived! Anyone can get it for Windows, Mac, Linux, or Android. iOS / TestFlight users will be emailed shortly.
Here are the most... Read more
Galcon 2 - 1.0.1 update
Ahoy there, it's been a great "fan premier" week for Galcon 2! You can download the latest update for Windows, Mac, Linux, or Android. iOS / TestFlight will be available... Read more
Galcon 2: Fan-Premier Launch
Ahoy there! Welcome to the Galcon 2 Fans-Premier Launch! The game is finally available to EVERYONE on Windows, Mac, Linux, and Android! Check it out, create a clan, invite your... Read more
Galcon 2 - beta35 - Behind the scenes overhaul
Ahoy there! beta35 is ready for action! Backers may check it out for Windows, Mac, Linux, and Android. iOS / TestFlight will be sent out shortly.
Updates to the game:... Read more
Galcon 2 – beta34 – Icon, Credits, Security
Howdy y'all! Welcome to another beta :) The game is getting close to launch (not sure how close, exactly, but ... getting there!) For the backers, I've got Windows, Mac,... Read more
Galcon 2 – beta33 – Quick bugfix update!
Ahoy there, new beta available for Windows, Mac, Linux, and Android. iOS TestFlight builds will be available shortly.
A smaller update today. A few miscellaneous bug fixes and another overhaul... Read more
Galcon 2 - beta32 - ZeroLag & Customization
Hey, got another beta ready today! Backers can get it for Windows, Mac, Linux, and Android. iOS build will be sent out via TestFlight shortly.
beta32 has some 50 bug... Read more
Galcon 2 - beta31 - Custom Servers
I've got a new build out today. Backers can get it for Windows, Mac, Linux, and Android. iOS builds will be sent out via TestFlight shortly.
There were over 50... Read more
Galcon 2 - beta30 - Bugfix update
Hey, thanks to everyone for all the feedback on beta29, I've put together a beta30 with a whole mess of bug fixes. If there is a bug you reported that... Read more
Galcon 2 - beta29 - Major update & tournament
Ahoy again! Another exciting update is ready to check out. Backers can download it for Windows, Mac, Linux, and Android. iOS version will be in email (sorry to people who... Read more
Galcon 2 - beta28 - Tournament Day!
Ahoy there! Get your latest build of Galcon 2 for Windows, Mac, Linux, and Android. iOS build will come via e-mail to people who signed up. These builds are available... Read more
Galcon 2 Tournament Saturday, July 12th from 1pm-4pm MST
Hi there! This week we're going to do a scheduled Galcon 2 tournament to ensure that more people can get together and play the game. The tournament will be at... Read more
Galcon 2 - now "feature complete" & beta tournament this afternoon!
Ahoy there, as of this afternoon, Galcon 2 is now "feature complete" meaning I've got all the features into the game that I'm planning on adding before release. I may... Read more
Galcon 2 – Super Spectacular Art Overhaul – Part 1
Ahoy there! It's been a while, but we've got a new update (beta26)! Check it out for Windows, Mac, Linux. (Sorry iOS / Android, not this week.)
So I'm pleased... Read more
Galcon 2 - ENORMOUS CLAN RIVALRY EDITION
Ahoy there! The beta25 is here for Windows, Mac, Linux. (Sorry Android, iOS, not this week!)
Since the last update, which was a total debacle - all the servers crashed... Read more
Galcon Legends launches on iOS
Galcon Legends has launched for the iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad! Go check it out!
I'm quite happy with this release and I hope you like it!... Read more
Galcon 2 – beta24 – Major progress, huge overhaul!
Short version: beta24 is live! Available for Windows, Mac, Linux. (Sorry iOS and Android, I was unable to get these builds together this time!)
I'm really excited about this update.... Read more
Galcon Legends has arrived for PC / Mac / Linux!
Ahoy there, I'm proud to announce that Galcon Legends has arrived for PC / Mac / Linux!
Check it out! Tell your friends! And try and collect all the trading... Read more
Galcon Legends update and Merry Christmas!
Ahoy there! There's a new Galcon Legends update available on Steam! If you haven't checked it out yet, go and get your Steam key. The update makes the win condition... Read more
Galcon 2 - Box sets, sound track, and Galcon Legends beta on Steam!
Hi there! We've finally got most of the box sets shipped out! So be looking for yours in the mail soon! It's got some nifty surprises in it, so I'm... Read more
Galcon 2 - beta23 - All rewards ready to ship! Many interface updates.
Hey, beta23 is available to backers for Windows, Mac, Linux, and Android. iOS builds coming via TestFlight shortly.
I'm VERY excited to announce that we've FINALLY gotten ALL the stuff... Read more
Galcon 2 - beta22 - Major iOS / Android overhaul, progress on Kickstarter rewards
Ahoy there, beta22 has arrived! Check it out for Windows, Mac, Linux, and Android. (iOS TestFlight on the way ...)
This build doesn't have any gameplay changes. What it does... Read more
Galcon 2 – beta21 – Bug fixing, cleanup, colorblind support added
Ahoy there, beta20 has arrived! Backers can check it out for Windows, Mac, Linux, or Android. (Testflight on the way...)
This update just fixed a bunch of bugs, and adds... Read more
Galcon 2 - beta20 - SDL2, UI, Legends, Modding, Galaxy Map, Rewards ...
Ahoy there! beta20 is ready for backers to check out for Windows, Mac, Linux and Android. (TestFlight / iOS coming shortly.) I'll be online for the next hour or so,... Read more
Galcon 2 - beta19 - Try Galcon Legends NOW!
Ahoy there! A new update is ready for Windows, Mac, Linux, Android, and TestFlight.
The main feature of this is a new beta of Galcon Legends is included right with... Read more
Galcon 2 - beta18 - Overhaul edition: Galaxy Map, Rankings, and Zooming
BIG NEWS (again!) – Galcon 2 – Galcon Legends and Party Report
I'm thrilled to announce the return of the Instant Action Galcon campaign as Galcon Legends!
This is going to be sold as a paid game separate from Galcon 2. It... Read more
BIG NEWS: Galcon 2 - beta17 - Music, Android, Store ... and MORE!
Ahoy there! We're right in the middle of the Galcon 2 Party and wanted to invite you all to join us! Here's beta17 for Android, Windows, Mac, and Linux. (iOS... Read more
Galcon 2 – beta16 – Earn some coins, then gamble them away!
Ahoy there, this is a mini-update! There’s no new game to download, this update is only on my server. I’ve just added the ability to earn coins by playing the... Read more
Galcon 2 - beta15 - Buy a trapezoid, why don'tcha?!
Ahoy there, beta15 is live! Get it for Windows, Mac, Linux. Testflight for iOS will be emailed shortly!
It's been about 3 weeks since the last beta, and a TON... Read more
Galcon 2 – beta14 – Experiment with Classes!
Our other Galcon Goat, Nibbles (from my Nan’s goat bath video) had her kid just a few days ago! Her name is Nubbin! Goats are fun!
And, there’s a new... Read more
Galcon 2 – beta13 – It’s like an MMO with Leaderboards!!!
Hey, a ton has happened in the past two weeks. The most important being, my first baby goat “Petunia” was born! Here’s a pic, of me in my office. At... Read more
Galcon 2 – beta12 – Galaxy Map Prototype!!
Get ready – beta12 is now available for backers on Windows, Mac, and Linux. iOS TestFlight people can go to TestFlight and grab the latest build in a few minutes.... Read more
Galcon 2 – beta11 – Ultracon & bricks & more!
Ahoy there, beta11 is ready for backers to download! Get it for Windows, Mac, or Linux. TestFlight users will get an email shortly with the latest build.
This build includes... Read more
Galcon 2 – beta10 – Game UI overhaul
Ahoy there, another build is ready for backers on Windows, Mac, Linux. TestFlight folks will get emails shortly with a new build too!
Particularly cool additions are left-handed mode, and... Read more
Galcon 2 – beta9 – iOS beta, Linux beta, and more options!
Hey there! Another swell Galcon 2 beta is available for Kickstarter backers on Windows, Mac, Linux (Ubuntu 12.04), and for a select few, iOS!
I’ve set up a server for... Read more
Galcon 2 – beta8 – rewards update, video options, and more!
Yo! Another beta is ready for you to play! Kickstarter backers can download it for Windows or Mac. Linux users: I spent some time this week preparing the game for Linux,... Read more
Galcon 2 – beta7 – now with iPad and MORE OPTIONS!!
Ahoy there, beta7 is now live! Kickstarter backers can download it for Windows or Mac. Be sure to leave some feedback in the forums, your participation is a huge help!... Read more
Galcon 2 – beta6 – now with SFX, head-to-head, and more!
New beta6 ready for exploration! Download for Windows or Mac. (Beta still only available to Kickstarter / PayPal backers.)
The final magnet set proofs came out great, we’re ordering the final... Read more
beta5 update – Now with co-op multiplayer game and world mod!
Okay! It was a pretty great week here! Short version: beta5 is out for Windows and Mac, try ‘em out! Be sure to also try the esparano_frustration mod, it’s got a... Read more
Galcon 2 – Now with Multiplayer!!! (beta4)
Hey, it’s been a crazy last week working on Galcon 2. I’ve just managed to get a rough version of multiplayer working, and it’s moddable too! I didn’t get it... Read more
Galcon 2: Art glass marbles (video!) and beta3
Have you ever wondered how marbles are made? I bet you have. Here's a video of Shannon "Snoop" Norris of Fireworx Glass Studio creating the Grand Admiral reward art glass marbles.... Read more
Galcon 2: Fridge magnet set update and beta-2
Thanks for trying out beta-1! Today beta-2 is available for Windows and Mac! Here's what's new:- Created an object-oriented Lua style wrapper for the modders!
- Created 3D sphere rendering... Read more
Galcon 2: the beta has begun!
Okay folks! The game is ready for beta-madness to begin!
Check it out here. You'll need to download the game, create a GALCON.COM account (if you don't have one) and... Read more
Galcon 2: Classic mod demo with zooming and scrolling
I spent a ton of time this week polishing the modding system for Galcon 2. I'm really looking forward to letting everyone dive in and try out the game and... Read more
Galcon 2: Lua bot wars
Hey, it's been a good week working on Galcon 2 :) I started out this week by adding ships into the whole swarmy mess!
Next up I got the swarms... Read more
Galcon 2: Now with 4000 planets!
Ahoy there! Thanks again for supporting the Galcon 2 Kickstarter! I'll be sending out progress updates as the development progresses, and here's the first!
Day 1: First I got the... Read more
Less than an hour left!!!
Well, folks, it's been awesome! Thanks so much for backing Galcon 2! It looks like we made it!
If you suddenly realized your life was going to be incomplete without... Read more
The GALCONATHON (part 2) is LIVE!
Hey, the GALCONATHON (part 2) is Live!!
4pm: Phil and Tim entertain us with some fiddle + banjo tunes
5pm: The final round of the Galconathon Tournament
6pm: The... Read more
The GALCONATHON is Live!
Hey, the GALCONATHON is Live!! We're starting a bit late, due to technical craziness, but let's have some fun! We'll be answering questions, playing Galcon, and doing all kinds of... Read more
Introducing The GALCONATHON!!
Howdy everyone! We've got less than 24 hours to go in the Galcon 2 Kickstarter! We're getting close, but we really need your help to make it! If it's at... Read more
Get a Galcon Power Necklace for that Special Someone!
With Valentine's Day just around the corner, it's time to think about what you're going to get for that Special Someone in your life. Let her know that your support... Read more
It's All About the Box Set!
Let's talk about the awesome box set prize tier! In addition to the amazing fridge magnet set and the super cool poster, you get a whole box full of Galcon-related... Read more
Fireside chat with Phil
Here's a video of me talking about what I'm excited about in Galcon 2! I explain in more detail my vision for some of the features.
Thanks again for... Read more
New reward tiers: become a DIGITAL Lieutenant / Commander / Captain!
Thanks everyone for your support! A lot of people requested additional digital-only tiers as they preferred not to receive any physical items. I've added 3 new tiers just for them!
$20 - DIGITAL... Read more
Galaxy Map Concept Art by Matt Kohr
Hi again! Matt Kohr, the artist for Galcon, was able to create some sweet concept art showing what the Galaxy Map might look like! I put it together in a... Read more
Watch Galcon at 42x speed - 2012 Ultimate Hero Tournament
Hey, we had a great time last night ringing in the new year with some Galcon Fusion! Here's the 2.5 hour tournament sped up 42x to a blazing fast 3... Read more
Galcon Fusion 2012 Ultimate Hero Tournament
Galcon Ultimate Hero 2012 FFA tournament tonight!!!
Want a chance to play against Nanno and Phil??? Well here it is!!!
Spend your New Years Eve at the Ultimate Hero... Read more
Nine days to go, Nan talks about Galcon 2
Okay, folks! We're getting down to the line here. We've only got 9 days to go, so we're nearing the final push! Nanno, our community manager, just made a video... Read more
Galcon 2: My favorite new feature is Classes
Hi again! Here's a video I made explaining "classes" which are my favorite new feature of Galcon 2. I think it's going to add a lot of fresh gameplay to... Read more
Galcon 2 - Community Q&A
Hey, thanks again for backing Galcon 2! Over on the Galcon 2 forums I've gotten some really great questions about the project. Here are my answers :)
1) HOW WILL THE... Read more
Galcon 2: Week 1 update & Galaxy Map design journal
Thanks everyone for supporting Galcon 2. We're just one week into the campaign and already hit the $8000 mark! Great!
I put together a developer journal video about the... Read more