"[It's a] complete and utter overhaul of the diplomacy system," said Ironclad co-found Blair Fraser. "We are taking out the trash, burying it, digging it up again seven days later, cremating it and then shipping the dust to the dark side of the moon for an alien funeral."
Rofl...Sounds like the Hitchiker's guide to the galaxy...on the vogons
"The second micro expansion is really about both diplomacy and the non-military aspects of the game which will bring it more in line with the RT4X sub-genre we've labeled it as. Certainly, multiple paths to victory, especially non military paths, are part of that," Fraser said, adding that the introduction of additional game modes that will make the game more multiplayer-friendly is also a distinct possibility, pointing to the user-made Sins of a Solar EmpireDOME mod as an example.
WOOT WOOT... Can't wait for king of the hill, capture the flag, and of course survival mode, plus econ win