Hello my friends, and welcome to Stellaris! This highly anticipated space strategy game from Paradox is finally here, and so far it’s really great! In this first entry, I create an entirely new race using the game’s complex race creation tool, and then use the full tutorial (there’s something of a half-tutorial mode as well) to show you the early portion of the game. I create a colony, solve an energy crisis and survey some nearby systems. These early days are always my favorite.