Second Update Released for A Murder of Crows

January 7, 2009

Second Update Released for A
Murder of Crows

Leading video game publisher
Lighthouse Interactive and acclaimed developer Kerberos Productions continue to
prove their commitment to the dedicated Sword of the Stars community, by
releasing the second update (1.6.4) for A Murder of Crows (PC) to the public
shortly after a surprise, early release to gaming fans on the Kerberos and
Lighthouse messageboards.

The following key features are
included in Update 1.6.4:

  • Auto-pause feature added to
    single-player games.

  • Added tech negotiation news event

  • Fleet list can now be filtered by
    Flagship or Deep Scan.

  • Slavers are back!

  • Research bonus added for killing
    the VN grand menace.

  • New avatars are available • Morale
    bonus is now awarded when a grand menace is destroyed.

  • Increased Cruiser and Dreadnought
    targeting manoeuvrability.

  • Increased income from Q-ships.

  • Added new controls to set ship or
    fleet facings… including Broadsides!

  • Zuul alien language research now
    yields improved slave lifespans.

A Murder of Crows (PC) is the latest
expansion to the highly acclaimed 4X space strategy game Sword of the Stars
(PC). It is available for digital download at and the Lighthouse
Interactive webshop. Players are required to have either Sword of the Stars:
Collector’s Edition or Born of Blood in order to play this new addition to the

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for A Murder of Crows


While the four civilized races
battle back the voracious Zuul and seek advantage over each other, a ghost from
the past returns to the galaxy in the form of the manipulative Morrigi. Already
known for their dark crow-shaped attack drones and deadly traps, this race once
thought long extinct, returns looking for vengeance.

Using never-before-seen weapons,
ships and tactics, the Morrigi fall upon the other five races of the Sword of
the Stars universe, who must now adapt to the ancient masters of space or be

Time is of the essence as world
after world falls to the black winged ships that surge out of the dark like A
Murder of Crows.

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